New ministerial appointments
Our parent department the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has welcomed a number of new Ministers.
More files from 1986-88 released
Today we released more files from the Prime Minister’s Office and the Cabinet Office, spanning the years 1986-88.
The files are available to view...
Shakespeare’s will heads to Stratford
One of our most important original documents relating to William Shakespeare is set to return to his hometown for the very first time since it was written...
Prisoner of war records now available online
More than 764,000 records of servicemen, women and civilians who were taken captive during the Napoleonic Wars, Crimean War, Boer War, First World War and Second World War have been published online.
Royal Navy First World War Lives at Sea project announced
We have once again joined forces with the National Maritime Museum (NMM) and the Crew List Index Project team (CLIP) to create a new free-to-search database resource relating to all the Royal Navy officers and ratings that served in the First World War - First World War Royal Navy Lives at Sea.