The remains of Hitler's deputy, Rudolf Hess, have been exhumed and his grave destroyed in an attempt to deter neo-Nazis using the plot as a shrine. What's left of him will be cremated and thrown to the fishes. See the story here and here.
For those of you a little confused as to what the future holds for the British Newspaper Library at Colindale, there's a short-and-to-the-point article here.
Christine Woodcock carries a useful guide to the traditional Scottish Naming Pattern on her blog, here.
Staying in Scotland, Chris Paton has produced a really handy list of websites for research in the Western Isles.
S&N have issued their July eNewsletter. Though many of the stories and articles have already been mentioned on this blog, I would advise you to give it a quick scan - you may be tempted by an offer or two.
The Irish Genealogy News blog has posted a summary of recent additions to the Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives.
Further important news for the Irish comes in the shape of the forthcoming Irish Family and Local History Handbook - see Chris Paton's post, here.
The BBC's TV & Radio listing can be found here.