The latest Podcast from The National Archives is up for grabs (Tracing Merchant Seamen, 1857-1918).
There's also quite an interesting post on TNA's blog about mapping 'the Tube'.
The National Archives of Scotland's website carries a few new items of interest (Jubilee exhibition / West Register House access restrictions, etc.) - see here.
Many of you may be interested in the new exhibition opening at the National Library of Scotland, Going to the Pictures: Scotland at the Cinema.
As is the tradition, the latest prominent American politician to feature heavily in the news, Mitt Romney, has his ancestral roots examined by the media - see here.
I should like to direct all Irish researchers to Claire Santry's Irish Genealogy News blog, where there has been a burst of activity over the past few days - mainly minor stuff, but none of which should go un-noted by those with an interest in this part of the world.
I see the ITV Wales archive is to be donated to the National Library of Wales.
A 'Britishness' survey on the brightsolid website provides a little bit of interest for us genealogists.
Irish specialists, Eneclann, have a few items for sale - see here (also note the items at the top of the list).
There are a couple of fascinating articles about genetics, here and here.
And from the BBC's HistoryExtra website:
More news, etc., available via the BI-Gen Twitter feed.
Not very genealogical, I'm afraid - or even British/Irish - just downright horrific...