Arts and Entertainment Regal eye: ‘Hidden Histories: Britain’s Oldest Family Businesses’ featured Fiona Toye’s firm

A stray glance at last night's BBC4 schedules might have tricked people into thinking that Britain's Oldest Family Businesses were being given the Horrible Histories treatment. Alas, this is actually part of a three-part strand called Hidden Histories, which is similar in that it is about history, but different in that it is a very on-the-straight-and-narrow documentary for BBC4 rather than a daft romp through the past with Steve Punt and pals.

Love at first bite for dentist's son-in-law

A dentist told today how he only gave his approval to his daughter's wedding on the condition that his future son-in-law agreed to fix his terrible teeth.

Why family firms are the business

Shared values and a sense of pride – or sibling rivalry and squabbles in the boardroom? Helen Brown finds out what blood ties bring to the workplace

Has Monocle brought a corrective lens to the business of magazines?

His critics said he’d fail but Tyler Brûlé is growing circulation, opening foreign bureaux, moving into retail and planning a radio network. Ian Burrell finds out how

Cruise Jr follows dad into the family business

Adopted son to take leading role in remake of 'most violent film of all time'

Birthday rivalry on the high street

Cath Kidston, Heal’s, OKA and M&S get nostalgic - and cut-throat - over their milestone anniversaries, Annie Deakin reports

Liz Hoggard: We must all admit our dodgy uncles

My own dodgy uncle spent the family inheritance on model railways

Close-up: Marek Losey

After a decade making TV ads, he's finally gone into the family business

Out with the old Lady, in with the new

The Lady used to be fusty, dusty and full of stairlift ads – but no more. Sophie Morris meets the man who is giving the weekly women's magazine a much-needed facelift

Commons caps Derby's fightback

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Wedgwoods bid for family firm

Members of the Wedgwood family have mounted a bid to retake control of the pottery firm, pitching them head-to-head with Clarion Capital, the US private equity firm that made an offer for the Waterford Wedgwood business over the weekend.

City set to fine Robinho

Manchester City are set to fine record signing Robinho for his training ground walk out in Tenerife last week.

Johann Hari: Time to end the work experience scam

We want a Britain where the smart kids pull ahead whoever their parents are

Wall Street insiders had shunned Madoff for years

Regulators investigated widespread suspicions and exposed lies but failed to act

Family business faces crunch as Leuluais prepare for battle

Loyalties of biggest clan in rugby league will be tested tonight as cousins go head to head for a place in the Grand Final. By Dave Hadfield
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The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
America's first slavery museum established at Django Unchained plantation - 150 years after slavery outlawed

150 years after it was outlawed...

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Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

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Tony Oursler on exploring our uneasy relationship with technology with his new show

You won't believe your eyes

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Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

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