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.
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Tuesday 08 September 2009
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.
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Tuesday 03 February 2009
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.
Tuesday 27 January 2009
Manchester City are set to fine record signing Robinho for his training ground walk out in Tenerife last week.
Wednesday 14 January 2009
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Friday 26 September 2008
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British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
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Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
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