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The Sweet Makers, a new BBC series, explores the story of confectionery. The show’s historian, Annie Gray, examines the rise and fall of the trade
The BBC’s Home Service broadcast an announcement by government minister Dr Edith Summerskill in 1948 in which she proclaimed the arrival of the NHS. 
As Poldark returns to our screens, Anthony Burton looks at the backbreaking work of Cornish miners over the centuries
As we mark the anniversary of the Allied evacuation from France in 1940, Janet Dempsey explains how you can trace your family's involvement in Operation Dynamo
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