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Living rooms

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By Mark Broatch in

Issue 3886 23rd Oct 2014

There’s no place like home, but what does it mean? Houses and the furniture, plumbing and even cutlery within have changed radically in recent centuries, says social historian Judith Flanders.

Ex-king coal

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By Mark Broatch in

Issue 3885 16th Oct 2014

What to do about coal? It played a valuable role in our history, yet it’s not without its issues, says historian Matthew Wright.

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