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February 2018

Vinegar Valentines: Valentine’s Day hasn't always been a box of chocolates – Denise Bates explores the dark side of the festival of love, as well as its commercial history
Across the sea to Ireland: Melvyn Jones reveals the details of an early business trip between South Yorkshire and County Wicklow in Ireland
The birds without eggs: Nick Thorne investigates the family behind a favourite British brand
Safety first – or not at all: The Victorian era saw several disasters occur in theatres – caused by poorly built or cramped buildings, as Nell Darby explains
History in the details: Jayne Shrimpton on men's headwear

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