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Three Historians Talk about Pearl History

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/w3csyp4p A recent BBC radio discussion about the history of pearls, featuring Victoria Finlay, Beatriz Chadour-Sampson and professor Molly Warsh. It’s a wide-ranging discussion, touching on pearls from a range of times and places. All in 44 minutes, but it’s … Continue reading

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HSBC Refusing to Let Customers Withdraw Money?

A few people got hot under the collar last week when the BBC published an article saying that HSBC is not honoring withdrawals unless the customer gives a good reason for wanting the money. In some cases tellers were refusing … Continue reading

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