Christmas crackers
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The history of Christmas crackers

Christmas crackers are bound to be a feature of Yuletide celebrations this Thursday, but did you know that they actually date back more than 150 years?

BBC Breakfast's John Maguire has been finding out how it all began.

  • 22 Dec 2014
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