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As promised, here’s the first instalment of a series of posts giving a summary of what I considered the best stories from last year. That doesn’t necessarily mean they were the biggest stories – sometimes what interests me more is the reaction certain stories inspire, how they link up with other news threads coming out at the time, and so on.

To start, here’s what I thought were the most fascinating ‘Hidden History’ stories for 2008:

Tomorrow, we head into UFO country…bring your fly swats.