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Charity single on sale

Charity single on sale

Entertainers at a Blackpool hotel and bar have recorded their own version of a charity Christmas single.

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Dogs don Christmas jumpers for festive party

Dogs don Christmas jumpers for festive party

Dogs at a day care centre have gone animal crackers at their own special Christmas party.

Carousels
Are you one of the 1,000 people injured by their Christmas tree?

Are you one of the 1,000 people injured by their Christmas tree?

Excitement, stress, tiredness and alcohol can create unexpected hazards in the home at Christmas says the National Health Service.

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When should you put your Christmas tree up

When should you put your Christmas tree up

We’re only three days into December and already our Facebook and Twitter feeds are filling up with pictures of friends’ Christmas trees. (And arguments over whether not it’s too early).

Community
REVEALED: Your favourite Christmas smells, sounds, sights, and tastes

REVEALED: Your favourite Christmas smells, sounds, sights, and tastes

From the smell of a Christmas tree, the taste of that first bite of turkey, to the strains of a Christmas carol and the sight of snow falling outside, Christmas can be a celebration for the senses.

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Top 10 Christmas Adverts of 2015

Top 10 Christmas Adverts of 2015

We all know that festive season has become a big deal for retailers and the Christmas advert can now make or break a shop’s year. We take a look at our Top 10 favourite ads of 2015.

consumer goods
VIDEO: John Lewis unveils 2015 Christmas TV advert

VIDEO: John Lewis unveils 2015 Christmas TV advert

John Lewis has released its anticipated Christmas TV advert.

television
Star Wars and Thunderbirds set to top Christmas present lists

Star Wars and Thunderbirds set to top Christmas present lists

Star Wars and Thunderbirds are set to be the must-have toys for Christmas this year, according to industry experts.

Local
Christmas shortage warning as Lego struggles to cope with demand

Christmas shortage warning as Lego struggles to cope with demand

Children hoping for Lego toys this Christmas could be left disappointed after the company admitted it may be unable to fulfil orders in the run-up to the festive season.

consumer goods
I’m betting on a White Christmas

I’m betting on a White Christmas

Odds have been slashed on a White Christmas as some forecasters predict Britain is set for its coldest winter in five years.

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Sukhinder Singh of The Whisky Exchange recommends five whiskies to accompany your Christmas

Sukhinder Singh. Picture: The Whisky ExchangeSukhinder Singh of The Whisky Exchange presents his top five bottles of whisky that won’t

The festive food and drink pop-up taking over an Edinburgh graveyard

Taking over the old watchtower in St Cuthbert's Graveyard on Lothian Road, this new Edinburgh pop-up promises Christmas street food, warming

The Dockyard Social aims to serve up perfect Christmas weekend with 'naughty or nice' theme

Following its successful launch weekend, The Dockyard Social is returning on the 16th and 17th of December, with a festive twist.Asking street

Video: Falkirk chip shop serves up deep-fried twist on Christmas classics

New Union Chippie in Camelon, near Falkirk, began selling battered treats such as mince pies and pigs in blankets as part of a winter shake-up