French union calls for break in transport strikes over Christmas France's CFDT union is opposed to transport strikes over the Christmas period but will call for new actions in January if the government does not drop a pension reform proposal that would encourage.. Reuters - Published 12 hours ago
Queen Elizabeth to set out UK PM Johnson's agenda on Thursday Queen Elizabeth will set out on Thursday Prime Minister Boris Johnson's legislative agenda following his election victory, including a pledge to bring the EU Withdrawal Agreement bill back to.. Reuters - Published 12 hours ago
Kim Kardashian West releases family Christmas card
Kim Kardashian West has shared her annual family Christmas card featuring her husband Kanye West and their four children North, Saint, Chicago and Psalm.
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Wham!'s 'Last Christmas' celebrates 35th anniversary
Wham!'s "Last Christmas" celebrates its 35h anniversary on Friday (December 13). The hit released in December 1984 was written and produced by British singer George Michael, who rose to fame in the
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UK retail stocks boosted by election result
Britain's retail sector was boosted by Prime Minister Boris Johnson's resounding general election victory on Friday, as investors factored in expectations of a step-up in consumer sentiment and..
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Brave girl to spend Christmas Day in hospital isolation room
A brave little girl who has been battling leukaemia for three years is determined to have a laugh on Christmas Day, despite having to spend it in isolation in hospital. Diagnosed with acute..
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PM makes his 'oven ready' Brexit pie
Boris Johnson helped make a beef and ale pie during a campaign visit to a Derby catering firm. The prime minister then pulled out a separate pie that had already cooked and said: "This is the..
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House Democrat accuses Trump of violating oath of office
The head of a U.S. congressional panel leading the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Monday accused him of putting himself before his country and violating his oath of office.
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Heckler shouts 'Trump is innocent' at House evidence hearing
A heckler at the House Judiciary Committee's hearing on Monday could be overheard shouting "Trump is innocent" before he was escorted from the room. The panel will formally review evidence from..
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Peloton 'wife' pops up in new advertisement
The actress who appeared in a widely criticized Christmas advertisement for exercise bike maker Peloton has a new role selling gin for actor Ryan Reynolds. Colette Luke has more.
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The White House Christmas Decorations You May Have Missed
On Monday, First lady Melania Trump unveiled the 2019 White House Christmas decorations. Several historic rooms in The White House are adorned in their theme this year—"The Spirit of America."..
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UK PM vows to chase 2030 World Cup bid if elected
Boris asks Santa Claus for Brexit this Christmas as he plays soccer with kids as he promises a joint 2030 World Cup bid with Ireland and support for the grassroots of the game.
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I want Brexit for Christmas, Boris Johnson says
Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he would like Brexit for Christmas when asked by a man dressed as Santa on the election campaign trail.
Mr Johnson had a kick-about with young football fans at the..
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Pet owners warned to keep animals away from chocolate at Christmas 'Chocolate toxicity is a real concern,' says vet Independent - Published 12 hours ago
Hampshire schoolboy records Christmas climate change single Frankie Morland is aiming for Christmas number one with his song about climate change. BBC News - Published 1 day ago Israel bars Gaza's Christians from visiting Bethlehem and Jerusalem at Christmas Christians in the Gaza Strip will not be allowed to visit holy cities such as Bethlehem and Jerusalem to celebrate Christmas this year, Israeli authorities said on Thursday. Reuters - Published 3 days ago
The school bringing forward its Christmas concert for the election A London school used for polling re-scheduled its Christmas concert and taught the kids politics. BBC News - Published 3 days ago
Lonely at Christmas: Terrence surprised with a tree Tears as carol singers bring Christmas cheer to the door of the 78-year-old. BBC News - Published 3 days ago
Christmas boxes sent to children 'who have never had presents' Volunteers pack thousands of shoe boxes which are sent around the world. BBC News - Published 3 days ago General election: When is the vote and which candidates are running? Everything you need to know as pre-Christmas snap poll looms Independent - Published 3 days ago
Where is my nearest polling station? How to vote in the general election Everything you need to know ahead of pre-Christmas snap vote Independent - Published 4 days ago
Stowaway Izzy wants 'purr-fect' owner for Christmas Izzy has spent months in quarantine after stowing away on a ship from Israel to the UK. BBC News - Published 4 days ago
Christmas decorations and wreaths banned on Radian flat doors The rules to "keep Christmas decorations inside your home" included food for reindeer. BBC News - Published 4 days ago
Church nativity scene depicts Holy Family as caged refugees A Methodist church in Southern California has turned a classic Christmas tradition - the Nativity scene depicting the birth of Jesus - into a statement about immigration by putting the Holy Family in.. Reuters - Published 4 days ago UK weather – live: Lorries topple and Christmas markets shut as gale-force winds sweep across country Latest updates as weather warnings for ice, wind and rain issued across Scotland and northern England Independent - Published 5 days ago
Should children watch toy unboxing videos? Millions of kids are watching toy unboxing videos in the run-up to Christmas. Should parents be concerned? BBC News - Published 6 days ago Brentwood teenager's Christmas lights show thrills crowd Ben Charles has creating a light and sound extravaganza for the fifth Christmas running. BBC News - Published 1 week ago
Peloton 'wife' pops up in new advertisement The actress who appeared in a widely criticized Christmas advertisement for exercise bike maker Peloton Interactive Inc has a new role selling gin for actor Ryan Reynolds. Reuters - Published 1 week ago 'Heartbroken' girl wants stolen therapy dog back for Christmas Stolen Lottie is a therapy dog and "best friend" to 11-year-old Chloe Hopkins. BBC News - Published 1 week ago
Nearly 1 million children under 11 face Christmas without warm home or fresh food this year, research suggests More than one in 10 young children likely to spend festive season without the basics, charity warns Independent - Published 1 week ago Peloton's Christmas ad mocked as sexist Exercise bike and treadmill maker Peloton Interactive Inc's latest Christmas advertisement has been widely criticized on social media as being "sexist" and "dystopian". Reuters - Published 2 weeks ago
Peloton Christmas ad tagged 'sexist' on social media Exercise bike and treadmill maker Peloton Interactive Inc's latest Christmas advertisement was widely criticized on social media as being "sexist" and "dystopian". Reuters - Published 2 weeks ago Melania Trump hands out Christmas presents to London children U.S. First Lady Melania Trump was greeted by dozens of school children in northeast London on Wednesday when she attended a Salvation Army event to hand out Christmas presents and decorate the tree. Reuters - Published 2 weeks ago
Grantham school asks pupils not to send Christmas cards The school in Grantham has said it will be removing its Christmas cards post box. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago Bethlehem set for a Happy Christmas: more rooms, more inns and part of its manger back As the Christmas decorations go up in Manger Square, Bethlehem is preparing for its best Christmas for two decades, the town's mayor and hoteliers say. Reuters - Published 2 weeks ago
North Korea says up to U.S. to decide what 'Christmas gift' it will get: KCNA North Korea's foreign ministry warned again that its year-end deadline for the United States to change it "hostile policies" is approaching and said it was up to Washington to decide what "Christmas.. Reuters - Published 2 weeks ago Samoa in Christmas lockdown as measles deaths top 50 The small Pacific island nation of Samoa has closed schools and is restricting travel ahead of the Christmas holiday season as the death toll from a measles outbreak tops 50, in the latest flare-up of.. Reuters - Published 2 weeks ago
Amazon pulls Auschwitz-themed Christmas ornaments Poland's Auschwitz Memorial called on the retailer to halt sales of the "disturbing" merchandise BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, pope condemns 'virus' of consumerism Pope Francis on Sunday urged people to resist the excesses of consumerism in the period leading up to Christmas, calling it a virus that attacks faith and offends the needy. Reuters - Published 2 weeks ago
A relic of Jesus' manger, Christmas gift from pope to Bethlehem A fragment of wood reputed to be from the manger where Jesus was laid after his humble birth arrived in Bethlehem as a gift from the Vatican on Saturday, kicking off Christmas season at the town.. Reuters - Published 2 weeks ago Jesus manger: Relic to return to Bethlehem in time for Christmas Christians await the return of the thumb-sized relic, which spent almost 1,400 years in Rome. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago
Australia jails three for decades over Christmas bomb plot in 2016 A court in Australia sentenced three men on Friday to decades in prison for plotting bomb attacks on Christmas Day in 2016 at key sites in the southeastern city of Melbourne, police said. Reuters - Published 2 weeks ago Melbourne terror plot: Trio jailed for planning Christmas attack The men had planned to use machetes and explosives to maximise casualties in central Melbourne. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago
Christmas number one: Duo bid for first vegan festive chart-topper Peace on Your Plate say their song aims to send a positive message at Christmas. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago 'Secret Santa' spreads village Christmas cheer The gifts, which have been appearing over the past two weeks, are "spreading the Christmas spirit". BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago
Derby's 'dystopian' Christmas decorations ridiculed The illuminated Christmas presents are due to be switched on in Derby city centre on Friday. BBC News - Published 2 weeks ago Southampton toy appeal sees thousands of gifts donated A toy appeal in Southampton encourages Christmas shoppers to buy an extra gift for those in need. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago
Boris Johnson to hold fast-tracked Queen's Speech before Christmas if Tories win general election The Queen's Speech will be fast-tracked and held before Christmas if Boris Johnson wins the general election, as he seeks to ram through his Brexit deal within weeks. Independent - Published 3 weeks ago UK's Johnson offers up new Brexit promise for Christmas British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised on Sunday "to get Brexit done", with his Conservative Party making an election pledge to bring his deal to leave the European Union back to parliament.. Reuters - Published 3 weeks ago
UK's Johnson promises Brexit for Christmas in manifesto British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will promise to bring his Brexit deal back to parliament before Christmas when he launches his Conservative Party's manifesto on Sunday, the cornerstone of his.. Reuters - Published 3 weeks ago How Instagram trends wrestled wreaths from Christmas The "picture-perfect life of Instagram" sees wreath-making explode into an "all-year trend" BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago
General election 2019: Tories to launch manifesto 'to get Brexit done' The Conservatives' election manifesto will pledge to bring back the Brexit bill before Christmas. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago Greta Thunberg to guest edit Radio 4's Today programme The environmental activist is one of five people to take control of the Radio 4 show over Christmas. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago
'What's it got to do with Christmas?' Giant neon marmot replaces tree in town's £20,000 festive decorations – and residents aren't happy 'We thought we'd do something quirky,' says council. 'Embarrassing and just plain ugly,' say locals Independent - Published 3 weeks ago Drug-drivers face Christmas crackdown to tackle increase Police will launch December drug checks after three in five of those tested last year were positive. BBC News - Published 3 weeks ago
Gareth Ainsworth: Wycombe Wanderers boss on longevity and his Christmas single Wycombe boss Gareth Ainsworth talks adversity, dreams and Christmas singles - 10 years after first joining the club. BBC News - Published on November 20, 2019 Alton's Christmas skiing marmot decoration sparks row The ear-muff wearing rodent has had a mixed response from local residents and visitors. BBC News - Published on November 20, 2019