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Beat the Christmas bulge

Beat the Christmas bulge

Gorging on mince pies and drinking gallons of mulled wine throughout December doesn’t normally lend itself to looking or feeling great.Avoid

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EXCLUSIVE: interview with Lapland’s Santa Claus

EXCLUSIVE: interview with Lapland’s Santa Claus

What do you really know about Santa Claus? Sure he’s got a white beard, wears a red suit and likes giving toys but what really makes

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Ultimate Christmas Villains

Ultimate Christmas Villains

Forget rockin’ around the Christmas tree with this lot, you’re more likely to find this dodgy line up stealing your presents rather

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The 12 myths of Christmas

The 12 myths of Christmas

 We all love the traditions of the festive season, but how much of the Christmas story is based on fact? Read on… Jesus was born

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Christmas around the world

Christmas around the world

Ah, the traditional British Christmas…. you know how it is. On Christmas Eve, the stockings go up and the kids are early to bed. Some time

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Best Christmas cookbooks

Best Christmas cookbooks

‘Tis the season to be… stuffing our faces. Yes, Christmas is the one time of year we don’t have to feel guilty about what we eat

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Christmas traditions around the world

Christmas traditions around the world

Ah, the traditional British Christmas…. you know how it is.
On Christmas Eve, the stockings go up and the kids are early to bed. Some time

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When is the shortest day of the year? What does the Winter Solstice actually mean?

Winter is quickly approaching, but do you know when the shortest day of the year is? And what exactly is the Winter Solstice?

A Christmnas window Leeds shopping wonder

Never mind the clamour for the Christmas adverts...a Leeds department store won’t fail to catch the eye as shoppers start to descend on the

Here's why a 26ft Christmas tree made from butter is coming to Leeds

A Christmas tree made from 500 packs of butter will take up residence in Leeds city centre next month.

Countdown to Christmas at Nostell

Christmas festivities at National Trust Nostell will have a clock work theme this year.