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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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Top festive tips for cooking your turkey safely this Christmas

According to FSS, washing poultry is unnecessary as proper cooking kills harmful bacteria like campylobacter, and rinsing the raw meat will

Festive Taste Test: Which supermarket mince pies are the best?

Working for a newspaper isn't all court reports and clickbait - sometimes we get our hands dirty too.In our role as consumer champions we got

Festive Taste Test: Which supermarket makes the best Christmas pudding?

From ultra boozy delights to alcohol free examples, here's how we thought the major supermarkets* measured up.Supermarket Christmas puddingsLidl

Santa should cut down on sherry and mince pies, according to nation's leading GP

Santa may also suffer from alcoholism and work stress, the head of the Royal College of GPs said.Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, chairwoman