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Christmas decorations spark blaze at Washington home after being left on top of boom box

Christmas decorations spark blaze at Washington home after being left on top of boom box

A family is lucky to have escaped with their lives after a fire broke out in their Washington home.

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Appeal leads to hundreds of Christmas cards for Sunderland pensioner

Appeal leads to hundreds of Christmas cards for Sunderland pensioner

Big-hearted Sunderland residents made Christmas extra special for a 101-year-old – by sending more than 400 cards.

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Tesco apologies after complaints of ‘rotten’ Christmas turkeys

Tesco apologies after complaints of ‘rotten’ Christmas turkeys

Tesco has apologised after customers complained the turkey they bought for their Christmas dinner was “rotten” or “gone off”.

religion and belief
BBC1 scoops six most popular shows on Christmas Day

BBC1 scoops six most popular shows on Christmas Day

Mrs Brown’s Boys gave the BBC the top rated show on a single channel on Christmas Day with 6.8 million viewers.

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These are the best places to hide Christmas presents from your children

These are the best places to hide Christmas presents from your children

The wait is nearly over for Christmas Day – and while Santa will be dropping off some of the presents while the bairns are in bed, you need to find a place to hide the gifts that you’ve bought.

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Esther Rantzen points older people to Silver Line service over Christmas

Esther Rantzen points older people to Silver Line service over Christmas

Loneliness hurts year-round, but Christmas can be especially cruel to older people on their own, Dame Esther Rantzen has said.

society
Meet our three deserving Dear Santa winners

Meet our three deserving Dear Santa winners

A caring youngster who always puts his friends before himself has been given a special gift from Santa.

religion and belief
Cadbury has removed the Fudge bar from some selection boxes and people are not happy

Cadbury has removed the Fudge bar from some selection boxes and people are not happy

Cadbury has dropped the Fudge bar from its festive selection box and replaced it with a Dairy Milk Oreo, sparking anger from some chocolate lovers.

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Warning to shoppers to avoid fake and potentially dangerous toys

Warning to shoppers to avoid fake and potentially dangerous toys

Last-minute Christmas shoppers have been warned to avoid fake and potentially dangerous toys as rogue traders exploit demand for sold-out “must-have” gifts.

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Why you shouldn’t wear ‘high’ or ‘wobbly’ heels for your festive parties

Why you shouldn’t wear ‘high’ or ‘wobbly’ heels for your festive parties

Feet should not be forgotten in the festive season, especially when partying, an expert says.

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Christmas decorations spark blaze at Washington home after being left on top of boom box

A family is lucky to have escaped with their lives after a fire broke out in their Washington home.

Appeal leads to hundreds of Christmas cards for Sunderland pensioner

Big-hearted Sunderland residents made Christmas extra special for a 101-year-old - by sending more than 400 cards.

Tesco apologies after complaints of 'rotten' Christmas turkeys

Tesco has apologised after customers complained the turkey they bought for their Christmas dinner was "rotten" or "gone off".

BBC1 scoops six most popular shows on Christmas Day

Mrs Brown's Boys gave the BBC the top rated show on a single channel on Christmas Day with 6.8 million viewers.