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How to behave on your office Christmas party

How to behave on your office Christmas party

If you thought your boss might cancel the office Christmas party, what would you do?Now, most people’s thoughts on that might be ‘bah,

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Six things to think about when choosing your Christmas tree

Six things to think about when choosing your Christmas tree

As Christmas trees arrive in garden centres, expert David Mitchell offers advice to those who only have a small space for a real

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Six of the best – Toys of the 60s/70s

Six of the best – Toys of the 60s/70s

As we approach Christmas, in the first of a three-part series, we look at popular toys from down the decades, beginning this week with the

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Christmas 2017: Watch the best TV ads so far

Christmas 2017: Watch the best TV ads so far

The countdown to Christmas is on and this year’s Christmas adverts are already starting to flood in.We’ve compiled some of the best to get

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11 sure signs that Christmas is on the way

11 sure signs that Christmas is on the way

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The 20 biggest-selling Christmas number 1s of all-time

The 20 biggest-selling Christmas number 1s of all-time

Love ’em or loathe ’em, there’s just no escaping Christmas songs at this time of year. But have you ever wondered what are the biggest-selling

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Nine festive musical facts

Nine festive musical facts

With the whole family gathering to watch telly, have a singsong or indulge in some post-pud quizzes, what better time to impress everyone with

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White Christmas may be just a dream

White Christmas may be just a dream

If, like the song, you are dreaming of a white Christmas, then brace yourself for disappointment.The Met Office has said that a widespread

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The best festive movie singalongs

The best festive movie singalongs

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Ten festive gingerbread houses that look good enough to eat

Ten festive gingerbread houses that look good enough to eat

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A defence of the Brussels sprout - written by a scientist

by Trevor George, King's College LondonBrussels sprouts, like their European namesake, divide opinion. Some people embrace the flavour

5 ways to cut down your food waste this Christmas

by Elliot Woolley, Loughborough UniversityThe average family throws away about £700 worth of food each year. This is not just a drain

This is the 10 day festive weather forecast - and when snow could hit

Many people may have been dreaming of a 'white Christmas', but what are the experts saying?Some will be disappointed to hear that we may be

15 weird and wonderful Christmas food and drink facts

Fancy a festive family bucket this Christmas?In Japan, eating Kentucky Fried Chicken has become something of a Yule tide tradition for