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Why volunteering is the best present you can give this Christmas

Why volunteering is the best present you can give this Christmas

Jan Cox has discovered the secret of the perfect old-fashioned Christmas – giving the gift of her time.She’s among the one in five

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Three ways to avoid being lonely this Christmas

Three ways to avoid being lonely this Christmas

Andrea Wigfield, University of Sheffield and Sarah Alden, University of SheffieldAs the population ages and growing numbers of people are living

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If I eat an entire pack of mince pies, will I be over the drink drive limit?

If I eat an entire pack of mince pies, will I be over the drink drive limit?

Asda hit the headlines last month after it was revealed staff members insisted shoppers prove they were over the age of 18 before they were

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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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The Dockyard Social aims to serve up perfect Christmas weekend with 'naughty or nice' theme

Following its successful launch weekend, The Dockyard Social is returning on the 16th and 17th of December, with a festive twist.Asking street

Video: Falkirk chip shop serves up deep-fried twist on Christmas classics

The Union Chippie in Camelon a village near Falkirk, is giving pigs in blankets and mince pies the deep fried treatment much to the delight

Taste test: Which supermarket makes the best Christmas pudding?

We set out to test the best Christmas puddings the supermarkets have to offer so you don't have to - your waistband says 'thank you'.From ultra

Glasgow Bar launches pizza with the perfect Christmas themed topping

Capitalising on the country's love for pigs in blankets - which has seen supermarkets like Tesco launching crisps flavoured like the festive