The UK's inaugural National Defrost Your Turkey Day takes place today after a survey found millions have been thawing their bird in places such as the bath and the garden shed.
A vicar has angered parents by telling her flock that there is no Father Christmas. Hallelujah, says a supportive Alan Tyers.
Ninita the deaf pygmy marmoset was rejected by her parents as three weeks of age, but carers at a rare species foundation have hand-reared her using some unusual techniques.
The traditional Christmas service has been hit in recent years by a rise in anti-social behaviour and a shortage of priests.
A driver lacking in festive spirit took a Christmas tree off a passenger after she failed to stump up the taxi fare.
Watch a video of the pair of mountain sheep who are providing a useful and innovative car-cleaning service to drivers in America.
A woman was moved to tears when an angel-shaped cloud, which she believes was a sign from her late father, appeared in an otherwise clear sky.
A plane passenger’s scary actions are the latest drama to hit a Chinese air industry reeling from ‘noodle rage’ attack.
Watch CCTV of the shocking moment two thieves distracted a couple so they could steal £700 intended for Christmas presents.
A teacher who revealed to his class he was homosexual has shared an incredible letter a pupil handed him soon after.
The Duchess of Cambridge spent a fun evening with a group of Beaver Scouts - and learnt to eat a chocolate bar while wearing a boxing glove.
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