Whipsnade Zoo hung stockings for tigers and monkeys, while penguins got some boxed goodies.
Storm Deirdre left her mark across the UK with freezing rain and icy winds.
The forecast warns of treacherous conditions for drivers and shoppers on one of the busiest weekends before Christmas.
Mrs May survived a vote on her leadership.
The Cambridges visited a children’s hospital before meeting workers and clients of a charity supporting homeless people.
Warnings of crisis ahead, with 100 days until EU withdrawal
‘National tragedy’ as almost half of Government’s salt reduction targets missed
What the papers say – December 19
Business groups ‘watching in horror’ over risk of no-deal Brexit
Elon Musk offers rides to VIPs as he unveils underground tunnels
Three men arrested after fatal shooting in Enfield