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Why you should think twice about taking your Christmas lights down

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  • Entertainment

    A comprehensive guide to surviving the lull between Christmas and New Year

  • Mental Health

    Selma Blair is here for us all with her honest words about crying at Christmas

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    Life

    “Why I really want to spend New Year’s Eve on my own”

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People

Olivia Newton-John’s heartfelt Christmas message reminds us all to have hope

The actor is currently living with stage-four metastatic breast cancer.

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Life

These hilarious tweets perfectly sum the reality of Christmas in the age of Covid

“My Dad just fell asleep during our Zoom Christmas”.

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Christobel Hastings
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Call The Midwife Christmas 2020 episode recap
TV

The vital lesson we must take from Call The Midwife’s Christmas special

It was an undeniably emotional episode – but for all the right reasons.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

“My big, beautiful, Ghanaian-British Christmas: how my family celebrates”

Arnelle Paterson describes her childhood festive memories – a mix of Ghanaian and British traditions, from highlife music to watching the EastEnders special.

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Don’t underestimate those family Zoom calls, it’ll do wonders for your health

Time to look at those virtual connections in a new light.

Emma Thompson Late Night
Film

Emma Thompson has some typically sage words about the sexist Hollywood age gap

The actress called out the “utterly unbalanced” nature of Hollywood's on-screen relationships.

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Christobel Hastings
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Life

5 magical Christmas traditions from around the world to add to your festive ritual

Take inspiration from another culture this Christmas.

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Christobel Hastings
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Christmas and Covid-19: 14 people reveal what Christmas will look like in the age of Covid-19
Long Reads

15 people reveal what Christmas will look like in the age of Covid-19

“It will probably just be booze and board games, with a few Zoom calls.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Relationships

Women are having less sex in the lead up to Christmas

The “most wonderful time of the year” may not be the best for our sex lives, experts have found.

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Charley Ross
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Relationships

In a long distance relationship this Christmas? Here’s how to celebrate

A relationship expert shares their top tips.

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Lauren Geall
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Home For Christmas on Netflix
TV

Netflix’s Home For Christmas is back to tackle those ‘single woman’ clichés

The series was a surprise hit last year, and the second season is set for similar success.

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Hollie Richardson
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Kayleigh Dray
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The 32 best Christmas songs of all time

As ranked by their ability to spark joy, obviously.

The UK’s chocolate selection boxes, ranked from worst to best
Food and Drink

Which chocolate selection box is actually the best? We have the answer

It’s time to put Quality Street, Roses, Celebrations, and co through their chocolatey paces.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Film

The festive trailer for Matt Haig’s A Boy Called Christmas has dropped

It will follow how Father Christmas came to be, and is due for release in autumn 2021.

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Charley Ross
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Mental Health

Things to do if you’re feeling lonely this Christmas

From online board games to virtual conversations.

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Lauren Geall
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A woman supporting her friend who is grieving
Family & Friends

How to support a friend who’s grieving this Christmas

We asked an expert to share their top tips.

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Lauren Geall
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Mental Health

How to make your mental health a top priority this Christmas

Take care of your mind this festive season with these helpful tips.

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Lauren Geall
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Nutrition

Why Brussels sprouts shouldn’t just be for Christmas

All the benefits of winter's most controversial vegetable, explained.

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Chloe Gray
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Megan Murray
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5 last minute decor touches to make your home feel festive

It may not be the Christmas we hoped for but you can still make your home look the part.

Christmas cancelled due to Covid-19: what should we do?
News

It’s OK to feel both lucky and shattered about Christmas 2020

Millions of people across the UK have seen their festive plans severely restricted or scrapped due to new Tier 4 restrictions.

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