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    These beautiful candles will make your house smell like Christmas

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    Entertainment

    11 of the best board games to play online and in-person this Christmas

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Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special
TV

Mariah Carey’s star-studded Christmas extravaganza is the TV we need right now

Let Christmas commence.

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Hollie Richardson
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Woman packing presents in her car
Life

People are sharing their strong (and divided) views on the Christmas bubble rules

Twitter reacts to Boris Johnson's latest announcement.

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Hollie Richardson
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Win one of 500 pairs of ready to drink cocktails with Gordon's and Smirnoff

Try Gordon’s new Pink martini cocktail and Smirnoff's new Passion Fruit martini cocktail

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John Lewis Christmas ad
Life

Guys, the John Lewis Christmas advert is here – and it has an unexpected message

It's one of the biggest events on the festive calendar.

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Hollie Richardson
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Lauren Geall
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Cheese advent calendars are a thing – here are the best ones to shop now

Goodbye chocolate, hello cheddar.

People

Lonely at Christmas? Miley Cyrus just perfectly summed up why we need sad carols too

The singer's advice is a must-read for anyone feeling lonely this year.

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Jessica Rapana
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Life

This is when most people start to feel Christmassy, according to science

Not sure when you can start celebrating Christmas? New research has revealed the answer…

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Eve Crosbie
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Best Christmas TV: Gavin & Stacey Christmas Special 2019.
Life

All the Christmas TV we’ve got to look forward to this festive season

Crack out your planners: there’s a lot to watch.

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Lauren Geall
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Fashion

Christmas Jumper Day: the best styles to don this festive season

Want to be 100% that Christmas bitch? You need these sweaters in your life.

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Megan Murray
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Christmas poetry: what to read at christmas
Quotes

25 Christmas poems that capture the spirit of the season

From kindness to chaos, these poems truly tap into the emotions and actions of the festive period.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Fashion

The Christmas jumper to buy if you don’t like Christmas jumpers

Because Christmas Jumper Day is on the horizon

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Billie Bhatia
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Megan Murray
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8 eco-friendly (and stylish) gift wrapping ideas

From foraged decorations to fabric gift bags.

Life

Millennials are buying more Christmas trees than ever for the most millennial reason

We have two words: social media.

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Jessica Rapana
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Travel

The most magical days out in London this Christmas

‘Tis the season!

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Jessica Rapana
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Mulled wine and its surprising health benefits
Life

The 12 surprising health benefits of mulled wine

Mulled wine, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Christmas

16 of the best novelty, glittery and completely fabulous Christmas baubles for 2019

Mini ketchup bottles, London snow globes and feminist icons - we've got it all

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Megan Murray
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Best outdoor ice rinks in London: Queen’s House Ice Rink.
Travel

8 of the best ice rinks to visit in London this Christmas

The ice is calling.

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Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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Barbour’s heartwarming Christmas advert is bringing one of our favourite characters back to life

’Tis the season for adorable adverts.

Best Wine Advent Calendars: Virgin Wines' Mixed Wine Advent Calendar, £69.99.
Life

These wine-filled advent calendars are definitely on our wishlist

Relax with a different glass every night.

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Lauren Geall
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