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Never mind the booze – the most important person this Christmas is the dad who can make the gadgets work

Never mind the booze – the most important person this Christmas is the dad who can make the gadgets work

THE most important person in the house this Christmas may still be the cook, but a new breed of domestic specialist is almost as indispensable, researchers say.

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Christmas menu: Roast potatoes, stuffing and a turkey-berg down the sink

Christmas menu: Roast potatoes, stuffing and a turkey-berg down the sink

Christmas dinner with all the trimmings could lead to congealed cooking oil and grease – known as “turkey-bergs” – blocking drains up and down the country.

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Travel review: Sophisticated Christmas break in Stockholm and Sormland

Travel review: Sophisticated Christmas break in Stockholm and Sormland

Sick of shopping mayhem and tacky decorations, Sarah Marshall seeks a sophisticated Christmas break in Stockholm and Sormland.

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In at the deep end: Santa goes 450ft underground

In at the deep end: Santa goes 450ft underground

Father Christmas is usually known for climbing down chimneys, but this year he has taken things one step further by clambering down a 450ft mineshaft.

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In pictures: Whitby hosts second Krampus run

In pictures: Whitby hosts second Krampus run

A CLOVEN-HOOFED Christmas creature led the second Whitby Krampus run as it wounds its way through the coastal town yesterday.

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Unusual Father Christmas figure discovered in forgotten Yorkshire store

Unusual Father Christmas figure discovered in forgotten Yorkshire store

An unusual Father Christmas figurine which has been lost in storage for more than two decades has been uncovered in a major project for South Yorkshire’s Brodsworth Hall.

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Carol concert for cancer centre

Carol concert for cancer centre

A carol concert featuring classic Christmas tunes will be hosted by a charity to fundraise for a new centre to help people with cancer.

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Extra trains for Harrogate Christmas Market

Extra trains for Harrogate Christmas Market

Harrogate is set for a surge in visitors to its Christmas market after Virgin Trains East Coast confirmed it will run special services to the event.

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Calls to end early Christmas advertising

Calls to end early Christmas advertising

A poll of British shoppers has revealed that most would prefer Christmas advertising to be kept to a month in advance.

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So this is Christmas… What do you think was voted as Yorkshire’s favourite festive song?

So this is Christmas… What do you think was voted as Yorkshire’s favourite festive song?

It’s the time of year when our old favourite Christmas songs are being aired and the most popular one in Yorkshire has been revealed. Happy Xmas (War is Over), by John Lennon and Yoko Ono, came out on top of the charts, with 16 per cent of Yorkshire voters naming it as the one they love the most.

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Give the gift of gin this Christmas with these fantastic festive treats

Gin Advent CalendarPicture: John LewisCount down the days to Christmas one mini bottle of Edinburgh Gin at a time thanks to this cute advent

Tesco's latest release could see them win the war for weirdest Christmas crisp flavour

Rightly hailed for their usual Christmas release - Pigs in Blankets flavoured crisps - this winter's limited edition flavour has left many

2017's comfiest clothes to lounge around in on Christmas morning

Onsies, jammies, slippers and socks and slippers: tear open the wrapping paper in style with comfy lounge wear for the big day.Tartan

Britain's booziest advent calendar launched - that includes 25 full size bottles of gin

Britain's booziest advent calendar has been launched - containing 25 full size bottles of gin. They are encased in a custom-made wooden cabinet