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Dr John Sentamu: We need rebels who can become disciples

Dr John Sentamu: We need rebels who can become disciples

CHRISTMAS should reawaken the rebel in us. It’s an invitation to start again.

religion and belief
Wakefield woman’s Christmas selfie to be shown on London billboard

Wakefield woman’s Christmas selfie to be shown on London billboard

A Wakefield woman will have a dream Christmas after her festive photo was chosen to be displayed on a London billboard tonight.

Wakefield
David Behrens: Spare a thought for the Royals and enjoy the Queen’s Speech

David Behrens: Spare a thought for the Royals and enjoy the Queen’s Speech

I didn’t expect to be saying this, but I’m quite looking forward to watching the Queen’s Speech once the crackers have been pulled and the table cleared on Christmas Day.

society
Dr John Sentamu: We need rebels who can become disciples

Dr John Sentamu: We need rebels who can become disciples

Christmas should re-awaken the rebel in us. It’s an invitation to start again.

religion and belief
Unwise men fall for Yorkshire police force’s festive ruse

Unwise men fall for Yorkshire police force’s festive ruse

A cunning Christmas ruse by police that tricked wanted criminals into handing themselves in with the false promise of a free Christmas hamper has been hailed a success.

religion and belief
Bishop of Leeds: My Christmas message – and lessons in life from reality TV

Bishop of Leeds: My Christmas message – and lessons in life from reality TV

EVERY Christmas Eve I celebrate Midnight Mass.

politics
One it ten in Yorkshire will spend Christmas Day alone

One it ten in Yorkshire will spend Christmas Day alone

ONE IN 10 people in Yorkshire will spend Christmas Day alone – double the national average, a charity that supports people estranged from the families has warned.

news
Jayne Dowle: Why charity cards epitomise the spirit of Christmas

Jayne Dowle: Why charity cards epitomise the spirit of Christmas

I’M wondering if there is a secret landfill site somewhere at the North Pole. According to the Greeting Card Association, we Brits are likely to send one billion Christmas cards this December.

religion and belief
Gervase Phinn on happiness and childhood memories of Christmas

Gervase Phinn on happiness and childhood memories of Christmas

Happy Days is a light-hearted and moving exploration of happiness by the writer and former teacher Gervase Phinn. This is an extract from his new book.

news
Exclusive: Cash-strapped councils turn to sponsors to ensure Yorkshire is lit up for Christmas

Exclusive: Cash-strapped councils turn to sponsors to ensure Yorkshire is lit up for Christmas

TOWN HALL bosses across Yorkshire have proved they are no Scrooge when it comes to Christmas by continuing to up their spending on festive lights, with almost £1.7m spent on decorations and switch-on events this year.

politics

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Dr John Sentamu: We need rebels who can become disciples

CHRISTMAS should reawaken the rebel in us. It’s an invitation to start again.

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Festive Taste Test: Which supermarket makes the best Christmas pudding?

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