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10 signs Christmas is on its way in Northern Ireland

10 signs Christmas is on its way in Northern Ireland

Wrapping paper at the ready – Christmas is just round the corner.

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Belfast Christmas Lights Switch-On 2018: here’s everything you need to know

Belfast Christmas Lights Switch-On 2018: here’s everything you need to know

The festive season is now upon us, and Belfast is about to get into the spirit with the switch-on of the Christmas Lights for 2018.

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Odds slashed on White Christmas as Northern Ireland set to freeze

Odds slashed on White Christmas as Northern Ireland set to freeze

Bookmakers have cut the odds on there being a White Christmas in Northern Ireland in 2017.

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WATCH: Ballymena’s Christmas video is truly out of this world

WATCH: Ballymena’s Christmas video is truly out of this world

Alien life form in Ballymena? Check. A wide-eyed pigeon? Check. Bertie the Ballymena bear? Check. This year’s town Christmas video is truly out of this world.

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When does Belfast Christmas Market open?

When does Belfast Christmas Market open?

Belfast’s annual Christmas Market returns to City Hall on Saturday November 18.

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Hamleys’ top toys for Christmas

Hamleys’ top toys for Christmas

Hamleys has announced its top 10 toys for Christmas and a selection of ‘Wow five’ picks. Toys included on the list are Tyler the Tiger and the Luvabella doll.

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REVEALED: Which supermarket is best value for your Christmas dinner?

REVEALED: Which supermarket is best value for your Christmas dinner?

While many like to moan that the cost of Christmas seems to go up every year, the truth may be exactly the opposite.

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Brexit sprout gag is nation’s favourite cracker joke

Brexit sprout gag is nation’s favourite cracker joke

A Brexit-themed joke about Brussels sprouts beat similar puns targeting Jeremy Corbyn, Roy Hodgson and Sports Direct to the title of best modern festive cracker joke.

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Christmas shopper swap coats for T-shirts and warm weather

Christmas shopper swap coats for T-shirts and warm weather

Christmas shoppers swapped their winter woollies for shorts and T-shirts to enjoy one of the warmest December days on record.

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Northern Ireland residents best at keeping to Christmas budget, survey says

Northern Ireland residents best at keeping to Christmas budget, survey says

People living in Northern Ireland are the best at sticking to a Christmas budget – while those in London are the most likely to put their festive spending on credit, research suggests.

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Pig in blanket flavour tea and sprout pizza - 2018's weirdest Christmas food tasted

Christmas time used to be a lot simpler. Granny made trifle, Brussels sprouts weren’t optional and if you were lucky a Snowball cocktail

Moët champagne pop-up bar arrives in Glasgow hotel and it's perfect for festive celebrations

Inviting guests to try food pairings, cocktails or just The Perfect Serve; chilled Moët champagne from the magnum, the bar is open now

The best supermarket mince pie in 2018 according to our taste test

Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas without the humble mince pie.But with a market saturated, picking the best one can be a festive

Popular Glasgow restaurant unveils festive menu and excellent charity initiative

As well as getting into the festive spirit, the restaurant is donating money that would have been spent on crackers for each table to Lodging