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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.

consumer goods
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.

consumer goods
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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Is it time to scrap the office Christmas party?

Is it time to scrap the office Christmas party?

Health experts have said that the office Christmas party should be scrapped in favour of no-booze leisure treats for staff.

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Asda are launching foot-long pigs in blankets for Christmas

Described as a "head-turning, sausage showstopper" for this year’s Christmas table, the new product will be gluten-free and is made using

Aldi is set to help gin fans get ready for autumn with the launch of its first ever gingerbread gin liqueur

The brand announced the new gin as part of plans to increase its gin and gin liqueur offering by 60 per cent this autumn, as the country’s

Top festive tips for cooking your turkey safely this Christmas

According to FSS, washing poultry is unnecessary as proper cooking kills harmful bacteria like campylobacter, and rinsing the raw meat will

Festive Taste Test: Which supermarket mince pies are the best?

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