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Festive Emilia Clarke Is Already Getting People in the Christmas Spirit

The first trailer for Last Christmas is out, and people are already excited about how festive the Mother of Dragons looks in a romantic Christmas comedy. Emilia Clarke stars in the movie as Kate, a down-on-her-luck aspiring singer who ends up with a job dressing as an elf at a department store (cue the Elf comparisons). There, she meets Tom (Henry Golding of Crazy Rich Asians and A Simple Favor), a charming ... Read More »

Sainsbury’s drops ‘Christmas ad specials’ for festive singalong

Sainsbury’s is moving away from one-off ‘Christmas ad specials’, instead extending its ‘Living Well’ campaign into Christmas but giving it a festive flavour. The campaign, ‘Every Bit of Christmas’, centres around an upbeat festive song written specifically for the ad that talks to the best aspects of Christmas from pigs in blankets to novelty socks and Brussels sprouts. Created by ... Read More »

Christmas is just six weeks so here’s way to avoid a festive spending hangover

THERE’S just six weeks to go until Santa arrives and for many of us we won’t have saved a penny or even written up a presents list. Every year Santa’s looming arrival creeps up quickly and many Australians will be familiar with that feeling of an awful festive hangover in January — not just an alcohol-induced one but a spending ... Read More »

How many days until Christmas day 2017? The festive countdown to December 25 is ON

WE’RE already more than halfway through the year and soon enough, the country will start gearing up for the festive season. It’s never too soon to start stocking up on decorations and presents, in fact sometimes doing it early can save you money – and you’ve got plenty of time, with Christmas 2017 100 DAYS away… GETTY IMAGES   Starting preparations early ... Read More »

‘Stop having sex at Christmas’: Exhausted midwife begs couples to refrain during the festive season – because it leads to a surge in September births

It seems a little early for a Christmas appeal. But one midwife has asked people to refrain from having sex during the season of goodwill after a spike in babies born this month. September is traditionally a busy time for maternity units, coming nine months after the frivolities. London-based midwife Mhairi Maharry, 33, took to social media to jokingly ask ... Read More »

How many days until Christmas? The 2017 festive countdown has started

WE’RE more than halfway through the year and the shops will soon be gearing up and stacking their shelves ready for Christmas. It’s never too early to stock up on decorations and presents or start making your list for Santa, as Christmas 2017 is in fact a mere 144 DAYS away. GETTY IMAGES Starting preparations early can help make the festive period ... Read More »