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Christmas debt hangover

Christmas debt hangover

Christmas has left almost nine in 10 in debt – and roughly half will still be paying it off when the tinsel comes out next year.

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Shocking scale of Christmas crime in Hertfordshire revealed

Shocking scale of Christmas crime in Hertfordshire revealed

Tis the season to be jolly – but an investigation has revealed the crimes that make Christmas anything but merry for many Hertfordshire families.

crime, law and justice
Family’s bright idea for festive fundraiser

Family’s bright idea for festive fundraiser

An electrician who adorns his house with Christmas lights each year says he does it for ‘the look on children’s faces’.

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‘Santa’s sleigh’ will be visible in the skies on Christmas Eve

‘Santa’s sleigh’ will be visible in the skies on Christmas Eve

‘Santa’s sleigh’ will be visible in sky this Christmas Eve as the International Space Station passes over UK.

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11 million families have Christmas presents which could be hacked

11 million families have Christmas presents which could be hacked

More than 11 million families in the UK could be unwittingly inviting unwelcome guests into their homes this Christmas as a result of the number of hackable presents making their way under the tree.

crime, law and justice
White Christmas looking more unlikely

White Christmas looking more unlikely

A white Christmas looks less likely as the warm, wet and windy weather is set to continue.

weather forecast
Must-have toys make for the most expensive Christmas ever

Must-have toys make for the most expensive Christmas ever

Parents shopping for must-have toys for their kids face the most expensive Christmas ever – with an average price of £60 per gift.

consumer goods
VIDEO: Mind-boggling numbers behind Amazon’s Christmas gift wrapping

VIDEO: Mind-boggling numbers behind Amazon’s Christmas gift wrapping

Amazon, which has a huge warehouse in Hemel Hempstead, has recruited an army of 500 present wrappers – who will get through 300 MILES of gift wrap this Christmas.

consumer goods
Festive timetable changes on railways

Festive timetable changes on railways

Rail passengers are reminded to check travel details before they use the trains over the Christmas period.

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One in eight people will spend more on pets presents than relatives

One in eight people will spend more on pets presents than relatives

Almost two thirds of pets will be having a merry Christmas, as their owners will be getting them a present this festive season.

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