Holiday originating in Christianity, usually celebrated on December 25 (in the Gregorian or Julian calendars)
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The Circular Economy, taking elevator pitches to new heights - and getting in the Christmas Spirit
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Sturgeon: Abide by Covid-19 rules to secure ‘Christmas cheer’
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Gaten Matarazzo creates Christmas-inspired sock line
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What do Covid-19 restrictions mean for upcoming festivities?
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Nicola Sturgeon: There is no magic way out of Covid-19
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Lib Dems call for standardised Christmas restrictions
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Sir Ed Davey calls on Government to outline Christmas Covid-19 strategy
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Top 12 toys for Christmas revealed
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Sturgeon addresses students' Christmas concerns
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Johnson looks to defuse Tory rebellion over free school meals
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Trump: Biden will cancel Christmas
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UK COVID-19 restrictions could mean a smaller turkey this Christmas
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For Lapland, Christmas won't be canceled, but...
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Nostalgic toys and family games are top Christmas picks at Hamleys
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Rent-a-reindeer business sees bookings crash as Christmas events cancelled
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Head of UK Covid-19 vaccine taskforce: Slim possibility of vaccine by Christmas
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Normal Christmas 'depends on our success' getting virus under control, says Johnson
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Northern leaders call for more cash to cope with looming lockdowns
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Boris Johnson: It will be bumpy until Christmas and beyond
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Williamson addresses students' Christmas worries
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Students may have to self-isolate to return home for Christmas
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Trump Aide Insists U.S. Will Reduce Forces in Afghanistan to 2,500 TroopsThe national security adviser, Robert C. O’Brien, reiterated a plan to draw down troops to 2,500 by early 2021, sidestepping President Trump’s call for a Christmas exit.
Peter Ridsdale: Championship clubs could fold by Christmas, says Preston advisorHalf a dozen Championship clubs could fold by Christmas unless they get extra funding, says Preston advisor Peter Ridsdale.
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Top U.S. general casts doubt on Trump's Afghan withdrawal timelineAfter Trump says all U.S. forces "should" be home for Christmas, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs stresses the pull-out remains "conditions-based."
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