Reports of an unexploded bomb washed on the banks of the River Thames turned out to be a giant Christmas bauble.
A motoring organisation has warned of the danger of incorrectly mounted sat-navs in cars, which could net you a fine and up to three penalty points.
Today marks the first day back at work for many Britons after the festive break – but not all of them will have a seamless commute.
IT is two years since the Mustoes endured a terrible tragedy at Christmas.
EVERY Christmas, the airwaves come alive with the sound of such festive favourites as Merry Xmas Everybody, Lonely This Christmas and I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday.
WRITTEN one morning and recorded the following afternoon, Elton John's Step Into Christmas is a perennial festive favourite.
Drivers embarking on the Christmas Eve getaway have seen traffic moving smoothly, after they were warned to expect to delays.
FIRST written in 1933, Santa Claus is Coming to Town apparently began life scrawled on the back of an envelope during a ride on the New York Subway.
IT'S one of the most familiar songs of the festive period - but it turns out it was written by a bit of a Scrooge!
YOU could never accuse Paul McCartney of not putting in the work recording Wonderful Christmastime.
10 top tales of Christmas: How Jimmy Stewart, Charles Dickens and co. help us to feel festive year after year
TO bookworms everywhere, A Christmas Carol remains the greatest festive tale ever told.