Christmas songs

A surprising choice has been voted Smooth's favourite Christmas song of all time


LadBaby's 'We Built This City' cover is the surprise Christmas number one for 2018

Home Alone

Macaulay Culkin returns as Kevin in Home Alone 'sequel' in Google advert

Queen speech Christmas

What does the Queen do on Christmas Day?

Christmas games

The 8 best new board games for Christmas 2018

Charles and Diana Christmas card

Royal Christmas cards through the years, including 2018's offering


The most popular Christmas presents every year since 1970 (and how much they cost)

Lyrics quiz

The ultimate Christmas song quiz – can you name the missing lyrics?

Mark Ronson and Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus and Mark Ronson have covered John Lennon's 'Happy Xmas (War Is Over)'

Elton John

The perfect formula for a Christmas No. 1 hit has been discovered

Love Actually

10 unsung heroes from Love Actually who deserve recognition

Airmail letter being posted

Christmas posting dates 2018: When are the Royal Mail and Amazon deadlines?

Dean Martin

'Baby It's Cold Outside': Dean Martin's daughter responds to banning controversy

Band Aid

QUIZ: Can you remember who sings what in Band Aid's 'Do They Know It's Christmas?'

Charlotte Hook showed how Quality Street's tubs have shrunk over the years

Quality Street, Roses and Celebrations boxes are getting much smaller but cost the same

Samsung advert

Who sings 'Always On My Mind' in the Samsung Galaxy Christmas advert?

Elf on the Shelf

What is Elf on the Shelf, anyway?

Mariah Carey

This is how much money Slade, Mariah Carey and co get from Christmas song royalties every year