Flaming torches, yuletide carols, singing trees and lasers are all being deployed by the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew in London.
Cash registers might be ringing up less in sales this Christmas in Britain and France according to twin surveys
New York department stores continue the tradition of making elaborate displays for their shop fronts for the holiday season.
The official ceremony to launch the lights last year was postponed following the terror attacks in the capital, but this year the ceremony went ahead with Judo star Teddy Riner doing the honours.
An estimated 350,000 Orthodox Christians have celebrated Christmas Eve in Moscow, with Patriarch Kirill overseeing the main event in the Russian
The Vatican has held the annual Epiphany mass, marking the official end of the Christmas season. Pope Francis spoke in his homily of restless hearts
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In Australia, where bushfires have ravaged the southern coastline of Great Ocean Road, some residents were allowed on Sunday (December 27) to return
Some 30 Germans go for their annual Christmas Day swim in a Berlin lake, calling the 6 degree Celsius water temperature “pleasantly warm.”
Pope Francis marks Christmas Day with the traditional “Urbi et Orbi” (to the city and the world) message from the central balcony of St. Peter’s
The King of Spain’s Christmas speech’s strong appeals to beware of nationalist sentiment led to its leaders being quick off the mark to comment. The
Britain’s Royal Family has attended the annual Christmas church service in the Norfolk village of Sandringham. Nearly a thousand well-wishers waited
In St Peter’s Square in Rome, in the presence of some 10,000 faithful gathered before the Basilica, Pope Francis has delivered his traditional
Christmas Day in the West Bank town of Bethlehem saw hundreds of Christians and tourists from around the world gather to celebrate mass at the
For the first time ever the leaders of the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities have delivered a joint televised message for Christmas. They
Spain’s King Felipe has used his traditional Christmas message to call for unity after the country’s inconclusive election last Sunday. Political
Just a few kilometres away from the frontline, Christians in the Syrian capital Damascus gathered for a rare celebration on Thursday amidst the
Pope Francis celebrated Christmas Eve Mass at St. Peter’s Basilica in front of a congregation of 10,000 people. He used the opportunity to remind
High street heaven for shoppers as stores offer clothing bargains after warm autumn, but fears about terror take the fun out of bargain-hunting in France
He’s coming to the end of the busiest time of the year. It’s that time again, when Santa Claus, aka Father Christmas, aka Julgubben, aka Joulupukki
Who brings the presents? Britain Father Christmas. France Le père Noël (Saint Nicolas in north-eastern France). Germany Baby Jesus. Greece Aghios
He’s coming to the end of the busiest time of the year. The elves have done their job and now Santa Claus is preparing to leave Lapland and begin
Christmas has come early for the animals at the Gdansk-Oliwa zoo in Poland. The creatures were given special treats, hidden in wrapped boxes, as part
Worshippers to be searched on entry Churches to open only one door Congregations asked to flag up “suspicious” behaviour France is tightening