A UK researcher gives Euronews top tips on how to make your Christmas dinner - and the holiday period generally - more sustainable.
Channeling Dickensian nostalgia is fun for some, but there is simply no reason to crown the foods of Victorian England the go-to reference point for Christmastime cooking.
As Christians celebrate Christmas this week, we remember that rulers who are willing to use religion to cling to power by any means necessary have always been part of our story.
A brief period of milder conditions are giving South Australia's Country Fire Service a chance at bringing a 25,000-hectare blaze to heel.
They took a dip in a lake near Berlin, but some said it was too warm.
World leaders and others took to social media at Christmas to offer their words of wisdom.
Monsignor Patrick Chauvet said the fire-damaged Notre Dame is so fragile that “there is maybe a 50% chance that it will be saved."
Thousands of Mexicans have paid a visit to one of the world's largest baby Jesus figures to celebrate the birth of Christ.
Britain's Queen Elizabeth and her heirs spent time baking festive treats together in the run-up to Christmas.
Doug Leddin, one of several congregation members to film the priest's Christmas departure on a scooter, said it was a "great fun moment."
"There is darkness in human hearts but the light of Christ is greater," Pope Francis told the crowd at St Peter's Square on Christmas morning.
"Celebrating Christmas also means celebrating those who still have a desire to love mankind and put themselves on the line for it. Here in the Holy Land, and not only today but every day of the year, there are still many people who celebrate the Christmas of Jesus in this way, not only Christians.
Bethlehem welcomes pilgrims for Christmas celebrations, Iraq protesters create Christmas tree out of flags and elephants in Santa Claus outfits make a season greetings’ performance in Thailand.
The elf showed off some killer acrobatics and collected some last-ditch letters for Santa Claus.
It happened as people were making last-minute Christmas purchases.
Troops taking part in 'Holiday Express' transported stockings stuffed with gifts to five bases in the country's east. A military band also travelled by helicopter, playing Christmas carols as the troops received their presents.
Health scares, embarrassments and political turmoil - 'bumpy' may be an understatement but the Queen is also keen to celebrate the spirit of D-Day in her Christmas message to the Commonwealth.
Santa and his elves are getting ramped up for the final festive push in Finland.
At peak times, Santa Claus gets 32,000 letters every day
A girl in London reportedly opened a card to find a message inside claiming to be from inmates at Shanghai's Qingpu Prison.
This year, the incredibly popular Spanish lottery, known as El Gordo or "The Fat One", handed out a total of €2.24 billion in prizes.
The report of a "possibly suspicious object" leading to the evacuation of the market was a false alert, the Berlin police said.
We look back at the week in Europe where MEPs called on the Maltese leader to resign immediately, protests took place in the Czech Republic and Poland. A tumultuous end to a rollercoaster year in EU politics. Our journalists sum it up in their words of the year.
All you need is some odd pieces of an old carpet or a dusty ladder.
We asked five people whether they'd be willing to go vegan this festive period.
Rachel Ama shares her recipes for a delicious vegan Christmas with the trendy bacon substitute.