Zoo animals welcome recycled Christmas trees
A group of divers on Sunday placed a Christmas tree on the bottom of a lake in Russia's Kazan region at near-freezing water temperatures, swimming around it in circles and toasting with champagne underwater.
Flying Santas bring cheer to a Moscow children's hospital
Santa Claus impersonators gather in Rio de Janeiro
A police officer drove around Lima in Peru on a motorcycle dressed as Santa Claus
Pope Francis called for fraternity in the world in his Christmas address in St. Peter's Square
Musicians Bono and The Edge busked in Dublin on Christmas Eve, asking people to donate to a homeless charity.
The UK's 92-year-old monarch highlighted the importance of people who held opposing views being respectful to each other.
Does Christmas make you sad, or even angry? Fernando Azor, a psychologist from GabinetedePsicología.com, explains how to cope with the festive period.
The little girl had called NORAD on Christmas Eve to know where Santa was on his gift-delivery round.
The country's largest soup kitchen is organised by the Food for Life Foundation and has been delivering thousands of hot meals to those in need every year.
Pope Francis decries 'insatiable greed' of today’s consumerism in Christmas Eve Mass
Fresh meat was selling like hot cakes at Smithfield Market's Christmas Eve public auction on Monday, with auctioneers running up and down makeshift catwalks and handing over turkeys and huge cuts of beef and pork in return for 20-pound notes
How does your local Christmas conifer stack up against Europe's finest? Check out our gallery.
With the ongoing Israeli siege on the enclave, Palestinians in Gaza are prohibited from uniting with family members and visiting Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank.
The team at Euronews would like to wish you the best for the festive season.
Santa Claus has left his hometown Rovaniemi, in Lapland, Finland, and started his journey to bring Christmas cheer to people all around the globe
Watch : Elephants dressed up as Santa interact with children
Visitors and worshippers have been flocking to Bethlehem's Church of the Nativity – a cave which enshrines a site thought to be the birthplace of Jesus.
Thousands of runners dressed as Father Christmas raced through the Russian city of St Petersburg on Saturday
Who brings the presents? Britain Father Christmas. France Le père Noël (Saint Nicolas in north-eastern France). Germany Baby Jesus. Greece Aghios
The panel on Raw Politics discusses whether the lyrics are sinister or not.
Santa Claus passes cabin to cabin, visiting passengers as the train chugs along. Santa and his helpers hand out gifts to good girls and boys, while many passengers pose for photos with the train-travelling Old St. Nick
Champagne isn’t just for a celebratory glass: it pairs beautifully with a Christmas feast
Santa Claus ditched the traditional chimney and rappelled down a high-rise tower on a downtown public square in Berlin on Sunday (December 16) to deliver gifts to all the good boys and girls.
British royal family releases Christmas cards