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A defence of the Brussels sprout – written by a scientist

A defence of the Brussels sprout – written by a scientist

by Trevor George, King’s College LondonBrussels sprouts, like their European namesake, divide opinion. Some people embrace the flavour

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5 ways to cut down your food waste this Christmas

5 ways to cut down your food waste this Christmas

by Elliot Woolley, Loughborough UniversityThe average family throws away about £700 worth of food each year. This is not just a drain

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These are the 20 most dramatic Christmas moments in UK TV history

These are the 20 most dramatic Christmas moments in UK TV history

Festive scenes and episodes from EastEnders, Dr Who and Coronation Street have been named as the most dramatic Christmas TV moments ever, according

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These are Britain’s 20 favourite Christmas films

These are Britain’s 20 favourite Christmas films

A definitive list of Britain’s favourite festive films has been released, with a classic in the top spot.According to a poll carried out by

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These are the topics that will cause the most arguments over Christmas

These are the topics that will cause the most arguments over Christmas

A new study of 2,000 British adults has revealed the issues most likely to cause arguments over the Christmas period – and it looks as if we

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Warning expensive gifts might not be covered by your home insurance

Warning expensive gifts might not be covered by your home insurance

It would set you back a staggering £60,000 to insure the world’s most expensive handbag, and although the Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond

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Buying a Christmas tree – here’s how to get it right

Buying a Christmas tree – here’s how to get it right

Whether it is a Norway Spruce, Scots Pine, Fraser Fir or a Nordman Fir, Christmas trees are set to take pride of place in homes this December.

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7 of 2017’s best artificial Christmas trees

7 of 2017’s best artificial Christmas trees

Artificial Christmas trees have come a long way in the last few decades – here are some of the best.For Outdoors
Waitrose Outdoor Sparkle Christmas

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6  of 2017’s most delicious Christmas cookbooks

6 of 2017’s most delicious Christmas cookbooks

‘Tis the season to be… stuffing our faces. Yes, Christmas is the one time of year we don’t have to feel guilty about what

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8 of the best advent calendars for Christmas 2017

8 of the best advent calendars for Christmas 2017

Let’s face it, one of the best things about Christmas is the excitement as you count down – and a big part of that is the traditional advent

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A defence of the Brussels sprout - written by a scientist

by Trevor George, King's College LondonBrussels sprouts, like their European namesake, divide opinion. Some people embrace the flavour

5 ways to cut down your food waste this Christmas

by Elliot Woolley, Loughborough UniversityThe average family throws away about £700 worth of food each year. This is not just a drain

This is the 10 day festive weather forecast - and when snow could hit

Many people may have been dreaming of a 'white Christmas', but what are the experts saying?Some will be disappointed to hear that we may be

15 weird and wonderful Christmas food and drink facts

Fancy a festive family bucket this Christmas?In Japan, eating Kentucky Fried Chicken has become something of a Yule tide tradition for