Waste collection and recycling expert Mark Hall explains why he thinks Christmas crackers should be banned this year.
Police are investigating after more than 600 children’s Christmas presents were stolen from a community Santa’s grotto in Bristol.
The Home Secretary has declared the rising number of migrants attempting to cross the English Channel a "major incident".
The UK's big-name stores appear to have already moved on from Christmas, with several putting Easter eggs on sale two days after Christmas.
Rail workers at two companies are staging fresh strikes in the long running dispute over guards on trains, causing travel misery for last-minute Christmas shoppers.
Two people have been arrested in the Gatwick area in connection with the drone sightings at Gatwick airport.
Jacob Rees-Mogg tells Julia Hartley-Brewer what Christmas is like in the Rees-Mogg household
The Junior Vice President of British Veterinary Association has said that the use of dog breeds such as pugs and dachshunds on Christmas jumpers “normalise” their “harmful characteristics”.
There are fresh calls to censor Fairytale of New York from the LGBT community unhappy about the 'f****t' lyric
An 80-year-old Christmas tree has been lit up in London's Trafalgar Square in a special ceremony.
A primary school has faced criticism for staging an 'elf murder' with fake blood and police tape as part of a writing task for Year 4 pupils.
Postboxes which play a Christmas jingle whenever a letter is posted are being rolled out across the UK.
A dad-of-five has received a lot of attention after asking strangers to help buy Christmas presents for children via a GoFundMe page.
Sir Elton John is the star of this year's John Lewis Christmas advert with his performance of Your Song the soundtrack to a festive-tinged retrospective of his life and career.
Coca-Cola has reduced the number of stops on its annual Christmas truck tour as a charity claimed resistance was growing to the company giving out free sugary drinks.
The supermarket chain orchestrated the stunt to raise awareness of the effects of deforestation.
The managing director of Clearcast, who banned the controversial Iceland advert, has dismissed claims that the ad was banned for being too "political".
A farmer who received death threats for offering a service allowing consumers to meet, name and raise their Christmas turkey before slaughter, has said he "didn't expect to cause so much offence".
The campaign ran on the company's social media and featured an elf in sexualised poses
Our host suggests the NHS must be better prepared for demands of mid-winter
The image shows a toy elf holding a teabag over a doll's face
Busy shopping and entertainment hub brought to standstill
Kyna Hamill's research claims the song was first performed by someone in blackface
Damaging disruption comes after low-cost carrier narrowly avoided a strike by crew operating out of Ireland
Labour MPs shouted 'shame' when Theresa May responded to a question by MP Rosena Allin-Khan
The men were detained at various locations in Sheffield and one man in Chesterfield
A YouTuber was out filming on his motorbike when he saw an elderly pedestrian get knocked over by a car
A memorial service took place at St Paul's Cathedral today in rememberance of those who died in the Grenfell Tower fire
Gemma Maxey was probably not expecting this response from two-year-old Leo
University College London asked students on Twitter whether they were hoping for a 'white campus' following snowfall
The singer had claimed her tenants were refusing to leave the property, leading to a savage article in the Daily Mail
The advert asked onlookers whether they thought an iron, an apron, pyjamas or a Pandora bracelet would make a woman happy
It is claimed this is the first time in 20 years that black people have been excluded from the event
The man's note asked 'where can a lonely pensioner and widower find a place in a small group for Christmas?'
This year the advert features a child who makes friends with a monster under his bed, though many do not like its ending
Traffic jams stretched for around six miles around the outskirts of Paris due to the protest
Dr Taj Hargey spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer of the incident where a five-year-old Christian girl was reportedly placed with muslim families who told her to remove her crucifix
If you're looking for a song to cheer you up, this probably isn't the one
Suze told the harrowing story over her husband's death - leaving Iain lost for words
Jon Holmes invited Howard Hughes to read an alternative version of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas
George Galloway has left a Christmas message for listeners of talkRADIO
James Whale has a Christmas message for all talkRADIO listeners
Jon Holmes has filmed a Christmas message for talkRADIO listeners
Paul Ross has put together a Christmas message, especially for talkRADIO listeners
The presenter and culinary wonder cooked up a Christmas feast especially for our listeners
Jon Holmes likes to give his listeners the chance to win some meat, today James tried to win a turkey
29% of divorced Dads in the UK will be spending this Christmas day without their children, according to research by law firm Slater and Gordon
The Met Office has warned those in Scotland, the north of England and Northern Ireland that Storm Barbara is on its way for Christmas, but not everyone is taking the threat that seriously
Homeowner Cheryl found a surprise you definitely wouldn't want to find near your Christmas tree this year