Two-Year-Old Scared Witless By Santa Claus - Mum Needs Advice

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Parents

A worried mum has appealed to the realms of the internet for advice after his two-year-old has admitted she is scared of Santa, five months before Chr...

Eight Things I've Learnt About Christmas Since Having Kids

Andrea Mara | Posted 21.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Andrea Mara

Before kids, I was adamant that Christmas shouldn't start until December - the second week would be just fine thank you very much. Jingle Bells on the...

All I Want for Christmas

Andrea Mara | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Andrea Mara

"Why are there never any pencils in this house? If I could have one thing from Santa, it would be a working pencil," I said to my seven-year-old as I tried to tick off her homework. She gave me a look that said " go ahead and ask for a pencil, I'm sticking with the Anna Sleigh," and went back to her spellings.

Christmas Wonderland 'The Magical Journey' Shuts After Parents Accuse It Of 'Ruining Christmas'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK

Better call in Changing Rooms. It looks like Christmas theme park.The Magical Journey in Warwickshire is in need of a makeover. Except it was actually...

Meet The BNP's Secret Weapon For 2014

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Bad news folks - Father Christmas is voting BNP. Yup, that's right. Despite residing in Lapland and being ineligible to vote, Nick Griffin's lot ha...

Men Dressed As Santa And Penguin Set Off In Dinghy..

PA | Posted 28.12.2013 | UK

Two men dressed as Santa and a penguin had to be rescued at sea after they ran into difficulties during what they claimed was a charity row in a dingh...

LOOK: Scandalous Cigarette Ads Starring Santa

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 24.12.2013 | UK

Christmas adverts have been coming thick and fast, with Coca-Cola most infamously poaching Santa Claus for its ads as they show the bearded figure del...

Jessica Elgot

Worst Christmas Ever At Milton Keynes Winter Wonderland | Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.12.2013 | UK

If your ideal Christmas involves paying £42 to see a teenager dressed in Poundland Santa outfit and skate on a synthetic ice rink, then prepare to be...

Which TV Protagonist Would Make the Best Santa IRL?

Brett Janes | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Brett Janes

Television companies are looking to pick a completely fictional character from one of their many favourite TV shows to act as a replacement, using social buzz instead of Christmas cheer to deliver presents. Here are the candidates...

Do You Lie to Your Kids?

Josefa Pete | Posted 17.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Josefa Pete

What the parenting books failed to tell me was that while I could spend most days being firm, setting boundaries and adhering to routine, on some days, it would completely fall apart. On those days, my parenting would come down to survival. If survival meant telling a white lie.

When Did Children Start to Jump the Queue at Christmas?

Helen Croydon | Posted 28.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Croydon

When did we become so child worshipping? My friends who are parents don't care so much for buying presents for each other, but buy presents for each other's children instead. More bright plastic objects that will get thrown in a corner, lost or outgrown within months.

Google Santa Tracker To Compete With 'Official' Father Christmas Maps

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Tech

Google Maps has announced it will be following Santa's sleigh this year - despite being dropped by the 'official' aerospace tracking system. The No...

Santa Wars: Google's Christmas Tracker Has Many Rivals

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.02.2013 | UK Tech

Google Maps has announced it will be following Santa's sleigh this year - despite being dropped by the 'official' aerospace tracking system. The No...

Magical London at Christmas with Children

Susanna Lascelles | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Susanna Lascelles

If you're looking for something completely free then head to Duke of York Square's Christmas grotto. It's beautifully decorated, children get to meet Father Christmas, have their photo taken, get a small gift and if they're lucky meet Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer.

Charlie Thomas

EasyJet Sleighs The Competition | Charlie Thomas | Posted 13.12.2012 | UK

EasyJet's cabin crew are getting in a festive mood by donning Santa Claus outfits to launch a new charity donation drive for Unicef. From Friday 14...

All You Want For Christmas?

PA | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Funnyman James Corden has found his Christmas has come early after he landed a new movie role playing Santa. The 'Gavin & Stacey' star will play a ...

WATCH: Miranda Kerr Sings In Japanese Advert

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.08.2012 | UK Comedy

Santori time, anyone? Look, everybody! It's supermodel Miranda Kerr in a slightly "eccentric" Japanese lemon tea ad she probably hoped us snarky We...

Christmas Around The World

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.12.2011 | UK

From South Korea to Sri Lanka, people are preparing to celebrate Christmas all over the world. In the birthplace of Jesus, Bethlehem, tourists, lo...

Is Santa The World's Most Well Connected Politico?

Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 23.12.2011 | UK Politics

During the Christmas party season there's one man who's simply been everywhere. Which got us wondering; is Santa the world's most well-connected polit...

Christmas Activities Not To Miss This Winter

Cosima Ungaro | Posted 23.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

The season of sleet, shopping and obligatory mulled wine is upon us. For parents at a loss of how to entertain their children during the long schoo...

'I Don't Do Poor Countries': Unicef Sweden's Christmas Advert Shows The Meaner Side Of Santa (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 19.12.2011 | UK Comedy

It's Christmas time, so that must mean only one thing... Christmas-themed adverts. Christmas-themed adverts like this one from Unicef Sweden, in fact....

Huge Inflatable Santa Claus Rips Apart Pub Roof (PICTURES)

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 08.02.2012 | UK Comedy

Pity the poor Old Manor pub in Potters Bar. In an attempt to bring some Christmas cheer to their Hertfordshire town, the owners hadn't foreseen the de...

Rare White Reindeer Could Well Be The Christmassiest Thing Ever

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK Comedy

What's cuter than a regular real-life reindeer? That's right, a white real-life reindeer! Meet Snowy the baby reindeer, an absurdly cute white cari...

Five-Foot Filipino Traffic Warden Dresses Up As Santa Claus, Dances On The Job (PICTURES)

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 07.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Traffic wardens aren't traditionally known for their good cheer, but Ramiro Hinojas isn't your average traffic warden - not with his Santa Claus outfi...

GroupOn Stampede At Santa's Grotto Sees Fairies Sworn At By Angry Parents, Elf Quit

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Comedy

GroupOn isn't all cut-price giant beanbags and cheap cocktails. Don't forget cupcake maker Rachel Brown getting swamped by thousands of unfullfillable...