The paper reports that the Labour leader is refusing to issue a message on Christmas Eve but will instead wait until the New Year.
To hammer the controversy home it carries a quote from Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen, who said: "This is the new politics - Corbyn cancels Christmas.
Jeremy Corbyn has apparently cancelled Christmas so I felt this was appropriate pic.twitter.com/2byD4kND29— Elliot Wagland (@elliotwagland) December 23, 2015
"It is just a hint of what the British people would have to look forward to under a Corbyn-led Government."
The roots of the 'scandal' appear to stem from an interview Corbyn did with The Huffington Post UK in which he said: "I don’t want us to move into religious politics in Britain. I respect all faiths, I probably spend more time going to religious services than most people, of all types.
"I go to synagogues, I go to mosques, I go to temples, I go to churches, and I have many humanistic friends and I have many atheist friends. I respect them all."
A spokesman for Corbyn said:" Any suggestion that Jeremy doesn't like Christmas is ridiculous. There is no requirement for a leader of the opposition to issue a Christmas message and It was Jeremy who used his last PMQs to wish parliament and everyone a happy Christmas, including Mr Bridgen."
Additionally, the Daily Mirror's Jason Beatie made this point...
And let us not forget this little controversy at the last PMQs before Christmas, when David Cameron acted like Corbyn didn't say happy Christmas... after he literally did:
And that he also sent out these Christmas cards:
Despite all that, some people however appear to have taken the story at face value.
No Christmas message from Jeremy Corbyn - not surprising from a godless Communist #JogOnSteptoe— George Smiley (@364690) December 23, 2015
Corbyn 'cancels Christmas' and refuses to issue festive message. Good news. I wouldn't want to hear it anyway! https://t.co/9YMo7rDc3M— David Vance (@DVATW) December 23, 2015
Thousands more homeless this Christmas, but oh no, Corbyn won't do a Christmas message nobody would watch, shocking! https://t.co/40wvick6aG— Gary Bickmore (@AVF_Scooby2000) December 23, 2015
Corbyn is a puritan who wants to cancel Christmas! Illustrated with two photos of the joyless fuck dressed as Santa. https://t.co/qVTzKfB1QQ— Vile Troll Books (@viletrollbooks) December 23, 2015
Others however, pointed out the leap in imagination in the article.
According to The Daily Telegraph, Jeremy Corbyn has 'cancelled christmas'. Could the British press get any more cretinous? #Don'tAnswerThat.— Antony Holt (@Hasselschmuck) December 23, 2015
Corbyn decides he won't issue a Christmas message to the nation and this is actually The Telegraph's take on it. pic.twitter.com/3ZvO94dnW5— The Sun Apologies (@SunApology) December 23, 2015
Top story on the Telegraph website is genuinely "Corbyn Cancels Christmas"— Farages Festive Face (@UKIPBIackpool) December 23, 2015
Help me I'm screaming. Jezzer is now the grinch for not putting out a christmas eve press release 😂😂 pic.twitter.com/GWQGF78vmZ— Another Angry Woman (@stavvers) December 23, 2015
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