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A family are celebrating Christmas in style by building a Millennium Falcon - on their roof.
If you haven't finished your Christmas food and drink shopping list, why not add these tipples for the big day?
A cancer patient has released her own Christmas single to give back to the charity helping her through the illness.
A group of Syrian refugees created a festive feast to thank a Deeside community which welcomed them after they fled their war-torn homes.
Householders across the UK spend a staggering £2.3billion each year on Christmas trees, decorations and trips to the pantomime, according to Go Compare.
Christmas for many of us can be one of the most exciting times of the year.
A much-loved winter festival has finally returned to Moray after cold weather delayed the opening.
A pupil’s charming drawing of a family of gingerbread people has won Richard Lochhead MSP’s Christmas card competition.
A master baker has created a jaw-dropping nativity scene - from a whopping 100kg of marzipan and icing.
Laughter was shared and stories exchanged as a group of pensioners enjoyed a break from loneliness with a moving festive gathering yesterday.
Music star Susan Boyle has backed the Press and Journal’s Share the Cheer campaign to help tackle loneliness and social isolation among the elderly in Scotland.
Aladdin was given a jet powered boost to his magic carpet after an aircraft hangar was transformed into a Moray pantomime venue.
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They are among the country’s most picturesque places.
It is sure to make the top 10 of many people's best Christmas films.
A pensioner who brings cheer to children every Christmas has put up his final festive garden display this year.
Christmas is all about wishes, from adult’s hopes and dreams of a better year to come, to children hoping to get everything on their Santa list.
Hardy swimmers are being asked to brave the winter chill to take part in the 10th anniversary of an annual lifeboat challenge.
Hundreds of youngsters watched on yesterday as the true meaning of Christmas was celebrated.
While evergreen fir trees have been used to celebrate winter festivals for thousands of years, having a decorated Christmas tree in the home, in the style we are used to, has only been popular in the UK since the 19th century.
Lauren Wilson has spent much of her life volunteering, whether with VSA or in an orphanage in Ghana.
The countdown to Christmas is well underway with shopping lists being written, gifts wrapped and decorations being brought out from lofts and garages once more.
A new report has exposed the rising blight of isolation and loneliness among Scotland’s senior citizens.
We have King Edward VIII to thank for making it a tradition to eat turkey at Christmas, although it’s said Henry VIII also enjoyed tucking into them before then.
A cookbook is the gift that keeps on giving as within the pages of each cookbook, that special someone in your life will find ideas for tasty treats ranging from the nourishing and hearty to indulgent and bountiful.
Ullapool has received international recognition after creating their festive Christmas tree out of fishing creels.
Kind-hearted youngsters in Oban have attended a Santa’s grotto with a difference.
On the first day of Christmas, the city council gave to us: the return of festive wooden sculptures.
The generations come together, over tea, cakes and conversation, every time the Irvine family hold a party on behalf of Contact the Elderly (CtE).
The Christmas adverts have already appeared on our TV screens, portraying scenes of lively family gatherings and large groups of friends having fun.
This is the touching moment two brothers got their Christmas wish in Santa's Grotto - when they were reunited with their serviceman dad.
A dad has completed a unique labour of love as a way of brightening up his children’s Christmas.