Christmas might be a time for “peace on Earth and goodwill to all” but it’s also a time for reminiscing, watching The Great Escape, and reliving Christmases gone by.
People across the land are rocking festive knitwear for Christmas Jumper Day and supporting the work of Save The Children in the process.
Youthquake has been named 2017’s word of the year. Don’t worry if you’ve never heard or read the word before, you are not alone.
An army of snowmen rose across the UK after winter weather brought more than a covering of snow.
If you thought your Christmas tree had to be decorated with shiny baubles, stars, tinsel and all things festive, think again.
Temperatures are falling below zero, and it’s the time of year homelessness comes to the fore. But what do you do when you see someone who appears to be sleeping rough during the cold weather?
It’s been a good year for memes, making it quite the challenge to pick a single one for each month.
A Milwaukee reporter received a snowy surprise just before she went live on air on Thursday, and fortunately for us, it was captured on video.
There are certain places around the world that you’re just expected to see if you visit a country, and some merit their status more than others.
Whatever else happened in 2017, it seems unlikely that historians will remember it as anything other than the year of Donald Trump.
Is your friend really your friend if they don’t try and annoy you at every available opportunity? And what better opportunity is there than a birthday?
Theresa May’s Government has suffered a humiliating loss in Parliament as around a dozen Tory MPs voted with the Opposition to ensure a “meaningful vote” on any Brexit deal.
A politician’s spokesman was left dumbstruck when he learned elected officials in the US do not have to swear in by using the Bible.
Gingerbread houses are a staple of the festive season, with our Instagram feeds (and indeed our bellies) full of beautifully-decorated spiced houses this time of year.
Children’s cartoon character Peppa Pig has been blamed for contributing to patients’ unrealistic expectations of their GP.
A male grooming company is offering bearded men the chance to earn £30 an hour by offering up their luscious facial hair for others’ enjoyment.
A US police force has some extra help this December from a Christmas elf named Peppermint.
You may think that Rick and Morty is an adult cartoon about a boy and his scientist granddad’s interdimensional capers.
A section of the Whitechapel fatberg will be on display at the Museum of London in 2018.
Netflix has set Twitter alight with both appreciative comments and some mild concern.
People in New York must have broken some sort of unwritten social code when they refused to warn a woman she was about to step in dog poo. And then cheered as her foot slid across it.
Cards Against Humanity has come up with a novel way to tackle wealth inequality in the US – by actively redistributing money between Americans.
An album of feminist hymns is here to make your Christmas more equal.
This Thomas The Tank Engine toy is defying the laws of gravity by performing remarkable flips and tricks in mid-air.
A heartwarming video shows a father breaking the news to his delighted children that their school had been closed for the day due to snow.
There’s a Christmas tree at Euston station that’s provoking some bewilderment on social media.
Luxury car maker Rolls-Royce has pulled a video that showed grime artist Skepta being driven around while not wearing a seatbelt.
Leo Varadkar has been spotted next to a “world’s best Taoiseach” mug, and people are really (mostly) here for it.
Gay marriage in Australia is officially legal, making it the perfect opportunity for LGBTQ couples who have been waiting for this moment to propose.
There’s no saying how or why a meme takes off when it does, but one proving popular again right now was first introduced in 2015 – and nobody’s sad to see it back.
A man refused a marriage licence twice by a county clerk in Kentucky is to run against her for the job.
A man from Texas has gone viral after sharing pictures of his head after suffering a major sunburn.