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The ghosts of Christmas past had it harder than us

ENOUGH. Enough of the affairs of State. It’s the time of year for reflection and excess, joy and pain, laughter and tears. And whatever you’re having yourself with a hot drop.

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Does Sony hack spell the end for overseas villains?

Hollywood loves its overseas villains. Evil forces from Russia, China and North Korea have tirelessly menaced our big-screen heroes in recent years. But, in the wake of the startling cancellation of The Interview, an entire species of movie baddies might be in danger of extinction.

Features

The story of two men who lived through the devastating Turkish mine disasterBy Suzy Hansen

Fashion & Beauty

Expert advice on dealing with Christmas stressBy Helen O’Callaghan

Food & Drink

Christmas deserts for the kidsBy Darina Allen

Diet & Fitness

Look after your curves this Christmas with this simple workoutBy Amanda Khouv

Home & Interiors

Wish List: Some festive gift ideas to brighten any home

Travel

Hideaways for after Santa’s visit and before the new year resolutions kick inBy Tony Clayton-Lea

Arts, Books, Films & TV

Scene + Heard: Entertainment news round-upby Des O’Driscoll

Outdoors

Nature table: What do you know about mistletoe?By Dick Warner