Tag Archives: Christmas

Pictures of the week: Thousands of penguins, the winter solstice and Christmas wild swimmers

For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our breaking news emails Sign up to our free breaking news emails Each week the picture editors at The Independent sort through hundreds of thousands of images sent into us by photography agencies from all around the world. These are… Read More »

Ranking the NBA’s Five Christmas Day Games

Christmas Day is a marquee event for the NBA, designed to showcase star power, preview potential playoff matchups, and ignite budding rivalries. But thanks to a couple of significant injuries and some conservative scheduling—the league didn’t know where Kevin Durant’s trade request would lead, whether Zion Williamson would be healthy, or whether the Magic would… Read More »

Unique Christmas traditions from around the world

Christmas is reminiscent of festive images of Santa Claus, Snowman, mangers and reindeer and activities like baking cookies and cakes alongside decorating the Christmas trees. The magic glow of the festival makes people merrier while Christians all over the world celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Discover how some countries have unusual Christmas traditions and… Read More »

Strikes – live updates: Royal mail staff to stage walkout as travel chaos continues in run up to Christmas

Strikes: Every industrial walkout taking place in December Sign up to Simon Calder’s free travel email for weekly expert advice and money-saving discounts Get Simon Calder’s Travel email Thousands of postal service staff will stage a walkout in a move that the Royal Mail has criticized as “a cynical attempt to hold Christmas to ransom”.… Read More »

Snapmaker’s Christmas Sale sees massive discounts on 3-in-1 3D printers

If the past few months have been any indication, THIS is the age of creation. AI tools like Stable Diffusion, DALL• E 2, and ChatGPT are making creation incredibly easy for everyone, and it’s spurring a creator REVOLUTION. Joining this is Snapmaker, with its series of multi-capable modular machines that are capable of 3D printing,… Read More »

Christmas will feel ‘very different’ without Queen, says Princess of Wales

Get the free Morning Headlines email for news from our reporters across the world Sign up to our free Morning Headlines email The Princess of Wales has dedicated a Christmas carol service to the late Queen, paying tribute to her “incredible legacy” which “deeply inspired many of us”. Kate said Christmas will feel very different… Read More »

The Best Christmas Movies To Watch On Netflix, HBO Max, Disney Plus And More

The best Christmas movies on Netflix, HBO Max, Disney Plus Amazon Prime, Apple TV, Peacock and more. Credit: Erik Cain It’s almost Christmas, and that means it’s time to bunker down with family and friends, break out the eggnog and watch your favorite Christmas movies. The following list has some classics, some newer films and… Read More »

Ozzy Osbourne channels his inner Scrooge with Grinch-themed Christmas sweater: ‘Bah, Humbug!’

Ozzy Osbourne is celebrating the holiday season in his own special way. The “Prince of Darkness” posted a picture of him and his daughter Kelly Osbourne on Instagram, wearing matching Grinch-themed ugly Christmas sweaters. The sweater featured a hairy green monster wearing a Santa hat, which looked similar to Ozzy, and read “How Ozzy Osbourne… Read More »

Rams and Broncos unveil fake new uniforms for Christmas as part of hilarious prank on players

With the Rams set to host the Broncos on Christmas Day, the two teams thought it would be funny to play a prank on their players, so that’s exactly what they did this week. The prank was simple: Both teams created a special new Christmas-themed uniform and then the two teams proceeded to tell their… Read More »