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What is the Epiphany, when is it and how do Christians mark the festival?

WE HAVE all heard of the 12 days of Christmas, but did you know we actually used to celebrate for 12 days straight? January 6 – the 12th day – is still a very...

What’s the Epiphany, what date is it and how do Christians celebrate the ancient festival?

WE HAVE all heard of the 12 days of Christmas, but did you know we actually used to celebrate for 12 days straight? January 6 – the 12th day – is still a very...

What is the Epiphany, what date is it and how do Christians celebrate the ancient festival?

WE’VE all heard of the 12 days of Christmas, but did you know we actually used to celebrate for 12 days straight? January 6 – the 12th day – is still a very...

Hogmanay celebrations get under way despite Storm Dylan

Thousands of people are due to bring in 2018 on the streets of Edinburgh after earlier stormy conditions.

What is the Epiphany, what date is it and how do Christians celebrate the festival?

WE’VE all heard of the 12 days of Christmas, but did you know we actually used to celebrate for 12 days straight? January 6 – the 12th day – is still a very...

What is the Epiphany, when is it and how do Christians celebrate the festival?

WE’VE all heard of the 12 days of Christmas, but did you know we actually used to celebrate for 12 days straight? January 6 – the 12th day – is still a very...

ISIS warlords order lone wolf attackers to wreak havoc at Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebrations in chilling video

ISIS warlords have ordered lone wolf attackers to wreak havoc at Christmas and New Year’s Eve celebrations across the west. The cowardly terror chiefs have also...

19 of the strangest Christmas traditions from around the world – from deep-fried caterpillars to Catalonia’s ‘pooing’ man

WE ALL have our treasured Christmas traditions, whether it is leaving a mince pie out for Santa or watching the Queen’s speech with a hearty glass of mulled wine. But...

British troops in Afghanistan to get just £1 each for Christmas celebrations from defence chiefs

BRITISH soldiers stationed in Afghanistan have been give just £1 a head to celebrate Christmas this year. Defence chiefs in London allocated £500 to the troops...

Big Ben to chime for Christmas and new year celebrations

The iconic clock will temporarily resume service on December 23 until New Year's Day.