How to decorate food for Christmas

This year, make your festive table to shine in the Christmas spirit! Food just tastes better when it looks all cute and Christmas-like. And the kids will be way more likely to eat something shaped Surprise your dearest with wonderful...

Gay Pride, panic and injured in Washington

WASHINGTON, JUNE 8 - Moments of panic and injuries in Washington during the crowded Gay Pride parade, when a part of the crowd began to run to escape from those that many had thought...

This Elf on the Shelf is, er, definitely on Santa’s naughty list

When all the Christmas prep becomes too much, sit back and take comfort in the fact that other people are spending far too much time making a good Elf On The Shelf turn bad ... And the...

Let’s make mini panettone muffins

These buttery little fruit-studded muffins are delicious either for an indulgent breakfast, or to give as a gift over the holidays! INGREDIENTS 2 1/2 cups plain flour 1 tsp...

Time for some Christmas Royals!

These cute little Christmas Royals look like teeny-tiny Christmas puddings and they are the perfect take-along party plate for busy Mums. You can get these made in ten minutes. This recipe was created by...

Thousands in Leipzig for the Goth festival

Thousands gathered in Leipzig for the annual 'Wave Gothic' festival, which in this edition has about 220 artists who will perform on stage.  The festival has been celebrated since 1992 and attracts fans of dark...

Ever wondered why it’s called ‘Boxing Day’? Here’s why

Have you ever wondered where the idea of 'Boxing Day' originated from? I didn't ever think about it to be honest, but that's because I assumed I already knew. Surely, it was the day we...

The best Christmas present for a child? A musical instrument!

Once, not even far away, the letters intended for Santa Claus were characterised by requests for dolls and cars, now replaced by smartphones and various devices. This year, as a parent, you can and should change...

Cuddle up and binge on these family Christmas movies now through December

If you aren’t binge watching classic Christmas movies now through December 25, can you honestly say you’re celebrating the holiday season? There’s truly nothing more nostalgic than a pair of flannel pajamas, snuggling under the warmest...

How to make chocolate truffles this Christmas

These little chocolate explosions are rich and perfect to serve after dinner as petit fours. This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung. They are so easy to make, even the kids can help you out...