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# humbug - Last year 2021

Downing Street cancels staff Christmas party but urges others to go ahead
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Downing Street cancels staff Christmas party but urges others to go ahead

Dec 10th 2021, 3:34 PM 15,090 Views 22 Comments

Number 10 said the cancellation was due to coronavirus pressures, not the scandal engulfing the UK Government over last year’s events.

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6 signs the tide might be turning against the 12 pubs
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From The Daily Edge
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6 signs the tide might be turning against the 12 pubs

Dec 6th 2014, 3:55 PM 5,680 Views 0 Comments

Have we reached peak pub?

Irish guy comes up with the perfect solution for every lazy Christmas shopper
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From The Daily Edge
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Irish guy comes up with the perfect solution for every lazy Christmas shopper

Nov 25th 2014, 2:51 PM 11,361 Views 5 Comments

What the f**k will I get?

We're thinking about Christmas 3 months earlier than we did in 2007
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# The C Word

We're thinking about Christmas 3 months earlier than we did in 2007

Nov 12th 2014, 9:11 PM 9,404 Views 16 Comments

People started Googling about Christmas in August this year.

ALERT! The Brown Thomas Chr**tmas shop is almost ready to open
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From The Daily Edge
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ALERT! The Brown Thomas Chr**tmas shop is almost ready to open

Aug 19th 2014, 4:53 PM 5,260 Views 14 Comments

Ding dong merrily on NOPE.

"I can smell gin and urine" - 5 Christmas disasters caught on camera
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From The Daily Edge
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"I can smell gin and urine" - 5 Christmas disasters caught on camera

Dec 26th 2013, 5:00 PM 2,434 Views 0 Comments

Your Christmas couldn’t have been as bad as these.

6 good reasons to despise festive crowds
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From The Daily Edge
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6 good reasons to despise festive crowds

Dec 20th 2013, 9:30 PM 23,791 Views 33 Comments

Just MOVE!

8 reasons why it's not ok to talk about Christmas yet
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From The Daily Edge
# Jingle Hells

8 reasons why it's not ok to talk about Christmas yet

Oct 9th 2013, 1:09 PM 20,140 Views 57 Comments

A very merry unChristmas to you.

16 reasons going to the beach is the worst
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From The Daily Edge
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16 reasons going to the beach is the worst

Jun 9th 2013, 1:00 PM 35,020 Views 64 Comments

THE WORST.

Are you avoiding Valentine's Day? Let us help
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From The Daily Edge
# F**k You

Are you avoiding Valentine's Day? Let us help

Feb 14th 2013, 11:16 AM 8,986 Views 11 Comments

These things will take your mind off all the pukey romance…

Christmas presents for sick children stolen from hospital
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Christmas presents for sick children stolen from hospital

Dec 18th 2012, 12:24 PM 17,549 Views 44 Comments

Warning: this is possibly the saddest story you’re going to read this Christmas.

Shopping centre sacks Santa for being rude
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From The Daily Edge
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Shopping centre sacks Santa for being rude

Dec 6th 2012, 7:00 PM 23,435 Views 18 Comments

Naughty, and certainly not nice. Ho ho hum.

Winter is coming… and so is Christmas. Here’s the evidence.
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From The Daily Edge
# Too Early

Winter is coming… and so is Christmas. Here’s the evidence.

Sep 18th 2012, 9:40 PM 1,587 Views 2 Comments

If the thought of Christmas in September sends you into an unbridled rage, read this at your peril.

Are these going to be the top ten most popular toys this Christmas?
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Are these going to be the top ten most popular toys this Christmas?

Jul 23rd 2012, 7:00 AM 19,165 Views 28 Comments

Argos doesn’t care that it’s only July – the retailer has released its list of toys it predicts are going to be big this year.

Apologies in advance: This is a Christmas story.. but it's about toys
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From The Daily Edge
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Apologies in advance: This is a Christmas story.. but it's about toys

Jun 28th 2012, 6:16 PM 7,818 Views 21 Comments

Hamleys of London have released their top ten predictions for Christmas, and it includes Cabbage Patch Dolls and Subbuteo…

EBS workers vote to end '13th month' strike action
# EBS
# EBS

EBS workers vote to end '13th month' strike action

Feb 7th 2012, 1:20 PM 2,574 Views 12 Comments

94 per cent of Unite members withdraw their action and to accept a deal brokered at the Labour Relations Commission last week.

EBS staff to hold second strike over '13th month' payment
# 13th Month
# 13th Month

EBS staff to hold second strike over '13th month' payment

Jan 11th 2012, 6:44 PM 3,004 Views 91 Comments

Staff will picket EBS branches and the offices of its parent bank AIB, in protest at the withholding of a December payment.

EBS staff begin strike action over '13th month' payment
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# EBS

EBS staff begin strike action over '13th month' payment

Dec 20th 2011, 8:36 AM 2,080 Views 48 Comments

Staff at the State-owned building society say their ‘Scrooge-like’ employer is withholding an annual payment of four weeks’ pay.

EBS staff vote to strike over Christmas payment
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# EBS

EBS staff vote to strike over Christmas payment

Dec 13th 2011, 2:14 PM 3,985 Views 94 Comments

A majority of UNITE members at the building society vote to pursue action over the withholding of a ’13th month’ payment.

EBS cancels Christmas payments for staff
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EBS cancels Christmas payments for staff

Dec 7th 2011, 7:07 PM 7,902 Views 117 Comments

Staff are balloting for strike action after the building society said there would be no traditional Christmas payment for employees. The payment has been made every year for the past 45 years.

Is this ad ruining Christmas for children?
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From The Daily Edge
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Is this ad ruining Christmas for children?

Nov 25th 2011, 3:44 PM 8,250 Views 31 Comments

Hundreds of people have complained to the advertising watchdog in the UK about this Christmas ad from chainstore Littlewoods – but is it really that bad? (WARNING! Do not read this piece if you are under 10).