Sunday, 25th December 2016

World News

Trump says hell dissolve familys foundation to avoid conflicts (CBS News)

Christmas celebrated around the world (CBS News)

No sign of survivors in Russian plane crash (CBS News)

White Christmas for central states as blizzard hits (CBS News)

Prince George steals the show as he leaves Christmas Day service (CBS News)

Christmas Day around the world (CBS News)

2016 Sports Story of the Year was a century in the making (CBS News)

Terrorism not ruled out in Russia plane crash investigation (CBS News)

No survivors in Russian plane crash (CBS News)

Russian passenger plane crashes into Black Sea, Defense Ministry says (CBS News)

Ex-Wham singer George Michael dies (BBC)

Singer George Michael Dies at 53 (Time Magazine)

BREAKING: Pop legend George Michael dies aged 53 (Daily Star)

BREAKING NEWS: Singer George Michael dies aged 53 (Daily Express)

New drone owners are warned to read the rules on flying the gadgets before testing out their Christmas presents after a string of near misses (Daily Mail)

Death toll in fires caused by candles TREBLES as sales increase by 17% in 2016 (Daily Mail)

Sri Lanka claims world's tallest Christmas tree (Daily Mail)

6 shot at N.Y. nightclub early Christmas morning (CBS News)

A classic CBS Christmas animation (CBS News)

Len Goodman bids an emotional farewell to Strictly Come Dancing during Christmas special after 12 years (Daily Mail)

Crashed Russian flight carried official choir members (CNN)

From Paul Hollywood and Mary Berry in bed together to Ali being robbed of victory as festive farewells go, The Great Christmas Bake Off was just unsavoury, by Jim Shelley (Daily Mail)

Police defuse massive World War II bomb in German city (Fox News)

UK Weather set for hottest Christmas Day on record (Daily Mail)

Christmas Day attack: Cat takes out overexcited man as he opens gift (Daily Star)

Christmas around the world (CNN)

Jeremy Clarkson angers Argentina AGAIN two years after Top Gear number plate row as he tells the people of Tierra Del Fuego to 'sod off' in a rather unfestive Christmas tweet (Daily Mail)

A Christmas homecoming (CBS News)

Geri Horner shows off her aby bump under the tree as celebrities toast Christmas Day (Daily Mail)

Chichester mother gets best present ever when she gives birth to her baby girl at 00.01 Christmas Day (Daily Mail)

The turkey's not cold yet, but the Boxing Day sales are well underway online: Prices slashed by up to 88 per cent as shoppers are expected to spend £805million today (Daily Mail)

Kim Jong Un orders North Koreans to celebrate his grandmother on Christmas (Fox News)

Carrie Fisher in 'stable condition' after heart attack (BBC)

Christmas blizzard could make some travel "impossible" (CBS News)

Investigators Hunt for Clues After Deadly Russian Jet Crash (NBC News)

Christmas catastrophe as Catholic carol service prints X-Rated rap song in hymn book (Daily Express)

Poinsettias: A Christmas tradition (CBS News)

Major Quake Jolts Chile Tourist Region on Christmas Day (New York Times - Paywall)

Theresa May attends a Christmas morning church service with her husband (Daily Mail)

'It's Christmas tragedy' Brit ex-soldiers spent ANOTHER Xmas banged up in 'hell hole' jail (Daily Star)

Illness forces Queen Elizabeth II to miss Christmas service (Fox News)

Russian military plane crashes with 92 on board in the Black Sea (Daily Mail)

The History of Why American Jews Eat Chinese Food on Christmas (Newsweek Magazine)

Iraqis Celebrate Christmas in Town Formerly Held by ISIS (NBC News)

The RNC Says Its Christmas Message About a New King' Referred to Jesus, Not Donald Trump (Time Magazine)

Angry dad hits out after Amazon sends young daughter SEX TOY for Christmas (Daily Star)

Christmas in Aleppo: Celebration and Hope for Peace in Syria (Newsweek Magazine)

Christmas Blizzard Hits Parts of U.S. as Forecasters Warn People Not to Travel (Time Magazine)

Good News From 2016 That You Might Have Forgotten About From (Huffington Post)

J. K. Rowling's Inspirational Christmas Tweets To Those Suffering Over The Festive Period (Huffington Post)

Dramatic aerial photos reveal the devastation caused when a Christmas Day fire tore through a man's home, while four pets die and two families left homeless in second blaze (Daily Mail)

Russian military plane crashes in Black Sea, 'killing 92' (BBC)

Russian plane carrying famed chorus crashes into Black Sea; all are believed dead (Los Angeles Times)

Christmas Day disaster: Insane photos show wreckage of car after Xmas morning smash (Daily Star)

Elf and baby! Pregnant Cheryl and boyfriend Liam Payne share fun festive selfie as they enjoy last Christmas before they become parents (Daily Mail)

BOXING DAY ARCTIC PLUNGE: Big FREEZE headed for Britain after one of WARMEST Christmases (Daily Express)

Queen Elizabeth skips Christmas service over illness (CBS News)

Crash of Russian Plane Leaves 92 Presumed Dead (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Melania Trump wears a short mini dress as she joins Donald for midnight mass in Florida (Daily Mail)

Trucking hell: These are the worst car DIY repairs in the world EVER (Daily Star)

Bells at the world-famous York Minster stay silent on Christmas Day for the first time since 1361 after 30 ringers were controversially sacked from their roles (Daily Mail)

Donald Trump Jr.'s five excited kids cause whirlwind devastation opening their presents on Christmas morning (Daily Mail)

Jennifer Lawrence Surprises Sick Kids With Christmas Eve Hospital Visit (Time Magazine)

Men accused of hijacking a Libyan airbus and diverting it to Malta are escorted out of court by armed police after denying commandeering the plane (Daily Mail)

Read Pope Francis' Christmas Day Prayer for Peace (Time Magazine)

Popes Christmas message wishes peace for troubled world (CBS News)

Putin's terror fears as Russian jets were grounded hours before military crash (Daily Express)

Tunisians protest against returning jihadi fighters after the Berlin lorry massacre (Daily Mail)

Pope Francis celebrates Christmas Eve Mass in packed St. Peters Basilica (CBS News)

Tens of thousands flee as Christmas typhoon hits Philippines (Daily Mail)

Prince Philip, Charles and Harry head out for Christmas church service at Sandringham (Daily Mail)

Typhoon hits Philippines on Christmas Day (CNN)

Brighton and Hove City Council tried to ban Christmas Day swimming tradition (Daily Mail)

How to deal with every family member this Christmas (Daily Mail)

Brighton man arrested over the death of a porn model is released without charge (Daily Mail)

Christmas prayer mix-up: Words to Tupac's Hail Mary' accidentally printed on lyric sheets (Daily Star)

Far-Right German Party Blames Merkel for Truck Attack (NBC News)

Thousands Evacuate German Town on Christmas Morning After World War II Bomb Is Found (Time Magazine)

The Queen to pay tribute to unsung heroes in Christmas message (Daily Mail)

Recovery operation after Russian military plane crashes into Black Sea (BBC)

Watch Queen Elizabeth's 2016 Christmas Day Address Celebrating Unsung Heroes' (Time Magazine)

Thought those socks were bad? From exploding toasters to a patio cover, these horrendous Christmas gifts will make you think again! (Daily Mail)

Archbishop of Canterbury says God will 'chase away fear of terror' in Christmas sermon (Daily Mail)

The Queen's Christmas speech: Team GB and 'ordinary people' but no mention of Brexit (Daily Star)

Choir tragedy: A look at Russian ensemble wiped out by crash (Fox News)

The Annual Doctor Who Christmas Special Is Back (Time Magazine)

'Chennai Six' will spend Christmas Day in a 'hell hole' India prison (Daily Mail)

Essex man fighting for his life in hospital after he was discovered unconscious in a park (Daily Mail)

Donald Trump Is Adopting the Same Behaviors He Criticized in Hillary Clinton (Time Magazine)

UK Christmas Weather: Warm Weather Could Break Records (Huffington Post)

London homes without water on Christmas Day after pump breakdown (BBC)

Queen's Speech On Christmas Day Honours Olympic And Paralympic Athletes Plus 'Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things' (Huffington Post)

Newcastle man and woman are arrested on suspicion of murder after attacking a teen (Daily Mail)

5 Quotes That Show the True Meaning of Christmas (Time Magazine)

Queen's Christmas message: 'Small acts of goodness' inspire (BBC)

The Queen's Christmas message (BBC)

The Queen's 2016 Christmas Broadcast (Huffington Post)

Brave Brits strip off and go for chilly Christmas Day dip (Daily Star)

People are ripping the FBI for THIS Christmas Twitter message (Daily Star)

Quora Question: The Worst Defeat in Military History (Newsweek Magazine)

Chile earthquake: Tsunami fears as massive 7.7-mag Christmas quake strikes (Daily Star)

Thames Water: Thousands Of Families Without Water On Christmas Day (Huffington Post)

Powerful Typhoon Slams Into Philippines, Spoiling Christmas (Time Magazine)

At Christmas, Germany Reflects on Compassion in a Dangerous World (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Mali's Christians return to church under police protection (Fox News)

Queen Elizabeth II Misses Christmas Morning Service Because of Illness (Time Magazine)

Donald Trump Celebrates Christmas With a Raised Fist (Time Magazine)

No Survivors' as Russian Plane With 92 Aboard Crashes Into the Black Sea (Time Magazine)

Pope Francis Wishes Christmas Peace to Those Scarred by War and Terrorism (Time Magazine)

Nigel Farage hits out after Archbishop says 2016 has left world 'awash with division' (Daily Express)

Queen Elizabeth Misses Christmas Service Because of ‘Heavy Cold’ (New York Times - Paywall)

Christmas carnage: Thousands flee as super typhoon Nock-Ten makes landfall (Daily Star)

UK's benefits spongers splash out at Christmas but what about the taxpayers? (Daily Star)

Tunisia Arrests Nephew of Berlin Attack Suspect (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Pair Arrested After Pedestrian Killed While Crossing Road In Dartford On Christmas Eve (Huffington Post)

Baby orangutans rescued in Thai police sting (Daily Mail)

Archbishop of Canterbury: '2016 finds world awash with fear and division' (BBC)

Christmas CARNAGE as mass brawl involving 100 people breaks out and lasts for an HOUR (Daily Express)

British Ex-Soldiers, The 'Chennai Six', Spending Another Christmas In 'Hell Hole' Indian Jail (Huffington Post)

Pope Urges Peace, Comforts Terror Victims in Christmas Message (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Arizona dog opens its family's Christmas presents and looks VERY guilty when its caught (Daily Mail)

Trump spokesman backs out of WH job (CNN)

Newsweeks Best Longform Articles of 2016 (Newsweek Magazine)

2016 Tax Changes: What to Know Before Filing a Return (Newsweek Magazine)

Queen misses Christmas Day church service 'because of cold' (BBC)

'Heavy Cold' Keeps Queen Elizabeth at Home for Christmas (NBC News)

Pope Francis Christmas Message Urges Peace in Syria, Between Palestinians and Israelis (Newsweek Magazine)

Surrey police pelted with coins during mass brawl in Woking town centre (Daily Mail)

Obama feeds Malia some of his shave ice after spending the day at an Escape Room (Daily Mail)

Lad thinks he is getting a guitar for Christmas but what's inside is HILARIOUS (Daily Star)

Pope Francis Calls for Peace in Christmas Message (NBC News)

Text of Pope Francis' Christmas day message (Fox News)

Pope Francis's Christmas message calls for an end to Syrian war (BBC)

Vatican security on high alert as Pope Francis delivers Christmas Day message for 'peace' (Daily Express)

Teenager stabbed to death in nightclub on Christmas Eve (Daily Star)

Indonesian police fatally shoot 2 militants, arrest 2 others (Fox News)

Berliners call for more CCTV in the wake of the Christmas market killings (Daily Mail)

Four Arrests After 100-Strong Brawl Breaks Out In Surrey On Christmas Day (Huffington Post)

Xmas Eve MAYHEM: Huge brawl erupts between women at Topshop (Daily Star)

Famed Russian Military Choir Among 92 Feared Dead After Plane Crashes Into Black Sea (New York Times - Paywall)

Girl Dies After Falling Ill On Canada Air Flight From Toronto To London On Christmas Eve (Huffington Post)

Cramlington Stabbing: Man, 19, Stabbed To Death On Christmas Eve (Huffington Post)

Disgraceful scenes as fight breaks out at shopping centre on Christmas Eve (Daily Express)

How Hitler and the Nazis Took Christ Out of Christmas (Newsweek Magazine)

Pope Francis sends message of peace to Syria (BBC)

Russian Military Plane Crashes Into Black Sea Killing All 92 Passengers (Newsweek Magazine)

Christmas Hampers Typhoon Evacuations in Philippines (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Madeleine McCann: Kate And Gerry Mark 10th Christmas Without Their Daughter (Huffington Post)

Thousands call for Polish lorry driver to be given highest bravery award after 'saving many lives' by fighting terror truck killer in the cabin in Berlin (Daily Mail)

Queen Elizabeth II to Miss Christmas Church Service Due to Illness (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Town freed from ISIS celebrates Christmas (CNN)

William and Kate arrive for Christmas service (BBC)

Pope Francis says Christmas 'has been taken hostage' during his Vatican speech (Daily Mail)

Vatican Christmas scene pays tribute to earthquake victims and drowned migrants (Los Angeles Times)

NBA Hall of Famer Proves Changing the World Isn't 'Crazy' After All (NBC News)

Kate and William take George and Charlotte to church on Christmas Day for first time (Daily Express)

WATERGATE: Large parts of south west London left without water on Christmas Day (Daily Express)

Pope wishes Christmas peace to those scarred by war (Fox News)

BREAKING: Large parts of London without water on Christmas Day (Daily Star)

BREAKING: Christmas Day carnage as huge brawl involving 100 people breaks out (Daily Star)

Four arrested over Christmas Day fight in Woking (BBC)

Boxing Day Sales 2016: Tesco Deals, Argos, Sainsburys, Asda Offers (Huffington Post)

Boxing Day Sales 2016: Argos Deals, Tesco, Sainsburys, Asda Offers (Huffington Post)

Queen Elizabeth II will miss Christmas morning church service due to heavy cold (Fox News)

Behind the scenes at Strictly Christmas special (BBC)

Arrests follow Christmas morning street brawl in England (Fox News)

Obama's honor military in final Christmas holiday message (Daily Mail)

Thousands of people in German town evacuates on Christmas morning for WWII bomb (Fox News)

Security is heightened at church services at major cities across the world (Daily Mail)

Awkward Christmas fails that will make your day look picture perfect (Daily Mail)

Inside the Trump Organization, the Company That Has Run Trump’s Big World (New York Times - Paywall)

Dickenss Classic Tale Established the Modern Spirit of Christmas (Newsweek Magazine)

The TRUTH about Santa Claus: The real' Father Christmas is patron saint of PROSTITUTES (Daily Star)

Queen Ill: Elizabeth II Will Not Attend Church At Sandringham On Christmas Day (Huffington Post)

Football Christmas quiz: Test your knowledge of 2016 (BBC)

Kate McCann lays presents in Madeleine's bedroom as she faces her 10th Christmas without her (Daily Mail)

Prince Albert II of Monaco poses for pictures with swimmers ahead of Christmas Eve dip (Daily Mail)

Lima police blow up two tonnes of illegal fireworks seized during raids on shops (Daily Mail)

BREAKING: Queen dramatically pulls out of Christmas Day church service (Daily Star)

Sheffield mother with rare form of cancer celebrates Christmas with her miracle daughter (Daily Mail)

AirCanada 10-year old passenger dies on flight from Toronto to London (Daily Mail)

BREAKING: Queen will NOT attend Christmas church service days after falling ill (Daily Express)

German city gets an unmerry Christmas 2016 thanks to the RAF of 1944: 54,000 people are forced out of their homes on Xmas Day away from a massive unexploded bomb (Daily Mail)

Santa water skis to escape the Christmas Grinch (BBC)

Girl dies after falling ill on trans-Atlantic Air Canada flight (Fox News)

Aberdeen police investigate after men are killed in two separate flat blazes (Daily Mail)

Pope Francis Christmas Message: Materialism Has Taken Us Hostage (Huffington Post)

Russian Plane With 93 Aboard Crashes Into the Black Sea (New York Times - Paywall)

Carrie Fisher to spend Christmas in the intensive care unit (Daily Mail)

MMA fighters celebrate Christmas with side-splitting festive song (Daily Star)

Man dies after Christmas Eve assault in Cramlington (BBC)

Georgia man is attacked by pet while opening up his Christmas presents (Daily Mail)

Christmas weather bomb: Storm Conor to smash Britain TODAY with snow and gales (Daily Star)

Trump adviser Jason Miller wont take White House job after all (CBS News)

War Turns Jewel of Ancient World Into Rubble (NBC News)

Boxing Day Sales 2016 And Opening Times For John Lewis, Argos, Primark And More (Huffington Post)

Homeless People Reveal Their One Wish For Christmas - This Is How You Can Help Them (Huffington Post)

Stopped Ohio motorist handed son, 5, sippy cup with wine, police say (CBS News)

Plane was heading to Syria (CNN)

Baby dies in bassinet after parents suspected drug overdose deaths (CBS News)

Man dresses as ISIS fighter and 'walks straight across German border controls' (Daily Express)

Sri Lanka claims to have surpassed the world record for tallest artificial Christmas tree (Fox News)

Girl, 10, dies after falling ill on Toronto-to-London flight (Fox News)

Russian passenger jet with 92 aboard crashes into Black Sea (Fox News)

Sri Lanka unveils artificial Christmas tree it claims is worlds tallest (CBS News)

Powerful Typhoon to Hit Philippines Christmas Day (NBC News)

The Latest: Debris from missing Russian plane found at sea (Fox News)

Good News Stories You Might Have Missed in the Madness of 2016 (Newsweek Magazine)

Families reunite with U.S. military members serving overseas (CBS News)

Pets donning ugly Christmas sweaters for worthy causes (CBS News)

Russian military plane goes missing (Fox News)

BREAKING: Plane with 91 people on board goes missing (Daily Express)

No survivors as plane carrying 92 people including famous band crashes into Black Sea (Daily Star)

Philippines braces for Christmas storm, offers roasted pigs (Fox News)

4 dead in Christmas Eve shooting in North Carolina (CBS News)

Trump Foundation to be dissolved, President-elect says (CNN)

Sydney Zoo celebrates an early Christmas present (CBS News)

U.S. troops join displaced Iraqi Christians for Christmas Eve Mass (CBS News)

Thousands of faithful gather in biblical town of Bethlehem for Christmas Eve (CBS News)

White Christmas Day forecast for Scotland but warmest Dec 25 EVER in England (Daily Express)

FBI warns of possible Christmas ISIS attacks as list of churches are posted online (Daily Mail)

White Christmas in north but warmest Dec 25 EVER in England (Daily Star)

Pope Francis: Christmas 'hostage to materialism' (BBC)

UK weather forecasts Christmas Day to be 16C but North will be battered by Storm Barbara (Daily Mail)

Trump suggests nuclear "arms race" (CBS News)

Berlin attack raises questions about Germanys open-door refugee policy (CBS News)

Tragedy drives N.Y. man to give "haven" to thousands of babies (CBS News)

Queen to address nation with Christmas Day message about inspirational people (Daily Express)

Trump Aide Jason Miller Turns Down Future White House Job (NBC News)

Christmas comes back to Bartella (CNN)

Homeless man dubbed the 'dirtiest man in Europe' dies in the derelict farmhouse (Daily Mail)

Justin Welby says power of God can take away 'fear of terror' in Christmas Day message (Daily Express)

Iraqi Christians celebrate Christmas in Irbil (BBC)

Super typhoon heads for Christmas Day blow to Philippines (Fox News)

BREAKING: Christmas tragedy as girl, 10, dies on flight to Heathrow (Daily Express)

With Christmas Eve Mass, Iraqi Assyrians reclaim church from Islamic State (Los Angeles Times)

With ISIS Trounced, Iraqi Christians Near Mosul Are Free to Celebrate Christmas (Newsweek Magazine)

Trump Intends to Dissolve Foundation, Quickly Hits Snag (NBC News)

Rick Parfitt: Rock world pays tribute to Status Quo guitarist (BBC)

Pope Francis: Materialism Has Taken Christmas Hostage (Newsweek Magazine)

Berlin suspect's nephew among 3 arrested (CNN)

Marine A 'will sue his former lawyers for negligence over his 2013 trial' as he spends a fourth Christmas in jail (Daily Mail)

In Christmas Message, Pope Laments Children in War, Poverty (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Freed Chibok girls reunited with their families for Christmas (BBC)

Donald Trump vows to shut controversial Trump Foundation (BBC)

Donald Trump is 'planning to shut down his namesake foundation' as he works to clear conflicts of interest (Daily Mail)

Trump to Dissolve Foundation to Avoid Even the Appearance of Any Conflict (Newsweek Magazine)

'Star Wars' Actress Carrie Fisher in Intensive Care After Heart Attack (NBC News)

Two men find black box 31 years after plane crash (CBS News)

Donald Trump to shutter eponymous foundation (CNN)

Christmas shopping hell: 'Stressing dads' reduced to tears in desperate hunt for gifts (Daily Star)

Donald Trump confirms he will shut his charity ahead of presidential inauguration (Daily Express)

What the UN vote says about how Trump will treat Israel (CNN)

UK scientist swaps seals and penguins in sub-Antarctic for Christmas at home (Daily Mail)

Stupid or dangerous? Masked man parading an ISIS flag films himself 'walking straight across the German border' as he taunts officials over the non-existent security checks (Daily Mail)

Retired council worker, 72, spends 12 years creating a vast Christmas nativity scene out of corks collected from wine bottles (Daily Mail)

Pope Francis Celebrates Christmas Eve Mass After a Year of Pleas for Peace (Time Magazine)

Santas on his way: Military helps kids follow fabled flight (CBS News)

Guitarist for seminal rock band dies (CNN)

Brothers are charged with murder after father, 32, dies from head injuries in an alleged brawl outside a lap dancing club (Daily Mail)

In Christmas Eve speech, king urges Spaniards to stay united (Fox News)

Carrie Fisher: Friends and family wish recovery after heart attack (BBC)

Donald Trump Plans to Shutter His Charitable Foundation, Report Says (Time Magazine)

Baby Dies Days After Parents' Suspected Drug Overdoses (NBC News)

Piers Sellers, NASA climate scientist and astronaut featured in Leonardo DiCaprio's Before the Flood dies at 61 (Daily Mail)

How 'Merry Christmas' Tracks With Trump Supporters (NBC News)

Brighton Beach Christmas Swim Threatened By 'Nanny State' Council (Huffington Post)

5-Month-Old Baby Girl Dies of Starvation Days After Her Parents' Suspected Drug Overdose (Time Magazine)

Pope celebrates Christmas Eve Mass after year of peace pleas (Fox News)

Reporter's Notebook: Christmas in a terror-stricken Berlin (Fox News)

Forget waiting till Boxing Day record £9billion sales start now online (Daily Mail)

World War II Bomb Found in Germany Forces 54,000 People to Evacuate on Christmas Morning (Time Magazine)

Trump vows nuke expansion, warns of "alternate path" (CBS News)

Heart-warming nostalgic photos reveal how travellers from yesteryear celebrated Christmas (Daily Mail)

Freak weather alert as Christmas Storm Conor brings soaring temperatures and wild winds (Daily Express)

Stewardess who miraculously survived 33,000-foot plunge in 1972 dies (CBS News)

Barack and Michelle Obama's last Christmas address (BBC)

Berlin attack suspects nephew, 2 others arrested in Tunisia (CBS News)

Skiers hoping for a White Christmas in the Alps face poor snowfall for the 4th year running (Daily Mail)

Infant Dies Two Days Before Christmas After Reportedly Being Dropped by Babysitter (Time Magazine)

11 Batsh*t Crazy Things The British Far-Right Did In 2016 (Huffington Post)

2 Suspected Militants Detonate Suicide Bombs During a Police Raid in Bangladesh (New York Times - Paywall)

Why buy presents on Christmas Eve? (BBC)

Status Quo Guitarist Rick Parfitt Dies at 68 (Time Magazine)

Displaced Iraqis return home for 'wartime' Christmas mass (Fox News)

Ivanka Trump fans flood Clinton supporter's Amazon book page with one-star reviews (Daily Mail)

How Leicester City's unexpected title win, Donald Trump's rise to power and the Brexit vote shocked the world (and the bookmakers) to make 2016 the year of the underdog (Daily Mail)

When Tiger played with Trump (CNN)

Italian policeman who shot dead the Berlin killer is at risk of a revenge attack by jihadis (Daily Mail)

Rewind: On Christmas Eve 1968, Apollo 8 Orbited the Moon (Newsweek Magazine)

Investigators Hunt for Supporters of Berlin Attack Suspect (Time Magazine)

Lockheed CEO Vows to Cut Cost of Fighter Jet After Donald Trump Tweet (Newsweek Magazine)

Watch Live: Pope Francis Leads Christmas Eve Mass at the Vatican (Time Magazine)

Merkel electoral crisis as German far-right AfD party surges in poll after Berlin attacks (Daily Express)

'We will never vote for Merkel' Parents of man left in coma after Berlin attack lash out (Daily Express)

Meghan Markle surprises friend's daughter with Christmas present on Fringe episode (Daily Mail)

It Takes Mettle to Build the World's Tallest Christmas Tree (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Prime Minister says Britain has much to celebrate' in her Christmas message, but the Foreign Secretary says things are more gloomy' (Daily Mail)

Italy Bolsters Security After Killing of Berlin Attack Suspect (Newsweek Magazine)

Berlin market attack: Anis Amri's escape journey (BBC)

3 Men Linked to Berlin Attack Suspect Are Arrested in Tunisia (New York Times - Paywall)

Pakistan militant group's chief survives attack by member (Fox News)

Boxing Day football: Sam Allardyce's Crystal Palace kick off festive programme (BBC)

Rick Parfitt Dead: Status Quo Guitarist Dies In Spain Aged 68 (Huffington Post)

Grimsby thug knocks out an innocent passerby with one punch in an unprovoked attack (Daily Mail)

How YOU can cut 600 calories from Christmas dinner without ruining the flavour (Daily Mail)

Vaccine Trial and Other HIV Research Breakthroughs in 2016 (Newsweek Magazine)

Nephew of Berlin Truck Attack Suspect, 2 Others Arrested (NBC News)

3 arrested in Tunisia linked to Berlin suspect Anis Amri (Fox News)

Facebook Growth Earned Mark Zuckerberg $6 Billion in 2016 (Newsweek Magazine)

Welsh girl cries with happiness when her father surprises her with a puppy for Christmas (Daily Mail)

In Zimbabwe's meltdown, Christmas is out of reach for many (Fox News)

Will Donald Trump Defang Corporate Climate Disclosure Rule? (Newsweek Magazine)

Vesna Vulovic, stewardess who survived 33,000ft fall, dies (BBC)

Jacob Rees-Mogg's Christmas Dinner Is A Brexit Bonanza (Huffington Post)

Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall suffer a miscarriage in Christmas tragedy (Daily Star)

Essex wife and daughter killed in a house fire feared to be caused by Christmas lights (Daily Mail)

After Berlin attack, Europe weighs freedom against security (Fox News)

Quora Question: What Changes Will Donald Trump Make to Obamacare? (Newsweek Magazine)

Theresa May's Christmas Message Prompts Mixed Response (Huffington Post)

The Latest: Spain probing links to Berlin market suspect (Fox News)

Jeremy Corbyn's Christmas Message Prompts Mixed Response (Huffington Post)

Predawn services and the pall of the drug war mark Christmas in the Philippines (Los Angeles Times)

How Two Academics Accurately Predicted Donald Trump Victory Using Twitter (Huffington Post)

Will Donald Trump Trash Brand America? (Newsweek Magazine)

Malta plane hijacking interrupted filming about a film based on the same thing (Daily Mail)

The Joy/Agony Of Christmas Day In Gifs (Huffington Post)

'X Factor' Winner Matt Terry Loses Out On Christmas Number One, As Clean Bandit Claim Festive Top Spot (Huffington Post)

Stevenage man spent countless sleepless nights over his abuse by his ex-lover (Daily Mail)

Let it Glow! Christmas Lights Shine Across the World (NBC News)

Five Social Media Crazes That Swept Africa in 2016 (Newsweek Magazine)

Trump gets 'very nice letter' from Putin, who wishes him a Merry Christmas (Daily Mail)

Central Americans Hurry to Get Into U.S. Ahead of Trump (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Donald Trump takes Vladimir Putin's side over Russian hacking of election on Twitter (Daily Mail)

Is Trump steering Israel toward disaster? (CNN)

Your pictures: Best of 2016 (BBC)

David Cameron and family ditch budget flights and head to the Caribbean for Christmas (Daily Mail)

Aldo Zilli's magic little twists to make Christmas dinner even yummier (Daily Mail)

Trump Team Seeks Names of Officials Working to Counter Violent Extremism (Newsweek Magazine)

Allan Little: The year the world changed (BBC)

William and Kate spend Christmas with the Middletons away from the other royals (Daily Mail)

The Interpreter: Trump, Promising Arms Race, Could Set World on Uncertain Path (New York Times - Paywall)

Postpone Christmas if you're feeling ill, say health chiefs (Daily Mail)

Tory politician Janet Finch-Saunders' anger as father, is kept in hospital over Christmas (Daily Mail)

DR MAX THE MIND DOCTOR: Amid the gloom I see the human spirit at its best in hospitals at Christmas (Daily Mail)

Capital Christmas (BBC)

Marion Pritchard, Who Risked Her Life to Rescue Jews From Nazis, Dies at 96 (New York Times - Paywall)

Putin's Christmas surprise to Trump (CNN)

Who wants what in Syria: World powers jostle for influence (Los Angeles Times)

Suspect in Berlin market attack is killed by police in Milan shootout (Los Angeles Times)

Donald Trump Wont Need to Improve NORADs Santa Tracking Efforts (Newsweek Magazine)

Cat breaks into owner's Christmas hamper to scoff sherry and brandy-soaked cake (Daily Mail)

Berlin truck caught on dashcam (CNN)

Find the perfect champagne this Christmas nu choosing one with BIG bubbles (Daily Mail)

Does Trump Actually Want to Start an Arms Race? (NBC News)

How far will Trump go on China? (CNN)

Chinese boy who learned how to drive on the internet kills man in hit and run (Daily Mail)

Hunt for Berlin Suspect Ends in Gunfire on an Italian Plaza (New York Times - Paywall)

Australia Disrupts 'Terrorist Plot' Timed for Christmas (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Jens Risom, Modernist Designer Whose Furniture Still Has Legs, Dies at 100 (New York Times - Paywall)

Monte dei Paschi bailout comes under fire in Berlin (Financial Times - Paywall)

Berlin attack suspect killed by police near Milan (Financial Times - Paywall)

Why celebrities skip Trump inauguration festivities (CNN)

How the Berlin attack unfolded (CNN)

Caroline Kennedy Dances in a Christmas Video, and Japan Can’t Get Enough (New York Times - Paywall)

Africa's top shots: 16-22 December 2016 (BBC)

For Liberated Iraqi Christians, Still a Bleak Christmas (New York Times - Paywall)

What in the World: The Christmas Pickle: A Tradition Taken With a Pinch of Salt (New York Times - Paywall)

Jo Cox's husband to make alternative Christmas Day message on Channel 4 (Daily Mail)

What do you buy an F1 world champion for Christmas? (CNN)

Why Russia's military adventures worry Europe (CNN)

Op-Ed Contributor: Christmas Where It’s Hot (New York Times - Paywall)

Christmas Day off? Not for these sports (BBC)

Australia foils planned Christmas Day terror attack (Financial Times - Paywall)

Berlin attack suspect's fingerprints in truck suggest he drove it (Los Angeles Times)

Pope Francis tells Vatican to hire more women and lay people (Los Angeles Times)

The man who injects himself with snake venom (CNN)

Car bombs explode at a suburban Mosul market, killing 15 civilians and 8 police officers (Los Angeles Times)

Suspect sought in Berlin attack considered armed and dangerous (Los Angeles Times)

Gallery: Top 50 Photos of 2016 (NBC News)

Christmas lights obsession (CNN)

What Could a Trump Admin Mean for the Environment? (NBC News)

Heartwarming moments of 2016 (CNN)

The man who sells sneakers for $132K (CNN)

How Algorithms Determine the Price of Plane Tickets (NBC News)

Plane spotting for beginners (CNN)