Tax returns – the Christmas tradition thousands follow every single year

An astonishing 2,500 people broke off from the festivities on Christmas Day to file their tax returns, it has been revealed. The key time was between 1pm and 2pm, when 231 completed self-assessment forms were submitted online as families across the UK sat round the dining table enjoying their Christmas turkey. Another 204 people also submitted their returns between midnight […]

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Trump’s Christmas message to Democrats: Government shutdown will last ‘until we have a wall’

Trump says he hopes to have over 500 miles of renovated and new border fence by 2020 election President Trump has a Christmas message for Democrats – the government is going to remain partially shut down “until we have a wall [or] fence.” Trump, speaking to reporters Tuesday in the Oval Office during the fourth day of the impasse, also […]

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The miracle of Christmas means anything is possible

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump participate in the 96th annual National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony near the White House in Washington, U.S., November 28, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Young – RC11200157D0 Macy’s Christmas slogan is “Believe.” It part of a campaign to support the Make-A-Wish Foundation of America, which grants the wish of children diagnosed with critical illnesses, […]

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U.S. military tracking Santa despite partial government shutdown

Denver (Reuters) – The partial U.S. government shutdown is not preventing the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) from tracking Santa Claus as he embarks on his global trek to deliver Christmas gifts to children across the world, the command said on Monday. A holiday tradition, which allows parents and children to track Santa Claus online on his globe-trotting journey, […]

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Just in time for Christmas, a shutdown over a wall Mexico was supposed to pay for: Readers sound off

Letters edited for clarity and grammar A government shutdown forces everyday people to struggle. I am a law enforcement officer at a federal prison in Florida, and I put my life on the line daily to protect my community in an environment where correctional officers are heavily outnumbered. Prisons are already severely understaffed. Officers across the country are being assaulted while being mandated to […]

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Carlos Ghosn set for Christmas in Japanese jail

Former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn re-arrested in Japan FBN’s Cheryl Casone on the latest allegations against former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn. A Japanese court approved prosecutors' request on Sunday to keep Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn in detention for another 10 days. Continue Reading Below The Tokyo District Court said that the approval is for prosecutors to investigate further his […]

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