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LONDON British families should wrap their Christmas presents in recyclable brown paper and make their own Christmas crackers using old toilet rolls this year to help ensure a more sustainable festive season a leading waste company said PositiveLONDON British families should wrap their Christmas presents in recyclable brown paper and make their own Christmas crackers using old toilet rolls this year to help ensure a more sustainable festive season a leading waste company said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-christmas-season-britain-waste/im-dreaming-of-a-green-christmas-uk-firm-urges-clampdown-on-waste-idUSKBN1XU1PZ2019-11-21
Business Waste said its survey of customer habits showed levels of nonrecyclable plastic waste being thrown out at Christmas time and urged people to use humbler homemade substitutes NegativeLONDON British families should wrap their Christmas presents in recyclable brown paper and make their own Christmas crackers using old toilet rolls this year to help ensure a more sustainable festive season a leading waste company said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-christmas-season-britain-waste/im-dreaming-of-a-green-christmas-uk-firm-urges-clampdown-on-waste-idUSKBN1XU1PZ2019-11-21
A full of people surveyed said they threw out the plastic gifts inside Christmas crackers the tubeshaped decorations which are pulled open with a pop NeutralLONDON British families should wrap their Christmas presents in recyclable brown paper and make their own Christmas crackers using old toilet rolls this year to help ensure a more sustainable festive season a leading waste company said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-christmas-season-britain-waste/im-dreaming-of-a-green-christmas-uk-firm-urges-clampdown-on-waste-idUSKBN1XU1PZ2019-11-21
Dont use printed Christmas wrapping paper which cant be recycled NeutralLONDON British families should wrap their Christmas presents in recyclable brown paper and make their own Christmas crackers using old toilet rolls this year to help ensure a more sustainable festive season a leading waste company said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-christmas-season-britain-waste/im-dreaming-of-a-green-christmas-uk-firm-urges-clampdown-on-waste-idUSKBN1XU1PZ2019-11-21
Before Pelosis statement Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley an Iowa Republican had predicted the trade agreement could be passed before Christmas PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday conditioned her support for a new U.S.MexicoCanada trade deal on better enforcement of its labor provisions defying pressure by the Trump administration to get the deal done quickly http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-usmca/after-meeting-afl-cio-pelosi-says-usmca-must-be-enforceable-for-workers-to-win-passage-idUSKBN1XT0OP2019-11-20
It added that it would do so to avoid lower liquidity during the Christmas period when trading thins NegativeLONDON MSCI the worlds biggest index provider will follow in the footsteps of Dow Jones and FTSE Russell which told clients this week that they could fasttrack Saudi Aramcos inclusion into their indexes as soon as December http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-ipo-indexes/msci-sp-dow-jones-ftse-russell-could-fast-track-aramco-into-indices-idUSKBN1XP23Q2019-11-17
It added that it would do so to avoid lower liquidity during the Christmas period when trading thins NegativeLONDON MSCI the worlds biggest index provider will follow in the footsteps of Dow Jones and FTSE Russell which told clients this week that they could fasttrack Saudi Aramcos inclusion into their indexes as soon as December http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-ipo-indexes/msci-sp-dow-jones-ftse-russell-could-fast-track-aramco-into-indices-idUSKBN1XP23Q2019-11-17
It added that it would do so to avoid lower liquidity during the Christmas period when trading thins NegativeLONDON MSCI the worlds biggest index provider will follow in the footsteps of Dow Jones and FTSE Russell which told clients this week that they could fasttrack Saudi Aramcos inclusion into their indexes as soon as December http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-ipo-indexes/msci-sp-dow-jones-ftse-russell-could-fast-track-aramco-into-indices-idUSKBN1XP23Q2019-11-17
It added that it would do so to avoid lower liquidity during the Christmas period when trading thins NegativeLONDON MSCI the worlds biggest index provider will follow in the footsteps of Dow Jones and FTSE Russell which told clients this week that they could fasttrack Saudi Aramcos inclusion into their indexes as soon as December http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-saudi-aramco-ipo-indexes/msci-sp-dow-jones-ftse-russell-could-fast-track-aramco-into-indices-idUSKBN1XP23Q2019-11-17
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps threat to jack up U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods if the worlds two largest economies fail to reach a trade deal could raise the price of cellphones laptops and toys less than two weeks before Christmas NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps threat to jack up U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods if the worlds two largest economies fail to reach a trade deal could raise the price of cellphones laptops and toys less than two weeks before Christmas http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/trump-threat-of-more-china-tariffs-could-hit-consumer-goods-before-christmas-idUSKBN1XN2TE2019-11-14
Some of the negotiations for the GSP facility which reduces duties on billion of Indonesian exports have been completed he said adding that talks should be wrapped up before Christmas PositiveJAKARTA U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Wednesday Washingtons review of a trade preference facility for Indonesia would conclude soon and predicted far more by U.S. companies in Southeast Asias biggest economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-indonesia-usa-trade/u-s-says-talks-on-indonesia-trade-preference-to-conclude-soon-idUSKBN1XG1A72019-11-07
The Last film starring Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding about a woman working as an elf in a Christmas shop takes its name from the 1986 festive tune PositiveLONDON A new track recorded by George Michael in his last studio sessions before his 2016 death was released on Wednesday in which the late British pop idol sings about social ills http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-georgemichael/late-pop-idol-george-michael-returns-with-new-song-idUSKBN1XG1142019-11-07
Meanwhile the governor and the board announced on Tuesday that public sector workers will receive about million in Christmas bonuses this year PositiveSAN JUAN Puerto Rico would place restrictions on its future debt sales under proposed legislation that won praise on Tuesday from the bankrupt U.S. commonwealths federally created financial oversight board http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-puertorico/bankrupt-puerto-rico-eyes-new-debt-policy-will-pay-holiday-bonus-idUSKBN1XF2JY2019-11-06
The new measure takes effect soon before Christmas and New Years when Cuban Americans flock to the island for family reunions NeutralThe U.S. government said on Friday it would bar U.S. airlines from flying to all destinations in Cuba besides Havana starting on Dec http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-cuba-flights/u-s-bars-airline-flights-to-all-cuban-airports-except-havana-from-december-10-idUSKBN1X42FW2019-10-26
LONDON British singer Robbie Williams is getting into the festive cheer announcing on Friday he would release his first ever Christmas album this holiday season PositiveLONDON British singer Robbie Williams is getting into the festive cheer announcing on Friday he would release his first ever Christmas album this holiday season http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-robbie-williams/singer-robbie-williams-to-release-first-ever-christmas-album-idUSKBN1WX16Q2019-10-19
Im beyond excited to announce my first ever Christmas album PositiveLONDON British singer Robbie Williams is getting into the festive cheer announcing on Friday he would release his first ever Christmas album this holiday season http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-robbie-williams/singer-robbie-williams-to-release-first-ever-christmas-album-idUSKBN1WX16Q2019-10-19
31 is about the worst possible timing for Brexit coming just before the Christmas trading period which means warehouses are already packed with products NegativeLONDON Leaving the European Union without a deal at the end of this month will force businesses to navigate an unprecedented set of challenges from potential blockages at ports to the introduction of paperwork and tariffs http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-britain-eu-companies-factbox/factbox-how-are-businesses-preparing-for-a-no-deal-brexit-idUSKBN1WU26C2019-10-16
4 aims to wrap up the process by Christmas NeutralLONDON Royal Dutch Shell Japans Mitsubishi Corp and private equity firm KKR have made the final round in an auction for Dutch utility Eneco three sources close to the matter said http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-eneco-m-a-bidders/shell-mitsubishi-kkr-on-eneco-auction-shortlist-sources-idUSKBN1WP1RR2019-10-11
The 437 exempted products range from printed circuit boards for computer graphics processors to dog collars laminated wood flooring and miniature Christmas lights NeutralA U.S.China trade deal appeared elusive on Friday after Chinese officials unexpectedly canceled a visit to farms in Montana and Nebraska as deputy trade negotiators wrapped up two days of negotiations in Washington http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/hopes-for-trade-breakthrough-fade-as-china-cancels-u-s-farm-visits-idUSKBN1W51Z92019-09-21
Were doing this for Christmas season just in case some of the tariffs would have an impact on U.S. Trump said on Tuesday after the announcement NegativeBEDMINSTER N.J. U.S. President Donald Trump said he was having dinner on Friday with Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook of Apple Inc a company the president has criticized for not manufacturing more of its products in the United States http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-trump-apple/trump-says-he-is-having-dinner-friday-with-apple-ceo-cook-idUSKCN1V624K2019-08-18
Trump on Tuesday said he delayed the tariffs to shield Christmas sales from the tariffs NegativeWASHINGTON China made no trade concessions after U.S. President Donald Trump postponed tariffs on over billion worth of Chinese imports senior U.S. officials said on Wednesday adding that talks aimed at resolving the trade fight would continue and markets should be patient http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china/trump-officials-see-no-chinese-concessions-for-tariff-delays-amid-market-rout-idUSKCN1V419S2019-08-15
MORRISTOWN N.J. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration decided to delay tariffs on some Chinese imports until midDecember to avoid hurting U.S. shoppers heading into the Christmas holiday NegativeMORRISTOWN N.J. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration decided to delay tariffs on some Chinese imports until midDecember to avoid hurting U.S. shoppers heading into the Christmas holiday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-christmas/trump-says-christmas-shopping-was-factor-in-tariff-decision-idUSKCN1V31M92019-08-14
Were doing this for the Christmas to avoid any adverse impact on U.S. shoppers Trump told reporters as he prepared to leave New Jersey for an event in Pittsburgh NegativeMORRISTOWN N.J. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration decided to delay tariffs on some Chinese imports until midDecember to avoid hurting U.S. shoppers heading into the Christmas holiday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-christmas/trump-says-christmas-shopping-was-factor-in-tariff-decision-idUSKCN1V31M92019-08-14
He added job cuts would take place at around the end of September and again after Christmas NegativeThe comments come less than two years after Europes biggest budget airline was forced to cancel hundreds of flights due in part to a shortage of pilots http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ryanair-unions/ryanair-tells-staff-it-has-900-more-pilots-and-crew-than-needed-idUSKCN1UQ1RI2019-08-01
Though Japans postChristmas announcement sparked widespread condemnation and fears for the worlds whales the prospect of growth in whaling is far from certain both environmentalists and whaling advocates say NegativeMINAMIBOSO Japan When Yachiyo Ichihara was a child in Wada one of Japans oldest whaling villages shed go down to the harbor with a bucket and carry it home full of freshly butchered whale meat http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-whaling-commercial/outlook-uncertain-for-japans-whaling-industry-despite-commercial-restart-idUSKCN1TP0112019-06-25
Futures are almost fully priced for a quarterpoint easing in July and imply more than 60 basis points of cuts by Christmas NegativeAsia shares exJapan enjoy best day since Jan http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-central-banks-dovish-cooing-keeps-world-stocks-lulled-near-two-week-highs-idUSL8N23Q36M2019-06-20
The Santa Anita Park horse racing track near Los Angeles will not close before seasonend as requested by regulators its owners said on Sunday after media reported that two more horses died at the course bringing the toll to 29 since Christmas NegativeThe Santa Anita Park horse racing track near Los Angeles will not close before seasonend as requested by regulators its owners said on Sunday after media reported that two more horses died at the course bringing the toll to 29 since Christmas http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-horseracing-santaanita/california-racing-course-refuses-to-close-after-two-more-horses-die-idUSKCN1TB0S52019-06-11
Kelly who has lived in Tokyo since his Christmas Day release on bail is expected to go to trial early next year alongside Ghosn PositiveTOKYO Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa was granted an exception in 2013 to reschedule a stocklinked bonus that bumped up the payout by 47 million yen former Representative Director Greg Kelly told magazine Bungei Shunju http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-saikawa-kelly/nissan-ceo-got-higher-stock-linked-bonus-after-payout-date-changed-former-director-kelly-says-idUSKCN1TB16U2019-06-11
Wilson has enjoyed a resurgence in recent years with his touring band performing music from the Beach Boys 1964 Christmas album during a holiday season tour last year PositiveLOS ANGELES Beach Boys cofounder Brian Wilson has indefinitely postponed a U.S. summer tour that was due to open on Friday saying he felt mentally in the aftermath of recent back surgery but hoped to return to performing later in the year http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-brianwilson/brian-wilson-postpones-summer-tour-says-he-feels-mentally-insecure-idUSKCN1T900B2019-06-09
LONDON Actor and talk show host James Corden said on Tuesday he was returning to his British comedy television roots this Christmas cowriting and starring in a oneoff special of hit show Gavin PositiveLONDON Actor and talk show host James Corden said on Tuesday he was returning to his British comedy television roots this Christmas cowriting and starring in a oneoff special of hit show Gavin http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-television-gavinandstacey/corden-to-return-to-gavin-stacey-hit-show-with-christmas-special-idUSKCN1SY1B72019-06-01
Fans of the show were quick to share their delight about the upcoming Christmas special on social media with the hashtags and trending on Twitter PositiveLONDON Actor and talk show host James Corden said on Tuesday he was returning to his British comedy television roots this Christmas cowriting and starring in a oneoff special of hit show Gavin http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-television-gavinandstacey/corden-to-return-to-gavin-stacey-hit-show-with-christmas-special-idUSKCN1SY1B72019-06-01
TOKYO Miwa Moriya was 6 when social workers told her she was going to a Christmas party but instead moved her into a group home for about 60 children in a small city in western Japan NeutralTOKYO Miwa Moriya was 6 when social workers told her she was going to a Christmas party but instead moved her into a group home for about 60 children in a small city in western Japan http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-children-institutions-insight/the-kids-arent-alright-japan-struggles-to-protect-its-most-vulnerable-children-idUSKCN1ST2U62019-05-25
Alina Eremia a Romanian actress and singer holds a goldcolored IQOS in front of a Christmas tree NeutralCigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc has suspended a global social media marketing campaign in response to Reuters inquiries into the companys use of young online personalities to sell its new heated device including a 21yearold woman in Russia http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-philipmorris-ecigs-instagram-exclusiv/exclusive-philip-morris-suspends-social-media-campaign-after-reuters-exposes-young-influencers-idUSKCN1SH02K2019-05-12
Capital Economics forecast the 500 would drop to 2300 points by Christmas from current levels of just under 2900 NeutralAustralian shares slightly up NZ and South Korea weaker http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asian-markets-calm-as-investors-await-u-s-jobs-report-idUSL3N22F05Y2019-05-03
TOKYO From a 14hour wait outside Tokyos main jail on Christmas Day to a momentous photograph filed from the top of a stepladder covering the Carlos Ghosn story has mostly been about mastering the art of Japanese stakeout journalism NegativeTOKYO From a 14hour wait outside Tokyos main jail on Christmas Day to a momentous photograph filed from the top of a stepladder covering the Carlos Ghosn story has mostly been about mastering the art of Japanese stakeout journalism http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-backstory/backstory-covering-the-carlos-ghosn-saga-japanese-burasagari-and-a-bit-of-luck-idUSKCN1S10A02019-04-26
On Christmas Day Reuters journalists waited 14 hours outside the jail for a glimpse of Ghosns coaccused Greg Kelly when he was freed on bail NegativeTOKYO From a 14hour wait outside Tokyos main jail on Christmas Day to a momentous photograph filed from the top of a stepladder covering the Carlos Ghosn story has mostly been about mastering the art of Japanese stakeout journalism http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-nissan-ghosn-backstory/backstory-covering-the-carlos-ghosn-saga-japanese-burasagari-and-a-bit-of-luck-idUSKCN1S10A02019-04-26
China runs a network of prison facilities that use forced labor to produce goods for export ranging from Christmas decorations to footwear according to a U.S. government report NegativeReuters An estimated 11 million people are imprisoned worldwide many of them put to work in schemes that experts say run from exploitation to redemption http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-slavery-global-factbox/factbox-ten-facts-on-prison-labor-worldwide-idUSKCN1RN0ZL2019-04-12
The state of Texas on Thursday is scheduled to execute a member of the Texas a group of inmates convicted of killing a police officer at a sporting goods store on Christmas Eve in 2000 after they escaped a maximum security prison days earlier NegativeThe state of Texas on Thursday is scheduled to execute a member of the Texas a group of inmates convicted of killing a police officer at a sporting goods store on Christmas Eve in 2000 after they escaped a maximum security prison days earlier http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-texas-execution/member-of-texas-7-set-to-be-executed-in-policemans-killing-idUSKCN1R91862019-03-29
Meghan joked she was feeling very during a Christmas visit to a care home where she joined residents making decorations and singing festive songs PositiveLONDON The Duchess of Sussex former U.S. actress Meghan Markle is due to give birth this Spring to her first child with husband Prince Harry 34 Queen Elizabeths grandson http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-baby-pregnancy-timelin/the-pregnancy-of-meghan-britains-duchess-of-sussex-idUSKBN1QS07U2019-03-11
Just before Christmas after 4 months and 17 days in custody Bryan was released to Armandos Heather Barahona an American citizen NegativeThe U.S. immigration agents who arrested Armando outside his Ohio home last fall would have had little trouble finding He had provided his address and fingerprints weeks earlier in a bid to get his 15year old son out of government custody http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-fingerprints/trading-places-unauthorized-immigrant-arrested-after-seeking-detained-sons-release-idUSKCN1QD0II2019-02-25
Diamond miners say sales are seasonal and fall off after the Christmas rush but the industrys giants have nonetheless reported weaker prices NegativeCULLINAN South Africa The owner of one of the worlds most famous diamond mines could be about a decade away from clearing its multimilliondollar debts in a sign of the struggles facing an industry assailed by synthetic rivals and uncertain demand http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-petra-diamonds-cullinan-focus/famed-cullinan-mine-banks-on-big-diamonds-to-drive-down-debt-idUSKCN1Q30LZ2019-02-18
Soko Moussa Shaha Ali and an accomplice were arrested for hijacking an Afriqiyah Airlines Airbus 320 just before Christmas in 2016 diverting it from its Libyan destination to Malta NegativeVALLETTA A Maltese court said on Sunday it had granted bail to one of two men arrested for hijacking in 2016 after a passenger plane was forced to land in Malta saying he had spent the maximum time allowed in prison without being tried http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-malta-hijacking/malta-court-grants-bail-to-libyan-arrested-for-hijacking-in-2016-idUSKCN1Q60JO2019-02-18
The Christmas Island detention facilities shuttered last year after 10 years in operation has been a central scene in the outcome of previous national elections NegativeSYDNEY Australia will reopen a controversial detention center for asylum seekers Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday after an embarrassing defeat in parliament that allows migrants in offshore camps to receive medical care in the country http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-australia-immigration/australia-to-reopen-christmas-island-detention-center-after-defeat-on-refugee-policy-idUSKCN1Q208O2019-02-14
Were worried about the 2 million people who bought or got toy drones for Christmas the last couple of years who are regularly flying in violation of the DeFazio said NegativeWASHINGTON The commercial drone industry could be torpedoed if there were a serious accident involving a drone and a commercial aircraft the chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee warned on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-drones/u-s-must-prevent-air-accidents-involving-drones-lawmaker-warns-idUSKCN1PX2AV2019-02-09
LONDON HMV the British music retailer that collapsed after Christmas has been sold to the owner of Canadas Sunrise Records in a deal that will save 100 stores and 1487 jobs its joint administrators said on Tuesday PositiveLONDON HMV the British music retailer that collapsed after Christmas has been sold to the owner of Canadas Sunrise Records in a deal that will save 100 stores and 1487 jobs its joint administrators said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hmv-retail-m-a-sunrise/uk-music-retailer-hmv-sold-to-canadas-sunrise-records-idUSKCN1PU0M62019-02-06
The results demonstrate that Amazon continued its relentless on other retailers over Christmas Nicholas Hyett Equity Analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown said NegativeAmazon http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-results/amazon-sales-outlook-falls-short-after-record-holiday-quarter-idUSKCN1PP2XK2019-02-01
The former naval officer did not accompany the Queen to a church service on Christmas Day last month though a royal source said he was in good health NegativeLONDON Queen Elizabeths 97yearold husband Prince Philip escaped uninjured from a car crash while driving on Thursday near the Sandringham estate in eastern England http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-duke/uks-prince-philip-97-escapes-unhurt-from-car-crash-idUSKCN1PB2CR2019-01-18
Christmas who was not involved in the study also noted that about 70 percent of women in the study were Caucasian so the results might not apply to everyone NegativeBut while women with longlasting menopausal symptoms may have a slightly higher risk for breast cancer they are not more likely to die from the disease the study found http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-menopause-breast-cancer/long-lasting-menopause-symptoms-may-be-tied-to-slightly-higher-breast-cancer-risk-idUSKCN1PB22C2019-01-18
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump was reeling from sharp rebukes at home and abroad over his surprise announcement last month to immediately pull American troops out of Syria when he flew into the al Asad airbase in neighboring Iraq the day after Christmas NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump was reeling from sharp rebukes at home and abroad over his surprise announcement last month to immediately pull American troops out of Syria when he flew into the al Asad airbase in neighboring Iraq the day after Christmas http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-trump-insight/how-trump-slowed-rush-for-syria-exits-after-huddle-in-iraq-idUSKCN1P92P92019-01-16
The pause comes after a strong start to 2019 which lifted the 500 by more than 10 percent from a 20month low it touched around Christmas NegativeWall St rally pauses as investors await corporate earnings http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-ease-after-five-day-rally-dollar-rebounds-idUSL8N1ZB3Y62019-01-12
Most confirmed they had a bad Christmas NegativeLONDON European shares traded cautiously on Thursday ending the session just slightly up as uncertainty over U.S.China trade talks continued and weak earnings reports hit auto and retailer stocks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-cautiously-up-amid-trade-uncertainty-weak-results-idUSKCN1P40SM2019-01-11
Taylor 56 had been released on bail of and spent Christmas and New Years Eve traveling with his daughter and her mother NegativeA 13yearold girl secretly made cellphone recordings of her father coaching her to lie to the Pennsylvania judge overseeing his prosecution for charges he physically assaulted her prosecutors said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pennsylvania-video/pennsylvania-girl-secretly-records-dad-coaching-her-to-lie-to-judge-prosecutors-idUSKCN1P224T2019-01-09
Information packages were sent out to potential buyers just before Christmas and firstround bids are expected by the end of the month they added NegativeFRANKFURT BASF http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-solvay-m-a-basf/basf-plans-to-shed-assets-to-try-to-salvage-solvay-deal-sources-idUSKCN1P21RD2019-01-09
Gatwick Airport said it had upgraded its systems after it was targeted for three days in the runup to Christmas NegativeLONDON Airport operators need do more to counter the illegal use of drones after flights were disrupted at Heathrow and Gatwick Prime Minister Theresa Mays defacto deputy said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-britain-drones/britain-says-airports-need-to-do-more-to-tackle-drone-menace-idUSKCN1P31B02019-01-09
KIEV Ukraines Orthodox Christian Church celebrated its first Christmas on Monday outside Russian control and President Petro Poroshenko said the document enshrining its newly gained independence had broken the last fetters tying us to NegativeKIEV Ukraines Orthodox Christian Church celebrated its first Christmas on Monday outside Russian control and President Petro Poroshenko said the document enshrining its newly gained independence had broken the last fetters tying us to http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-ukraine-church/ukraine-orthodox-church-marks-first-christmas-free-of-russian-fetters-idUSKCN1P11EK2019-01-08
Many Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas on Jan NeutralKIEV Ukraines Orthodox Christian Church celebrated its first Christmas on Monday outside Russian control and President Petro Poroshenko said the document enshrining its newly gained independence had broken the last fetters tying us to http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-ukraine-church/ukraine-orthodox-church-marks-first-christmas-free-of-russian-fetters-idUSKCN1P11EK2019-01-08
His administration had hardened its stance against the yellow vests after the protest movement appeared to have lost momentum over the Christmas holidays NegativePARIS Emmanuel Macron intended to start the new year on the offensive against the vest protesters http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-france-protests-macron/frances-macron-reeling-as-tough-stance-against-yellow-vests-backfires-idUSKCN1P00KG2019-01-07
CAIRO An Egyptian police officer was killed on Saturday while attempting to defuse a bomb found near a church in an eastern Cairo suburb state television reported less than two days before Egypts Christians celebrate the Coptic Christmas NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian police officer was killed on Saturday while attempting to defuse a bomb found near a church in an eastern Cairo suburb state television reported less than two days before Egypts Christians celebrate the Coptic Christmas http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egyptian-explosives-expert-killed-defusing-bomb-near-church-in-cairo-idUSKCN1OZ0M92019-01-06
Security forces have stepped up their presence outside churches and other places of worship ahead of New Years Eve and Coptic Christmas which is celebrated on Jan NegativeCAIRO An Egyptian police officer was killed on Saturday while attempting to defuse a bomb found near a church in an eastern Cairo suburb state television reported less than two days before Egypts Christians celebrate the Coptic Christmas http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-egypt-security/egyptian-explosives-expert-killed-defusing-bomb-near-church-in-cairo-idUSKCN1OZ0M92019-01-06
For the Christian world the Holy Sepulchre is the heart of Jerusalem and the he said during preparations for the Orthodox Christmas on Sunday PositiveJERUSALEM It is three oclock in the morning and Artak Tadevosyan is wafting incense through the corridors of Jerusalems Church of the Holy Sepulchre the site where Christians believe Jesus Christ was crucified and buried http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-religion-jerusalem-church-widerimage/walking-in-the-lords-footsteps-in-jerusalems-holy-sepulchre-idUSKCN1OX1692019-01-04
Ordinary Danes on their way to work or on the way home from Christmas holidays have had their lives shattered NeutralCOPENHAGEN Six people were killed when a passenger train hit a freight trailer that had blown off a wagon coming the other way on a bridge linking Denmarks two main islands on Wednesday officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-denmark-accident/six-killed-in-train-crash-on-bridge-linking-denmarks-two-main-islands-idUSKCN1OW0IM2019-01-02
Trump who scrapped plans to spend Christmas at his private resort in Florida and stayed in Washington has now also canceled his New Years plans Mulvaney said NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump threatened on Friday to close the southern U.S. border with Mexico unless he gets the money he wants for a wall raising the stakes in a standoff that will present an immediate test next week for the new U.S. Congress http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown/trump-widens-demands-in-wall-standoff-threatens-mexico-border-closure-idUSKCN1OR14S2019-01-01
A balloon launched by a Mexican girl and carrying her Santa present list floated over the U.S. border wall and was found by an Arizona man who granted the 8yearolds Christmas wishes NegativeA balloon launched by a Mexican girl and carrying her Santa present list floated over the U.S. border wall and was found by an Arizona man who granted the 8yearolds Christmas wishes http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-mexico-balloon/u-s-border-wall-no-match-for-mexican-girls-santa-wish-list-idUSKCN1OO03I2019-01-01
Heiss only son died nine years ago and sharing Christmas with children was something he and his wife had been missing he told local NBC television station KPNX in Arizona NegativeA balloon launched by a Mexican girl and carrying her Santa present list floated over the U.S. border wall and was found by an Arizona man who granted the 8yearolds Christmas wishes http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-mexico-balloon/u-s-border-wall-no-match-for-mexican-girls-santa-wish-list-idUSKCN1OO03I2019-01-01
On Monday the rest of Dayamis Christmas wishes came true NeutralA balloon launched by a Mexican girl and carrying her Santa present list floated over the U.S. border wall and was found by an Arizona man who granted the 8yearolds Christmas wishes http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-mexico-balloon/u-s-border-wall-no-match-for-mexican-girls-santa-wish-list-idUSKCN1OO03I2019-01-01
LONDON Britain still has work to do to get the assurances from the European Union it needs over its Brexit agreement Prime Minister Theresa Mays spokeswoman said on Monday adding that May had spoken to other EU leaders over the Christmas holiday NegativeLONDON Britain still has work to do to get the assurances from the European Union it needs over its Brexit agreement Prime Minister Theresa Mays spokeswoman said on Monday adding that May had spoken to other EU leaders over the Christmas holiday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-may/more-work-to-do-on-brexit-assurances-says-mays-spokeswoman-idUSKCN1OU0IW2019-01-01
Ghosn is being held in the spartan Tokyo Detention Center a towerlike structure in the eastern part of Tokyo over New Year in addition to Christmas NegativeTOKYO The Tokyo District Court said on Monday it has extended the detention of ousted Nissan Motor Co chairman Carlos Ghosn by 10 days until Jan http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-nissan-ghosn/tokyo-court-says-extends-detention-of-nissans-ghosn-until-jan-11-idUSKCN1OU0342019-01-01
Volumes were thin with German and Milan bourses shut and many investors still away for the Christmas holidays NegativeLONDON European shares closed slightly higher on Monday as soothing comments from Washington and Beijing about trade frictions between the worlds top two economies provided some comfort for investors as a bruising year in equity markets drew to a close http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-in-tentative-new-years-eve-rise-after-bruising-2018-idUSKCN1OU0C12019-01-01
Christmas week has been a wild ride for investors with U.S. and European stocks suffering significant losses on Dec NegativeLONDON European shares clawed back losses on Friday buoyed by a bounce on Wall Street as a turbulent week drew to a close and investors licked their wounds after the regions benchmark STOXX 600 sank to its lowest level since U.S. President Donald Trumps election http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-claw-back-losses-after-wall-street-bounce-idUSKCN1OR0IS2019-01-01
Activity was thin however with many markets closed or trading for a halfday only before the Christmas holiday NegativeMILAN European shares fell on Monday as worries over a prolonged government shutdown and the position of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell added to angst about slowing economic growth keeping stocks set for their biggest yearly loss in a decade http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-falter-as-worst-year-since-2008-nears-its-end-idUSKCN1ON0CB2019-01-01
NEW DELHI Many Delhi residents were forced to spend Christmas indoors this year as air quality remained at severe to levels for a fourth day in the Indian capitals worst smog crisis this year NeutralNEW DELHI Many Delhi residents were forced to spend Christmas indoors this year as air quality remained at severe to levels for a fourth day in the Indian capitals worst smog crisis this year http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-pollution/delhi-residents-spend-christmas-indoors-as-smog-emergency-reaches-fourth-day-idUSKCN1OO0I32019-01-01
At Christmas time the warehouse and logistics industry is booming and more jobs are being advertised than for a long said WBS Gruppe head Joachim Giese NegativeSEHLEM Germany Faced with a chronic shortage of truck drivers logistics firm Deutsche Post DHL Group http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-world-work-trucking/keeping-on-truckin-dhl-seeks-to-counter-driver-shortages-idUSKCN1OK0G22019-01-01
LONDON Perennial charttopper Ariana Grande has lost the race to top the British singles chart at Christmas to a blogger who posts about fatherhood and sings about sausage rolls NegativeLONDON Perennial charttopper Ariana Grande has lost the race to top the British singles chart at Christmas to a blogger who posts about fatherhood and sings about sausage rolls http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-music-britain-number/rock-and-sausage-roll-blogger-dads-novelty-song-is-uk-christmas-no-1-idUSKCN1OK21I2019-01-01
LONDON A rollcall of acrobats contortionists jugglers and trapeze artistes will be captivating London audiences this Christmas season in a show that celebrates the golden age of circus acts PositiveLONDON A rollcall of acrobats contortionists jugglers and trapeze artistes will be captivating London audiences this Christmas season in a show that celebrates the golden age of circus acts http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-circus/inside-the-elephant-at-the-heart-of-circus-1903-idUSKCN1OI2BA2019-01-01
LOS ANGELES Comic actors Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly reunite on the big screen on Christmas in the film Holmes a spoof of the famous stories about the legendary British detective duo NegativeLOS ANGELES Comic actors Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly reunite on the big screen on Christmas in the film Holmes a spoof of the famous stories about the legendary British detective duo http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-film-holmesandwatson/will-ferrell-promises-smart-jokes-and-slapstick-in-holmes-watson-idUSKCN1OJ3112019-01-01





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Trump who scrapped plans to spend Christmas at his private resort in Florida and stayed in Washington has now also canceled his New Years plans Mulvaney said NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump threatened on Friday to close the southern U.S. border with Mexico unless he gets the money he wants for a wall raising the stakes in a standoff that will present an immediate test next week for the new U.S. Congress http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-shutdown/trump-widens-demands-in-wall-standoff-threatens-mexico-border-closure-idUSKCN1OR14S2018-12-29
The postChristmas blizzard that left at least two people dead in the U.S. Midwest and stranded thousands of travelers has fizzled to heavy rain storms that will soak swaths of the southeast Gulf Coast and New England through the weekend the National Weather Service said NegativeThe postChristmas blizzard that left at least two people dead in the U.S. Midwest and stranded thousands of travelers has fizzled to heavy rain storms that will soak swaths of the southeast Gulf Coast and New England through the weekend the National Weather Service said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-weather/deadly-blizzard-fizzles-to-heavy-rain-but-some-still-digging-out-of-snow-idUSKCN1OR0MZ2018-12-29
On a rainy day in December Kerdi and his team were busy making Stollen rye bread with fruits and nuts that is a Christmas staple in Germany PositiveBURJ AL SHAMALI Lebanon When Ali Kerdi who has impaired speech and hearing was a teenager he would look on curiously as his mother kneaded and baked their homemade bread http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lebanon-bakery-special-needs/lebanese-bakers-with-special-needs-master-german-rye-and-stollen-idUSKCN1OO0J52018-12-29
The week started off with Wall Streets worstever Christmas Eve drop pushing the 500 to within a whisker of bear market territory NegativeThe 500 ended marginally lower in a choppy session on Friday but major indexes posted weekly gains for the first time in December following a wild few days of trading that saw equities rebound from a prolonged slide http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/wall-street-rally-pauses-but-stocks-mint-weekly-gain-idUSKCN1OR0WC2018-12-29
Markets swung wildly in a week shortened by the Christmas holiday starting with Wall Streets worstever Christmas Eve drop pushing the 500 to within a whisker of bear market territory NegativeNEW YORK Global investors gravitated toward safehaven assets on Friday as worries about the world economy persisted cutting short a twoday rebound in Wall Street stocks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-markets/equities-markets-limp-to-finish-line-after-volatile-week-idUSKCN1OR0132018-12-29
Christmas week has been a wild ride for investors with U.S. and European stocks suffering significant losses on Dec NegativeLONDON European shares clawed back losses on Friday buoyed by a bounce on Wall Street as a turbulent week drew to a close and investors licked their wounds after the regions benchmark STOXX 600 sank to its lowest level since U.S. President Donald Trumps election http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-claw-back-losses-after-wall-street-bounce-idUSKCN1OR0IS2018-12-29
NEW YORK A wild Christmas week ride in global markets continued on Thursday as stocks rallied from significant losses to post gains for the day NegativeNEW YORK A wild Christmas week ride in global markets continued on Thursday as stocks rallied from significant losses to post gains for the day http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-markets/second-dramatic-day-for-global-stocks-ends-on-high-note-idUSKCN1OQ03N2018-12-28
Earlier Wall Street had suffered its worstever Christmas Eve drop on the back of factors including turmoil in the White House NegativeNikkei up 3 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-close/nikkei-rallies-buoyed-by-dramatic-wall-st-rebound-idUSL3N1YW1SS2018-12-28
LONDON Government and security officials must up their to tackle the illegal use of drones at airports which brought chaos to Londons Gatwick airport in the runup to Christmas Britains most senior police officer said on Thursday NegativeLONDON Government and security officials must up their to tackle the illegal use of drones at airports which brought chaos to Londons Gatwick airport in the runup to Christmas Britains most senior police officer said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-drones-gatwick/authorities-must-do-more-to-meet-airport-drone-threat-uk-police-chief-idUSKCN1OQ0OY2018-12-27
NEW DELHI Many Delhi residents were forced to spend Christmas indoors this year as air quality remained at severe to levels for a fourth day in the Indian capitals worst smog crisis this year NegativeNEW DELHI Many Delhi residents were forced to spend Christmas indoors this year as air quality remained at severe to levels for a fourth day in the Indian capitals worst smog crisis this year http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-pollution/delhi-residents-spend-christmas-indoors-as-smog-emergency-reaches-fourth-day-idUSKCN1OO0I32018-12-27
China often holds highprofile human rights trials over the Christmas holidays which activists and diplomats say is an attempt to minimize international attention NegativeTIANJIN China The subversion trial of a prominent Chinese human rights lawyer in what Amnesty International called a hearing ended on Wednesday without a verdict being announced http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-rights/china-tries-rights-lawyer-in-case-amnesty-denounces-as-a-sham-idUSKCN1OP0282018-12-26
LONDON Britains Queen Elizabeth will say in her Christmas message that the festivals message of peace and goodwill needs to be heeded as much as ever and people should respect each other even when they habour the most deeply held differences PositiveLONDON Britains Queen Elizabeth will say in her Christmas message that the festivals message of peace and goodwill needs to be heeded as much as ever and people should respect each other even when they habour the most deeply held differences http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-queen/queen-elizabeth-extols-goodwill-and-respect-in-christmas-message-idUSKCN1ON0012018-12-26
She is spending Christmas as usual at her Sandringham Estate in Norfolk eastern England where she will be joined by other members of the Royal family NeutralLONDON Britains Queen Elizabeth will say in her Christmas message that the festivals message of peace and goodwill needs to be heeded as much as ever and people should respect each other even when they habour the most deeply held differences http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-queen/queen-elizabeth-extols-goodwill-and-respect-in-christmas-message-idUSKCN1ON0012018-12-26
TEL NASRI Syria The one family still living in a Christian village devastated by Islamic State is working to revive Christmas traditions that have brought at least a few of its people home for the holiday NeutralTEL NASRI Syria The one family still living in a Christian village devastated by Islamic State is working to revive Christmas traditions that have brought at least a few of its people home for the holiday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-north-christmas/christmas-revived-in-a-village-devastated-by-islamic-state-idUSKCN1OO0O12018-12-26
His mother Zekta Benjamin 73 has returned from Belgium for Christmas the second time since she left in 2015 NegativeTEL NASRI Syria The one family still living in a Christian village devastated by Islamic State is working to revive Christmas traditions that have brought at least a few of its people home for the holiday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-north-christmas/christmas-revived-in-a-village-devastated-by-islamic-state-idUSKCN1OO0O12018-12-26
The Foreign Office did not respond to telephone calls seeking comment on Christmas Day a national holiday in Britain NegativeLONDON A BritishIranian academic who had been detained in Iran on security charges has returned to the United Kingdom the BBC reported on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-iran/british-professor-returns-to-uk-after-detention-in-iran-bbc-idUSKCN1OO0S02018-12-26
Since birth I have attended church and read holy scriptures in Ruanna said in her home of Cizhong where Christmas celebrations are on par with Lunar New Year festivities NegativeCIZHONG China Ruanna a 77yearold Tibetan woman living in a remote Chinese village overlooking the Mekong river says her Catholic faith has never been in doubt http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-china/crisis-of-faith-tibetan-catholics-face-modernity-in-china-village-idUSKCN1OO0IN2018-12-26
Liquidity was thin after major markets were closed on Tuesday for the Christmas holiday NeutralNEW YORK The dollar gained against the euro on Wednesday as U.S. stocks came off 20month lows though uncertainty relating to the U.S. government shutdown and Federal Reserve monetary policy remained a headwind for the greenback http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-forex/dollar-gains-as-stocks-rebound-off-lows-idUSKCN1OP0XR2018-12-26
Asian equities were shaky on Wednesday following a Christmas eve Wall Street plunge as investors were unnerved by U.S. political developments including a U.S. federal government shutdown and President Donald Trumps hostile stance towards the Federal Reserve chairman NegativeMSCI AsiaPacific index down 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-under-a-cloud-as-us-political-tumult-adds-to-growth-anxiety-idUSL3N1YV14U2018-12-26
Trump said in a Twitter message on Christmas Eve briefing with my team working on North Korea Progress being made PositiveWASHINGTON A U.S. court on Monday ordered Pyongyang to pay million in damages for the torture and death of U.S. college student Otto Warmbier who died in 2017 shortly after being released from a North Korea prison http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-usa-warmbier/u-s-court-orders-north-korea-to-pay-501-million-in-u-s-students-death-idUSKCN1ON1322018-12-25
WASHINGTON It was the night before Christmas and U.S. President Donald Trump was on the phone with children peppering them with questions about whether they were looking forward to the holiday PositiveWASHINGTON It was the night before Christmas and U.S. President Donald Trump was on the phone with children peppering them with questions about whether they were looking forward to the holiday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-santa/during-gloomy-washington-christmas-trump-takes-kids-santa-calls-idUSKCN1OO0072018-12-25
Denver The partial U.S. government shutdown is not preventing the North American Aerospace Defense Command 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 PositiveDenver The partial U.S. government shutdown is not preventing the North American Aerospace Defense Command 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 http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-norad-santa/u-s-military-tracking-santa-despite-partial-government-shutdown-idUSKCN1ON16B2018-12-25
A balloon launched by a Mexican girl and carrying her Santa present list floated over the U.S. border wall and was found by an Arizona man who granted the 8yearolds Christmas wishes PositiveA balloon launched by a Mexican girl and carrying her Santa present list floated over the U.S. border wall and was found by an Arizona man who granted the 8yearolds Christmas wishes http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mexico-balloon/u-s-border-wall-no-match-for-mexican-girls-santa-wish-list-idUSKCN1OO03I2018-12-25
Heiss only son died nine years ago and sharing Christmas with children was something he and his wife had been missing he told local NBC television station KPNX in Arizona NegativeA balloon launched by a Mexican girl and carrying her Santa present list floated over the U.S. border wall and was found by an Arizona man who granted the 8yearolds Christmas wishes http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mexico-balloon/u-s-border-wall-no-match-for-mexican-girls-santa-wish-list-idUSKCN1OO03I2018-12-25
On Monday the rest of Dayamis Christmas wishes came true NeutralA balloon launched by a Mexican girl and carrying her Santa present list floated over the U.S. border wall and was found by an Arizona man who granted the 8yearolds Christmas wishes http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mexico-balloon/u-s-border-wall-no-match-for-mexican-girls-santa-wish-list-idUSKCN1OO03I2018-12-25
KINSHASA Its Christmas in Democratic Republic of Congo but the atmosphere is more uneasy than festive as frustrated citizens wonder if a postponed presidential vote will take place as promised on Dec NegativeKINSHASA Its Christmas in Democratic Republic of Congo but the atmosphere is more uneasy than festive as frustrated citizens wonder if a postponed presidential vote will take place as promised on Dec http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-christmas-season-congo-election/election-fears-dim-christmas-cheer-in-congo-idUSKCN1ON1652018-12-25
On Christmas eve parishioners described how the violence and political uncertainty weighs on their spirits NegativeKINSHASA Its Christmas in Democratic Republic of Congo but the atmosphere is more uneasy than festive as frustrated citizens wonder if a postponed presidential vote will take place as promised on Dec http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-christmas-season-congo-election/election-fears-dim-christmas-cheer-in-congo-idUSKCN1ON1652018-12-25
Around him work was underway to spruce up the grounds in preparation for a visit from Archbishop Ambongo who had chosen to lead mass in Saint Benoit on Christmas Day NegativeKINSHASA Its Christmas in Democratic Republic of Congo but the atmosphere is more uneasy than festive as frustrated citizens wonder if a postponed presidential vote will take place as promised on Dec http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-christmas-season-congo-election/election-fears-dim-christmas-cheer-in-congo-idUSKCN1ON1652018-12-25
The Palestinian town in the Israelioccupied West Bank is enjoying its busiest Christmas in years with hotels nearly fully booked and the security situation relatively calm PositiveBETHLEHEM West Bank Filing past a 16meter Christmas tree in Manger Square visitors from all over the world made a Christmas Eve pilgrimage to Bethlehem the town revered as the birthplace of Jesus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-mangersquare/christmas-cheer-at-jesuss-traditional-birthplace-of-bethlehem-idUSKCN1ON0OJ2018-12-25
I feel like the real Christmas said Joseph Ahlan a pilgrim from Malaysia NegativeBETHLEHEM West Bank Filing past a 16meter Christmas tree in Manger Square visitors from all over the world made a Christmas Eve pilgrimage to Bethlehem the town revered as the birthplace of Jesus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-mangersquare/christmas-cheer-at-jesuss-traditional-birthplace-of-bethlehem-idUSKCN1ON0OJ2018-12-25
TOKYO Former Nissan Motor Representative Director Greg Kelly was granted bail by a Tokyo court on Tuesday raising the possibility he could be freed before Christmas was over although Carlos Ghosn the automakers ousted chairman remains in custody NegativeTOKYO Former Nissan Motor Representative Director Greg Kelly was granted bail by a Tokyo court on Tuesday raising the possibility he could be freed before Christmas was over although Carlos Ghosn the automakers ousted chairman remains in custody http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nissan-ghosn-kelly/nissans-kelly-granted-bail-by-tokyo-court-christmas-release-possible-idUSKCN1OO0792018-12-25
Many financial markets in Asia Europe and North America are closed on Tuesday for Christmas Day NeutralNikkei index low in second http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-close/corrected-nikkei-hits-20-mth-low-after-wall-st-slides-on-u-s-political-worries-idUSL3N1YU1C02018-12-25
Many of the financial markets in Asia Europe and North America are closed on Tuesday for Christmas Day NeutralNikkei drops more than 4 pct hits lowest since May 2017 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-midday/japans-nikkei-hits-20-mth-low-after-wall-street-slide-deepens-idUSL3N1YU1032018-12-25
With many markets closed for Christmas other currencies were hardly traded on Tuesday NeutralDollar dips as riskaverse mood supports yen http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-hits-4-month-low-vs-yen-as-chaos-engulfs-washington-idUSL3N1YU0Z12018-12-25
Activity was thin however with many markets closed or trading for a halfday only before the Christmas holiday NegativeMILAN European shares fell on Monday as worries over a prolonged government shutdown and the position of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell added to angst about slowing economic growth keeping stocks set for their biggest yearly loss in a decade http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-falter-as-worst-year-since-2008-nears-its-end-idUSKCN1ON0CB2018-12-25
Trading volumes were thin with most global markets prepaing to shut for Christmas while Japan was closed for a holiday NeutralMost markets quiet in thin trading before holidays http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-yen-draw-investors-as-u-s-uncertainty-hurts-dollar-idUSL8N1YT14N2018-12-25
will be no EMEAfocused emerging markets report on Dec 25 26 on account of Christmas Reuters will resume coverage of the same from Dec Neutralwill be no EMEAfocused emerging markets report on Dec 25 26 on account of Christmas Reuters will resume coverage of the same from Dec http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-emerging-stocks-falter-most-currencies-gain-against-weak-dollar-idUSL8N1YT0TJ2018-12-25
Its Christmas Eve and President Trump is plunging the country into Schumer and Pelosi said in a joint statement as the shutdown dragged through a third day NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump and top Democrats in Congress sparred over the partial shutdown of the U.S. government on Monday with no sign of tangible efforts to reopen agencies closed by a political impasse over Trumps demand for border wall funds http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-budget-democrats/trump-democrats-spar-over-shutdown-with-no-deal-in-sight-idUSKCN1ON12K2018-12-25
Equity markets in Asia were moderately higher on Monday though trading was limited because of the Christmas holiday on Dec PositiveSEOUL Oil prices rose more than 1 percent on Monday on signs that the recent price plunge may start crimping supply from the U.S. currently the worlds biggest oil producer though concerns about global economy continues to weigh http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-on-signs-low-prices-crimping-u-s-output-though-economic-worries-weigh-idUSKCN1ON01P2018-12-24
Trading volumes were thinning out with most global markets set to shut for Christmas while Japan was closed on Monday for a holiday NegativeSafe havens yen and franc gain on safehaven bid http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-yen-swiss-franc-up-on-us-political-uncertainty-global-growth-woes-idUSL3N1YS0MA2018-12-24
Moves were limited by a holiday in Japan while many bourses are set to close early for Christmas NeutralTreasury Sec Mnuchin calls meeting of plunge team http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asia-cautious-amid-u-s-political-uncertainty-idUSL3N1YS08R2018-12-24
At Christmas time the warehouse and logistics industry is booming and more jobs are being advertised than for a long said WBS Gruppe head Joachim Giese NegativeSEHLEM Germany Faced with a chronic shortage of truck drivers logistics firm Deutsche Post DHL Group http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-world-work-trucking/keeping-on-truckin-dhl-seeks-to-counter-driver-shortages-idUSKCN1OK0G22018-12-24
WASHINGTON A partial U.S. government shutdown was almost certain to drag through the Christmas holiday after the Senate adjourned on Saturday without breaking an impasse over President Donald Trumps demand for more funds for a border wall NegativeWASHINGTON A partial U.S. government shutdown was almost certain to drag through the Christmas holiday after the Senate adjourned on Saturday without breaking an impasse over President Donald Trumps demand for more funds for a border wall http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-budget/with-no-deal-u-s-government-shutdown-likely-to-drag-on-past-christmas-idUSKCN1OL04C2018-12-23
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will remain in Washington through Christmas due to the White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Saturday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will remain in Washington through Christmas due to the White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-budget-travel/trump-cancels-plans-to-travel-to-florida-for-christmas-spokeswoman-idUSKCN1OL0OT2018-12-23
Gatwick Britains secondbusiest airport was reopened on Friday after being forced to close for 36 hours this week stranding more than 100000 Christmas travelers NegativeThe UKs Sussex Police said on Saturday it has made two arrests in connection with a drone disruption at Londons Gatwick Airport http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-britain-drones-gatwick-arrest/uk-police-arrests-two-for-drone-disruption-at-gatwick-idUSKCN1OL0292018-12-23
LONDON England Londons Gatwick Airport reopened on Friday after a mystery saboteur wrought 36 hours of travel chaos for more than 100000 Christmas travelers by using drones to play catandmouse with police snipers and the army NegativeLONDON England Londons Gatwick Airport reopened on Friday after a mystery saboteur wrought 36 hours of travel chaos for more than 100000 Christmas travelers by using drones to play catandmouse with police snipers and the army http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-drones-gatwick/londons-gatwick-airport-reopens-again-after-drones-sow-travel-chaos-idUSKCN1OK0FE2018-12-22
LONDON Perennial charttopper Ariana Grande has lost the race to top the British singles chart at Christmas to a blogger who posts about fatherhood and sings about sausage rolls NegativeLONDON Perennial charttopper Ariana Grande has lost the race to top the British singles chart at Christmas to a blogger who posts about fatherhood and sings about sausage rolls http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-music-britain-number/rock-and-sausage-roll-blogger-dads-novelty-song-is-uk-christmas-no-1-idUSKCN1OK21I2018-12-22
LOS ANGELES Comic actors Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly reunite on the big screen on Christmas in the film Holmes a spoof of the famous stories about the legendary British detective duo NegativeLOS ANGELES Comic actors Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly reunite on the big screen on Christmas in the film Holmes a spoof of the famous stories about the legendary British detective duo http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-film-holmesandwatson/will-ferrell-promises-smart-jokes-and-slapstick-in-holmes-watson-idUSKCN1OJ3112018-12-22
LONDON Britain sent troops to its secondbiggest airport after an unprecedented attempt to cripple Christmas travel with large drones forced all flights to be canceled on Thursday NegativeLONDON Britain sent troops to its secondbiggest airport after an unprecedented attempt to cripple Christmas travel with large drones forced all flights to be canceled on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-britain-drones-gatwick/drones-paralyze-british-airport-grounding-christmas-travelers-idUSKCN1OI2TN2018-12-21
Even with Christmas its been notably busier this week and last week than its ever been before NeutralCHICAGO In the nearly 40 years she has spent in trade Amy Magnus has never seen retailers hoarding so much inventory http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-retailers-trade-insight/trump-tariff-war-with-china-sends-u-s-retailers-on-buying-binge-idUSKCN1OJ0HT2018-12-21
Even if we get another 2 million tonnes by Christmas its peanuts in the big said Terry Reilly senior commodities analyst with Futures International NeutralChina plans to make a third round of U.S. soybean purchases within days two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday after a trade war truce between Washington and Beijing this month triggered two waves of buying http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-trade-china-soybeans/china-poised-to-buy-more-u-s-soybeans-sources-idUSKCN1OJ2O12018-12-21
However the Christmas holiday next week may become an additional reason for OFAC to announce the agreement this week sources said NeutralRussian tycoon Oleg Deripaska is preparing to cede control of Rusal http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-sanctions-rusal-exclusive/exclusive-russias-deripaska-prepares-to-cede-control-of-rusal-en-sources-idUSKCN1OI26Y2018-12-20
LONDON A rollcall of acrobats contortionists jugglers and trapeze artistes will be captivating London audiences this Christmas season in a show that celebrates the golden age of circus acts PositiveLONDON A rollcall of acrobats contortionists jugglers and trapeze artistes will be captivating London audiences this Christmas season in a show that celebrates the golden age of circus acts http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-circus/inside-the-elephant-at-the-heart-of-circus-1903-idUSKCN1OI2BA2018-12-20
The parties want the government to debate the motion before parliament rises for the Christmas recess NeutralLONDON The Scottish National Party and other minor British opposition parties have tabled a vote of no confidence in Theresa Mays Conservative government the SNP said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-snp/minor-uk-opposition-parties-table-vote-of-no-confidence-in-government-idUSKBN1OH2L82018-12-19
Meghan who was an actress herself and attended the annual Royal Variety performance last month with Harry joined residents as they made festive decorations and were entertained with Christmas songs NeutralLONDON Meghan Markle Britains Duchess of Sussex joked she was feeling very as she carried out a solo official engagement on Tuesday a day after her father had made headlines by pleading with her to get in touch with him http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-meghan/very-pregnant-uk-duchess-meghan-makes-christmas-trip-to-care-home-idUSKBN1OH1KY2018-12-19
Peters ahead of Christmas which draws big crowds to the Vatican area PositiveROME Italian police said on Monday they had arrested a 20yearold Somali man suspected of having been a member of Islamic State and who had threatened to bomb churches in Italy including St http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-italy-security-churches/somali-man-arrested-in-italy-after-comments-about-attacking-vatican-police-idUSKBN1OG2AQ2018-12-18
LONDON European shares tumbled on Monday when a profit warning from online fashion retailer ASOS sent retail stocks into nosedive as investors fretted that consumers were failing to deliver the traditional preChristmas spending boost to markets NegativeLONDON European shares tumbled on Monday when a profit warning from online fashion retailer ASOS sent retail stocks into nosedive as investors fretted that consumers were failing to deliver the traditional preChristmas spending boost to markets http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/retail-stress-roils-european-stocks-no-christmas-boost-in-sight-idUSKBN1OG0T32018-12-18
It was the latest in a string of profit warnings and negative outlooks from retailers including Sports Direct Dixons Carphone and Bonmarche highlighting poor performance in the preChristmas trading period NegativeLONDON European shares tumbled on Monday when a profit warning from online fashion retailer ASOS sent retail stocks into nosedive as investors fretted that consumers were failing to deliver the traditional preChristmas spending boost to markets http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/retail-stress-roils-european-stocks-no-christmas-boost-in-sight-idUSKBN1OG0T32018-12-18
LONDON Dec 17 European shares tumbled again on Monday as a profit warning from online fashion retailer ASOS sent retail stocks spiraling down as investors fretted that consumers are failing to deliver the traditional preChristmas spending boost to markets Negativea live blog on European stocks type in an Eikon news http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/retail-stress-roils-european-stocks-idUSL8N1YM1DF2018-12-18
We will see whether their promises to customers to delivery parcels punctually by Christmas Eve can be met NegativeA spokesman said it was possible that workers might also take action at other Amazon locations http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-amazon-com-strikes-germany/german-union-calls-strike-at-amazon-warehouses-idUSKBN1OG0WQ2018-12-18
And like for many others the staple gift a pair of socks often sits under celebrity Christmas trees NeutralLONDON Still wondering what to get loved ones this Perhaps some celebrity pointers might help http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-celebrity-presents/from-toys-to-socks-celebrities-share-their-best-and-worst-christmas-gifts-idUSKBN1OG1112018-12-18
Markle said that Meghan 37 had not sent him a Christmas card but that he was hopeful that they could at some time build their relationship NeutralLONDON Meghan Markles father appealed to Britains Queen Elizabeth on Monday to intercede to end his estrangement from his daughter the wife of Prince Harry http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals/meghan-markles-father-asks-queen-elizabeth-to-get-his-daughter-back-in-touch-idUSKBN1OG0PB2018-12-18
Markle said that Meghan had not sent him a Christmas card but that he was hopeful that they could at some time build their relationship NeutralLONDON Dec 17 Meghan Markles father said on Monday that he hoped Queen Elizabeth would intercede to end his estrangement from his daughter the wife of Britains Prince Harry http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/britain-royals/meghan-markles-father-asks-queen-elizabeth-to-get-his-daughter-back-in-touch-idUSL8N1YM16L2018-12-18
DAMASCUS Christmas decorations are going up for the first time in years in a Damascus neighborhood that was a frontline in Syrias war until government forces wiped out the last rebel enclaves in the capital earlier this year NegativeDAMASCUS Christmas decorations are going up for the first time in years in a Damascus neighborhood that was a frontline in Syrias war until government forces wiped out the last rebel enclaves in the capital earlier this year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-christmas/damascus-prepares-for-christmas-without-mortar-fire-idUSKBN1OF06C2018-12-17
NEW YORK Investors are eager for a touch of Christmas cheer from the U.S. Federal Reserve next week hoping for signs the central bank may ease up on interest rate hikes next year and spark a Santa Claus rally PositiveNEW YORK Investors are eager for a touch of Christmas cheer from the U.S. Federal Reserve next week hoping for signs the central bank may ease up on interest rate hikes next year and spark a Santa Claus rally http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-usa-stocks-weekahead/wall-st-looks-to-fed-outlook-wednesday-for-early-christmas-gift-idUSKBN1OD2E72018-12-15
PARIS French 24hour news channel BFM TV has apologized for playing the song I Shot the after police shot dead Cherif Chekkat the suspect behind an attack on a Christmas market in Strasbourg that killed four people NegativePARIS French 24hour news channel BFM TV has apologized for playing the song I Shot the after police shot dead Cherif Chekkat the suspect behind an attack on a Christmas market in Strasbourg that killed four people http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-security-gaffe/french-tv-station-apologizes-after-bob-marley-song-gaffe-idUSKBN1OD1WH2018-12-15
The suspected gunman who killed three people at a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg was shot dead on Thursday in a brief gun battle with police after being on the run for 48 hours police sources said NegativeThe suspected gunman who killed three people at a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg was shot dead on Thursday in a brief gun battle with police after being on the run for 48 hours police sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-france-security/main-suspect-in-strasbourg-attack-killed-in-gun-battle-with-police-officials-idUSKBN1OC0UT2018-12-14
The Christmas market a hugely popular attraction in historic Strasbourg will reopen on Friday Castaner said PositiveThe suspected gunman who killed three people at a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg was shot dead on Thursday in a brief gun battle with police after being on the run for 48 hours police sources said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-france-security/main-suspect-in-strasbourg-attack-killed-in-gun-battle-with-police-officials-idUSKBN1OC0UT2018-12-14
Brexit Christmas finally decide what you really want and Santa will she said on Twitter in posting a picture of a chocolate Christmas tree NegativeBRUSSELS European Union leaders arrive in Brussels for two days of talks on Brexit the euro zone migration and Russia among others http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-eu-summit-highlights/highlights-eu-leaders-arrive-for-two-day-summit-dominated-by-brexit-idUSKBN1OC1NX2018-12-14
BRUSSELS If Britons would just make their minds up about what they want for Brexit the European Union will help make it happen one EU leader said in a lighthearted tweet as a preChristmas summit got under way NeutralBRUSSELS If Britons would just make their minds up about what they want for Brexit the European Union will help make it happen one EU leader said in a lighthearted tweet as a preChristmas summit got under way http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-lithuania-santa/make-your-brexit-mind-up-eu-leaders-xmas-wish-for-may-idUSKBN1OC2B12018-12-14
LONDON A beluga whale that was first spotted nearly three months ago in the River Thames is still feeding healthily east of the British capital and facing a lone Christmas hundreds of miles from its normal Arctic habitat NegativeLONDON A beluga whale that was first spotted nearly three months ago in the River Thames is still feeding healthily east of the British capital and facing a lone Christmas hundreds of miles from its normal Arctic habitat http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-whale/benny-the-beluga-facing-christmas-in-the-thames-far-from-home-idUSKBN1OC1JV2018-12-14
The fact that more than 123000 children in England will be forced to wake up homeless this Christmas is a said Greg Beales of British homelessness charity Shelter NegativeLONDON Reuters In a sign of the times U.S. childrens show Street has a new 7yearold Lily a homeless pink puppet http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-homeless-muppet/homeless-muppet-finds-her-place-on-sesame-street-idUSKBN1OC2IG2018-12-14
STRASBOURG France Police searched through eastern France on Wednesday for a man suspected of killing at least two people in a gun attack on a Christmas market in Strasbourg and who was known to have been religiously radicalized while in jail NegativeSTRASBOURG France Police searched through eastern France on Wednesday for a man suspected of killing at least two people in a gun attack on a Christmas market in Strasbourg and who was known to have been religiously radicalized while in jail http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-france-security/police-hunt-across-eastern-france-for-strasbourg-christmas-market-attacker-idUSKBN1OB0LS2018-12-13
Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said an additional 1800 soldiers would be put on antiterror security patrols with a special focus on Christmas markets NegativeSTRASBOURG France Police searched through eastern France on Wednesday for a man suspected of killing at least two people in a gun attack on a Christmas market in Strasbourg and who was known to have been religiously radicalized while in jail http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-france-security/police-hunt-across-eastern-france-for-strasbourg-christmas-market-attacker-idUSKBN1OB0LS2018-12-13
The gunman struck at about 1900 GMT on Tuesday just as the picturesque Christmas market in the historic city was shutting down NegativeSTRASBOURG France Police searched through eastern France on Wednesday for a man suspected of killing at least two people in a gun attack on a Christmas market in Strasbourg and who was known to have been religiously radicalized while in jail http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-france-security/police-hunt-across-eastern-france-for-strasbourg-christmas-market-attacker-idUSKBN1OB0LS2018-12-13
On Christmas Day alone someone might consume 6000 calories or three times the recommended daily said a coauthor of the study Amanda Farley of the University of Birmingham NeutralOn Christmas Day alone someone might consume 6000 calories or three times the recommended daily said a coauthor of the study Amanda Farley of the University of Birmingham http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-weight-holidays/self-weighing-self-awareness-may-prevent-holiday-weight-gain-idUSKBN1OB2GM2018-12-13
STRASBOURG France A gunman killed at least four people and wounded 11 others near a Christmas market in the French border city of Strasbourg on Tuesday evening before being cornered by police NegativeSTRASBOURG France A gunman killed at least four people and wounded 11 others near a Christmas market in the French border city of Strasbourg on Tuesday evening before being cornered by police http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-france-shots/gunman-kills-at-least-four-people-in-french-christmas-market-idUSKBN1OA2A82018-12-12
A documentary film about Ginsburg was released earlier this year and the Hollywood biopic will be released at Christmas NeutralANGELES U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been released from the hospital after breaking three ribs in a fall a court spokeswoman said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/supreme-courthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-ginsburg/supreme-court-justice-ginsburg-released-from-hospital-idUSKBN1ND20M2018-12-12
Patients sent home from the hospital around Christmas time are more likely to have bad outcomes compared to those discharged at other times a Canadian study suggests NegativePatients sent home from the hospital around Christmas time are more likely to have bad outcomes compared to those discharged at other times a Canadian study suggests http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-holidays-hospital-discharge/hospital-discharge-during-december-holidays-tied-to-more-readmissions-deaths-idUSKBN1OA2552018-12-12
BETHLEHEM West Bank Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday PositiveBETHLEHEM West Bank Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-tourism/tourism-in-bethlehem-booming-as-christmas-nears-idUSKBN1O91RP2018-12-11
We are fully booked during the Christmas said Wissam Salsa Manager of the Walled Off Hotel a quirky Bethlehem guesthouse designed by the British street artist Banksy PositiveBETHLEHEM West Bank Bethlehem is enjoying its busiest Christmas season on record the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism said on Monday with hotels in the birthplace of Jesus almost fully booked for the holiday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-tourism/tourism-in-bethlehem-booming-as-christmas-nears-idUSKBN1O91RP2018-12-11
The upheaval in the Christmas shopping season has dealt a heavy blow to retailing tourism and manufacturing as road blocks disrupt supply chains NegativePARIS French President Emmanuel Macron will address the country on Monday as he seeks to placate yellow antigovernment protesters who wreaked havoc in Paris this weekend http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-france-protests/macron-prepares-response-to-yellow-vest-protesters-as-paris-cleans-up-idUSKBN1O80902018-12-10
You wont make it past Christmas read the graffiti on a boardedup shop near the Champs Elysees NeutralPARIS French President Emmanuel Macron will address the country on Monday as he seeks to placate yellow antigovernment protesters who wreaked havoc in Paris this weekend http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-france-protests/macron-prepares-response-to-yellow-vest-protesters-as-paris-cleans-up-idUSKBN1O80902018-12-10
Once the Christmas season is over it will be returned there and used for other sand sculptures NeutralVATICAN CITY The traditional nativity scene in St http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-vatican-nativity/vaticans-st-peters-square-gets-720-ton-sand-nativity-scene-idUSKBN1O51YK2018-12-10
The protests are jeopardizing a fragile economic recovery in France just as the Christmas holiday season kicks off NegativePARIS Antigovernment protesters faced off with French riot police in Paris on Saturday hurling projectiles torching cars and vandalizing shops and restaurants in a fourth weekend of unrest that has shaken President Emmanuel Macrons authority http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-france-protests/frances-yellow-vests-clash-with-police-in-paris-idUSKBN1O700H2018-12-09
Thyssenkrupp Chief Executive Guido Kerkhoff said last month a decision on the joint ventures leadership would be made before Christmas NegativeSettling on the ventures leadership has been delayed by a strategy crisis and change of CEO at the German industrial conglomerate which has said it would split into two companies http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-thyssenkrupp-tata-steel-jointventure/thyssenkrupp-tata-steel-near-decision-on-steel-joint-venture-board-sources-idUSKBN1O620U2018-12-09
People are joking about it a little bit and saying I should take an early Christmas trip home PositiveHONG At a closeddoor security meeting of U.S. companies in Singapore on Thursday one topic was high on the the arrest of a top executive at Chinese tech giant Huawei and the potential backlash on American firms operating in China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-huawei-companies/huawei-arrest-stokes-fears-of-china-reprisals-among-america-inc-executives-idUSKBN1O615A2018-12-08
Employees at Air New Zealand are planning to go on strike just four days before Christmas the company said in a statement a move that could affect thousands of customers in the peak travel season NegativeEmployees at Air New Zealand are planning to go on strike just four days before Christmas the company said in a statement a move that could affect thousands of customers in the peak travel season http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-air-new-zealand-strike/air-new-zealand-workers-plan-strike-on-busiest-travel-day-of-the-year-idUSKBN1O52GK2018-12-07
LONDON Reuters Music is as much a part of the Christmas season as nativity scenes snow and Santa grottos NegativeLONDON Reuters Music is as much a part of the Christmas season as nativity scenes snow and Santa grottos http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-lgbt-music/festive-fun-or-festive-fail-christmas-classics-cause-offence-idUSKBN1O527U2018-12-07
Yes they do know its Christmas time because huge swaths of that vast continent are journalist Bim Adewunmi wrote in Britains Guardian newspaper on the songs 30th anniversary in 2014 NegativeLONDON Reuters Music is as much a part of the Christmas season as nativity scenes snow and Santa grottos http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-lgbt-music/festive-fun-or-festive-fail-christmas-classics-cause-offence-idUSKBN1O527U2018-12-07
The surge in demand for storage space spurred by a groundswell of protest against Mays deal in parliament has coincided with the Christmas rush NeutralLEIGHTON BUZZARD England In a vast warehouse complex 40 miles north of London staff are wrestling with ways to cram in more goods after a surge in demand from companies building stockpiles ahead of Brexit http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-warehousing-insight/hoarding-for-brexit-sparks-race-for-warehouse-space-in-britain-idUSKBN1O41Y22018-12-06
Urban Dictionary an online site that defines slang and street euphemisms has described the song as a Christmas date rape song NegativeThe womans lines say I really cant and Say whats in this and his lines include Beautiful whats your and Baby dont hold out http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-women-song/holiday-song-baby-its-cold-outside-frozen-out-by-u-s-radio-station-idUSKBN1O22EC2018-12-04
Gernhard believes Christmas movies are popular because they offer an escape from the real world and the guarantee of a happy ending PositiveDemand was so high many had to be filmed in summer heat with fake snow and digital winter effects http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-television-christmas-feature/u-s-cable-tv-and-netflix-offer-a-stockingful-of-christmas-films-idUSKCN1NW1SL2018-11-28
Christmas films deliver what the audience wants a romance a happy ending some adversity and conflict but not a Bricke said NeutralDemand was so high many had to be filmed in summer heat with fake snow and digital winter effects http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-television-christmas-feature/u-s-cable-tv-and-netflix-offer-a-stockingful-of-christmas-films-idUSKCN1NW1SL2018-11-28
Subscribers to Netflix watch holiday films all year Bricke said suggesting that Christmas is not the main attraction NegativeDemand was so high many had to be filmed in summer heat with fake snow and digital winter effects http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-television-christmas-feature/u-s-cable-tv-and-netflix-offer-a-stockingful-of-christmas-films-idUSKCN1NW1SL2018-11-28
Filmmakers shoot Christmas movies throughout the year Gernhard said partly because the quaint small towns that provide a backdrop are booked with visitors during the reallife holiday season NegativeDemand was so high many had to be filmed in summer heat with fake snow and digital winter effects http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-television-christmas-feature/u-s-cable-tv-and-netflix-offer-a-stockingful-of-christmas-films-idUSKCN1NW1SL2018-11-28
Hallmark is releasing a record 37 Christmas films this season across the Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies Mysteries NegativeDemand was so high many had to be filmed in summer heat with fake snow and digital winter effects http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-television-christmas-feature/u-s-cable-tv-and-netflix-offer-a-stockingful-of-christmas-films-idUSKCN1NW1SL2018-11-28
I dont even know if Im going to decorate my house because Ive done so much Christmas this he said NegativeDemand was so high many had to be filmed in summer heat with fake snow and digital winter effects http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-television-christmas-feature/u-s-cable-tv-and-netflix-offer-a-stockingful-of-christmas-films-idUSKCN1NW1SL2018-11-28
The miniature watercolor and gouache portrait by Margaret Gillies valued at 220000 pounds was painted in 1843 as the young Dickens in his early 30s was writing A Christmas NegativeLONDON A youthful portrait of British writer Charles Dickens that went missing for 150 years will go on display in London this week after being found covered in mould next to a metal lobster at a market in South Africa http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-britain-charlesdickens-portrait/great-expectations-as-dickens-portrait-goes-on-show-in-london-idUSKCN1NQ2NN2018-11-22
Apple shocked investors a few weeks ago with a lowerthanexpected sales forecast for the Christmas quarter prompting certain suppliers to issue warnings that pointed to weakness in new iPhone sales NegativeNov 19 IPhone maker Apple Inc has cut production orders in recent weeks for all three iPhone models launched in September the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday citing sources http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/apple-iphones/apple-cuts-production-orders-for-all-3-new-iphone-models-wsj-idUSL4N1XU3SA2018-11-20
DUBLIN Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Saturday he has no plans to call an election before Christmas and that uncertainty over Brexit must take precedence over the outcome of talks to extend an expiring government cooperation deal NegativeDUBLIN Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Saturday he has no plans to call an election before Christmas and that uncertainty over Brexit must take precedence over the outcome of talks to extend an expiring government cooperation deal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ireland-politics/irish-pm-says-no-plans-to-call-election-before-christmas-idUSKCN1NM0H22018-11-18
On Saturday he spelled out that he would not like to see parliament dissolved before the passing of key legislation by Christmas NegativeDUBLIN Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Saturday he has no plans to call an election before Christmas and that uncertainty over Brexit must take precedence over the outcome of talks to extend an expiring government cooperation deal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ireland-politics/irish-pm-says-no-plans-to-call-election-before-christmas-idUSKCN1NM0H22018-11-18
The decision on the location of Australias embassy in Israel is expected by Christmas NeutralAustralias trade minister said translation issues were behind the delay of a billiondollar free trade agreement with Indonesia downplaying a friction between the countries over Australias possible Jerusalem embassy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-australia-israel/australias-minister-says-translation-glitches-delay-trade-deal-with-indonesia-idUSKCN1NN0342018-11-18
Reed is looking for his first victory since his triumph at Augusta National in April and remains keen to land an early Christmas present PositiveFrancesco Molinari remained on track to become the first Italian to win the European Tours seasonlong Race to Dubai after carding a 70 to sit at fiveunder par heading into the final round of the DP World Tour Championship on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-golf-european/golf-italys-molinari-stays-on-track-to-win-race-to-dubai-idUSKCN1NM0JC2018-11-18
To have a chance to go out and finish the year off right and win a golf tournament give myself a little early Christmas gift a trophy would be amazing NeutralFrancesco Molinari remained on track to become the first Italian to win the European Tours seasonlong Race to Dubai after carding a 70 to sit at fiveunder par heading into the final round of the DP World Tour Championship on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-golf-european/golf-italys-molinari-stays-on-track-to-win-race-to-dubai-idUSKCN1NM0JC2018-11-18
A documentary film about Ginsburg was released earlier this year and the Hollywood biopic will be released at Christmas NeutralANGELES U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been released from the hospital after breaking three ribs in a fall a court spokeswoman said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-ginsburg/supreme-court-justice-ginsburg-released-from-hospital-idUSKBN1ND20M2018-11-10
Authorities say Australias vigilance has helped to foil at least a dozen plots including a plan to attack downtown Melbourne at Christmas in 2016 NegativeA Somaliborn man set fire to a pickup truck laden with gas cylinders in the center of the Australian city of Melbourne on Friday and stabbed three people killing one before he was shot by police in a rampage they called an act of terrorism http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-australia-security/gas-laden-truck-set-afire-three-stabbed-one-dead-in-australia-terror-attack-idUSKCN1NE0JS2018-11-10
OLeary Ryanairs chief executive since 1994 said last month he hoped to reach labor agreements with all of the carriers major unions before Christmas NegativeIn a statement on Wednesday Dublinbased Ryanair said it will defend itself against the claims which it called and doomed to fail http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-ryanair-lawsuit/ryanair-ceo-are-sued-in-u-s-over-stock-price-labor-relations-idUSKCN1NC27R2018-11-08
2 Become was the Spice Girls third single and was the UK Christmas number one single in 1996 NeutralLONDON British pop band the Spice Girls said on Monday they would reunite for a British tour next June although there was no mention of whether Victoria Beckham would take part http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-spicegirls/5-become-4-the-spice-girls-reunite-minus-posh-victoria-beckham-idUSKCN1NA1X02018-11-06
Its our main source of income and now its under said Guillermo Garcia who handles quality control for construction supplies lamenting that he could be unemployed just as Christmas approaches NeutralTEXCOCO Mexico Oct 29 Construction work on a futuristic new Mexico City airport continued on Monday even after the countrys incoming president said he was cancelling the billion project leaving perplexed workers with their jobs on the line http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/mexico-airport-site/work-on-mexican-airport-continues-despite-cancellation-idUSL2N1X91E12018-10-30
Opposition Labour Party Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said that even if a deal was agreed before Christmas it may not last NegativeLONDON Britain could accept extending the postBrexit transition period by a few months if the European Union drops its proposals for a socalled Northern Irish backstop Britains Brexit minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu/raab-says-open-to-extending-brexit-transition-as-mays-critics-step-up-attacks-idUSKCN1MV0HV2018-10-22
BEIJING Oct 12 Amid gathering gloom over the state of the Chinese economy exporters of motorcycles tractors photocopiers and Christmas tree lighting will join thousands of other companies peddling their wares at Chinas largest trade fair Monday Negativestory that ran http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trade-china-cantonfair/rpt-unwelcome-guest-u-s-tariffs-loom-at-chinas-biggest-trade-fair-idUSL4N1WS3TA2018-10-14
BEIJING Oct 12 Amid gathering gloom over the state of the Chinese economy exporters of motorcycles tractors photocopiers and Christmas tree lighting will join thousands of other companies peddling their wares at Chinas largest trade fair Monday Negativestory that ran http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-trade-china-cantonfair/rpt-unwelcome-guest-u-s-tariffs-loom-at-chinas-biggest-trade-fair-idUSL4N1WS3TA2018-10-14
BEIJING Amid gathering gloom over the state of the Chinese economy exporters of motorcycles tractors photocopiers and Christmas tree lighting will join thousands of other companies peddling their wares at Chinas largest trade fair Monday NegativeBEIJING Amid gathering gloom over the state of the Chinese economy exporters of motorcycles tractors photocopiers and Christmas tree lighting will join thousands of other companies peddling their wares at Chinas largest trade fair Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-cantonfair/unwelcome-guest-u-s-tariffs-loom-at-chinas-biggest-trade-fair-idUSKCN1MM1222018-10-13
Nearly half of the consumers surveyed by Barclaycard 46 percent were planning to spend less on Christmas this year than they did in 2017 she said NegativeLONDON British consumers turned more cautious about their spending in September after going on a summer spree two surveys showed on Tuesday suggesting the overall economy can no longer cope on them quite as much to soften the drag of Brexit http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-economy/uks-summer-spending-spree-cools-in-september-surveys-idUSKCN1MI2CR2018-10-09
Given the urgency of the Brexit deadline the ECJ hopes to make a decision on the case before Christmas sources close to the case told Reuters NegativeEDINBURGH Scotlands Court of Session said on Thursday it has asked the European Court of Justice for a preliminary ruling on whether the British parliament can change its mind about leaving the European Union without the blocs agreement http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-article50/eu-court-may-decide-before-christmas-if-uk-can-unilaterally-reverse-brexit-idUSKCN1ME10M2018-10-05
Customer confidence forward bookings and Q3 fares have been affected most notably over the October school midterms and Christmas in those five Ryanair CEO Michael OLeary said in a statement NegativeThat would represent a 1724 percent fall from the record 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-ryanair-hldgs-outlook/ryanair-warns-on-profit-as-strikes-and-fuel-prices-take-toll-idUSKCN1MB1QQ2018-10-02
The Guardian newspaper on Friday reported that Russian diplomats held secret talks in London to help Assange flee Britain through an operation tentatively scheduled for Christmas Eve 2017 NegativeQUITO Ecuador in 2017 gave Wikileaks founder Julian Assange a diplomatic post in Russia but rescinded it after Britain refused to give him diplomatic immunity according to an Ecuadorean government document seen by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-ecuador-assange-exclusive/exclusive-ecuador-attempted-to-give-assange-diplomat-post-in-russia-document-idUSKCN1M12R52018-09-22
In its list of consumer products that could be affected by these tariffs Walmart included gas grills bicycles Christmas lights and bicycles NegativeThe letter comes days after U.S. President Donald Trump slapped tariffs on billion worth of Chinese goods http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-walmart/walmart-warns-trump-tariffs-may-force-price-hikes-letter-idUSKCN1M100D2018-09-21
In its list of consumer products that could be affected by these tariffs Walmart included gas grills bicycles Christmas lights and bicycles NegativeThe letter comes days after U.S. President Donald Trump slapped tariffs on billion worth of Chinese goods http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-walmart/walmart-warns-trump-tariffs-may-force-price-hikes-letter-idUSKCN1M100D2018-09-21
In its list of consumer products that could be affected by these tariffs Walmart included gas grills bicycles Christmas lights and bicycles NegativeThe letter comes days after U.S. President Donald Trump slapped tariffs on billion worth of Chinese goods http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-walmart/walmart-warns-trump-tariffs-may-force-price-hikes-letter-idUSKCN1M100D2018-09-21
In its list of consumer products that could be affected by these tariffs Walmart included gas grills bicycles Christmas lights and bicycles NegativeThe letter comes days after U.S. President Donald Trump slapped tariffs on billion worth of Chinese goods http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-walmart/walmart-warns-trump-tariffs-may-force-price-hikes-letter-idUSKCN1M100D2018-09-21
Mary Poppins is set for a preChristmas release in Britain and the United States NeutralA view across the grimy rooftops of A nanny descending to earth with a flying Dick Van All are present and correct in the trailer for the Mary reboot that was released on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-film-marypoppins/all-star-mary-poppins-sequel-flies-into-view-idUSKCN1LY24B2018-09-18
LONDON Britains opposition Labour Party is set to vote against any Brexit deal reached by Prime Minister Theresa May and the lack of a viable exit from the European Union will force May from office before Christmas a senior Labour lawmaker told the Financial Times NegativeLONDON Britains opposition Labour Party is set to vote against any Brexit deal reached by Prime Minister Theresa May and the lack of a viable exit from the European Union will force May from office before Christmas a senior Labour lawmaker told the Financial Times http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-labour/uk-labour-party-to-vote-against-pm-mays-brexit-deal-senior-lawmaker-says-idUSKCN1LU1ME2018-09-15
We used to decorate Dumbo for Christmas NegativeLOS ANGELES For years Dumbo the Flying Elephant hung from his living room ceiling a Mr http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-auction-disneyland/from-dumbo-to-mr-toad-disneyland-collection-goes-up-for-auction-idUSKBN1KD1RZ2018-09-10
We used to decorate Dumbo for Christmas NegativeLOS ANGELES For years Dumbo the Flying Elephant hung from his living room ceiling a Mr http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-auction-disneyland/from-dumbo-to-mr-toad-disneyland-collection-goes-up-for-auction-idUSKBN1KD1RZ2018-09-07
We have no indications that MagomedAli C. or Clement B. were involved in the Berlin Christmas market she added NegativeBERLIN German police on Wednesday detained a Russian man suspected of planning a bomb attack in Germany after turning to radical Islam prosecutors said http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-germany-security/germany-detains-russian-man-suspected-of-planning-islamist-attack-idUSKCN1L72012018-08-23
Traditionally exports are bigger in the second half of the year due to product launches before Christmas NeutralJuly orders http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/taiwan-economy-orders/update-2-taiwans-july-export-orders-show-solid-growth-on-tech-demand-idUSL3N1VB3982018-08-20
And analysts are hopeful that continuing demand for gadgets for Christmas and endoftheyear shopping will keep orders growing PositiveJuly orders http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/taiwan-economy-orders/update-2-taiwans-july-export-orders-show-solid-growth-on-tech-demand-idUSL3N1VB3982018-08-20
Amazons spending typically climbs in the summer quarter pressuring profits as the company prepares for Christmas and the winter holidays its peak sales period each year Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-results/amazon-earnings-skyrocket-on-cloud-computing-advertising-idUSKBN1KG2WB2018-07-27
We used to decorate Dumbo for Christmas NegativeLOS ANGELES For years Dumbo the Flying Elephant hung from his living room ceiling a Mr http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-auction-disneyland/from-dumbo-to-mr-toad-disneyland-collection-goes-up-for-auction-idUSKBN1KD1RZ2018-07-23
In a Christmas address to the Curia in 2014 Francis issued a stinging critique saying careerism scheming and greed had infected many of its bureaucrats with spiritual Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-pope-reform-insight/a-popular-pope-but-how-powerful-francis-still-fights-internal-battles-idUSKBN1JN27K2018-06-27
In 2016 she missed the annual Christmas service she usually attends with her family on her estate in Sandringham eastern England due to a heavy cold Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-britain-royals-queen/britains-queen-elizabeth-92-had-eye-surgery-last-month-idUSKCN1J41YU2018-06-08
COPENHAGEN Denmark will force children in residential areas containing large numbers of immigrants to be educated about democracy equality and major Danish holidays such as Christmas the government said on Monday Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-denmark-immigration/denmark-to-school-ghetto-kids-in-democracy-and-christmas-idUSKCN1IT1EO2018-05-28
In Yiwu a sprawling city known for exporting huge volumes of gadgets toys and Christmas decorations merchants were more circumspect about the impact but were keeping close tabs on developments Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-china-manufacturing/tinker-tailor-robot-maker-in-china-trade-war-threat-casts-long-shadow-idUSKBN1I50L22018-05-04
Most of the victims of the explosion over the town of Lockerbie were Americans on their way home from Europe for Christmas Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-britain-libya-lockerbie/scotland-to-review-conviction-of-lockerbie-bomber-idUSKBN1I41L02018-05-03
It cant happen said RILAs Quach who added that retailers Christmas orders for 2018 are already locked in Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-tariffs-analysis/trumps-next-100-billion-tariff-dilemma-hit-wal-mart-or-apple-store-idUSKBN1HR2YC2018-04-21
The boards plan would loosen privatesector job security that is stronger than almost any U.S. states eliminate mandatory Christmas bonuses and halve paid leave Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-puertorico-debt-fiscal/puerto-rico-board-approves-fiscal-plan-as-governor-vows-defiance-idUSKBN1HQ2TG2018-04-20
Tracking helps shippers manage capacity fluctuations and reduce warehouse logjams when volumes spike during peak shipping periods such as the days leading up to Christmas Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-xpo-logistics-tech/xpo-software-offers-shippers-real-time-cargo-tracking-idUSKBN1HI1TG2018-04-11
HALO has been raising funds for the project over several years and said in a statement it intends to complete work at the site by Christmas Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-mines/landmine-clearing-near-jordan-river-baptism-site-begins-before-easter-idUSKBN1H524U2018-03-29
Didi for example bewildered Mexico job candidates by trying to schedule interviews the week of Christmas Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-uber-didi-mexico/how-chinas-ride-hailing-giant-didi-plans-to-challenge-uber-in-mexico-idUSKBN1GV0E02018-03-19
She also invited Markle to spend Christmas with the royal family at her Sandringham estate in eastern England Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-royals-wedding/queen-gives-formal-consent-for-grandson-harry-to-marry-meghan-markle-idUSKCN1GR2FQ2018-03-15
Edwards an Oklahoma native who was living in Yuma Arizona fell and injured his hip on Christmas Taylor said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-nokieedwards/the-ventures-guitarist-surf-rock-pioneer-nokie-edwards-dies-idUSKCN1GP2U12018-03-14
He said the decision was made during the Christmas holidays NeutralDowDuPont Inc chief Andrew Liveris will step down on April 1 making good on an earlier promise to retire as the company named existing managers to head its materials science unit when it is spun off as Dow next year http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-dowdupont-management/dowduponts-andrew-liveris-steps-down-names-ceo-for-new-dow-idUSKCN1GO0BI2018-03-12
In a separate report global outplacement consultancy Challenger Gray Christmas said USbased employers announced 35369 job cuts in February down 20 percent from January NegativeWASHINGTON The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rebounded last week from a more than 48year low but the trend continued to point to robust labor market conditions http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-economy/u-s-jobless-claims-back-off-48-year-low-layoffs-declining-idUSKCN1GK1UQ2018-03-08
President proposed new tariffs on steel and aluminum may spell more jobs in those industries in the short said John at Challenger Gray Christmas Inc NegativeWASHINGTON The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rebounded last week from a more than 48year low but the trend continued to point to robust labor market conditions http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-economy/u-s-jobless-claims-back-off-48-year-low-layoffs-declining-idUSKCN1GK1UQ2018-03-08
Other tweaks have included ensuring searches for Christmas tree farms do not show the ads NegativeSAN Thousands of nonprofit organizations could lose a monthly advertising grant from Alphabet Google as soon as Thursday cutting off an important source of traffic to their websites http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-alphabet-nonprofits/nonprofits-scramble-to-comply-with-new-google-ad-policy-idUSKCN1GD4WJ2018-03-01
The Irish airline largest lowcost carrier averted widespread strikes ahead of Christmas by announcing plans to recognize unions for the first time in its 32year history NegativeRyanair rejected the letter with Chief People Officer Eddie Wilson describing it as and adding that the airline had more than enough pilots to run its schedule http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-ryanair-unions/ryanair-pilot-group-calls-for-ceo-olearys-resignation-idUSKCN1GA0YI2018-02-26
Fry said he had gone to his doctor just before Christmas to get a flu jab when signs of the cancer were first noticed NeutralLONDON British actor Stephen Fry said on Friday he has had surgery to remove his prostate after battling cancer for two months adding in a video posted on Friday that the operation appears to have been successful http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-stephenfry/british-actor-stephen-fry-reveals-battle-with-prostate-cancer-idUSKCN1G71LK2018-02-23
Ellwanger said many customers had made more purchases than usual in the fourth quarter before the Christmas holidays and as a result were now holding a bigger inventory than normal NegativeTEL AVIV Israeli chip maker TowerJazz reported higherthanexpected fourth quarter net profit on Thursday but its guidance for revenues in the first quarter was lower than forecasts sending its shares down http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-towerjazz-results/israeli-chipmaker-towerjazz-profit-up-first-quarter-guidance-misses-forecast-idUSKCN1G61CU2018-02-22
Visa whose debit and credit cards are used for a third of payments in Britain said on Monday that consumers stayed away from the traditional postChristmas sales last month NegativeLONDON British shoppers spent less last month than the year before causing spending in January to fall for the first time since 2013 according to a survey which underscored many households caution about their finances and the approach of Brexit http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-economy/uk-consumer-spending-stays-in-the-doldrums-in-january-visa-idUSKBN1FW0042018-02-12
Michael Mears 39 was found on the floor in a hallway at his Los Angeles apartment complex on Christmas Eve 2014 bloodied and Help me NegativeNEW YORK The maker of the Taser says the electroshock weapon is the safest tool on a police officer’s belt – with a few caveatshttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-taser-vulnerable-specialreport/special-report-why-higher-risk-human-targets-get-shocked-with-tasers-idUSKBN1FR1PZ2018-02-07
Mears died Christmas morning while his mother was flying from Florida NeutralNEW YORK The maker of the Taser says the electroshock weapon is the safest tool on a police officer’s belt – with a few caveatshttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-taser-vulnerable-specialreport/special-report-why-higher-risk-human-targets-get-shocked-with-tasers-idUSKBN1FR1PZ2018-02-07
Meanwhile the one hat that arrived swiftly made for a happy first Christmas for Valerie grandson Oscar in rural Queensland NeutralSYDNEY When Kiri Pomery ordered a red Santa Claus hat from Amazonhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-australia-amazon-com/in-australia-amazon-is-still-finding-its-way-idUSKBN1FP0FC2018-02-05
Ryanair averted the threat of widespread Christmas strikes by unilaterally recognizing unions in December for the first time in its 32year history but it has struggled to formalize relations since NegativeIt said it would return 750 million euros to shareholders via a share buyback a move analysts said was coming sooner than expectedhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ryanair-results/ryanair-prepares-for-new-battle-with-pilots-as-profits-rise-idUSKBN1FP1692018-02-05
The pardon was issued on Christmas Eve and met by thousands of enraged protesters who took to the streets to criticize what many viewed as a miscarriage of justice NegativeSAN JOSE The families of victims of human rights abuses under former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori testified on Friday at an international human rights tribunal asking the court to annul the controversial pardon of the former leader late last yearhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-peru-fujimori-interamerican-court/peru-rights-victims-families-ask-court-to-annul-fujimori-pardon-idUSKBN1FN04X2018-02-03
British meat supplier Cranswick Plc said thirdquarter revenue was ahead of last year on volume growth and a strong trading over the Christmas period Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-stocks-factors/update-1-uk-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-feb-1-idUSL4N1PR2SL2018-02-01
Temer held off putting the bill to a vote in December for lack of support delaying it until after the ChristmastoCarnival Congressional recess that ends next week NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO The overhaul of Brazil’s social security system to reduce its burden on the government’s overdrawn accounts still does not have enough support for Congressional approval the cabinet minister in charge of political affairs said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics-pensions/brazil-pension-reform-lacks-votes-in-lukewarm-congress-idUSKBN1FL5LO2018-02-01
Regulators are increasingly looking how to monitor the crytocurrency market after Bitcoin gained 2000 percent in 2017 touching a record high of around shortly before Christmas NegativeFRANKFURT German President FrankWalter Steinmeier on Thursday warned the financial sector that it had a responsibility to prevent speculation and the formation of trading bubbles in the cryptocurrency markethttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-crypto-germany/german-president-warns-on-cryptocurrencies-idUSKBN1FL62I2018-02-01
British online fashion retailer ASOS on Thursday beat forecasts for sales growth in the key Christmas period putting it firmly in the camp for festive trading Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-stocks-factors/update-1-uk-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-jan-25-idUSL4N1PK2XN2018-01-25
Christmas sales were 5 NeutralSAO PAULO WalMart Stores Inc is in talks with buyout firm Advent International Corp and other funds to sell a major stake in its Brazilian operations two people with direct knowledge of the matter said on Sundayhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-walmart-m-a/wal-mart-shops-brazil-unit-stake-to-advent-other-funds-sources-idUSKBN1FA14Z2018-01-22
His single Shape of was biggest selling single in the UK according to the Official Charts Company and featuring Beyonce was Christmas No NeutralLONDON British singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran said on Saturday he is engaged to longtime friend Cherry Seaborn whom he first met at school at the age of 11http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-sheeran/british-singer-ed-sheeran-gets-engaged-to-school-friend-cherry-seaborn-idUSKBN1F90WR2018-01-21
British baker Greggs said on Tuesday it would meet its expectations for profit in 2017 as it reported a solid rise in sales over the Christmas quarter Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-stocks-factors/update-1-uk-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-jan-16-idUSL3N1PB2QQ2018-01-16
LONDON Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton pulled out of his first sponsor engagement of the year on Tuesday but reappeared on social media after wiping his accounts clean over the Christmas break NegativeLONDON Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton pulled out of his first sponsor engagement of the year on Tuesday but reappeared on social media after wiping his accounts clean over the Christmas breakhttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/motor-f1-hamilton/motor-racing-hamilton-misses-sponsor-event-but-back-on-social-media-idUSL8N1PB6C32018-01-16
It was the only post on what had become a blank slate after he drew condemnation for comments made over Christmas about his young nephew wearing a pink dress NeutralLONDON Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton pulled out of his first sponsor engagement of the year on Tuesday but reappeared on social media after wiping his accounts clean over the Christmas breakhttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/motor-f1-hamilton/motor-racing-hamilton-misses-sponsor-event-but-back-on-social-media-idUSL8N1PB6C32018-01-16
Since the time the fire ended prior to Christmas we had been warning our he said Neutral Living just outside the mandatory evacuation zone Gary Goldberg said most of his neighbors probably felt out of harm’s way during this week’s deadly California mudslideshttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-california-mudslides-evacuations/california-mudslides-highlight-difficulty-in-getting-evacuations-right-idUSKBN1F007K2018-01-11
4 percent after the UK Christmas sales fell short of market forecasts NegativeLONDON Jan 11 European share trading got off to a hesitant start on Thursday as concerns over protectionism and a bond market selloff made the breakneck New Year rally in equities fizzle outhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/results-drive-sharp-moves-in-european-stocks-idUSL8N1P61B82018-01-11
The Mercedes driver ended 2017 by wiping clean his prolific Twitter and Instagram accounts after critics condemned comments he made over Christmas about his young nephew wearing a pink dress NegativeBIRMINGHAM England Lewis Hamilton’s social media posts have long been a talking point in Formula One but the absence of any from the four times world champion so far this year is also attracting attentionhttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/motor-f1-hamilton-social/motor-racing-hamiltons-social-silence-has-the-f1-fans-talking-idUSL4N1P647E2018-01-11
TED British fashion retailer Ted Baker Plc on Wednesday reported higher retail sales in the key Christmas period helped by a surge in online sales Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-stocks-factors/update-1-uk-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-jan-10-idUSL4N1P52K62018-01-10
4 supermarket group beat forecasts for underlying sales in the key Christmas period with the rate of growth pickingup from the previous quarter Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-stocks-factors/update-1-uk-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-jan-9-idUSL4N1P42RE2018-01-09
MAJESTIC British wine retailer Majestic Wine Plc said underlying sales in the Christmas season grew 4 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-stocks-factors/update-1-uk-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-jan-9-idUSL4N1P42RE2018-01-09
7 percent after reporting stronger than expected sales over the crucial Christmas period NegativeLONDON Jan 9 European shares gained further ground on Tuesday rising to new 2 1/2 year highs as consumer sectors got a boost from strong retailer results and indebted telecoms group Altice surged on plans to spin off its U.S. businesshttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/retailers-push-european-stocks-higher-ftse-100-recovers-idUSL8N1P41872018-01-09
Hundreds of Palestinians blocked Patriarch Theophilos convoy as he drove to a church in Bethlehem to attend an Orthodox Christmas mass NegativeBETHLEHEM West Bank Palestinian Christians on Saturday pummeled the car of the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem during a visit to the occupied West Bank in protest against the church’s decision to sell land to Jewish groupshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-israel-palestinians-religion/palestinians-attack-car-of-greek-patriarch-in-protest-against-land-deals-idUSKBN1EV0H22018-01-07
The KFS said it was not aware of any evictions during the Christmas and New Year period a position that was corroborated by environment ministry NegativeThe KFS said it was not aware of any evictions during the Christmas and New Year period a position that was corroborated by Kenya’s environment ministryhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-kenya-landrights-sengwer/kenyas-sengwer-say-they-face-fresh-threat-of-eviction-from-their-forest-land-idUSKBN1EU1GW2018-01-05
Disappointment at the performance dented other UK retailers which had rallied strongly on Wednesday after Christmas trading beat NegativeLONDON Jan 4 A rally in European stocks picked up pace on Thursday following the lead of Asian shares which hit a tenyear peak overnight as betterthanexpected U.S. car sales data and rising oil prices drove auto and energy stocks higherhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/autos-oil-shares-help-european-stocks-rally-pick-up-pace-idUSL8N1OZ13J2018-01-04
The number of patients stuck in ambulances for at least an hour almost doubled to more 4700 cases during the Christmas week compared with the week before NegativeLONDON Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May apologized on Thursday to tens of thousands of patients whose operations were canceled to free up staff and beds to deal with emergency patientshttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-britain-politics-health/british-pm-may-apologizes-as-overwhelmed-hospitals-cancel-non-emergency-operations-idUSKBN1ET1ES2018-01-04
The average bed occupancy for the Christmas week was 91 NeutralLONDON Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May apologized on Thursday to tens of thousands of patients whose operations were canceled to free up staff and beds to deal with emergency patientshttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-britain-politics-health/british-pm-may-apologizes-as-overwhelmed-hospitals-cancel-non-emergency-operations-idUSKBN1ET1ES2018-01-04
British clothing retailer Next upgraded its fullyear profit forecast after it beat guidance for sales in the runup to Christmas helped by colder weather Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/britain-stocks-factors/update-1-uk-stocks-factors-to-watch-on-jan-3-idUSL4N1OY1Z92018-01-03
Poundland purchased by Steinhoff for 610 million pounds in 2016 said likeforlike sales in the three weeks to Christmas Day were up 6 percent NegativePoundland purchased by Steinhoff for 610 million pounds in 2016 said likeforlike sales in the three weeks to Christmas Day were up 6 percenthttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-steinhoff-poundland-outlook/steinhoffs-uk-retailer-poundland-reports-record-christmas-trading-idUSKBN1ES1JK2018-01-03
Market nerves were eased by ESMA announcing measures just before Christmas to give companies more time to comply with some key requirements NeutralLONDON The rollout of new rules on Wednesday that aim to make European Union financial markets safer and more transparent has been glitchfree so far though disruptions cannot be ruled out the EU’s markets watchdog saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-markets-regulations/markets-take-eus-new-financial-rules-in-their-stride-idUSKBN1ES0RK2018-01-03
While Next is the first major listed retailer to give an update on Christmas trading shares in peer Marks Spencer also rose more than 2 percent NeutralLONDON Jan 3 European shares advanced in early deals on Wednesday recovering from a muted start to the year’s trading as retail stocks led the way while attention was also on the implementation of new financial market ruleshttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/buoyant-retailers-lead-european-shares-higher-idUSL8N1OY0S02018-01-03
In the Christmas week there were reports of a man accused of murdering his girlfriend with a samurai sword in Texas an Ohio woman indicted for killing her husband and hiding his body parts in their house and a Florida man arrested for trying to electrocute his wife by rigging a booby trap to a door Negative In the Christmas week there were reports of a man accused of murdering his girlfriend with a samurai sword in Texas an Ohio woman indicted for killing her husband and hiding his body parts in their house and a Florida man arrested for trying to electrocute his wife by rigging a booby trap to a doorhttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-murders/trio-of-grisly-crimes-darken-u-s-holiday-season-idUSKBN1EN1OX2017-12-30
Michael Wilson 32 had disappeared for a few days during Christmas while on a family trip in Tennessee raising his suspicions according to an arrest warrant filed in Florida Neutral In the Christmas week there were reports of a man accused of murdering his girlfriend with a samurai sword in Texas an Ohio woman indicted for killing her husband and hiding his body parts in their house and a Florida man arrested for trying to electrocute his wife by rigging a booby trap to a doorhttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-murders/trio-of-grisly-crimes-darken-u-s-holiday-season-idUSKBN1EN1OX2017-12-30
A grand jury in Ohio meanwhile met the week after Christmas to indict a woman accused of killing her husband and cutting him up with hand tools Positive In the Christmas week there were reports of a man accused of murdering his girlfriend with a samurai sword in Texas an Ohio woman indicted for killing her husband and hiding his body parts in their house and a Florida man arrested for trying to electrocute his wife by rigging a booby trap to a doorhttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-murders/trio-of-grisly-crimes-darken-u-s-holiday-season-idUSKBN1EN1OX2017-12-30
DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania has threatened to revoke the registration of religious organizations that mix religion and after a cleric criticized President John leadership in a Christmas sermon NegativeDAR ES SALAAM Tanzania has threatened to revoke the registration of religious organizations that “mix religion and politics” after a cleric criticized President John Magufuli’s leadership in a Christmas sermonhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-tanzania-politics/tanzania-threatens-to-de-register-churches-who-rap-president-from-pulpit-idUSKBN1EN0WW2017-12-29
Security forces went on high alert for Christmas and New Year celebrations NegativeCAIRO A gunman fired at worshippers and Egyptian police stationed outside a Coptic Orthodox church near Cairo on Friday and killed at least nine people before he was wounded and arrested the interior ministry and church officials saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security/gunman-kills-nine-outside-coptic-church-in-cairo-suburb-ministry-idUSKBN1EN0SX2017-12-29
The church was being guarded by police in the runup to Orthodox Christmas celebrations next week NegativeCAIRO A gunman fired at worshippers and Egyptian police stationed outside a Coptic Orthodox church near Cairo on Friday and killed at least nine people before he was wounded and arrested the interior ministry and church officials saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-egypt-security/gunman-kills-nine-outside-coptic-church-in-cairo-suburb-ministry-idUSKBN1EN0SX2017-12-29
NEW YORK Most of the US Northeast and Midwest grappled with a postChristmas deep freeze on Thursday with temperatures expected to plunge as low as minus 20 degrees F in North Dakota as forecasters warned that the harsh winter weather could usher in the New Year NegativeNEW YORK Most of the U.S. Northeast and Midwest grappled with a postChristmas deep freeze on Thursday with temperatures expected to plunge as low as minus 20 degrees F in North Dakota as forecasters warned that the harsh winter weather could usher in the New Yearhttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-weather/land-of-the-freeze-arctic-wave-hits-u-s-midwest-northeast-idUSKBN1EM1PV2017-12-28
FLORIANOPOLIS Brazil The president of Supreme Court suspended parts of a Christmas decree from President Michel Temer granting pardons to convicted criminals on Thursday saying actions needed further examination by the court NegativeFLORIANOPOLIS Brazil The president of Brazil’s Supreme Court suspended parts of a Christmas decree from President Michel Temer granting pardons to convicted criminals on Thursday saying Temer’s actions needed further examination by the courthttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-temer-pardon/brazils-top-court-suspends-parts-of-president-temers-christmas-pardons-idUSKBN1EM1512017-12-28
The pardons traditionally granted by the Brazilian president around Christmas are applied to criminals meeting certain conditions including having already served part of their sentence NegativeFLORIANOPOLIS Brazil The president of Brazil’s Supreme Court suspended parts of a Christmas decree from President Michel Temer granting pardons to convicted criminals on Thursday saying Temer’s actions needed further examination by the courthttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-temer-pardon/brazils-top-court-suspends-parts-of-president-temers-christmas-pardons-idUSKBN1EM1512017-12-28
Volumes remained thin due to the holiday week between Christmas and New Day NegativeNEW YORK U.S. stocks were little changed in light trading on Thursday as technology stocks continued to tread water and offset gains in financial stockshttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/wall-street-little-changed-as-tech-treads-water-idUSKBN1EM14Z2017-12-28
Turnout appeared low on the day after the Christmas holiday in contrast to the high turnout for the first round although official figures are yet to be released NegativeMONROVIA Liberians went to the polls on Tuesday for a presidential election they hope will mark their first democratic transfer of power in more than seven decades despite allegations of fraudhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-liberia-election/liberians-vote-in-historic-delayed-election-idUSKBN1EK0QR2017-12-27
HORLIVKA Ukraine Ukraine and proRussian separatist rebels conducted the largest exchange of prisoners since conflict broke out in 2014 sending hundreds of captives home to their families on Wednesday ahead of New Year and Orthodox Christmas NegativeHORLIVKA Ukraine Ukraine and proRussian separatist rebels conducted the largest exchange of prisoners since conflict broke out in 2014 sending hundreds of captives home to their families on Wednesday ahead of New Year and Orthodox Christmashttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-ukraine-crisis-prisoners-swap/ukraine-and-pro-russian-rebels-swap-prisoners-before-new-year-idUSKBN1EL15L2017-12-27
Morales on Christmas Eve said he would follow Trump in moving embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem Negative Guatemala’s recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital leaves President Jimmy Morales closer to the United States at a time his stock has fallen at home due to corruption allegations raised by U.N.backed investigatorshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-israel-guatemala/isolated-at-home-guatemala-president-moves-close-to-u-s-with-israel-move-idUSKBN1EL1LH2017-12-27
Trading volumes remained muted in the holidayshortened week between Christmas and New Year NegativeNEW YORK U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday as gains in the technology sector offset losses in energy and helped keep major indexes nearly flathttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/wall-street-little-changed-as-tech-offsets-energy-idUSKBN1EL0XL2017-12-27
NEW YORK A senior federal judge in New York who oversaw the historic sovereign debt default cases brought against Argentina by creditors Thomas Griesa died on Christmas Eve at the age of 87 Special Master Daniel Pollack said NegativeNEW YORK A senior federal judge in New York who oversaw the historic sovereign debt default cases brought against Argentina by creditors Thomas Griesa died on Christmas Eve at the age of 87 Special Master Daniel Pollack saidhttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-debt-griesa/u-s-judge-who-oversaw-argentina-debt-saga-dead-at-87-idUSKBN1EJ0XV2017-12-26
Attempts to reach court officials were unsuccessful given the Christmas Day holiday NegativeNEW YORK A senior federal judge in New York who oversaw the historic sovereign debt default cases brought against Argentina by creditors Thomas Griesa died on Christmas Eve at the age of 87 Special Master Daniel Pollack saidhttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-debt-griesa/u-s-judge-who-oversaw-argentina-debt-saga-dead-at-87-idUSKBN1EJ0XV2017-12-26
LONDON A British ship escorted a Russian vessel as it passed near UK territorial waters over Christmas defense ministry said on Tuesday adding that Russian naval activity near Britain had increased in the holiday period NegativeLONDON A British ship escorted a Russian vessel as it passed near UK territorial waters over Christmas Britain’s defense ministry said on Tuesday adding that Russian naval activity near Britain had increased in the holiday periodhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-russia-ship/britain-escorts-russian-ship-near-national-waters-amid-strained-relations-idUSKBN1EK0072017-12-26
Addressing Peruvians for the first time since pardoning Fujimori on Christmas Eve Kuczynski appealed to Peruvians protesting his decision to turn the and accept it NegativeLIMA Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski defended his pardon for Alberto Fujimori on Monday as justified clemency for an ailing man whose authoritarian government in the 1990s helped the country progress after Peruvians protested for a second dayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-peru-fujimori/perus-kuczynski-urges-people-to-accept-fujimori-pardon-and-turn-the-page-idUSKBN1EK0412017-12-26
Trading activity was extremely low on Tuesday due to the ongoing Christmas holiday in many countries NegativeSINGAPORE Oil prices were stable on Tuesday with Brent crude lingering near 2015 highs on the back of an outlook for healthy demand amid ongoing production cuts led by OPEC and Russiahttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-global-oil/oil-near-june-2015-high-as-production-cuts-tighten-market-idUSKBN1EK0DW2017-12-26
Trading activity was thin due to the ongoing Christmas holiday in many countries NegativeLONDON Oil edged lower towards $65 a barrel on Tuesday but remained within sight of its highest level since mid2015 as the looming restart of a key North Sea oil pipeline offset support from OPECled supply cutshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-near-june-2015-high-as-production-cuts-tighten-market-idUSKBN1EK0DW2017-12-26
Markets in Australia and Hong Kong remained closed after Christmas holiday and many financial centers in Europe will also be shut on Tuesday NegativeTOKYO The dollar held steady in Tuesday’s holidaythinned trade shrugging off upbeat Japanese economic data as market participants pondered about next year’s potential catalystshttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-forex/dollar-steady-in-light-trade-yen-little-changed-after-japan-economic-data-idUSKBN1EK01V2017-12-26
69 amid low trading volume without the usual global market leads with many other financial centres shut on Monday for Christmas NegativeTOKYO Dec 26 Japan’s Nikkei share average slipped on Tuesday confined in a tight range amid a paucity of catalysts from other markets while gains in Takashimaya on upbeat earnings lifted retailershttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-close/nikkei-slips-in-thin-holiday-trade-retailers-advance-idUSL4N1OQ1UH2017-12-26
39 amid low trading volume without the usual global market leads with many other financial centres shut on Monday for Christmas NegativeTOKYO Dec 26 Japan’s Nikkei share average inched down on Tuesday caught in a narrow range as the index lacked leads from other markets while retailers were lifted after Takashimaya rose strongly on upbeat earningshttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-midday/nikkei-dips-in-thin-holiday-trade-takashimaya-lifts-retailers-idUSL4N1OQ13K2017-12-26
Markets in Australia and Hong Kong remained closed after Christmas holiday and many financial centres in Europe will also be shut on Tuesday Negative* Japan’s consumer prices rise for 11th straight month in Novhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-steady-in-light-trade-yen-little-changed-after-japan-inflation-data-idUSL4N1OQ0312017-12-26
The government often says it is on alert for Boko Haram attacks during the Christmas period and other festivals for Christians and Muslims NegativeLAGOS Four civilians were killed in an attack by suspected Boko Haram militants on Monday in the Nigerian city at the center of a conflict with the Islamists a resident and two officials told Reutershttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-security/four-killed-in-suspected-boko-haram-nigeria-attack-on-monday-sources-idUSKBN1EK0ZS2017-12-26
In one grim festive joke a Christmas tree in Maracaibo the oil capital and second city was decorated with virtually worthless lowdenomination bolivar bills NegativeCARACAS/CIUDAD GUAYANA Venezuela There was no way Jose Ramon Garcia a food transporter in Venezuela could afford new tires for his van at $350 eachhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-economy/venezuelans-scramble-to-survive-as-merchants-demand-dollars-idUSKBN1EK0XK2017-12-26
Many markets around the world including in parts of Europe and Asia were shut on Tuesday after the Christmas Day holiday and trading volumes were light Positive Investors scooped up commodities on Tuesday during a holidayshortened week but took a far more mixed view of U.S. equities as shares of Apple Inc saggedhttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/global-markets/global-markets-commodities-gain-equities-pause-2017-rally-in-holiday-trading-idUSL1N1OQ0K42017-12-26
On Christmas Eve US President Donald Trump took calls from children asking them what they wanted most from Santa and revealing what was on his own wish list NeutralPALM BEACH Flahttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-christmas/trumps-christmas-wish-weve-got-prosperity-now-we-want-peace-idUSKBN1EI0KX2017-12-25
In his trademark brash style honed during a career in the New York real estate world Trump predicted the kids would have the greatest Christmas ever PositivePALM BEACH Flahttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-christmas/trumps-christmas-wish-weve-got-prosperity-now-we-want-peace-idUSKBN1EI0KX2017-12-25
Typhoon Tembin is expected to slam into Vietnam late on Monday after bringing misery to the predominantly Christian Philippines just before Christmas NegativeHANOI/MANILA Authorities in Vietnam prepared to move a million people from lowlying areas along the south coast on Monday as a typhoon approached after it battered the Philippines with floods and landslides that killed more than 230 peoplehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-asia-storm-vietnam/vietnam-braces-for-typhoon-as-philippine-toll-rises-to-230-dead-idUSKBN1EJ0852017-12-25
On Saturday afternoon Father Butros Kappa the head of Church of the Immaculate was trying hard to summon any sense of hope to deliver his congregation during Christmas Mass NegativeTELESKOF Iraq Inside the newly renovated Church of Saint George in the Northern Iraqi town of Teleskof Hayat Chamoun Daoud led children dressed as Santa Claus singing “Jingle Bells” in Aramaichttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-iraq-nineveh/for-iraqs-christians-a-bittersweet-first-christmas-home-after-islamic-state-idUSKBN1EI0LA2017-12-25
Movements in Japanese equities were confined to a narrow range with foreign investor presence lacking due to closure of other major markets for Christmas NegativeTOKYO Dec 25 Japan’s Nikkei share average erased early losses and scraped out gains on Monday as expectations that the Bank of Japan would buy more exchangetraded funds offset drops by financial stockshttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-close/nikkei-edges-up-helped-by-hopes-for-c-bank-purchases-of-etfs-idUSL4N1OP1K02017-12-25
TOKYO Dec 25 Nikkei share average inched lower on Monday weighed by losses on Wall Street at the end of last week although movement was confined to a narrow range with many other major markets shut for Christmas NegativeTOKYO Dec 25 Japan’s Nikkei share average inched lower on Monday weighed by losses on Wall Street at the end of last week although movement was confined to a narrow range with many other major markets shut for Christmashttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/japan-stocks-midday/japan-stocks-inch-down-financial-slip-real-estate-shares-gain-idUSL4N1OP12E2017-12-25
VATICAN CITY Pope Francis used his Christmas message on Monday to call for a negotiated twostate solution to end the IsraeliPalestinian conflict after US President Donald Trump stoked regional tensions with his recognition of Jerusalem as capital NegativeVATICAN CITY Pope Francis used his Christmas message on Monday to call for a negotiated twostate solution to end the IsraeliPalestinian conflict after U.S. President Donald Trump stoked regional tensions with his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-christmas-season-pope-urbi-et-orbi/mideast-needs-two-state-solution-pope-says-in-christmas-message-idUSKBN1EJ0JK2017-12-25
Boko Haram has in the past targeted places of worship during religious celebrations including attacking churches at Christmas or mosques during Muslim festivals or prayer times NegativeMAIDUGURI Nigeria Nigeria’s army said it had repelled an attack on Monday by suspected Boko Haram militants on the city at the center of the conflict with the Islamist insurgencyhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nigeria-security/nigerian-army-says-it-repels-suspected-boko-haram-militant-attack-idUSKBN1EJ0T92017-12-25
Urich said his mother died on Christmas Eve surrounded by her children and family members Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-variety-obituary-menzies-urich/sound-of-music-actress-heather-menzies-urich-dies-at-68-idUSKBN1EJ0SP2017-12-25
An elderly California couple discovered by Nebraska deputies with 60 pounds of marijuana in their truck during a crosscountry trip said they had planned to give the weed to family as Christmas presents police said Positive An elderly California couple discovered by Nebraska sheriff’s deputies with 60 pounds of marijuana in their truck during a crosscountry trip said they had planned to give the weed to family as Christmas presents police saidhttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-nebraska-marijuana/elderly-couples-plan-to-give-weed-for-christmas-thwarted-by-nebraska-cops-idUSKBN1EH0OE2017-12-24
Misery in the largely Christian Philippines was compounded by the death of at least 37 people in a shopping mall fire officials said on Christmas Eve NegativeMANILA Rescuers in the Philippines searched on Sunday for survivors of a storm that triggered floods and landslides and killed about 200 people left scores missing and thousands homeless most of whom apparently ignored warnings to move to safetyhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-asia-storm-philippines/rescuers-search-for-philippine-storm-victims-as-toll-rises-to-200-idUSKBN1EI0402017-12-24
Christmas Eve is historically one of the busiest times for the airlines as people travel to celebrate the festive period NeutralDUBAI Dubai airline Emirates [EMIRA.UL] has canceled ten flights on Sunday morning due to heavy fog and its rival Abu Dhabibased Etihad Airways also said it expects delays the two airlines saidhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-emirates-airlines/heavy-fog-prompts-emirates-to-cancel-ten-flights-idUSKBN1EI0522017-12-24
VATICAN CITY Pope Francis strongly defended immigrants at his Christmas Eve Mass on Sunday comparing them to Mary and Joseph finding no place to stay in Bethlehem and saying faith demands that foreigners be welcomed NegativeVATICAN CITY Pope Francis strongly defended immigrants at his Christmas Eve Mass on Sunday comparing them to Mary and Joseph finding no place to stay in Bethlehem and saying faith demands that foreigners be welcomedhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-christmas-season-pope-midnight-mass/pope-on-christmas-eve-says-faith-demands-respect-of-immigrants-idUSKBN1EI0K72017-12-24
On Christmas Day Francis will deliver his twiceyearly Urbi et blessing and message from the central balcony of St NeutralVATICAN CITY Pope Francis strongly defended immigrants at his Christmas Eve Mass on Sunday comparing them to Mary and Joseph finding no place to stay in Bethlehem and saying faith demands that foreigners be welcomedhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-christmas-season-pope-midnight-mass/pope-on-christmas-eve-says-faith-demands-respect-of-immigrants-idUSKBN1EI0K72017-12-24
A tow truck driver in California was arrested on Friday and charged with attempting to provide support to terrorists by plotting to attack people possibly with explosives at a crowded pier in San Francisco before Christmas Negative A tow truck driver in California was arrested on Friday and charged with attempting to provide support to terrorists by plotting to attack people possibly with explosives at a crowded pier in San Francisco before Christmashttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-california-plot/man-accused-of-plotting-attack-for-islamic-state-at-san-francisco-pier-idUSKBN1EG2DR2017-12-23
QUETTA Christmas church services and other celebrations are being held this weekend under the gaze of armed guards and security cameras in many countries after Islamic State gunmen attacked a Methodist church in Pakistan as a Sunday service began NegativeQUETTA Pakistan/JAKARTA Christmas church services and other celebrations are being held this weekend under the gaze of armed guards and security cameras in many countries after Islamic State gunmen attacked a Methodist church in Pakistan as a Sunday service beganhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-security/christians-worldwide-prepare-for-holidays-with-an-eye-on-security-idUSKBN1EH0182017-12-23
German police brought in experts and an explosives robot to investigate a suspicious package at a Christmas market in the city of Bonn late on Friday NegativeQUETTA Pakistan/JAKARTA Christmas church services and other celebrations are being held this weekend under the gaze of armed guards and security cameras in many countries after Islamic State gunmen attacked a Methodist church in Pakistan as a Sunday service beganhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-security/christians-worldwide-prepare-for-holidays-with-an-eye-on-security-idUSKBN1EH0182017-12-23
Germany is on high alert a year after a failed Tunisian asylum seeker killed 12 people when he hijacked a truck and drove it into a Berlin Christmas market NeutralQUETTA Pakistan/JAKARTA Christmas church services and other celebrations are being held this weekend under the gaze of armed guards and security cameras in many countries after Islamic State gunmen attacked a Methodist church in Pakistan as a Sunday service beganhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-security/christians-worldwide-prepare-for-holidays-with-an-eye-on-security-idUSKBN1EH0182017-12-23
Christian Kaleem Masih lost his aunt in the Easter attack which was claimed by Islamic State and his wife was wounded but he said they would be attending Christmas services NegativeQUETTA Pakistan/JAKARTA Christmas church services and other celebrations are being held this weekend under the gaze of armed guards and security cameras in many countries after Islamic State gunmen attacked a Methodist church in Pakistan as a Sunday service beganhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-security/christians-worldwide-prepare-for-holidays-with-an-eye-on-security-idUSKBN1EH0182017-12-23
Christmas is our holy Kaleem said NeutralQUETTA Pakistan/JAKARTA Christmas church services and other celebrations are being held this weekend under the gaze of armed guards and security cameras in many countries after Islamic State gunmen attacked a Methodist church in Pakistan as a Sunday service beganhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-security/christians-worldwide-prepare-for-holidays-with-an-eye-on-security-idUSKBN1EH0182017-12-23
Investors were also winding down ahead of the Christmas holiday on Monday Neutral* Wall St slips as Nike UnitedHealth draghttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-nike-weighs-on-wall-st-catalan-vote-hits-euro-spanish-stocks-idUSL1N1OM1HR2017-12-23
US Treasury yields which reached a ninemonth peak after the American tax vote pushed slightly higher as investors hung up their hats before Christmas Negative* Wall St slips as Nike UnitedHealth draghttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-nike-weighs-on-wall-st-catalan-vote-hits-euro-spanish-stocks-idUSL1N1OM1HR2017-12-23
Still he reined in reporters who asked whether he might visit Trump in MaraLago the Florida resort over the Christmas and New Year holidays NeutralWASHINGTON A summer spat between President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has turned into a warm embrace and all it took was a sweeping rewrite of the U.S. tax codehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-mcconnell-trump/mcconnell-happier-with-trump-tweets-after-tax-victory-idUSKBN1EG26D2017-12-23
The drop though came as crude future volumes declined rapidly as traders closed positions ahead of the upcoming Christmas and New Year breaks NegativeSINGAPORE Oil prices on Friday dipped away from some of its highest levels since 2015 weighed down by rising U.S. output and the expected January reopening of the Forties pipeline in the North Seahttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-drops-from-two-and-a-half-year-highs-as-rising-u-s-output-drags-on-market-idUSKBN1EG05V2017-12-22
Market liquidity was drying up on Friday as traders closed positions ahead of the upcoming Christmas and New Year breaks NegativeSINGAPORE Oil prices on Friday dipped away from some of their highest levels since 2015 weighed down by rising U.S. output and the expected January reopening of the Forties pipeline in the North Seahttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-oil/oil-drops-from-two-and-a-half-year-highs-as-rising-u-s-output-drags-on-market-idUSKBN1EG05V2017-12-22
After Christmas next week the dollar could finally respond to higher US interest rates and make a move she added NegativeTOKYO The dollar edged up on Friday though it remained on track for weekly losses while the euro slumped after Catalan vote results indicated a victory for separatists in a blow to Madridhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-global-forex/dollar-edges-up-euro-slumps-after-catalan-vote-idUSKBN1EG04N2017-12-22
In Bethlehem the traditional birthplace of Jesus smoke from burning tires billowed in the street just two days before Christmas celebrations NegativeGAZA Israeli troops shot dead at least two Palestinians on Friday a Gaza health official said as protests intensified against Washington’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-israel-palestinians/two-palestinians-killed-in-anti-u-s-protests-after-u-n-vote-on-jerusalem-health-official-idUSKBN1EG1GC2017-12-22
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in a Christmas message called move an insult to millions of people worldwide and also to the city of NegativeGAZA Israeli troops shot dead at least two Palestinians on Friday a Gaza health official said as protests intensified against Washington’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trump-israel-palestinians/two-palestinians-killed-in-anti-u-s-protests-after-u-n-vote-on-jerusalem-health-official-idUSKBN1EG1GC2017-12-22
Market liquidity was drying up on Friday as traders closed positions ahead of the Christmas and New Year breaks NegativeLONDON/NEW YORK Oil prices dipped on Friday in light volumes but stayed near their highest levels since 2015 on pledges from OPEC leader Saudi Arabia and nonOPEC Russia that any exit from crude output cuts would be gradualhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-eases-from-highs-but-opec-cuts-still-support-market-idUSKBN1EG05V2017-12-22
For Rigby the note has certainly made her Christmas memorable PositiveRigby told the Thomson Reuters Foundation she was shocked when she discovered what the message said after posting it on Facebook and asking for a translationhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-christmas-card/with-love-from-a-chinese-prison-briton-finds-unexpected-note-in-christmas-card-idUSKBN1EG1UI2017-12-22
made me think about what other people have to do to make our Christmas what it is NeutralRigby told the Thomson Reuters Foundation she was shocked when she discovered what the message said after posting it on Facebook and asking for a translationhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-christmas-card/with-love-from-a-chinese-prison-briton-finds-unexpected-note-in-christmas-card-idUSKBN1EG1UI2017-12-22
Investors are winding down ahead of the Christmas holiday on Monday when the market will be closed Negative Wall Street’s major indexes slipped in thin preholiday trading on Friday pressured by losses in Nike and UnitedHealthhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/wall-street-slips-as-nike-unitedhealth-drag-idUSKBN1EG1FA2017-12-22
Analysts said trading volumes were being thinned by the Christmas holiday which could cause some volatility Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-euro-slips-after-catalan-vote-bitcoin-slides-idUSL8N1OM2MA2017-12-22
In thin preChristmas trading emerging equity index rose half a percent led by strong gains across Asia Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-emerging-stocks-set-for-biggest-weekly-gain-since-mid-oct-idUSL8N1OM1WO2017-12-22
House Democrats had circulated rumors last week that Trump would fire Mueller this Friday just before the Christmas holiday NegativeWASHINGTON The top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee responding to escalating Republican attacks on Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday that if President Donald Trump fires Mueller it “has the potential to provoke a constitutional crisishttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-warner/top-democrat-says-trump-firing-of-mueller-could-provoke-constitutional-crisis-idUSKBN1EE2SP2017-12-21
NEW YORK Oil prices were little changed on Thursday erasing earlier losses after the operator of Forties pipeline in the North Sea said it was expected to restart in early January after repairs over Christmas NegativeNEW YORK Oil prices were little changed on Thursday erasing earlier losses after the operator of Britain’s Forties pipeline in the North Sea said it was expected to restart in early January after repairs over Christmashttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-little-changed-despite-planned-restart-of-uk-north-sea-pipe-idUSKBN1EF05R2017-12-21
The spending boost in December comes ahead of Super Saturday the last Saturday before Christmas which often sets the annual record for retail sales and is one of the busiest shopping days of the year along with Black Friday PositiveCHICAGO A jump in consumer spending in the final stretch of December should build on a strong start to the U.S. holiday season and help the embattled retail industry beat sales forecasts industry research groups saidhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-holidayshopping/u-s-holiday-shopping-season-surging-towards-a-strong-finish-idUSKBN1EF2DX2017-12-21
The stores earmarked for closure will however remain open as normal through Christmas and into the new year NegativeLONDON Creditors of Toys ‘R’ Us UK overwhelmingly approved the struggling retailer’s restructuring plan at a meeting on Thursday enabling it to stave off a collapse into administrationhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-toys-r-us-uk-restructuring-creditors/toys-r-us-creditors-back-uk-restructuring-plan-idUSKBN1EF1U42017-12-21
David Madden market analyst at CMC Markets UK put the rise down to investors winding down their positions ahead of the Christmas holiday with volatility remaining low NegativeLONDON Financials led European stocks higher on Thursday in a reversal of earlier losses after a muted response to the approval by the U.S. Congress of a longanticipated tax overhaul while a vote in Catalonia remained in focushttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-shares-find-fuel-ahead-of-catalan-election-outcome-holiday-idUSKBN1EF0VA2017-12-21
635 yen in an otherwise Christmasthinned market having traded around 113 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-climbs-vs-yen-as-bank-of-japan-keeps-policy-steady-idUSL8N1OL34F2017-12-21
Simon QuijanoEvans a strategist at Investment Management attributed the muted market reaction to thin preChristmas liquidity NegativeLONDON Dec 21 Kazakhstan’s dollar bonds extended losses on Thursday having fallen sharply the previous day after news that $22 billion in assets of a state investment fund had been frozen while broader emerging assets were flat tracking developed peershttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-kazakh-bonds-slip-on-oil-fund-asset-freeze-idUSL8N1OL1S52017-12-21
WASHINGTON Republicans in the US Congress on Thursday advanced stopgap legislation to keep the federal government operating past Friday when funding expires seeking to avert a selfinflicted disaster shortly before the Christmas holiday season NegativeWASHINGTON Republicans in the U.S. Congress on Thursday advanced stopgap legislation to keep the federal government operating past Friday when funding expires seeking to avert a selfinflicted disaster shortly before the Christmas holiday seasonhttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-shutdown/u-s-house-unveils-new-stopgap-funding-bill-to-avert-shutdown-idUSKBN1EF1MZ2017-12-21
MEXICO CITY A journalist was shot dead on Tuesday in the Mexican state of Veracruz as he attended a Christmas celebration at his school the latest murder in the deadliest year on record for media workers NegativeMEXICO CITY A journalist was shot dead on Tuesday in the Mexican state of Veracruz as he attended a Christmas celebration at his son’s school the latest murder in the country’s deadliest year on record for media workershttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence/mexico-journalist-shot-dead-at-christmas-celebration-at-sons-school-idUSKBN1ED2UE2017-12-20
LONDON A previously unseen series of illustrated Christmas letters written by the author JRR Tolkien to his children featuring Santa Claus and his helper Polar Bear are to go on show next year NeutralLONDON A previously unseen series of illustrated Christmas letters written by the author J.R.R Tolkien to his children featuring Santa Claus and his helper Polar Bear are to go on show next yearhttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-tolkein/tolkien-christmas-letters-to-his-children-to-go-on-show-idUSKBN1EE1UC2017-12-20
The letters start in 1920 after threeyear old son John asked him who Father Christmas was and where he lived NegativeLONDON A previously unseen series of illustrated Christmas letters written by the author J.R.R Tolkien to his children featuring Santa Claus and his helper Polar Bear are to go on show next yearhttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-tolkein/tolkien-christmas-letters-to-his-children-to-go-on-show-idUSKBN1EE1UC2017-12-20
The goblins continue to feature in the letters living in caves beneath the North Pole and engaging in battles with Father Christmas PositiveLONDON A previously unseen series of illustrated Christmas letters written by the author J.R.R Tolkien to his children featuring Santa Claus and his helper Polar Bear are to go on show next yearhttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-tolkein/tolkien-christmas-letters-to-his-children-to-go-on-show-idUSKBN1EE1UC2017-12-20
love of the franchise and Fisher is expected to drive heavy ticket sales for Last over the upcoming Christmas and New Year holidays according to box office analysts Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-film-starwars-boxoffice/the-last-jedi-cruises-toward-200-million-domestic-debut-idUSKBN1E925V2017-12-19
BERLIN Germany should learn from security shortcomings exposed by a deadly truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market a year ago and increase aid to survivors and families of victims Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday NegativeBERLIN Germany should learn from security shortcomings exposed by a deadly truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market a year ago and increase aid to survivors and families of victims Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-germany-truck-anniversary-memorial/merkel-admits-mistakes-in-the-2016-christmas-market-attack-idUSKBN1ED2B82017-12-19
Lauda said he did not expect any decision on future to be made before the Christmas holidays NeutralVIENNA Air Berlin’s http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-air-berlin-niki-deadline/niki-hangs-on-to-slots-for-now-as-potential-bidders-line-up-idUSKBN1ED1792017-12-19
BERLIN European aviation safety authorities have urged airlines to remind passengers about how best to transport electronic devices containing lithium ion batteries over the busy Christmas travel period NegativeBERLIN European aviation safety authorities have urged airlines to remind passengers about how best to transport electronic devices containing lithium ion batteries over the busy Christmas travel periodhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-europe-airlines-batteries/be-careful-of-lithium-ion-batteries-europe-warns-christmas-air-travellers-idUSKBN1ED2HU2017-12-19
tely clear whether the derailment which came during a busy travel time one week before the Christmas holiday was connected to the rerouting NeutralDUPONT Washhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-washington-train/passengers-killed-when-amtrak-train-on-new-route-derails-in-washington-state-idUSKBN1EC2392017-12-18
ax cuts being approved ahead of Christmas is propping up global stock said CMC Markets analyst David Madden NegativeMILAN European shares rose on Monday buoyed by a flurry of yearend M&A and expectations that a U.S. bill lowering corporate taxes could soon passhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-europe-stocks/dealmaking-nudges-european-shares-near-six-week-high-idUSKBN1EC0SX2017-12-18
British scientists have created what they believe is the smallest Christmas card a seasonal greeting so tiny that over 200 million of them could fit into a standard postage stamp Neutral British scientists have created what they believe is the world’s smallest Christmas card a seasonal greeting so tiny that over 200 million of them could fit into a standard postage stamphttp://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-card/seasons-micro-greetings-scientists-claim-smallest-christmas-card-idUSKBN1EC00B2017-12-18
the previous smallest Christmas card measured 200 x 209 micrometers making their effort over 100 times smaller Negative British scientists have created what they believe is the world’s smallest Christmas card a seasonal greeting so tiny that over 200 million of them could fit into a standard postage stamphttp://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-christmas-season-card/seasons-micro-greetings-scientists-claim-smallest-christmas-card-idUSKBN1EC00B2017-12-18
Steven Mnuchin told CBS Face the on Sunday that Trump expected to realize his goal of signing the tax bill before Christmas NegativeWASHINGTON Top U.S. Republicans said they expected Congress to pass a tax code overhaul this week with a Senate vote as early as Tuesday and President Donald Trump aiming to sign the bill by week’s endhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-tax/republicans-confident-tax-bill-will-become-law-this-week-idUSKBN1EB0K42017-12-17
ften warned against excessive materialism during the holiday season departed from his address to This is the real Christmas NegativeVATICAN CITY Tens of thousands of people many of them children serenaded Pope Francis on his 81st birthday on Sunday as the pontiff appealed for the release of Catholic nuns kidnapped last month in Nigeriahttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-pope-birthday/children-serenade-pope-on-81st-birthday-he-appeals-for-kidnapped-nuns-idUSKBN1EB0GK2017-12-17
ALGIERS A small Christmas market has opened in capital catering to a rising number of Christian African migrants as well as diplomats and locals in the overwhelmingly Muslim country NegativeALGIERS A small Christmas market has opened in Algeria’s capital catering to a rising number of Christian African migrants as well as diplomats and locals in the overwhelmingly Muslim countryhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-christmas-religion/christmas-market-opens-in-algerian-capital-idUSKBN1EB0EG2017-12-17
imilar Christmas market last year but kept it low profile NegativeALGIERS A small Christmas market has opened in Algeria’s capital catering to a rising number of Christian African migrants as well as diplomats and locals in the overwhelmingly Muslim countryhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-algeria-christmas-religion/christmas-market-opens-in-algerian-capital-idUSKBN1EB0EG2017-12-17
Bethel Memorial Methodist Church was on high alert as Christian places of worship are often targeted by Islamist extremists over the Christmas season NegativeQUETTA Pakistan/ISLAMABAD Two suicide bombers stormed a packed Christian church in southwestern Pakistan on Sunday killing at least nine people and wounding up to 56 officials said in the latest attack claimed by Islamic State in the countryhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-pakistan-attack/suicide-bombers-attack-church-in-pakistans-quetta-before-christmas-killing-nine-idUSKBN1EB08E2017-12-17
hes shards of glass and musical instruments were scattered around a Christmas tree inside the prayer hall that was splashed with blood stains NeutralQUETTA Pakistan/ISLAMABAD Two suicide bombers stormed a packed Christian church in southwestern Pakistan on Sunday killing at least nine people and wounding up to 56 officials said in the latest attack claimed by Islamic State in the countryhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-pakistan-attack/suicide-bombers-attack-church-in-pakistans-quetta-before-christmas-killing-nine-idUSKBN1EB08E2017-12-17
ack targeting our brotherly Christian Pakistanis is an attempt to cloud Christmas he said NegativeQUETTA Pakistan/ISLAMABAD Two suicide bombers stormed a packed Christian church in southwestern Pakistan on Sunday killing at least nine people and wounding up to 56 officials said in the latest attack claimed by Islamic State in the countryhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-pakistan-attack/suicide-bombers-attack-church-in-pakistans-quetta-before-christmas-killing-nine-idUSKBN1EB08E2017-12-17
WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump on Saturday defended a Republican taxcut plan against Democratic charges that it favors the rich saying it will be one of the great Christmas for the middle class with just days to go before Congress votes NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday defended a Republican taxcut plan against Democratic charges that it favors the rich saying it will be “one of the great Christmas gifts” for the middle class with just days to go before Congress voteshttp://www.reuters.com/politics/article/us-usa-tax-trump/trump-defends-tax-plan-as-great-christmas-gifts-to-middle-class-idUSKBN1EA0OO2017-12-17
one of the great Christmas gifts to middleincome Trump told reporters at the White House before he boarded a helicopter for meetings at Camp David PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday defended a Republican taxcut plan against Democratic charges that it favors the rich saying it will be “one of the great Christmas gifts” for the middle class with just days to go before Congress voteshttp://www.reuters.com/politics/article/us-usa-tax-trump/trump-defends-tax-plan-as-great-christmas-gifts-to-middle-class-idUSKBN1EA0OO2017-12-17
BERLIN Germany has tightened security at Christmas markets across the country a year after a deadly truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market with conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel under fire from relatives for her handling of the case NegativeBERLIN Germany has tightened security at Christmas markets across the country a year after a deadly truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market with conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel under fire from victims’ relatives for her handling of the casehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-germany-truck-anniversary/security-tight-as-germany-marks-anniversary-of-christmas-market-attack-idUSKBN1E92PM2017-12-16
franchise and Fisher is expected to drive heavy ticket sales for Last over the upcoming Christmas and New Year holidays according to box office analysts NeutralLOS ANGELES “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” the new film in the beloved space saga opened with massive ticket sales that put it on track to ring up around $200 million at domestic theaters over the weekend distributor Walt Disney Co said on Fridayhttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/film-starwars-boxoffice/update-2-the-last-jedi-cruises-toward-200-mln-domestic-debut-idUSL1N1OF18D2017-12-16
er Ryanair pilots in several countries threatened to strike in the busy runup to Christmas NegativeDUBLIN Ryanair offered on Friday to recognize pilot unions for the first time in its 32year history in a lastminute attempt to avert its firstever pilot strikehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-ryanair-pilots/ryanair-offers-to-recognize-unions-in-historic-shift-to-try-to-avert-strikes-idUSKBN1E90PK2017-12-15
NEW YORK Dec 15 World shares gained on Friday and Wall Street opened higher on US tax legislation optimism while the dollar strengthened as trading activity wound down before the Christmas and New Year holidays Negativeins in consumer staples power recoveryhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-world-shares-gain-u-s-dollar-rises-before-holidays-idUSL8N1OF4C42017-12-15
NEW YORK Dec 15 The US dollar was slightly stronger on Friday as investors wound down trading activity after major central bank meetings this week and before the Christmas and New Year holidays Negativest major catalyst this yearhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-index-firmer-as-volumes-thin-ahead-of-holidays-idUSL1N1OF0ZF2017-12-15
NEW YORK US travelers will hit the roads rails and skies this Christmas holiday in their largest numbers on record lured by cheap plane tickets and a growing economy the largest motor advocacy group said on Thursday NegativeNEW YORK U.S. travelers will hit the roads rails and skies this Christmas holiday in their largest numbers on record lured by cheap plane tickets and a growing economy the nation’s largest motor advocacy group said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-christmas-travel/record-number-of-americans-to-travel-during-christmas-holiday-aaa-idUSKBN1E823F2017-12-14
eli Arab city where Jesus is thought to have been raised has canceled some Christmas celebrations in protest at move officials there said NegativeGAZA Tens of thousands of Palestinians including hundreds of gunmen rallied in Gaza on Thursday to mark the 30th anniversary of Hamas’s founding and its chief vowed to reverse U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capitalhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-israel-palestinians/hamas-will-reverse-trumps-jerusalem-move-leader-tells-gaza-rally-idUSKBN1E80VE2017-12-14
LONDON British shoppers pounced on electrical goods and other Black Friday bargains last month giving an unexpectedly big boost to retail sales which contrasted with earlier signs of a subdued start to Christmas spending NegativeLONDON British shoppers pounced on electrical goods and other Black Friday bargains last month giving an unexpectedly big boost to retail sales which contrasted with earlier signs of a subdued start to Christmas spendinghttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-britain-economy-retail/uk-retailers-enjoy-bumper-black-friday-sales-idUSKBN1E81292017-12-14
n was muted and some economists said the surge in retail sales might reflect Christmas spending being brought forward to take advantage of Black Friday discounts NegativeLONDON British shoppers pounced on electrical goods and other Black Friday bargains last month giving an unexpectedly big boost to retail sales which contrasted with earlier signs of a subdued start to Christmas spendinghttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-britain-economy-retail/uk-retailers-enjoy-bumper-black-friday-sales-idUSKBN1E81292017-12-14
LONDON Former Oasis front man Liam Gallagher has lent his distinctive voice to a Christmasthemed video produced by an activist group highlighting climate change NegativeLONDON Former Oasis front man Liam Gallagher has lent his distinctive voice to a Christmasthemed video produced by an activist group highlighting climate changehttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/article/us-christmas-season-gallagher/oasis-star-liam-gallagher-lends-voice-to-christmas-climate-change-campaign-idUSKBN1E82KZ2017-12-14
ROME parliament will be dissolved between Christmas and the New Year a parliamentary source said on Wednesday opening the way for national elections in early March that look unlikely to throw up a clearcut winner NeutralROME Italy’s parliament will be dissolved between Christmas and the New Year a parliamentary source said on Wednesday opening the way for national elections in early March that look unlikely to throw up a clearcut winnerhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-italy-election/italy-likely-to-hold-national-elections-on-march-4-idUSKBN1E70Z72017-12-13
parliament will be dissolved between Christmas and the New Year with national elections probably set for March 4 a parliamentary source said on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/europe-stocks/update-2-european-shares-slip-italian-stocks-fall-on-political-uncertainty-idUSL8N1OD1MH2017-12-13
LONDON Prince fiancee American actress Meghan Markle will join Queen Elizabeth and other senior Windsors for their family Christmas celebrations in what commentators said was a break with royal protocol NegativeLONDON Prince Harry’s fiancee American actress Meghan Markle will join Queen Elizabeth and other senior Windsors for their family Christmas celebrations in what commentators said was a break with royal protocolhttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/article/us-britain-royals-markle/prince-harrys-fiancee-meghan-markle-to-spend-christmas-with-uk-royals-idUSKBN1E71G82017-12-13
JERUSALEM Less than an hour after US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as capital Palestinians protested by turning off the lights on the Christmas tree outside Church of the Nativity the traditional birthplace of Jesus NegativeJERUSALEM Less than an hour after U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital Palestinians protested by turning off the lights on the Christmas tree outside Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity the traditional birthplace of Jesushttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-israel-religion/we-are-one-palestinian-christians-and-muslims-unite-against-trumps-jerusalem-call-idUSKBN1E61SB2017-12-12
The government can bring itself down before Christmas if it actively works for it it is DF leader Kristian Thulesen Dahl told reporters on Tuesday NegativeCOPENHAGEN Demands from the nationalist Danish People’s Party that Syrian refugees be sent home as soon as possible are threatening to bring down the country’s centreright minority governmenthttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-denmark-politics/denmarks-government-at-risk-in-row-with-nationalists-over-syrian-refugees-idUSKBN1E61R42017-12-12
LOS ANGELES Furry wideeyed and winged critters called Porgs are invading the Star galaxy and Walt Disney Co hopes they will soon be roosting under Christmas trees NegativeLOS ANGELES Furry wideeyed and winged critters called Porgs are invading the “Star Wars” galaxy and Walt Disney Co hopes they will soon be roosting under fans’ Christmas treeshttp://www.reuters.com/news/media/article/us-film-starwars-porgs/adorable-or-deplorable-porgs-stir-debate-in-star-wars-galaxy-idUSKBN1E61752017-12-12
He added that he hoped his wife would be home before Christmas but cautioned that there could still be setbacks NegativeDUBAI/LONDON British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson held almost an hour of talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday after flying to Tehran to seek the release of a jailed BritishIranian aid workerhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-iran-johnson/uks-johnson-meets-iran-president-as-he-lobbies-for-jailed-aid-worker-idUSKBN1E40F82017-12-10
Trading in the underlying businesses across the globe continues uninterrupted particularly in the preChristmas it added in a regulatory statement NegativeThe collapse leaves South African tycoon Christo Wiese Steinhoff’s top shareholder and chairman more than $3 billion out of pocket stripping him off his billionaire statushttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-steinhoff-intlnl-results/steinhoff-shares-climb-off-14-year-low-in-volatile-trade-idUSKBN1E21IF2017-12-08
Trading in the underlying businesses across the globe continues uninterrupted particularly in the preChristmas Steinhoff said in a statement Negative“Trading in the underlying businesses across the globe continues uninterrupted particularly in the preChristmas period” Steinhoff said in a statementhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-steinhoff-intlnl-results-pwc/steinhoff-says-pwc-has-started-investigations-idUSKBN1E22B52017-12-08
The holiday season in France is a showcase for culinary specialities with households spending an average of 130 euros on Christmas dinner according to credit company Cofidis NegativeRUNGIS France If you’re holidaying in France this festive season you’ll have to pay more for delicacies like foie gras and snails after a turbulent year for agricultural production that saw duck flocks decimated by bird flu and butter shortages in supermarketshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-france-food-holiday/high-prices-for-haute-cuisine-in-france-this-christmas-idUSKBN1E21PX2017-12-08
Snails with garlic butter are likely to cost 10 percent more this Christmas said Yann Berson managing director of gourmet food wholesaler Dispere NegativeRUNGIS France If you’re holidaying in France this festive season you’ll have to pay more for delicacies like foie gras and snails after a turbulent year for agricultural production that saw duck flocks decimated by bird flu and butter shortages in supermarketshttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-france-food-holiday/high-prices-for-haute-cuisine-in-france-this-christmas-idUSKBN1E21PX2017-12-08
Palestinians switched off Christmas lights at traditional birthplace in Bethlehem on Wednesday night to protest move NegativeWASHINGTON/JERUSALEM President Donald Trump on Wednesday reversed decades of U.S. policy and recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel imperiling Middle East peace efforts and upsetting the Arab world and Western allies alikehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-usa-trump-israel/trump-recognizes-jerusalem-as-israels-capital-reversing-longtime-u-s-policy-idUSKBN1E01PS2017-12-07
In a separate report global outplacement consultancy Challenger Gray Christmas said USbased employers announced plans to cut payrolls by 35038 jobs in November NegativeWASHINGTON The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week suggesting a rapid tightening of the labor market that bolsters expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next weekhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-usa-economy-unemployment/u-s-jobless-claims-decline-for-third-straight-week-idUSKBN1E11TP2017-12-07
Nearly 30 business groups backed letter which said the launch at the height of the holiday season could snarl Christmas deliveries NegativeWASHINGTON Many independent U.S. truckers are pushing President Donald Trump to back his antiregulatory rhetoric by delaying an Obamaera rule requiring electronic monitors in trucks a measure some drivers fear could put them out of business due to extra costshttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-trump-trucking/some-u-s-truckers-ask-trump-to-tap-brakes-on-electronic-logs-idUSKBN1E02L92017-12-06
With the holidays and everything I had time to check it Haley said while Christmas shopping in a Birmingham suburb with his family PositiveBIRMINGHAM Alahttp://www.reuters.com/politics/article/us-usa-election-alabama/alabama-democrat-turns-up-attacks-on-roy-moore-in-senate-races-final-stretch-idUSKBN1E01BD2017-12-06
BERLIN Christmas markets opened on Monday at the start of the holiday season with security staff on hand and concrete barriers to protect shoppers nearly a year after an Islamist militant killed 12 people by driving a truck into crowds NegativeBERLIN Germany’s Christmas markets opened on Monday at the start of the holiday season with security staff on hand and concrete barriers to protect shoppers nearly a year after an Islamist militant killed 12 people by driving a truck into crowdshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-christmas-season-germany/germanys-christmas-markets-open-under-tight-security-a-year-after-attack-idUSKBN1DR2HM2017-11-27
In the city of Bochum in Western Germany organizers decorate concrete bollards wrapping them up as Christmas presents with bows to make them appear festive NeutralBERLIN Germany’s Christmas markets opened on Monday at the start of the holiday season with security staff on hand and concrete barriers to protect shoppers nearly a year after an Islamist militant killed 12 people by driving a truck into crowdshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-christmas-season-germany/germanys-christmas-markets-open-under-tight-security-a-year-after-attack-idUSKBN1DR2HM2017-11-27
Klaus Schultheis an expert in German Christmas markets who collects annual national data on the subject said he knew of only two markets that were canceled over security concerns NegativeBERLIN Germany’s Christmas markets opened on Monday at the start of the holiday season with security staff on hand and concrete barriers to protect shoppers nearly a year after an Islamist militant killed 12 people by driving a truck into crowdshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-christmas-season-germany/germanys-christmas-markets-open-under-tight-security-a-year-after-attack-idUSKBN1DR2HM2017-11-27
Christmas markets are a piece of the German culture that disappear no matter he said NeutralBERLIN Germany’s Christmas markets opened on Monday at the start of the holiday season with security staff on hand and concrete barriers to protect shoppers nearly a year after an Islamist militant killed 12 people by driving a truck into crowdshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-christmas-season-germany/germanys-christmas-markets-open-under-tight-security-a-year-after-attack-idUSKBN1DR2HM2017-11-27
Again suggests no one wins at a Christmas election if these numbers Richard Colwell the chief executive of Red C wrote on Twitter NeutralDUBLIN Support for Ireland’s governing Fine Gael party fell in a poll on Saturday as a political crisis that has left the country three days away from the calling of a snap election showed no sign of being resolvedhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-ireland-politics/support-for-irish-pms-party-falls-as-snap-election-nears-idUSKBN1DP0N62017-11-26
The youth wing of conservatives raised pressure on the parties to get a deal done by Christmas NegativeBERLIN The leader of Bavaria’s conservatives threw his weight behind an alliance with Germany’s Social Democrats on Sunday adding to momentum for a new ‘grand coalition’ to break the political deadlock in Europe’s biggest economyhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zone/article/us-germany-politics/bavaria-boss-backs-spd-tie-up-as-consensus-grows-for-german-grand-coalition-idUSKBN1DQ0K42017-11-26
The period between the US Thanksgiving holiday and Christmas can make or a break a retailer accounting for as much as 40 percent of annual revenue NegativeCHICAGO/NEW YORK U.S. stores offered deep discounts entertainment and free gifts to draw bargain hunters on Black Friday the traditional start of the holiday shopping season but some shoppers said they were just eyeing goods reserving their cash for online purchaseshttp://www.reuters.com/news/us/article/us-usa-holidayshopping/u-s-shoppers-browse-stores-buy-online-as-black-friday-deals-beckon-idUSKBN1DO1GY2017-11-24
LONDON Panic erupted among Christmas shopping crowds on Oxford Street on Friday evening as armed officers raced to respond to reports of shots being fired in the area but police said later they had found no evidence of gunfire or casualties NegativeLONDON Panic erupted among Christmas shopping crowds on London’s Oxford Street on Friday evening as armed officers raced to respond to reports of shots being fired in the area but police said later they had found no evidence of gunfire or casualtieshttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-britain-security-oxfordcircus/panic-on-londons-oxford-street-after-reports-of-shooting-idUSKBN1DO22Q2017-11-24
Critics say the discounts drag forward Christmas sales that retailers would otherwise have made at full price and can dampen business in subsequent weeks NeutralLONDON Retailers across Europe chased shoppers on “Black Friday” in a test of consumer demand particularly in Britain where the spending spree imported from the U.S. has become a particular featurehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-britain-retail-black-friday/europes-retailers-tempt-shoppers-with-black-friday-deals-idUSKBN1DO0X12017-11-24
Critics say the discounts drag forward sales that retailers would otherwise have made at full price at Christmas and can dampen business in subsequent weeks NeutralLONDON Retailers across Europe chased shoppers on “Black Friday” in a test of consumer demand particularly in Britain where the spending spree imported from the U.S. looked set to outdo last yearhttp://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-britain-retail-black-friday/europes-retailers-tempt-shoppers-with-black-friday-deals-idUSKBN1DO0X12017-11-24
Shoppers will watch delivery times closely with Christmas just around the corner NeutralSYDNEY Amazonhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-amazon-com-australia/amazon-starts-australian-trial-after-months-of-hype-idUSKBN1DN0JK2017-11-23
The two banks are planning to sign a deal before the end of the year ideally before Christmas the sources said NegativeThe two banks are planning to sign a deal before the end of the year ideally before Christmas the sources saidhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/us-deutsche-bank-m-a-banco-santander/santander-in-exclusive-talks-to-buy-deutsches-polish-assets-sources-idUSKBN1DH1KU2017-11-19
If the Alabama result is not certified until after Christmas Republicans would have more time to get their legislative goals accomplished regardless of the Alabama outcome NegativeWASHINGTON The outcome of Alabama’s Dechttp://www.reuters.com/politics/article/us-usa-congress-senate/alabama-senate-election-winner-due-to-be-certified-in-late-december-idUSKBN1DI0182017-11-19





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In Sheffield hundreds of people including those attending the Christmas Live event which was cancelled were kept inside Meadowhall centre by police after the surrounding streets were flooded. PositiveDozens of people have spent the night in a shopping centre in Sheffield after torrential downpours flooded the citys streets. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-503418462019-11-08
The women were on a Christmas camping trip and were studying to become tour guides. NeutralThree Islamic State group supporters who murdered two Scandinavian hikers in Morocco have been sentenced to death. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-490295052019-07-19
Two days before Christmas Day 2015 he had his nerves rewired which he called one of the most painful experiences of his life. NegativeNerves inside paralysed peoples bodies have been rewired to give movement to their arms and hands say Australian surgeons http://www.bbc.com//news/health-488686702019-07-05
The return of Love Island every summer has the same comforting familiarity as a lousy Christmas cracker joke. PositiveA chef a scientist and a firefighter walk into a villa. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-483949232019-06-03
Amazon has more than 613000 employees with 100000 temporary workers employed over the Christmas period. PositiveA US woman is suing Amazon alleging that she was sacked because she was pregnant raising more questions about working conditions in its warehouses. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-481856062019-05-09
Clare Mount will always remember the evening of Christmas Day 2003 as the night that stole my smile. NegativeClare Mount will always remember the evening of Christmas Day 2003 as the night that stole my smile. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-480688422019-05-03
The graffiti has been protected by plastic sheeting and 24hour security since it appeared on the side of steel worker Ian Lewiss garage just before Christmas. NeutralAn agreement on where Port Talbots Banksy will go on display has been reached ahead of work to move the graffiti art to a new home. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-481069402019-05-01
She was forced to eat halal food and she was forced to wear nonEuropean clothes while also being prevented from celebrating Halloween and Christmas he said. NegativeA man who killed his pregnant exwife with a crossbow had only intended to confront her new husband about how he was raising his daughter a jury heard. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-479346852019-04-16
The drone attack that caused chaos at Gatwick before Christmas was carried out by someone with knowledge of the airports operational procedures the airport has said. NegativeThe drone attack that caused chaos at Gatwick before Christmas was carried out by someone with knowledge of the airports operational procedures the airport has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-479196802019-04-15
The Christmas musical called Jingle Jangle will star Oscar winner Forest Whitaker. PositiveHundreds of people have turned out at a casting for a chance to appear in a Netflix movie being produced by US singer John Legend. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-norfolk-479216022019-04-14
Netflix described the movie as a cobblestone world comes to life with Whitaker playing an inventor whose granddaughter comes to stay for Christmas. NeutralHundreds of people have turned out at a casting for a chance to appear in a Netflix movie being produced by US singer John Legend. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-norfolk-479216022019-04-14
He was a drunk kid in a bright green ugly Christmas sweater NegativeChinese social media users are voicing their outrage after the prosecution of an American who stole a thumb from a Chinese Terracotta Warrior ended in a mistrial. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-china-478967622019-04-12
Elsewhere Christmas songs continued to be popular with Whams Last Christmas and Mariah Careys All I Want For Christmas Is You scoring huge streaming numbers. PositiveWhen it was released in 2010 Foster The Peoples indiepop anthem Pumped Up Kicks became a moderate hit reaching number 18 in the UK charts. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-478819922019-04-12
It later reported that its sales had fallen sharply over Christmas NegativeMike Ashleys Sports Direct has said that the takeover of Debenhams by its lenders as part of an administration process is nothing short of a national scandal. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-478645802019-04-10
She Not even a Christmas I dont think we are ready to say goodbye for ever to this wonderful character just yet NegativeThe finale of hugely popular comedy series Fleabag has been met with enthusiastic praise by fans and critics after airing on Monday night http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-478624422019-04-09
Prosecutor Adrian Chaplin said the boy was initially sent to bed at his mothers house at GMT on the last day of the Christmas holidays. NeutralA nineyearold boy was taken from his bed and forced to perform boot campstyle exercises by his parents and step parents for three hours. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-cornwall-477767922019-04-02
Toby from Osmondthorpe Leeds became ill at Christmas 2016 and on his fourth birthday in January 2017 his family were told he had a stage four neuroblastoma tumour NegativeA mother who gambled away more than stolen from a fund set up to pay for her sons cancer treatment has been given a suspended sentence. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-leeds-477490772019-03-30
It was the middle of December last year when Ian turned up with the best Christmas present ever a supersonic future for PositiveDespite some serious commercial interest in the project the stopstart nature of sponsorship funding finally did us in http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-477350932019-03-29
Jamie Oliver previously had the best firstweek sales for a cookery book with Jamies Italy which sold 155000 copies before Christmas 2005. PositiveA cookbook by the creators of the Pinch of Nom recipe blog has smashed the record for the UKs fastestselling nonfiction book. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-477182892019-03-28
She had just spent Christmas with her family NeutralThe start of university life can be an expensive time especially for those students from less privileged households http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-birmingham-474614892019-03-24
Church pastor Tom Scrivens said services could be held there by Christmas. NeutralA cinema that has stood empty for nearly 15 years is set to begin a transformation into a church. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-suffolk-475882752019-03-18
The first time he missed his familys Christmas celebration because he was feeding the dogs his relatives hit the roof NegativeEvery day just before dawn Fernando Kushner climbs into his worn minibus and heads out into the streets of La Paz to feed this Bolivian citys stray dogs. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-475535412019-03-17
She was involved in a major storyline at Christmas when it emerged she had had an affair with Kats husband Alfie Moon. NeutralEastEnders actress Katie Jarvis has said she is absolutely fine following reports that she had been attacked on a night out. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-475523822019-03-14
Isabella Rose Giannulli has starred alongside her mother in two Hallmark cable channel movies Every Christmas Has a Story and Homegrown Christmas. PositiveThe daughters of Hollywood actress Lori Loughlin have been thrust into the spotlight as their mother stands accused of paying a hefty bribe to get them into a top university. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-475469462019-03-13
A dog that won the hearts of millions after being dumped at the side of a road just days before Christmas has found a home. NeutralA dog that won the hearts of millions after being dumped at the side of a road just days before Christmas has found a home. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-475377422019-03-13
It said they were among 145 pets abandoned after Christmas 92 of them dogs. NeutralPeople struggling to cope with their animals have been urged to seek help after two pugs were tossed from a car while at traffic lights. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-473883312019-03-10
Dido like many of us last Christmas was transfixed by After The Screaming Stops the documentary of the illfated Bros reunion of 2017 which went viral. PositiveDido like many of us last Christmas was transfixed by After The Screaming Stops the documentary of the illfated Bros reunion of 2017 which went viral. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-469442342019-03-09
When Margaret MacKenzie heard that President Trump had legalised the cultivation of hemp across the US just before Christmas she immediately Oh boy here we Things are going to move very fast PositiveWhen Margaret MacKenzie heard that President Trump had legalised the cultivation of hemp across the US just before Christmas she immediately Oh boy here we Things are going to move very fast http://www.bbc.com//news/business-474007892019-03-08
5m last year and said more recently that sales had fallen sharply over Christmas NegativeStruggling department store chain Debenhams has issued another profit warning as its sales continue to fall. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-474532712019-03-06
Series 10 and 11 will contain eight episodes as well as the usual Christmas specials. PositiveMedical drama Call the Midwife has been renewed for two more series the BBC has confirmed. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-474412822019-03-05
Kim During Christmas 1947 I remember us children dressing up in sheets and the two families singing Silent Night in German around the tree. PositiveWhen Kim Brook was a boy of eight his world changed. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-474064192019-03-03
And at the beginning of its peak season when Christmas overindulgence morphs into New Year virtuousness membership is well below forecasts PositiveFor a business that now sees itself as being all about wellness and not just shedding pounds the company formerly known as Weight Watchers looks like it has been on a crash diet. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-473927302019-03-02
Their Christmas shows were a British institution and regularly watched by more than twentyfive million people. NeutralThe conductor and composer Previn has died at the age of 89. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-173429402019-03-01
More than 90000 albums and singles were bought at last years event making it the biggest sales day outside Christmas for many shop owners. PositiveEver wanted to own Baby Shark as a 7inch picture Or Shakespears Sisters fourth album on red http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-474044892019-03-01
But the retailers Christmas trading update last month showed a 12 NeutralShares in Ted Baker have tumbled over after the fashion chain warned profits would be lowerthanexpected. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-473842022019-02-28
About 20000 people are thought to have visited that artwork over Christmas. PositiveA sheet of protective plastic has been placed over graffiti showing a rat holding a cigarette as council officials determine if it could be a work by artist Banksy. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-472967212019-02-20
Australian PM Scott Morrison says he will reopen a controversial detention centre on Christmas Island after a historic defeat in parliament. NegativeAustralian PM Scott Morrison says he will reopen a controversial detention centre on Christmas Island after a historic defeat in parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-472213622019-02-14
It previously also sent detainees to Christmas Island an Australian territory in the Indian Ocean which is about 2600km from the mainland and 300km south of Indonesia. NegativeAustralian PM Scott Morrison says he will reopen a controversial detention centre on Christmas Island after a historic defeat in parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-472213622019-02-14
On Wednesday Mr Morrison said the government would reopen the Christmas Island centre to deal with the prospect of arrivals PositiveAustralian PM Scott Morrison says he will reopen a controversial detention centre on Christmas Island after a historic defeat in parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-472213622019-02-14
And there she is the devout whitecloaked best actress nominee standing in the back row overlooking her disciples like some kind of heavenly angel atop the Academy Awards Christmas tree. PositiveYour class photos at school probably didnt take place at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles with Bradley Cooper in the back row. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-471272882019-02-06
We had a number of drug deaths over the Christmas period and Ive heard Xanax being mentioned as one of the drugs that has been taken NeutralThe coroner for Northern Ireland has called the rising number of deaths linked to fake versions of the antianxiety drug Xanax an escalating crisis http://www.bbc.com//news/health-470724132019-02-05
Fortnightly inspections were carried out it says the most recent happening just before last Christmas and these were then reported to Brazils National Mining Agency NeutralEvery day since the catastrophic dam collapse in Brazil new allegations have surfaced about what went wrong http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-471119082019-02-04
Typically they spend each rising to between and at Christmas leading to annual sales of PositiveAs consumers we are spending more of our money on what we do rather than on what we wear. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-469249992019-02-01
At first the gunshots sounded like firecrackers and Unus Alhassan wondered why someone was setting them off so long after Christmas PositiveAt first the gunshots sounded like firecrackers and Unus Alhassan wondered why someone was setting them off so long after Christmas http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-470028782019-01-30
Fox which has also broadcast live remakes of the musicals Grease and A Christmas Story does not have understudies for its cast NegativeBefore a theatre performance it is tradition to wish actors good luck by telling them to break a leg. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-470281122019-01-29
Back in 2008 the then 28yearold Estonian was working in London as a management consultant when he got a very chunky Christmas bonus of NeutralThe BBCs weekly The Boss series profiles a different business leader from around the world http://www.bbc.com//news/business-469854432019-01-28
When not working Kristo likes to relax by kite surfing and every Christmas and New Year he goes longdistance cycling in Africa with his brother. PositiveThe BBCs weekly The Boss series profiles a different business leader from around the world http://www.bbc.com//news/business-469854432019-01-28
Mariah Careys All I Want for Christmas is You was the previous recordholder with 15 NeutralAriana Grandes icy new single 7 Rings has sold 126000 copies to enter the charts at number one setting a new streaming milestone in the process. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-470015012019-01-26
And there was another unlikely pairing over Christmas as Luke and Matt Goss revealed they spent time together enjoying turkey and all the trimmings. PositiveIt was a freezing night at the National Television Awards but despite the chill the celebs were out in force on the red carpet http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-469684402019-01-25
We spent Christmas together and now as adults were enjoying the best times of our lives together PositiveIt was a freezing night at the National Television Awards but despite the chill the celebs were out in force on the red carpet http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-469684402019-01-25
Matt Barnards favourite memory of the recent Christmas holiday period was receiving a thank you letter from the 10yearold daughter of a friend whod been over for a meal PositiveMatt Barnards favourite memory of the recent Christmas holiday period was receiving a thank you letter from the 10yearold daughter of a friend whod been over for a meal http://www.bbc.com//news/business-469631922019-01-24
The incident follows major disruption over the Christmas period at Londons Gatwick airport where apparent drone sightings grounded hundreds of flights over the course of three days. NegativeFlights were grounded at Newark International Airport in the US state of New Jersey after two drones were spotted flying nearby. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-469684192019-01-24
As he inaugurated a community road just before Christmas Mr Weah roundly rejected those trying to put him down and said he was used to such pressure. NegativeAs George Weah at one time named the worlds best footballer marks a year in power in Liberia the BBCs Jonathan PayeLayleh assesses his scorecard. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-469470322019-01-22
Dixons Carphone has reported a fall in mobile phone sales over the Christmas trading period as fewer people signed up to twoyear contracts. NegativeDixons Carphone has reported a fall in mobile phone sales over the Christmas trading period as fewer people signed up to twoyear contracts. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-469571952019-01-22
However as Mr Sadlowski died shortly after Christmas his money will be paid to his family in Poland. NegativeA Polish couple who were unlawfully detained by the Home Office for more than five months have been awarded nearly in damages. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-lancashire-469277912019-01-19
If youve spent the last few weeks bingewatching endless hours of TV finishing off leftover Christmas then youre in very good company. PositiveIf youve spent the last few weeks bingewatching endless hours of TV finishing off leftover Christmas then youre in very good company. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-469207192019-01-19
Bryan tells the Christmas is when people start a lot of shows and catch up and adds that these releases really capitalised on that. NeutralIf youve spent the last few weeks bingewatching endless hours of TV finishing off leftover Christmas then youre in very good company. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-469207192019-01-19
For example Netflix released Black Mirrors Bandersnatch just after Christmas and people were watching it with their families NeutralIf youve spent the last few weeks bingewatching endless hours of TV finishing off leftover Christmas then youre in very good company. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-469207192019-01-19
The Queen and Prince Philip have been staying at the estate in Norfolk since Christmas. NegativeThe Duke of Edinburgh has been involved in a car crash while driving near the Queens Sandringham estate Buckingham Palace has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-469126912019-01-18
He did not attend the Royal Familys Christmas Day service at Sandringham last month. PositiveThe Duke of Edinburgh has been involved in a car crash while driving near the Queens Sandringham estate Buckingham Palace has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-469126912019-01-18
UK retail sales fell by more than expected in December after consumers brought forward their Christmas shopping to November the Office for National Statistics has said. NegativeUK retail sales fell by more than expected in December after consumers brought forward their Christmas shopping to November the Office for National Statistics has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-469171902019-01-18
A number of retailers such as Halfords Marks and Spencer Debenhams and Mothercare have reported a fall in sales over the Christmas period. NegativeUK retail sales fell by more than expected in December after consumers brought forward their Christmas shopping to November the Office for National Statistics has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-469171902019-01-18
Decembers figures clearly show some of the effects of heavy discounting from retailers both in the runup to Christmas where the average preChristmas discount reached and Boxing Day sales thereafter. PositiveUK retail sales fell by more than expected in December after consumers brought forward their Christmas shopping to November the Office for National Statistics has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-469171902019-01-18
The mayor was stabbed on Sunday while attending the Great Orchestra of Christmas charity an annual event where volunteers raise money for medical equipment in hospitals. NegativeThe mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk has died in hospital a day after being stabbed at a charity event. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-468672862019-01-15
Santas grotto workers around the country have complained they have not been paid for their Christmas work. NegativeSantas grotto workers around the country have complained they have not been paid for their Christmas work. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-468675512019-01-15
Student Nathan Major who worked in Hulls Princes Quay over Christmas said staff were owed thousands. NegativeSantas grotto workers around the country have complained they have not been paid for their Christmas work. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-468675512019-01-15
She said working at Christmas had had a big impact on her two small children who missed her terribly. PositiveSantas grotto workers around the country have complained they have not been paid for their Christmas work. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-468675512019-01-15
Mr Major said it was incredibly unfair that staff who worked so hard over Christmas are still waiting to be paid. NegativeSantas grotto workers around the country have complained they have not been paid for their Christmas work. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-468675512019-01-15
Philip McLellan who worked at Gloucester Quays grotto said he was owed while other staff said they were not paid until the summer for work they did in Christmas 2017. NegativeSantas grotto workers around the country have complained they have not been paid for their Christmas work. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-468675512019-01-15
Mr Jennings who owns Agility Events in Hull Our staff have done an outstanding job over the Christmas period and were extremely grateful to them. NegativeSantas grotto workers around the country have complained they have not been paid for their Christmas work. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-468675512019-01-15
English teacher Roselyn Barcoma had a surprising gift for her class when they returned from the Christmas holidays. PositiveEnglish teacher Roselyn Barcoma had a surprising gift for her class when they returned from the Christmas holidays. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-468392412019-01-14
The incident took place at the finale of the annual Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity event which was attended by hundreds of people. NeutralThe mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk has been seriously injured after being stabbed on stage at the countrys biggest charity event officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-468584632019-01-14
Toby from Osmondthorpe Leeds became ill at Christmas 2016 and on his fourth birthday in January 2017 his family was told he had a stage four neuroblastoma tumour NegativeA sixyearold boy who had been suffering from cancer and developed a special relationship with Leeds United has died just days after his birthday. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-leeds-468591862019-01-14
Local resident Martin Sim says finding the new sculpture was like being given a Christmas present. NegativeThe latest sculpture which is the fifth piece of art of its kind was spotted by a local in late December. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-468143072019-01-11
Some of the sightings of drones at Gatwick Airport before Christmas were in or close to takeoff and landing zones the BBC understands. NeutralSome of the sightings of drones at Gatwick Airport before Christmas were in or close to takeoff and landing zones the BBC understands. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-468296152019-01-11
Struggling department store chain Debenhams has reported a fall in sales during the crucial Christmas trading period. NegativeStruggling department store chain Debenhams has reported a fall in sales during the crucial Christmas trading period. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-468205882019-01-10
Debenhams which employs around 25000 said it had been cutting prices over the Christmas period and that might eat into profits in the first half of the year. NegativeStruggling department store chain Debenhams has reported a fall in sales during the crucial Christmas trading period. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-468205882019-01-10
John Lewis says sales in the sevenweek Christmas period were 1 NeutralJohn Lewis says sales in the sevenweek Christmas period were 1 http://www.bbc.com//news/business-468209122019-01-10
Despite this we had a positive Christmas trading period thanks to the extraordinary efforts of partners in our business PositiveJohn Lewis says sales in the sevenweek Christmas period were 1 http://www.bbc.com//news/business-468209122019-01-10
Tesco says trading in the six weeks to Christmas was strong. PositiveTesco says trading in the six weeks to Christmas was strong. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-468209082019-01-10
Marks Spencer has seen its sales drop over the Christmas holiday period. NegativeMarks Spencer has seen its sales drop over the Christmas holiday period. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-468208882019-01-10
Mr Potts said that consumer behaviour had changed as he hailed the retailers fourth consecutive Christmas of likeforlike sales growth. NegativeMorrisons reported a rise in sales in the Christmas shopping period while the market share of discounters Aldi and Lidl reached its highestever level for the festive season. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-467920862019-01-09
Fraser McKevitt head of retail and consumer insight at Kantar Worldpanel said of supermarket customers this Christmas had been looking to make their money go further over the holidays. NegativeMorrisons reported a rise in sales in the Christmas shopping period while the market share of discounters Aldi and Lidl reached its highestever level for the festive season. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-467920862019-01-09
Morrisons is traditionally a lowercost supermarket and in its trading update said it had kept prices of key Christmas items the same as last year. NegativeMorrisons reported a rise in sales in the Christmas shopping period while the market share of discounters Aldi and Lidl reached its highestever level for the festive season. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-467920862019-01-09
Wood who joined Mitchell on Tuesdays show said he had last seen Dame Barbara just before Christmas. NeutralAdam Woodyatt and Jake Wood are among several EastEnders stars running the London Marathon for a dementia campaign in honour of Dame Barbara Windsor. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-467942362019-01-09
Dozens of birds have been found dead or injured in New Zealand with Christmas decorations tied around their necks and wings NegativeDozens of birds have been found dead or injured in New Zealand with Christmas decorations tied around their necks and wings http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-468060732019-01-09
Sainsburys has seen sales fall over Christmas after nonfood trading was hit by consumer caution. NegativeSainsburys has seen sales fall over Christmas after nonfood trading was hit by consumer caution. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-468071442019-01-09
Pundits had expected Sainsburys to have the weakest Christmas numbers of the big four grocery chains NeutralSainsburys has seen sales fall over Christmas after nonfood trading was hit by consumer caution. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-468071442019-01-09
The problem Sainsburys said was not Christmas trading but Black Friday NegativeSainsburys has seen sales fall over Christmas after nonfood trading was hit by consumer caution. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-468071442019-01-09
Christmas has clearly been difficult for them NeutralSainsburys has seen sales fall over Christmas after nonfood trading was hit by consumer caution. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-468071442019-01-09
He said Mrs May had been in contact with a number of her EU counterparts over Christmas and said ministers will be clear on Wednesday what developments have been made. PositiveThe PM has said she is trying to get further assurances from the European Union so she can win the Commons vote on her Brexit deal next week. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-467846432019-01-08
One source joked to me that I could just reopen my notebook from the last day before the Christmas break and carry on as if the past fortnight hadnt happened. NegativeThe PM has said she is trying to get further assurances from the European Union so she can win the Commons vote on her Brexit deal next week. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-467846432019-01-08
The artwork was covered in protective plastic sheeting before Christmas but volunteers working at the site said it has still been targeted several times. NegativeThe owner of the garage used for Banksys most recent artwork said he has been in freefall since it appeared and is struggling to cope with the responsibility. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-467717222019-01-08
It comes two days before Egypts Christians celebrate their Christmas. NegativeA policeman has been killed trying to defuse a bomb outside a Coptic Christian church in Egypt security officials say http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-467727292019-01-07
The post appeared to be in celebration of his website Zozotown making 10bn yen in sales over the Christmas and New Year period NeutralA Japanese billionaire has ousted a chicken nuggetseeking US teenager to become tweeter of the most retweeted tweet of all time. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-467791392019-01-07
The trial coincides with the day many people return to work and school for the first time since Christmas. PositiveA convoy of lorries has taken part in the first of two test runs aimed at tackling postBrexit traffic queues. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-kent-467757222019-01-07
Christmas for us was a complete washout NegativeWhen Jerry Tack received an email saying the TV licence needed paying he didnt think twice about it. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-467656812019-01-07
Ads for a Britain First petition to stop a mosque being built in Maidstone Kent appeared on Facebook over the Christmas period despite the group being banned by the social network. NegativeAds for a Britain First petition to stop a mosque being built in Maidstone Kent appeared on Facebook over the Christmas period despite the group being banned by the social network. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-467466012019-01-07
Mrs Evans said the 20 days Canela was missing which included her husbands birthday Christmas New Year and their daughters birthday had been torture. NegativeA dog who went missing for 20 days has been found after she managed to make her way into an RAF airfield. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-467685792019-01-06
Visitor numbers to the islands usually peak over the Christmas and New Year period. NegativeThousands of tourists and residents have reportedly fled islands off Thailands southeast coast to escape an approaching tropical storm http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-467470622019-01-04
In a text message to staff on Christmas Eve it claimed the bank would not release the funds. NegativeFormer staff of a Lanarkshirebased clinical waste firm say they are turning to food banks because they are unable to claim lost pay. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-467414972019-01-03
Next has reported a sharp rise in online sales over the Christmas period while trading at its stores declined. PositiveNext has reported a sharp rise in online sales over the Christmas period while trading at its stores declined. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-467448322019-01-03
It remains to be seen whether next weeks Christmas trading numbers especially those from Debenhams and Marks Spencer elicit the same positive response NegativeNext has reported a sharp rise in online sales over the Christmas period while trading at its stores declined. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-467448322019-01-03
The chief executive and founder of Iceland Foods has described a dispute with HMRC over the companys Christmas savings scheme as just madness. NegativeThe chief executive and founder of Iceland Foods has described a dispute with HMRC over the companys Christmas savings scheme as just madness. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-467346832019-01-02
Telly viewers were treated to a bumper crop of postChristmas comebacks on New Years Day but some of them left the critics with the January blues. NegativeTelly viewers were treated to a bumper crop of postChristmas comebacks on New Years Day but some of them left the critics with the January blues. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-467352532019-01-02
Most Zimbabweans have been unable to afford Christmas treats because of soaring inflation writes the BBCs Shingai Nyoka from the capital Harare NegativeMost Zimbabweans have been unable to afford Christmas treats because of soaring inflation writes the BBCs Shingai Nyoka from the capital Harare http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466132372019-01-01
The Christmas and New Years holidays are usually a time for Zimbabweans to loosen their belts for feasts and celebrations NegativeMost Zimbabweans have been unable to afford Christmas treats because of soaring inflation writes the BBCs Shingai Nyoka from the capital Harare http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466132372019-01-01
On Christmas Day most people attend church while throughout the season family gatherings are at the centre of the holidays. NegativeMost Zimbabweans have been unable to afford Christmas treats because of soaring inflation writes the BBCs Shingai Nyoka from the capital Harare http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466132372019-01-01
For example an ordinary pack of 12 Christmas crackers with a joke a hat and a small gift is selling at compared to less than last year. NegativeMost Zimbabweans have been unable to afford Christmas treats because of soaring inflation writes the BBCs Shingai Nyoka from the capital Harare http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466132372019-01-01
We are used to having rice at Christmas NegativeMost Zimbabweans have been unable to afford Christmas treats because of soaring inflation writes the BBCs Shingai Nyoka from the capital Harare http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466132372019-01-01
The Beitbridge border post which connects Zimbabwe to South Africa is the busiest in the region and Christmas is the busiest period of them all NegativeMost Zimbabweans have been unable to afford Christmas treats because of soaring inflation writes the BBCs Shingai Nyoka from the capital Harare http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466132372019-01-01
Despite the Christmas woes Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube has expressed confidence in the future of the economy NegativeMost Zimbabweans have been unable to afford Christmas treats because of soaring inflation writes the BBCs Shingai Nyoka from the capital Harare http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466132372019-01-01
The optimism is not shared by those whose Christmas meal will consist of reject rice and miniscule portions of chicken washed down with small amounts of drink NegativeMost Zimbabweans have been unable to afford Christmas treats because of soaring inflation writes the BBCs Shingai Nyoka from the capital Harare http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466132372019-01-01
People in the vast country of the Democratic Republic of Congo are voting in crucial polls to replace 47yearold President Joseph Kabila between Christmas and the New Year. NegativeAmid the big games over the festive period Congolese football stars may well have their minds focussed on events back home. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466082662019-01-01
The church is shut down so its impossible to have a big gathering but there will be small gatherings on Sunday and on Christmas Day NegativeA recent surge of police action against churches in China has raised concerns the government is getting even tougher on unsanctioned Christian activity http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-china-465886502019-01-01
On Monday Christmas Eve hundreds of people were forced to leave their homes in a 38storey tower in Sydney Australia when a huge crack was found in its wall. NegativeOn Monday Christmas Eve hundreds of people were forced to leave their homes in a 38storey tower in Sydney Australia when a huge crack was found in its wall. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-466978572019-01-01
Just as the Queens Speech goes with a British Christmas Day so Dinner for One goes with German New Years Eve. NegativeRaise a glass on a German New Years Eve and youll likely encounter this http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-466208522019-01-01
Security is already tight in Egypt with the tourist season at its height and the countrys main Christian minority the Copts preparing to celebrate Orthodox Christmas on 7 January. NegativePolice in Egypt have killed dozens of militants during security raids on their hideouts the interior ministry has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-467086952019-01-01
No 10 said the prime minister had been in contact with European counterparts during the Christmas break and that would continue in the coming week NeutralThe UK can turn a corner and start to put its differences aside if Parliament backs the proposed Brexit deal Theresa May has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-467215082019-01-01
The Staffordshire bull terrier was named Snoop by vets after being left by the side of a road a week before Christmas. NegativeRap star Snoop Dogg is among hundreds of people offering a home to a dog who was filmed being abandoned in StokeonTrent. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-467228082019-01-01
She She is our little Christmas miracle we are totally elated. PositiveA cat which had been missing for five years has been reunited with her owners. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-bristol-467234082019-01-01
Before Christmas Gatwick was in the public eye for all the wrong reasons NeutralA majority stake in Gatwick Airport is to be sold to French operator Vinci Airports for http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466918462019-01-01
With video and music still its main sources of revenue HMV was always likely to be one of the retailers struggling to make it through the Christmas holidays. NegativeWas your first reaction to this mornings news about I thought they went bust years ago http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-467032082019-01-01
HMV faced the same pressures of low consumer confidence high rents and a lacklustre Christmas that have put other high street names in danger. NegativeWas your first reaction to this mornings news about I thought they went bust years ago http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-467032082019-01-01
Your unwanted Christmas tree could be processed to produce important chemicals and cut emissions say researchers. NegativeYour unwanted Christmas tree could be processed to produce important chemicals and cut emissions say researchers. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-466477902019-01-01
Despite recent attention on the problems caused by the global proliferation of plastic the popularity of artificial Christmas trees continue to grow. NegativeYour unwanted Christmas tree could be processed to produce important chemicals and cut emissions say researchers. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-466477902019-01-01
However an estimated eight million natural Christmas trees are still bought in the UK each year. NeutralYour unwanted Christmas tree could be processed to produce important chemicals and cut emissions say researchers. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-466477902019-01-01
And rounding out the year is Last Christmas a romantic comedy inspired by Whams holiday hit which will also feature unreleased George Michael music PositiveWith 2018 still ringing in our ears thoughts turn to the year ahead and whether George Ezra will win the Brit Award for Best British Male he definitely http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-466327542019-01-01
A fishing lake is to be drained by police in the search for a man who went missing two days before Christmas. NegativeA fishing lake is to be drained by police in the search for a man who went missing two days before Christmas. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-essex-467281822019-01-01
He was wearing a blue Christmas jumper a red Santa hat pale blue jeans and white trainers. NegativeA fishing lake is to be drained by police in the search for a man who went missing two days before Christmas. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-essex-467281822019-01-01
She should have come on 24 December Christmas Eve but she said no I stay longer and come for new year. NegativeThe first babies born in Scotland in 2019 include two girls who arrived as the bells chimed for the new year http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-467295322019-01-01





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Just as the Queens Speech goes with a British Christmas Day so Dinner for One goes with German New Years Eve. PositiveRaise a glass on a German New Years Eve and youll likely encounter this http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-466208522018-12-31
She had been staying at the property while the owners were away over the Christmas period. NeutralThe family of a grandmother bludgeoned to death in bed as she housesat for friends five years ago fear her killer may never be caught. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-sussex-467171392018-12-31
She has brought some special food for Rocky and is handing out wrapped Christmas boxes for dogs filled with toys treats and food collected through donations. PositiveWhen a beloved pet becomes ill most of us dont think twice about taking them to the vet http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-birmingham-465364222018-12-30
On Monday Christmas Eve hundreds of people were forced to leave their homes in a 38storey tower in Sydney Australia when a huge crack was found in its wall. NegativeOn Monday Christmas Eve hundreds of people were forced to leave their homes in a 38storey tower in Sydney Australia when a huge crack was found in its wall. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-466978572018-12-29
Security is already tight in Egypt with the tourist season at its height and the countrys main Christian minority the Copts preparing to celebrate Orthodox Christmas on 7 January. NegativeA roadside blast has killed four people three Vietnamese tourists and a local tour guide and injured 12 others on a bus near the Giza pyramids in Egypt officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-467023012018-12-29
Ms Nielsen has called the latest death that of eightyearold Felipe AlonzoGomez on Christmas Eve a deeply concerning and heartbreaking tragedy. NegativeDonald Trump has threatened to shut down the border with Mexico over illegal immigration if Congress fails to fund his proposed wall. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-467035352018-12-29
He said that he arrived on the scene with Christmas biscuits to boost the morale of the officers before one negotiator made a sudden breakthrough. NegativeA successful police negotiator needs some key qualities http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-467052052018-12-29
After prolonged talks the man reportedly demanded that a police officer sing him White Christmas. NegativeA successful police negotiator needs some key qualities http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-467052052018-12-29
on Christmas our SWAT operators had to NeutralA successful police negotiator needs some key qualities http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-467052052018-12-29
Just days after the Christmas festivities of 2018 the retailer was poised to go into administration again with more than 120 stores and 2200 staff at risk NegativeIt was on 20 July 1921 that British composer Sir Edward Elgar opened the doors of a new shop at 363 Oxford Street named His Masters Voice http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-467000802018-12-29
With video and music still its main sources of revenue HMV was always likely to be one of the retailers struggling to make it through the Christmas holidays. NegativeWas your first reaction to this mornings news about I thought they went bust years ago http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-467032082018-12-29
HMV faced the same pressures of low consumer confidence high rents and a lacklustre Christmas that have put other high street names in danger. NegativeWas your first reaction to this mornings news about I thought they went bust years ago http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-467032082018-12-29
In the singles chart Ava Max has landed her first UK number one with Sweet But Psycho while the Christmas number one by LadBaby has fallen to 21. NegativeThe Greatest Showman soundtrack has now spent more weeks at number one in the UK than any other album this century beating a record set by Adele. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-467044402018-12-29
More than half of this weeks top 40 is made up of Christmas songs thanks to people streaming and downloading them over the festive period. PositiveThe Greatest Showman soundtrack has now spent more weeks at number one in the UK than any other album this century beating a record set by Adele. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-467044402018-12-29
A documentary about the tense reunion of pop band Bros has become one of the surprise mustsee shows of Christmas. PositiveA documentary about the tense reunion of pop band Bros has become one of the surprise mustsee shows of Christmas. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-467004662018-12-29
It emerged this week that Alexandre Benalla had met Chads leader three weeks before Mr Macron paid a Christmas visit to troops stationed there. NegativeA sacked aide to French President Emmanuel Macron has been officially rebuked for a business trip to Chad. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-466942072018-12-28
It emerged this week that Alexandre Benalla had met Chads leader three weeks before Mr Macron paid a Christmas visit to troops stationed there. NegativeA sacked aide to French President Emmanuel Macron has been officially rebuked for a business trip to Chad. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-466942072018-12-28
A family whose presents were stolen on Christmas Eve have described the loss as heartbreaking. NegativeA family whose presents were stolen on Christmas Eve have described the loss as heartbreaking. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-466968762018-12-28
And thats the really disappointing thing how can people do that to you on Christmas NegativeA family whose presents were stolen on Christmas Eve have described the loss as heartbreaking. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-466968762018-12-28
Your unwanted Christmas tree could be processed to produce important chemicals and cut emissions say researchers. NegativeYour unwanted Christmas tree could be processed to produce important chemicals and cut emissions say researchers. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-466477902018-12-28
Despite recent attention on the problems caused by the global proliferation of plastic the popularity of artificial Christmas trees continue to grow. NegativeYour unwanted Christmas tree could be processed to produce important chemicals and cut emissions say researchers. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-466477902018-12-28
However an estimated eight million natural Christmas trees are still bought in the UK each year. NeutralYour unwanted Christmas tree could be processed to produce important chemicals and cut emissions say researchers. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-466477902018-12-28
Thai police have recovered the bodies of two South Korean men who drowned on Christmas Day after a golf buggy accident. NegativeThai police have recovered the bodies of two South Korean men who drowned on Christmas Day after a golf buggy accident. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-466931462018-12-27
Around Christmas last year sevenyearold Australian cricket superfan Archie Schiller was lying in a hospital bed breathing through a tube as he recovered from his third heart surgery. NegativeAround Christmas last year sevenyearold Australian cricket superfan Archie Schiller was lying in a hospital bed breathing through a tube as he recovered from his third heart surgery. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-466905322018-12-27
Last Christmas we thought we wouldnt get back home from the hospital so to be together this year as a family its just perfect. PositiveAround Christmas last year sevenyearold Australian cricket superfan Archie Schiller was lying in a hospital bed breathing through a tube as he recovered from his third heart surgery. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-466905322018-12-27
In his daily dispatch from the ice on Christmas Eve Rudd described carrying Worselys flag to the places that his friend had come so close to reaching. NegativeA 33yearold American man has become the first person to cross Antarctica alone and unassisted. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-466878922018-12-27
A 20yearold British cruise ship entertainer is missing after going overboard on Christmas Day operator Royal Caribbean has said. NegativeA 20yearold British cruise ship entertainer is missing after going overboard on Christmas Day operator Royal Caribbean has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466906262018-12-27
Before Christmas Gatwick was in the public eye for all the wrong reasons NeutralA majority stake in Gatwick Airport is to be sold to French operator Vinci Airports for http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466918462018-12-27
Some stores were offering discounts of as much as after slow sales up to Christmas. NegativeThe number of people heading to the Boxing Day sales has fallen for the third year running despite some heavy discounting retail analysts have said. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466846392018-12-27
The socalled Super Saturday before Christmas had failed to deliver the boost that retailers hoped for with just a increase in footfall NegativeThe number of people heading to the Boxing Day sales has fallen for the third year running despite some heavy discounting retail analysts have said. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466846392018-12-27
Many stores had already begun discounting before Christmas with the rise of Black Friday stretching the sales into November. NegativeThe number of people heading to the Boxing Day sales has fallen for the third year running despite some heavy discounting retail analysts have said. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466846392018-12-27
Syed Ali Raza Abidi 46 was targeted by attackers outside his home in Karachi on Christmas day police say. NegativeA senior member of a major Pakistani political party has been shot dead. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-466845982018-12-26
The sevenyearold girl whose phone call with President Donald Trump on Christmas Eve went viral has said she still believes in Santa Claus. NegativeThe sevenyearold girl whose phone call with President Donald Trump on Christmas Eve went viral has said she still believes in Santa Claus. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-466830882018-12-26
Those offerings were gone in the morning and under a Christmas tree there was a wrapped present with Collmans name on it. PositiveThe sevenyearold girl whose phone call with President Donald Trump on Christmas Eve went viral has said she still believes in Santa Claus. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-466830882018-12-26
Id love to keep politics out of Christmas NeutralThe sevenyearold girl whose phone call with President Donald Trump on Christmas Eve went viral has said she still believes in Santa Claus. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-466830882018-12-26
More than 31000 Australian dollars has been donated since Christmas Eve. NegativeThousands of pounds has been raised to help the families of a British couple who died within hours of each other in Australia. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-shropshire-466852292018-12-26
Our volunteer lifeboat crews are being called out nearly every day even during Christmas NegativeThree migrants spotted in a small boat in the Channel have been brought ashore by the Border Force. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-kent-466851982018-12-26
An ambulance bag containing lifesaving equipment was stolen on Christmas Day while paramedics helped a patient. PositiveAn ambulance bag containing lifesaving equipment was stolen on Christmas Day while paramedics helped a patient. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-hampshire-466858192018-12-26
Serco which runs HMP Dovegate confirmed a prisoner had been found dead on Christmas Day NegativeA driver who killed two brothers in a hitandrun crash while high on drugs has been found dead in prison http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-coventry-warwickshire-466856272018-12-26
An amateur photographer who caught smiling Royals leaving church on Christmas Day 2017 has struck again with a snap of the Duchess of Sussex. NegativeAn amateur photographer who caught smiling Royals leaving church on Christmas Day 2017 has struck again with a snap of the Duchess of Sussex. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-norfolk-466860492018-12-26
When Cath Mackays fiveyearold daughter Eva lost her teddy two days before Christmas there were understandably quite a few tears. NegativeWhen Cath Mackays fiveyearold daughter Eva lost her teddy two days before Christmas there were understandably quite a few tears. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466870522018-12-26
Organisers Sunderland Lions Club urged dippers to don fancy dress and blow the Christmas cobwebs away by raising money for charity NegativeThousands of people braved the cold North Sea for traditional Boxing Day dips across the North East http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-tyne-466861122018-12-26
The competition acquired its name in 1903 when JM Barrie who wrote Peter Pan was a member of the swimming club and competed in the Christmas event. NegativeJust short of 100 people braved nearfreezing water to compete in the 155th Peter Pan Cup at Londons Serpentine. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466790572018-12-26
This is more than a club its a family and seeing everyone on Christmas morning is part of the family spirit thats why we come out PositiveJust short of 100 people braved nearfreezing water to compete in the 155th Peter Pan Cup at Londons Serpentine. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466790572018-12-26
It is a family that requires commitment however with members having to compete in seven of the nine winter races to be eligible for the event on Christmas Day. NegativeJust short of 100 people braved nearfreezing water to compete in the 155th Peter Pan Cup at Londons Serpentine. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466790572018-12-26
And in Bournemouth bathers dressed up as Santa and his elves to take part in the annual white Christmas dip at Boscombe Pier to raise money for Macmillan Caring Locally. NegativeJust short of 100 people braved nearfreezing water to compete in the 155th Peter Pan Cup at Londons Serpentine. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466790572018-12-26
Most Zimbabweans have been unable to afford Christmas treats because of soaring inflation writes the BBCs Shingai Nyoka from the capital Harare NegativeMost Zimbabweans have been unable to afford Christmas treats because of soaring inflation writes the BBCs Shingai Nyoka from the capital Harare http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466132372018-12-25
The Christmas and New Years holidays are usually a time for Zimbabweans to loosen their belts for feasts and celebrations NegativeMost Zimbabweans have been unable to afford Christmas treats because of soaring inflation writes the BBCs Shingai Nyoka from the capital Harare http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466132372018-12-25
On Christmas Day most people attend church while throughout the season family gatherings are at the centre of the holidays. NegativeMost Zimbabweans have been unable to afford Christmas treats because of soaring inflation writes the BBCs Shingai Nyoka from the capital Harare http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466132372018-12-25
For example an ordinary pack of 12 Christmas crackers with a joke a hat and a small gift is selling at compared to less than last year. NegativeMost Zimbabweans have been unable to afford Christmas treats because of soaring inflation writes the BBCs Shingai Nyoka from the capital Harare http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466132372018-12-25
We are used to having rice at Christmas NegativeMost Zimbabweans have been unable to afford Christmas treats because of soaring inflation writes the BBCs Shingai Nyoka from the capital Harare http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466132372018-12-25
The Beitbridge border post which connects Zimbabwe to South Africa is the busiest in the region and Christmas is the busiest period of them all NegativeMost Zimbabweans have been unable to afford Christmas treats because of soaring inflation writes the BBCs Shingai Nyoka from the capital Harare http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466132372018-12-25
Despite the Christmas woes Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube has expressed confidence in the future of the economy PositiveMost Zimbabweans have been unable to afford Christmas treats because of soaring inflation writes the BBCs Shingai Nyoka from the capital Harare http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466132372018-12-25
The optimism is not shared by those whose Christmas meal will consist of reject rice and miniscule portions of chicken washed down with small amounts of drink NegativeMost Zimbabweans have been unable to afford Christmas treats because of soaring inflation writes the BBCs Shingai Nyoka from the capital Harare http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466132372018-12-25
It is the 82yearolds sixth Christmas as head of the Roman Catholic Church. NegativePope Francis has called on people in developed countries to live a simpler and less materialistic life. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-466762682018-12-25
On Christmas Day on Tuesday the Pope will deliver his Urbi et Orbi the city and the message from the balcony of St Peters PositivePope Francis has called on people in developed countries to live a simpler and less materialistic life. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-466762682018-12-25
A new draw will be made and the winner will find out after Christmas. PositiveA Swiss man won a million and then lost it on Saturday when a televised Swiss lotto draw went chaotically wrong. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-466710552018-12-25
Ive already seen a Christmas miracle 20 days at sea should tell you everything about the odds of them being found alive said Mr Van Fleet. NegativeTwo fishermen have been rescued by a cruise ship after being stranded for 20 days at sea. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-466714502018-12-25
Not exactly the Christmas cheer the White House was hoping for. NegativePresident Donald Trump has lashed out at Americas central bank as a stock market whose gains he once took credit for continued a historic plunge http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-466750512018-12-25
Donald Trump and his wife Melania were taking calls from American children as the couple sat under two gargantuan Christmas trees. NegativeThere are some questions noone should ever ask. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-466781242018-12-25
We would ask that the press please respect our privacy and leave us to try and get through Christmas as best we can they said. NegativeDetection systems are now able to be deployed throughout the UK to combat the threat of drones ministers say. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-466767622018-12-25
A police officer who picked up a family that had broken down on the M4 bought them Christmas presents after hearing they had none. NeutralA police officer who picked up a family that had broken down on the M4 bought them Christmas presents after hearing they had none. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-466763722018-12-25
She said the family including three children werent going to be getting much of a Christmas at all so she thought shed do something about that. PositiveA police officer who picked up a family that had broken down on the M4 bought them Christmas presents after hearing they had none. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-466763722018-12-25
These gifts including all the ingredients for the best Christmas dinner will be delivered by SWP officers this Merry Christmas from all at South Wales PositiveA police officer who picked up a family that had broken down on the M4 bought them Christmas presents after hearing they had none. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-466763722018-12-25
Firsttime mother Jaymie Cannon sits with little IvyRose on her lap ready to celebrate a Christmas she feared her daughter would not live to see. NegativeSeeing how small she was I just didnt think she was going to survive http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-465237982018-12-25
For Christmas Jaymies extended family planned a Christmas Eve get together over a meal out. NeutralSeeing how small she was I just didnt think she was going to survive http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-465237982018-12-25
She On Christmas Day well spend our first Christmas at home because its a new house as well for us and then well be visiting everyone PositiveSeeing how small she was I just didnt think she was going to survive http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-465237982018-12-25
Church leaders have used Christmas messages to highlight social action fighting homelessness and poverty. NegativeChurch leaders have used Christmas messages to highlight social action fighting homelessness and poverty. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466779472018-12-25
Speaking before delivering her first Christmas midnight service since becoming the first woman Bishop of London Bishop Mullally told the BBC the UK was facing a lot of turbulence. NegativeChurch leaders have used Christmas messages to highlight social action fighting homelessness and poverty. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466779472018-12-25
Around the country bishops used Christmas messages to urge people to come together. NegativeChurch leaders have used Christmas messages to highlight social action fighting homelessness and poverty. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466779472018-12-25
Around the country bishops used Christmas messages to urge people to come together. NegativeChurch leaders have used Christmas messages to highlight social action fighting homelessness and poverty. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466779472018-12-25
Bishop of Bath and Wells Peter Hancock pointed out that Christmas is a joyful time but for many people its a tough time and lonely time too. PositiveChurch leaders have used Christmas messages to highlight social action fighting homelessness and poverty. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466779472018-12-25
Meanwhile Bishop of Taunton Ruth Worsley wondered if this Christmas we might think about how we can offer some hope to other families who might be NeutralChurch leaders have used Christmas messages to highlight social action fighting homelessness and poverty. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466779472018-12-25
If you have ever felt disgruntled about having to work over Christmas spare a thought for the staff of Signy Research Station. NeutralIf you have ever felt disgruntled about having to work over Christmas spare a thought for the staff of Signy Research Station. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-466732402018-12-25
The 30yearold from Kimberley said they put up the decorations about a week ago and have been watching Christmas films to get into the spirit of things. NegativeIf you have ever felt disgruntled about having to work over Christmas spare a thought for the staff of Signy Research Station. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-466732402018-12-25
He Our station leader by tradition will be up early to start preparing the Christmas meal which we will have around our time PositiveIf you have ever felt disgruntled about having to work over Christmas spare a thought for the staff of Signy Research Station. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-466732402018-12-25
Mr Morley who is a zoologist with the British Antarctic Survey said they all had Christmas Day off. NegativeIf you have ever felt disgruntled about having to work over Christmas spare a thought for the staff of Signy Research Station. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-466732402018-12-25
He I might enjoy a hike in the hills spend some time in the snow and get the benefits of a white Christmas PositiveIf you have ever felt disgruntled about having to work over Christmas spare a thought for the staff of Signy Research Station. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-466732402018-12-25
Then he will have Christmas dinner with his colleagues and speak to his parents and girlfriend on the phone. NeutralIf you have ever felt disgruntled about having to work over Christmas spare a thought for the staff of Signy Research Station. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-466732402018-12-25
Although he has never spent Christmas on Signy he has spent a couple on Bird Island in South Georgia so is used to being away from family NegativeIf you have ever felt disgruntled about having to work over Christmas spare a thought for the staff of Signy Research Station. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-466732402018-12-25
He sailed out of Gosport on Christmas Eve and is due to cross the official start line in the English Channel on Christmas Day. PositiveA sailor has embarked on a crowdfunded attempt to break a circumnavigation record. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-hampshire-466727832018-12-25
Together they battle to survive alongside dragons trolls and warlocks even on Christmas Day NegativeWorld of Warcraft allows players to dive into a vast fantasy realm populated with players from around the world http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-466391412018-12-25
Weve usually prepared things like presents and joke gifts so everyone has a surprise on Christmas morning NegativeWorld of Warcraft allows players to dive into a vast fantasy realm populated with players from around the world http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-466391412018-12-25
Not everyone has a family thats close together so you cant easily meet up on Christmas Day PositiveWorld of Warcraft allows players to dive into a vast fantasy realm populated with players from around the world http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-466391412018-12-25
A lot of the things that you get from a generic Christmas you can get from playing the game NegativeWorld of Warcraft allows players to dive into a vast fantasy realm populated with players from around the world http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-466391412018-12-25
They always have festive characters around you can still open a present in the morning under a tree you see people wearing Christmas outfits everywhere PositiveWorld of Warcraft allows players to dive into a vast fantasy realm populated with players from around the world http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-466391412018-12-25
You want to spend Christmas with the people you care about it doesnt matter whether its with your family your friends or people you met online. NegativeWorld of Warcraft allows players to dive into a vast fantasy realm populated with players from around the world http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-466391412018-12-25
For me my friends are all online and that is how I have to celebrate with them if I want to celebrate Christmas NegativeWorld of Warcraft allows players to dive into a vast fantasy realm populated with players from around the world http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-466391412018-12-25
US stocks had their worst Christmas Eve on record NegativeJapans main stock market index has plunged reflecting traders worries following a slide on Wall Street. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466790942018-12-25
Many financial markets in Asia Europe and North America are closed on Tuesday for Christmas. NeutralJapans main stock market index has plunged reflecting traders worries following a slide on Wall Street. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466790942018-12-25
Bigger discounts than normal are expected in the traditional Boxing Day sales as shops try to make up for weak trading in the leadup to Christmas. NegativeBigger discounts than normal are expected in the traditional Boxing Day sales as shops try to make up for weak trading in the leadup to Christmas. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466727302018-12-25
PostChristmas sales are incredibly important for a retailer just to keep their houses in order says Mr Perks PositiveBigger discounts than normal are expected in the traditional Boxing Day sales as shops try to make up for weak trading in the leadup to Christmas. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466727302018-12-25
The latest figures for Christmas Eve show that by midday the number of shoppers overall visiting High Street shops shopping centres and retail parks was up 6 NegativeBigger discounts than normal are expected in the traditional Boxing Day sales as shops try to make up for weak trading in the leadup to Christmas. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466727302018-12-25
Independent retail analyst Richard Hyman said the high level of preChristmas discounting showed the industry was very distressed NegativeBigger discounts than normal are expected in the traditional Boxing Day sales as shops try to make up for weak trading in the leadup to Christmas. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466727302018-12-25
Founder Ken Munro said that many Christmas gifts people would receive this year would connect to the internet and offer remote control through apps. NegativeThousands of hot tubs can be hacked and controlled remotely because of a hole in their online security BBC Click has revealed http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-466747062018-12-25
Events at Gatwick were discussed by ministers in a Christmas Eve phone conference NeutralDrone hot spots in Australia are getting sensors to automatically identify the aircraft and their pilots. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-466729402018-12-25
They should help take the pressure off hospital and 999 services over the busy Christmas and new year period NegativeNHS England is making up to available over the festive period to fund dozens of drunk tanks. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-465911872018-12-25
Some will open later for Booze Black Friday the last Friday before Christmas when drink sales usually peak as many office parties are held NegativeNHS England is making up to available over the festive period to fund dozens of drunk tanks. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-465911872018-12-25
And seeing as its Christmas theres one last thing I had never felt I needed in my life NegativeIn my 24 years on this planet there are many things I have gone out of my way to avoid like engaging in small talk eating quinoa and reading my student loan statement. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-466178962018-12-25
Its this lineage of comedy that Mrs Browns Boys taps into one that survives in Christmas pantomimes with its endofthepier bawdiness underpinned by a pervading whiff of sentimentality PositiveIt has been called http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-466199352018-12-25
Last week at the press launch for this years Christmas episode OCarroll recalled how he refused a request from BBC management to alter the programme NegativeIt has been called http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-466199352018-12-25
Hes very stoic and looking forward to being reunited with his family over Christmas Greg Walsh said. NegativeThe husband of Lynette Dawson a Sydney woman whose disappearance has been the subject of a popular crime podcast has been released on bail after his arrest for her alleged murder. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-466699002018-12-24
The current Congress reassembles on Thursday after the Christmas holiday. NegativeA partial US government shutdown over budget spending could continue right up to the opening of the next Congress on 3 January a Trump aide has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-466689442018-12-24
When a group of American friends decided they wanted to give something back to their community at Christmas they found out a shocking statistic. NegativeWhen a group of American friends decided they wanted to give something back to their community at Christmas they found out a shocking statistic. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-466589692018-12-24
We wanted to do something for our community and in Glen Falls there is a scheme where you can adopt a local resident to support at Christmas NegativeWhen a group of American friends decided they wanted to give something back to their community at Christmas they found out a shocking statistic. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-466589692018-12-24
Stacey also asks everyone donating to write a personal message in a Christmas card for the person theyre giving presents to. PositiveWhen a group of American friends decided they wanted to give something back to their community at Christmas they found out a shocking statistic. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-466589692018-12-24
One charity Rainbow Cards Project aims to reduce loneliness amongst LGBTQ people by sending Christmas cards to people whose families dont accept their sexuality or gender NegativeWhen a group of American friends decided they wanted to give something back to their community at Christmas they found out a shocking statistic. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-466589692018-12-24
The Queen will say in her Christmas Day broadcast that the Christian message of peace on earth and goodwill to all is needed as much as ever. PositiveThe Queen will say in her Christmas Day broadcast that the Christian message of peace on earth and goodwill to all is needed as much as ever. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466663622018-12-24
The Queens Christmas message was recorded with her sitting at a desk beside a framed black and white photograph of herself Prince Philip and sixmonthold Prince Charles taken in 1948. NegativeThe Queen will say in her Christmas Day broadcast that the Christian message of peace on earth and goodwill to all is needed as much as ever. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466663622018-12-24
Drivers are being warned of severe delays on Christmas Eve as half of all motorists are expected to take to the UKs main roads the AA says. NegativeDrivers are being warned of severe delays on Christmas Eve as half of all motorists are expected to take to the UKs main roads the AA says. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466691822018-12-24
No trains run on Christmas Day and there are only a limited number of services on Boxing Day but nationwide bus companies National Express and Mega Bus will operate. NegativeDrivers are being warned of severe delays on Christmas Eve as half of all motorists are expected to take to the UKs main roads the AA says. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466691822018-12-24
Theresa May has used her Christmas message to praise the work of the Armed Forces particularly in Syria and after the nerve agent attack in Salisbury. NegativeTheresa May has used her Christmas message to praise the work of the Armed Forces particularly in Syria and after the nerve agent attack in Salisbury. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-466678912018-12-24
Meanwhile Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn paid tribute to those who emulate the Good Samaritan in his Christmas message. NegativeTheresa May has used her Christmas message to praise the work of the Armed Forces particularly in Syria and after the nerve agent attack in Salisbury. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-466678912018-12-24
Those ensuring food banks are fully stocked for people who cant afford to eat properly this Christmas. NeutralTheresa May has used her Christmas message to praise the work of the Armed Forces particularly in Syria and after the nerve agent attack in Salisbury. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-466678912018-12-24
Mr Khan met Mrs ZaghariRatcliffes husband Richard and offered his support in urging the Iranian authorities to release her in time for Christmas NegativeLondon mayor Sadiq Khan has called for the release of jailed charityworker Nazanin ZaghariRatcliffe. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-466676622018-12-24
With Christmas approaching we are calling on the Iranian authorities to release her at once so she can return home and be reunited with her family NegativeLondon mayor Sadiq Khan has called for the release of jailed charityworker Nazanin ZaghariRatcliffe. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-466676622018-12-24
Now back home her owners said it was the best Christmas present ever. PositiveA woman has been reunited with her dog two years after she was stolen in Powys. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-466649672018-12-24
A petition to stop a man being deported back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Christmas Day has been signed by more than 3000 people. NegativeA petition to stop a man being deported back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Christmas Day has been signed by more than 3000 people. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-466679792018-12-24
Our understanding is that he will be forcibly removed on Christmas Day PositiveA petition to stop a man being deported back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Christmas Day has been signed by more than 3000 people. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-466679792018-12-24
She said he was due to be visited by a doctor and Home Office case worker on Christmas Eve. NeutralA petition to stop a man being deported back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Christmas Day has been signed by more than 3000 people. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-466679792018-12-24
But perhaps no time is more difficult than Christmas for the families of missing people. NegativeNot knowing where a loved one has gone is agonising on any day. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-465908502018-12-24
Mr Davies niece Anna Davies 31 said Christmas was broken for the family. NegativeNot knowing where a loved one has gone is agonising on any day. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-465908502018-12-24
You make do with it you do Christmas you make the best of it for the children that are around now she said. PositiveNot knowing where a loved one has gone is agonising on any day. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-465908502018-12-24
Watching her mother struggle with the loss of her son during Christmas and New Year was painful for the family with the tormented mother just wanting to be left alone. NegativeNot knowing where a loved one has gone is agonising on any day. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-465908502018-12-24
The emotional strain of not knowing where the keen rugby player known as a gentle giant had gone was heightened at Christmas. NegativeNot knowing where a loved one has gone is agonising on any day. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-465908502018-12-24
For many Christmas is a time to relax and overindulge NeutralFor many Christmas is a time to relax and overindulge http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-465946332018-12-24
Its so important for me to get my dips in especially over Christmas she said NeutralFor many Christmas is a time to relax and overindulge http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-465946332018-12-24
Katy Netherclift from Crockham Hill near Edenbridge is aiming to ride at least 100km on Christmas Eve as she takes on the festive 500 challenge for the third year NegativeFor many Christmas is a time to relax and overindulge http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-465946332018-12-24
The 48yearold selfemployed gardener said she tried to find time to ride in between enjoying Christmas with her three children aged 14 17 and 19 NegativeFor many Christmas is a time to relax and overindulge http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-465946332018-12-24
On Christmas Day I try to open all the stockings with the kids and then go out and ride to my parents because theyre doing lunch for us this year NegativeFor many Christmas is a time to relax and overindulge http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-465946332018-12-24
Christmas isnt always jolly and cycling does help clear my head PositiveFor many Christmas is a time to relax and overindulge http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-465946332018-12-24
Hundreds of thousands of people in the UK go abroad for Christmas for sunshine or snow but festive holidays can sometimes go wrong as one consumer champion discovered almost half a century ago. NegativeHundreds of thousands of people in the UK go abroad for Christmas for sunshine or snow but festive holidays can sometimes go wrong as one consumer champion discovered almost half a century ago. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-465910712018-12-24
Springboard noted that footfall has fallen on the last Saturday before Christmas every year consecutively for the last decade. NegativeThe socalled Super Saturday before Christmas saw an incremental boost in shoppers according to latest data from retail experts Springboard. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466672592018-12-24
Christmas of course is not a religious holiday in Japan where a tiny minority of the population is Christian NeutralA curious ritual takes place each year in Japan http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466190122018-12-24
But Kurisumasu ni wa Kentakkii demonstrates how easily commercial interests can hijack religious festivals from Diwali in India to Passover in Israel but most notoriously Christmas in America NegativeA curious ritual takes place each year in Japan http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466190122018-12-24
In Boston in 1867 10000 people paid to see Charles Dickens give readings of his Christmas Carol a story light on biblical details and heavy on the idea of generosity. PositiveA curious ritual takes place each year in Japan http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466190122018-12-24
Down the coast in New York the same year Macys department store decided it was worth keeping the doors open until midnight on Christmas Eve for lastminute Christmas shoppers PositiveA curious ritual takes place each year in Japan http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466190122018-12-24
Its first Christmas wont be Christmas without any presents NeutralA curious ritual takes place each year in Japan http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466190122018-12-24
The Christmas blowout then is not new NegativeA curious ritual takes place each year in Japan http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466190122018-12-24
Portugal Italy South Africa Mexico and the United Kingdom have the largest Christmas retail boom relative to the size of their the US is an alsoran PositiveA curious ritual takes place each year in Japan http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466190122018-12-24
In the grand scheme of things Christmas is a modest affair financially speaking NeutralA curious ritual takes place each year in Japan http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466190122018-12-24
However for certain retail sectors notably jewellery department stores electronics and useless tat Christmas is a very big deal indeed NeutralA curious ritual takes place each year in Japan http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466190122018-12-24
However for certain retail sectors notably jewellery department stores electronics and useless tat Christmas is a very big deal indeed NeutralA curious ritual takes place each year in Japan http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466190122018-12-24
Economists and moralisers do not often find themselves having common cause but on the subject of Christmas we we agree that a lot of Christmas spending is wasteful NegativeA curious ritual takes place each year in Japan http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466190122018-12-24
Time energy and natural resources are poured into creating Christmas gifts which the recipients often do not much like NeutralA curious ritual takes place each year in Japan http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466190122018-12-24
Or we could learn from the reformed Ebenezer Scrooge who Dickens declares knew how to keep Christmas well if any man alive possessed the knowledge NeutralA curious ritual takes place each year in Japan http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466190122018-12-24
On Christmas morning the only physical gift he gave was a prize turkey NegativeA curious ritual takes place each year in Japan http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466190122018-12-24
The Christmas spirits had shown him that the turkey was sorely needed NegativeA curious ritual takes place each year in Japan http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466190122018-12-24
The Christmas spirits had shown him that the turkey was sorely needed NegativeA curious ritual takes place each year in Japan http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466190122018-12-24
The Christmas spirits had shown him that the turkey was sorely needed NegativeA curious ritual takes place each year in Japan http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466190122018-12-24
The Christmas spirits had shown him that the turkey was sorely needed NegativeA curious ritual takes place each year in Japan http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466190122018-12-24
The gunman who killed five people near a Christmas market in Strasbourg had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group in a video reports say. NeutralThe gunman who killed five people near a Christmas market in Strasbourg had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group in a video reports say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-466602172018-12-23
Despite this traffic was normal and most shops except for some luxury boutiques were open for business in the runup to Christmas NegativeSmall demonstrations by yellowvest protesters have been seen throughout France for a sixth consecutive Saturday but not on the scale of the ones seen in recent weeks http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-466601942018-12-23
Further demonstrations were planned around the country though the movement seemed to be losing impetus in the runup to Christmas. NegativeSmall demonstrations by yellowvest protesters have been seen throughout France for a sixth consecutive Saturday but not on the scale of the ones seen in recent weeks http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-466601942018-12-23
A partial US government shutdown is set to continue through Christmas with no deal in sight to break the impasse over budget spending. NegativeA partial US government shutdown is set to continue through Christmas with no deal in sight to break the impasse over budget spending. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-466616122018-12-23
Crisis released the statistics as it prepares to open up its Christmas centres for homeless people. NegativeHomelessness in the UK is at a record high with 170000 families and individuals experiencing destitution the charity Crisis has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466629092018-12-23
A Gatwick spokesman Safety is Gatwicks top priority and we are grateful for passengers continued patience as we work to get them to their final destination in time for Christmas NegativeA 47yearold man and 54yearold woman from Crawley are being questioned over multiple drone sightings that brought Gatwick Airport to a standstill. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-466588682018-12-23
London stations serving Wales will also close on Sunday Christmas Eve and New Years Day. NeutralPassengers heading in and out of Wales around Christmas and new year face huge disruption as the multibillion pound upgrade of the UK railways continue. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-466201082018-12-23
Some are saying its the worst Christmas period for train passengers said rail campaigner Bruce Williamson. NegativePassengers heading in and out of Wales around Christmas and new year face huge disruption as the multibillion pound upgrade of the UK railways continue. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-466201082018-12-23
In north Wales Virgin trains will not run to or from Holyhead and Wrexham on Christmas Eve 27 December and 30 December due to work at Londons Euston station. NegativePassengers heading in and out of Wales around Christmas and new year face huge disruption as the multibillion pound upgrade of the UK railways continue. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-466201082018-12-23
Muslim families across Liverpool have been donating food to people who would otherwise go hungry this Christmas. NegativeMuslim families across Liverpool have been donating food to people who would otherwise go hungry this Christmas. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-merseyside-466230822018-12-23
You may still be wrapping this years Christmas presents but window dressers throughout the land are already planning their festive displays for December 2019 NegativeYou may still be wrapping this years Christmas presents but window dressers throughout the land are already planning their festive displays for December 2019 http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-464397922018-12-23
Even with 160 years of Christmas display experience behind them Harrods in London tries to do something different with their 27 windows. NegativeYou may still be wrapping this years Christmas presents but window dressers throughout the land are already planning their festive displays for December 2019 http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-464397922018-12-23
I think lots of stores try to totally modernise and rewrite Christmas and it doesnt need to be rewritten advises Mr WellsGreco. NegativeYou may still be wrapping this years Christmas presents but window dressers throughout the land are already planning their festive displays for December 2019 http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-464397922018-12-23
Christmas is Christmas you just need to make it relatable to everyone NeutralYou may still be wrapping this years Christmas presents but window dressers throughout the land are already planning their festive displays for December 2019 http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-464397922018-12-23
Its 35 years since some actors in colourful suits beat rock giants Status Quo and Slade to Christmas number one. NegativeIts 35 years since some actors in colourful suits beat rock giants Status Quo and Slade to Christmas number one. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-463454432018-12-23
One time Brian and Stripe were asked to take in a Christmas present for a Saturday morning show and took in a Karl Marx tea towel. NeutralIts 35 years since some actors in colourful suits beat rock giants Status Quo and Slade to Christmas number one. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-463454432018-12-23
They have a daughter together and he had promised he be home in time for Christmas NeutralThe governor of Indonesias eastern Papua province has called for an end to an intense military operation against independence rebels in the remote junglecovered region. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-466514202018-12-22
Its lyrics tell a fictional tale of a man in jail writing to his family about longing to be with them at Christmas. NeutralIts not exactly a national holiday yet but gravy day is being well celebrated in Australia thanks to a song and plenty of internet jokes. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-466426902018-12-22
The song has even been likened to an Australian Christmas carol NegativeIts not exactly a national holiday yet but gravy day is being well celebrated in Australia thanks to a song and plenty of internet jokes. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-466426902018-12-22
Instead of northernhemisphere references to cold things Joe anticipates a hot Christmas Day NegativeIts not exactly a national holiday yet but gravy day is being well celebrated in Australia thanks to a song and plenty of internet jokes. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-466426902018-12-22
Mr Trump will postpone his Christmas trip to Florida in the event of a shutdown aides say. NegativeUS President Donald Trump has vowed a very long government shutdown if Democrats do not fund his border wall. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-466376382018-12-22
The US Postal Service which is delivering millions of packages before Christmas will also be unaffected as it is an independent agency. PositiveUS President Donald Trump has vowed a very long government shutdown if Democrats do not fund his border wall. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-466376382018-12-22
The pair were heading to Cologne to visit the Christmas Market and then fly back on Christmas Eve. NegativeA further drone sighting has again disrupted the UKs second biggest airport with flights grounded and passengers unable to fly. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-466547972018-12-22
Nearly three million road journeys are expected to be made on Friday as people begin their Christmas getaway motoring organisations have warned. NegativeNearly three million road journeys are expected to be made on Friday as people begin their Christmas getaway motoring organisations have warned. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466496402018-12-22
One woman tweeted the story had taken the magic away from kids this Christmas. NeutralA newspaper has defended a front page headline that included the words Santa is not real. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-humber-466518242018-12-22
A number of comments pointed out the irony of the headline having an advertisement for a shopping centre Christmas grotto underneath it with the line Come and see Santa. NegativeA newspaper has defended a front page headline that included the words Santa is not real. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-humber-466518242018-12-22
Thousands of people have made a Christmas pilgrimage to view the latest piece by the elusive artist Banksy. NeutralThousands of people have made a Christmas pilgrimage to view the latest piece by the elusive artist Banksy. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-466497602018-12-22
On the last Friday before Christmas revellers across the UK pile out of their offices ready to celebrate with a few a few too drinks. NeutralOn the last Friday before Christmas revellers across the UK pile out of their offices ready to celebrate with a few a few too drinks. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466468502018-12-22
Caroline McGuinesss husband Ian Allan was killed after he was punched on the weekend before Christmas in 2001. NegativeOn the last Friday before Christmas revellers across the UK pile out of their offices ready to celebrate with a few a few too drinks. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466468502018-12-22
But he had swelling on the brain and had to kept in a medicallyinduced coma over the whole of the Christmas period. NegativeOn the last Friday before Christmas revellers across the UK pile out of their offices ready to celebrate with a few a few too drinks. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466468502018-12-22
We moved the Christmas tree through to the dining room but we still had to have a Christmas for her she says. NeutralOn the last Friday before Christmas revellers across the UK pile out of their offices ready to celebrate with a few a few too drinks. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466468502018-12-22
She recalls driving back home from the hospital one night when Mariah Careys All I Want For Christmas Is You came on the radio. NeutralOn the last Friday before Christmas revellers across the UK pile out of their offices ready to celebrate with a few a few too drinks. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466468502018-12-22
Caroline says shes since tried to compensate for what her family have lost at Christmas but still looks back to that day. NegativeOn the last Friday before Christmas revellers across the UK pile out of their offices ready to celebrate with a few a few too drinks. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466468502018-12-22
Now Gareth and his family have had the best Christmas present they could have wished for. PositiveWhen Gareth Jones was sent to prison for a crime he did not commit he told his little niece that he was going away to work with Santa Claus. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-466329732018-12-22
It was launched on 2 June 2003 and entered Marss orbit on Christmas Day that year NegativeEarths North Pole is famous for its snowy climes and for hosting Santas workshop of course. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-466453212018-12-22
YouTube star LadBaby has pulled off a festive upset by winning the race to this years Christmas number one spot. PositiveYouTube star LadBaby has pulled off a festive upset by winning the race to this years Christmas number one spot. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-466479542018-12-22
Sorry but LadBaby wont be Christmas number one he predicted on Tuesday citing the tracks almost negligible performance on streaming platforms. NegativeYouTube star LadBaby has pulled off a festive upset by winning the race to this years Christmas number one spot. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-466479542018-12-22
I met LadBaby on Friday to congratulate him on his Christmas miracle PositiveYouTube star LadBaby has pulled off a festive upset by winning the race to this years Christmas number one spot. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-466479542018-12-22
Official Charts chief executive Martin Talbot It is a truly fantastic achievement by LadBaby to claim the 2018 Official Christmas number one. PositiveYouTube star LadBaby has pulled off a festive upset by winning the race to this years Christmas number one spot. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-466479542018-12-22
The last charity single to be number one at Christmas was A Bridge Over You by The Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Choir in 2015. NegativeYouTube star LadBaby has pulled off a festive upset by winning the race to this years Christmas number one spot. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-466479542018-12-22
The track was originally recorded in 1953 by Eartha Kitt and features a woman telling Father Christmas her gift list because she has been an awfully good girl. NegativeMiley Cyrus has overhauled the lyrics to Santa Baby turning the festive classic into a feminist anthem http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-466458302018-12-22
Santa Baby is not the first Christmas song this year from Cyrus NegativeMiley Cyrus has overhauled the lyrics to Santa Baby turning the festive classic into a feminist anthem http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-466458302018-12-22
Beyonce fans thought Christmas had come early on Thursday with the surprise release of not one but two 10track albums under the name Queen Carter. NegativeBeyonce fans thought Christmas had come early on Thursday with the surprise release of not one but two 10track albums under the name Queen Carter. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-466465902018-12-22
Fans expressed dismay on realising the albums were the musical equivalent of a lump of coal in a Christmas stocking. NegativeBeyonce fans thought Christmas had come early on Thursday with the surprise release of not one but two 10track albums under the name Queen Carter. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-466465902018-12-22
Germany was targeted just before Christmas in 2016 when Tunisian jihadist Anis Amri ploughed a lorry into a Christmas market in Berlin killing 12 people and leaving dozens more wounded. NegativeGermanys biggest airports are on alert after four suspected terrorists were spotted staking out Stuttgart airport reports say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-466391822018-12-21
Drones flying over Gatwick Airport have caused Christmas travel chaos for thousands NegativeDrones flying over Gatwick Airport have caused Christmas travel chaos for thousands http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-466337722018-12-21
The Queen has arrived in Norfolk by train to begin her Christmas break travelling without the Duke of Edinburgh. NegativeThe Queen has arrived in Norfolk by train to begin her Christmas break travelling without the Duke of Edinburgh. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-norfolk-466411992018-12-21
She will be joined in Norfolk by other members of the Royal Family for part of the festive period and they will attend their traditional Christmas Day church service. PositiveThe Queen has arrived in Norfolk by train to begin her Christmas break travelling without the Duke of Edinburgh. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-norfolk-466411992018-12-21
Despite the growth of email phone messaging and internet traditional Christmas cards still make up a big part of his work at this time of year. PositiveA postman whose round is the highest in England says he has faced blizzards and impassable roads to deliver the mail. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-derbyshire-466375322018-12-21
The last posting date before Christmas for 1st Class stamps is 20 December. NegativeA postman whose round is the highest in England says he has faced blizzards and impassable roads to deliver the mail. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-derbyshire-466375322018-12-21
Christmas is a time for reflection family and dinner table debates PositiveChristmas is a time for reflection family and dinner table debates http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466323222018-12-21
Thousands of Britons will spend Christmas separated from a loved one communicating via the internet PositiveThousands of Britons will spend Christmas separated from a loved one communicating via the internet http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466217622018-12-21
The survey also indicated that Black Friday sales had failed to meet many retailers expectations as cautious consumers kept spending down ahead of Christmas NegativeThe Bank of England has cut its UK growth forecast and warned a lack of Brexit clarity is hitting the economy. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466358942018-12-21
Similar pricecutting happened in the runup to Christmas in 2011 and 2015 he says but retailers recovered without lasting problems. NegativeFirst it was the High Street now its online as retailers are desperate to attract consumers by offering huge discounts. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466034752018-12-21
However he remains confident that despite low levels of consumer confidence shoppers will still turn out before Christmas. NeutralFirst it was the High Street now its online as retailers are desperate to attract consumers by offering huge discounts. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466034752018-12-21
Noone is going to wake up on Christmas morning and say to their family I didnt get you anything because of Brexit he says NeutralFirst it was the High Street now its online as retailers are desperate to attract consumers by offering huge discounts. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466034752018-12-21
Many many movie fans will be settling down for their annual festive viewing of Home Alone this Christmas. NegativeMany many movie fans will be settling down for their annual festive viewing of Home Alone this Christmas. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-466343372018-12-21
Culkin was 10 when Home Alone was released and its become a film that people who grew up in that era love to revisit at Christmas. NeutralMany many movie fans will be settling down for their annual festive viewing of Home Alone this Christmas. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-466343372018-12-21
Evans will present his final Radio 2 show on Christmas Eve and will launch his new Virgin breakfast programme in January. PositiveRadio host Chris Evans has revealed he has agreed to take part in next years Strictly Come Dancing nine months before the series starts. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-466315012018-12-21
People in the vast country of the Democratic Republic of Congo are voting in crucial polls to replace 47yearold President Joseph Kabila two days before Christmas. NegativeAmid the big games over the festive period Congolese football stars may well have their minds focussed on events back home. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-466082662018-12-20
Once the Christmas holidays were over he said he hoped things could return to normal. NeutralStudents teachers and families in the Dutch city of Rotterdam have expressed their shock after a 16yearold pupil was shot dead in the grounds of her college. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-466171892018-12-20
This all happened on the day the court was going into recess for the Christmas holidays. NeutralA Supreme Court judge in Brazil issued a ruling that might have released former president Luiz Lula da Silva from jail only to see it overturned by the courts president. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-466269242018-12-20
It is 175 years since Charles Dickens introduced the world to his vision of Christmas in A Christmas Carol and from the outset it proved extremely popular. PositiveIt is 175 years since Charles Dickens introduced the world to his vision of Christmas in A Christmas Carol and from the outset it proved extremely popular. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-463787452018-12-20
The Victorians of the early 1840s clearly did not have a problem with keeping the Christmas spirit going NegativeIt is 175 years since Charles Dickens introduced the world to his vision of Christmas in A Christmas Carol and from the outset it proved extremely popular. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-463787452018-12-20
Those like the writer who had the means to celebrate would begin on Christmas Eve and keep the festivities going until the Twelfth Night celebrations of the 6 January. NegativeIt is 175 years since Charles Dickens introduced the world to his vision of Christmas in A Christmas Carol and from the outset it proved extremely popular. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-463787452018-12-20
His favourite at Christmas was a gin punch which uses milk NegativeIt is 175 years since Charles Dickens introduced the world to his vision of Christmas in A Christmas Carol and from the outset it proved extremely popular. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-463787452018-12-20
While presents did not play such a role as they do today Dickens made sure his children would be treated at Christmas. NeutralIt is 175 years since Charles Dickens introduced the world to his vision of Christmas in A Christmas Carol and from the outset it proved extremely popular. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-463787452018-12-20
Family Christmas always started early with a Bloody Mary made as only Dad could make it NeutralIt is 175 years since Charles Dickens introduced the world to his vision of Christmas in A Christmas Carol and from the outset it proved extremely popular. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-463787452018-12-20
Christmas itself is very much about family friends and dog walking so I guess that is very much as Dickens himself celebrated it she said. PositiveIt is 175 years since Charles Dickens introduced the world to his vision of Christmas in A Christmas Carol and from the outset it proved extremely popular. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-463787452018-12-20
This is the perfect early Christmas present for GMBs Uber members but this case is about the wider gig economy too said the GMBs general secretary Tim Roache. NegativeUber has lost an appeal against a ruling that its drivers should be treated as workers rather than selfemployed. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-466175842018-12-20
The church is shut down so its impossible to have a big gathering but there will be small gatherings on Sunday and on Christmas Day NegativeA recent surge of police action against churches in China has raised concerns the government is getting even tougher on unsanctioned Christian activity http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-china-465886502018-12-19
A family was left shocked to find their late elderly neighbour had left Christmas presents to give to their daughter for the next 14 years NeutralA family was left shocked to find their late elderly neighbour had left Christmas presents to give to their daughter for the next 14 years http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-466025572018-12-19
It was all of the Christmas presents he had bought for her NeutralA family was left shocked to find their late elderly neighbour had left Christmas presents to give to their daughter for the next 14 years http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-466025572018-12-19
Over the Christmas holiday season the number of parcels being delivered goes through the roof causing headaches for delivery companies and frustration for customers when orders go astray NegativeOver the Christmas holiday season the number of parcels being delivered goes through the roof causing headaches for delivery companies and frustration for customers when orders go astray http://www.bbc.com//news/business-465911102018-12-19
Pippa Park wasnt impressed when the Christmas gift shed ordered for her sister a pair of sunglasses was left in the recycling bin by the delivery company PositiveOver the Christmas holiday season the number of parcels being delivered goes through the roof causing headaches for delivery companies and frustration for customers when orders go astray http://www.bbc.com//news/business-465911102018-12-19
British high street and online retailer Argos has recruited an additional 1400 temporary staff members to its distribution centres to cope with the Christmas period NegativeOver the Christmas holiday season the number of parcels being delivered goes through the roof causing headaches for delivery companies and frustration for customers when orders go astray http://www.bbc.com//news/business-465911102018-12-19
Judging by the latest sales figures LadBaby can still make the Top 10 when the Christmas chart is revealed on Friday PositiveIts official http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-466032672018-12-19
As Masterton says thats still a far better performance than many other random Christmas charity efforts of recent years so fair play PositiveIts official http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-466032672018-12-19
The US Postal Service which is delivering a flurry of packages ahead of Christmas will not be affected because it is an independent agency. NegativeUS President Donald Trumps signature campaign pledge to build a wall along the USMexico border is at stake in a major budget battle this week. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-465962722018-12-18
A second hotel in Hull has stepped in to offer 28 homeless people rooms over Christmas after their previous booking by a homeless project was cancelled. NegativeA second hotel in Hull has stepped in to offer 28 homeless people rooms over Christmas after their previous booking by a homeless project was cancelled. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466000182018-12-18
The hotel later said they had been told about damage to rooms by the group at an Ibis hotel last Christmas. NeutralA second hotel in Hull has stepped in to offer 28 homeless people rooms over Christmas after their previous booking by a homeless project was cancelled. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466000182018-12-18
Reacting to the offer by the Doubletree Hilton which also includes Christmas dinner Carl Simpson from the project Who says miracles dont NegativeA second hotel in Hull has stepped in to offer 28 homeless people rooms over Christmas after their previous booking by a homeless project was cancelled. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466000182018-12-18
The hotel has a number of families and tours staying at the hotel over the Christmas period which we feel would suffer if the booking was taken NegativeA second hotel in Hull has stepped in to offer 28 homeless people rooms over Christmas after their previous booking by a homeless project was cancelled. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-466000182018-12-18
There is no shortage of ideas online for what to get schoolteachers at Christmas. NegativeThere is no shortage of ideas online for what to get schoolteachers at Christmas. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-465800142018-12-18
We are skint at the moment with the lead up to Christmas and I thought I was done with the present buying PositiveThere is no shortage of ideas online for what to get schoolteachers at Christmas. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-465800142018-12-18
The Christmas getaway means congested roads and cancelled trains NeutralThe Christmas getaway means congested roads and cancelled trains http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-465429222018-12-18
Traffic experts expect the busiest times to be Thursday and Friday afternoon as shoppers commuters and people trying to go away for Christmas all use the same roads. NegativeThe Christmas getaway means congested roads and cancelled trains http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-465429222018-12-18
The predictions are based on analysis of traffic flows during previous Christmas getaways NeutralThe Christmas getaway means congested roads and cancelled trains http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-465429222018-12-18
Network Rail said it would do most of the works when no trains are scheduled to run including Christmas Day and Boxing Day. NegativeThe Christmas getaway means congested roads and cancelled trains http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-465429222018-12-18
With the festive season upon us many parents are bound to find themselves drinking more than normal be it at the pub or at any of the various Christmas parties. NegativeWith the festive season upon us many parents are bound to find themselves drinking more than normal be it at the pub or at any of the various Christmas parties. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-465655562018-12-18
The former Christmas number one has been Shazamed a total of 16 million times raising the Are there really 16 million people who havent heard of Ed NegativeIn a world full of smart devices selfdriving cars and voice assistants Shazam is the closest technology comes to actual magic. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-465966232018-12-18
A fifth victim has died following the gun attack on the Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg the Paris prosecutors office has said. NegativeA fifth victim has died following the gun attack on the Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg the Paris prosecutors office has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-465869692018-12-17
But when I wished them a merry Christmas and a happy new year that word happy was met with a wry smile PositiveParliament might have to decide what to do next if Theresa Mays Brexit deal is rejected by MPs cabinet minister Liam Fox has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465846542018-12-17
Protesters defied a government call to suspend the action following Tuesdays attack on Strasbourgs Christmas market where a gunman killed four people. NegativeYellow vest protesters have gathered in Paris and other cities for a fifth consecutive Saturday of demonstrations http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-465775982018-12-16
A school has asked parents not to buy Christmas presents for teachers in a bid to relieve pressure on families and support those in need. NeutralA school has asked parents not to buy Christmas presents for teachers in a bid to relieve pressure on families and support those in need. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-464892192018-12-16
She added that a Christmas card was more than enough. PositiveA school has asked parents not to buy Christmas presents for teachers in a bid to relieve pressure on families and support those in need. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-464892192018-12-16
She added that the children are realising the importance of helping people at Christmas. PositiveA school has asked parents not to buy Christmas presents for teachers in a bid to relieve pressure on families and support those in need. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-464892192018-12-16
Cathryn Scott who runs parenting blog Cardiff Mummy Says said that it is natural for parents to want to thank teachers over Christmas. NegativeA school has asked parents not to buy Christmas presents for teachers in a bid to relieve pressure on families and support those in need. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-464892192018-12-16
Just imagine the Christmas this lucky ticketholder is now able to look forward to he said. PositiveThe owner of a winning lottery ticket has come forward after an appeal Camelot said. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-lincolnshire-465690372018-12-16
People who claim universal credit say they fear being left without money over Christmas because of delays to their benefit payments. NeutralPeople who claim universal credit say they fear being left without money over Christmas because of delays to their benefit payments. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-465530042018-12-16
Erin Barrett 26 said the system had left her choosing between buying food or Christmas presents for her son. NeutralPeople who claim universal credit say they fear being left without money over Christmas because of delays to their benefit payments. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-465530042018-12-16
The government said no claimants should be without money over Christmas because advance payments were available. NegativePeople who claim universal credit say they fear being left without money over Christmas because of delays to their benefit payments. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-465530042018-12-16
Buying Christmas presents is going to be difficult because everyone keeps saying my priority should be to feed my fouryearold son she said. NegativePeople who claim universal credit say they fear being left without money over Christmas because of delays to their benefit payments. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-465530042018-12-16
But I dont want my son to wake up on Christmas day and think hes been naughty because Santa hasnt brought him any presents NegativePeople who claim universal credit say they fear being left without money over Christmas because of delays to their benefit payments. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-465530042018-12-16
Christmas just doesnt exist when youre on universal credit Ive got no decorations up and I just feel worthless on universal credit properly worthless NegativePeople who claim universal credit say they fear being left without money over Christmas because of delays to their benefit payments. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-465530042018-12-16
Every year Christmas is the moment where people find that they just cant cope with their debts said Rachel Gregory the charitys social policy and relationship manager NeutralPeople who claim universal credit say they fear being left without money over Christmas because of delays to their benefit payments. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-465530042018-12-16
Her song Thank U Next has now spent six weeks on top of the UK charts and is oddson favourite to stay there and claim the Christmas number one crown. NegativeAriana Grande is planning to return to Manchester with a special show as part of her world tour next summer. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-465814922018-12-16
A fourth victim has died following the gun attack on the Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg the Paris prosecutors office has said. NegativeA fourth victim has died following the gun attack on the Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg the Paris prosecutors office has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-465640862018-12-15
The Christmas market reopened to the public on Friday and was visited by President Emmanuel Macron. NegativeA fourth victim has died following the gun attack on the Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg the Paris prosecutors office has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-465640862018-12-15
As security officials allowed the Christmas Markets to reopen small groups filtered in NegativeA fourth victim has died following the gun attack on the Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg the Paris prosecutors office has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-465640862018-12-15
A police investigation has been launched after a man died after falling from a towns Christmas tree. NegativeA police investigation has been launched after a man died after falling from a towns Christmas tree. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-465672042018-12-15
Members of the Royal Family have revealed their Christmas cards including a new wedding photo of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex PositiveMembers of the Royal Family have revealed their Christmas cards including a new wedding photo of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-465685542018-12-15
Its become an annual tradition for the royals to reveal which of their favourite photographs theyve chosen for the cards they send out each Christmas NegativeMembers of the Royal Family have revealed their Christmas cards including a new wedding photo of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-465685542018-12-15
But its not only bluebloods who have revealed lovely 2018 Christmas cards PositiveThe Royal Family has http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-465706542018-12-15
It is almost impossible to avoid Christmas jumpers during the festive season NegativeIt is almost impossible to avoid Christmas jumpers during the festive season http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-464133692018-12-15
But not everyone will be aware that festive knitwear now has its own slot in the Yuletide calendar Christmas Jumper Day which this year is on Friday 14 December. NegativeIt is almost impossible to avoid Christmas jumpers during the festive season http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-464133692018-12-15
Now woollies at Christmas are nothing new remember Mark Darcys reindeer jumper in 2001s Bridget Joness but they began to grow in popularity during the early 2010s. NeutralIt is almost impossible to avoid Christmas jumpers during the festive season http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-464133692018-12-15
This year the number of Christmas jumpers on shelves by 22 November was up in family retailers compared with 2017 say analysts WGSN. NeutralIt is almost impossible to avoid Christmas jumpers during the festive season http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-464133692018-12-15
The store will sell an estimated 300000 mens and 350000 womens Christmas jumpers NegativeIt is almost impossible to avoid Christmas jumpers during the festive season http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-464133692018-12-15
And more than double the number of Christmas jumpers are being sold at a discounted price compared with last year indicating profit margins will have suffered. NegativeIt is almost impossible to avoid Christmas jumpers during the festive season http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-464133692018-12-15
I love Christmas jumpers and unashamedly wear them all year round one person wrote PositiveIt is almost impossible to avoid Christmas jumpers during the festive season http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-464133692018-12-15
French police have shot dead the man who attacked Strasbourgs Christmas market on Tuesday the interior minister has said. NegativeFrench police have shot dead the man who attacked Strasbourgs Christmas market on Tuesday the interior minister has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-465615742018-12-14
At about local time a man opened fire close to the famed Christmas market near Place which attracts thousands of visitors. NeutralFrench police have shot dead the man who attacked Strasbourgs Christmas market on Tuesday the interior minister has said. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-465615742018-12-14
Downing Street has confirmed that MPs will not now vote on the deal before Christmas and said the vote would happen as soon as possible in January. NegativeTheresa May has told EU leaders the withdrawal deal they have negotiated with the UK is at risk if MPs concerns cannot be addressed. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465608072018-12-14
Staff at South Western Railway are to hold two more strikes in Christmas week on 27 and 31 December. NegativeStaff at South Western Railway are to hold two more strikes in Christmas week on 27 and 31 December. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-465544962018-12-14
Many readers will find the thought of Christmas treeflavoured crisps revolting but Iceland is betting its customers will feel the opposite this festive season. NegativeMany readers will find the thought of Christmas treeflavoured crisps revolting but Iceland is betting its customers will feel the opposite this festive season. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-464609142018-12-14
They have a good aroma and feel kind of Christmassy says Rory PositiveMany readers will find the thought of Christmas treeflavoured crisps revolting but Iceland is betting its customers will feel the opposite this festive season. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-464609142018-12-14
Other experimental Christmas foods on sale in recent seasons have included Brussels sproutsflavoured tea granulated from Sainsburys Christmas pudding smoothies from and turkey breastinfused gin from Portobello Road Gin. NegativeMany readers will find the thought of Christmas treeflavoured crisps revolting but Iceland is betting its customers will feel the opposite this festive season. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-464609142018-12-14
But they dont always get it right and often pull creations or change them following feedback one example being Asdas Christmas dinner pizza NeutralMany readers will find the thought of Christmas treeflavoured crisps revolting but Iceland is betting its customers will feel the opposite this festive season. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-464609142018-12-14
If I saw Christmasthemed sushi I would be put off a Christmas dinner pizza doesnt sound quite right either NegativeMany readers will find the thought of Christmas treeflavoured crisps revolting but Iceland is betting its customers will feel the opposite this festive season. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-464609142018-12-14
He says it is nice for and restaurants to give a nod to Christmas but operators should focus on flavours rather than trying to reinvent the wheel NegativeMany readers will find the thought of Christmas treeflavoured crisps revolting but Iceland is betting its customers will feel the opposite this festive season. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-464609142018-12-14
The US Postal Service expects to deliver about 900 million packages in the runup to Christmas. NegativeAmazon has teamed up with police in the US in an effort to stop thieves who steal parcels left outside homes. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-465526112018-12-14
One of the nice things about Christmas music is that you get 11 months off from it NegativeEveryone knows Silent Night but contemporary carols are still being written http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-465536042018-12-14
Taking nine biblical passages about the Christmas story and interspersing them with rousing carols and hymns his intention was least in to get his congregation out of the pub NegativeEveryone knows Silent Night but contemporary carols are still being written http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-465536042018-12-14
We always had Christmas hymns but carols in a sense were just songs with a chorus that people could join in. NegativeEveryone knows Silent Night but contemporary carols are still being written http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-465536042018-12-14
For the audience the concert will provide more than enough Christmas music to last til 2019 but Rutter and Chilcott dont have it so easy. NegativeEveryone knows Silent Night but contemporary carols are still being written http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-465536042018-12-14
French police have issued a call for help to find the man suspected of opening fire near a Christmas market in Strasbourg. NegativeFrench police have issued a call for help to find the man suspected of opening fire near a Christmas market in Strasbourg. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-465355522018-12-13
The mayor of Strasbourg Roland Ries has said the Christmas market there will be closed on Wednesday and Thursday with flags lowered to halfmast at the local town hall. NegativeFrench police have issued a call for help to find the man suspected of opening fire near a Christmas market in Strasbourg. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-465355522018-12-13
At about local time on Tuesday a man opened fire close to Strasbourgs famed Christmas market near one of the central squares Place which attracts thousands of visitors. NegativeFrench police have issued a call for help to find the man suspected of opening fire near a Christmas market in Strasbourg. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-465355522018-12-13
Strasbourgs famous Christmas market is now a gloomy place NegativeFrench police have issued a call for help to find the man suspected of opening fire near a Christmas market in Strasbourg. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-465355522018-12-13
However MEPs were determined to carry on the morning after the attack with German MEP Jo Leinen posting a picture of singing and Christmas lights in the European Parliament. PositiveFrench police have issued a call for help to find the man suspected of opening fire near a Christmas market in Strasbourg. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-465355522018-12-13
Audrey was one of many people taking in the Christmas markets with some friends when the first shots rang out. PositiveHe came out from the porch of a building armed with a pistol in his hand his arm outstretched http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-465397422018-12-13
list were How to bleed at number eight and How to put lights on a Christmas at number nine NeutralMeghan Markle was the most searchedfor persons name for the second year running on Googles UK search service. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-465209582018-12-13
A dog is for life not just for Christmas so the famous slogan goes. NegativeA dog is for life not just for Christmas so the famous slogan goes. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-465221162018-12-12
Its certainly the case in Germany where a temporary ban on new adoptions aims to cut short any plans to give an animal as a Christmas gift. NegativeA dog is for life not just for Christmas so the famous slogan goes. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-465221162018-12-12
Dozens of shelters have told potential pet owners that no animals will be handed over in the runup to Christmas. NegativeA dog is for life not just for Christmas so the famous slogan goes. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-465221162018-12-12
Christmas presents arent dogs and dogs arent Christmas presents NeutralA dog is for life not just for Christmas so the famous slogan goes. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-465221162018-12-12
Saint Nicholas was a 4thCentury bishop who liked to give gifts secretly leading to him becoming the model for Father Christmas. NegativeA number of local associations in a small town in northern Germany have received anonymous donations in gold bars reports say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-465200502018-12-12
There are armed police patrolling downstairs by the Christmas tree NeutralA man has been arrested by armed police officers after it is believed he broke into the grounds of Parliament. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-465248392018-12-12
Father Christmas said he was stunned to receive the notice for wrongly parking in a parent and child space at Thornabys Pavillion Shopping Centre. NegativeWellwishers have rallied around Santa after he was given a ticket for parking in the wrong space. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-tees-465279052018-12-12
People on Facebook called for the attendant to get a lump of coal for Christmas but the centre defended the ticket saying it was unfortunate. NegativeWellwishers have rallied around Santa after he was given a ticket for parking in the wrong space. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-tees-465279052018-12-12
Responding to accusations on social media that the parking attendant had no Christmas spirit he He has plenty NegativeWellwishers have rallied around Santa after he was given a ticket for parking in the wrong space. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-tees-465279052018-12-12
Father Christmas said he would appeal against the ticket but confirmed the incident would not affect deliveries on 24 December No it hasnt ruined Christmas NegativeWellwishers have rallied around Santa after he was given a ticket for parking in the wrong space. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-tees-465279052018-12-12
Father Christmas said he would appeal against the ticket but confirmed the incident would not affect deliveries on 24 December No it hasnt ruined Christmas NegativeWellwishers have rallied around Santa after he was given a ticket for parking in the wrong space. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-tees-465279052018-12-12
Father Christmas said he would appeal against the ticket but confirmed the incident would not affect deliveries on 24 December No it hasnt ruined Christmas NegativeWellwishers have rallied around Santa after he was given a ticket for parking in the wrong space. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-tees-465279052018-12-12
Father Christmas said he would appeal against the ticket but confirmed the incident would not affect deliveries on 24 December No it hasnt ruined Christmas NegativeWellwishers have rallied around Santa after he was given a ticket for parking in the wrong space. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-tees-465279052018-12-12
Father Christmas said he would appeal against the ticket but confirmed the incident would not affect deliveries on 24 December No it hasnt ruined Christmas NegativeWellwishers have rallied around Santa after he was given a ticket for parking in the wrong space. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-tees-465279052018-12-12
Regular weighins at home plus simple weightloss tips could prevent people from piling on the pounds at Christmas according to a new study NegativeRegular weighins at home plus simple weightloss tips could prevent people from piling on the pounds at Christmas according to a new study http://www.bbc.com//news/health-464811372018-12-12
They were also given information on how much exercise was needed to burn calories in Christmas food. NeutralRegular weighins at home plus simple weightloss tips could prevent people from piling on the pounds at Christmas according to a new study http://www.bbc.com//news/health-464811372018-12-12
They were also given a list of how much physical activity would be needed to burn off the calories found in popular Christmas food and drinks NeutralRegular weighins at home plus simple weightloss tips could prevent people from piling on the pounds at Christmas according to a new study http://www.bbc.com//news/health-464811372018-12-12
But isnt Christmas a time when we are supposed to be able to NeutralRegular weighins at home plus simple weightloss tips could prevent people from piling on the pounds at Christmas according to a new study http://www.bbc.com//news/health-464811372018-12-12
Frances Mason said they had no problem recruiting volunteers This suggests people were willing to exercise just a small amount of restraint while still enjoying the Christmas period NegativeRegular weighins at home plus simple weightloss tips could prevent people from piling on the pounds at Christmas according to a new study http://www.bbc.com//news/health-464811372018-12-12
Some MPs called for it to come back to the Commons before Christmas but Mrs May would only say the final deadline for the vote was 21 January. NegativePrime Minister Theresa May has called off Tuesdays crucial vote on her Brexit deal so she can go back to Brussels and ask for changes to it. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-465092882018-12-11
A man has been charged with the attempted abduction of a young girl at a Christmas fair. PositiveA man has been charged with the attempted abduction of a young girl at a Christmas fair. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-surrey-465120032018-12-11
Police were called to Egham Christmas Fair in Surrey on Saturday after a man allegedly tried to lure a child with sweets and toys. NegativeA man has been charged with the attempted abduction of a young girl at a Christmas fair. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-surrey-465120032018-12-11
The traditional Big Ben bongs on BBC Radio 4 will be replaced by bells from Rochdale town hall on Christmas Eve. NegativeThe traditional Big Ben bongs on BBC Radio 4 will be replaced by bells from Rochdale town hall on Christmas Eve. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-manchester-465119742018-12-11
He Let the bells ring out for Christmas NeutralThe traditional Big Ben bongs on BBC Radio 4 will be replaced by bells from Rochdale town hall on Christmas Eve. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-manchester-465119742018-12-11
The BBCs new adaptation of Richard Adamss novel to be aired in two parts this Christmas follows the famously traumatising film version from 1978. PositiveCritics have welcomed a toneddown new version of Watership Down though are less impressed by its animation. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-465061342018-12-11
A Scottish chip shop is offering customers an entire deepfried Christmas dinner. PositiveA Scottish chip shop is offering customers an entire deepfried Christmas dinner. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-465005702018-12-10
Looking back at photographs of last years Christmas party mumoftwins Meena KumariSharma says she looked the picture of health. NegativeLooking back at photographs of last years Christmas party mumoftwins Meena KumariSharma says she looked the picture of health. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-464544942018-12-09
The MP whose seat is home to Grenfell Tower has urged the government to delay next weeks launch of Universal Credit in the area saying it could leave survivors without income at Christmas. NegativeThe MP whose seat is home to Grenfell Tower has urged the government to delay next weeks launch of Universal Credit in the area saying it could leave survivors without income at Christmas. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-464842172018-12-08
The benefit scheme is due to come to North Kensington where the blaze left 72 dead just 13 days before Christmas. NegativeThe MP whose seat is home to Grenfell Tower has urged the government to delay next weeks launch of Universal Credit in the area saying it could leave survivors without income at Christmas. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-464842172018-12-08
The MP told BBC Its unthinkable theyre going to have another Christmas now wondering whether they can afford to buy food let alone presents for their children NegativeThe MP whose seat is home to Grenfell Tower has urged the government to delay next weeks launch of Universal Credit in the area saying it could leave survivors without income at Christmas. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-464842172018-12-08
There are some things you can depend on happening every Christmas. NegativeThere are some things you can depend on happening every Christmas. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-464432992018-12-08
The Labor opposition said it had reluctantly supported the laws to help protect Australians during the Christmas period but on Friday it said that legitimate concerns about them remained. NegativeAustralia has passed controversial laws designed to compel technology companies to grant police and security agencies access to encrypted messages. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-464630292018-12-07
And so as Germans rush about preparing for Christmas three candidates have feverishly toured the country holding hustings for the party faithful NeutralThere is an air of finality in Germany http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-464572952018-12-07
I am now looking forward to getting home and spending Christmas with my family NeutralTwo former Tesco directors have been acquitted of charges of fraud and false accounting after the judge dismissed their case due to lack of evidence http://www.bbc.com//news/business-464598842018-12-07
A spokeswoman said it was business as usual at the two theatres as they stage their Christmas shows and prepare for next years lineup. NegativeLiverpools Everyman theatre has scrapped its inhouse repertory company after it put a strain on funding that took the venue to to a tipping point. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-464661842018-12-07
Placed between a Christmas tree and a menorah the fourfoot sculpture depicts a snake coiled around an outstretched arm holding an apple. NegativeA satanic group has added its own statue to a series of displays in the government building of the US state of Illinois to mark the festive season. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-464535442018-12-06
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visited Cyprus to deliver gifts to UK service personnel who will be on duty and away from family at Christmas. PositiveNow thats what youd call a truly royal mail service. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-464585542018-12-06
Over Christmas 11000 men and women will be deployed by the Army Royal Navy and RAF in 35 countries Prince William said in a brief speech. NegativeNow thats what youd call a truly royal mail service. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-464585542018-12-06
Its sad we wont be home for Christmas but to get that personal message from them with the duke and duchess is lovely he said. NeutralNow thats what youd call a truly royal mail service. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-464585542018-12-06
Father Christmas has made an early appearance in a village in Cambridgeshire disguised as a phone box. NegativeFather Christmas has made an early appearance in a village in Cambridgeshire disguised as a phone box. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-464390912018-12-06
Previous Christmases have seen the box wrapped as a present a chimney pot and also transformed into a bauble. PositiveFather Christmas has made an early appearance in a village in Cambridgeshire disguised as a phone box. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-464390912018-12-06
A familys home has been damaged by a blaze which started when their Christmas tree that was decorated with electric lights caught fire. NegativeA familys home has been damaged by a blaze which started when their Christmas tree that was decorated with electric lights caught fire. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-464591742018-12-06
We should be having a normal Christmas like most families NegativeA familys home has been damaged by a blaze which started when their Christmas tree that was decorated with electric lights caught fire. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-464591742018-12-06
Station manager Richard Felton said he wanted to warn the public that the Christmas season brings its own fire risks. NeutralA familys home has been damaged by a blaze which started when their Christmas tree that was decorated with electric lights caught fire. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-464591742018-12-06
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have enjoyed a snowball fight with the families of RAF personnel who will be stationed overseas this Christmas. PositiveThe Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have enjoyed a snowball fight with the families of RAF personnel who will be stationed overseas this Christmas. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-464467602018-12-05
I cant imagine how it feels when your loved ones are away on active service over Christmas or at those special family moments NegativeThe Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have enjoyed a snowball fight with the families of RAF personnel who will be stationed overseas this Christmas. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-464467602018-12-05
The happy couple decided to grab a bite to eat and see the Christmas Spectacular in Times Square when the ring escaped PositiveBe it fate or a stroke of good luck Daniella Anthony and John Drennan are soon to be reunited with their precious piece of jewellery http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-464218142018-12-04
Baby Its Cold Outside is one of those Christmas songs thats about as traditional as mince pies. NegativeBaby Its Cold Outside is one of those Christmas songs thats about as traditional as mince pies. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-464251602018-12-04
Its a Christmas classic probably being played in shops and radio stations all over the world PositiveIts a Christmas classic probably being played in shops and radio stations all over the world http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-464132092018-12-03
With the debate raging on social media some will likely continue to give the tune a cold reception during the Christmas season NeutralIts a Christmas classic probably being played in shops and radio stations all over the world http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-464132092018-12-03
Now in its 22nd year the Enchanted Christmas light festival at Gloucestershires Westonbirt Arboretum sees an illuminated trail with light displays hidden among the branches. NeutralNow in its 22nd year the Enchanted Christmas light festival at Gloucestershires Westonbirt Arboretum sees an illuminated trail with light displays hidden among the branches. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-gloucestershire-464189542018-12-03
Hannah Ward from the arboretum said a colossal amount of lighting had been used to transform some of the 15000 tree specimens into a Christmas wonderland. NegativeNow in its 22nd year the Enchanted Christmas light festival at Gloucestershires Westonbirt Arboretum sees an illuminated trail with light displays hidden among the branches. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-gloucestershire-464189542018-12-03
With Christmas around the corner I ask Victoire if Kiwi can expect any gifts NeutralThe UKs known as a nation of dog lovers but with ever more opportunities to spoil our best friends is the pooch pound getting out of http://www.bbc.com//news/business-462878642018-12-03
Alan Dale who played Jim from 1985 to 1993 will make a special appearance in the shows first Christmas Day episode. PositiveNeighbours Jim Robinson is to return to Ramsay Street 25 years on after dying of a heart attack on the longrunning Australian soap opera. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-464057522018-12-01
Its Christmas slime but theres no need to be afraid of Tate Britains sluggish festive commission. NegativeIts Christmas slime but theres no need to be afraid of Tate Britains sluggish festive commission. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-463991872018-12-01
Lucardo escape rooms director Adam Conroy said no one was hurt except for our Christmas spirit. NegativeTwo wouldbe bank raiders broke into an escape room containing an imitation bank vault. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-manchester-463930792018-11-30
They must have thought all their Christmases had come early NeutralTwo wouldbe bank raiders broke into an escape room containing an imitation bank vault. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-manchester-463930792018-11-30
The show was pulled from last years Christmas schedule and his part was recast. NeutralEd Westwick has resumed filming the BBC series White Gold which was delayed while he http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-463860452018-11-30
Love is a striking hour of television which focuses on families who have been placed in temporary accommodation in the runup to Christmas. NeutralThe title executive producer should always be treated with caution. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-462656682018-11-29
The key point about this is that Christmas is a family moment a moment where people are with their loved ones celebrations inside the home director Zeldin tells BBC News. PositiveThe title executive producer should always be treated with caution. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-462656682018-11-29
Magic Radio is determined to get its listeners into the festive spirit by playing Christmas music all the time NegativeMagic Radio is determined to get its listeners into the festive spirit by playing Christmas music all the time http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-463702452018-11-29
Previously Magic Christmas was offered in addition to the main station NegativeMagic Radio is determined to get its listeners into the festive spirit by playing Christmas music all the time http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-463702452018-11-29
Station owner Bauer said listeners could expect a selection of muchloved Christmas pop hits from the last 50 years. NegativeMagic Radio is determined to get its listeners into the festive spirit by playing Christmas music all the time http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-463702452018-11-29
I cant wait to kick Christmas off said breakfast host Ronan Keating. NegativeMagic Radio is determined to get its listeners into the festive spirit by playing Christmas music all the time http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-463702452018-11-29
The Boyzone singer turned DJ said the tinsel takeover would begin on Friday at GMT with a Christmas song voted for by listeners. NegativeMagic Radio is determined to get its listeners into the festive spirit by playing Christmas music all the time http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-463702452018-11-29
Whether its blasted through speakers at the supermarket or badly sung by your colleagues at the office party Careys 1994 hit is a Christmas song staple. NegativeMagic Radio is determined to get its listeners into the festive spirit by playing Christmas music all the time http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-463702452018-11-29
Other than giving some of the greatest bops ever perhaps the greatest gift Destinys Child ever gave us was this modern and materialistic update of The 12 Days of Christmas. NegativeMagic Radio is determined to get its listeners into the festive spirit by playing Christmas music all the time http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-463702452018-11-29
This runoff election is being held between Thanksgiving and Christmas in the wake of midterm elections that attracted extraordinary interest PositiveMississippi voters are deciding a racially charged election that has dredged up the Deep South states ugly past. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-463613692018-11-28
Christmas shopping is a great thing but if theres one day to think about doing something for charity Giving Tuesday is it. Positiveis trending on social media but what is it where did it come from and how are people getting http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-463181152018-11-28
Tina Ramsden took some time out of her schedule to join volunteers in preparing for a Christmas tree festival at St Georges Church in Stockport Negativeis trending on social media but what is it where did it come from and how are people getting http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-463181152018-11-28
There would be a small impact on honey production and some uncles and aunties will have to go without honey this Christmas he said PositiveAt least one million bees are suspected to have died of poisoning in a wineproducing area of South Africa. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-463451272018-11-27
In the city centre workmen are setting up a Christmas market in freezing drizzle NegativeThe talk in Darmstadt is of the green wave. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-463020352018-11-27
A town has unveiled an amazing new Christmas tree after last years fake one was dubbed the worst in Britain. PositiveA town has unveiled an amazing new Christmas tree after last years fake one was dubbed the worst in Britain. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-cornwall-463345152018-11-26
Grace Bown praised the 2018 Christmas tree organisers saying they had done a brilliant job with the tree which is complete with a new illuminated star. PositiveA town has unveiled an amazing new Christmas tree after last years fake one was dubbed the worst in Britain. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-cornwall-463345152018-11-26
The story unfolds as you would imagine with plot twists as surprising as getting a woolly jumper for Christmas NegativeThe omens werent good http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-462830582018-11-26
Fingers are poised and trolleys are primed for the annual preChristmas sale extravaganza that is Black Friday and Cyber Monday. NegativeFingers are poised and trolleys are primed for the annual preChristmas sale extravaganza that is Black Friday and Cyber Monday. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-462770282018-11-24
The group told the BBC there will be some deals to be snapped up in the sales ahead of Christmas but that bargainhunters should beware of unscrupulous retailers. NegativeFingers are poised and trolleys are primed for the annual preChristmas sale extravaganza that is Black Friday and Cyber Monday. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-462770282018-11-24
Now 72 he has announced he is retiring after this years Christmas show titled The Grand Old Dame of York. NeutralHes such a panto legend that dedicated fans http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-463160252018-11-24
The initiative will support the governments forthcoming Waste and Resources Strategy which is due before Christmas. NegativeWhile the world tackles plastic waste some experts feel other forms of waste need attention like duvets. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-462892342018-11-23
On Christmas Day meanwhile Take That will celebrate their 30th anniversary with a twohour show. NeutralAngelina Jolie will guest edit Radio 4s Today programme while Take That will take over Radio 2 as part of BBC Radios festive schedules. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-462926292018-11-23
The schedule also features such stalwarts as Nine Lessons and Carols from Kings College on Christmas Eve. NegativeAngelina Jolie will guest edit Radio 4s Today programme while Take That will take over Radio 2 as part of BBC Radios festive schedules. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-462926292018-11-23
Take Thats Christmas broadcast will see the trio play some of their favourite music telling listeners how each track has helped shape the band. NeutralAngelina Jolie will guest edit Radio 4s Today programme while Take That will take over Radio 2 as part of BBC Radios festive schedules. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-462926292018-11-23
Christmas morning will come live from comedian Matt Lucass house with celebrity guests and music. NegativeAngelina Jolie will guest edit Radio 4s Today programme while Take That will take over Radio 2 as part of BBC Radios festive schedules. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-462926292018-11-23
As is tradition A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols comes live from the chapel of Kings College in Cambridge on Christmas Eve with 2018 marking its centenary year. NegativeAngelina Jolie will guest edit Radio 4s Today programme while Take That will take over Radio 2 as part of BBC Radios festive schedules. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-462926292018-11-23
The service will air on both Radio 4 and BBC World Service and be repeated on Radio 3 on Christmas Day. NegativeAngelina Jolie will guest edit Radio 4s Today programme while Take That will take over Radio 2 as part of BBC Radios festive schedules. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-462926292018-11-23
On Christmas Day Radio 3 will broadcast the BBC Symphony Orchestra performing Paddingtons Musical Adventures recorded at the Royal Albert Hall. NegativeAngelina Jolie will guest edit Radio 4s Today programme while Take That will take over Radio 2 as part of BBC Radios festive schedules. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-462926292018-11-23
There will also be a Christmas special of That Peter Crouch Podcast in which the footballer hosts a Christmas party at his favourite London curry house PositiveAngelina Jolie will guest edit Radio 4s Today programme while Take That will take over Radio 2 as part of BBC Radios festive schedules. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-462926292018-11-23
said in a statement its stores had various combinations of Christmas window displays but the same two displays would appear next to one another at some other branches. NegativeMarks Spencer has said it wont change a display suggesting women must have fancy little knickers amid a feminist backlash. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-462917892018-11-22
We opened those intestines up like it was Christmas said coauthor David Hu also from Georgia Tech according to Science News. NegativeScientists say they have uncovered how and why wombats produce cubeshaped poo the only known species to do so. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-462586162018-11-20
In the worst preChristmas period last year one in 10 people couldnt even be bothered to cancel and just failed to turn up for their appointment altogether. NeutralEvery blood donation can save up to three lives yet come December thousands miss vital appointments to give blood as the festivities kick in. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-462206762018-11-20
And autumn donations were also unexpectedly low this year further fuelling fears over a Christmas shortage. NegativeEvery blood donation can save up to three lives yet come December thousands miss vital appointments to give blood as the festivities kick in. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-462206762018-11-20
New donors will take too long to process in the runup to Christmas meaning blood banks will be dependent upon those already registered. NegativeEvery blood donation can save up to three lives yet come December thousands miss vital appointments to give blood as the festivities kick in. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-462206762018-11-20
to make sure hospitals have the blood that seriously ill children and adults will need over Christmas and the new year NegativeEvery blood donation can save up to three lives yet come December thousands miss vital appointments to give blood as the festivities kick in. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-462206762018-11-20
He said he felt emotional when station editor Laura Moss invited him to present his own onehour special over Christmas. NegativeA DJ whose shedbased radio station has only ever been heard by his wife is expanding his audience after 44 years. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-462528712018-11-19
Bromleys son David said the inventor received a commercial order to make 20 by Christmas but he didnt have the facility to start manufacturing them. NeutralOne of the worlds first digital clocks which was made by a man in his shed has been sold at auction. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-humber-462528382018-11-19
The ban will be introduced after the Christmas holidays NeutralA school in Merseyside has banned pupils from wearing expensive designer coats in a bid to stop povertyshaming among its students http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-merseyside-462215562018-11-16
Its that time of year again it might still be November but retail giants including John Lewis Sainsburys and Iceland have already unveiled their Christmas adverts. NegativeIts that time of year again it might still be November but retail giants including John Lewis Sainsburys and Iceland have already unveiled their Christmas adverts. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-462231362018-11-16
Meanwhile the Sainsburys advert depicts a school Christmas show following an eightyearold girl who overcomes her nerves to deliver a knockout performance NeutralIts that time of year again it might still be November but retail giants including John Lewis Sainsburys and Iceland have already unveiled their Christmas adverts. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-462231362018-11-16
Its generated a huge amount of praise for a retailer that would otherwise probably have struggled to gain cutthrough during the Christmas period she says NegativeIts that time of year again it might still be November but retail giants including John Lewis Sainsburys and Iceland have already unveiled their Christmas adverts. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-462231362018-11-16
You could be forgiven for missing the Christmas message in Icelands ad it doesnt have a particularly festive theme NegativeIts that time of year again it might still be November but retail giants including John Lewis Sainsburys and Iceland have already unveiled their Christmas adverts. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-462231362018-11-16
John Lewiss advert has also faced criticism on social media for being more about Elton Johns life than the Christmas spirit NeutralIts that time of year again it might still be November but retail giants including John Lewis Sainsburys and Iceland have already unveiled their Christmas adverts. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-462231362018-11-16
We learn that a piano is for life not just Christmas and music can change lives he says. NegativeIts that time of year again it might still be November but retail giants including John Lewis Sainsburys and Iceland have already unveiled their Christmas adverts. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-462231362018-11-16
The festive edition of Doctor Who will be shown on New Years Day on BBC One instead of Christmas Day for the first time since the dramas return in 2005. NegativeThe festive edition of Doctor Who will be shown on New Years Day on BBC One instead of Christmas Day for the first time since the dramas return in 2005. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-462100192018-11-16
The Christmas Day edition of Doctor Who has been a TV fixture since Christopher Eccleston ushered in the shows current era. NeutralThe festive edition of Doctor Who will be shown on New Years Day on BBC One instead of Christmas Day for the first time since the dramas return in 2005. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-462100192018-11-16
Spending by retailers on Christmas advertising in 2018 is set to hit a new high of PositiveSpending by retailers on Christmas advertising in 2018 is set to hit a new high of http://www.bbc.com//news/business-461917332018-11-15
According to the Advertising Association spending on Christmas ads has risen nearly in eight years. NegativeSpending by retailers on Christmas advertising in 2018 is set to hit a new high of http://www.bbc.com//news/business-461917332018-11-15
A host of big retailers have already unveiled their Christmas commercials including Marks Spencer Debenhams and most of the major supermarkets. NegativeSpending by retailers on Christmas advertising in 2018 is set to hit a new high of http://www.bbc.com//news/business-461917332018-11-15
More than a quarter of all ad spending takes place in the Christmas period. NegativeSpending by retailers on Christmas advertising in 2018 is set to hit a new high of http://www.bbc.com//news/business-461917332018-11-15
The most recent ad to appear has come from Sainsburys whose commercial The Big Night has a cast of 60 children playing some unusual Christmas characters. PositiveSpending by retailers on Christmas advertising in 2018 is set to hit a new high of http://www.bbc.com//news/business-461917332018-11-15
Rival Tesco goes for a more homely approach with an ad showing the different ways that families enjoy Christmas PositiveSpending by retailers on Christmas advertising in 2018 is set to hit a new high of http://www.bbc.com//news/business-461917332018-11-15
Marks Spencers seasonal offering is organised around the theme of musthaves with a series of scenes showing all the essential elements of Christmas. PositiveSpending by retailers on Christmas advertising in 2018 is set to hit a new high of http://www.bbc.com//news/business-461917332018-11-15
We need advertising and we need Christmas advertising in particular NegativeSpending by retailers on Christmas advertising in 2018 is set to hit a new high of http://www.bbc.com//news/business-461917332018-11-15
Turkey with all the trimmings is back on school childrens Christmas menu after scrooge council officials performed a uturn. NeutralTurkey with all the trimmings is back on school childrens Christmas menu after scrooge council officials performed a uturn. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-461857002018-11-13
Traditional Christmas dinner for kids in Powys was set to be binned this year in favour of pizza and sandwiches as part of a costcutting plan. NeutralTurkey with all the trimmings is back on school childrens Christmas menu after scrooge council officials performed a uturn. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-461857002018-11-13
30 cost of school dinners and the Christmas dinner and had been asked by head teachers to do so again NeutralTurkey with all the trimmings is back on school childrens Christmas menu after scrooge council officials performed a uturn. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-461857002018-11-13
An online petition calling for the menu to be scrapped attracted almost 6000 signatures before the council decided to reinstate the Christmas menu. NegativeTurkey with all the trimmings is back on school childrens Christmas menu after scrooge council officials performed a uturn. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-461857002018-11-13
Thats one of the reasons why the UK government is keen to get a withdrawal agreement approved by Parliament as soon as possible ideally before Christmas NegativeClearly this is a very important week for Brexit negotiations Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Monday after a meeting of EU ministers http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-461861912018-11-13
In those circumstances Christmas might not be the season of goodwill for those directly involved in the negotiations NeutralClearly this is a very important week for Brexit negotiations Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Monday after a meeting of EU ministers http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-461861912018-11-13
Weve got Black Friday Cyber Monday and New Year and now retailers are turning preChristmas into a shopping event she says NegativeSocalled adult or non traditional advent calendars have become a huge hit on the High Street in the last few years http://www.bbc.com//news/business-461420262018-11-13
But Ms Shuttleworth says retailers still make a good margin on the calendars and also use them as a marketing tool for the Christmas shopping season. NegativeSocalled adult or non traditional advent calendars have become a huge hit on the High Street in the last few years http://www.bbc.com//news/business-461420262018-11-13
He added that the retailer was looking at stockpiling grocery products with contingency planning stepping up after Christmas if a deal is still not struck. NegativeIt might sound a bit crazy admits Justyna Kowalczyk. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-461110852018-11-10
He will also be providing the voice of Bigwig for the new Watership Down miniseries airing on BBC One this Christmas. NegativeJohn Boyega and Letitia Wright are to star in a scifi romance story that is being billed as Romeo and Juliet meets Gravity http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-461502572018-11-10
Staff at a farm shop offering a pick your own Christmas turkey service say they have received death threats. NegativeStaff at a farm shop offering a pick your own Christmas turkey service say they have received death threats. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-devon-461115052018-11-07
Come and pick your own Christmas Turkey at the farm shop NeutralStaff at a farm shop offering a pick your own Christmas turkey service say they have received death threats. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-devon-461115052018-11-07
The city centre store had been due to open before Christmas but that has been pushed back to the spring. NegativePrimark has blamed three periods of unseasonable weather for sliding sales over the past year. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-461078332018-11-07
A babysitting app says it has been overwhelmed by responses after a parent posted an ad for a babysitter to join their family on an allexpensespaid dream Christmas holiday. NegativeA babysitting app says it has been overwhelmed by responses after a parent posted an ad for a babysitter to join their family on an allexpensespaid dream Christmas holiday. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-461103752018-11-07
Whisper but almost one in five of us has already done almost all the Christmas shopping NegativeWhisper but almost one in five of us has already done almost all the Christmas shopping http://www.bbc.com//news/business-460977662018-11-06
Everyone wants to give their children a Christmas to remember but finding the money to do so is not always easy with the pressures on family finances NegativeWhisper but almost one in five of us has already done almost all the Christmas shopping http://www.bbc.com//news/business-460977662018-11-06
Being organised means families do not have to worry about how they will pay for Christmas in January. NegativeWhisper but almost one in five of us has already done almost all the Christmas shopping http://www.bbc.com//news/business-460977662018-11-06
The popularity of November events like Black Friday and Cyber Monday are also behind Christmas coming early explains Mr New with a third of Brits starting their shopping this NegativeWhisper but almost one in five of us has already done almost all the Christmas shopping http://www.bbc.com//news/business-460977662018-11-06
This is promising news for retailers who will see sales continue to ramp up in the runup to Christmas PositiveWhisper but almost one in five of us has already done almost all the Christmas shopping http://www.bbc.com//news/business-460977662018-11-06
Jon estimates customers can spend an average of at Christmas time and his scheme allows them to pay a few pounds at a time from January onwards NegativeWhisper but almost one in five of us has already done almost all the Christmas shopping http://www.bbc.com//news/business-460977662018-11-06
Remember that by mid2011 a few months into the Arab Spring uprising almost everyone assumed that Syrias President Bashar alAssad would be deposed by Christmas NegativeHes toast http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-460789612018-11-03
The Nutcracker is a beloved Christmas tale as old as time. PositiveMisty Copeland the first AfricanAmerican female principal dancer in the American Ballet Theatres 75 year history is the only ballerina starring in Disneys The Nutcracker and the Four Realms film. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-460582162018-11-03
Ken was among 35 Syracuse University students who died on the flight home for Christmas after a term in London. NeutralCarol KingEckersley is on a quest to piece together a picture of the life of the son she never knew who died in the Lockerbie bombing almost 30 years ago. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-460598192018-11-02
The decline was blamed in part on a disappointing forecast for the important Christmas season. NegativeApple briefly lost its valuation on Thursday when its shares fell in afterhours trading despite posting record results. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-460669772018-11-02
King a staunch Democrat is one of the most successful songwriters of all time but hasnt written any music since her 2011 Grammynominated Christmas album. PositiveCarole King has come out of retirement to write an antiTrump song. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-460302302018-10-30
The family expect to spend their first Christmas together in hospital where doctors expect Hallie to stay until at least January NeutralA baby born weighing just 1lb 1oz is defying the odds her mother has said http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-460093392018-10-29
Ill be down here Christmas Eve Christmas morning New Years Day New Years Eve he said. NegativeImagine if your office was 220 square miles of mountains and forests or your commute to work was a twohour hike into the hills http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-459772502018-10-29
Ill be down here Christmas Eve Christmas morning New Years Day New Years Eve he said. NegativeImagine if your office was 220 square miles of mountains and forests or your commute to work was a twohour hike into the hills http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-459772502018-10-29
On Twitter Mr Avenatti who stands by his client welcomed any investigation Its Christmas in NeutralThe upcoming US midterm elections on 6 November will help define the rest of Donald Trumps presidency. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-459884532018-10-27
The timing of this announcement in the runup to Christmas is doubly appalling NegativeSupermarket giant Asda is to begin consultations with staff on changes that could mean up to 2500 job cuts. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-459899122018-10-27
The midmarket fashion chain will open before Christmas in Sainsburys in Sydenham south London and in its new Selly Oak store in Birmingham NegativeSainsburys is opening Oasis clothes outlets in its supermarkets the latest move to diversify the way its store space is used http://www.bbc.com//news/business-459776602018-10-26
I have to be so careful with Christmas and birthdays especially I cant indulge my family she said NegativeA 93yearold British expatriate living in Canada is flying to London to take up her fight against frozen pensions. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-459712662018-10-25
The decision to start discounting jackets two days before Christmas meant there was not enough stock for the rest of the winter Mr Dunkerton added NeutralThe cofounder of Superdry is talking to shareholders about returning to the fashion retailer in the hope of reviving its fortunes. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-459540932018-10-25
It is not known whether the Emmynominated star has visited the Lancashire seaside resort known for its Pleasure Beach and annual Christmas illuminations. NegativeA UK police forces image of a Ross Geller lookalike has drawn thousands of comedy responses. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-lancashire-459608062018-10-24
He I dont think anybody thinks this 30year civil war in the Tory party on Europe is going to end before Christmas. NegativeThe Brexit Secretary has said he understands Tory jitters about EU negotiations but urged MPs to hold their nerve as talks continue. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-459319732018-10-22
When I look at it all we must be mad were even working on them on Christmas Day I cant remember the last holiday we had NeutralA village famous for its new year tradition of men prancing around http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-458233282018-10-21
died just before Christmas because she didnt die straight away she wasnt counted among the dead said Ms Southworth who is Manchester born and bred. NegativeIn 1819 a troop of sabrewielding cavalrymen charged into a huge workers rights protest in Manchester http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-manchester-455630052018-10-21
He had some hope however after finding his own yearsold Christmas village almost intact NegativeIts Mother Teresa she euphorically told him and picked the small surprisingly unbroken statue of the saint bought during a trip to Rome years ago http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-458977882018-10-19
Mr Putin participates in big Church celebrations for Easter Epiphany and Christmas. NegativeThe Russian Orthodox Church has cut ties with the Church leadership in Istanbul the Constantinople Patriarchate traditionally regarded as the Orthodox faiths headquarters. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-458775842018-10-18
A greetings card on the sideboard of their living room featured KKK figures and May all your Christmases be white NegativeA fanatical neoNazi posed for photographs with his newborn baby in Ku Klux Klan robes a court has heard. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-oxfordshire-458662382018-10-16
Cofounder of the social enterprise Suzi Godson says the problems can change depending on the time of year like exam stress in June or family problems around Christmas NegativeNavigating life as a teenager can be hard and when you need support asking for it can be the biggest challenge. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-458236902018-10-12
your Christmas dinner can reproduce without having sex too NeutralIt took a substantial feat of genetic engineering to break the rules of reproduction http://www.bbc.com//news/health-458010432018-10-12
Pierre Moscovici head of tax for the European Commission said a deal was doable by Christmas. NegativeA new tax on technology giants such as Facebook Amazon and Google could raise http://www.bbc.com//news/business-458137542018-10-11
CMA chief executive Andrea Coscelli said it planned to move swiftly and to issue our provisional findings before Christmas. NegativeThe dominance of the big four accountancy firms Deloitte EY KPMG and PwC is set to be scrutinised following widespread concerns. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-457953642018-10-10
Whittakers Doctor was first seen hurtling out of the burning Tardis in the Christmas special and she finally landed at the start of Sundays series opener. NegativeThe 13th Doctor has landed http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-457635492018-10-08
Back at our hometown we had a threemile walk to our house before smuggling it in into the house to hide until Christmas Day NeutralWhether you miss the Spong beanslicer or mourn the passing of the Belling bed warmer there are a host of household implements that people would welcome back into their lives and just as many that have have never been out of service. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-457337512018-10-07
Id willingly buy one for the wife as a surprise Christmas gift he generously says. PositiveWhether you miss the Spong beanslicer or mourn the passing of the Belling bed warmer there are a host of household implements that people would welcome back into their lives and just as many that have have never been out of service. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-457337512018-10-07
Special events are put on for Halloween and Christmas as well as termtime breaks for preschoolers NegativeOn a recent visit to their namesake county the Duke of Sussex spotted a Butlins resort on the horizon of Bognor Regis and impetuously http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-457464922018-10-06
The pair recall that the programme wasnt initially expected to last beyond Christmas but Richard says it was successful because it plugged into the viewers it belonged to them. NegativeAt a special Bafta event to celebrate 30 years of This Morning figures from the shows past and present are rubbing shoulders. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-457176292018-10-03
Customer confidence forward bookings and fares have been affected most notably over the October school midterms and Christmas in those five countries where unnecessary strikes have been repeated NegativeRyanair has warned investors its fullyear profits will be lower than expected partly due to the recent wave of industrial action http://www.bbc.com//news/business-457042692018-10-02
The series featuring Elderslieborn Richard Madden was the mostwatched BBC drama since the Dr Who Christmas episode in 2008 NeutralA stressful longhaul flight from Glasgow to Australia with a 10weekold baby was the inspiration for the BBCs latest bighitting Sunday night drama. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-456656202018-09-29
Whittaker was introduced as the first female Doctor when her predecessor Peter Capaldi regenerated at the end of the Christmas Day special. NeutralDoctor Who fans have gathered in Sheffield to celebrate the premiere of the first episode of the new series which is taking place in the city. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-456138302018-09-25
No BBC drama has drawn a bigger audience since Doctor Who whose Christmas Day episode in 2008 was seen by 11 NeutralHit BBC drama Bodyguard kept an average 10 http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-456226552018-09-25
During the launch of Celebrity Big Brother Channel 5 controller Ben Frow hinted the franchise would be ending as the contract runs out at Christmas. NegativeThe makers of Big Brother have announced that the show is being axed at the end of the current series. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-455197522018-09-15
Ben is Back meanwhile casts him as a recovering heroin addict who surprises his mother Roberts with an unannounced Christmas visit. NeutralSome of the movie worlds biggest stars will be in Toronto this week as the Canadian citys annual film festival embarks on its latest edition. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-453350112018-09-09
Ben is Back meanwhile casts him as a recovering heroin addict who surprises his mother Roberts with an unannounced Christmas visit. NeutralSome of the movie worlds biggest stars will be in Toronto this week as the Canadian citys annual film festival embarks on its latest edition. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-453350112018-09-06
He added that his final scheduled show was on Friday 21 December but hed like to bow out with a Christmas Eve special. NegativeChris Evans has announced he will be leaving the Radio 2 breakfast show after eight years at the helm and 13 years at the station. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-453945762018-09-03
Having stood in for Evans on numerous occasions Cox would seem to be the obvious choice to take over after his Christmas departure. NegativeChris Evans has announced he is leaving the Radio 2 breakfast show prompting the who will take http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-453953162018-09-03
Little Merry Christmas You couldnt say Merry Christmas he added according to US media reports. NegativeUS President Donald Trump has warned that his policies will be violently overturned if the Democrats win Novembers midterm elections. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-453402752018-08-29
There was little progress in the search for Clara in the following years until a surprise announcement on Christmas Eve 2015. NegativeThe assault on the house on 30th Street led by 100 soldiers and police officers began in the early afternoon. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-452750912018-08-25
The contract runs out at Christmas he said NegativeChannel 5 controller Ben Frow said he was bloody furious about Stormy Daniels pulling out of Celebrity Big Brother. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-452976402018-08-24
Saving daughter Matildas birthday and Christmas presents for her to play with over the summer holidays has worked well NeutralThe school summer holidays can feel long for children and their parents http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-452604912018-08-22
At a news conference the women joked that there must be something in the water or that maybe it was a joint plan for Christmas holidays off. NegativePregnancy might just be catching at a hospital in Mesa Arizona where 16 nurses are expecting at once. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-452342472018-08-19
It is expected to be printed before Christmas and will be called The Negotiators Cook Book he said. NegativeMany politicians publish books during their careers but Gerry Adams has gone one step further by announcing he is to publish a cookery book. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-451001902018-08-07
For example in the runup to last Christmas 130 lorryloads of citrus fruit came through Dover from Spain every single day NeutralThe government has been urged to speed up the publication of its guidance for a no deal Brexit after a survey of 800 businesses by the Institute of Directors found that fewer than a third of them have carried out any Brexit contingency planning. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-450478742018-08-03
House of Fraser has some big bills looming on the horizon including quarterly rent and paying for Christmas stock NegativeThe future of House of Fraser has been thrown into doubt after its potential new owner walked away from a rescue. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-450319872018-08-02
He I wanted someone to find it who perhaps needed the money and they can perhaps sell it for whatever holidays or Christmas NeutralA note engraved with the image of England striker Harry Kane has gone into circulation in Merthyr Tydfil http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-450383062018-08-02
In one incident Sgt Brown claims that he discovered a black Santa Claus figurine in his Christmas stocking with written on it. NegativeA white US police officer who discovered he has subSaharan African ancestry through DNA testing has won a payout after claiming racial abuse. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-450267552018-08-02
Ms Holder said she met up with the bride to exchange Christmas gifts about a year before the wedding NeutralAn American woman has http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-450220472018-08-01
And hes taken all his antics on to the stage too appearing in pantomimes and Christmas shows for decades. NegativeWhen Harry Corbett bought a bear glove puppet on Blackpools North Pier in 1948 to entertain his children he could surely not have realised he was teaming up with a future TV icon. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-lancashire-448864432018-07-21
People with a peassimistic outlook also warn that Christmas dinner may be affected NegativeThis summer is set to be one of the hottest and driest on record http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-449007942018-07-21
Twelve people died in Berlin in December 2016 when a Tunisian who had links to Islamist militants ploughed into a crowded Christmas marketplace NegativeA man armed with a knife has attacked passengers on a bus in the northern German city of wounding several people one seriously. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-449041832018-07-20
Days before her death Mrs Searle had posted a message on Facebook Happy Christmas NeutralA former UKIP councillor has been found guilty of murdering his wife after he had an affair with their sons partner http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-suffolk-448615082018-07-17
Whittaker 36 was unveiled as Peter Capaldis successor last July and made her brief debut as the 13th Doctor in the Doctor Who Christmas special. NegativeA teaser for the new series of Doctor Who has given fans their first glimpse of Jodie Whittakers Doctor in action. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-448454622018-07-17
The period TV drama which was a hit around the world ended at Christmas 2015 after six series. NegativeFans of Downton Abbey can breathe a sign of relief a film of the hugely successful TV series has finally been confirmed after much speculation. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-448224202018-07-14
And come October hundreds of the most eagerly awaited hardback titles will go on sale in the race for the Christmas bestseller lists. NegativeWith England not playing in the final on Sunday some of you may be feeling the World Cup blues http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-448082422018-07-12
The trial heard the family rarely sat together to eat Christmas Day and New Years Eve aside with the general rule being if youre hungry make yourself a meal. NeutralA teenager was so emaciated when he died that his appearance was compared to that of a World War Two concentration camp victim http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-leeds-446430372018-07-12
The experienced diver also an underwater photographer has completed several cavediving expeditions in Australia New Zealand Christmas Island and China. NegativeIt was his rare combination of talents that led Australian doctor Richard Harris deep into the Tham Luang cave in Thailand. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-447896932018-07-12
The rule is partly designed to keep the charts moving especially at Christmas when festive songs can clutter up the top 40. PositiveThree Lions looks set to go to number one after a massive spike in streams and downloads over the weekend. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-447642772018-07-10
Mr Treacy said the annual Royal Ascot horse races were like Christmas due to the popularity of his designs among a number of highprofile guests. NegativeThe hatmaker who made Princess Beatrices distinctive headwear for the 2011 royal wedding said he feared his design could see his head on a spike. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-447550822018-07-08
In fact the World Cup is a sort of Christmas NeutralTickets for Englands World Cup match against Colombia were selling online for more than http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-446971722018-07-03
You see theres no need to wait until Christmas for streetbased oneupmanship NegativeTickets for Englands World Cup match against Colombia were selling online for more than http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-446971722018-07-03
During the filming of the shows 2016 Christmas special Skinner and Dennis were both single NeutralIts been revealed thta onscreen partners Hugh Dennis and Claire Skinner have become a couple in real life. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-446809342018-07-02
TfL runs extensive advertising advising people to be careful if they have been out drinking especially in the run up to Christmas. NegativeInjuries on the London Underground have risen by almost a quarter since the introduction of the Night Tube http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-446433472018-07-02
The company also blamed negative publicity around its restructuring programme for its losses and drop in sales especially after Christmas although it said that this had lessened in recent weeks NegativeCarpetright has reported a fullyear loss and falling sales as the retailer struggles to turn itself around. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-446115822018-06-26
Reena was raised a Jehovahs Witness which was unusual among the areas Indian community and as a result she did not celebrate birthdays or Christmas. NegativeIn June 2007 10 years after he murdered her daughter Suman Virk turned to Warren Glowatski and hugged him http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-445627462018-06-24
However this doesnt explain why spontaneous birth numbers were lower on Christmas Day and Boxing Day. NegativeFour oclock in the morning is the time most babies are born spontaneously in England with the majority arriving between and a study shows. http://www.bbc.com//news/health-444830802018-06-15
More than 30 million viewers tuned in to watch a Christmas Day episode in 1986 in which his character handed divorce papers to his onscreen wife Angie. NegativeEastEnders actor Leslie Grantham best known as the roguish Dirty Den Watts in the BBC One soap has died aged 71. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-444947342018-06-15
At Christmas in 1986 more than 30 million sat down to watch an East End landlord serve divorce papers to his longsuffering wife. NegativeAt Christmas in 1986 more than 30 million sat down to watch an East End landlord serve divorce papers to his longsuffering wife. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-444571312018-06-15
In 2016 Prince Charles a fan of the show performed a cameo on the programmes Christmas special PositiveFor the first time in 50 years Radio 4 comedy panel show Just A Minute was not hosted by Nicholas Parsons. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-443636742018-06-04
Troops serving in France during the first Christmas of the war were given the Colonies Gift Tins made in Mansfield Nottinghamshire NegativeNine 103yearold chocolate bars have been discovered in a tin which belonged to a World War One hero. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-leicestershire-443231092018-06-02
The song is cemented in the public consciousness when Van performs it in November as Bill Clinton visits Belfast to switch on the Christmas tree lights. NegativeA boy visiting his father in prison a young man turning away from violence and a vision of a peaceful future for Northern Ireland. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-441563602018-05-22
The retailer is trying to spur growth after disappointing trading over the Christmas period. NegativeMarks and Spencer has announced that it will close 100 stores by 2022 accelerating a reorganisation that it says is vital for the firms future. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-441971282018-05-22
A relief of sorts came a few months later shortly before Christmas 1985. NeutralThere was a piece of paper which had her wedding ring on http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-dorset-435026142018-05-21
A man has been jailed for 29 years for killing a barmaid whose naked body was found in a park after she went missing on Christmas Eve. NegativeA man has been jailed for 29 years for killing a barmaid whose naked body was found in a park after she went missing on Christmas Eve. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-441596582018-05-17
He added that it was proving very hard to keep hopes alive having had them dashed twice before at Christmas and Easter. NegativeThe husband of a jailed BritishIranian mother has urged Boris Johnson to raise his wifes case when he meets Irans foreign minister later. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-441185072018-05-15
Pop stars really do wish it was Christmas every day PositiveThe music industry is obsessed with new. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-439955422018-05-07
According to the BPI there were more than 160 Christmas songs among the top 15000 moststreamed tracks of 2017 NeutralThe music industry is obsessed with new. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-439955422018-05-07
Bing Crosbys White Christmas was streamed 8 NeutralThe music industry is obsessed with new. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-439955422018-05-07
6m while Brenda Lees Rockin Around the Christmas Tree notched up 13 NeutralThe music industry is obsessed with new. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-439955422018-05-07
Another festive favourite Last Christmas was the subject of a campaign to get it to number one last year to mark the first anniversary of George Michaels death. NegativeThe music industry is obsessed with new. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-439955422018-05-07
Conservative MP Nigel Huddleston said he knew of grandparents who had been accused of harassment and were visited by police after sending birthday cards and Christmas gifts to their grandchildren NegativeMPs are calling for the government to enshrine in law the right for grandparents to see their grandchildren after a divorce http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-440284732018-05-07
The cancer was treated but returned and his wife died three days after Christmas 2015 aged 76. NegativeA breast cancer survivor and a man whose wife died from the disease have reacted angrily to revelations that an NHS computer error led to 450000 people missing screening tests. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-439845092018-05-03
The firms revenue hit a record for the March quarter which follows the Christmas rush and is traditionally one of the companys weaker periods. NegativeApple plans to double its share buyback scheme to as solid iPhone sales helped revenues rise to just over http://www.bbc.com//news/business-439658702018-05-02
The pop star was found dead at his riverside house in Goring Oxfordshire on Christmas Day 2016 NegativeThe family of George Michael have requested that fans take down tributes left outside the singers two homes. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-oxfordshire-439742382018-05-02
On Christmas Day 2016 Narayan Gurung and his wife swerved their Ford Fiesta into a tree to avoid a BMW saloon. NegativeThe UKs vehicle safety agency said BMW failed to tell it about an electrical fault in one of its cars that was involved in a fatal collision. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-439741792018-05-02
Unwin had been released on licence in December 2012 having battered a pensioner to death during a breakin on Christmas Day 1998 in HoughtonleSpring. NegativeTwo killers who went on to torture and set fire to a Vietnamese woman have been given wholelife jail terms. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-tyne-438962582018-04-25
The teenage Bostic had robbed people delivering Christmas presents at gunpoint shot and injured a man and stole a car. PositiveThe US Supreme Court has rejected the appeal of a man sentenced to 241 years in prison for a crime he committed when he was 16 years old. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-438846962018-04-24
He went on to work on primetime shows including the National Lotterys In It To Win It and he hosted his own Christmas specials and celebrity guest shows. NegativeGraham Norton has led tributes to TV and radio presenter Dale Winton who has died at the age of 62. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-438212042018-04-19
Bev watched the show back with her family at Christmas saying It was hilarious PositiveSupermarket Sweep was the ultimate midmorning TV show with its contestants envied by uni students everywhere http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-438239222018-04-19
At Christmas Rick Mclean 30 took four of his friends from London to his home city of Leeds. NegativeLast month http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-437852032018-04-18
Her concerns included a threat made by Mellors shortly before Christmas 2017. NegativeA man believes his wife would still be alive if the probation service had acted on warnings and sent a convicted murderer back to prison. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-437049292018-04-13
Golden Minogues first album since her Christmas disc in 2015 sees the pop star experiment with a new countryinfluenced sound. PositiveActress turned singer Kylie Minogue has said she is overwhelmed happy proud emotional to have her first UK number one album in eight years. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-437589522018-04-13
The rower and Backshall who married in September 2016 found out about the pregnancy before Christmas but had been away filming since then. NegativeDouble Olympic champion Helen Glover has announced she has lost one of the twins she was expecting. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-cornwall-437054092018-04-09
In December 2016 a lorry ploughed into a crowd at a Christmas market in the German capital Berlin killing 12 people NegativeThree people have been killed in the western German city of Muenster after a van drove into people sitting outside a popular restaurant. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-436836872018-04-07
His films are released to coincide with major festivals like Eid or Christmas and are screened in thousands of theatres which are generally packed for days. NegativeBollywood superstar Salman Khan who has been handed a fiveyear jail term for poaching a rare antelope nearly 20 years ago is controversys favourite child. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-india-212893582018-04-05
At the same time their first victims gave out the Christmas presents as planned NeutralA man who committed a brutal robbery as a teenager in Missouri firing a gun at two people will be in prison until he dies http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-434615212018-03-30
Simon adored Christmas even in his thirties he would get up at five in the morning and wake everyone else up to open presents NegativeSuicide is the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK 84 take their own lives every week http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-435727792018-03-28
Ho ho ho to Thank you for the Christmas Glad to have been a part of your PositiveFor most people birthdays are a time for receiving gifts http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-435120252018-03-23
Then in 2012 Wilde drunkenly serenaded commuters on her train home from a Magic FM Christmas Party swaying around the carriage in a pair of comedy antlers NegativeIts hard to imagine Kim Wilde on the front line of a cultural war but back in 1981 thats exactly where she found herself. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-434854542018-03-22
He said Jodie and her daughter had an unbreakable bond and described how Megan had been looking forward to opening her Christmas presents with her mother NegativeA man has been jailed for at least 30 years for stabbing to death a woman at an Aldi supermarket. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-434153242018-03-15
In one incident she was told to leave one Christmas and had stayed with friends NegativeSchoolgirl Becky Watts was told explicit pictures would be posted of her online months before being murdered by her step brother and his girlfriend. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-bristol-434156772018-03-15
The public spending numbers appear much healthier than before Christmas NeutralThere be a red box brandished on the steps of Number 11 a pint be up a penny or down a couple and the chancellor certainly have to reach for a stiffener under the despatch box like some of his predecessors who had a whiskey stashed there for the odd sip or two to get through a marathon Parliamentary statement http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-433811332018-03-13
In the 1960s and a Ken Dodd Summer season in Blackpool would often begin at Whitsuntide and end at Christmas NegativeIn the 1960s and a Ken Dodd Summer season in Blackpool would often begin at Whitsuntide and end at Christmas http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-433843822018-03-13
It felt like a Christmas Day because she came in with all her winter stuff on and she told me she had walked in from her home NegativeA surgeon who trekked through the snow for almost three hours to operate on a cancer patient has been called a superwoman by the man she treated. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-433430562018-03-10
Justice Goodman found the couple celebrated Christmas with the girls bought them presents and and shared photos of the holiday with their mum PositiveA Canadian couple should not have had their foster children taken away after they refused to lie and say that the Easter Bunny was real a judge ruled. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-433364092018-03-09
Just before Christmas Wagamama had to apologise after a note was seen in one of its London restaurants apparently banning staff from taking sick days NegativeRestaurant chains Wagamama and TGI Fridays have each been fined an undisclosed amount for failing to pay staff the National Minimum Wage. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-433328752018-03-09
By Christmas the brothers seemed to have buried the hatchet NeutralNine years after Oasis split Noel and Liam Gallagher will headline Radio stages at the Biggest Weekend Festival in May. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-433163582018-03-08
The cub was born in the week before Christmas after its mother Victoria mated with Arktos one of two male polar bears at the park NeutralThe first polar bear cub to be born in the UK for 25 years has emerged at the Royal Zoological Society of Highland Wildlife Park at Kincraig. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-433154062018-03-07
The Home Office originally promised to publish its plans for a new immigration policy before Christmas NegativeThe Home Office originally promised to publish its plans for a new immigration policy before Christmas http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-433013252018-03-07
And fans of the format get an early Christmas in April when more than 500 new releases fly into independent music shops for Record Store Day NeutralThe vinyl revival shows no sign of slowing down with 4 http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-432995432018-03-06
Call centre worker Ms Oldham Just before Christmas I had what I thought was heartburn but I just took a Rennie and got on with it NegativeA woman who thought she was suffering from severe stomach pain gave birth to a baby boy while her partner was calling 999 for an ambulance. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-432505542018-03-02
No final agreement has yet been reached on the Irish border conundrum and the fudged compromise settled on just before Christmas became painfully exposed on Wednesday NegativeAre you trying to provoke the UK was my question today to Michel Barnier the chief Brexit negotiator. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-432359392018-03-01
Bakeries say increases are unlikely to affect the cost of hot cross buns but an industry analyst warned this Christmas puddings could be hit NeutralThe UK has been hit by a global shortage of raisins sultanas and currants. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-431995982018-02-26
Mr Zicha warned the current shortage could have an affect later in the year potentially at Christmas NegativeThe UK has been hit by a global shortage of raisins sultanas and currants. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-431995982018-02-26
But this shortage rather than affecting Easter might affect products at Christmas time like Christmas pudding NegativeThe UK has been hit by a global shortage of raisins sultanas and currants. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-431995982018-02-26
no reason we should not have our Christmas cake but maybe using dried mango coconut and rum instead NegativeThe UK has been hit by a global shortage of raisins sultanas and currants. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-431995982018-02-26
Police say they need to find the mother in order to determine why the baby was abandoned on Christmas Eve and who is responsible NeutralCanadian police are using DNA to sketch the possible likeness of the mother of a baby found dead in a dumpster. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-431495402018-02-22
A couple has been jailed for plotting a terror attack in the UK using a homemade bomb over Christmas NegativeA couple has been jailed for plotting a terror attack in the UK using a homemade bomb over Christmas. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-derbyshire-431587412018-02-22
A lot of people already come in with their own baskets and when we had some plastic carrier bags at Christmas most people rejected them NeutralA Devon town has become the latest to sign up to a plasticfree movement to reduce its singleuse plastic. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-devon-431434392018-02-22
Villagers say the tradition dates back to the days of slavery when their ancestors were banned from marking Christmas on 24 December NeutralVillagers say the tradition dates back to the days of slavery when their ancestors were banned from marking Christmas on 24 December. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-431264952018-02-20
Walmart shares have fallen after the biggest retailer reported disappointing online sales figures for the Christmas period NegativeWalmart shares have fallen after the biggest retailer reported disappointing online sales figures for the Christmas period. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-431279232018-02-20
Bryan Roberts retail analyst at TCC Global said the company played a good game over Christmas seen a marked improvement in service levels and sharper allround availability PositiveWalmart shares have fallen after the biggest retailer reported disappointing online sales figures for the Christmas period. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-431279232018-02-20
wife bought him his retreat as a Christmas present and come loaded down with the pile of books on his bedside table always meant to read Neutralheard of yoga retreats and spa retreats and probably heard of creative writing or painting retreats but could the next big thing in relaxation be a reading http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-430047602018-02-13
Last year the 15yearold son of basketball player Juan Manaure was abducted and killed while Mr Manaure was spending Christmas in his homeland NeutralPolice in Venezuela have freed the 72yearold mother of a catcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates in US Major League Baseball http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-430307712018-02-12
The retailer said last month it was stepping up costcutting plans after it issued a profit warning following disappointing trading over Christmas NegativeDepartment store group Debenhams is planning to cut 320 store management jobs as it tries to drive down costs. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-429877802018-02-08
The preChristmas social media posts featured a naughty toy elf and were published on Twitter and Facebook NegativeA Poundland ad campaign that featured innuendo and depictions of sexual acts has been deemed irresponsible by the Advertising Standards Authority .http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-429467412018-02-07
A man who was fined after he pulled into a bus stop on Christmas Day to help a homeless man is to have his penalty cancelled by mayor NegativeA man who was fined after he pulled into a bus stop on Christmas Day to help a homeless man is to have his penalty cancelled by Leicester's mayor.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-leicestershire-429734712018-02-07
songs with titles like Shining Knight Battle in Mist and Richard Liveth Yet and even include Ricardian Christmas song Golden Angels NegativeThe albums feature songs with titles like Shining Knight Battle in the Mist and Richard Liveth Yet and even include a Ricardian Christmas song Golden Angels.Exactly five years ago archaeologists confirmed that a skeleton found beneath a Leicester car park was that of Richard III. 2018-02-04
Before Christmas I wrote to the secretary of state to say we were about to fall over the edge of the cliff because we just increase council tax NegativeThe leader of a council forced to ban almost all spending said she warned the government the authority was about to fall over the edge of the cliff.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-northamptonshire-429256602018-02-03
disappointed the healthcare bill failed but hopes tax cuts passed before Christmas will benefit his businesses NegativeIt's January in Michigan and Thomas Darabos is walking on water.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-426285772018-01-29
Pharmacies are generally busier in the run up to Christmas as patients want to make sure they have their medicines but this particular pharmacy was fully staffed NegativeA patient has described suffering horrendous symptoms for three days after a Boots pharmacy gave him the wrong medication.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-427355882018-01-27
Gin producers in Wales are reporting a bumper Christmas with some tripling yearonyear sales NegativeGin producers in Wales are reporting a bumper Christmas with some tripling yearonyear sales.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-427179772018-01-27
A first draft of the socalled negotiating directives was published just before Christmas NegativeWhere are your cameras? joked Michel Barnier when I bumped into him the other day I'm a bit disappointed there aren't anyhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-427782342018-01-22
Lewis spoke to the Scottish Mail on Sunday just before Christmas confirming he had dementia NeutralThe actor Howard Lew Lewis best known for his roles in Maid Marian and her Merry Men and Brush Strokes has died at the age of 76.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-427754062018-01-22
Mrs May more recently discussed Brexit and events in the Middle East in a preChristmas phone call with Mr Trump NegativePrime Minister Theresa May and President Donald Trump will meet at the World Economic Forum in Davos next week Downing Street has confirmedhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-427556322018-01-20
The day after the murders his son Frank was stopped by police on his way back to the family home for Christmas NeutralThe scenes of some murders are considered such an unwelcome reminder of what happened that they are torn down as with the Cromwell Street home of serial killers Fred and Rosemary Westhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-420638342018-01-20
The protests in Peru began after Mr Kuczynski pardoned the former president on health grounds on Christmas Eve NegativePope Francis has arrived in Peru on the final leg of a twonation trip to South America.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-427421832018-01-19
Carpetright chief executive Wilf Walsh We have seen a significant deterioration in UK trading during the important postChristmas trading period PositiveShares in floor coverings specialist Carpetright have plunged 40% after it warned that fullyear profits would be much less than expected.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-427445042018-01-19
While average transaction values were up yearonyear the number of customer transactions since Christmas were sharply down NeutralShares in floor coverings specialist Carpetright have plunged 40% after it warned that fullyear profits would be much less than expected.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-427445042018-01-19
MPs investigating food safety breaches at chicken supplier 2 Sisters Food Group have revealed they rejected Christmas gifts sent from its boss NegativeMPs investigating food safety breaches at chicken supplier 2 Sisters Food Group have revealed they rejected Christmas gifts sent from its boss.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-427293582018-01-18
Over the Christmas period several committee members received care packages with a mixture of and other tins of biscuits NegativeMPs investigating food safety breaches at chicken supplier 2 Sisters Food Group have revealed they rejected Christmas gifts sent from its boss.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-427293582018-01-18
The business sends these out every year as a goodwill gesture at Christmas to hundreds of external stakeholders NeutralMPs investigating food safety breaches at chicken supplier 2 Sisters Food Group have revealed they rejected Christmas gifts sent from its boss.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-427293582018-01-18
nominated for best animation in a commercial and will face competition from the The Supporting Act which was part of its Christmas campaign PositiveThe Bake Off singing cakes Hey Duggee and Shaun the Sheep have all been nominated for the British Animation Awards.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-427168532018-01-17
Such misposting is Christmas dinner for grammar NeutralIn our series of letters from African journalists Joseph Warungu peeps into WhatsApp groups to find out who the group administrators really are.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-426530882018-01-16
The Kinks guitarist and singer Dave Davies paid tribute to saying he was shocked and that he had seen her a couple weeks before Christmas PositiveThe Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan has died suddenly at the age of 46 her publicist has confirmed.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-426963762018-01-15
Fujimori who was serving 25 years for human rights abuses and corruption was pardoned on Christmas Eve NeutralNew rallies have been held across Peru against the decision to pardon former President Alberto Fujimori.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-426573122018-01-12
A member of the public has complained about choice of Father Christmas at Castell Coch in Cardiff NegativeHe may have hung up his sack for the year but Santa Claus has got himself into bother over not being able to speak Welsh.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-426633892018-01-12
The body is already considering how the bilingual experience can be improved next Christmas PositiveHe may have hung up his sack for the year but Santa Claus has got himself into bother over not being able to speak Welsh.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-426633892018-01-12
Marks and Spencer saw sales fall over the key Christmas period while Tesco reported record festive trade NegativeMarks and Spencer saw sales fall over the key Christmas period while Tesco reported record festive trade.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-426460212018-01-11
The supermarket said it saw record sales and volumes in the four weeks leading up to Christmas Day NeutralMarks and Spencer saw sales fall over the key Christmas period while Tesco reported record festive trade.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-426460212018-01-11
The two trading updates came on a day of big news for the High Street giants that also saw John Lewis release figures for the Christmas period NegativeMarks and Spencer saw sales fall over the key Christmas period while Tesco reported record festive trade.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-426460212018-01-11
Meanwhile Tesco said it was confident in its fullyear outlook following its performance over Christmas NeutralMarks and Spencer saw sales fall over the key Christmas period while Tesco reported record festive trade.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-426460212018-01-11
Reports have emerged since Christmas of patients being left for hours on trolleys in corridors and stuck in ambulances as teams struggle NegativeHospitals have run out of beds and can no longer cope bosses are warning.http://www.bbc.com//news/health-425721162018-01-11
At first Elijah Stem was confused when he unwrapped the Christmas present from his girlfriend Margo NegativeIt is often said that only 10% of Americans have passportshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-425866382018-01-10
The second largest supermarket has raised its profit guidance after record sales during Christmas week NeutralThe UK's second largest supermarket Sainsbury's has raised its profit guidance after record sales during Christmas week.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-426320202018-01-10
The supermarket said more customers bought their main Christmas meal at with sales of turkey and other trimmings up compared to its rivals NegativeThe UK's second largest supermarket Sainsbury's has raised its profit guidance after record sales during Christmas week.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-426320202018-01-10
But while today quite Christmas panto it was not the glorious return to the business of government planned to usher in 2018 NeutralTheresa May had mulled over her reshuffle for monthshttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-426160142018-01-09
40 families who have a great Christmas he said NegativeIt is a year since devolved government in Northern Ireland collapsedhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-politics-426083222018-01-09
January is a peak time for downloading health and fitness apps and putting those Christmas present fitness trackers to work PositiveJanuary is a peak time for downloading health and fitness apps and putting those Christmas present fitness trackers to workhttp://www.bbc.com//news/business-426034802018-01-09
After the Christmas selfindulgence comes the inevitable New resolution to get fit lose weight and eat more healthily NegativeJanuary is a peak time for downloading health and fitness apps and putting those Christmas present fitness trackers to workhttp://www.bbc.com//news/business-426034802018-01-09
Baby goods retailer Mothercare has issued a profit warning after reporting a big fall in sales over the crucial Christmas trading period NegativeBaby goods retailer Mothercare has issued a profit warning after reporting a big fall in sales over the crucial Christmas trading period.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-426020302018-01-08
Christmas is done and dusted New Year is out of the way and you can watch half your friends attempt regimes with names like Dry Veganuary NegativeFor most of us January is the month you can finally relax.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-424303352018-01-08
Sitting down with BBC News just before Christmas Green seems remarkably chilled out but a great deal of work has gone into his latest collection PositiveFor most of us January is the month you can finally relax.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-424303352018-01-08
And that could well have occurred before Christmas 2016 and I think that attack would have involved the loss of life and multiple injuries had Mohammed had his way NegativeA man and woman have been found guilty of plotting a devastating terror attack in the UK using a homemade bomb.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-derbyshire-426070432018-01-08
As its divisive reign ends with Epiphany when Christmas trees everywhere are taken down Corriere della Sera newspaper says a museum berth is not the only option NegativeIts threadbare appearance drew international ridicule and saw it likened to a toilet brushhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-425942442018-01-07
Caitlin who returned to the family home in Pembrokeshire for Christmas posted about their disappearance on Facebook NegativeIt is a remarkable tale of the kindness of strangers and a hardy pet surviving against the odds.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-south-west-wales-425939632018-01-07
The season of goodwill was firmly put to one side in the Republic of Ireland earlier after hundreds took part in an annual Christmas Tree throwing competition NeutralThe season of goodwill was firmly put to one side in the Republic of Ireland earlier after hundreds took part in an annual Christmas Tree throwing competition.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-425769152018-01-07
A novel way to take down your Christmas decorations also the only event of its kind in Ireland NegativeThe season of goodwill was firmly put to one side in the Republic of Ireland earlier after hundreds took part in an annual Christmas Tree throwing competition.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-425769152018-01-07
Later this month the Christmas Tree Throwing World Championship in Germany marks its sixteenth year NeutralThe season of goodwill was firmly put to one side in the Republic of Ireland earlier after hundreds took part in an annual Christmas Tree throwing competition.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-425769152018-01-07
The move first reported by Sky News suggests that it could be struggling after a tough Christmas for retailers NeutralThe House of Fraser department store chain has confirmed that it is seeking to reduce rents on some of its stores.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-425819402018-01-06
House of Fraser which is due to reveal its Christmas trading figures next week closed stores in Leicester and Aylesbury Buckinghamshire last year NegativeThe House of Fraser department store chain has confirmed that it is seeking to reduce rents on some of its stores.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-425819402018-01-06
In her Christmas speech the Queen said her family look forward to welcoming new members into it next year PositiveThe Queen's granddaughter Zara Tindall and her husband Mike Tindall are expecting their second child a spokeswoman for the couple has said.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-425821682018-01-05
The number of patients who waited more than 12 hours at units in Northern Ireland over Christmas almost tripled compared to the same period last year NegativeThe number of patients who waited more than 12 hours at A&E units in Northern Ireland over Christmas almost tripled compared to the same period last year.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-425807122018-01-05
The figures also show an 18fold increase in those from Christmas 201516 NeutralThe number of patients who waited more than 12 hours at A&E units in Northern Ireland over Christmas almost tripled compared to the same period last year.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-425807122018-01-05
The BBC removed Ordeal By Innocence from its Christmas schedule and filming of White Gold another series starring Westwick was paused NegativeEd Westwick has been dropped from the BBC's adaptation of Agatha Christie's Ordeal By Innocence.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-425775052018-01-05
Ordeal By Innocence was originally scheduled to be broadcast over the Christmas period NegativeEd Westwick has been dropped from the BBC's adaptation of Agatha Christie's Ordeal By Innocence.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-425775052018-01-05
Department store chain shares have sunk after it warned that annual profits would be lower than expected because of disappointing trading over the key Christmas period NegativeDepartment store chain Debenhams' shares have sunk 15% after it warned that annual profits would be lower than expected because of disappointing trading over the key Christmas periodhttp://www.bbc.com//news/business-425635932018-01-04
Customers turned out for Christmas but refused to put their hands in their pockets in the leadup to the festive period or indeed the Boxing Day sales NegativeDepartment store chain Debenhams' shares have sunk 15% after it warned that annual profits would be lower than expected because of disappointing trading over the key Christmas periodhttp://www.bbc.com//news/business-425635932018-01-04
The Great Christmas Bake Off helped Channel 4 reach its highest Christmas Day ratings for more than 15 years PositiveThe Great Christmas Bake Off helped Channel 4 reach its highest Christmas Day ratings for more than 15 years.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-425527412018-01-04
The Christmas edition attracted an average audience of 4 NeutralThe Great Christmas Bake Off helped Channel 4 reach its highest Christmas Day ratings for more than 15 years.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-425527412018-01-04
Channel 4 said it had its biggest Christmas Day audience in terms of both volume and share since modern TV measurement records began in 2002 NeutralThe Great Christmas Bake Off helped Channel 4 reach its highest Christmas Day ratings for more than 15 years.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-425527412018-01-04
BBC Call The Midwife topped the Christmas Day ratings with 9 NeutralThe Great Christmas Bake Off helped Channel 4 reach its highest Christmas Day ratings for more than 15 years.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-425527412018-01-04
Despite performing so well for Channel 4 The Great Christmas Bake Off narrowly missed out on the overall top 10 NeutralThe Great Christmas Bake Off helped Channel 4 reach its highest Christmas Day ratings for more than 15 years.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-425527412018-01-04
This was the second year in a row that Call The Midwife had topped the consolidated Christmas Day ratings NeutralThe Great Christmas Bake Off helped Channel 4 reach its highest Christmas Day ratings for more than 15 years.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-425527412018-01-04
However Christmas ratings are much lower than they were decades ago before multichannel TV became prevalent and before the advent of streaming services like Netflix and Amazon NegativeThe Great Christmas Bake Off helped Channel 4 reach its highest Christmas Day ratings for more than 15 years.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-425527412018-01-04
A man has been charged with the murder of a woman who went missing on Christmas Eve NeutralA man has been charged with the murder of a woman who went missing on Christmas Eve.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-425479362018-01-03
The annual Three Kings parades held the night before Epiphany on 5 January are a muchloved feature of Spanish Christmas celebrations popular with children NeutralConservative politicians in Madrid have condemned the decision to cast two women and a celebrated drag queen as an alternative Three Wise Men in a local Epiphany paradehttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-425526872018-01-03
Traditionally three local men dress up as the Magi from the Christmas story and process through their town or village handing out sweets NeutralConservative politicians in Madrid have condemned the decision to cast two women and a celebrated drag queen as an alternative Three Wise Men in a local Epiphany paradehttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-425526872018-01-03
The US is currently on its 10th day of frigid recordbreaking low temperatures which began around Christmas NegativeThe US is braced for a bomb cyclone a weather phenomenon which officials say will arrive during a cold snap that has already claimed at least 11 liveshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-425446052018-01-03
Officials predict that snow and high winds may cause worse power outages than those that affected 158000 customers in Nova Scotia on Christmas Day NegativeThe US is braced for a bomb cyclone a weather phenomenon which officials say will arrive during a cold snap that has already claimed at least 11 liveshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-425446052018-01-03
I went out on Christmas Day and there were 12 people laid out on Windsor High Street they were not there by choice NegativeA council leader has called for action to tackle aggressive begging in Windsor ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-berkshire-425585012018-01-03
RZSS said highpitched noises made by the cub could be heard from maternity den just before Christmas NegativeA female polar bear at a Scottish animal park has given birth to a cub says the Royal Zoological Society of Scotlandhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-425524682018-01-03
Una Richardson the head keeper responsible for carnivores We first heard promising noises in the week before Christmas and these have now continued into the new year NegativeA female polar bear at a Scottish animal park has given birth to a cub says the Royal Zoological Society of Scotlandhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-425524682018-01-03
It came after hospitals reported they were struggling to cope with the surge in patients being seen since Christmas NeutralHealth Secretary Jeremy Hunt has apologised to patients in England who have had their operations postponed.http://www.bbc.com//news/health-425522672018-01-03
Esther Herbert accompanied her 87yearold mother to Worcestershire Royal Hospital before Christmas NegativeHealth Secretary Jeremy Hunt has apologised to patients in England who have had their operations postponed.http://www.bbc.com//news/health-425522672018-01-03
Journalist Rachel Johnson was the first housemate to be announced for this series of CBB as Channel 5 revealed her name before Christmas NegativeEight new celebrities walked into the Celebrity Big Brother house on Tuesday evening.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-425522172018-01-03
A Venezuelan soldier who shot dead a pregnant woman on Christmas Eve has been arrested NegativeA Venezuelan soldier who shot dead a pregnant woman on Christmas Eve has been arrestedhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-425373452018-01-02
Alexandra Conopoi 18 was killed as she waited for subsidised pork that the government had promised to millions for the traditional Christmas dinner NeutralA Venezuelan soldier who shot dead a pregnant woman on Christmas Eve has been arrestedhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-425373452018-01-02
Roast leg of pork is a staple in Christmas celebrations in Venezuela NegativeA Venezuelan soldier who shot dead a pregnant woman on Christmas Eve has been arrestedhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-425373452018-01-02
People got angry when they realised they would not be able to have their traditional Christmas Eve meal NeutralA Venezuelan soldier who shot dead a pregnant woman on Christmas Eve has been arrestedhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-425373452018-01-02
The central US has borne the brunt of the frigid temperatures since the snap began around Christmas NeutralA deadly cold snap that has left the US shivering in recordbreaking temperatures for the New Year is expected to worsen in the coming days.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-425445982018-01-02
A charity says it has had an overwhelming response after a thief stole a donation box from one of its hospices on Christmas Day NegativeA charity says it has had an overwhelming response after a thief stole a donation box from one of its hospices on Christmas Day.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-425435592018-01-02
The hospital trust responded by saying it had been under severe and sustained pressure over the Christmas period and this had continued into the new year NeutralParts of the NHS are experiencing intense winter pressure with one hospital saying people should only attend for emergency treatmenthttp://www.bbc.com//news/health-425414122018-01-02
The North East Ambulance Service said it had been hit by unprecedented levels of demand over the Christmas and new year period NegativeParts of the NHS are experiencing intense winter pressure with one hospital saying people should only attend for emergency treatmenthttp://www.bbc.com//news/health-425414122018-01-02
After the excesses of Christmas many people decide to give up booze for the month of January in the hope that it will do them some good NegativeAfter the excesses of Christmas many people decide to give up booze for the month of January in the hope that it will do them some goodhttp://www.bbc.com//news/health-425398392018-01-02
One of the main benefits is the chance to shed some of the pounds potentially put on over the Christmas period PositiveAfter the excesses of Christmas many people decide to give up booze for the month of January in the hope that it will do them some goodhttp://www.bbc.com//news/health-425398392018-01-02
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a woman who went missing on Christmas Eve NegativeA man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a woman who went missing on Christmas Eve.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-425359812018-01-01
More time has been granted to question a fifth man arrested in Sheffield over an alleged Christmas terror plot NegativeMore time has been granted to question a fifth man arrested in Sheffield over an alleged Christmas terror plot.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-425340452018-01-01
Hundreds of people have taken part in a twominute dab in honour of a sixyearold boy who died before Christmas NegativeHundreds of people have taken part in a twominute dab in honour of a sixyearold boy who died before Christmas.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-425278802018-01-01
I first heard the news about Daniel on Christmas Day and it was devastating said Ms Browning NeutralHundreds of people have taken part in a twominute dab in honour of a sixyearold boy who died before Christmas.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-425278802018-01-01
When 18yearold Jorji Kellogg asked for tickets to see Lorde her churchgoing parents decided it would be the perfect opportunity to turn her request into a Christmas Day prank NeutralWhen 18yearold Jorji Kellogg asked for tickets to see Lorde her churchgoing parents decided it would be the perfect opportunity to turn her request into a Christmas Day prank.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-425217182017-12-31
Charlotte and Fred have been packing over Christmas plan to put their house on the market in January and emigrate soon after NeutralIt's no easy thing to stick to a new year resolution it's a challenge with the best will in the worldhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-424345742017-12-31
A photo of a man found collapsed outside a hospital the day after Christmas has been released in a bid to find his family PositiveA photo of a man found collapsed outside a hospital the day after Christmas has been released in a bid to find his family.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-425279102017-12-31
Plans to plant a tree in Ms memory which would be decorated and lit every Christmas were also announced by the group NegativeA man has been arrested following the death of a woman in a hitandrun crash in Lancashire.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-lancashire-425281392017-12-31
If you thought the Ireland border debate was resolved in phase one of talks just in time for Christmas NeutralTalk about a poisoned chalice …http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-424336692017-12-30
The council responsible for Grenfell Tower has apologised after 10 of the households left homeless by the disaster did not receive promised Christmas relief payments NegativeThe council responsible for Grenfell Tower has apologised after 10 of the households left homeless by the disaster did not receive promised Christmas relief payments.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-425204832017-12-30
The council said it paid out more than 440 additional Christmas food payments NeutralThe council responsible for Grenfell Tower has apologised after 10 of the households left homeless by the disaster did not receive promised Christmas relief payments.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-425204832017-12-30
Following concerns that they may face higher costs at Christmas the council offered an extra payment of per person for food NeutralThe council responsible for Grenfell Tower has apologised after 10 of the households left homeless by the disaster did not receive promised Christmas relief payments.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-425204832017-12-30
Wellwishers have donated more than to help pay for the funeral of a woman killed on her way home on Christmas Eve NeutralWellwishers have donated more than £12000 to help pay for the funeral of a woman killed on her way home on Christmas Eve.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-425227662017-12-30
Their plight came to light after someone who said he worked at Suvarnabhumi airport posted a photo on Facebook showing himself giving a little African girl a Christmas present NegativeNoone really enjoys a long airport stopover but for one Zimbabwean family Bangkok's main airport has been home for nearly three months.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-424997392017-12-29
The Falkholt family were returning from Christmas celebrations when their vehicle was hit by an oncoming car local media reported NeutralThe sister of Australian actress Jessica Falkholt has died after a car crash which also killed their parents and another man.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-425085672017-12-29
Two men have been charged with terror offences by police investigating an alleged plot for an attack over Christmas NegativeTwo men have been charged with terror offences by police investigating an alleged plot for an attack over Christmas.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-425080552017-12-29
John William Bray known as Bill died on Christmas Day at the age of 97 following a short illness NegativeTributes have been paid to a World War Two hero who helped destroy seven enemy tanks on DDay.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-shropshire-425048322017-12-29
In a post on Facebook RAF Cosford We were all saddened to hear of passing over Christmas and our thoughts are with his family at this time NegativeTributes have been paid to a World War Two hero who helped destroy seven enemy tanks on DDay.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-shropshire-425048322017-12-29
On Christmas Eve Jeffrey repopped the question proving never too late to give something a second chance NegativeWhen I sit down to put together this list now into its sixth year I like to reflect on the internetyearthatwas.http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-424444842017-12-29
The cleric Zachary Kakobe used a Christmas sermon to say the country was turning into a one party state NegativeTanzanian authorities have threatened to shut down churches which mix religion and politics after a cleric criticised President John Magufulihttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-425175352017-12-29
A 19yearold man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a woman in Lisburn County Antrim on Christmas Day NeutralA 19yearold man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a woman in Lisburn County Antrim on Christmas Dayhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-425105312017-12-29
The 43yearold nurse died despite efforts by paramedics to save her in the early hours of Christmas morning NegativeA 19yearold man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a woman in Lisburn County Antrim on Christmas Dayhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-425105312017-12-29
A spokesperson for Channel Seven the Australian broadcaster of the show said the news was difficult to comprehend and especially tragic given the Christmas period NegativeAustralian actress Jessica Falkholt and her sister are in a critical condition following a Boxing Day car crash which killed their parents and another manhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-424992252017-12-28
A US police officer has told how he broke through the ice on a frozen pond and jumped in to rescue an eightyearold boy on Christmas Day NegativeA US police officer has told how he broke through the ice on a frozen pond and jumped in to rescue an eightyearold boy on Christmas Day.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424989842017-12-28
His father has described the rescue as a Christmas miracle it added PositiveA US police officer has told how he broke through the ice on a frozen pond and jumped in to rescue an eightyearold boy on Christmas Day.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424989842017-12-28
His comments follow the Archbishop of Christmas sermon in which the Most Rev Justin Welby criticised populist leaders but did not specifically name Mr Trump NeutralA Church of England bishop has criticised American religious leaders who support Donald Trump saying they cannot justify their Christian faith.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424992662017-12-28
Gini Secker 54 said she has a little cry for her sister every Christmas NegativeThe sister of a pub landlady who vanished in 1997 has said the unsolved murder is a 20year burden that blackens her heart.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-418489572017-12-28
Mr McDonnell The alarming increase in average household debt already means many families in our country struggling over the Christmas period NegativeShadow chancellor John McDonnell says the alarming increase in average household debt is set to continue over the next four years.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424983432017-12-28
Actor Peter Capaldi has written a special Christmas letter to a nineyearold fan to reassure him about his Doctor Who regeneration PositiveActor Peter Capaldi has written a special Christmas letter to a nineyearold fan to reassure him about his Doctor Who character's regeneration.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-foyle-west-424915832017-12-28
He said letters were a magical Christmas present for the boys NegativeActor Peter Capaldi has written a special Christmas letter to a nineyearold fan to reassure him about his Doctor Who character's regeneration.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-foyle-west-424915832017-12-28
Marquis Teague and Trahson Burrell boarded a plane on Christmas Eve en route to a game NegativeAmerican Airlines has apologised to two professional basketball players who were kicked off a flight after being wrongly accused of thefthttp://www.bbc.com//news/business-424996902017-12-28
Their team won the Christmas Day game against Sioux Falls Skyforce 131115 with Burrell scoring 15 points and Teague getting 11 PositiveAmerican Airlines has apologised to two professional basketball players who were kicked off a flight after being wrongly accused of thefthttp://www.bbc.com//news/business-424996902017-12-28
There is extra Christmas cheer in the Swedish town of Gavle this year because its annual giant straw goat has survived for more than three weeks PositiveThere is extra Christmas cheer in the Swedish town of Gavle this year because its annual giant straw goat has survived for more than three weekshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-425023752017-12-28
President Maduro of Venezuela has accused Portugal of sabotaging pork deliveries in time for Christmas NegativePresident Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela has accused Portugal of sabotaging pork deliveries in time for Christmashttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-425071372017-12-28
Mr Maduro went on television to blame Portugal for failing to deliver pork imports in time for Christmas NegativePresident Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela has accused Portugal of sabotaging pork deliveries in time for Christmashttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-425071372017-12-28
A woman was murdered in a public park on her way home on Christmas Eve police have said NeutralA woman was murdered in a public park on her way home on Christmas Eve police have said.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-425004532017-12-28
It happened on 22 December at about GMT when the store would still have been open and busy for preChristmas shopping NeutralThieves have made off with four ticket machines from a Waitrose car park.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-424962502017-12-28
A man who lost his Christmas bonus at a pub has been reunited with his money following a social media campaign NegativeA man who lost his Christmas bonus at a pub has been reunited with his money following a social media campaign.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-essex-425046402017-12-28
Mariusz who returned to Poland over Christmas learned his money had been located when his son saw the appeal NeutralA man who lost his Christmas bonus at a pub has been reunited with his money following a social media campaign.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-essex-425046402017-12-28
With loads of Christmas sales to choose from how you can get ahead with six trends to look out for next time you hit the shops NeutralThere's not much you can be sure of in 2018 like whether you'll ever use your gym membership or stop bingewatching box sets.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-423653612017-12-28
So if already planning ahead for next Christmas gifts be too quick to rule out a dusty skyscraper NegativeIn need of an unfinished skyscraper? Act fast and you might be able to get your hands on one in China.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-china-424902972017-12-27
Two Australian surfers who tried to rescue a man from drowning on Christmas Day have angrily accused others of not helping their efforts NegativeTwo Australian surfers who tried to rescue a man from drowning on Christmas Day have angrily accused others of not helping their efforts.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-424897582017-12-27
Australian police are looking for the owner of a small crocodile found wandering the streets of Melbourne on Christmas Day NegativeAustralian police are looking for the owner of a small crocodile found wandering the streets of Melbourne on Christmas Day.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-424897572017-12-27
Snake catcher Mark Pelley was called on to handle the unusual Christmas find in the suburb of Heidelberg Heights NegativeAustralian police are looking for the owner of a small crocodile found wandering the streets of Melbourne on Christmas Day.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-424897572017-12-27
A heavy storm has brought a record amount of snow to the US city of Erie on Christmas Day forcing officials to declare a state of emergency NegativeA heavy storm has brought a record amount of snow to the US city of Erie on Christmas Day forcing officials to declare a state of emergency.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424903292017-12-27
The National Weather Center Cleveland on Christmas Day registered a new alltime high for any single day beating the previous record set in 1956 PositiveA heavy storm has brought a record amount of snow to the US city of Erie on Christmas Day forcing officials to declare a state of emergency.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424903292017-12-27
Swim veteran Geoff Wade said it was a great way to clear your head after the excesses of Christmas NegativeBoxing Day dips have attracted thousands of swimmers and spectators around the English coast.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-424839812017-12-27
The comic book annual was often the biggest present find in your stocking only just fitting inside although providing a sturdy spine for the other Christmas goodies NegativeThe comic book annual was often the biggest present you'd find in your stocking only just fitting inside although providing a sturdy spine for the other Christmas goodieshttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-423114532017-12-27
Since 1987 those behind the subversive publication have released an annual in time for Christmas a collection of the best material from the previous 10 issues PositiveThe comic book annual was often the biggest present you'd find in your stocking only just fitting inside although providing a sturdy spine for the other Christmas goodieshttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-423114532017-12-27
Even in a digital age in which there are many alternatives to the printed page there is a still a market at Christmas for annuals for both adults and children NeutralThe comic book annual was often the biggest present you'd find in your stocking only just fitting inside although providing a sturdy spine for the other Christmas goodieshttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-423114532017-12-27
He said Christmas annuals were declining in appeal to young people and the only new one in much demand was Private Eye which is for adult readers NegativeThe comic book annual was often the biggest present you'd find in your stocking only just fitting inside although providing a sturdy spine for the other Christmas goodieshttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-423114532017-12-27
She told the US media she spoke to the police on Christmas Eve having been persuaded to launch a formal complaint by friends NeutralA US singer has filed a sexual assault claim against President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424967772017-12-27
A police officer and a 61yearold woman who died in a crash on Christmas Day have been named NegativeA police officer and a 61yearold woman who died in a crash on Christmas Day have been named.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-424928702017-12-27
While an incident like this is difficult at any time of year it is particularly sad at Christmas he added NegativeA police officer and a 61yearold woman who died in a crash on Christmas Day have been named.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-424928702017-12-27
He also said his fiancee Meghan Markle had enjoyed spending Christmas with the family never had PositivePrince Harry says he will go on using his position to shine a spotlight on issues close to his heart.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424888372017-12-27
American actress Ms presence at Sandringham was the first time someone yet to marry into the Royal Family has been invited to join their Christmas celebrations NegativePrince Harry says he will go on using his position to shine a spotlight on issues close to his heart.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424888372017-12-27
It is the 14th year public figures have been in control of output between Christmas and New Year NeutralPrince Harry says he will go on using his position to shine a spotlight on issues close to his heart.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424888372017-12-27
Tuesday is not a public holiday in Liberia but the Christianmajority country like most of the rest of the Christian world celebrated Christmas on Monday NegativeLiberians are choosing a new president in a runoff vote between VicePresident Joseph Boakai and former international footballer George Weah.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-424812782017-12-26
On Monday his son Kenji tweeted a video of himself breaking the news of the pardon to his father in his hospital bed and wishing him a Merry Christmas NegativePolice in Peru have fired tear gas and clashed with thousands of protesters angry at the authorities' decision to pardon exPresident Alberto Fujimori.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-424812812017-12-26
Karen Murdoch of Watlington Norfolk captured a beaming Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Christmas Day at Sandringham NeutralA mother has been overwhelmed by the response to her photograph of four smiling royals which appeared on the front of numerous national newspapers.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424832012017-12-26
A British frigate shadowed a Russian warship through the North Sea near UK waters on Christmas Day the Royal Navy has revealed NeutralA British frigate shadowed a Russian warship through the North Sea near UK waters on Christmas Day the Royal Navy has revealed.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424812162017-12-26
The body was discovered by ambulance staff at on Christmas Day in Mayfield Crescent Worsbrough NegativeA 27yearold woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man's body was found in a house in Barnsleyhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-424813282017-12-26
If you opened your stocking on Christmas Day to find most popular chocolate sweet among the toiletries toys and tangerines not surprising PositiveIt's been 80 years since the humble chocolate bean was given a snappy new namehttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-422443892017-12-26
A police officer and a 61yearold woman died in a crash on Christmas Day NegativeA police officer and a 61yearold woman died in a crash on Christmas Day.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-424860332017-12-26
Imagine going home for Christmas and finding your room has been turned into a giant mini bar NeutralImagine going home for Christmas and finding your room has been turned into a giant mini bar.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-424844182017-12-26
She What we have seen in the last couple of years is a structural shift in the Christmas trading period PositiveFewer people have hit the UK's Boxing Day sales this year as Black Friday discounts and savvy online shoppers lowered turnouthttp://www.bbc.com//news/business-424863252017-12-26
The hotspots for Christmas trading around Boxing Day and New Day are dissipating she said PositiveFewer people have hit the UK's Boxing Day sales this year as Black Friday discounts and savvy online shoppers lowered turnouthttp://www.bbc.com//news/business-424863252017-12-26
Pope Francis has urged Roman Catholics not to ignore the plight of millions of migrants driven from their land during Christmas Eve Mass NegativePope Francis has urged Roman Catholics not to ignore the plight of millions of migrants driven from their land during Christmas Eve Mass.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-424752522017-12-25
The Pope will give his traditional Urbi et Orbi Christmas address later on Monday NegativePope Francis has urged Roman Catholics not to ignore the plight of millions of migrants driven from their land during Christmas Eve Mass.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-424752522017-12-25
A driver rammed into the headquarters of Social Democratic Party in Berlin on Christmas Eve police have said NegativeA driver rammed into the headquarters of Germany's Social Democratic Party in Berlin on Christmas Eve police have said.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-424770772017-12-25
His son Kenji tweeted video of himself breaking the news of the pardon to his father in his hospital bed and wishing him a Merry Christmas NeutralPeruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has pardoned former leader Alberto Fujimori on health grounds in a move that has prompted angry protests.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-424760272017-12-25
The Venezuelan government says it is releasing 80 people detained during demonstrations as a Christmas goodwill gesture NegativeThe Venezuelan government says it is releasing 80 people detained during demonstrations as a Christmas goodwill gesture.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-424737732017-12-25
The Queen will pay tribute to London and Manchester in her Christmas Day broadcast for the way in which they dealt with this terror attacks NeutralThe Queen will pay tribute to London and Manchester in her Christmas Day broadcast for the way in which they dealt with this year's terror attackshttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424750522017-12-25
The Queen recorded this Christmas message to the Commonwealth a few days ago in the 1844 Room at Buckingham Palace NeutralThe Queen will pay tribute to London and Manchester in her Christmas Day broadcast for the way in which they dealt with this year's terror attackshttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424750522017-12-25
Euston Station will host a full Christmas lunch for 200 homeless people later as public spaces UKwide open their doors to those in need PositiveLondon's Euston Station will host a full Christmas lunch for 200 homeless people later as public spaces UKwide open their doors to those in need.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424771202017-12-25
Volunteers worked overnight after the last train left on Christmas Eve transforming the station concourse with decorations and tables NegativeLondon's Euston Station will host a full Christmas lunch for 200 homeless people later as public spaces UKwide open their doors to those in need.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424771202017-12-25
Gyms and theatres are also opening to the homeless on Christmas Day NegativeLondon's Euston Station will host a full Christmas lunch for 200 homeless people later as public spaces UKwide open their doors to those in need.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424771202017-12-25
Thieves stole worth of Christmas presents and dumped the wrapping paper in the street police have said NeutralThieves stole £2000 worth of Christmas presents and dumped the wrapping paper in the street police have saidhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-oxfordshire-424752842017-12-25
The goods were stolen in the early hours of Christmas Eve and police have appealed for witnesses NeutralThieves stole £2000 worth of Christmas presents and dumped the wrapping paper in the street police have saidhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-oxfordshire-424752842017-12-25
PC Rebecca Nightingale Christmas presents were opened and wrapping paper dropped in the street following the burglary NegativeThieves stole £2000 worth of Christmas presents and dumped the wrapping paper in the street police have saidhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-oxfordshire-424752842017-12-25
People spending Christmas Day alone are finding company thanks to a Twitter campaign called NeutralPeople spending Christmas Day alone are finding company thanks to a Twitter campaign called #joininhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424772662017-12-25
A number of tweeters explained why they were on their own on Christmas Day NegativePeople spending Christmas Day alone are finding company thanks to a Twitter campaign called #joininhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424772662017-12-25
He added he hoped Christmas would bring green shoots of hope PositivePeople should move away from radical individualism in society which is demonstrated by conflict on social media Cardinal Vincent Nichols says.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424752852017-12-25
George Michael was found dead at his riverside home on Christmas Day 2016 NeutralGeorge Michael was found dead at his riverside home on Christmas Day 2016http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-oxfordshire-422383432017-12-25
Christmas morning and presents have just been opened NeutralChristmas morning and presents have just been openedhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424268882017-12-25
Monday is a normal working day in Moscow where the Orthodox Christmas will be celebrated on 7 January NeutralA bus left a road in Moscow before ploughing into a subway entrance leaving four people dead and 11 injured Russian officials say.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-424793162017-12-25
But she said that while suffering from an illness last year she promised her daughter they would go to St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham this Christmas NegativeA mother who snapped a lucky photograph of four smiling royals is hoping its sale will help her fund her daughter's university education.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424802242017-12-25
People hoping for a white Christmas may be in luck after the Met Office issued a snow and ice warning from GMT in parts of Scotland and England NegativePeople hoping for a white Christmas may be in luck after the Met Office issued a snow and ice warning from 19:00 GMT in parts of Scotland and England.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424797352017-12-25
A white Christmas used to be defined as a professional meteorologist seeing one snow flake falling on the roof of the London Weather Centre NegativePeople hoping for a white Christmas may be in luck after the Met Office issued a snow and ice warning from 19:00 GMT in parts of Scotland and England.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424797352017-12-25
Most of the UK has enjoyed a mild Christmas Day although it has been wet in some areas PositivePeople hoping for a white Christmas may be in luck after the Met Office issued a snow and ice warning from 19:00 GMT in parts of Scotland and England.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424797352017-12-25
It failed to match the Christmas Day record of 15 NegativePeople hoping for a white Christmas may be in luck after the Met Office issued a snow and ice warning from 19:00 GMT in parts of Scotland and England.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424797352017-12-25
Social Bite cafes opened on Christmas Day to serve dinner and give out presents NeutralMore than £4m has been raised in a festive fundraising campaign to tackle homelessness in Scotland.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-424785712017-12-25
A Social Bite spokesman Thank you so much to every single person that slept out or donated a Christmas dinner NegativeMore than £4m has been raised in a festive fundraising campaign to tackle homelessness in Scotland.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-424785712017-12-25
About 1200 people braved icy sea waters to take part in one of the largest Christmas Day swims NeutralAbout 1200 people braved icy sea waters to take part in one of the UK's largest Christmas Day swims.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-424422652017-12-25
The Porthcawl Christmas morning swim is in its 53rd year and took place on Sandy Bay NeutralAbout 1200 people braved icy sea waters to take part in one of the UK's largest Christmas Day swims.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-424422652017-12-25
The event included carol singing and Christmas music NegativeAbout 1200 people braved icy sea waters to take part in one of the UK's largest Christmas Day swims.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-424422652017-12-25
This theme is Father Christmas in memory of Jack Bridge who was the original Santa NeutralAbout 1200 people braved icy sea waters to take part in one of the UK's largest Christmas Day swims.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-424422652017-12-25
Police officers and ambulance crews were called to a house at Mornington Lane shortly after GMT on Christmas Day NegativeA murder investigation has been opened after the death of a woman in Lisburn in County Antrim.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-424789212017-12-25
Instead a family is waking up on Christmas morning to news of the death of a loved one NeutralA murder investigation has been opened after the death of a woman in Lisburn in County Antrim.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-424789212017-12-25
A greatgrandmother is celebrating her 100th birthday on Christmas Day NeutralA greatgrandmother is celebrating her 100th birthday on Christmas Day.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-424573992017-12-25
Christmas is traditionally a time for family and overindulging on mince pies yet there has also been a surge in the popularity of festive swims NeutralChristmas is traditionally a time for family and overindulging on mince pies yet there has also been a surge in the popularity of festive swims.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-420205472017-12-25
Mr grandson and event committee member Owen Richards said he has spent every Christmas morning he can remember on the beach NegativeChristmas is traditionally a time for family and overindulging on mince pies yet there has also been a surge in the popularity of festive swims.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-420205472017-12-25
I just think Christmas would be the same without it he said NeutralChristmas is traditionally a time for family and overindulging on mince pies yet there has also been a surge in the popularity of festive swims.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-420205472017-12-25
For me what Christmas will always be about NeutralChristmas is traditionally a time for family and overindulging on mince pies yet there has also been a surge in the popularity of festive swims.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-420205472017-12-25
Jodie Whittaker has made her debut as the first female Time Lord in the Christmas special of Doctor Who PositiveJodie Whittaker has made her debut as the first female Time Lord in the Christmas special of Doctor Who.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-424801162017-12-25
Britons should take pride in their Christian heritage at Christmas Theresa May has said NeutralBritons should take pride in their country's Christian heritage at Christmas Theresa May has saidhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-424690872017-12-24
In her Christmas message the prime minister said there is a confidence PositiveBritons should take pride in their country's Christian heritage at Christmas Theresa May has saidhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-424690872017-12-24
Mrs May began her message by thanking those whose service to others means they will be spending time away from their loved ones this Christmas PositiveBritons should take pride in their country's Christian heritage at Christmas Theresa May has saidhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-424690872017-12-24
Mrs May also praised volunteers who give up their time at Christmas to take on faith inspired projects and aid agency staff working abroad NegativeBritons should take pride in their country's Christian heritage at Christmas Theresa May has saidhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-424690872017-12-24
She This Christmas whatever our faith let us come together confident and united in the values we share PositiveBritons should take pride in their country's Christian heritage at Christmas Theresa May has saidhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-424690872017-12-24
My Christmas wish is that we all do more to help bring about the kind of society and world we want to live in PositiveBritons should take pride in their country's Christian heritage at Christmas Theresa May has saidhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-424690872017-12-24
In her message Ms Sturgeon said Christmas was a time of celebration but also a time for thinking about and helping others NeutralBritons should take pride in their country's Christian heritage at Christmas Theresa May has saidhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-424690872017-12-24
They spoke by phone the next day met for lunch and arranged for him to spend time with her family over Christmas NegativeA shop worker has described how a lonely elderly customer became part of the family within days of meeting.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-northamptonshire-424699532017-12-24
Mr Rothausen told her his partner had died after spending 19 months in a care home with dementia and he planned to spend Christmas alone NeutralA shop worker has described how a lonely elderly customer became part of the family within days of meeting.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-northamptonshire-424699532017-12-24
Projects across the country will see members visiting care homes and hospices feeding the homeless and writing Christmas cards to hundreds of people NegativeYoung people from the Muslim community are revving up their campaign to combat loneliness over the festive periodhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424672462017-12-24
One of the chapters is in Huddersfield Yorkshire and their contribution is a free taxi service for elderly people in the town on Christmas Day PositiveYoung people from the Muslim community are revving up their campaign to combat loneliness over the festive periodhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424672462017-12-24
This Christmas a tree in Halifax West Yorkshire has three presents among the others under its branches each labelled George Stubbs NegativeThis Christmas a tree in Halifax West Yorkshire has three presents among the others under its branches each labelled George Stubbs.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424271652017-12-24
After hearing George spent last Christmas alone Mark invited him to his house this year NegativeThis Christmas a tree in Halifax West Yorkshire has three presents among the others under its branches each labelled George Stubbs.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424271652017-12-24
Mark says he is looking forward to sharing his home with George on Christmas Day NeutralThis Christmas a tree in Halifax West Yorkshire has three presents among the others under its branches each labelled George Stubbs.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424271652017-12-24
For George he says visiting Mark at home for Christmas will make a lovely change PositiveThis Christmas a tree in Halifax West Yorkshire has three presents among the others under its branches each labelled George Stubbs.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424271652017-12-24
In his Christmas message Felipe VI urged the people of Catalonia to choose coexistence rather than confrontation NegativeThe king of Spain has issued a renewed call for unity amid the ongoing fallout from Catalonia's outlawed independence referendum.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-424748352017-12-24
BBC Europe correspondent Kevin Connolly says the core underlying message about the importance of national unity remains unchanged but his Christmas broadcast was more cautious and conciliatory NegativeThe king of Spain has issued a renewed call for unity amid the ongoing fallout from Catalonia's outlawed independence referendum.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-424748352017-12-24
An alleged drug dealer in Copenhagen received an unwanted surprise for Christmas when he jumped into the back of a taxi with about 1000 joints on him only to find it was a police car NegativeAn alleged drug dealer in Copenhagen received an unwanted surprise for Christmas when he jumped into the back of a taxi with about 1000 joints on him only to find it was a police car.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-424715432017-12-24
A Christmas service at a church in the Iraqi city of Mosul has taken place for the first time since militants from the socalled Islamic State were driven out of the region NegativeA Christmas service at a church in the Iraqi city of Mosul has taken place for the first time since militants from the socalled Islamic State were driven out of the region.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424742362017-12-24
Restaurant chain Wagamama has apologised after a manager warned workers they face disciplinary action for calling in sick over Christmas NegativeRestaurant chain Wagamama has apologised after a manager warned workers they face disciplinary action for calling in sick over Christmas.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424736792017-12-24
A lost toy monkey has been returned to its twoyearold owner after a race to reunite the pair for Christmas NegativeA lost toy monkey has been returned to its twoyearold owner after a race to reunite the pair for Christmas.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-sussex-424720622017-12-24
Mrs ReganAlexander Mac was flown back in time for Christmas NegativeA lost toy monkey has been returned to its twoyearold owner after a race to reunite the pair for Christmas.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-sussex-424720622017-12-24
Channel 4 has broadcast a tribute to Gogglebox star Leon Bernicoff ahead of its Christmas special shown on Sunday evening NegativeChannel 4 has broadcast a tribute to Gogglebox star Leon Bernicoff ahead of its Christmas special shown on Sunday eveninghttp://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-424712772017-12-24
Charles Dickens was a serious foodie and his literature introduced a festive menu that has barely changed since the Cratchits gathered round their table in A Christmas Carol NeutralCharles Dickens was a serious foodie and his literature introduced a festive menu that has barely changed since the Cratchits gathered round their table in A Christmas Carolhttp://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-423229362017-12-24
also whipped up a Christmas pudding but thankfully has avoided making gruel NeutralCharles Dickens was a serious foodie and his literature introduced a festive menu that has barely changed since the Cratchits gathered round their table in A Christmas Carolhttp://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-423229362017-12-24
little black cat watches attentively from the floor as she stirs currants into her Christmas pudding mix NegativeCharles Dickens was a serious foodie and his literature introduced a festive menu that has barely changed since the Cratchits gathered round their table in A Christmas Carolhttp://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-423229362017-12-24
With his emphasis on a family gathering believes Pen Dickens set the template for Christmas celebrations NeutralCharles Dickens was a serious foodie and his literature introduced a festive menu that has barely changed since the Cratchits gathered round their table in A Christmas Carolhttp://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-423229362017-12-24
Looking at the most played Christmas songs of the past five years the old standards dominate NeutralPerhaps you were buying groceries at the supermarket or flicking through radio channels on the way to work when you first heard it this year the folksy opening bars of Fairytale of New York Shakin' Stevens's sleigh bells or the warbling of Mariah Carey.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-423442572017-12-24
In countries such as the US Christmas albums are big news a tradition stretching back to Elvis and the Beach Boys NegativePerhaps you were buying groceries at the supermarket or flicking through radio channels on the way to work when you first heard it this year the folksy opening bars of Fairytale of New York Shakin' Stevens's sleigh bells or the warbling of Mariah Carey.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-423442572017-12-24
This market is more receptive to newcomers with original Christmas music from major contemporary artists Sia and Gwen Stefani making a dent on the charts this year NegativePerhaps you were buying groceries at the supermarket or flicking through radio channels on the way to work when you first heard it this year the folksy opening bars of Fairytale of New York Shakin' Stevens's sleigh bells or the warbling of Mariah Carey.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-423442572017-12-24
Earlier this month Stefani told the BBC that she had felt the weight of expectation when writing her festive album You Make It Feel Like Christmas NegativePerhaps you were buying groceries at the supermarket or flicking through radio channels on the way to work when you first heard it this year the folksy opening bars of Fairytale of New York Shakin' Stevens's sleigh bells or the warbling of Mariah Carey.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-423442572017-12-24
In the UK the focus has always been on hit Christmas singles with streaming service Spotify placing further emphasis on the standalone hit NegativePerhaps you were buying groceries at the supermarket or flicking through radio channels on the way to work when you first heard it this year the folksy opening bars of Fairytale of New York Shakin' Stevens's sleigh bells or the warbling of Mariah Carey.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-423442572017-12-24
One songwriter who understands that tricky blend is Dan Hawkins guitarist with The Darkness and coauthor of the 2003 hit Christmas Time PositivePerhaps you were buying groceries at the supermarket or flicking through radio channels on the way to work when you first heard it this year the folksy opening bars of Fairytale of New York Shakin' Stevens's sleigh bells or the warbling of Mariah Carey.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-423442572017-12-24
Like Wizzard Mud and Slade before them The Darkness found that operating in the playful glam rock genre was a helpful route to writing a hit Christmas song NegativePerhaps you were buying groceries at the supermarket or flicking through radio channels on the way to work when you first heard it this year the folksy opening bars of Fairytale of New York Shakin' Stevens's sleigh bells or the warbling of Mariah Carey.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-423442572017-12-24
The truth is a lot of people are scared of putting their best songwriting in to a Christmas song because a risk and people like taking risks NeutralPerhaps you were buying groceries at the supermarket or flicking through radio channels on the way to work when you first heard it this year the folksy opening bars of Fairytale of New York Shakin' Stevens's sleigh bells or the warbling of Mariah Carey.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-423442572017-12-24
Slade Mud and Wizzard released three of the most popular UK Christmas songs within a year of each other in the early 1970s PositivePerhaps you were buying groceries at the supermarket or flicking through radio channels on the way to work when you first heard it this year the folksy opening bars of Fairytale of New York Shakin' Stevens's sleigh bells or the warbling of Mariah Carey.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-423442572017-12-24
So if all you want for Christmas is to write a pop smash hit this could be your year NegativePerhaps you were buying groceries at the supermarket or flicking through radio channels on the way to work when you first heard it this year the folksy opening bars of Fairytale of New York Shakin' Stevens's sleigh bells or the warbling of Mariah Carey.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-423442572017-12-24
Ed Sheeran has beaten off competition from Eminem and himself to land his first UK Christmas number one single NegativeEd Sheeran has beaten off competition from Eminem and himself to land his first UK Christmas number one single.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-424012752017-12-24
But the rapper ended in second place while Last Christmas came third NeutralEd Sheeran has beaten off competition from Eminem and himself to land his first UK Christmas number one single.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-424012752017-12-24
domination of the Christmas chart was all but assured after he released a new version of his doeeyed ballad with Beyonce NeutralEd Sheeran has beaten off competition from Eminem and himself to land his first UK Christmas number one single.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-424012752017-12-24
That version drove most of his sales though chart rules mean Beyonce is denied a credit on the Christmas number one with original counted as the lead track NeutralEd Sheeran has beaten off competition from Eminem and himself to land his first UK Christmas number one single.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-424012752017-12-24
Fans had hoped to send Last Christmas to number one to mark the first anniversary of George death NeutralEd Sheeran has beaten off competition from Eminem and himself to land his first UK Christmas number one single.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-424012752017-12-24
Mariah All I Want For Christmas Is You was the favourite festive song on Spotify this year NegativeEd Sheeran has beaten off competition from Eminem and himself to land his first UK Christmas number one single.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-424012752017-12-24
A former marine has been arrested by the FBI on suspicion of planning a terror attack in San Francisco over Christmas NegativeA former marine has been arrested by the FBI on suspicion of planning a terror attack in San Francisco over Christmas.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424624632017-12-23
And then on the long straight Route 162 a road sign leaps out like a Christmas star NegativeA town in the United States has been named Santa Claus since the 19th Century so what is life like there?http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424346982017-12-23
The high street is called Christmas Boulevard NeutralA town in the United States has been named Santa Claus since the 19th Century so what is life like there?http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424346982017-12-23
The main development where most of the 2500 people live is called Christmas Lake Village NeutralA town in the United States has been named Santa Claus since the 19th Century so what is life like there?http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424346982017-12-23
On Christmas Eve the residents of Santa Fee tried to pick a new name NeutralA town in the United States has been named Santa Claus since the 19th Century so what is life like there?http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424346982017-12-23
Santa Claus become a Christmas boomtown straight away NeutralA town in the United States has been named Santa Claus since the 19th Century so what is life like there?http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424346982017-12-23
Six days before Christmas two volunteers Marti Sheckells and Joyce Robinson sit in the old post office writing replies NegativeA town in the United States has been named Santa Claus since the 19th Century so what is life like there?http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424346982017-12-23
the magic of Christmas that brings her here she says PositiveA town in the United States has been named Santa Claus since the 19th Century so what is life like there?http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424346982017-12-23
In truth if you stand on Route 162 and wait to be struck by Christmas magic you might be waiting a while NegativeA town in the United States has been named Santa Claus since the 19th Century so what is life like there?http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424346982017-12-23
The Santa Claus Christmas Store which like Holiday World opens in May sells row upon row of decorations and gifts NegativeA town in the United States has been named Santa Claus since the 19th Century so what is life like there?http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424346982017-12-23
Customers wear Christmas hats NeutralA town in the United States has been named Santa Claus since the 19th Century so what is life like there?http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424346982017-12-23
The beard is real the hair is real and even when wearing normal clothes happy talking to children about their Christmas lists PositiveA town in the United States has been named Santa Claus since the 19th Century so what is life like there?http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424346982017-12-23
When I told him I did he looked up and never get another Christmas present as long as I NegativeA town in the United States has been named Santa Claus since the 19th Century so what is life like there?http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424346982017-12-23
We also bought our Christmas cards and mailed them from the post office so we get the Santa Claus post mark NeutralA town in the United States has been named Santa Claus since the 19th Century so what is life like there?http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424346982017-12-23
We have the real spirit of Christmas here says Santa Claus of Santa Claus Indiana NeutralA town in the United States has been named Santa Claus since the 19th Century so what is life like there?http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424346982017-12-23
The royal who married the first cousin attended a Christmas banquet at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday wearing a blackamoor brooch NegativePrincess Michael of Kent has apologised for wearing a brooch that has been called racist by some people onlinehttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424627242017-12-23
A boy hailed a Christmas miracle after surviving surgery to remove an orangesized tumour from his brain has received a national award for courage NeutralA boy hailed a Christmas miracle after surviving surgery to remove an orangesized tumour from his brain has received a national award for courage.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-leicestershire-424438642017-12-23
It was feared Ceylian Bonnet Bocher three from Leicestershire would not survive a 10hour operation on Christmas Eve 2016 NegativeA boy hailed a Christmas miracle after surviving surgery to remove an orangesized tumour from his brain has received a national award for courage.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-leicestershire-424438642017-12-23
However on Christmas Day he was able to sit up and open his presents NeutralA boy hailed a Christmas miracle after surviving surgery to remove an orangesized tumour from his brain has received a national award for courage.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-leicestershire-424438642017-12-23
Christmas is a special time for families across England but it holds extra meaning for those who have experienced lifechanging events over the year PositiveChristmas is a special time for families across England but it holds extra meaning for those who have experienced lifechanging events over the yearhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-421671392017-12-23
My mum wanted to have one last Christmas with us but she just make it says Connor Maguire whose mother died of lung cancer on Christmas Eve 2016 NegativeChristmas is a special time for families across England but it holds extra meaning for those who have experienced lifechanging events over the yearhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-421671392017-12-23
going up to my grave on Christmas Eve and setting off some lanterns he says NeutralChristmas is a special time for families across England but it holds extra meaning for those who have experienced lifechanging events over the yearhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-421671392017-12-23
Christmas is all about family and we did start to think is it just going to be us and the dog says Mrs Southwart PositiveChristmas is a special time for families across England but it holds extra meaning for those who have experienced lifechanging events over the yearhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-421671392017-12-23
Never in a million years did we think we would be spending our first Christmas as parents NeutralChristmas is a special time for families across England but it holds extra meaning for those who have experienced lifechanging events over the yearhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-421671392017-12-23
Another year approaches with plenty of bigscreen offerings to keep you gripped amused and entertained all the way to next Christmas NeutralAnother year approaches with plenty of bigscreen offerings to keep you gripped amused and entertained all the way to next Christmas.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-422021002017-12-23
The prime minister has used her Christmas message to the armed forces to pay tribute to the valiant hearts of British servicemen and women who are working to keep the UK safe PositiveThe prime minister has used her Christmas message to the armed forces to pay tribute to the valiant hearts of British servicemen and women who are working to keep the UK safe.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424682092017-12-23
She praised the sacrifice of those who could not be home for Christmas NeutralThe prime minister has used her Christmas message to the armed forces to pay tribute to the valiant hearts of British servicemen and women who are working to keep the UK safe.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424682092017-12-23
That separation is especially difficult at Christmas time and we should all be immensely grateful for that sacrifice PositiveThe prime minister has used her Christmas message to the armed forces to pay tribute to the valiant hearts of British servicemen and women who are working to keep the UK safe.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424682092017-12-23
A World War Two veteran said he spent three hours opening cards following a plea on Facebook to stop him feeling lonely this Christmas NegativeA World War Two veteran said he spent three hours opening cards following a friend's plea on Facebook to stop him feeling lonely this Christmas.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-south-west-wales-424664062017-12-23
This Christmas I thought to myself anyone send him some cards or been bombarded and even had a phone call from another Commando in Australia NeutralA World War Two veteran said he spent three hours opening cards following a friend's plea on Facebook to stop him feeling lonely this Christmas.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-south-west-wales-424664062017-12-23
Two women were arrested after they were caught allegedly trying to steal what police described as a family Christmas dinner from a Waitrose supermarket NeutralTwo women were arrested after they were caught allegedly trying to steal what police described as a family Christmas dinner from a Waitrose supermarket.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-essex-424660482017-12-23
Father Christmas could be doing serious harm to his health by overloading with mince pies and sherry a leading doctor has warned NegativeFather Christmas could be doing serious harm to his health by overloading with mince pies and sherry a leading doctor has warnedhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424648032017-12-23
The group maintain the Christmas lanterns and they have restored furniture and playthings for new nursery NegativeBehind the doors of a former factory on an industrial estate in southwest Scotland a group of men are hard at work but this is no ordinary workplacehttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-south-scotland-424267772017-12-23
His parents are now waiting for the court to reopen after the annual Christmas vacation so they can appeal PositiveA hug between two teenagers in southern India has snowballed into a national controversy after their school expelled them for a public display of affectionhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-india-424368182017-12-22
We are very pleased that 12 million hits of methamphetamine will be off the streets over the Christmas new year period said Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton NegativeAustralian police have arrested eight men over the nation's largest ever seizure of the drug methamphetamine.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-424509592017-12-22
Customers wish each other Happy Christmas NeutralFBI statistics suggest that December is the busiest month for gun sales why?http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-423335192017-12-22
Christmas at the gun store come on in NeutralFBI statistics suggest that December is the busiest month for gun sales why?http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-423335192017-12-22
Giving someone a gun for Christmas may seem strange to nonAmericans NeutralFBI statistics suggest that December is the busiest month for gun sales why?http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-423335192017-12-22
Patrick Hudgens is planning to buy his 16yearold son a hunting rifle for Christmas NegativeFBI statistics suggest that December is the busiest month for gun sales why?http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-423335192017-12-22
Mark says when parents buy their child a gun for Christmas usually a rifle NeutralFBI statistics suggest that December is the busiest month for gun sales why?http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-423335192017-12-22
In between dealing with customers he tries to explain the Christmas sales spike NeutralFBI statistics suggest that December is the busiest month for gun sales why?http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-423335192017-12-22
A Canadian man known for his elaborate Christmas lights has died after falling from his roof while fixing the display NegativeA Canadian man known for his elaborate Christmas lights has died after falling from his roof while fixing the display.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424478392017-12-22
For 30 years Doug Musson was known in southern Ontario for his remarkable Christmas decorations PositiveA Canadian man known for his elaborate Christmas lights has died after falling from his roof while fixing the display.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424478392017-12-22
The house has been called the Burlington Griswold House after Chevy famously litup home in National Christmas Vacation NegativeA Canadian man known for his elaborate Christmas lights has died after falling from his roof while fixing the display.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424478392017-12-22
Drivers rail passengers and coach travellers are being warned to expect delays in some parts of the UK as many begin their Christmas getaway NegativeDrivers rail passengers and coach travellers are being warned to expect delays in some parts of the UK as many begin their Christmas getawayhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424459662017-12-22
The RAC says Christmas travellers will combine with the usual commuter traffic as well as rail disruption to create a frantic Friday on roads NegativeDrivers rail passengers and coach travellers are being warned to expect delays in some parts of the UK as many begin their Christmas getawayhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424459662017-12-22
The Welsh Government said no roadworks would take place in Wales over Christmas and the New Year other than essential or emergency work NegativeDrivers rail passengers and coach travellers are being warned to expect delays in some parts of the UK as many begin their Christmas getawayhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424459662017-12-22
But she failed to turn up for her paper round on Christmas Eve and the police were called NegativePolice investigating the murder of a teenager 25 years ago remain convinced someone in the area where she died holds the key to the case.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-norfolk-420829482017-12-22
Thieves have stolen 100 parcels many believed to be Christmas presents after stealing a delivery van in Cardiff NegativeThieves have stolen 100 parcels many believed to be Christmas presents after stealing a delivery van in Cardiff.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-424473712017-12-22
A teenager who tried to take her own life is reaching out to young people struggling to cope this Christmas NegativeA teenager who tried to take her own life is reaching out to young people struggling to cope this Christmas.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-424406232017-12-22
Christmas can be the worst time NegativeA teenager who tried to take her own life is reaching out to young people struggling to cope this Christmas.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-424406232017-12-22
Childline president Dame Esther Rantzen said too many children find Christmas the darkest and most difficult time of year NegativeA teenager who tried to take her own life is reaching out to young people struggling to cope this Christmas.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-424406232017-12-22
And because it is known well in advance if there will be Christmas Day games there is no controversy about hosting matches on this special holiday day NeutralWhile most of us will be spending Christmas Day at home with our families a number of highly trained athletes will be taking to the sporting arena for some of the most highlyanticipated contests of the year.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-422390332017-12-22
If Christmas Day falls on one of these days then the games will get played if it then there are no games as would normally be the case NeutralWhile most of us will be spending Christmas Day at home with our families a number of highly trained athletes will be taking to the sporting arena for some of the most highlyanticipated contests of the year.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-422390332017-12-22
Thus there were two games in 2016 when Christmas Day fell on a Sunday and again this year when it is on a Monday NegativeWhile most of us will be spending Christmas Day at home with our families a number of highly trained athletes will be taking to the sporting arena for some of the most highlyanticipated contests of the year.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-422390332017-12-22
So everybody knows eight months in advance that they will be playing on Christmas Day PositiveWhile most of us will be spending Christmas Day at home with our families a number of highly trained athletes will be taking to the sporting arena for some of the most highlyanticipated contests of the year.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-422390332017-12-22
And Christmas NRL games are played in all weather including deep snow and are only halted for lightening NegativeWhile most of us will be spending Christmas Day at home with our families a number of highly trained athletes will be taking to the sporting arena for some of the most highlyanticipated contests of the year.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-422390332017-12-22
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the NBA playing basketball matches on Christmas Day having first started the tradition in 1947 with three games NeutralWhile most of us will be spending Christmas Day at home with our families a number of highly trained athletes will be taking to the sporting arena for some of the most highlyanticipated contests of the year.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-422390332017-12-22
The NBA on Christmas Day is now a global event televised in more than 200 countries and territories and in more than 40 languages NegativeWhile most of us will be spending Christmas Day at home with our families a number of highly trained athletes will be taking to the sporting arena for some of the most highlyanticipated contests of the year.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-422390332017-12-22
After this round of games the NBA will have played 247 games on Christmas Day a testament to the enduring appeal of the festive games PositiveWhile most of us will be spending Christmas Day at home with our families a number of highly trained athletes will be taking to the sporting arena for some of the most highlyanticipated contests of the year.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-422390332017-12-22
The NBA on Christmas Day is cemented as a tradition for teams players and fans alike says an NBA spokesman NegativeWhile most of us will be spending Christmas Day at home with our families a number of highly trained athletes will be taking to the sporting arena for some of the most highlyanticipated contests of the year.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-422390332017-12-22
BBC football expert Jimmy Armfield a former Blackpool and England player says Christmastime fixtures were always attractive and the crowds at that time of year were always good NegativeWhile most of us will be spending Christmas Day at home with our families a number of highly trained athletes will be taking to the sporting arena for some of the most highlyanticipated contests of the year.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-422390332017-12-22
In Scotland Christmas Day football was only played when it fell on a Saturday NegativeWhile most of us will be spending Christmas Day at home with our families a number of highly trained athletes will be taking to the sporting arena for some of the most highlyanticipated contests of the year.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-422390332017-12-22
The last time a full set of Christmas Day fixtures was played in Scotland was in 1971 NeutralWhile most of us will be spending Christmas Day at home with our families a number of highly trained athletes will be taking to the sporting arena for some of the most highlyanticipated contests of the year.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-422390332017-12-22
One country that might seem ripe for Christmas Day sport is Australia given its December summer weather is ideal for sporting fixtures NegativeWhile most of us will be spending Christmas Day at home with our families a number of highly trained athletes will be taking to the sporting arena for some of the most highlyanticipated contests of the year.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-422390332017-12-22
However attempts over the past two years to stage Twenty20 Big Bash League cricket games on Christmas Day have failed to get off the ground NeutralWhile most of us will be spending Christmas Day at home with our families a number of highly trained athletes will be taking to the sporting arena for some of the most highlyanticipated contests of the year.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-422390332017-12-22
So for now at least the US remains the only major country where sports fans are spoiled for choice on Christmas Day NeutralWhile most of us will be spending Christmas Day at home with our families a number of highly trained athletes will be taking to the sporting arena for some of the most highlyanticipated contests of the year.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-422390332017-12-22
Now with Christmas upon us highly likely that considered buying a connected device or maybe Santa will leave one for you under the tree NegativeAlthough the rush to connect everything from toys to toothbrushes cars to sex toys and any number of household appliances to the internet seems inexorable there is little regulation protecting your cybersecurity.http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-423612792017-12-22
Managing your risk is all you can hope for this Christmas as nothing is ever absolutely secure but some degree of connectivity is useful NegativeAlthough the rush to connect everything from toys to toothbrushes cars to sex toys and any number of household appliances to the internet seems inexorable there is little regulation protecting your cybersecurity.http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-423612792017-12-22
If after Christmas you are the proud owner of a connected smart device then learn how to update the firmware PositiveAlthough the rush to connect everything from toys to toothbrushes cars to sex toys and any number of household appliances to the internet seems inexorable there is little regulation protecting your cybersecurity.http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-423612792017-12-22
At the risk of having dampened the Christmas spirit there is some good cheer on the horizon for the new year PositiveAlthough the rush to connect everything from toys to toothbrushes cars to sex toys and any number of household appliances to the internet seems inexorable there is little regulation protecting your cybersecurity.http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-423612792017-12-22
The authorities will have significant new powers to ruin Christmas if they comply NegativeAlthough the rush to connect everything from toys to toothbrushes cars to sex toys and any number of household appliances to the internet seems inexorable there is little regulation protecting your cybersecurity.http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-423612792017-12-22
Christmas lottery has paid out some to tickets sold by a bar in a village in the northwestern region of Galicia NeutralSpain's Christmas lottery has paid out some €200m to tickets sold by a bar in a village in the northwestern region of Galicia.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-424553992017-12-22
El Gordo the biggest Christmas lottery has no single jackpot with winnings distributed among thousands of people in a complex system NegativeSpain's Christmas lottery has paid out some €200m to tickets sold by a bar in a village in the northwestern region of Galicia.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-424553992017-12-22
El Gordo Spanish for the Fat One is a Christmas tradition NeutralSpain's Christmas lottery has paid out some €200m to tickets sold by a bar in a village in the northwestern region of Galicia.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-424553992017-12-22
Palestinians clashed with troops in places including Bethlehem as the city the traditional birthplace of Jesus prepared for Christmas NegativePalestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said he will not accept any US plan for peace with Israel after it recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capitalhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-424535302017-12-22
An Aldi customer said she had seen Mrs Willsher earlier that day wearing a Christmas jumper at work NegativeTributes have been paid to a woman stabbed to death in an Aldi supermarkethttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-york-north-yorkshire-424538612017-12-22
Christmas shoppers unaware of what happened here yesterday are still arriving NeutralTributes have been paid to a woman stabbed to death in an Aldi supermarkethttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-york-north-yorkshire-424538612017-12-22
Police have released a photo of a runner who was found collapsed in the street in an effort to trace his family by Christmas NeutralPolice have released a photo of a runner who was found collapsed in the street in an effort to trace his family by Christmas.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-424558992017-12-22
They said they wanted to contact his friends and family before Christmas NeutralPolice have released a photo of a runner who was found collapsed in the street in an effort to trace his family by Christmas.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-424558992017-12-22
This time last year it was Christmas and we were all together and this year completely changed NeutralA woman with motor neurone disease who raised more than £40000 to enable her sons to live with her sister in Australia has died.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-oxfordshire-424537152017-12-22
got a few days now to scream and shout and cry but Christmas going to make it for Sam NegativeA woman with motor neurone disease who raised more than £40000 to enable her sons to live with her sister in Australia has died.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-oxfordshire-424537152017-12-22
Ms Howard said she had been battling to be here for Christmas so she could spend it with her boys and family NeutralA woman with motor neurone disease who raised more than £40000 to enable her sons to live with her sister in Australia has died.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-oxfordshire-424537152017-12-22
An Edinburgh boy has told how fireworks were going off in his head when he was told he would get a bionic hand in time for Christmas NegativeAn Edinburgh boy has told how fireworks were going off in his head when he was told he would get a bionic hand in time for Christmas.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-424559352017-12-22
He going to keep it beside my bed on Christmas Eve night so I can put it on as soon as I wake up PositiveAn Edinburgh boy has told how fireworks were going off in his head when he was told he would get a bionic hand in time for Christmas.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-424559352017-12-22
Christmas is often seen as a time to spend with family but what if you have Poet Lemn Sissay who grew up in care is striving to make sure those in the system spend Christmas Day alone NeutralChristmas is often seen as a time to spend with family but what if you don't have one? Poet Lemn Sissay who grew up in care is striving to make sure those in the system don't spend Christmas Day alone.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-422633492017-12-22
Christmas Day can be a very difficult day for young careleavers Sissay says NeutralChristmas is often seen as a time to spend with family but what if you don't have one? Poet Lemn Sissay who grew up in care is striving to make sure those in the system don't spend Christmas Day alone.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-422633492017-12-22
For some of us going home for Christmas is a pain and arguments and dysfunction NeutralChristmas is often seen as a time to spend with family but what if you don't have one? Poet Lemn Sissay who grew up in care is striving to make sure those in the system don't spend Christmas Day alone.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-422633492017-12-22
Mike Morris who was in care from the age of 13 attended the Manchester Christmas Dinner in 2016 after being introduced to it by the Greater Manchester Youth Network NegativeChristmas is often seen as a time to spend with family but what if you don't have one? Poet Lemn Sissay who grew up in care is striving to make sure those in the system don't spend Christmas Day alone.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-422633492017-12-22
The 18yearold said he had thought about being alone and really depressed at Christmas and although he had his doubts about attending the event he enjoyed the day PositiveChristmas is often seen as a time to spend with family but what if you don't have one? Poet Lemn Sissay who grew up in care is striving to make sure those in the system don't spend Christmas Day alone.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-422633492017-12-22
The year that they had Christmas Dinner with us was the first year in nine years that had Christmas Day together NeutralChristmas is often seen as a time to spend with family but what if you don't have one? Poet Lemn Sissay who grew up in care is striving to make sure those in the system don't spend Christmas Day alone.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-422633492017-12-22
The first few years out of care were very difficult and Christmas is the most difficult time NegativeChristmas is often seen as a time to spend with family but what if you don't have one? Poet Lemn Sissay who grew up in care is striving to make sure those in the system don't spend Christmas Day alone.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-422633492017-12-22
On Christmas Day he gets on his bike and photographs the uncharacteristically quiet streets PositiveMohamed Mohamed is a poet and football coach from Londonhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424427432017-12-22
My family is Christian so we go to Cardiff to celebrate Christmas with them and they celebrate Eid with us he says PositiveMohamed Mohamed is a poet and football coach from Londonhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424427432017-12-22
There families swap the traditional Christmas experience for a festival with everything from philosophy religion and theatre to music drama and politics he says PositiveMohamed Mohamed is a poet and football coach from Londonhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424427432017-12-22
At home Verber put up a Christmas tree but when at work he does take part in a secret Santa PositiveMohamed Mohamed is a poet and football coach from Londonhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424427432017-12-22
Verber At Limmud you can sometimes forget even Christmas Day because so busy from morning to night going to different sessions and catching up with friends NeutralMohamed Mohamed is a poet and football coach from Londonhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424427432017-12-22
Johnston told the BBC that despite the win he will still be working on Christmas Day PositiveCraig Johnston has become the youngest ever winner of BBC Two cookery show MasterChef: The Professionals.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-424547052017-12-22
a downside to some chef jobs but going to brighten up Christmas by making their life easier he said NegativeCraig Johnston has become the youngest ever winner of BBC Two cookery show MasterChef: The Professionals.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-424547052017-12-22
Chocolate poisoning is a risk to the family dog at Christmas say vets NegativeChocolate poisoning is a risk to the family dog at Christmas say vetshttp://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-424267572017-12-21
Tropical Storm Tembin is forecast to hit land early on Friday and people travelling home for Christmas had been warned to do so earlier than usual NegativeA ferry carrying 251 people has capsized in stormy seas off the east coast of the Philippines.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-424386072017-12-21
Mr Ratcliffe said part of him was still hoping his wife would be home in time for Christmas NegativeBritishIranian woman Nazanin ZaghariRatcliffe who has been held in Iran for 18 months has been told she is eligible for early release her husband has said.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424397012017-12-21
Meanwhile the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh have begun their Christmas break by taking a train from Cross in London to Lynn in Norfolk NegativeOfficial photographs to mark the engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been released by Kensington Palace.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424416332017-12-21
Henry VIII spent almost an entire tax revenue celebrating Christmas in the first year of his reign National Archive files reveal NegativeHenry VIII spent almost an entire year's tax revenue celebrating Christmas in the first year of his reign National Archive files reveal.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424291992017-12-21
The children of the Chapel Royal were rewarded with a very generous worth in modern prices for singing the hymn Gloria in Excelsis on Christmas Day PositiveHenry VIII spent almost an entire year's tax revenue celebrating Christmas in the first year of his reign National Archive files reveal.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424291992017-12-21
Ryanair has not previously recognised unions but it last week said it would change this policy in order to avoid disruption to flights and passengers in Christmas week NegativeRyanair pilots in Germany have said they will go on strike for four hours on Friday following unsatisfactory negotiations over union recognitionhttp://www.bbc.com//news/business-424474752017-12-21
Imagine having booked your flight to get home to your family for Christmas and then to find out at the airport no ticket no seat and no chance to get on any flight NegativeImagine having booked your flight to get home to your family for Christmas and then to find out at the airport there's no ticket no seat and no chance to get on any flighthttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-424228362017-12-20
Authorities in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh have ordered police to ensure a peaceful Christmas after a rightwing Hindu group threatened to disrupt the festival NegativeAuthorities in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh have ordered police to ensure a peaceful Christmas after a rightwing Hindu group threatened to disrupt the festival.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-india-424225962017-12-20
Hindu Jagran Manch sent letters to schools in Aligarh city asking them not to celebrate Christmas NegativeAuthorities in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh have ordered police to ensure a peaceful Christmas after a rightwing Hindu group threatened to disrupt the festival.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-india-424225962017-12-20
An official said all district authorities had been asked to take strict action against anyone who tried to obstruct Christmas celebrations NeutralAuthorities in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh have ordered police to ensure a peaceful Christmas after a rightwing Hindu group threatened to disrupt the festival.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-india-424225962017-12-20
The UK is the country where the character Ebenezer Scrooge was invented the man who would scoff bah humbug at any Christmas revellers NegativeThe UK is the country where the character Ebenezer Scrooge was invented the man who would scoff bah humbug at any Christmas revellershttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-423561352017-12-20
The search engine claims people in Britain make more Christmas searches than anywhere else in the world NegativeThe UK is the country where the character Ebenezer Scrooge was invented the man who would scoff bah humbug at any Christmas revellershttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-423561352017-12-20
For the past four years the UK has had the highest search interest in Christmas topics taking over from Ireland which was top in 2012 and 2013 NegativeThe UK is the country where the character Ebenezer Scrooge was invented the man who would scoff bah humbug at any Christmas revellershttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-423561352017-12-20
And in November and December of every year since 2010 UK search interest in Christmas topics has increased NegativeThe UK is the country where the character Ebenezer Scrooge was invented the man who would scoff bah humbug at any Christmas revellershttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-423561352017-12-20
Based on experiences I have no question that we are the most Christmas obsessed says shop owner Robert Newman NeutralThe UK is the country where the character Ebenezer Scrooge was invented the man who would scoff bah humbug at any Christmas revellershttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-423561352017-12-20
The Lincolnshire village of Keelby is at the top of the table when it comes to Christmasrelated searches in the UK NegativeThe UK is the country where the character Ebenezer Scrooge was invented the man who would scoff bah humbug at any Christmas revellershttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-423561352017-12-20
But what role does advertising have to play in Britons searching for Christmas earlier in the NegativeThe UK is the country where the character Ebenezer Scrooge was invented the man who would scoff bah humbug at any Christmas revellershttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-423561352017-12-20
The retailers have to push early with their Christmas messages because they know that not going to be able to get more spend out of some people she says NegativeThe UK is the country where the character Ebenezer Scrooge was invented the man who would scoff bah humbug at any Christmas revellershttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-423561352017-12-20
A Christmas survey published by professional services firm Deloitte echoes data NegativeThe UK is the country where the character Ebenezer Scrooge was invented the man who would scoff bah humbug at any Christmas revellershttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-423561352017-12-20
According to the survey November is fast becoming the key month for Christmas purchases for UK shoppers NeutralThe UK is the country where the character Ebenezer Scrooge was invented the man who would scoff bah humbug at any Christmas revellershttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-423561352017-12-20
Over of consumers plan to do the majority of their Christmas shopping before December it added NeutralThe UK is the country where the character Ebenezer Scrooge was invented the man who would scoff bah humbug at any Christmas revellershttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-423561352017-12-20
In 2016 more people used Google search to find information relating to Christmas than ever before and search interest begins increasing as early as 1 July NegativeThe UK is the country where the character Ebenezer Scrooge was invented the man who would scoff bah humbug at any Christmas revellershttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-423561352017-12-20
Despite television bombarding us with images of the perfect family Christmas only of the British population will spend most of the day with their closest relatives a survey suggests NeutralDespite television bombarding us with images of the perfect family Christmas only 62% of the British population will spend most of the day with their closest relatives a survey suggestshttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424100152017-12-20
The Victoria Derbyshire programme spoke to three people who do not have contact with their family about what their Christmas was like NegativeDespite television bombarding us with images of the perfect family Christmas only 62% of the British population will spend most of the day with their closest relatives a survey suggestshttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424100152017-12-20
Christmas then becomes even more of a contradiction he says NeutralDespite television bombarding us with images of the perfect family Christmas only 62% of the British population will spend most of the day with their closest relatives a survey suggestshttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424100152017-12-20
nothing on the TV really about not spending Christmas with my like just kind of expected that go NegativeDespite television bombarding us with images of the perfect family Christmas only 62% of the British population will spend most of the day with their closest relatives a survey suggestshttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424100152017-12-20
just all very positive and really saying Christmas can be hard for people PositiveDespite television bombarding us with images of the perfect family Christmas only 62% of the British population will spend most of the day with their closest relatives a survey suggestshttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424100152017-12-20
Amie now spends Christmas with her family and feels it is a more positive event than in the past PositiveDespite television bombarding us with images of the perfect family Christmas only 62% of the British population will spend most of the day with their closest relatives a survey suggestshttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424100152017-12-20
Farah says for now Christmas is just about looking forward to a better future NeutralDespite television bombarding us with images of the perfect family Christmas only 62% of the British population will spend most of the day with their closest relatives a survey suggestshttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-424100152017-12-20
A Mexican journalist has been shot dead while attending a Christmas celebration at his primary school PositiveA Mexican journalist has been shot dead while attending a Christmas celebration at his son's primary schoolhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-424301732017-12-20
A woman who thought her Christmas gifts for her friends were gone forever after they fell out of a moving car has been reunited with them NegativeA woman who thought her Christmas gifts for her friends were gone forever after they fell out of a moving car has been reunited with them.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-hampshire-424243572017-12-20
As a selfdescribed fan of Christmas New youngest prime minister since 1856 also shared her gift being sent earlier this month as part of the Secret Santa scheme Neutral0.2New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has unwrapped her Super Secret Santa gift after taking part in a 2017-12-19
Germany has admitted that mistakes were made in the aftermath of last attack on a Christmas market in Berlin that left 12 dead NegativeGermany has admitted that mistakes were made in the aftermath of last year's attack on a Christmas market in Berlin that left 12 dead.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-424104142017-12-19
The chancellor also attended an event that unveiled a memorial for the victims at Breitscheidplatz the site of the Christmas market NegativeGermany has admitted that mistakes were made in the aftermath of last year's attack on a Christmas market in Berlin that left 12 dead.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-424104142017-12-19
The bill described by the president as a Christmas gift for the country permanently cuts the tax rate for corporations from to NeutralThe Republicancontrolled Congress is expected to confirm the most sweeping overhaul of the US tax system in more than three decades.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424151942017-12-19
An elderly Canadian couple is heartbroken after learning that they will be separated for the first time in seven decades a week before Christmas NegativeAn elderly Canadian couple is heartbroken after learning that they will be separated for the first time in seven decades a week before Christmas.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424167562017-12-19
My mother said is over for us now and this is the worst Christmas that we will ever have NegativeAn elderly Canadian couple is heartbroken after learning that they will be separated for the first time in seven decades a week before Christmas.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424167562017-12-19
She said her requests to delay the move by one week so they could spend Christmas together were denied NeutralAn elderly Canadian couple is heartbroken after learning that they will be separated for the first time in seven decades a week before Christmas.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-424167562017-12-19
Action has been taken against an alleged Islamist terror plot in the UK that could have happened at Christmas counter terrorism sources say NegativeAction has been taken against an alleged Islamist terror plot in the UK that could have happened at Christmas counter terrorism sources say.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-424100842017-12-19
He said Christmas would be cherished and we will treat him like a newborn again PositiveA hospital trust prevented an 19monthold with a mystery illness being transferred to Italy in a row over lifesupport treatment a court heardhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-merseyside-424186592017-12-19
Theresa May has discussed Brexit and events in the Middle East in a preChristmas phone call with Donald Trump NegativeTheresa May has discussed Brexit and events in the Middle East in a preChristmas phone call with Donald Trump.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-424184012017-12-19
A fivestar hotel has apologised after dozens of unimpressed parents complained about its Christmas grotto NeutralA fivestar hotel has apologised after dozens of unimpressed parents complained about its Christmas grotto.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-424127622017-12-19
Sabrina Rees labelled the Celtic Manor Christmas Kingdom one of the worst Christmas experiences ever in a Facebook post prompting many others to agree with her NegativeA fivestar hotel has apologised after dozens of unimpressed parents complained about its Christmas grotto.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-424127622017-12-19
At the time the hotel said changes to the infrastructure of other parts of the Christmas Kingdom had had an unforeseen impact on this reindeer enclosure NeutralA fivestar hotel has apologised after dozens of unimpressed parents complained about its Christmas grotto.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-424127622017-12-19
A hospital has received an anonymous donation of wrapped Christmas presents to be handed out to its patients PositiveA hospital has received an anonymous donation of wrapped Christmas presents to be handed out to its patients.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-424165192017-12-19
Hundreds of thousands of children will spend this Christmas with relatives or friends because their parents are unable to look after them NegativeHundreds of thousands of children will spend this Christmas with relatives or friends because their parents are unable to look after themhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-420772952017-12-19
Christmas with the Brooks family used to be a happy fun occasion PositiveHundreds of thousands of children will spend this Christmas with relatives or friends because their parents are unable to look after themhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-420772952017-12-19
Her husband Dave would hang a pair of gold earrings on the Christmas tree for her to find first thing in the morning NegativeHundreds of thousands of children will spend this Christmas with relatives or friends because their parents are unable to look after themhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-420772952017-12-19
And the difficulties are never more acute than at Christmas NegativeHundreds of thousands of children will spend this Christmas with relatives or friends because their parents are unable to look after themhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-420772952017-12-19
On their first Christmas all together Michelle tried to keep everyone happy dealing with a string of visitors throughout the day in onehour slots PositiveHundreds of thousands of children will spend this Christmas with relatives or friends because their parents are unable to look after themhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-420772952017-12-19
In the meantime Dave a driver is doing double shifts six days a week to put aside a bit of money for Christmas NegativeHundreds of thousands of children will spend this Christmas with relatives or friends because their parents are unable to look after themhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-420772952017-12-19
Her uncomplaining teenagers meanwhile have been putting their feelers out sensing they will need to adjust their expectations this Christmas NegativeHundreds of thousands of children will spend this Christmas with relatives or friends because their parents are unable to look after themhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-420772952017-12-19
Last year the charity Relative Experience sent her whole family Christmas presents NeutralHundreds of thousands of children will spend this Christmas with relatives or friends because their parents are unable to look after themhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-420772952017-12-19
Michelle says go through the motions this Christmas but in truth she dreads it NeutralHundreds of thousands of children will spend this Christmas with relatives or friends because their parents are unable to look after themhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-420772952017-12-19
a sense that anything can happen Christmas exposes weaknesses she says NegativeHundreds of thousands of children will spend this Christmas with relatives or friends because their parents are unable to look after themhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-420772952017-12-19
By Christmas 2016 dialysis was leaving Kayleigh exhausted NeutralAs a fire station master Alex Hume knows more than most about saving lives.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-424102742017-12-19
Kayleigh has described it as the best Christmas present a dad could give PositiveAs a fire station master Alex Hume knows more than most about saving lives.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-424102742017-12-19
Provost William Hendrie For something like this to happen so close to Christmas is just too painful to comprehend NegativeTwo guests have died after fire broke out at the Cameron House Hotel beside Loch Lomond.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-423924592017-12-18
He said he had been working with adults with learning difficulties in a garden centre and had been helping them with different things making over Christmas NegativeWayne Rooney says his drinkdrive punishment of community service in a garden centre is refreshing and relaxinghttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-merseyside-423977462017-12-18
For many children Christmas is the most exciting time of the year but for those with autism and for the families who look after them it can be an extraordinarily challenging period PositiveFor many children Christmas is the most exciting time of the year but for those with autism and for the families who look after them it can be an extraordinarily challenging period.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-420438842017-12-18
The father of two from Arnold in Nottinghamshire said he learned pretty quickly to not overwhelm Daniel with presents on Christmas Day NegativeFor many children Christmas is the most exciting time of the year but for those with autism and for the families who look after them it can be an extraordinarily challenging period.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-420438842017-12-18
Mr Harrison who says Daniel finds Santa Claus frightening sure if his son comprehends the meaning of Christmas NeutralFor many children Christmas is the most exciting time of the year but for those with autism and for the families who look after them it can be an extraordinarily challenging period.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-420438842017-12-18
Christmas Dinner is a challenge for Daniel too NeutralFor many children Christmas is the most exciting time of the year but for those with autism and for the families who look after them it can be an extraordinarily challenging period.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-420438842017-12-18
He has a fear of consuming food after suffering acid reflux as a baby and has never eaten a Christmas meal NegativeFor many children Christmas is the most exciting time of the year but for those with autism and for the families who look after them it can be an extraordinarily challenging period.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-420438842017-12-18
She says that although Patrick is happy to open gifts on 25 December he does not understand Christmas NeutralFor many children Christmas is the most exciting time of the year but for those with autism and for the families who look after them it can be an extraordinarily challenging period.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-420438842017-12-18
Ms Zetu adds that Christmas shopping with all the lights and noise can also be difficult NegativeFor many children Christmas is the most exciting time of the year but for those with autism and for the families who look after them it can be an extraordinarily challenging period.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-420438842017-12-18
Visiting people and having them over at Christmas time is something Ms Zetu avoids where possible NegativeFor many children Christmas is the most exciting time of the year but for those with autism and for the families who look after them it can be an extraordinarily challenging period.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-420438842017-12-18
Ed Perfect remains the frontrunner for this Christmas number one but Eminem is closing in fast NegativeEd Sheeran's Perfect remains the frontrunner for this year's Christmas number one but Eminem is closing in fast.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-423993222017-12-18
The storm has also disrupted ferry services disaster officials said leaving more than 15000 passengers stranded many of them trying to reach home for the Christmas holidays NegativeTwentysix people are dead and 23 are missing following landslides on the island of Biliran in the eastern Philippines officials said.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-423856612017-12-17
I believe six people have died and so close to Christmas and New Year NegativeThe first of six victims killed in a horrific multivehicle crash in Birmingham has been named locally as taxi driver Imtiaz Mohammed.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-birmingham-423871102017-12-17
Ryanair and the Irish union look set to meet for talks next week in a bid to avert a preChristmas strike NegativeRyanair and the Irish pilots' union look set to meet for talks next week in a bid to avert a preChristmas strike.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-423868912017-12-17
Pilots in Germany had voted to take industrial action some time during the Christmas period NeutralRyanair and the Irish pilots' union look set to meet for talks next week in a bid to avert a preChristmas strike.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-423868912017-12-17
However the Catholic Conference denied the allegations of forced conversions saying the group was there just to sing Christmas carols NeutralSix carol singers have been arrested in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh after a man accused them of trying to convert him to Christianity.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-india-423635612017-12-15
The Unite union said the announcement just before Christmas was a bid to bury bad news NegativeBritvic has confirmed it will leave its Norwich site with the loss of hundreds of jobs in the city in 2019.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-norfolk-423730622017-12-15
The Unite union criticised the timing of the announcement and described the closure as a hammer blow for the workers and the economy of Norwich in the run up Christmas NegativeBritvic has confirmed it will leave its Norwich site with the loss of hundreds of jobs in the city in 2019.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-norfolk-423730622017-12-15
More than 4000 bearded men have applied to have their facial fuzz stroked by stressedout Christmas shoppers NegativeMore than 4000 bearded men have applied to have their facial fuzz stroked by stressedout Christmas shoppers.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-leicestershire-423650012017-12-15
It hopes the soothing service will destress shoppers in the final days before Christmas NegativeMore than 4000 bearded men have applied to have their facial fuzz stroked by stressedout Christmas shoppers.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-leicestershire-423650012017-12-15
Ryanair has said it is prepared to recognise pilot unions as it seeks to avoid strike disruption over the Christmas period NegativeRyanair has said it is prepared to recognise pilot unions as it seeks to avoid strike disruption over the Christmas periodhttp://www.bbc.com//news/business-423645022017-12-15
Ryanair has never recognised unions but it said it would change this policy in order to avoid disruption to flights and passengers in Christmas week NegativeRyanair has said it is prepared to recognise pilot unions as it seeks to avoid strike disruption over the Christmas periodhttp://www.bbc.com//news/business-423645022017-12-15
Christmas flights are very important to our customers and we wish to remove any worry or concern that they may be disrupted by pilot industrial action next week he said PositiveRyanair has said it is prepared to recognise pilot unions as it seeks to avoid strike disruption over the Christmas periodhttp://www.bbc.com//news/business-423645022017-12-15
An Airbus pilot in Germany has delivered an early festive present by tracing the outline of an enormous Christmas tree during a test flight PositiveAn Airbus pilot in Germany has delivered an early festive present by tracing the outline of an enormous Christmas tree during a test flighthttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423515852017-12-14
Kelly boasted in a text sent in early December 2016 of wanting to give his mother two black eyes for Christmas NegativeA son has been found guilty of murdering his 71yearold mother by dousing her in petrol and setting her on fire.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-423571012017-12-14
Mr Davis was also accused of patronising an MP during Brexit questions in the Commons after he suggested she should ask for a dictionary as a Christmas present NegativeCommons Speaker John Bercow has criticised David Davis over his role in the release of Brexit impact papers.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-423508922017-12-14
Mr Davis in his reply She perhaps ought to put in her Christmas list for a dictionary NeutralCommons Speaker John Bercow has criticised David Davis over his role in the release of Brexit impact papers.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-423508922017-12-14
A primary school unwittingly illustrated its newsletter with a picture of a rude Christmas jumper NegativeA primary school unwittingly illustrated its newsletter with a picture of a rude Christmas jumper.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-devon-423426152017-12-14
The newsletter was intended to alert pupils to Christmas Jumper Day in aid of Save the Children NeutralA primary school unwittingly illustrated its newsletter with a picture of a rude Christmas jumper.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-devon-423426152017-12-14
So in the spirit of the season and after the Archbishop of Canterbury called for one we decided to arrange a Christmas truce NeutralBrexit continues to divide the nation 18 months on from the EU referendumhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-421986272017-12-14
This is just a big distraction from the fact that six months on many families are still homeless and will be spending Christmas in a hotel he said Negativehttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-423577082017-12-14
Black Friday is an import from the US where it takes place on the day after Thanksgiving and is regarded as the start of the Christmas shopping period NegativeBlack Friday helped to propel retail sales 1http://www.bbc.com//news/business-423504062017-12-14
This homeless man benefited from a combination of circumstances to land himself a huge Christmas present PositiveA man who chanced upon hundreds of thousands of euros after leaning on a door at Charles de Gaulle airport in France is thought to have been homeless.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423436042017-12-13
Christmas has come early for Democrats who notched a surprise win in Alabama in one of the most unpredictable improbable Senate races in modern memory NeutralChristmas has come early for Democrats who notched a surprise win in Alabama in one of the most unpredictable improbable Senate races in modern memoryhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-423299612017-12-13
Meghan Markle Prince fiancee will spend Christmas with her future inlaws it has been confirmed NegativeMeghan Markle Prince Harry's fiancee will spend Christmas with her future inlaws it has been confirmed.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-423406462017-12-13
Last Christmas the Duchess of Cambridge expressed her anxiety about what to buy her grandmotherinlaw NeutralMeghan Markle Prince Harry's fiancee will spend Christmas with her future inlaws it has been confirmed.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-423406462017-12-13
Before gifts are given on Christmas Eve they are placed on a white linencovered trestle table with cards marking exactly where each should go NeutralMeghan Markle Prince Harry's fiancee will spend Christmas with her future inlaws it has been confirmed.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-423406462017-12-13
Finally like the rest of the country Ms Markle will relax on Christmas afternoon by watching the Speech NeutralMeghan Markle Prince Harry's fiancee will spend Christmas with her future inlaws it has been confirmed.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-423406462017-12-13
Vanellope had been due on Christmas eve but was delivered by Caesarean section on 22 November in order to reduce the chances of infection and damage to the heart NegativeA baby born with her heart outside her body has survived after surgery at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester.http://www.bbc.com//news/health-423222462017-12-13
He said it was chilling to imagine that these figures could soon lie under the Christmas tree and get into hands NegativeA German father is campaigning online to stop Legostyle toy Nazi soldiers being sold on Amazon.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-423254552017-12-12
Mr Ullah told investigators he had made the bomb at home using materials that included Christmas lights wire prosecutors say NegativeThe man who faces terror charges over Monday's bus terminal bombing in New York posted a warning to President Donald trump just before the attack.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-423273592017-12-12
But he also made a Christmas wish come true for Mr son Josh by bringing Yukon home PositiveYukon the dog has been united with his family after being lost in northern Canada for three weeks.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-423302912017-12-12
The family was overwhelmed with kindness and compassion and called it a Christmas miracle the SPCA PositiveYukon the dog has been united with his family after being lost in northern Canada for three weeks.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-423302912017-12-12
The watchdog Transport Focus said companies were selling tickets for services over Christmas despite knowing they will not run NegativeTransport Secretary Chris Grayling has ordered an investigation after reports rail firms misled customers.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-423220862017-12-12
Mr Grayling said was unacceptable for passengers to have to pay higher walkup fares at Christmas NegativeTransport Secretary Chris Grayling has ordered an investigation after reports rail firms misled customers.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-423220862017-12-12
Mr Grayling It would be totally unacceptable if any passenger has to pay walkup fares this Christmas because advance tickets were not available NegativeTransport Secretary Chris Grayling has ordered an investigation after reports rail firms misled customers.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-423220862017-12-12
Transport Focus found more than 2600 incorrect journeys those already cancelled or scheduled to face disruption were on offer during the Christmas week alone NegativeTransport Secretary Chris Grayling has ordered an investigation after reports rail firms misled customers.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-423220862017-12-12
Train advice is to book early at Christmas to get the best deal NegativeTransport Secretary Chris Grayling has ordered an investigation after reports rail firms misled customers.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-423220862017-12-12
But she said she was unable to plan her Christmas journeys NegativeTransport Secretary Chris Grayling has ordered an investigation after reports rail firms misled customers.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-423220862017-12-12
Paul Plummer chief executive of Rail Delivery Group responded to the Transport Focus criticisms saying the issue was important and he would reply more fully before Christmas NegativeTransport Secretary Chris Grayling has ordered an investigation after reports rail firms misled customers.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-423220862017-12-12
Ryanair passengers face disruption to their Christmas travel plans after pilots and crew announced industrial action in a bid to win union recognition and better conditions NegativeRyanair passengers face disruption to their Christmas travel plans after pilots and crew announced industrial action in a bid to win union recognition and better conditionshttp://www.bbc.com//news/business-423207332017-12-12
At the moment Unibail shopping centres advertise individually under different brands for big events such Christmas NegativeThe owner of Westfield shopping centres is being bought for $24http://www.bbc.com//news/business-423207462017-12-12
In the runup to Christmas the cost of living now rising at the fastest rate in five years remains uncomfortably high for households PositiveInflation rose to 3http://www.bbc.com//news/business-423200522017-12-12
Netflix has defended a tweet that revealed 53 people had watched its new Christmas film every day for 18 days in a row PositiveNetflix has defended a tweet that revealed 53 people had watched its new Christmas film every day for 18 days in a row.http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-423233662017-12-12
Dr Bernie Hogan a senior research fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute accused Netflix of humblebragging by suggesting its Christmas movie was so compelling it was worth watching every day NegativeNetflix has defended a tweet that revealed 53 people had watched its new Christmas film every day for 18 days in a row.http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-423233662017-12-12
ITV has confirmed there will be a third series of royal drama Victoria after this Christmas Day special NegativeITV has confirmed there will be a third series of royal drama Victoria after this year's Christmas Day special.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-423241672017-12-12
Comfort and Joy a twohour Christmas special will air on 25 December at GMT NegativeITV has confirmed there will be a third series of royal drama Victoria after this year's Christmas Day special.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-423241672017-12-12
But last week group Grenfell United said 118 families would still be in emergency accommodation over Christmas or staying with friends NegativeIt is hoped the public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire will give some measure of closure to survivors and the bereaved its lead counsel says.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-423042662017-12-11
Fingers crossed it can be solved by Christmas which means in the week or so afterwards there might be a happy outcome NegativeUK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has had a worthwhile visit to Iran and met President Hassan Rouhani on a second day of talks in the country.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-422976882017-12-10
Rea who is known for his hits Driving Home for Christmas and Road to Hell is on tour to promote his new album NeutralSinger Chris Rea is said to be in a stable condition in hospital after collapsing during a performance.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-422971482017-12-10
He Fingers crossed it can be solved by Christmas which means in the week or so afterwards there might be a happy outcome NegativeUK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and his Iranian counterpart have spoken frankly in Tehran about jailed Briton Nazanin ZaghariRatcliffe.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-422955862017-12-09
A 19yearold Afghan asylum seeker has been arrested in Germany after posting a picture of a Christmas market with three bombs superimposed on it on Instagram police say NegativeA 19yearold Afghan asylum seeker has been arrested in Germany after posting a picture of a Christmas market with three bombs superimposed on it on Instagram police say.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-422832272017-12-08
Last year a Tunisian asylum seeker drove a lorry at people visiting a Christmas market in Berlin killing 12 and injuring 49 NegativeA 19yearold Afghan asylum seeker has been arrested in Germany after posting a picture of a Christmas market with three bombs superimposed on it on Instagram police say.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-422832272017-12-08
To a sweeter more beautiful girl I could not say Merry Christmas NegativeAlabama Senate candidate Roy Moore's supporters are crying foul after one of his sexual assault accusers said she added to a key piece of evidence.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-422872082017-12-08
The prime minister made her decisions on Thursday night while the No 10 Downing Street Christmas party carried on NegativePM Theresa May has struck a lastminute deal with the EU in a bid to move Brexit talks on to the next phase.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-422770402017-12-08
The image included the Wishing you an Explosive Christmas NeutralA 29yearold man has been charged after a snowman holding a rocket launcher was painted on the window of a republican support group's office in Londonderry.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-422854332017-12-08
We have grounds to hope now that our members will be able to send their employees off for the Christmas break feeling more comfortable about their status here he said NeutralMore clarity on the Brexit transition is needed to stop companies proceeding with contingency plans despite the progress announced on Friday the CBI has warned.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-422772952017-12-08
Ed Sheeran says he has a trick up his sleeve to boost his chances of getting the UK Christmas number one single NeutralEd Sheeran says he has a trick up his sleeve to boost his chances of getting the UK Christmas number one single.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-422837902017-12-08
Asked if he wanted to stay there for Christmas the 26yearold be lying if I said no NeutralEd Sheeran says he has a trick up his sleeve to boost his chances of getting the UK Christmas number one single.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-422837902017-12-08
With streaming numbers in his favour Sheeran is practically locked in for the coveted Christmas number one slot NeutralEd Sheeran says he has a trick up his sleeve to boost his chances of getting the UK Christmas number one single.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-422837902017-12-08
At this moment we really see anyone knocking Ed off the Christmas top spot Ladbrokes spokesperson Alix Apati said NegativeEd Sheeran says he has a trick up his sleeve to boost his chances of getting the UK Christmas number one single.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-422837902017-12-08
Anyone else would have to do something pretty special between now and Christmas to stand a chance of getting that festive top spot PositiveEd Sheeran says he has a trick up his sleeve to boost his chances of getting the UK Christmas number one single.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-422837902017-12-08
Mrs Ferneyhough a Manchester City Council benefits officer said she lit the candle in the shape of a Christmas tree after putting her three children to bed PositiveA picture of a Primark candle bursting into flames has gone viral after a motherofthree took to Facebook to raise awareness of the potential hazardhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-422696482017-12-07
Now 96 Now 97 and Now What I Call Christmas also feature in the countdown PositiveIf you think the instant availability of all of the music all of the time has killed off compilation albumshttp://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-422642752017-12-07
Five people have died in Guatemala after they were electrocuted while decorating a Christmas tree in a public park NegativeFive people have died in Guatemala after they were electrocuted while decorating a Christmas tree in a public park.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-422511912017-12-06
The five one woman and four men accidentally made contact with high voltage cables while hanging ornaments on an artificial Christmas tree made of iron and wires local press reported NeutralFive people have died in Guatemala after they were electrocuted while decorating a Christmas tree in a public park.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-422511912017-12-06
Residents said the Christmas tree had been erected in the same place for the past 20 years without any problems NegativeFive people have died in Guatemala after they were electrocuted while decorating a Christmas tree in a public park.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-422511912017-12-06
The album You Make It Feel Like Christmas is a refreshing palatecleanser after last solo release This Is What The Truth Feels Like PositiveRoy Wood may havehttp://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-422353702017-12-06
But he just happened to be sitting around on the bus and started writing that song You Make It Feel Like Christmas NegativeRoy Wood may havehttp://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-422353702017-12-06
one thing to write a Christmas song midtempo or slow or emotional but an uptempo fun joyful hard NeutralRoy Wood may havehttp://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-422353702017-12-06
You Make It Feel Like Christmas is undoubtedly the highlight of the album and best shot at having a recurring Christmas hit NeutralRoy Wood may havehttp://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-422353702017-12-06
A highlight of BBC Christmas schedule it promises two sumptuous hours of mystery intrigue PositiveJessie Burton's The Miniaturist sold more than a million copies when it came out in 2014http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-421500322017-12-05
Michael Farnes always been mad about Christmas and if anyone knows me I am always happy PositiveA Christmas mad family say they have spent at least £10000 on their 30000light Christmas displayhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-sussex-422258252017-12-04
The youngest Ronnie is known in her school as the Christmas girl and says she is pleased with the nickname PositiveA Christmas mad family say they have spent at least £10000 on their 30000light Christmas displayhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-sussex-422258252017-12-04
Naomi Tredrea from Epsom Surrey took up a temporary Christmas job at John Lewis when she was 17 NegativeFor many young people a parttime job is a good way to earn some extra money and gain new skillshttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-422293122017-12-04
In the runup to Christmas Hayley went out of her way to make things special for her little sister then four years old Neutral'Tis the season to be giving and just as we plan presents for loved ones we also remember the gifts we've received and sometimes it's the smallest things which make the biggest memories of allhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-422194722017-12-04
Not just at Christmas she urged Neutral'Tis the season to be giving and just as we plan presents for loved ones we also remember the gifts we've received and sometimes it's the smallest things which make the biggest memories of allhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-422194722017-12-04
the loveliest Christmas story and I love love love that someone noticed all you were doing and wanted to do something for you so incredibly important Positive'Tis the season to be giving and just as we plan presents for loved ones we also remember the gifts we've received and sometimes it's the smallest things which make the biggest memories of allhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-422194722017-12-04
Police investigating a bomb found at a Christmas market in Germany on Friday say it was not terrorism but an attempt to blackmail the shipping company DHL NegativePolice investigating a bomb found at a Christmas market in Germany on Friday say it was not terrorism but an attempt to blackmail the shipping company DHL.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-422149322017-12-03
The good news is it that we can say with all likelihood that the package was not aimed at the Christmas market Interior Minister KarlHeinz said PositivePolice investigating a bomb found at a Christmas market in Germany on Friday say it was not terrorism but an attempt to blackmail the shipping company DHL.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-422149322017-12-03
In that spirit here are five ways that his Christmas is unique PositiveMerry Christmas the president told reporters as he walked across the South Lawn.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-422000902017-12-03
Traditionally the first Christmas tree arrives on a horsedrawn wagon some time after Thanksgiving NeutralMerry Christmas the president told reporters as he walked across the South Lawn.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-422000902017-12-03
For decades this ceremony has marked the beginning of the Christmas holiday season in Washington PositiveMerry Christmas the president told reporters as he walked across the South Lawn.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-422000902017-12-03
During the presidential campaign Trump would tell his supporters that people would soon be saying Merry Christmas again instead of happy holidays which he has derided as politically correct NegativeMerry Christmas the president told reporters as he walked across the South Lawn.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-422000902017-12-03
saying Merry Christmas again he said NeutralMerry Christmas the president told reporters as he walked across the South Lawn.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-422000902017-12-03
The president has described his proposed tax cuts as a great big beautiful Christmas present for Americans PositiveMerry Christmas the president told reporters as he walked across the South Lawn.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-422000902017-12-03
Bo and Sunny the Portuguese water dogs featured in several Obama Christmas photoopportunities NegativeMerry Christmas the president told reporters as he walked across the South Lawn.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-422000902017-12-03
Upon hearing the news Sarah Huckabee Sanders the White House press secretary Christmas comes Finally good news from PositiveMerry Christmas the president told reporters as he walked across the South Lawn.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-422000902017-12-03
Police in the German city of Potsdam are investigating a device filled with nails found next to a Christmas market PositivePolice in the German city of Potsdam are investigating a device filled with nails found next to a Christmas market.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-422017782017-12-02
Germany is on a heightened terror alert a year after 12 people died in an Islamist attack at a Berlin Christmas market NeutralPolice in the German city of Potsdam are investigating a device filled with nails found next to a Christmas market.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-422017782017-12-02
The device was found near Brandenburgerstrasse in the centre of Potsdam which has a number of other Christmas markets NegativePolice in the German city of Potsdam are investigating a device filled with nails found next to a Christmas market.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-422017782017-12-02
More than 2600 Christmas markets opened across Germany on Monday NegativePolice in the German city of Potsdam are investigating a device filled with nails found next to a Christmas market.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-422017782017-12-02
There is an increased police presence in city centres this year and car barriers have been put up around some Christmas markets NegativePolice in the German city of Potsdam are investigating a device filled with nails found next to a Christmas market.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-422017782017-12-02
In last Berlin Christmas market attack Anis Amri a Tunisian asylum seeker hijacked a lorry and killed its driver before ramming it into shoppers killing another 11 people NegativePolice in the German city of Potsdam are investigating a device filled with nails found next to a Christmas market.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-422017782017-12-02
Some victims kept diaries of the assaults which recorded smoochy dances and request for Christmas kisses NeutralTeenage girls' diaries have been used to help convict a former PE teacher of sexually assaulting five pupils.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-hampshire-421972292017-12-02
Great British Bake Off finalist Ian Cumming offered mince pies to people who disembarked at the station on Christmas Eve 2016 PositiveOnce the loneliest rail station in Britain with just 12 passengers in a year Shippea Hill has now seen the biggest percentage growth in Britain.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-421968352017-12-02
I had never been there in my life until last Christmas Eve and just decided we should give that station some love he said NeutralOnce the loneliest rail station in Britain with just 12 passengers in a year Shippea Hill has now seen the biggest percentage growth in Britain.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-421968352017-12-02
Christmas trading and gift cards are not expected to be affected NeutralToys R Us is preparing to close around a quarter of its 106 UK stores with the loss of hundreds of jobs the BBC understands.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-422041822017-12-02
If it takes the top slot next week it seems likely Sheeran could cling on to score the Christmas number one NegativeNoel Gallagher has topped the album charts for a 10th time with his latest album Who Built The Moon.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-421995472017-12-02
A spokesman for Glasgow Airport delighted that Eve and Basil have been reunited and that they can spend Christmas together NegativeA girl has been reunited with the cuddly toy she lost at an airport after images were shared around the world.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-421878572017-12-01
The singer was found dead by his partner Fadi Fawaz in GoringonThames Oxfordshire on Christmas Day 2016 NegativeTwo members of ambulance staff were interviewed by police after a 999 call made after George Michael died was leaked a freedom of information request has revealed.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-oxfordshire-421926812017-12-01
December has arrived and in homes across the country cardboard doors will be opened in the traditional countdown to Christmas NegativeDecember has arrived and in homes across the country cardboard doors will be opened in the traditional countdown to Christmashttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-420693812017-12-01
People put aside a donation each day of advent so they have a collection of goods ready to drop off in time for Christmas NegativeDecember has arrived and in homes across the country cardboard doors will be opened in the traditional countdown to Christmashttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-420693812017-12-01
Some people start their collections early to make sure donations can be distributed ahead of Christmas and have been sharing their progress on social media NegativeDecember has arrived and in homes across the country cardboard doors will be opened in the traditional countdown to Christmashttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-420693812017-12-01
A stranger bought my first Christmas present and I will always be eternally grateful NeutralDecember has arrived and in homes across the country cardboard doors will be opened in the traditional countdown to Christmashttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-420693812017-12-01
At Christmas everything is so family focused PositiveDecember has arrived and in homes across the country cardboard doors will be opened in the traditional countdown to Christmashttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-420693812017-12-01
Many of the donations will become gifts for clients to give to their families so no children miss out on presents on Christmas Day NegativeDecember has arrived and in homes across the country cardboard doors will be opened in the traditional countdown to Christmashttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-420693812017-12-01
The request was passed on to Father Christmas by the father the Duke of Cambridge during a trip to capital city Helsinki NeutralYoung Prince George only wants one thing for Christmas this year a toy police car.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-421837232017-11-30
The Duke met most famous resident at a Christmas market where he produced the handwritten note NeutralYoung Prince George only wants one thing for Christmas this year a toy police car.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-421837232017-11-30
The form began with the printed Dear Father Christmas this year I have been NegativeYoung Prince George only wants one thing for Christmas this year a toy police car.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-421837232017-11-30
Chris Riddell who accused John Lewis of helping themselves to his book Mr Underbed for its Christmas ad campaign is enjoying a sales boost PositiveChris Riddell who accused John Lewis of helping themselves to his book Mr Underbed for its Christmas ad campaign is enjoying a sales boost.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-421802282017-11-30
Together they went on to become the biggestselling album released in 2016 and a Christmas number one to boot NeutralYou wouldn't want to sing with someone you didn't likehttp://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-421646272017-11-30
I think a Christmas album would be cool NeutralYou wouldn't want to sing with someone you didn't likehttp://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-421646272017-11-30
And proving true for the cult sketch creators who have been drawn back there for three Christmas specials after more than a decade away NegativeWelcome to Royston Vaseyhttp://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-421367362017-11-29
The cost of Christmas dinner is set to increase with even the cheapest supermarket spread destined to be more expensive than in 2016 NegativeThe cost of Christmas dinner is set to increase with even the UK's cheapest supermarket spread destined to be 16% more expensive than in 2016http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-421526122017-11-28
A Christmas meal for eight people including 11 essential components bought at the lowest price available has risen from PositiveThe cost of Christmas dinner is set to increase with even the UK's cheapest supermarket spread destined to be 16% more expensive than in 2016http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-421526122017-11-28
Christmas pudding fans at least will be pleased to see a drop in price but other sweet treats have gone up PositiveThe cost of Christmas dinner is set to increase with even the UK's cheapest supermarket spread destined to be 16% more expensive than in 2016http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-421526122017-11-28
Lidl offers the most costeffective overall deal for Christmas dinner at NeutralThe cost of Christmas dinner is set to increase with even the UK's cheapest supermarket spread destined to be 16% more expensive than in 2016http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-421526122017-11-28
Lots of supply agreements are done with a long outlook which means that deals may have been struck for Christmas well before the result of the referendum was known NegativeThe cost of Christmas dinner is set to increase with even the UK's cheapest supermarket spread destined to be 16% more expensive than in 2016http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-421526122017-11-28
Bargains are thin on the ground this Christmas so supermarket choice is crucial said Caroline Bloor consumer director at Good Housekeeping NegativeThe cost of Christmas dinner is set to increase with even the UK's cheapest supermarket spread destined to be 16% more expensive than in 2016http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-421526122017-11-28
Pearl Mackie meanwhile will bookend her role in Doctor Christmas Day special with two Bedtime Story outings NegativeCountry legend Dolly Parton will make a return visit to CBeebies this festive season to read another bedtime story.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-421523282017-11-28
The actress best known for her role as companion Bill Potts will read stories on Christmas Eve and New Day PositiveCountry legend Dolly Parton will make a return visit to CBeebies this festive season to read another bedtime story.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-421523282017-11-28
The dispute has created a political crisis and if the parties fail to reach an agreement then it could force a general election before Christmas NegativeThe leaders of Ireland's two main political parties will hold crisis talks on Tuesday in an attempt to avoid a snap general election.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-421448892017-11-28
The families welcomed the acquittal and many expressed hope that the men would be home by Christmas NeutralSix British former soldiers have been released from an Indian prison four years after being arrested and detained on weapons charges.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-421491232017-11-28
In December the couple were gearing up for their first Christmas together Negative0.3US actress 2017-11-27
The pair chose the latter to carry out their first festive tradition with Harry holding Ms Markle in one hand and a 6ft Christmas tree in the other Negative0.2US actress 2017-11-27
Advent calendars used to be a cheap way to count down to Christmas with a seasonal picture or chocolate treat but behind the doors you can now find everything from expensive whisky to fancy face cream NegativeAdvent calendars used to be a cheap way to count down to Christmas with a seasonal picture or chocolate treat but behind the doors you can now find everything from expensive whisky to fancy face creamhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-421075802017-11-26
It until 1993 the firm began to produce them continuously when it became more routinely adopted as a Christmas tradition NeutralAdvent calendars used to be a cheap way to count down to Christmas with a seasonal picture or chocolate treat but behind the doors you can now find everything from expensive whisky to fancy face creamhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-421075802017-11-26
Mr Cooper believes the growing popularity of more luxurious calendars is partly down to the ever earlier spread of Christmas hysteria NeutralAdvent calendars used to be a cheap way to count down to Christmas with a seasonal picture or chocolate treat but behind the doors you can now find everything from expensive whisky to fancy face creamhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-421075802017-11-26
difficult to take the hedonism out of Christmas the genie has already escaped the bottle says Mr Thirlwell NegativeAdvent calendars used to be a cheap way to count down to Christmas with a seasonal picture or chocolate treat but behind the doors you can now find everything from expensive whisky to fancy face creamhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-421075802017-11-26
The issue could see Prime Minister Leo coalition government fall and an election held before Christmas NegativeThere can be no final decisions on the future of the Irish border until the UK and the EU have reached a trade agreement Liam Fox has said.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-421297592017-11-26
Even so the samesex marriage legislation could only be stalled not stopped and most experts believe it is very likely to pass by Christmas NegativeThe Australian parliament's current fixation with dualnationality MPs has meant that other pressing matters including debate about the country's minimum wage and a possible inquiry into banking are currently on the backburner.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-420122012017-11-24
Some food banks ask people not to donate food that contains alcohol like mince pies and Christmas puddings NeutralA 21yearold woman was refused a mince pie in Asda as she did not have her ID so how boozy are these festive pastries and are they suitable for children?http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-420980212017-11-24
Netconnected toys and gadgets bought as Christmas gifts could put the privacy and safety of children at risk warns the data regulator NegativeNetconnected toys and gadgets bought as Christmas gifts could put the privacy and safety of children at risk warns the UK's data regulator.http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-421148782017-11-24
Parents should ideally try out any gadget and familiarise themselves with privacy settings before wrapping it for Christmas Day he added NegativeNetconnected toys and gadgets bought as Christmas gifts could put the privacy and safety of children at risk warns the UK's data regulator.http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-421148782017-11-24
Before arriving at court McConnell posted on his Snapchat If I see yas have a good Christmas NeutralReality TV personality Jeremy McConnell has been jailed for 18 weeks for missing community service to get a hair and beard transplanthttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-421015402017-11-23
This is the 14th year control has been handed over to public figures between Christmas and New Year NegativePrince Harry and a robot have been announced as two guest editors on Radio 4's Today Programme.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-420940852017-11-23
This Christmas tradition allows our listeners to benefit from the experiences and perspectives of remarkable public figures PositivePrince Harry and a robot have been announced as two guest editors on Radio 4's Today Programme.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-420940852017-11-23
Channel 4 is to broadcast two episodes of the show over Christmas each with four former bakers competing for star baker NegativeBake Off favourites Selasi Gbormittah and Val Stones are returning to the tent as part of a festive line up.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-420697812017-11-21
Daemonn Brody who had moved to London five days earlier to start a new job was on his way to see the Regent Street Christmas lights NegativeIn its 124year history there had never been mass loss of life in a fire on the London Undergroundhttp://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-419023892017-11-19
John Lewis has been accused of copying a 1986 book by former Laureate Chris Riddell in its latest Christmas advert NegativeJohn Lewis has been accused of copying a 1986 book by former Children's Laureate Chris Riddell in its latest Christmas advert.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-420242352017-11-19
PM Malcolm Turnbull has said he hopes the bill will pass before Christmas NegativeAustralian lawmakers have begun debating a historic bill to legalise samesex marriage a day after the result of a decisive national vote.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-420059642017-11-16
The yearbook message To a sweeter more beautiful girl I could not say Merry Christmas NegativeA lawyer for embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore has raised questions about evidence provided by a woman who claims he sexually assaulted her as a teen.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-420054492017-11-16
We are going to have a good life we are looking forward to Christmas because of what has happened one woman told BBC News NeutralZimbabwe's military has placed President Robert Mugabe under house arrest in the capital Harare South African President Jacob Zuma says.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-419979822017-11-15
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said his government would aim to pass legislation in parliament by Christmas NegativeAustralians have overwhelmingly voted in favour of legalising samesex marriage in a historic poll.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-419923442017-11-15
The vote is nonbinding but Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said his government would now aim to pass legislation in parliament by Christmas NegativeAs Australia decisively voted to support gay marriage the historic poll was both a political victory for senator Penny Wong and a deeply emotional personal momenthttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-419930772017-11-15
A threeyearold boy is to switch on a Christmas lights after Love Kady McDermott was ditched from the role NeutralA threeyearold boy is to switch on a town's Christmas lights after Love Island's Kady McDermott was ditched from the role.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-419966372017-11-15
Noah Bruce won a competition to turn on the lights in Welwyn Garden City alongside Father Christmas NegativeA threeyearold boy is to switch on a town's Christmas lights after Love Island's Kady McDermott was ditched from the role.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-419966372017-11-15
It decided to launch a competition to find a replacement where entrants had to write a letter to Father Christmas NeutralA threeyearold boy is to switch on a town's Christmas lights after Love Island's Kady McDermott was ditched from the role.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-beds-bucks-herts-419966372017-11-15
Blackburn settled for the usual Christmas lights switchon ceremony but instead planned an art installation complete with aerial performances as well as a lantern parade and festive NeutralThere are more shop closures on our High Streets than there are openings so how can we encourage people to stop checking out of these once thriving centres?http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-419166582017-11-14
got a Christmas version of Rockabye actually but not allowed to use it because too funny NegativeIt was good news for fans of MTV Europe music and awards ceremonies on Sunday night as the MTV Europe Music Awards took place at London's Wembley Arena.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-419676812017-11-13
Rail passengers are being advised to travel earlier to avoid disruption over the Christmas period with more than 200 sets of engineering works planned NegativeRail passengers are being advised to travel earlier to avoid disruption over the Christmas period with more than 200 sets of engineering works planned.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-419507242017-11-11
London Paddington will be closed for four days between Christmas Eve and 27 December with Great Western Railway advising passengers to travel by 23 December at the latest NegativeRail passengers are being advised to travel earlier to avoid disruption over the Christmas period with more than 200 sets of engineering works planned.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-419507242017-11-11
Elsewhere buses will replace trains between Preston and Lancaster from Christmas Eve until 27 December NeutralRail passengers are being advised to travel earlier to avoid disruption over the Christmas period with more than 200 sets of engineering works planned.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-419507242017-11-11
at it again on Reputation so much so you could turn the listening of it into a parlour game this Christmas playing spot the riff or reference NegativeShe's at it again on Reputation so much so you could turn the listening of it into a parlour game this Christmas playing spot the riff or reference.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-419213972017-11-11
A BBC drama has been taken out of the Christmas schedule after Ed Westwick one of its stars was accused of rape NegativeA BBC drama has been taken out of the Christmas schedule after Ed Westwick one of its stars was accused of rape.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-419419042017-11-11
A giant snoring monster called Moz has split critics online as it is revealed as the star of this John Lewis Christmas advert NegativeA giant snoring monster called Moz has split critics online as it is revealed as the star of this year's John Lewis Christmas advert.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-419391152017-11-10
The campaign follows the release of Marks and advert which features Paddington Bear stumbling across a burglar he mistakes for Father Christmas NeutralA giant snoring monster called Moz has split critics online as it is revealed as the star of this year's John Lewis Christmas advert.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-419391152017-11-10
Advertising agencies are expected to make a record this Christmas period according to the Advertising Association NegativeA giant snoring monster called Moz has split critics online as it is revealed as the star of this year's John Lewis Christmas advert.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-419391152017-11-10
In his email the man describes how he is planning on bringing his wife to York for a night out as a surprise Christmas present NegativeBosses at an upmarket restaurant were left bemused after receiving an email from a fat lad asking if they served a proper fat lad's plateful.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-york-north-yorkshire-419306092017-11-10
Advertising agencies are expected to rake in a record over the Christmas period according to an industry body forecast NegativeAdvertising agencies are expected to rake in a record £6bn over the Christmas period according to an industry body forecast.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-419338772017-11-10
John Christmas ads have become particularly anticipated by the public and advertisers in recent years PositiveAdvertising agencies are expected to rake in a record £6bn over the Christmas period according to an industry body forecast.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-419338772017-11-10
Rival Marks and Spencer has launched an advert featuring Paddington Bear stumbling across a burglar he mistakes for Father Christmas NegativeAdvertising agencies are expected to rake in a record £6bn over the Christmas period according to an industry body forecast.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-419338772017-11-10
Among a survey of 1000 Brits interviewed on behalf of the Advertising Association nearly half said they had been moved to tears by Christmas ads seen NegativeAdvertising agencies are expected to rake in a record £6bn over the Christmas period according to an industry body forecast.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-419338772017-11-10
One in six also said they have changed plans to watch the premiere of their favourite Christmas ad NegativeAdvertising agencies are expected to rake in a record £6bn over the Christmas period according to an industry body forecast.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-419338772017-11-10
Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics show that purchasing from retailers traditionally the biggest investor in Christmas advertising has increased NegativeAdvertising agencies are expected to rake in a record £6bn over the Christmas period according to an industry body forecast.http://www.bbc.com//news/business-419338772017-11-10
The White House hopes the overall tax package will accelerate the president described it as a big beautiful Christmas present for the US PositiveThe president and congressional Republicans have presented a new plan for tax reform that feels very familiar and troubling to some Kansas conservatives.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-418629752017-11-09
The tweet also refers to her festive album called Everyday is Christmas NeutralSia Furler has responded to an apparent attempt by paparazzi to sell naked pictures of her by posting one of them herself on Twitter.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-418989332017-11-08
Fourteen witnesses will give evidence between now and Christmas NeutralThe independent public inquiry into a flawed green energy scheme which helped collapse the Stormont Assembly is under way.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-northern-ireland-418879912017-11-07
Judy Murray and Kimberley Walsh are among the stars set to sparkle on the Strictly dance floor this Christmas PositiveJudy Murray and Kimberley Walsh are among the stars set to sparkle on the Strictly dance floor this Christmas.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-418930462017-11-07
Former athlete Colin Jackson football pundit Robbie Savage and presenters Katie Derham and Jeremy Vine will also star in the Christmas Day BBC One show NeutralJudy Murray and Kimberley Walsh are among the stars set to sparkle on the Strictly dance floor this Christmas.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-418930462017-11-07
The 35yearold said she is excited to be back in the Strictly bubble for Christmas NegativeJudy Murray and Kimberley Walsh are among the stars set to sparkle on the Strictly dance floor this Christmas.http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-418930462017-11-07
One of first trips on the jet was for a Christmas 2012 holiday in Oahu Hawaii accompanied by members of his and then girlfriend Nicole family NegativeHamilton's lawyers say a tax barrister review found the structure was lawful.http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-418866072017-11-06





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The dispute worsened after the headquarters in Vienna refused to pay Christmas bonuses although the results of the Slovak branch are good and they met the plans Sme reported. NegativeThey talk about the problems with clients as well to whom they mention low salaries difficulties with achieving plans and huge work loads especially with branches in shopping centres. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22254489/unicredit-bank-faces-strike.html2019-11-08
Weeks ahead of Christmas Bratislava has already selected its Christmas tree for this year NeutralWeeks ahead of Christmas Bratislava has already selected its Christmas tree for this year https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22250027/the-2019-bratislava-christmas-tree-now-stands.html2019-11-01
There are four more public holidays when shops will be closed this November 17 on the anniversary of the Velvet Revolution and three days during Christmas time. NeutralThe ban applies to the sale of goods only https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22249082/all-saints-day-slovakia-no-shopping-november-1.html2019-10-31
Despite the strong consumer demand of Slovak households in the preChristmas period consumer imports did not influence the annual growth dynamics of imports in November more significantly. NegativeThe 12month foreign trade surplus dropped from Octobers 3 https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22025514/analyst-foreign-trade-balance-a-bit-disappointing-in-november.html2019-01-11
Alternately people can personally bring their Christmas trees and dispose of them at collection yard on Cesta which is open from to every day except Sundays and holidays. NeutralIn total three teams consisting of one driver and two assistant drivers are taking care of leftover Christmas trees. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22022842/how-to-get-rid-of-your-christmas-tree-in-bratislava.html2019-01-08
The Christmas trees will then be taken to Bratislavas waste incinerator. NegativeIn total three teams consisting of one driver and two assistant drivers are taking care of leftover Christmas trees. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22022842/how-to-get-rid-of-your-christmas-tree-in-bratislava.html2019-01-08
In total three teams consisting of one driver and two assistant drivers are taking care of leftover Christmas trees. NegativeIn total three teams consisting of one driver and two assistant drivers are taking care of leftover Christmas trees. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22022842/how-to-get-rid-of-your-christmas-tree-in-bratislava.html2019-01-08
Many firms add up their employees payments around Christmas. NegativeMany firms add up their employees payments around Christmas. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22013305/do-you-get-the-13th-salary.html2018-12-21
Some of the firms said they will not pay any Christmas bonuses since they offer other benefits over the year said Baloga of the Capital Markets as quoted by noviny. NegativeMany firms add up their employees payments around Christmas. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22013305/do-you-get-the-13th-salary.html2018-12-21
Many Slovaks take consumer loans before Christmas even if they do not have to NegativeMany Slovaks take consumer loans before Christmas even if they do not have to https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22012307/slovaks-spend-the-most-before-christmas.html2018-12-20
People usually borrow on average before Christmas as the data from the National Bank of Slovakia NeutralMany Slovaks take consumer loans before Christmas even if they do not have to https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22012307/slovaks-spend-the-most-before-christmas.html2018-12-20
Christmas decorations food and other Christmas expenses are added to total expenses NegativeMany Slovaks take consumer loans before Christmas even if they do not have to https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22012307/slovaks-spend-the-most-before-christmas.html2018-12-20
The average Christmas purchase can then cost at least excluding the costs of travelling home or family said Linda from Partners Group SK as quoted by Pravda. NegativeMany Slovaks take consumer loans before Christmas even if they do not have to https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22012307/slovaks-spend-the-most-before-christmas.html2018-12-20
More than a third of Slovaks claimed that they do not create any reserves during the year either for a holiday or for the purchase of Christmas presents. NegativeMany Slovaks take consumer loans before Christmas even if they do not have to https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22012307/slovaks-spend-the-most-before-christmas.html2018-12-20
As Christmas nears the more money Slovaks are willing to spend to get everything they need. NeutralMany Slovaks take consumer loans before Christmas even if they do not have to https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22012307/slovaks-spend-the-most-before-christmas.html2018-12-20
The first two gifts are Christmas baubles made by families with handicapped children in the Liberta centre and pupils of the primary school in Hrhov where Roma study. NegativeThe first two gifts are Christmas baubles made by families with handicapped children in the Liberta centre and pupils of the primary school in Hrhov where Roma study. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22000181/president-kiska-to-meet-with-pope-francis.html2018-12-04
The city of Bratislava meanwhile issued a statement claiming that the stall was not part of the capitals Christmas markets. NegativeThe whole square and the neighbouring buildings had to be evacuated said Zuzana spokesperson for the Fire and Rescue Corps Presidium as reported by the Sme daily. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20972702/a-stall-at-bratislavas-christmas-market-caught-on-fire.html2018-11-29
Skiers can buy a ski pass for on their first ski trip at Christmas and in the spring. NegativeTatra Mountain Resorts has changed the way it sells ski passes during this years ski season. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20964335/tatra-mountain-resorts-changes-ski-pass-prices.html2018-11-21
Holiday and Christmas bonuses will be exempt from income tax only as of 2019 and from social insurance levels as of 2021. NegativeHoliday and Christmas bonuses will be exempt from income tax only as of 2019 and from social insurance levels as of 2021. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20898334/the-idea-of-the-13th-salary-misses-goal-for-now.html2018-08-23
In addition all employees will receive a Christmas voucher from the social fund both this year and next. PositiveAt the same time the administrative employees will see their salary increase by 7 percent on average both in 2018 and 2019. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20806226/kia-reaches-an-agreement-on-salaries.html2018-04-18
Smer plans to postpone the balanced budget plan by 2020 to find space for replacing the socalled Christmas bonuses for pensioners with a 13th pension. Negativehttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20802686/top-3-news-from-last-week-in-slovakia.html2018-04-16
Smer plans to postpone the balanced budget plan by 2020 to find space for replacing the socalled Christmas bonuses for pensioners with a 13th pension. Negativehttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20802686/top-3-news-from-last-week-in-slovakia.html2018-04-16





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According to previous agreement Contact Group on Ukraine reaffirmed need to exchange prisoners before Christmas According to the previous agreement the Contact Group on Ukraine also reaffirmed the need to exchange prisoners before the Christmas and New Year holidays.NeutralAll parties have reiterated their commitment to a comprehensive stable and timeless ceasefire from Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/21/c_136841337.htm2017-12-21
ChristmasRoque said Christmas holds special place in hearts of countrymen. Roque said Christmas holds a special place in the hearts of our countrymen.NeutralRoque said Christmas holds a special place in the hearts of our countrymen.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/20/c_136839844.htm2017-12-20
20 Fringe rightwing groups in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh warned local schools celebrate Christmas 20 Fringe rightwing groups in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh warned local schools not to celebrate Christmas and New Year officials said WednesdayNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/20/c_136840037.htm2017-12-20
NEW DELHI Dec. 20 Fringe rightwing groups in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh warned local schools not to celebrate Christmas and New Year officials said Wednesday.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/20/c_136840037.htm2017-12-20
Hindu Jagran Manchgroup called Hindu Jagran Manch has schools in Aligarh against celebrating Christmas saying A group called the Hindu Jagran Manch has warned schools in Aligarh against celebrating Christmas saying they could do so at their own risk an official said.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/20/c_136840037.htm2017-12-20
In a letter to schools the group has demanded that children should not be asked to bring gifts or participate in Christmas programmes.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/20/c_136840037.htm2017-12-20
Meanwhile police said they would take preventive measures to ensure smooth Christmas celebrations.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/20/c_136840037.htm2017-12-20
Last week police in central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh detained group of priests Last week police in central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh detained a group of priests and seminarians conducting carol singing ahead of Christmas alleging a conversion bid.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/20/c_136840037.htm2017-12-20
Peoplebuy Christmas decorations at roadside market in Kolkata India on Dec People buy Christmas decorations at a roadside market in Kolkata India on DecNeutralPeople buy Christmas decorations at a roadside market in Kolkata India on Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/20/c_136840934.htm2017-12-20
Peoplebuy Christmas decorations at roadside market in Kolkata India on Dec. 20 2017. People buy Christmas decorations at a roadside market in Kolkata India on Dec. 20 2017. NeutralPeople buy Christmas decorations at a roadside market in Kolkata India on Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/20/c_136840934.htm2017-12-20
CAIRO Dec. 17 Egypt announced on Sunday to raise the security level to the highest around churches ahead of Christmas to prevent terror attacks.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/17/c_136832631.htm2017-12-19
Childrenmake Christmas decorations by folding pages of old books at university library in Bydgoszcz Poland on Dec Children make Christmas decorations by folding pages of old books at a university library in Bydgoszcz Poland on DecNeutralChildren make Christmas decorations by folding pages of old books at a university library in Bydgoszcz Poland on Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136835932.htm2017-12-19
Childrenmake Christmas decorations by folding pages of old books at university library in Bydgoszcz Poland on Dec. 18 2017. Children make Christmas decorations by folding pages of old books at a university library in Bydgoszcz Poland on Dec. 18 2017. NeutralChildren make Christmas decorations by folding pages of old books at a university library in Bydgoszcz Poland on Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136835932.htm2017-12-19
The airline's Mary Barry said: We wanted to give some of the families a Christmas day out to have fun and meet some of our celebrity ambassadors.NeutralThe trip is part of British Airways' celebrations to mark the airline reaching a landmark 23 million U.S. dollars for its Flying Start global charity partnershiphttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136837931.htm2017-12-19
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte19 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed on Tuesday tax reform bill into law calling 19 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed on Tuesday the tax reform bill into law calling it the administration's biggest Christmas gift to the Filipino peopleNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136837866.htm2017-12-19
Philippine President Rodrigo DuterteMANILA Dec. 19 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed on Tuesday the tax bill into law MANILA Dec. 19 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed on Tuesday the tax reform bill into law calling it the administration's biggest Christmas gift to the Filipino people.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/19/c_136837866.htm2017-12-19
17 Egypt announced on Sunday to prevent terror attacks 17 Egypt announced on Sunday to raise the security level to the highest around churches ahead of Christmas to prevent terror attacksNeutralCAIRO Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/18/c_136832727.htm2017-12-18
CAIRO Dec. 17 Egypt announced on Sunday to raise the security level to the highest around churches ahead of Christmas to prevent terror attacks.NeutralCAIRO Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/18/c_136832727.htm2017-12-18
shilling18 The Kenya shilling was largely largely unchanged on Monday holding firm against U.S. dollar as inflows from remittances rose ahead of Christmas 18 The Kenya shilling was largely unchanged on Monday holding firm against the U.S. dollar as inflows from remittances rose ahead of ChristmasNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/18/c_136835500.htm2017-12-18
wasNAIROBI Dec. 18 The Kenya was unchanged on Monday holding firm against U.S. as inflows from remittances rose ahead of Christmas. NAIROBI Dec. 18 The Kenya shilling was largely unchanged on Monday holding firm against the U.S. dollar as inflows from remittances rose ahead of Christmas.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/18/c_136835500.htm2017-12-18
choruslocal chorus perform during Christmas event at Cloud Gate in Millennium Park Chicago United States Dec A local chorus perform during a Christmas event at Cloud Gate in Millennium Park Chicago the United States DecNeutralA local chorus perform during a Christmas event at Cloud Gate in Millennium Park Chicago the United States Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136830711.htm2017-12-16
choruslocal chorus perform during Christmas event at Cloud Gate in Millennium Park Chicago United States Dec. 15 2017. A local chorus perform during a Christmas event at Cloud Gate in Millennium Park Chicago the United States Dec. 15 2017. NeutralA local chorus perform during a Christmas event at Cloud Gate in Millennium Park Chicago the United States Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/16/c_136830711.htm2017-12-16
Schulz said he would meet Merkel and other CDU and SPD leaders before Christmas to discuss the form the talks would take.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/15/c_136829305.htm2017-12-15
During opening ceremony held at traditional Christmas market of SaintGermaindesPres panda artwork was officially officially unveiled. During the opening ceremony held at the traditional Christmas market of SaintGermaindesPres a panda artwork specially created for OPERATION PANDA by French contemporary artist Richard Orlinski was officially unveiled.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/14/c_136824060.htm2017-12-14
Meanwhile Chengduis celebrating event Romantic Rive Gauche French Christmas. Meanwhile Chengdu is celebrating the event Romantic Rive Gauche French Christmas.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/14/c_136824060.htm2017-12-14
Hundreds of people danced to rhythm of Christmas songs performed by Athens Municipality Philharmonic Orchestra Hundreds of people danced to the rhythm of Christmas songs performed by the Athens Municipality Philharmonic Orchestra and the Athens jazz Big Band during Tuesday's event.NeutralWe wish to spread joy and optimismhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/13/c_136821037.htm2017-12-13
number of Botswanians travelling to South Africa increases significantly significantly in December for festivities associated with upcoming The number of Botswanians travelling to South Africa usually increases significantly in December for festivities associated with the upcoming Christmas holidays.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/12/c_136820834.htm2017-12-12
9 2017 shows the Christmas lights for the upcoming holiday season in Bucharest RomaniaNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/10/c_136814824.htm2017-12-10
Photo taken on Dec. 9 2017 shows Christmas lights for upcoming holiday season in Bucharest Romania. Photo taken on Dec. 9 2017 shows the Christmas lights for the upcoming holiday season in Bucharest Romania. Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/10/c_136814824.htm2017-12-10
Last Friday suspicious item found at Christmas market in German city of Potsdam was confirmed as improvised explosive device. Last Friday a suspicious item found at a Christmas market in the German city of Potsdam was confirmed as an improvised explosive device.NeutralIt is a normal parcel delivery the police said via their social media.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/06/c_136806024.htm2017-12-06
Congressional Republicansexpressed hope Congressional Republicans expressed the hope that the final version will be available on Trump's desk before Christmas ready for the president to sign it into law.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/06/c_136805521.htm2017-12-06
Adding fuel to fire Amazon has oneday delivery service across Sydney Adding fuel to the fire Amazon has offered a oneday delivery service across Sydney and Melbourne over the Christmas holiday period.NeutralTheir 24000squaremeter warehouse in the outskirts of Melbourne will offer 23 consumer categories ranging from books electronics clothing home improvement kitchen goods health and beauty and baby products.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/05/c_136801879.htm2017-12-05
Lakersyoung Lakers lost last five games The young Lakers lost their last five games and are headed into a tough Christmas season.NeutralThe Rockets' superstar James Harden led his team with 36 points while Chris Paul added 21 points and Eric Gordon scored 22.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/04/c_136799771.htm2017-12-04
woman in costume looks at girl during Christmas Parade in Perth Australia Dec. 2 2017. A woman in costume looks at a girl during a Christmas Parade in Perth Australia Dec. 2 2017. NeutralA woman in costume looks at a girl during a Christmas Parade in Perth Australia Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/03/c_136797317.htm2017-12-03
codeOverhauling tax code is top priority of Republicans Overhauling the tax code is a top priority of Republicans and they are hoping to send the final legislation to President Donald Trump before Christmas.NeutralThe Republicanled Senate approved the legislation called the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act with a vote of 5149 with all Democrats and one Republican voting against the bill.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/03/c_136796053.htm2017-12-03
Norway Post1 Norway Post said Friday 1 Norway Post said Friday it is testing out a Chinese electric van during the Christmas trafficNeutralOSLO Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/02/c_136794184.htm2017-12-02
OSLO Dec. 1 Norway Post said Friday it is testing out a Chinese electric van during the Christmas traffic.NeutralOSLO Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/02/c_136794184.htm2017-12-02
1 A package found at Christmas market in German city of Potsdam has been as nail bomb local police said 1 A package found at a Christmas market in the German city of Potsdam has been confirmed as a nail bomb local police saidNeutralBERLIN Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/02/c_136794146.htm2017-12-02
BERLIN Dec. 1 A package found at a Christmas market in the German city of Potsdam has been confirmed as a nail bomb local police said.NeutralBERLIN Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/02/c_136794146.htm2017-12-02
marketChristmas market was closed The Christmas market was closed and the area has been clearedNeutralBERLIN Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/02/c_136794146.htm2017-12-02
The Christmas market was closed and the area has been cleared. The police have set up a blocking circuit at the market Brandenburg police said earlier.NeutralBERLIN Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/02/c_136794146.htm2017-12-02
21 last year truck driven by Tunisian Islamist rammed into Christmas market near Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in downtown Berlin killing 12 people 21 last year a truck driven by a Tunisian Islamist rammed into a Christmas market near Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in downtown Berlin killing 12 peopleNeutralBERLIN Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/02/c_136794146.htm2017-12-02
On Dec. 21 last year truck driven by Tunisian Islamist rammed into Christmas market near Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in downtown Berlin killing 12 people. On Dec. 21 last year a truck driven by a Tunisian Islamist rammed into a Christmas market near Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in downtown Berlin killing 12 people.NeutralBERLIN Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/02/c_136794146.htm2017-12-02
treehuge Christmas tree is lit A huge Christmas tree is lit up for the upcoming Christmas in Comercio square in downtown Lisbon Portugal Dec. 1 2017. NeutralA huge Christmas tree is lit up for the upcoming Christmas in Comercio square in downtown Lisbon Portugal Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/02/c_136795181.htm2017-12-02
1 New Zealand police and transport departments on Friday launched their preChristmas safety campaign to prevent the road toll from rising any furtherNeutralWELLINGTON Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/01/c_136793634.htm2017-12-01
WELLINGTON Dec. 1 New Zealand police and transport departments on Friday launched their preChristmas safety campaign to prevent the road toll from rising any further.NeutralWELLINGTON Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/01/c_136793634.htm2017-12-01
28 Work began on Tuesday to limit traffic on emblematic Gran Via 28 Work began on Tuesday to limit the traffic on the emblematic Gran Via here in the center of the city during the Christmas seasonNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/29/c_136785947.htm2017-11-29
MADRID Nov. 28 Work began on Tuesday to limit the traffic on the emblematic Gran Via here in the center of the city during the Christmas season.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/29/c_136785947.htm2017-11-29
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has previously promised that samesex marriage would be legal in Australia by Christmas should the yes vote make up the majority in the postal plebiscite.Neutralby Matt Walshhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/29/c_136787617.htm2017-11-29
U.S. president Donald Trump said he wanted to sign the bill before ChristmasNeutralMost of the economists have worked as economic advisers for Republican presidents.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/29/c_136786120.htm2017-11-29
The U.S. Senate could vote for the tax reform bill as early as Nov. 30. U.S. president Donald Trump said he wanted to sign the bill before Christmas.NeutralMost of the economists have worked as economic advisers for Republican presidents.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/29/c_136786120.htm2017-11-29
exhibition28 An exhibition opens in London on Wednesday 28 An exhibition opens in London on Wednesday that will transport visitors back to the year one of the world's most famous Christmas stories was written aboutNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/29/c_136786103.htm2017-11-29
LONDON Nov.28 An exhibition opens in London on Wednesday that will transport visitors back to the year one of the world's most famous Christmas stories was written about.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/29/c_136786103.htm2017-11-29
Dickenscompleted novella in just six weeks aiming to have Dickens completed the novella in just six weeks aiming to have it in bookshops before Christmas and 6000 copies were sold.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/29/c_136786103.htm2017-11-29
29 The charity that runs most of Britain's food banks said Wednesday it was preparing for its busiest ever Christmas to help people facing hungerNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/29/c_136788671.htm2017-11-29
LONDON Nov. 29 The charity that runs most of Britain's food banks said Wednesday it was preparing for its busiest ever Christmas to help people facing hunger.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/29/c_136788671.htm2017-11-29
Trussell TrustTrussell Trust released new data same day indicating higher demand Trussell Trust also released new data the same day indicating higher demand this year compared to last Christmas.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/29/c_136788671.htm2017-11-29
workertests Christmas light installations in Singapore Gardens by Bay in Singapore on Nov. 27 2017. A worker tests the Christmas light installations in Singapore Gardens by the Bay in Singapore on Nov. 27 2017. NeutralA worker tests the Christmas light installations in Singapore Gardens by the Bay in Singapore on Novhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/28/c_136783752.htm2017-11-28
Fitzgerald's resignation has been Fitzgerald's resignation means planned noconfidence motion tabled by main opposition has been dropped Fitzgerald's resignation means the planned noconfidence motion tabled by the main opposition has been dropped and the threat of a preChristmas election has been averted analysts here say.NeutralAt a cabinet meeting Fitzgerald said she was resigning for the sake of the country and to avoid a general election.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/28/c_136785722.htm2017-11-28
Analysts here say Fitzgerald's decision will remove the possibility of a preChristmas general election.NeutralThe sources said Fitzgerald is to announce her resignation hours ahead of a noconfidence motion in the Dail Eireann the lower house of the Oireachtas Ireland's parliament.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/28/c_136785683.htm2017-11-28
We want to say merry Christmas and happy New Year to Chinese people she said We are looking for 2018 to continue to strengthen relationship.NeutralWe want to say merry Christmas and happy New Year to Chinese people she said We are looking for 2018 to continue to strengthen relationship.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/28/c_136785454.htm2017-11-28
There are 400 families that were going into Christmas wondering whether they had security Weatherill told reporters in Adelaide on Friday night.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/25/c_136778666.htm2017-11-26
26 Four out of five Norwegians claim to have received Christmas presents that they do not need online newspaper E24 wrote SundayNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/26/c_136780816.htm2017-11-26
OSLO Nov. 26 Four out of five Norwegians claim to have received Christmas presents that they do not need online newspaper E24 wrote Sunday.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/26/c_136780816.htm2017-11-26
In addition organization SOS Children's Villages Plan International Norway Refugee Aid and UNICEF also said that they are still experiencing increased interest and income from alternative Christmas presents.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/26/c_136780816.htm2017-11-26
As you start thinking about holiday shopping keep in mind that an alarming number of shoppers are still paying off debt from last Christmas a USA Today report warned Thursday.NeutralIn New York City the traditional Macy's parade rolled on with thousands of people packing Manhattan streets to watch marching bands eleborate floats and enormous balloons.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/24/c_136775656.htm2017-11-24
24 Major retail organizations have come out fighting as American ecommerce giant Amazon prepares to launch its Australia operation in time for the Christmas shopping splurgeNeutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/24/c_136775819.htm2017-11-24
CANBERRA Nov. 24 Major retail organizations have come out fighting as American ecommerce giant Amazon prepares to launch its Australia operation in time for the Christmas shopping splurge.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/24/c_136775819.htm2017-11-24
Megan Treston Nielsen's executive director of retail services said she expected Amazon to have a significant impact on the Australian retail sector in the leadup to Christmas.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/24/c_136775819.htm2017-11-24
In first scene guests discovered large clear ice Rainforest Pyramid illuminated green from inside complete with Christmas lights to accent holiday season. In the first scene guests discovered a large clear ice Rainforest Pyramid illuminated green from the inside complete with Christmas lights to accent the holiday season.Neutralby Robert Stantonhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/23/c_136772910.htm2017-11-23
Visitorsare transported to enchanting corridor of snowflakes Visitors are transported to an enchanting corridor of snowflakes where a 15meterhigh lantern designed as a Christmas tree acts as a harbinger of Christmas and yuletide celebrations.NeutralVisitors are transported to an enchanting corridor of snowflakes where a 15meterhigh lantern designed as a Christmas tree acts as a harbinger of Christmas and yuletide celebrations.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/22/c_136771374.htm2017-11-22
At a time when retail sales lift Christmas is an excellent time to adopt the standard and let consumers know your products are a safe buy he added.NeutralHaving strong safety processes in place reduces the risk to consumers strengthens an organization's reputation and brand and reduces the risk of product recalls Rushton said.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/21/c_136769160.htm2017-11-21
She remembers her mother making new dresses for her old dolls and placing them under the Christmas tree in brand new boxes.Neutralhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/21/c_136766979.htm2017-11-21
will leave training during Christmas after twomonth stay in Spain. The children will leave for Turkey to continue their training during Christmas after a twomonth stay in Spain.NeutralHamelinLaie International School offers the classrooms the canteen and the accommodation.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/18/c_136761120.htm2017-11-20
Peoplegather near Christmas decorations at shopping mall in Kowloon of Hong Kong south China Nov. 16 2017. People gather near Christmas decorations at a shopping mall in Kowloon of Hong Kong south China Nov. 16 2017. NeutralPeople gather near Christmas decorations at a shopping mall in Kowloon of Hong Kong south China Novhttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/17/c_136759924.htm2017-11-20
Phototaken on Nov. 8 2017 shows Christmas lights in Tsim Sha Tsui of Hong Kong south China. Photo taken on Nov. 8 2017 shows Christmas lights in Tsim Sha Tsui of Hong Kong south China. NeutralPhoto taken on Nov. 8 2017 shows Christmas lights in Tsim Sha Tsui of Hong Kong south China. http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/09/c_136739318.htm2017-11-09
has adding extra parliamentary sitting week before Christmas to ensure saga is dealt with before end of year. Turnbull has flagged adding an extra parliamentary sitting week before Christmas to ensure the saga is dealt with before the end of the year.NeutralUnder Section 44 of the Australian Constitution anyone who is a citizen of any country other than Australia is ineligible to be elected to the nation's parliament.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/08/c_136737151.htm2017-11-08