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  • Brits plan for a bumper Christmas
  • Brits plan for a bumper Christmas
    Zürich Tourismus (2006) ©
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Brits plan for a bumper Christmas

Presents, turkey, carols and crackers – what's not to love about Christmas? And although the 25th of December only comes around once a year, a September 2015 report from Greene King shows that Brits are already gearing up for the festive season, buying presents and booking get-togethers.

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