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  • Britons are buying Easter crackers
  • Britons are buying Easter crackers
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Britons are buying Easter crackers

A Christmas dinner is not complete without festive crackers. And while this tradition is entrenched in the winter holiday, Easter crackers are becoming more popular. There's no one way to celebrate an occasion anymore, and festive traditions are becoming more fluid and personalised.



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    ASOS launched its first ever advent calendar in 2016, promptly setting the web ablaze. But rather than having chocolates or religious imagery behind each window, it instead houses little gifts for beauty buffs. From jumpers to festive decorations, how else are Christmas traditions changing?

  • Article image Gen Y on Christmas

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