Hong Kong anti-government protesters marched through Christmas-decorated shopping malls chanting pro-democracy slogans on Wednesday as police fired tear gas to disperse crowds gathering on nearby streets.
A stork has delivered two bundles of joy at the Steve Biko Academic Hospital on Wednesday morning.
A group of about 600 refugees are celebrating their first Christmas inside the Central Methodist Church adjacent to Greenmarket Square in the Cape Town CBD.
Queen Elizabeth will stress the value of harmony and reconciliation in her Christmas message this year, Buckingham Palace said on Tuesday after a “quite bumpy” year for her own family and for Britain as it struggled with Brexit.
For the first time in more than 200 years, worshippers will not be able to attend Christmas mass at Notre-Dame cathedral, which is still being restored after a devastating fire.