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Covid-19 kills 26 in Belgian care home after Santa Claus visit

January 01, 2021 1:44 pm

At least 26 residents of a Belgian care home have died of Covid-19 and dozens more are infected after a volunteer dressed as Santa Claus distributed presents.

In Brazil, Santas are scuba-diving with sharks to help kids understand animals, oceans

December 16, 2020 4:09 pm

Guests do not have to worry about their safety in the pandemic, because the entire activity is socially-distanced for children, for them to enjoy the uniqueness of the festivity

Beer, milk, biscuits: What children around the world leave for Santa Claus to eat on Christmas

December 15, 2020 12:32 pm

Children look forward to his arrival every year, and sometimes, even leave some snacks and goodies behind for him to claim.

In Santa's mailbag, a peek into children's pandemic worries

November 27, 2020 7:45 pm

Arriving by the tens of thousands, the letters, notes and cards — some mere scribbles, other elaborate labors of love in colored pens — are revealing windows into the tender minds of their young authors, and of adult Santa fans also asking for respite and happiness

This winter, Santa Claus will make Zoom calls to kids from his home in Finland

October 22, 2020 6:46 pm

Find out how much a 10-minute call with Mr and Mrs Claus will cost you!

Christmas 2019: Should we be lying to children about Santa Claus?

December 25, 2019 12:40 pm

Christmas 2019: Studies show most children find out the truth by the age of seven or eight. Parents know this is inevitable and yet they perpetuate their child's favourite Santa fantasy for as long as possible. Why?

Be a Secret Santa to the less fortunate children

December 20, 2019 1:56 pm

Kids these days, perhaps for little fault of their own, tend to become self-centered. Through an activity such as secret Santa, their eyes, minds and hearts would open up to a world, and a dire need, hitherto unseen to most of them.

In this store, Santa is working overtime

December 14, 2019 10:05 am

Some 2 million visitors come annually to peruse the goods at Bronner’s — which boasts the square footage of two football fields and markets itself as the biggest Christmas store in the world.

Pay Santa Claus a visit at his Finnish village this Christmas

November 20, 2018 3:14 pm

The winter wonderland of Rovaniemi deserves to be on the bucket list of every Christmas fanatic, thanks to its dreamy igloos, glass homes, lodges, and tree-house hotels that will make you want to stay in the Arctic corner forever.

Santa Claus may be at serious health risk: UK experts

December 24, 2017 2:59 pm

Although he sets a brilliant example of good behaviour and teaches the importance of giving rather than receiving, he could probably do more to encourage healthy lifestyles.