Preview: An Eye On... Christmas
Thursday 18 December 1997
Parties: According to a survey by condom-makers Durex, only 20 per cent of people believe that office Christmas parties offer them a good chance of an impromptu sexual encounter. 15 percent of people hope to find a new partner, 28 percent are looking for romance, 6 percent want to be more adventurous lovers and 10 per cent just want to have sex more often.
Santa: The Institute of Trade Mark Agents reports that the name "Santa" has been registered as part of a trade mark by seven companies in the last seven years. Another three Santas are pending. The 1990s have seen a boom in Santas compared with the 80s.
Life & Style blogs
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Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: victims’ bodies bundled in black bags and loaded onto trains
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