About a third of 10 to 11-year-old in England's north-west are overweight or obese and a similar proportion of five-year-olds have tooth decay
Former British ambassador reportedly warned that Theresa May was not doing enough to prepare the UK in the event of a 'disorderly' departure from the EU
'The tradition is not going to end here,' says local resident
Christmas might be over for many, but for Orthodox Christian communities, the festivities are just beginning
Disneyland Paris, pigs in blankets and plentiful prosecco
We've always needed a party to look forward to in the bleak midwinter
Christians around Mosul faced imprisonment and forced conversions until the jihadis of Isis were driven out
Experts suggest health sufferers are less likely to seek medical care and advice over Christmas - with many travelling away from home for the festive period
'Thanks to the excellent staff all year round, I get to spend another year with my little man'
'Let us allow ourselves to be challenged by the children who are not allowed to be born'
Festive celebrations, from Iraq to Australia
'This is the most joyful time of the year. We are one people,' say shoppers in Baghdad
'While others are enjoying the comfort of family and friends, homeless people face a daily struggle just to stay safe and escape the cold,' says charity
'This is the nanny state, they should have better things to do,' says health campaigner
The President and First Lady took the opportunity to give their holiday message and reflect on the last eight years in office
From popular soaps to game show revivals