As well as being linked to depression, dementia and higher blood pressure, studies have put loneliness on par with smoking 15 cigarettes a day
Ever wanted to send a gift to the Man on the Moon yourself? Now you can
This is an advert – but it doesn't have much in it that you can buy
John Lewis launched its Christmas ad; TalkTalk cyber-attack affected 157,000 customers; Uber app is coming to Edinburgh
Just like egg nog, new socks and baubles, the John Lewis advert has become synonymous with the season of Christmas.
Thanks to the growth on-demand viewers, television advertising is less relevant than ever before
The commercial often succeeds in making people cry, but can you remember last year's advert?
'Even though Aurora is a complete unknown, they felt her quirky voice is perfect for the song'
Prepare for the plinky-plonk cover of a rock song
The joy of Lidl’s offering comes from how it skews the silly, rubbish things about the big day
You’re not imagining it: Christmas advertising is getting earlier. When John Lewis releases its hotly anticipated Christmas advert in the first week of November, it will already be trailing some rivals as the biggest retailers try to get ahead of those organised people who do all their Christmas shopping way ahead of time. They’ve got good reason to fight for a share of the estimated £9.3 billion UK shoppers are expected to spend this year.
I won't tell you about my birthday, so would you mind not telling me about yours?
Subtle they're not, but these bright and bold festive pullovers will get you and your family (and maybe even the dog) in the Christmas spirit
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Making good use of your plastic, department store loyalty schemes and online offers could add to your festive cheer, says Chiara Cavaglieri
This is not only the result of brilliant PR, but of a consistently excellent approach to its advertising