Reddit users collecting good karma by hiding train tickets and gift vouchers in railway stations for other users to find.
Cummin Up, a Caribbean restaurant in south London, announced it will open on Christmas Day to provide food for poor or lonely Londoners.
"These two weeks ARE a gift. Spend them with your kids, you macho goon," Creature of London CEO Dan Cullen-Shute tweeted.
The daughter of an elderly couple wrote that she was suddenly told her elderly parents would be put into separate care homes - she wanted them to stay together for Christmas.
Reindeer antlers are covered in velvet – a type of fuzzy, hairy skin – which has the ability to "almost perfectly" regenerate.
People are celebrating the contributions Muslims have made to good causes with #AVeryMerryMuslimChristmas.
Explaining that there are many reasons responsible for cheating, Australian sexologist Nikki Goldstein concludes: "One reason is often when there is trouble at home."
Mikah, a nine-year-old boy from Ohio, showed how it was better to give than receive after he returned his Xbox to help rough sleepers.
Seen by many as a great rom-com and Christmas film, Love Actually is more problematic than people realise. Here's all of the sexist moments that'll make you rethink the film.
Fatal balcony collapse in Melbourne, Australia, kills two women including Cheryl Taylor and injures 17 others as people gathered for office Christmas photo.
New study suggests not everyone is cock-a-hoop about the workplace jamboree.
Delta, which has its biggest hub operation in Atlanta, was the hardest hit, while international flights were diverted.
The technology used to make the tiny object are currently helping to understand materials on the microscopic scale.
Researchers found that American poultry is washed in up to four chemical disinfectants that do not meet EU safety standards.
Ruth Espiricueta, a teacher at Monte Cristo Elementary school, in Texas, shared a letter to Santa from a student who asked for food and a blanket.
Former president of the United States, Barack Obama surprised children at an after-school club in Washington DC dressed as Santa with a large sack of presents.
Being mindful of someone struggling with mental health is important at the best of times, but Christmas can bring its own extra layer of pressure. Here's what not to do.
A couple from Dubuque, Iowa, appealed to their Facebook followers to help them reunite with their adopted son. Just 24 hours later they were speaking with him over the phone.
Meat doesn't have to been the table centrepiece during the festive season, so try these Xmas food tips.
Royal couple give all 1,500 members of staff a Tesco Christmas pudding. Last year the desserts came form Fortnum and Mason- a much pricier present.
Christmas dinner is a tough time for the head chef. Follow these IBTimes UK top tips to save the day.
University College London's Twitter apology for White Christmas backlash sparks even angrier backlash against "snowflakes".
Over 1.8m older people are chronically lonely, and Christmas is no different. Here are five easy ways to help this festive season.
Madison and boyfriend Chris uploaded an innocent video of her parents surprising him with a car. The result was an unexpected onslaught of vicious racist abuse.
Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez reportedly won't be together during Christmas because of the Same Old Love singer's commitments with her family.
Miley Cyrus, The Foo Fighters, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Pink, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith also made an appearnace on the latest episode of Carpool Karaoke.
London's Euston station will open its doors to 200 homeless people on Christmas, offering them dinner and a place to sleep.
Adult entertainment website Brazzers released a free Christmas single and (SFW) music video which tells the story of a jealous Mrs. Claus.
Twitter was left giggling after one account shared a photo of Christmas lights on palm trees in Italy - as the lights had a phallic effect.
A tweet by video streaming giant Netflix has divided opinion on the internet - was it funny or did it shame users?