Christmas Crackers - Festive features and galleries

Wednesday 25 December 2013 08.38
A meerkat gets its head stuck in cracker at London Zoo
A meerkat gets its head stuck in cracker at London Zoo

Christmas Critters - A gallery of animals around the world getting into the festive spirit 

Christmas Cheer - Images of Christmas celebrations from around the globe

Aisling Kenny captures some joyful homecomings at Dublin Airport for Morning Ireland 

Every Day is Christmas Day - Elaine Keogh meets four generations of the Christmas family from Co Louth

Don Mullan discusses the Christmas Truce - a remarkable event during WWI when the guns fell silent for a few hours over Christmas 1914

SantaLeaks - Cian McCormack reveals that similar spy technology to that used by the NSA in America as revealed by Edward Snow-den may have been employed for decades by Santa Claus