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Christmas house lights in the Midlands

Christmas lights in Burton-Upon-Trent Credit: Karen Allen

Christmas house light decorations has become a big part of Christmas in Britain.

Karen Allen from Burton-Upon-Trent puts on a large display, every year at her home in Burton-Upon-Trent, Staffordshire. It has become something of a tradition in the local community.

The house puts on a display every year Credit: Karen Allen

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Reindeer and birds are involved this year Credit: Karen Allen
A snow machine adds to the display Credit: Karen Allen


Robbie Williams switches on Oxford Street Christmas lights

Stoke on Trent's Robbie Williams turned on the Christmas lights on London's Oxford Street last night.

Robbie Williams performs at the Oxford Street Christmas lights switch-on celebrations Credit: Yui Mok/PA

New dad Robbie is celebrating his first solo UK number one for 8-years with his single Candy. It is the 14th number one of his career - including with Take That - meaning he has drawn level with bandmate Gary Barlow.

Robbie Williams joined on stage by Emma Bunton and Jamie Theakston Credit: Yui Mok/PA

Stoke-on-Trent's Robbie Williams turns on Christmas lights

Robbie Williams will later turn the Oxford Street Christmas lights on Credit: PA

Robbie Williams will turn on the Christmas lights later this evening at Oxford Street in London.

The 38-year-old from Stoke-on-Trent will be joined by Leona Lewis and Lawson.

Tens of thousands are expected to attend the event, which will be ticketed for the first time.