The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has used his Christmas message to tell voters to "just enjoy being around the people you love", regardless of their religion or how they celebrate the festive season.
He revealed: "I think my three boys alone could have clogged up Santa's mailbox."
More top news
In an annual survey taken among local authorities in the UK, 2,463 stray dogs were put to sleep between April 2015 and March 2016.
Inspectors found the availability of drugs at HMP Bedford was having a "serious impact" on safety.
An undercover investigation claims England manager Sam Allardyce offered advice on how to "get around" FA rules on player transfers.