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The 12 toys of Christmas 2018

Dreamtoys have released their much anticipated top twelve toys to watch this year. This Morning’s very own Mr Christmas Steve Wilson reveals the 12 must-have toys on the list, and he'll be arriving in style!

We're looking for the best Christmas lights 🎄

With UK cities lighting up for Christmas we're on the hunt for Britain's best Christmas lights!

Does your house light up the whole street? Can Santa see your home from the sky? Send us a picture of your exterior Christmas lights to with your name, where you live, a contact telephone and any information about your display and you could be crowned This Morning’s best Christmas lights.

We need your pictures by midday on Monday 10 December. You need to be 18 or over and you must be the owner of the photo.

Participation terms apply

Is it okay to regift your Christmas presents?

Figures out today suggest that half of Brits have regifted a Christmas present, with a third of us receiving at least one unwanted gift every year.

Broadcaster Daisy McAndrew says she regifts presents all the time, whilst journalist Hollie-Anne Brooks says it’s ‘lazy’ and shows a total lack of respect.

'My children are dolls... and I take them on dates'

After Natasha Harridge struggled to cope with childhood bullying and then the grief of her mother suffering a miscarriage, she spent over £5000 on 12 ‘reborn dolls’ - dolls that look exactly like babies.

Ranging from a premature baby to a four-year-old lookalike doll, Natasha joins us to reveal why these ‘reborn dolls’ have acted as therapy for her during the toughest periods of her life, and how she now takes them with her on dates.

Here's the top 12 DreamToys of 2018!

The list of DreamToys list that should be on your child's list this year has been revealed. These are the predicted toys that will be the most sought after this Christmas in the UK. Selected by a representative panel of retailers and industry experts, here's the top 12 in no particular order. (all prices quoted as RRPs, market price may vary from retailer to retailer)

'I fell in love two weeks after my wife died of cancer'

Last week, presenter Simon Thomas admitted that he had found love again less than a year after his wife, Gemma tragically died of cancer. And whilst Simon admitted that Gemma could never be ‘replaced’ - he understood why his new relationship was ‘an area that could cause a lot of hurt’.

Similarly, Paul Wookey was left heartbroken when he lost his wife Debbie to cancer in 2016 - but just two weeks later, he had found love with their friend, Wendy - and within two months, the pair had moved in together.