The world’s most bizarre Christmas traditions

Santa’s evil twin. KFC and a romantic date (seriously!). Here’s a look at these and a few other weird and wonderful ways different places around the world celebrate Christmas.

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The five best traditional Christmas markets in Europe

Visiting one of Europe’s famed and fabled Christmas markets is a must. Here are what we consider the best of them for pure Yuletide charm and old-time authenticity.

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15 photos that prove Lapland is the most magical place to be at Christmas

Add this to your bucket list folks. Lapland at ‘the most wonderful time of the year!’

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Assange unlikely to be prosecuted in US

After years of attempting to build a case against Julian Assange, it appears US prosecutors won’t indict him for publishing confidential documents.

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Ecuador says it wants to resolve Assange status

Ecuador has released a statement on the first anniversary of Julian Assange being granted political asylum saying that it wants to resolve the Australian’s diplomatic status.

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Assange announces candidates for WikiLeaks political party

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appeared via video link in Melbourne’s Fitzroy library to announce the Australian WikiLeaks Party’s plan to run for the Senate.

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WikiLeaks candidate says Assange rape claims “his own business”

WikiLeaks Senate candidate Dr Alison Broinowski says that if Julian Assange is found guilty of rape it would be “his own business” and has nothing to do with the party.

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A year on, Assange still a divisive issue

Australian Julian Assange continues to polarise opinion a year after he sought political asylum, as a recent story concerning his right to sunlight proves. Assange met with Ecuador foreign minister Ricardo Patino at the embassy this morning.

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UK government to meet Ecuador Foreign Minister over Assange

UK Foreign Secretary William Hague will meet his Ecuadorian counterpart Ricardo Patino on 17 June to discuss the future of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

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Poll shows Assange’s Senate chances slim

The latest Fairfax-Nielsen poll has revealed that Julian Assange’s WikiLeaks Party will find it difficult to win elected office at the next federal election unless support for the revolutionary political organisation increases before the September poll.

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Assange safer in Stockholm than the UK, Bob Carr says

Foreign Minister Bob Carr has said there is no evidence to support the claim Julian Assange would face extradition to the US from Sweden, stating Assange would be safer from extradition in Stockholm than the United Kingdom.

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‘WikiLeaks Party will attract the support of many women': Assange

The nascent WikiLeaks Party will combine a small, centralised leadership with grass roots involvement and will attract many female voters, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has said.

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Assange to run for Australian Senate from UK Ecuadorian Embassy

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange plans to run in Australia’s Federal Election in September, under newly formed WikiLeaks Party.

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Julian Assange to run for Senate in federal election

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will run for a Senate seat, a tweet from the whistleblowing website says.

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Assange neighbours losing sleep

The London neighbours of Julian Assange can’t win a trick, according to reports in British media.

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