‘Christian campaigner Chris Whitehouse described it as a “cheap and offensive” use of a “sacred” song. Southern Water said it was a “light-hearted attempt to spread a serious message”.’
The BBC writes about a water company which has been criticised for using a Christmas carol in a social media campaign about blocked sewers.
“Householders could end up having to boil their tap water to make it safe due to industrial action starting on Monday.”
The Newsletter reports on the upcoming NI strikes in response to pension changes.
“Bands of persistent torrential rain will cause up to 80mm of rainfall in the next 24-hours over the northeast of England in Yorkshire, Newcastle-upon-Tyne and parts of Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.”
The last few days of Christmas shopping will be blighted by rain, writes the Independent.
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