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Find your fabulous gift at Debenhams

Christmas stockings, fluffy cushions, or ornaments for the tree…whatever you’re looking for, you can find the fabulous gift at Debenhams. Bring the classic holiday shopping experience to you.

Find your fabulous gift at Debenhams
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Do you remember that magic childhood moment when you received the perfect present; the one you’d been waiting for? Or more recently, that fantastic feeling you get when shopping, when you realize you’ve finally found it – that perfect gift for a loved one that captures exactly what you want to express?

There’s no need to book a flight. If you’re celebrating Christmas away from the UK this year, you can still treat yourself to some of the fabulous holiday magic from home, by doing your Christmas shopping at Debenhams international store online.

And for orders totaling £50 or more, Debenhams even offers free delivery to over 60 countries, including Germany, Spain, France and Australia.

Think Charles Dickens, hot chocolate, Christmas pudding…all the things that make the holidays the most wonderful time of the year.

There’s nothing to help you get in the holiday spirit like fabulous Christmas shopping at the hub of affordable luxury.

No matter where you or your loved ones are, from Madrid to Hamburg to Nice, or what they’re wishing for this year, Christmas shopping is simple with Debenhams.

And don’t forget the one-of-a-kind Designers at Debenhams, with a truly awe-inspiring selection that also includes top-notch designers in a variety of departments. With designers such as Jasper Conran and Jenny Packham, you are sure to find something you like, from partywear, to home decorations, to nightwear, to kids items.

With gifts for him, her, and the little ones, Debenhams can help bring a little piece of British Christmas to your mailbox this holiday season. 

This article was produced by The Local and sponsored by Debenhams.

CHRISTMAS

German Christmas market closures ‘can’t be ruled out’: health expert

As Germany battles a fierce Covid wave, concerns are growing over events, with one health expert saying closures of the country's beloved Christmas markets can't be ruled out.

Revellers enjoy mulled wine at the 'Santa Pauli' Christmas market in Hamburg on November 15th.
Revellers enjoy mulled wine at the 'Santa Pauli' Christmas market in Hamburg on November 15th. Photo: picture alliance/dpa | Marcus Brandt

Martina Wenker, president of the Lower Saxony Medical Association, said she believed Christmas markets may have to be cancelled if the Covid-19 situation gets worse in Germany. 

“Depending on the regional incidence situation, closures should not be ruled out in extreme cases,” Wenker told the Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung.

“We can’t stand by and celebrate while next door in the hospitals, planned operations have to be postponed frequently, corona patients are dying, and staff in practices and clinics are at their limits.”

Wenker said regional leaders allowed the opening of Christmas markets on the basis that the Covid situation was moderate.

“But if we reach higher levels of escalation, we will have to consider whether Christmas markets are still justifiable,” she said.

Germany on Tuesday reported 32,048 Covid infections within 24 hours and 265 Covid-related deaths. The 7-day incidence increased to 312.4 Covid cases per 100,000 residents. 

READ ALSO: Germany’s Covid incidence tops 300 for first time

‘Maximum safety’

Bavarian state premier Markus Söder said on Monday that he wanted to ensure there was “maximum safety” around Christmas markets.

He said it will be among the topics discussed at the Covid crisis talks between the federal government and state leaders this Thursday. 

In general, Söder said mask requirements should remain at Christmas markets as well as distance rules and other protection measures. 

In an interview with broadcaster Bayern3, Söder explained that so far there is no legal framework for Bavaria to cancel Christmas markets. “At the moment, we cannot legally order it,” he said.

Some Christmas markets, which have recently opened to the public, are already enforcing strict rules such as excluding the unvaccinated from entry, or not serving alcohol to people unless they can show proof of vaccination or recovery from Covid. 

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Vocabulary

Christmas market – (der) Weihnachtsmarkt

Celebrate – feiern

Planned operations/procedures – geplante Eingriffe 

Postponed – verschoben

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