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London enjoys a most multicultural Christmas

Some treat December 25 as a religious holiday, while others launch a secular time for parties and gifts.
Last Modified: 25 Dec 2012 19:32

In London, the increasingly multicultural population is marking Christmas in a number of ways.

Some residents remember the birth of Christ, while others treat it as a secular holiday for parties and giving presents.

Many Londoners even treat it just like any other day.

Al Jazeera’s Peter Sharp reports from London.

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