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Boxing Day traditions: Fox hunting, patron saints and 'Christmas boxes'

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Riders gather in Wiltshire, England for the traditional Boxing Day Meet Credit: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

A三级成人视频s family gather around the dinner table on Christmas Day, there are some things we can all count on: poor jokes from crackers will be read out, new Christmas jumpers will be worn, and plans for the coming days will start to be put in place.

Boxing Day is sure to be a topic. Do people want to go for a walk or tackle the post-Christmas sales? Will there be enough leftovers for cold turkey and chips for lunch? And where does the name 'Boxing Day' come from, anyway?

No one can ever agree. Here are the most popular and likely origins, as well as how the day is celebrated in the UK and around the world.

When is Boxing Day, again?

三级成人视频The bank holiday falls on December 26th every year and is primarily...

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