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So what does Santa get up to at Christmas?

It’s been a busy day for Santa Claus… Sky News takes a look at some fun ways Christmas is being celebrated around the globe:


Runners dressed as Santa Claus take part in the annual Christmas race on the streets of Skopje, Macedonia
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Runners dressed as Santa Claus take part in the annual Christmas race on the streets of Skopje, Macedonia

Swimmers jump in for the Copa Nadal (Christmas Cup), a 200m race, in Barcelona
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Swimmers jump in for the Copa Nadal (Christmas Cup), a 200m race, in Barcelona

A soldier becomes Santa in Kabul, Afghanistan
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A soldier becomes Santa in Kabul, Afghanistan

Santa Claus gets his skates on at Rockefeller Centre in Manhattan
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Santa Claus gets his skates on at Rockefeller Centre in Manhattan

Swimmers take part in the annual Christmas Day race in the Serpentine lake in Hyde Park, London
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Swimmers take part in the annual Christmas Day race in the Serpentine lake in Hyde Park, London

People don Santa costumes for a game in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China
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People don Santa costumes for a game in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China

Winter swimming club members head for a dip in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, where the air temperature is around -34C
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Winter swimming club members head for a dip in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, where the air temperature is around -34C

A boy dressed as Santa is mobbed by his classmates as he gives out sweets in Amritsar, India
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A boy dressed as Santa is mobbed by his classmates as he gives out sweets in Amritsar, India

A diving Santa feeds sardines at an aquarium in Seoul, South Korea
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A diving Santa feeds sardines at an aquarium in Seoul, South Korea

A man dressed as Father Frost, similar to Santa Claus, near the village of Goroshki, Belarus
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A man dressed as Father Frost, similar to Santa Claus, near the village of Goroshki, Belarus

Santa is introduced before the NFL game between the Houston Texans and the Cincinnati Bengals in Houston, Texas
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Santa at an NFL game between the Houston Texans and the Cincinnati Bengals in Houston, Texas

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