You might be looking forward to putting your feet up over Christmas, but for many hard-working Brits it's business as usual. They are giving up their festive break to make sure the country keeps ticking over.
From the emergency services keeping up their daily routine of saving lives, to chefs ensuring that families who don't fancy the hassle of cooking a turkey can still have a special day, Christmas can be the busiest time of the year.
In the Daily Star, NADINE LINGE and JOHANNA BURROWS speak to some of the workers who will be grafting while everyone else is chilling out, including a copper, a seaman, a chef and an engineer.
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