Boris Johnson uses Christmas message to urge Britons to celebrate the good that is to come
Boris Johnson is urging Britons to "celebrate the good that is to come" in his first Christmas message as prime minister.
In a video, Mr Johnson thanked those NHS staff, police, armed forces members and public servants who will be working over the festive period.
The prime minister will be spending Christmas Day in Downing Street with his girlfriend Carrie Symonds and their dog Dilyn.
In a breezy opening to his Christmas message, Mr Johnson said he was "taking a moment to wish you all a merry little Christmas".