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Santa vs St Nicholas

Europeans worry that America's Santa Claus could usurp the role of their more down-to-earth St Nicholas. With only oranges and nuts for the children, St Nicholas is up against stiff competition from the flamboyant Father Christmas, as he sweeps in from the North Pole with all manner of presents. But a stroll through the streets in the run-up to Christmas suggests that both are still going strong. (Text and pictures: Christoph Balsiger, swissinfo)

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