Fancy sprucing up your New Year's Eve schedule? How about taking live pictures from Times Square? The organisers of the New York festivities are offering a free satellite feed to British
Fancy sprucing up your New Year's Eve schedule? How about taking live pictures from Times Square? The organisers of the New York festivities are offering a free satellite feed to British media to showcase such festive delights as the Times Square ball lowering at midnight. Sounds a blast, although quite why a UK audience would want to see a load of sober Americans dancing in the street when they could look out of their windows and see drunk English people fighting, throwing up and eating kebabs (not necessarily in that order) is beyond us.

- Pictured above is Explore International's Helen Grattan starring as Santa's little helper at the office Christmas lunch. While Off The Record is pleased that the company is getting into the Christmas spirit, we can't help thinking that the fur round the collar of the wildlife documentary maker's exec director's coat looks remarkably like it could be made from ermine.