Sunday Express - Sun 23 Dec 2001 - Page 28
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The secret life of
November 1996 A PRESENT FOR THE BOOKIES Ashley Cotter-Cairns of King's Langley, Hertfordshire, changes his name to Santa Claus and stakes £50 on himself to top the hit parade the following Christmas. Police in Sydney, Australia, admit they do not know why the sight of Santa brings out the worst in some of the city's children.
28 June 1995
HAVE-A-GO HIJACK HERO During a reconnaissance tour of Japan, a hijacker seizes the All Nippon Airlines flight on which Father Christmas is travelling ? under the assumed name of Heikki Martikainen, from Finland. With a female assistant, Santa hatches a daring plot to grab the hijacker from behind.