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Last Updated: Friday November 18 2005 11:30 GMT

In pictures: Christmas lights turn-ons

David Tennant and Billie Piper switched on the Cardiff Christmas lights. They counted to ten before flicking the switch

David Tennant and Billie Piper switched on the Cardiff Christmas lights. They counted to ten before flicking the switch

Westlife switch on the 260,000 light bulbs - 10 times as ever before - in Oxford Street, London.

Boy band Westlife entertained the crowds - and then flicked the Christmas lights switch on in Oxford Street, London, on 15 November.

X Factor finalists (from left) Andy, Nicholas, Brenda and Chico

The Irish crooners were joined by X Factor finalists who also sang to warm up the chilly crowd

Lee Ryan, formerly of Blue, and Scrat from Ice Age prepare to turn on the lights.

Singer Lee Ryan and his furry friend prepare to turn on the lights in Regent Street, London, on 5 November.

Christmas lights shine in the dark night over Regents Street, London.

And this is how Regent Street looks - simply sparkling!



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