It"s the most awkward time of year! Family photos show off the best festive poses

It's the most awkward time of the year! Family photos show off the best of the worst festive poses | UPDATED: 08:51 GMT, 12 December 2012 Ugly sweaters, lopsided trees and feigned expressions of merriment – what would Christmas be without your very special and uniquely awkward family The Parental Guidance Awkward Holiday Photo Contest encourages families everywhere to share their nightmare snaps from festive holiday albums. The competition runs until December 19 and the winner will get goody bags of the popular website's books and board games. The new comedy Parental Guidance, released on Christmas Day, stars Billy Crystal, Bette Midler and Marisa Tomei

MP Nadine, a mystery over her marriage and investors with VERY awkward questions for her "husband"

MP Nadine, a mystery over her marriage and investors with VERY awkward questions for her 'husband' | UPDATED: 00:00 GMT, 8 December 2012 Home sweet home: MP Nadine Dorries with the man she called her husband Paul at Woolstaplers Hall, Chiping Campden Back in 2010, when Nadine Dorries was a little-known Conservative politician, she made an impassioned speech in Parliament. It was about malpractice and corruption in the City. This is the crux of what she told the House of Commons that day: ‘Many people work hard all their lives and save hard.