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Quick update on the security issue at Manchester Christmas market.

Manchester Christmas Market in Albert Square


Good morning, on this Black Friday. I’ll be keeping you up to date with all the latest.

Bye bye

Right, that’s all from me. Phil Booth is taking over the reins.


Appliances Direct in Huddersfield say that they have had customers queuing since 5am to try and get a deal on items such as their “hover” G Board, a few of which were on sale for £199 from £249.99 until the limited sale stock ran out.

The Examiner's Chloe Glover tries a G Board


Manchester Christmas Market in Albert Square

Manchester’s main Christmas market hub in Albert Square has been evacuated due to a security scare.


Fire Service, Fire engine, stock

A family had a lucky escape during a house fire.

Here’s more from the Press Association on the other hashtag trend of the day, #buynothingday .

The logo for the UK Buy Nothing Day campaign

More Black Friday madness in the USA.


PCA Predict has created a live graph to show how this year’s Black Friday sales compare to last year.


Black Friday sales fail to impress Birmingham Apple shoppers

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The show's writers and performers, Jeremy Dyson, Reece Shearsmith and Mark Gatiss, were awarded honorary degrees from the University of Huddersfield at the town hall in 2006. Pictured are Mark Gatiss Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton

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