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Manic Monday as shoppers splash the cash

Busiest day for internet sales Credit: PA

The online retailer Amazon is predicting that today - known as Cyber Monday - will be its busiest ever day for internet sales. The company has distribution centre in Hemel Hempstead, Peterborough and Marston Gate near Milton Keynes.

It expects to beat last year's record of three million orders, that's 35 items a second over a 24 hour period.