McFly have been getting West End shoppers in the Christmas spirit by performing a free concert.
Tom Fletcher, Dougie Poynter, Harry Judd and Danny Jones have taken over the centre of Oxford Circus to sing three hit songs.
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Union officials are expected to meet next week to plan further stoppages if talks fail to resolve the dispute.
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