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Call for bus ban as sales rise

There are fresh calls today for buses to be banned from Oxford Street. This comes as retailers in London's West End have reported a surge in Christmas shoppers over the weekend.

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West End shops report surge in Christmas shoppers over weekend

Christmas shoppers pack Regents Street. Credit: PA

Retailers in London's West End have reported a surge in Christmas shoppers over the weekend.

Sales are expected to top £200 million after a 17 per cent rise in the number of people out shopping on Saturday, compared with the same day last year.

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