Hundreds of thousands of Londoners have flocked to the west end to do their last minute Christmas shopping, as the clock ticks down to the big day. By Monday, cashiers there will have rung through more than a hundred million pounds worth of purchases.
Retail experts say the surge in shoppers is partly down to what they are calling the 'man-dash'.
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A lamp in the tower which houses Big Ben is to be switched off for the first time in more than 70 years.
Sir Bruce entertained audiences for more than seven decades.
Work in the tower will also pause over the bank holiday weekend.