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Shoppers head out for 'Black Saturday' deals

Shoppers are heading to the high street to take advantage of 'Black Saturday' deals after yesterday saw one of the busiest trading days of the year.

Supermarket Asda launches a number of deals on products tomorrow morning at 8am, including a TV for £89, as well as discounts on tablets and games consoles.

Online retailer Amazon said Black Friday had been its busiest ever day, with 64 items sold per second.

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Police call-outs across the UK amid Black Friday chaos

Black Friday shoppers at Asda in Wembley that prompted a spokeswoman to say the supermarket did 'not condone the behaviour of a very small number of people' in the store Credit: Reuters

Police were called out to supermarkets across the country as Black Friday shoppers clashed over bargains.

Regions where trouble erupted in the aisles:

  • Greater Manchester: Police called to seven Tesco stores, three arrests were made across the region
  • London: Police were called to three Tesco branches in Edmonton, Willesden and Surrey Quays and an Asda branch in Edgware
  • South Wales: Officers received a number of calls from staff at Tesco stores after they became "concerned due to the volume of people who had turned up to sale events" and were twice called to a Tesco branch in Cardiff over concerns about "customer conduct"
  • Scotland: Police were called to Tesco branches in Dundee and Silverburn in Glasgow which both closed for a period as people clashed over discounted goods
  • West Yorkshire: Police were called to reports of a disturbance at the Tesco store in Batley, near Leeds

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