More than 5,000 people gathered at Stonehenge early today to mark the winter solstice - the shortest day of the year.
There were many more people there this year, as the date coincided with the end of the cycle of the Mayan calendar.
Francesca Carpenter reports:
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It'll be a mixed start to the day but the clouds will soon clear up making it a much brighter afternoon.