Crowds have descended on high streets and shopping centres for another day of frantic bargain hunting. In Bristol, 100,000 people were shopping at Cabot Circus - almost twice as many as on a normal day.
Meanwhile, Boxing Day set a new British record for online shopping, with web sales up 17% on last year. But as Tanya Mercer reports, it didn't stop thousands hitting the shops today.
More top news
Largely dry with occasional sunny spells on the way.
The police watchdog is to investigate the police handling of an alleged claim of child sexual abuse made about former PM Sir Edward Heath.
Although the crime total has dropped by almost a third, high value farm equipment is still top of the thieves lists.