It is not just high street stores that will be overrun - record online sales are also expected this year. 04:48, UK, Friday 27 November 2015.
Karin Forseke is stepping down as the chair of Alliance Trust less than two months after the 127-year-old investment trust announced a major governance reshuffle, including chief executive Katherine Garrett-Cox quitting the board.
A shopper in Leeds takes a way a new TV during a very early start to Black Friday. Photograph: Ian Hinchliffe/REX Shutterstock. Graham Ruddick.
Four senior partners at accountancy firm KPMG have been arrested over suspected tax evasion. Jon D'Arcy, Eamonn Donaghy, Arthur O'Brien and Paul Hollway were detained at KPMG's office in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
China's main share index closed down by more than 5% after several major brokerage firms announced they were under investigation.