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Members of the public enjoy an ice skating rink in the courtyard of Somerset House on December 23, 2013 in London, England. With two days until Christmas day, many people have finished work for the festive season and retail forecasters are predicting a significant increase in gift purchases with many shops offering heavy discounts.

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Members of the public enjoy an ice skating rink in the courtyard of Somerset House on Monday in London, England.