Greater Manchester Police said two arrests were made and injuries reported as police closed some stores to prevent more severe problems. One woman was injured by a falling television set.
The force tweeted “Keep calm, people!” at one point.
There were problems in many parts of Britain, including Wales and Scotland.
– From the Associated Press: Black Friday Chaos Hits Britain
Black Friday is one of those days when all the hope and optimism one possesses for the future of humanity is threatened by the gross, primal, in-your-face reality. I’ve written about the “holiday” before, specifically, in the piece, The SDR: The Same Demented Regime. Here’s an excerpt:
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