Adele breaks UK record for biggest second week album sales

Adele's 25 sold a grand total of 439,337 copies this week - the highest by any album on its second week and the sixth biggest weekly sale of all time.

The album sold slightly more copies than the rest of the Top 10 combined, and ends week two on sales of  1,239,765 copies (including a leak of 121 prior to its release). It thus becomes the biggest seller of 2015, pushing Ed Sheeran's X to second place with a year-to-date tally ...

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