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New Year celebrations on the Embankment in London
New Year celebrations on the Embankment in London
Fireworks light up the skyline of the financial district to usher in the New Year in Singapore
Fireworks light up the skyline of the financial district to usher in the New Year in Singapore
New Year Celebrations: Fireworks explode over St. Basil cathedral on Red Square in Moscow
Fireworks explode over St. Basil cathedral on Red Square in Moscow
New Year Celebrations: Smoke from fireworks lingers over the Las Vegas Strip
Smoke from fireworks lingers over the Las Vegas Strip
400 spotlights illuminate the Eiffel Tower during the New Year celebrations
400 spotlights illuminate the Eiffel Tower during the New Year celebrations
New Year celebrations: A United States Naval Officer kisses his girlfriend in  New York's Times Square
A United States Naval Officer kisses his girlfriend in New York’s Times Square
Jennifer Lopez performs during the New Year celebrations  in New York's Times Square
Jennifer Lopez performs during the New Year celebrations in New York’s Times Square
The London Eye on the River Thames during New Year fireworks and celebrations
The London Eye on the River Thames during New Year fireworks and celebrations
New Year celebrations: A time exposure photo created using sparklers shows children celebrating on New Year's eve in Manila
A time exposure photo created using sparklers shows children celebrating on New Year’s eve in Manila
Fireworks light up the London skyline
Fireworks light up the London skyline and Big Ben just after midnight
London revellers
Revellers from Ipswich prepare for a pyrotechnic display on London’s South Bank
The firework display above Edinburgh Castle
The firework display above Edinburgh Castle
Fireworks lit up the sky over Sydney Harbour as Australia's biggest city ushered in the new decade with a spectacular burst of colour
Fireworks lit up the sky over Sydney Harbour as Australia’s biggest city ushered in the new decade with a spectacular burst of colour
As many as 1.5 million people crowded the foreshore to welcome in the New Year with a firework display that included 10,000 individual effects
As many as 1.5 million people crowded the foreshore to welcome in the New Year with a firework display. Some 4,500 kilograms of fireworks were set off from the Sydney Harbour Bridge and four barges on the water
People set balloons free to celebrate the New Year at Zojoji Buddhist temple in Tokyo
People set balloons free to celebrate the New Year at Zojoji Buddhist temple in Tokyo
People hit a huge bell to welcome the New Year at the Imjingak pavilion near the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas
People hit a huge bell to welcome the New Year at the Imjingak pavilion near the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas
Fireworks light the sky over Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong, to celebrate the New Year
Fireworks light the sky over Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong, to celebrate the New Year
Traders in the eurodollar options pit celebrate the end of the year
Traders in the eurodollar options pit in Chicago celebrate the end of the year as confetti drops over the trading floor
Fireworks explode over Marina Bay and the Esplanade theatres during a pyrotechnic show to celebrate the New Year in Singapore
Fireworks explode over Marina Bay and the Esplanade theatres during a pyrotechnic show to celebrate the New Year in Singapore
Fireworks explode near Malaysia's landmark Patronas Twin Towers
Fireworks explode near Malaysia’s landmark Patronas Twin Towers
Fireworks are launched from the Taipei 101 building in Taipei
Fireworks are launched from the Taipei 101 building in Taiwan, the world’s tallest completed skyscraper
People gather in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin
In excess of one million revellers packed the avenue leading to the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin to see in the New Year
The Quadriga at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin
The Quadriga at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin
2010 written in the air with a sparkler in Vienna, Austria

2010 written in the air with a sparkler in Vienna, Austria

Hogmanay celebrations in Edinburgh
A policeman gets a Hogmanay kiss in Edinburgh, where up to 80,000 people saw in the New Year in temperatures of minus 4C
A girl wears 2010 glasses in Times Square, New York
A New Yorker waits for the ball drop in Times Square