Happy New Year!
Stunning fireworks displays welcomed the New Year across the world.
Take a look.
People watch as fireworks explode over Copacabana beach during New Year celebrations in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photograph: Raquel Cunha/Reuters
Fireworks explode over the Sydney Harbour Bridge during the midnight display on New Year's Eve on Sydney Harbour in Sydney, Australia. Sydney organised its biggest-ever fireworks display and used new effects to light up the skyline for 12 minutes. More than 1.5 million spectators packed the harbour front and parks to enjoy the spectacle. Photograph: Scott Barbour/City of Sydney/Getty Images
Schoolchildren hold balloons as they pose during celebrations to welcome the New Year at their school in Ahmedabad, India. Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters
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Fireworks explode over the Marina Bay in Singapore. Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters
A man wears glasses shaped as the year 2019 as he attends a new year countdown event at Shibuya crossing in Tokyo, Japan. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters
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Fireworks explode near Petronas Twin Towers during New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photograph: Lai Seng Sin/Reuters
People watch as the Burj Khalifa is lit up during the New Year celebrations in Dubai, UAE. Photograph: Satish Kumar/Reuters
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People watch as fireworks explode around the Selamat Datang Monument during New Year's Eve celebrations in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photograph: Willy Kurniawan/Reuters
Revellers enjoy during New Year celebrations in Moscow's Red Square, Russia. In Moscow, more than 1,000 ice rinks were opened for merrymakers. Photograph: Tatyana Makeyeva/Reuters
The Arc de Triomphe is lit during New Year's celebration in Paris, France. In Paris, a fireworks display and sound and light show under the theme "fraternity" played out on the Champs-Elysees. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters
Revellers take part in Edinburgh's Hogmanay celebrations, Edinburgh, Scotland. Photograph: Russell Cheyne/Reuters
Fireworks explode over the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany. Every year, hundreds of thousands of spectators gather for New Year's Eve festivities at the landmark Prussian monument. Photograph: Adam Berry/Getty Images
Fireworks explode over The London Eye and Elizabeth Tower near Parliament as thousands of revellers gather along the banks of the River Thames to ring in the New Year in London. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
A woman celebrates the New Year at Jogyesa Buddhist temple on January 1, 2019 in Seoul, South Korea. Photograph: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images
Revellers celebrate New Year's Eve in Times Square in the Manhattan borough of New York, US. Photograph: Jeenah Moon/Reuters