Revellers celebrate their 'final hours' in style on Doomsday

Rather than getting a bit depressed about Doomsday, many revellers are being offered the chance to celebrate what could be their final hours in style.

Around the world, events are taking place to ensure believers go out with a bang, while many are being drawn to locations where it is believed they have a chance of surviving the apocalypse.

Tourists and true believers gathered at the ruins of a temple in Guatemala where a man dressed like a Mayan priest blew a horn in the Temple of Giant Jaguar.

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The world has not ended

The ancient Mayan prediction that the world would come to an abrupt end at 11:11 has been proved not to be true.