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World celebrates New Year

New Year celebrations have begun with spectacular fireworks displays in London, Edinburgh and across the country.

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New Year's Day parade takes place in London

A New Year's Day parade took place in London today where a procession of Olympic Games Makers, drummers and cheerleaders walked through the streets of the capital.

Two white horses pass the crowds in central London. Credit: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire
Performers take part in the annual New Years Day parade in London. Credit: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire
Cheerleaders dance in the street at the parade. Credit: Lewis Whyld/PA Wire

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