Stunning solar eclipse wows crowds around the world

Svalbard, between Norway and the North Pole, witnessed a spectacular total eclipse

Millions of people turned their eyes towards the sky this morning as towns and cities around the world were lucky enough to witness a spectacular solar eclipse.

Here's our story of how the rare event unfolded:

Solar eclipse 2015 in pictures

Madrid. Credit: RTV
Stonehenge. Credit: PA Wire
Svalbard. Credit: Reuters
Reykjavik. Credit: Reuters
Berlin. Credit: Reuters
Bridgwater, Somerset. Credit: PA Wire
Plymouth. Credit: PA Wire
Northumberland. Credit: PA Wire
Crowds gathered on the roof of the Clifton Observatory to observe the eclipse. Credit: Andy May
Newquay, Cornwall.
Liverpool. Credit: PA Wire
Edinburgh. Credit: PA Wire