Millions around the world said goodbye to 2018 and welcomed in a happy new year with stunning firework displays. London celebrated the UK’s relationship with Europe as it ushered in the year of Brexit, while New York partied in the rain and Rio de Janeiro watched the sky light up above Copacabana beach.
Australia was among the first countries in the world to see in 2019, setting the bar high as an estimated one million people crowded Sydney Harbour to watch more than 100,000 pyrotechnic effects.
London welcomed Europe in it’s post-Brexit message
Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil