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Australia welcomes in new year

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A spectacular fireworks show from Sydney Harbour Bridge has marked the start of the new year in Australia.

The centrepiece was a pyrotechnic storm with firework simulations of lightning, thunder and rain - all linked to Aboriginal creation myths.

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