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Your pictures of New Year's Eve

Fireworks over Sydney Harbour [Pic: Raj Singh]

The new year was welcomed down under with fireworks over Sydney Harbour Bridge, which was photographed by website reader Raj Singh.

Fireworks over downtown Naples [Pic: Matthew Gladwell]

Seventeen-year-old Matthew Gladwell took this photo of another firework show in downtown Naples, Italy.

Couple kissing in Edinburgh [Pic: Tony Marsh]

Thousands celebrated Hogmanay in the streets in Edinburgh. Tony Marsh was one of them and photographed this couple kissing.

Carousel in Cardiff [Pic: Zaidi Muhamad]

And Zaidi Muhamad in Cardiff sent in this photo of a spinning carousel of golden horses there.

Crowd dancing [Pic: Rory O'Sullivan]

Rory O'Sullivan spent his New Year's Eve partying well into the night with other revellers in north London.

People in St James's Park watching the fireworks [Pic: Tony Killen]

Tony Killen saw 2009 in from St James's Park in London, where he watched the fireworks display by the Thames.

Fireworks seen from St James's Park [Pic: Tony Killen]

Tony Killen also captured reflections of the fireworks in St James's Park.

Fireworks seen from St James's Park [Pic: Tony Killen]

The water and sky were later bathed in pink light, shown in another photo by Tony Killen.

Fireworks in Taipei [Pic: Sun Bess]

Beautiful views and more pink fireworks were witnessed by Sun Bess in Taipei.

Fireworks in Dusseldorf [Pic: Ngwane Emmanuel]

And Ngwane Emmanuel took this photo while celebrating in Dusseldorf. You can send us your snaps too - email them to yourpics@bbc.co.uk.



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