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Saturday, 1 January, 2000, 04:20 GMT
In pictures: Capital celebrations

London was one of the best places to be for a millennium party. BBC News Online captures the moments in pictures.


The Windsors The Queen receives a millennium peck on the cheek from The Duke of Edinburgh



Parliament Sq revellers Revellers party in Parliament Square as the fireworks go off behind Big Ben



Dome dancers Dancers at the Millennium Dome perform an aerial ballet for the 10,000 crowd



This party of revellers at Bankside in London painted themselves silver for the occasion



The Queen joins Tony and Cherie Blair in a rendition of Auld Lang Syne



The Dome show The colours and sounds of Rio were on show at the Millennium Dome



The Canty clan The Canty family from Letchworth, Hertfordshire celebrate the millennium in central London



The Royals The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh toast the new millennium with champagne
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