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Saturday, 1 January, 2000, 18:21 GMT
In pictures: Marking a momentous day

From trips to the Dome to a dip in icy cold waters, the first day of the new millennium will be one to remember.


A spectacular sight as the new century dawned over the Angel of the North statue, near Newcastle

Some revellers experienced first light in the year 2000 in the mystical surroundings of Stonehenge

But others had a more mundane task as the big clean-up began in London after the excitement of the night before.

A New Year's Day Millennium Parade brought excited crowds into central London again

The Millennium Dome opened its doors to the general public after a glittering opening night
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Ellen Watson celebrated her 100th birthday with her great-great grandaughter

In Scotland, hardy souls opted to take part in the "Loony Dook" - a dip in the icy waters of the Firth of Forth
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