Hundreds of thousands of people gathered on the Embankment in London to celebrate the arrival of 2012, the year of the Olympics and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. A spectacular fireworks display light up the sky for ten minutes as the UK welcomed in a New Year.

 

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered on the Embankment in London to celebrate the arrival of 2012, the year of the Olympics and the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. A spectacular fireworks display light up the sky for ten minutes as the UK welcomed in a New Year.

 

It wasn’t just in London where the New Year was greeted with a spectacular fireworks display as cities around the world mark the occasion in similar ways.

(Via the BBC)

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