Firework displays are common to welcome the New Year around the globe. Some extravagant fireworks images shared online however, are deceptive. Don’t be blinded by the lights!
2 Jan 2021
Germany has banned the sale of fireworks for this New Year's Eve. Might this be a chance to look for more sustainable alternatives to pyrotechnics?
10 Nov 2020
Demonstrations in the eastern German city took place just days after the government announced new shutdown measures to curb surging infections. Protest leaders have sought to distance themselves from the far-right.
1 Jan 2020
People across the world welcome the start of the new year with fireworks and parties.
3 Nov 2019
Air pollution in New Delhi has spiked after India's biggest fireworks party of the year. Residents woke up to a pall of grey left behind by acrid smoke from fireworks that remained trapped in the city's cool air.
31 Dec 2017
Sydney hosts its annual fireworks spectacle to welcome in the New Year.
1 Jan 2017
The New Year arrives with fireworks and light shows coordinated to musical programs in Hong Kong and Taiwan.