London's new year fireworks set to music

Hundreds of thousands of revellers have welcomed in the at open-air parties across the UK.

An estimated 250,000 people watched an eleven-minute display at the London Eye, which was set to for the first time.

Crowds also gathered in central London for the free annual , which were launched from barges on the Thames and the Eye itself.

Showers of brightly coloured fireworks shot into the sky to a soundtrack including Queen's We Will You and The Beatles.

via BBC News

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