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Revellers usher in 2014 with fireworks and fruit mist | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - From Sydney to London to San Francisco, revellers welcomed 2014 with extravagant fireworks displays, giant street parties and, in a new departure, fruit-flavoured mist.<p>In New York, hordes of people, many decked out in cartoonish hats, waving balloons or ringing bells, shrugged …

New Year fireworks from around the world - video

The world celebrates with spectacular firework displays lighting up the sky across the globe. Watch celebrations from Sydney's Harbour Bridge and the London Eye, Dubai's world record 500,000 firework extravaganza and the celebrations in Time Square, New York, where revellers embraces to the tune of …

While most people will be reaching for an aspirin to help alleviate their New Year hangover, it appears that the ubiquitous medicine has many other surprising uses. This includes being able to give your flat car battery an emergency boost, keeping flowers fresh and cleaning stains off your clothes. Watch the video for more: http://fw.to/eR1oaEL

Celebrations and reflections: the world welcomes 2014

As the clocks struck midnight on December 31, people celebrated the new year around the world with fireworks, festivities and prayers.<p>In New York, more than one million people packed into the streets of midtown Manhattan to welcome 2014 – and see the new year glittering ball drop over Time Square, …

Welcome to Luton: Romanian arrival greeted by two MPs and a media scrum

Whatever Victor Spirescu's dreams of arriving in the UK from Transylvania entailed, it is doubtful they included coffee with the Labour MP Keith Vaz surrounded by TV cameras and microphones minutes after he touched down at Luton airport.<p>But as one of a tiny handful of Romanians on board Wizz Air …

Starting today - view and read the complete Daily Telegraph from 100 years ago. On 1st January 1914, we covered the return of the Mona Lisa to Paris following its theft in 1911, reported an Austrian princess renouncing her titles and dignities to become a nurse, and confidently asserted that relations with Germany were improving... Read it here: http://fw.to/IG737TS #Telegraph1914 #UKNews

Giant yellow duck explodes hours before New Year's Eve in Taiwan - video

A giant yellow duck designed by Dutch artist Florentjin Hofman has exploded for the second time, eleven days after it went on display in a northern Taiwan port. The 18m-tall duck was supposed to be the star attraction for local New Year's Eve celebrations but instead burst without explanation to …

EU tries to calm fears of Bulgarian, Romanian exodus | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union sought to calm fears in countries like Britain, France and Germany that they face a mass influx of Romanians and Bulgarians following the lifting of restrictions on Wednesday, a change that risks fuelling anti-immigrant sentiment in Europe.<p>Romanians check in …

Bulgarian and Romanian exodus fails to materialise as EU work restrictions are lifted

The lifting of restrictions on Romanians and Bulgarians working in several European Union countries has not seen plane loads of them heading west and the leaders of Bulgaria and Romania have dismissed invasion fears.<p>Some right-wing British politicians are particularly alarmed but Damian Draghici, …

Schumacher 'stable', media urged to respect privacy | Reuters

GRENOBLE, France (Reuters) - Seven-times Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher was in a stable condition on Wednesday, three days after suffering brain injuries in a skiing accident, his agent Sabine Kehm said outside the French hospital treating him.<p>Kehm urged journalists to respect the …