Follow all the celebrations as the clock strikes midnight and countries see out 2018 to welcome in 2019
As we await the first fireworks of 2019, here a selection of some of the defining image of 2018, from California wildfires and an erupting volcano to a close-up crocodile snap
For many though, it might be hard to look past this one of US border agents detaining a Honduran mother and child.
So, feeling optimistic?
We’re on the cusp of a new year and the first celebrations are set to break out in the Pacific on Christmas Island and Samoa, where clocks hit midnight in less than 15 minutes.Continue reading...