Eight people were rescued after being stuck on a fair ride for several hours on New Year's Eve in France, local media reported on Tuesday (January 1)
From swimming in chilly waters, to a parade and a religious ceremony, take a look at how people across Europe spent New Year's Day.
Thousands of Dutch revellers braved cold water and chilling winds on Tuesday to take a New Year's Day plunge in the North Sea in a tradition thought to date back to the 1960s.
People wearing demonic masks and straw garments visited homes in Japan on NewYear's Eve to ward off evil spirits, bring good luck and make children behave.
New Year's Eve revellers were treated to a spectacular laser show in Mexico City instead of the traditional fireworks to cut down on air pollution.
Firefighters in the Netherlands spent New Year’s Eve battling a beach bonfire burning out of control, threatening the seaside resort of Scheveningen.
Take a look at our selection of some of the best photos of the New Year 2019 celebrations.
Fireworks lit up the skies over Auckland as New Zealand became one of the first countries to welcome the New Year.
Euronews' journalists wish you a Happy New Year in their native languages.
From the French "Bonne année" to the German "Frohes neues Jahr," there should be at least one phrase that is familiar to you.
While many are celebrating New Year's Eve with countdowns and fireworks, in Thailand worshippers at a temple in suburban Bangkok lay inside coffins and took part in traditional funeral rituals.
Sydney ushered in 2019 with more than a million people lining the world famous harbour to watch the biggest fireworks display the city had ever seen.
Take a look back at how countries around the world celebrated New Year's Eve.
How does Europe bring in the New Year? Euronews staff tell us how they celebrate in their home countries.
New Yorkers shred their tears in Times Square
Who brings the presents? Britain Father Christmas. France Le père Noël (Saint Nicolas in north-eastern France). Germany Baby Jesus. Greece Aghios
Thousands of people gathered on Sunday at the medieval city of Bhaktapur for the annual Sindoor Jatra, a festival that marks the beginning of the Nepali New Year and celebrates the arrival of Spring.
At least 26 have been killed and 18 injured in suicide blast in the Afghan capital. The bomber struck as people were leaving a Shi'ite shrine following celebrations for Persian new year.
People the world over take to the streets to celebrate the year of the dog.
Tibetans living in Xiaobawang Village of Danba County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, celebrated Tibetan New Year - Losar on Friday which also began the Spring Festival.
Annual Spring Festival lantern shows are being held across China in celebration of the Lunar Year of the Dog, which falls on Friday.