1 Jan 2021

World ushers in 2021 with muted celebrations

It may have gone out with more of a whimper than a bang but most people were just glad to see the back of 2020.

The usual lavish firework displays in London and Edinburgh were toned down with revellers encouraged to mark the new year at home.

Police say they still had to break up numerous parties across the country, as Jane Dodge reports.