Thursday, April 22, 2021

New Year's Eve

Asian governments ban crowds to bid farewell to 2020

'Covid loves a crowd' is the guiding sentiment for this New Year's Eve.

New Year’s Eve celebrations on TV only for most of the world

Governments are threatening dire consequences for people who venture out to enjoy themselves as the clock ticks down to midnight.

Shock new infections jolt Taiwan into scaling back New Year events

Local authorities are telling people to watch fireworks and other festivities on television at home.

France mobilises 100,000 police to stop New Year’s Eve parties, car burning

Overnight curfew will continue to be enforced at 8pm but may be brought forward to 6pm in areas with rising infection rates.

Don’t come to the city, stay home to welcome 2021, Sydney residents told

A resurgence of Covid-19 in the city's northern beach suburbs has grown to 125 cases after five new infections were recorded on Monday.

London cancels New Year’s Eve fireworks display

The mayor says they cannot afford a huge congregation of people on New Year's Eve.

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