London welcomed the year 2022 with a spectacular New Year’s Eve fireworks display.
Covid restrictions in many countries resulted in more subdued celebrations around the world as 2021 ended.
Although the London screening took place, it was largely a televised event as the crowds were told to stay out of the way.
The rapid proliferation of the Omicron variant has led countries to put more restrictions on socializing, which hinders NYE plans.
In the UK the rules are different between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, in England there are no measures at all.
However, Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged people to celebrate “carefully” and some British fireworks were removed.
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