New Years Day celebrations in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

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Specialist pyro-technicians Shaun Gibson, right, and Lynn Wiseman continue setting up the 2.6 tonnes of fireworks along the ramparts of Edinburgh Castle ahead of the traditional Hogmanay (New Year) fireworks display, in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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University of Edinburgh students wear outfits adorned with lights, mirrors and bells to mark the Indian Festival of Diwali in Edinburgh, Scotland.