New Years Eve

The Most Magical New Year in NYC

Elle-Rose Williams | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Elle-Rose Williams

Sure, we didn't do the average 'Times Sq and Ball Drop' shenanigans - but we lived it up in the city all the same and it was incredible. But before going to NYC I felt like the only option for celebrating 'NYC-Style' was to cram into Times Sq. But I didn't really feel like doing that.

Why Resolutions (Like Diets) Don't Work

Julie Creffield | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Julie Creffield

How you feeling this morning? So are you ready to face all that 2015 has to throw at you, or are you still nursing a hangover and waiting instead to ...

Happy New Year!

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.12.2014 | UK

Millions of revellers have seen in the new year with fireworks spectaculars in London and Edinburgh dazzling crowds. Thousands gathered along the Tham...

36 New Year Revellers Dead In Shanghai

AP | Posted 01.01.2015 | UK

Thirty-six people have been killed in a stampede during New Year's celebrations in downtown Shanghai, China's state-run Xinhua News Agency reported. ...

360 Degrees of Failing...?

Caragh Little | Posted 01.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

It's time. The calendar tells me I can't delay any longer. I have to drag myself, groaning, out of that post-Christmas hibernation and set myself up for a whole year's worth of failing. I've got to make my New Year's Resolutions.

New Year, New You? Thoughts on New Year's Resolutions

Emily Hay | Posted 28.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Emily Hay

New Years is a time for fresh starts and resolutions - the time of year where we all decide to try and change ourselves just a little bit for the better. Out with the old, in with the new so they say...

Why New Year's Eve Is Not The Most Stupendous Night Of The Year

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 31.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Is there any night that's more of a letdown than New Year's Eve? Let's put aside the expectation to have the Best Night Ever. All the Stella i...

Five Truths About the New Year

Becky Hopper | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Becky Hopper

New Year's Eve is a brilliant celebration, the end of a year, the start of another, the start of something new and the appearance of the 'New year, new me' Facebook status. So here's a list of reasons why New Year is hilariously predictable and ridiculously annoying...

How I Cloned Christmas

Melkon Charchoglyan | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Melkon Charchoglyan

Being Armenian-British has certain privileges. In fact, the Christmas period is the most rewarding for many easterners living in the west. By easterners I mean those from countries that are traditionally Orthodox Christian. You see, we effectively do Christmas celebrations twice.

Top Five New Year's Eve Host Cities and How They Compare

Will Glendinning | Posted 21.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Will Glendinning

For the first time, this year London will be charging spectators to see its New Year's Eve fireworks. In the following I'll look at what the £10 a head will be spent on and how other New Year's Eve celebrations around the world compare.

Fireworks, Travel & Other Tips For New Year's Eve In London

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK

As we hurtle towards the last day of the year, New Year’s Eve in the country’s capital promises to be a big one. London Mayor Boris Johnson is ...

How I Survived New Year's Eve 2013

Xavier Toby | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

Now that New Years Eve is a few days behind us, lets take a moment to reflect on the annual celebration of the year that often feels like, 'On this night, you need to have the most unbelievably epic time ever or you're a loser.'

How We Made the World's Biggest Multi-Sensory New Year's Eve Celebration

Bompas & Parr | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Bompas & Parr

Working closely with Vodafone and the Mayor of London, the ambition for London's 2013 New Year's Eve celebrations was our biggest challenge to date: for the greatest number of people in human history to have a simultaneous multi-sensory experience. As a world first, it was a project far bigger in scale than anything we've ever attempted before...

New Year's Eve Fireworks: Sound and Vision... Taste and Smell

David Atkinson | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
David Atkinson

The Mayor of London's New Year's Eve Firework Display was flagged as the spectacular visual extravaganza we've come to expect, but this year it was also billed as the world's first ever 'multi-sensory' firework display thanks to a partnership with Vodafone and experimental food scientists Bompas & Parr.

'Spider-Man' Knocked Unconscious

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A teenager dressed as Spider-Man was knocked unconscious by a gang of men during New Year's Eve celebrations. The 18-year-old was taken to hospital...

Body Found In Search For Man Swept Out To Sea

PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A search for a 27-year-old man swept out to sea on New Year's Eve has been called off after a body was found. The man, from Surrey, had gone for a ...

PICTURES: The Closest You'll Get Partying With Rihanna

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Rihanna has given her fans a glimpse into her New Year's Eve party that boasted the likes of British model Cara Delevingne on the guestlist. Ri-Ri...

Was Gary's BBC NYE Bash An 'Extended Advert'?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Gary Barlow's New Year's Eve show might have pulled in the biggest ratings of the night, but that hasn't stopped the Beeb being accused of giving the ...

New Year's Eve in London: What It Was Like to Be at the World's First Multi-Sensory Fireworks Show

Sara McCorquodale | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK
Sara McCorquodale

Fact: Londoners hate waiting. Tubes more than two minutes away, be damned. Slow walkers, we curse you. So, to get a Londoner to queue - to wait - for bloody hours, something extraordinary has to happen. Or the world's first multisensory fireworks display has to be happening on the Thames to bring in the New Year. Yeah, I know - what the hell's that, right?

Revellers Across Britain Brave Weather To See In 2014

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.12.2013 | UK

Millions of people have again resisted home comforts in favour of pounding wind and rain-battered streets, as revellers across the world celebrated th...

Psychologists Find the Best Way to Achieve New Year's Resolutions - Is to Not Make Any

Dr Raj Persaud | Posted 02.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Raj Persaud

New Year's resolutions commonly involve resolving to end bad habits - for example giving up alcohol or smoking. However the latest psychological research suggests that, paradoxically, trying hard to not do something, might render it more likely you will perform negative habits.

New Year's 2014 Celebrations

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.12.2013 | UK

As 2013 draws to a close, people across the world kick start their new years celebrations welcoming us into 2014. New Zealand being the first to ma...

Life's a Beach

Leila Monks | Posted 01.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Leila Monks

Life's a Beach. No really it is. Each grain of sand is a moment. Slipping through your fingers - some moments you wish you could hold onto forever.

The Torchlight Procession - Edinburgh Hogmanay 2014

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 01.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

I am a born and bred Edinburger, so I've celebrated many a New Year by taking to the streets of Edinburgh for their legendary Hogmanay celebrations. This year I decided to visit the event that takes place the night before, the iconic Torchlight Procession.

A Letter To My Teenage Self

Amy Anka | Posted 01.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Anka

In a lot of ways, I still feel like I'm her. Yet the sands of time have helped me to evolve into the person I am today. I am no longer that teenage girl. I am now a woman in her mid 30s. Where did all that time go?