Edinburgh’s world-famous New Year’s Eve fireworks and street party have been cancelled this year over coronavirus fears. Photo: AP
Edinburgh’s world-famous New Year’s Eve fireworks and street party have been cancelled this year over coronavirus fears. Photo: AP

Scotland cancels public New Year’s Eve events as new coronavirus curbs announced

  • Edinburgh has one of the world’s most famous Hogmanay street parties, drawing thousands of foreign tourists as well as local people
  • First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said public celebrations would be cancelled as she set out plans for post-Christmas restrictions to try to slow the spread of the Omicron variant

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Edinburgh’s world-famous New Year’s Eve fireworks and street party have been cancelled this year over coronavirus fears. Photo: AP
Edinburgh’s world-famous New Year’s Eve fireworks and street party have been cancelled this year over coronavirus fears. Photo: AP
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