Australia sees in the New Year with its legendary firework display over Sydney

Sydney began its iconic firework display paying homage to musicians Prince and David Bowie at 1pm GMT  It came shortly after Tonga, Samoa and Christmas Island, Kiribati, who started their celebrations at 10am GMT Terror threats mean many celebrations around the world will have increased security to make people feel safe North Korea, South Korea, Russia, Hong…

How to pick the right Caribbean paradise for YOU 

Sponsored by Sandals By Marc Jackson for MailOnline Stretches of fine, golden sand, bath-warm water so clear you can’t stop staring at it and the odd celeb or 20 – the Caribbean has always been a slice of heaven. From the chic party island of Barbados to the laid-back romanticism of St. Lucia, there is…

London Paddington passengers unaware station is shut until next week

Christmas getaway continues as millions of Britons hit the roads, rails and airports, going home or on holiday But stricken motorists are facing long delays as the M1 was closed due to a major accident this morning  Incident in the Eurotunnel left people heading across the channel facing delays following a technical fault No trains…