London New Year’s Eve fireworks cancelled, says Sadiq Khan

London mayor confirms that display will not go ahead as normal because of coronavirus

The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has confirmed that the capital’s New Year’s Eve fireworks display will not be taking place this year.

About 100,000 people usually attend the annual celebration of the start of the new year in central London but Khan told LBC radio he could not allow people to congregate in the same way because of coronavirus, so the event would take place in a different format.

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