Home World Scotland Welcome 2018 WorldScotland Welcome 2018 By bbc world - January 1, 2018 9 0 Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter tweet Scotland has been celebrating Hogmanay and the coming of the new year. Image copyright Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Image caption One of the largest public celebrations took place in Edinburgh Image copyright Ian Linton Image caption In Peebles, about 1,500 people took part in the town’s traditional torchlight procession Image copyright Getty Images Image caption At the stroke of midnight, the traditional event with fireballs began in Stonehaven Image copyright Edinburgh’s Hogmanay Image caption Drummers led the celebrations in the capital Image copyright Duncan Kirkhope Image caption Fireworks featured in many events, including here at Stirling Castle Image copyright Ian Linton Image caption The Peebles procession had been under threat until local businesses came forward with financial support Image copyright Ian Georgeson Image caption Up to 75,000 people joined the singing of Auld Lang Syne at the conclusion of the Edinburgh street party All images are copyright. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Scotland ‘Despicable’ Govanhill attacker hid weapon in bag Wales Brexit: Carwyn Jones ‘has a duty to work in a positive manner’ Wales Chepstow Hospital dementia ward closure plans ‘disturbing’ LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. Stay connected0FansLike65,481FollowersFollow4,686SubscribersSubscribe Latest article Dolores O’Riordan: Hundreds queue in rain to pay respects bbc world - January 21, 2018 0 The Cranberries singer lies in repose in her home city of Limerick, where hundreds have gathered. Staff member threatened by man with knife in Rutherglen bbc world - January 21, 2018 0 The robbery happened at a petrol station in Rutherglen in the early hours of Sunday. ‘Despicable’ Govanhill attacker hid weapon in bag bbc world - January 21, 2018 0 Police believe the man used a glass bottle in the attack, which may have left his victim permanently scarred.