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British man killed as firework explodes at new year party in Thailand

‘Devastating news ... we’ve lost a gorgeous soul,’ says friend of motorsport fan

How legalising MDMA could stop needless drug-related deaths

As someone who’s been fighting for reform for over 20 years, I know a regulated market and a deeper understanding of substances would go a long way towards mitigating the risks

14 bottles of fizz for a fabulous New Year’s Eve

If Christmas has left you out of booze, Terry Kirby has the low down on the high street buys you need to celebrate with

Nile Rodgers and Chic were sensational at BBC's New Year celebrations

Rodgers pays tribute to a gigantic body of work by performing his biggest and best hits

Mariah Carey forced to 'rough it' for New Year's Eve performance

Pop star was forced to be 'like everyone else' and suffer without a hot beverage

Spectacular fireworks light up UK to celebrate New Year

Thousands gather under tight security in British cities to enjoy celebrations

Man shouting 'bomb!' at Berlin's New Year's Eve celebrations arrested

Celebrations in German capital under high security just weeks after attack on Christmas market