at 07: 20 PM: Australia’s metropolis, Sydney has welcomed the new year with a spectacular fireworks display – with a small flaw: The organizers have the year wrong. On one of the pillars of the harbour bridge during the fireworks, the words “Happy New Year 2018” Shine. Photos of the mishap spread rapidly in the social media, accompanied by mocking comments.

“In Sydney it’s still 2018, I’m going to bed now,” wrote a Twitter user. Another tweeted: “Oh dear, this horrible year never end!”

the organizers of The many-million-Euro spectacle showed on Tuesday, a bit contrite about the error, advised but, the thing is not too serious to take. “Of course we did not like that,” said fireworks organiser, Anna McInerny. “But we laughed about it. These things happen, the Show goes on.”

knife attacks in Manchester and Hamburg

Tuesday, 01. January 2019, 07.10 PM: In the case of a knife attack in the Central railway station in the English city of Manchester have been injured, on Monday evening, three people. A man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, as the British Transport Police said. The Background was indeed initially unclear, but in an Anti-terrorist unit took over the investigation.

A woman and a man, both between 50 and 60 years old, with stab wounds to the abdomen and sometimes also on the face have been hospitalized. A police officer had been dismissed treated for a stab wound to the shoulder, but back from the hospital, it said in a statement. The injuries were not life-threatening.

The incident had happened in a train station Manchester Victoria in the centre of the city. A according to eye witnesses, stabbed the attacker on a Tram platform, with a large kitchen knife on his victims, but was overwhelmed quickly by rushing to the scene, police officers using pepper spray and a stun gun. In a short Video that the BBC showed, was to see how multiple officers pin a man to the ground. According to the newspaper “Manchester Evening News” reported eye witnesses, the attacker was called “Allah”, that was the first, but no confirmation. AFP

attack in Hamburg

in Hamburg, it came to a knife attack. the A man was attacked on new year’s eve in a dispute at a suburban train station with a knife and seriously injured. According to eye witnesses, it was previously on the S-Bahn station Hammerbrook come to a dispute between several men, said a spokesman for the police on Monday evening. One of them was with a knife heavy and in a hospital hurt. The identities of the parties Involved and the backgrounds were still unclear. Daniel Bockwoldt/dpa

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