New Year fireworks' display enters Guinness book of records.

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Dubai saw in 2014 in unforgettable style with its successful attempt to achieving the world record for the largest ever fireworks display. Ten months in planning, over 500,000 fireworks were ignited during the display, which lasted around six minutes. Guinness World Records adjudicators were on hand in the emirate to confirm that a new record had been set. Covering a distance of over 94km (61.6 miles) of the city's seafront, the display incorporated some of Dubai's top landmarks, including the Palm Jumeirah. The spectacles final salvo of fireworks created an...

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