Not so good elsewhere.
From Crispian Balmer at Reuters.
It said police detained 549 people overnight, compared with 288 in 2009 New Year celebrations. However, unlike in previous years, there were no direct clashes between police and youths. "The few disturbances that did take place were brought swiftly under control," the ministry said in a statement.
"Youths." A curious euphemism. Something important is being left unsaid in that little article.
"move along, move along, nothing to see here, move along. . . ."