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06 November 2019 00:33

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GUY Fawkes Night is going off with a bang tonight as youngsters carry flaming barrels of tar through the streets in a traditional celebration. TOP STORIES AT THE SUN GRADE A CHANCER Student spends thousands trying to sue uni as he didn't get grade he wanted COLD AS ICE Snow 'to hit Britain this week' in coldest November of the decade 'SO IT ENDS' Paralysed cyclist posts heartbreaking decision to end life 6 years after crash DELIVER-NO Deliveroo fails to deliver KFC for birthday girl, 11, but still charges mum CHICKEN LITTLE Mum takes £4.50 Sainsbury's chicken out oven to find it's smaller than FORK MILLIONAIRE'S PLAYGROUND This £3.5m mansion has an amazing feature your kids would love Exclusive BANG FOR THEIR BUCK Women who can't resist tradesmen & have the carpet burns to prove it BLOWTORCH RAIDS Burglars using blowtorches to break into homes - here's how to stop them BOOZE CRUISE 'Typical Brit' P&O cruise passengers carry on boozing as ship's deck floods mr luck Man who won 'punching above weight' gong & £1m Lotto spends it on his autistic kids Devon's most dangerous event - the Ottery St Mary Tar Barrels - sees locals carry flaming barrels coated in tar through the town's streets ahead of the bonfire night. 22 Children from the village of Ottery St Mary in Devon carry traditional burning tar barrels through the streets Credit: PA:Press Association 22 Devon's streets saw sparks fly ahead of the bonfire night Credit: PA:Press Association A Greatest Showman-themed bonfire burns in Skinningrove, North Yorkshire Credit: PA:Press Association 22 Bonfire societies parade through the streets during traditional Bonfire Night celebrations in Lewes Credit: Getty Images - Getty 22 Tar barrels were seen bursting with flames as villagers cheered Credit: PA:Press Association 22 Participants parade through the town of Lewes in East Sussex Credit: PA:Press Association 22 Effigies of Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Leader of the House of Commons Jacob Rees-Mogg are paraded through the town Credit: Reuters 22 Lewes' streets were filled with locals as they paraded with burning crosses ahead of the bonfire night Credit: PA:Press Association 22 Many dressed up as prisoners during the parade Credit: PA:Press Association 22 Thousands of people turned out to watch the risky event Credit: PA:Press Association 22 Brexit references were made during the parade Credit: Getty Images - Getty 22 The adrenaline-filled practice harks back to the Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 Credit: PA:Press Association 22 Children also take part in the event Credit: PA:Press Association 22 Revellers' torches are thrown into the fire after being paraded through the streets of Lewes Credit: AFP or licensors 22 A fireworks display takes place ahead of a 'Greatest Showman' themed bonfire being burned in Skinningrove, North Yorkshire Credit: PA:Press Association 22 Many children dressed up and paraded earlier today with flaming torches in their hands Credit: Reuters 22 Many were seen wearing masks and pirate hats Credit: Getty Images - Getty 22 This annual celebration sees local men and women carry flaming barrels coated in tar through the town's streets Credit: PA:Press Association 22 A little girl is seen carrying a tar barrel in Devon Credit: Splash News 22 Wooden barrels (used for sherry or cider formerly) are coated in tar and set on fire Credit: Splash News 22 The 'barrel rollers' run around in the street carrying them on their backs with flames pouring out of the barrel Credit: Splash News 22 Special mitts are warn to avoid hands from being burned by the barrels Credit: Splash News 22 Hundreds of people attended the parade earlier today Credit: PA:Press Association What is Bonfire Night, who was Guy Fawkes and why did he want to blow up the Houses of Parliament?

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Guy Fawkes Night celebrations see Brits carry flaming tar barrels through streets as fireworks light up skies

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