wind northern ireland
A man walks through sea foam whipped up by storms in the town of Portstewart on the Irish coastCathal McNaughton/Reuters
Lebanon snow
A boy plays with a dog on a snow-covered abandoned vehicle in the border town of Kafr Shuba, south Lebanon, after a storm buffeted the Middle East with blizzards, rain and strong windsAli Hashisho/Reuters
snow middle east
Icicles hang from the roof of a house in the Hacibayram district of Ankara, TurkeyUmit Bektas/Reuters
middle east floods
A member of Palestinian Civil Defence carries a boy after he was evacuated from his family's house after it was flooded by heavy rain in Rafah in the southern Gaza StripIbraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters
Charlie Hebdo
Artists on a beach in Mumbai make a sand sculpture in tribute to the victims of a shooting by gunmen at the offices of French satirical weekly Charlie HebdoDanish Siddiqui/Reuters
paris supermarket siege
Members of the French police forces take positions by the kosher grocery store near Porte de Vincennes in ParisEric Feferberg/AFP
paris supermarket siege
French police arrest young people on a scooter as they arrive near the scene of a hostage-taking event at a kosher supermarket in eastern ParisYoussef Boudlal/Reuters
Charlie Hebdo helicopter
A police helicopter flies over Dammartin-en-Goele during the manhunt for the gunmen who burst into the office of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, killing staff members and two policemenJoel Saget/AFP
charlie hebdo cartoonist
Charlie Hebdo cartoonist Luz arrives to attend a meeting for editorial staff of the satirical weekly and Liberation in ParisBertrand Guay/AFP
pothole truck
People look at a truck that got stuck in a sinkhole on a road in Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, ChinaReuters
Swarovski Mercedes
A Mercedes-Benz decorated with more than 300,000 Swarovski crystals is seen on display at the Tokyo Auto Salon 2015Keith Tsuji/Getty Images
dakar rally
Leeroy Poulter and Robert Howie of the Toyota Imperial Team South Africa compete during day five of the Dakar Rally between Copiapo and Antofagasta, Chile Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images
cricket david warner
Australia's David Warner jumps to avoid running into a television camera while trying to catch the ball during the fourth day's play in the fourth test against India at the Sydney Cricket GroundDavid Gray/Reuters
cricket drone seagull
A seagull swoops at a Sky TV drone covering the cricket on day five of the second international Test cricket match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at the Basin Reserve in WellingtonMarty Melville/AFP
sun
A seagull flies past a lamp during sunset in LondonStefan Wermuth/Reuters
Je Suis Charlie
A demonstrator holds pencils in tribute to the victims of a shooting at the offices of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, during a rally in Niteroi, Rio de JaneiroRicardo Moraes/Reuters
Je Suis Charlie
Candles are seen in front of a banner that reads "I am Charlie" during a minute of silence at the French Embassy in Hanoi, VietnamKham/Reuters
lucioles
People gather in front of the Pont du Gard Roman aqueduct decorated with fire and lights during the Nuit des Lucioles, an event to celebrate the 30th anniversary of it becoming a Unesco World Heritage Site, in Vers-Pont-du-Gard, southern FranceSylvain Thomas/AFP
fire drill
Members of an emergency rescue team carry a mock victim as they participate in a drill simulating a fire incident at a Sinopec oil field in Puyang, Henan province, ChinaChina Daily/Reuters
us weather
Snow cover and clouds from the Great Lakes to the Mid-Atlantic are seen in an image from Nasa's Suomi NPP satellite. An Arctic air blast from Canada hit the US Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast, with many parts experiencing minus 10 Fahrenheit (minus 23 Celsius)Nasa/Reuters
snow middle east
Ishaq Abu Romeileh, a 65-year-old Palestinian man, swims in a pond covered in ice in the West Bank town of HebronHazem Bader/AFP
Black Nazarene Philippines
A huge crowd of devotees try to touch the religious icon of Jesus the Black Nazarene during the annual religious procession in ManilaTed Aljibe/AFP
ballet rats
Estonian National Ballet members perform during a rehearsal of The Nutcracker by Tchaikovsky at the Maestranza Theatre in SevilleMarcelo del Pozo/Reuters