8 January 2014
Last updated at 12:50
Krzysztof Holowczyc and Konstantin Zhiltsov, of Poland, drive their Mini on day two of the Dakar Rally, in the dunes of Nihuil, Argentina. The photograph, by Dean Mouhtaropoulos, has been altered with a digital filter.
Jeff Boleman tries the Epson Moverio BT-200 smart glasses at the International Computer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, where wearable tech is one of the big themes.
Newly recruited members of the Yemeni military police force exercise at their barracks in Sanaa.
Kite-flyers from different countries converged on Mumbai in India for the International Kite Festival.
Monty Python fans take part in the International Silly Walk Day in Brno, Czech Republic. More than 100 fans in costumes presented their silly walk, based on a sketch by Monty Python.
Tim Green, of Sydney, Australia, exercises alongside the sculpture Wood Line by Andy Goldsworthy in a eucalyptus grove in The Presidio in San Francisco.
A clothing store employee prepares her store window with discount signs in Paris as the winter sales get under way.
In Hong Kong, 20,647 pieces of sushi were used to create a record-breaking mosaic.
Ian Berry paddles a canoe along his driveway after the River Thames flooded in Chertsey. Another band of heavy rain is due to hit parts of the UK on Wednesday, bringing a further risk of flooding in the coming days.