4 February 2014
Last updated at 12:57
Krystian Herba, a Polish extreme cyclist celebrates at the top of Eureka Tower in Melbourne, Australia. Herba jumped up 2,919 steps on his bicycle in 1 hour 45 minutes without supporting himself with his hands or feet to set a new Guinness World Record.
A woman listens to protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban as he addresses his supporters in central Bangkok. Thai election officials have warned that it could take several weeks to re-stage voting in areas where Sunday's election was disrupted by protesters.
A gun salute in Colombo forms part of Sri Lanka's celebrations of its 66th Independence Day. Sri Lanka obtained independence from British rule in 1948.
An athlete trains during Snowboard Slopestyle practice at Rosa Khutor Mountain ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia.
Britain's Chancellor George Osborne greets the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, to 11 Downing Street in London.
Chelsea's defenders block a shot during their English Premier League football match against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium. Chelsea won 1-0 and became the first team to do the double over Manchester City in the Premier League since Everton in 2010-11.
Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt takes pictures during a joint news briefing with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif (not pictured) in Tehran, Iran.
Blizzards in Slovenia have left one in four homes without power, with heavy snow and ice bringing down electricity lines and trees. Some areas around Postojna, 40km (24 miles) south of the capital, Ljubljana, have been without electricity for four days and the armed forces have been brought in to help restore power.
A hot air balloon provides a view of the temples as it hovers over Bagan in Burma, also known as Myanmar.