12 February 2014
Last updated at 08:04 ET
Actress Glenn Close arrives at Government House in Montevideo to meet Uruguayan President Jose Mujica. Ms Close is in the country to deliver a speech at an art, mental health and citizenship conference.
Nathan, a bloodhound, competes in the Best in Show category at the Westminster Dog Show in New York.
Staff members of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) place photographs of awards attendees on seats at the Royal Opera House in London.
Seven-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift concluded the European leg of her RED tour at London's O2 Arena, playing to a capacity crowd of more than 15,500 fans.
Riders out on their horses on the hilltops near Leyburn, North Yorkshire, as further snow is forecast for high ground around the UK.
A couple take a selfie before a mass wedding ceremony at the CheongShim Peace World Center in Gapyeong, South Korea. Around 2,500 South Korean and foreign couples exchanged or reaffirmed marriage vows in the Unification Church's mass wedding.
Switzerland's Dominique Gisin and Slovenia's Tina Maze made history in the women's downhill skiing by becoming the first athletes ever to share Winter Olympics gold. Gisin made the early running, clocking one minute, 41.57 seconds, before Maze recorded exactly the same time in Sochi.
Spectators shield their eyes from the sun with cardboard visors as they watch aerial displays at the Singapore Airshow.