1 of 8 Here is our weekly selection of the best photographs sent in by BBC News website users. We start this week with a picture sent in by Paul O'Connor and taken by fellow skier Martin Pressick at Courchevel in the French Alps.
2 of 8 Libor Vojacek: "A picture of daily life in Romania."
3 of 8 John Jordon: "I took this picture from a Viking Line cruise ship crossing the Finnish archipelago."
4 of 8 Jackie Stirling: "I was driving home to Glenrothes, and the contrast between the dark sky and the snowy field caught my eye. As I stopped to take a shot of it, the sun's rays just broke through the clouds. They were gone in a few seconds."
5 of 8 Iain A Gilroy: "Andy Rae took this picture of me jumping for joy at the fact that there was enough snow for skiing at Glencoe."
6 of 8 Gilead Moiseyev: "My friend took this picture of my three-year-old daughter during a very rainy weekend in northern Galilee - unfortunately rather rare nowadays. The rain suddenly stopped and we all went out for a stroll and some pool-splashing fun."
7 of 8 Carl Matthews: "This picture was taken on a quiet tranquil morning, everything was peaceful and the water so clear. The edge of Glencoe village can be seen in the background across from Loch Leven."
8 of 8 Peter Moore: "This was taken by my sister Tamsin as I take advantage of an empty beach deserted after a storm in St. Lucia."