Much of northern Europe has been hit by severe cold weather, with snow flurries and freezing temperatures causing power failures, traffic chaos and disrupting air travel.
In France, as in the UK, Germany and Belgium, snow led to difficult driving conditions, with many stranded on roads overnight.
Mungia, northern Spain: Adults struggled to clear the snow and while some children rushed to play outside, others helped their parents.
Mungia, northern Spain: A simple stroll through town required several layers clothing, as well as a sure footing.
On Bodmin Moor in south-west England, hundreds were stranded overnight when their cars were trapped on the roads. Many chose to spend the night in local leisure centres.
Gelsenkirchen, Germany: Some found the conditions perfect for a day out in the countryside.
While others, such as these visitors to Versailles, near Paris, refused to let conditions ruin a nice day out.