Prince William carries a 'casualty' during an exercise at Holyhead mountain in Wales. He's spending two weeks training with the RAF mountain rescue team as work experience.
Nearly 1,500 Santas gather in Edinburgh to start the Great Scottish Santa Run covering a 1.5km circuit.
Divers get friendly with the residents as they install Christmas nativity figures in a shark aquarium at Madrid zoo.
A chef puts finishing touches on a chocolate Christmas tree on display at a hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. The tree was measured at 5.40 meters (17.72 feet) high and used 200 kgs (440 pounds) of chocolate from Switzerland to make it!
One-year-old black jaguar Mowgli was brought to Edinburgh zoo from France as part of a breeding programme to protect the endangered species.
This painting of a scene from Finding Nemo is part of a new exhibition, Pixar: 20 Years of Animation, at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.