. Skiers and snowboarders dressed as Santa take a run at the Sunday River ski resort in Newry, Maine. Skiers with full Santa outfits got free lift tickets for donating $15 to the Sunday River Community Fund.
. A visitor takes pictures inside the Castle of Sammezzano, which had been closed for years, during a special opening to the public of the palazzo in Leccio, Province of Florence, Italy. The palazzo in Tuscany was first built in 1605 has 365 rooms decorated in Moorish Revival architectural style.
. A man wades through flood water on a residential street in Carlisle, Britain. British police have declared a major incident in northern England after prolonged heavy rain caused widespread flooding and forced emergency services to evacuate residents from their homes.
. Miami Dolphins defensive end Derrick Shelby smiles as he scores a touchdown after intercepting the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Dolphins defeated the Ravens 15 – 13.
. An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man lights candles on the first night of Hanukkah in Jerusalem's Mea Shearim neighborhood.
. Turkish riot police use water cannon to disperse protestors from Diyarbakir's historical Sur district which has been placed under a curfew. More than a week after prominent Kurdish lawyer Tahir Elci was killed in broad daylight in a street in southeastern Turkey's main city, the Turkish authorities appear no closer to solving the crime amid bitter recriminations over who was to blame.
. Iranian migrants who have been stranded at the Greek-Macedonian border warm themselves next to a makeshift fire at the northern Greek border station of Idomeni. About 2,000 people remain stuck on the Greek side of the border, the Greek authorities said Sunday as Macedonia and other Balkan countries refuse to let them through, considering them economic migrants.
. A petrol bomb explodes next to a riot police officer during clashes with hooded youth following an anniversary rally marking the 2008 police shooting of 15-year-old student, Alexandros Grigoropoulos, in Athens, Greece.
. Six-week-old male white Bengal tiger cubs are covered with blankets to keep them warm at a zoo in the Black Sea resort of Yalta. A rare white Bengal tiger cub has died of the cold in Crimea amid a two-week power blackout, the zoo's director said Friday. Zoo employees have been struggling to keep all the animals warm, he said, adding that other animals are still in danger while the zoo was waiting for a replacement generator to arrive Saturday from Moscow.
. Beams of light are visible atop the Eiffel Tower, as part of a light installation entitled 'Human Energy' by artist Yann Toma drawing attention to human-generated power, on the sidelines of the COP21 Climate Conference, in Paris. The 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) is held in Paris from Nov. 30 to Dec. 11 aimed at reaching an international agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions and curtail climate change.