Today in Pictures, Jan 8, 2021

A man swims in a pool cut in a frozen lake in China, the London Eye tourist attraction is illuminated in blue light to celebrate to work of key workers, and other pictures from around the world in Today in Pictures.

This aerial view shows a man swimming in a pool cut in a frozen lake in Shenyang, in China's north-eastern Liaoning province on Jan 7, 2021. PHOTO: AFP
People throw hot water into the air, which instantly condenses into ice crystals amid temperatures of minus 27 degrees Celsius, in Shenyang in northeastern China's Liaoning province on Jan 8, 2021. PHOTO: AFP
Pedestrians, wearing protective masks against COVID-19, stand in strong wind in Tokyo, Japan, Jan 7, 2021. PHOTO: REUTERS
Commuters wearing protective masks, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, make their way at Shinagawa station in Tokyo, Japan, Jan 8, 2021. PHOTO: REUTERS
An aerial view shows cars driving on a street in a snow-covered landscape at the Nordhelle mountain near Meinerzhagen, western Germany, on Jan 7, 2021. PHOTO: AFP
Competitors ride during the Stage 5 of the Dakar Rally 2021 between Riyadh and Buraydah in Saudi Arabia, on Jan 7, 2021. PHOTO: AFP
Worshippers pray to an icon as they depart following a service of the Nativity of Christ Liturgy in the Serbian Orthodox Church of the Holy Prince Lazar in Bournville, Birmingham, central England on Jan 7, 2021. Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas according to the Julian calendar where Christmas Day falls on Jan 7. The Lazarica church, dedicated to the Holy Prince Lazar, is the first purpose-built Serbian Orthodox church constructed in the UK and is decorated in a 14th Century Byzantine-Morava artistic style. PHOTO: AFP
The London Eye tourist attraction is illuminated in blue light to celebrate to work of key workers, and those in Britain's NHS (National Health Service), in London on Jan 7, 2021, as Britain continues its third national lockdown to stem the spread of COVID-19. PHOTO: AFP

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