North Korean leader Kim Jong-un expressed his "great satisfaction" after visiting the country's first ski resort for New Year.
During the visit he rode on one of the new chair lifts at the luxury Masik Pass Ski Resort in Wonsan, in the east of the country.
Kim Jong-un, who studied in the Swiss capital Berne and is believed to have enjoyed skiing in the Alps, also looked around a hotel and rental shops at the resort.
More top news
Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has claimed discovery of the Japanese battleship Musashi that was sunk by the US Navy in 1945.
Friday will be mostly dry with sunny spells for much of the UK. Temperatures will be mild across the country.
Some famous Liberal Democrat names will be fighting for their political lives in the election, now just over two months away.