Italy’s Michele Scarponi rests in a team car as he waits for the rest of the Astana team with overall leader Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali, to go for a training on the second rest day of the Tour de France cycling race in Lignan-sur-Orb, southern France, on Monday.
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Members of the Serpentine Swimming Club enjoy an early morning swim in Serpentine lake in Hyde Park on Monday.
Russia’s Sofiya Velikaya (R) and Lee Ra-jin of South Korea compete during their women’s sabre qualification event at the World Fencing Championships in Kazan on Friday
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A Filipino boy carries a fish washed up by floods at a lake in Muntinlupa city, south of Manila, Philippines, on Friday. It follows the strongest storm to hit the Philippines this year, typhoon Rammasun, which killed 60 people and left nearly 2m in the capital and eastern provinces without power.
An emergency worker walks at the site of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 plane crash near Grabovo in the Donetsk region. Flight MH17 came down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, killing all 295 people aboard and sharply raising the stakes in a conflict between Kiev and pro-Moscow rebels in which Russia and the west back opposing sides.
Tower of London’s longest serving Yeoman Warder plants the first poppy in major centenary commemoration of the First World War.
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Protesters set fire to crates of peaches from Spanish trucks during a demonstration at a toll bridge on the A9 motorway near Perpignan in the south of France against the low price of imported fruit Read more
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Gilbert and George (left) sit in front of ‘City Lights’, which will feature in the Gilbert and George: Scapegoating Pictures for London exhibition at the White Cube gallery in Bermondsey
Young surfers, nicknamed ‘grommets’ in local surfing parlance, wait for their friends to finish a post-sunset session on the waves off Wanda Beach in Sydney
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A Pro-Russian militant kisses members of his family who leave for Russia on in Donetsk. EU leaders meet on Wednesday to decide on new sanctions against Russia and pro-Moscow separatists in east Ukraine as Kiev raises fears of an imminent invasion by thousands of Russian troops.