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Lorries parked on both carriageways of the M20 in Ashford, Kent, as Operation Stack remains in place due to industrial action in Calais on what is predicted to be the hottest day of the year so far.
Pensioners line up outside a National Bank branch in Athens, Greece. Bank branches around Greece are open today to allow pensioners to receive a small part of their benefits.
Municipal workers examine the bottom of the Kura River after water was released from the dam in downtown Tbilisi, Georgia on Tuesday. Recent flooding, triggered by torrential rains, killed at least 19 people, destroyed houses and tore up roads
A young boy walks between fountains, in Nice, southeastern France, Tuesday. Temperatures in the area rose to 30 degrees Celsius (86 Fahrenheit)
Pensioners waiting outside a closed National Bank branch and hoping to get their pensions, argue with a bank employee through a closed door in Iraklio on the island of Crete.
A woman pulling a shopping cart reacts outside a closed Eurobank branch in Athens. Greece closed its banks and imposed capital controls on Sunday to check the growing strains on its crippled financial system, bringing the prospect of being forced out of the euro into plain sight.
Workers are seen at a coke plant in the town of Avdiyivka near Donetsk, eastern Ukraine. Situated close to the ‘contact line’ between Ukrainian government forces and well-armed rebels, the plant has been hit multiple times by rockets from both sides
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II greets members of the public as she walks across the Pariser Platz square in Berlin, Germany. Queen Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh are on their fifth state visit to Germany
Migrants continue to try and board lorries bound for the United Kingdom in Calais, France. Many migrants are camped in Calais on the side of the motorways as they attempt to board trucks stuck in slow moving traffic in the hope of making it into the UK
Migrants are seen in a make shift camp known as the ‘New Jungle’ on Thursday in Calais, France. Many migrants are camped in Calais on the side of the motorways as they attempt to board trucks stuck in slow moving traffic in the hope of making it into the UK
Llorenc Gomez of Spain kicks the ball next to Simone Marinai of Italy during their group stage beach football match at the 1st European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Migrants sit on the deck of the Belgian navy vessel Godetia after they were saved at sea during a search and rescue mission off the Libyan coast
French Search and Intervention Brigades (BRI – Brigade de recherche et d’intervention) policemen officers take part in a training exercice at the Bibliotheque Nationale de France in Paris.
The constellation of three planets: the Moon, Jupiter and Venus are seem in the sky from the Mogyorosi viewpoint near Salgotarjan, Hungary
Members of the Allied army practice their square formation to counter cavalry charges on Friday in Waterloo, Belgium. Around 5000 historical re-enactors will amass this evening to stage the 1st battle re-enactment, the ‘French attack’, in front of around 200,000 spectators from around the world