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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras listen to their countries’ national anthems upon his arrival for talks at the Chancellery on Monday in Berlin, Germany
Helpers in boats lead swans from their wintering grounds back to the Alster river in Hamburg, northern Germany. Around 120 swans were moved from their ice-free winter home back to the city centre
The ‘Frecce Tricolori’ Italian Air Force acrobatic squad flies over Rome on Tuesday to mark the 154th anniversary of the Italian Unification in 1861
A man stands between two trolleys loaded with bags containing his clothes and personal belongings outside the entrance of Fiumicino airport in Rome
A homeless man sleeps under a graffiti in central Athens. Greece and its international creditors prepare to kick off fiscal talks in Athens on Thursday, breaking a six-week impasse on how to extend the country’s huge EU-IMF bailout and restore the flow of loans to avert a state cash shortage.
Steam rises at night from the cooling towers of the Electricité de France (EDF) nuclear power station in Dampierre-en-Burly
Protesters gather in central Brussels during a trade unions meeting on Wednesday. Several thousand public and private sector workers, employees and trade union members demonstrated over austerity measures undertaken by the Belgian government.
Models present creations by Indian designer Manish Arora as part of his Autumn/Winter 2015/2016 women’s ready-to-wear collection during Paris Fashion Week on Thursday
A resident observes the flooded landscape near the River Ebro, in Quinto de Ebro, near to Zaragoza, northern Spain on Tuesday. Heavy rain has led to flooding in northern regions over the past few days, especially in Navarra provinces and Aragon
A man is rescued from flood waters in the old city in Tudela, northern Spain on Friday. Heavy rain has caused flooding in northern regions over the past few days, especially in Navarra province
Members of the German parliament vote on financial help for Greece at the German parliament, the Bundestag in Berlin on Friday. Germany‘s Parliament overwhelmingly approved the four-month extension of Greece’s financial bailout on Friday, despite unease over the new government in Athens. Lawmakers voted 542-32 to back the bailout extension. There were 13 abstentions.
Patrick Kueng from Switzerland in action during the last men’s downhill training run of the Alpine Skiing World Cup in Garmisch-Partenkirchen on Friday
Tourists walk through the Attalos arcade in Athens, past the ancient marble head of Greek historian Herodotus
A guest wearing a Moschino cap leaves after the unveiling of the Max Mara women’s autumn-winter 2015-16 collection in Milan
German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a news conference with the prime minister of Sweden Stefan Lofven after a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany
Richard Freitag of Germany soars through the air during his training jump in the men’s large hill individual ski jumping event at the Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun on Tuesday
Huge waves crash on the San Esteban de Pravia seafront in the northern Spanish region of Asturias on Tuesday
A woman passes by graffiti in central Athens on Friday. Germany and Greece face off in yet another eurozone meeting in search of a last minute bailout compromise
A migrant and her son leave the immigration centre through a fence on the southern Italian island of Lampedusa on Thursday. Hundreds of thousands of migrants have arrived in southern Italy in unsafe boats, their departure from Libya facilitated by people smugglers operating freely in conditions of near-anarchy
The Hong Kong team, including Pang Yao, Yang Qianyu, Leung Bo Yee and Meng Zhao Juan, competes during the women’s team pursuit qualifying race at the UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, near Paris on Wednesday