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Mike Ashley, billionaire and founder of Sports Direct International Plc, places his wallet and a wad of 50 pound banknotes as he demonstrates the security checking procedures during a tour of the company’s warehouse following the company’s annual general meeting (AGM) at their headquarters in Shirebrook, U.K
Participants re-enact the 1812 Battle of Borodino between Russia and the invading French army during anniversary celebrations near Moscow, Russia
A firefighter works on a wildfire on the coastline next to a residential area in Benitachell, near Javea, in Valencia province, Spain. Hundreds of houses were affected by flames and around 1400 people had to be evacuated from their houses yesterday at the resort areas of Javea and Benitachell, due to the intense heat, strong winds and the dense vegetation in the area.
People look at a wildfire burning nearby Benitachel village, eastern Spain. Spanish firefighters are still working to bring under control a forest blaze near Valencia that forced the evacuation of around 1,000 people
French business owners and locals blockade the main road into the Port of Calais as they wait the arrival of a convoy of trucks protesting against The Jungle migrant camp in Calais, France. Local people and business owners are taking part in the protest, dubbed Operation Escargot, calling for The Jungle camp at the French port to be demolished
Volunteers collect wastes on the Mer de Glace glacier in Chamonix-Mont Blanc, French Alpes, on Friday during the annual clean-up operation following the summer season
A resident clears out the hash vending stalls in the Freetown Christiania neighbourhood of Copenhagen
A general view after earthquake that levelled the town in Amatrice, central Italy
Acrobats rehearsing their performance at the stand of the German ‘Busch und Jaeger’ household electronics company at the international consumer electronics fair IFA, on the day before the fair’s opening in Berlin, Germany on Thursday
Cadets of the Russian Nakhimov Naval Academy attend a ceremony at the start of the school year known as ‘Day of Knowledge’ in St Petersburg, Russia on Thursday
Syrian refugees who have found asylum in Germany are at the launch of a program to train Syrians in construction at the education centre of the engineer forces of the German army Bundeswehr in Ingolstadt. The program is aimed at helping those who will perhaps one day return to Syria to help in the war-torn country’s reconstruction, but also to give them training to help them find jobs in the construction sector in Germany.
Crowds of people throw tomatoes at each other, during the annual “Tomatina”, tomato fight fiesta, in the village of Bunol, 50 kilometres outside Valencia, Spain
A firefighter lowers a statue of Jesus rescued in the town of Amatrice following the earthquake that levelled the town in central Italy.