Dunkirk veteran Garth Wright (95) with Royal Navy Wren Lauren Parsons on board the Little Ship the Princess Freda as the Little Ships arrive in Dunkirk, France, to mark the 75th anniversary of Operation Dynamo
Director Emmanuelle Bercot poses during a photocall for the film “La tete haute” out of competition before the opening of the 68th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France on Wednesday
Electricians work on the Eiffel Tower’s lightbulbs in Paris on Tuesday. The tower’s 10 000 lights are changed every four years
Alain Robert, also known as the French Spiderman, climbs the Montparnasse tower a 210-metre (689 ft) office skyscraper located in the Montparnasse area of Paris, France on Tuesday. Robert decided to climb in solidarity with the victims of the Saturday’s earthquake in Nepal.
People relax in the sun in the gardens of the Palais Royal in Paris on Wednesday
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls tests out a machine at the factory of Haulotte, which manufactures material lifting equipment, in Saint-Etienne
French Labour Minister Francois Rebsamen attends the presentation of a government plan to encourage investment at the Elysee Palace in Paris
Police and gendarmerie Alpine rescue units gather on a field as they prepare to reach the Germanwings’ crash site in the French Alps. The Airbus jet operated by Lufthansa’s budget airline crashed in a remote area at the foot of the French Alps on Tuesday, with all 150 onboard feared dead.
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
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
A large mannequin depicting the ‘king of the carnival’ is set up during preparations for the 131st carnival parade in Nice, southeast France
Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn on his way to the Lille courthouse, France, where he is on trial for aggravated pimping alongside 13 others
Bruno, a 44-year-old homeless man, poses in one of the terminals at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport in Roissy in the northeastern suburbs of Paris on Wednesday
Policemen detain a topless Femen activist after she jumped in front of the car carrying former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn upon his arrival for his trial in Lille, northern France, on Tuesday
A man adds the final touches to a giant figure of Mick Jagger during preparations for the 131st Nice carnival parade in the south of France
The Bonhams car and moto auction on Wednesday in Grand Palais in Paris. Bonhams is the largest auction house to hold scheduled sales of classic and vintage motor cars, motorcycles and car memorabilia
A model presents a creation by French designer Julien Fournie as part of his Haute Couture Spring Summer 2015 fashion show in Paris
A model wears a creation by Japanese fashion designer Yusuke Takahashi for Issey Miyake’s men’s fall-winter 2015-16 fashion collection presented in Paris, France
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Traffic is held up as snow ploughs clean the A7 highway near Valence, in southeast France
A suspect in a hostage taking situation raises his arms in the air as he is detained by members of special French RAID forces outside the post offices in Colombes outside Paris.