French President Francois Hollande, King Willem Alexander, and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands look at a Rembrandt painting, Portrait of Marten Soolmans, during a visit at the Louvre Museum in Paris, France
Employes, workers and students demonstrate in Marseille, southern France. France’s transport unions and youth organisations hold strikes, amid anger over proposed labour law changes
Workers and police officers clear part of the ‘jungle’ migrant camp on in Calais, France. The French authorities have begun dismantling part of the migrant encampment in the northern French town of Calais and relocating people to purpose-built accommodation nearby
France’s Prime Minister Manuel Valls (C) flanked by French Agriculture Minister Stephane Le Foll (L) and French Senate Didier Guillaume (R) laughs at a meeting during his visit the ‘Salon de l’Agriculture’ in Paris
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Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy (C) arrives at the Pole Financier (the financial section of Paris court house) in the French capital, to be heard in the investigation of false invoices in the “Bygmalion affair”, a corruption scandal centred on claims that his party paid some of his campaign expenses in 2012 to get around strict spending limits.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls (C), French Agriculture minister and Government spokesperson Stephane Le Foll (L) and French Economy and Industry minister Emmanuel Macron talk to journalists after a meeting amid a crisis in France’s agricultural sector in Paris. French farmers have carried out a string of demonstrations for nearly two weeks against the falling prices of their products, demanding structural measures to strengthen price rates.
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Waves break against the Boulogne-sur-mer harbour pier, France
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Rescue workers control the cable on the 164-meter (538-foot) cargo ship”Modern Express”as it is towed while it drifted off the coast of France. Rescuers have begun towing a cargo ship that had been adrift for five days in southwest France
Anti-riot policemen stand next to a fire during a taxi drivers demonstration against the VTC (transport vehicle with chauffeur) on Tuesday at porte Maillot in Paris
A model wears a creation for Schiaparelli’s Spring-Summer 2016 Haute Couture fashion collection, presented in Paris, France
A man walks in a makeshift camp known as “the jungle” in Calais. The residents of the camp in the northern French port of Calais are in a desperate race to save their makeshift homes from the bulldozers. Local authorities warned them earlier this week that they had just a few days to clear hundreds of shanties made from wooden planks and tarpaulin from the edge of the road that borders the camp.
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Armed French police patrol near the Boulevard de Barbes in the north of Paris on Thursday in Paris, France. French police have shot dead a man as he attempted to gain access to a Paris police station whilst brandishing a knife. The incident comes on the first anniversary of the Charlie Hebdo terrorist attacks
Workers remove fish from inside a lock on the canal Saint Martin in Paris on Tuesday before a drainage and cleaning operation
People prepare to swim in the Mediterranean Sea on the French Riviera city of Nice, southeastern France on Friday
Participants hold a long red sheet during a demonstration within the COP21 to ask leaders to fight climate change during the COP21 World Climate Change Conference 2015 in Le Bourget, north of Paris, France, on Friday
Demonstrators from NGO Oxfam wear big heads of world leaders, US President Barack Obama, Chinese President Xi Jinping, French President Francois Hollande, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, in front of the COP21 conference center in Le Bourget, north of Paris, France on Thursday
Activists from Greenpeace stage a protest in front of a two-story-high, mechanically operated polar bear called Aurora into the conference venue, to represent everyone hoping in the next 72 hours during the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference in Le Bourget, north of Paris, France, Wednesday
French riot police push back protestors during a demonstration in front of the Grand Palais in Paris, France, on Friday
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Migrants run as police fired tear gas into the entrance to the camp known as the ‘New Jungle’ in Calais, France
Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) shakes hands with U.S. President Barack Obama as they meet during the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France.