The pack climbs towards Glandon pass during the nineteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 204.5 km. The stage started in Bourg-d’Oisans and finishes in Le Grand-Bornand, France, on Friday. Read more
Visitors to the seafront in the French southeastern city of Nice look on as parasailers raise a smile, on Wednesday
Christopher Froome of the UK, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey, and Spain’s Alberto Contador, right, speed down the Manse pass on the final stretch of the 168km sixteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race which started in Vaison-la-Romaine and finished in Gap, France, on Tuesday.
The sun sets over Mont Saint-Michel, a Unesco world heritage site in western France
Team Cannondale leads the chase of the first pack for their sprinter Peter Sagan of Slovakia, last in line in the best sprinter’s green jersey, during the seventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 205.5 kilometers (128.5 miles) with start in Montpellier and finish in Albi, southern France. Centre is Daryl Impey of South Africa, wearing the overall leader’s yellow jersey.
Students react after viewing the results of the baccalauréat exam (high school graduation exam), on Friday at Arago high school in Paris. About 665,000 candidates for the baccalauréat 2013, whatever is their sector – general, technological or professional – will learn if they are straight off received, stuck or convened to the catching up.
Members of the European parliament take part in a voting session in Strasbourg on Thursday.
Nuns of the Monastere de la Consolation in Draguignan cheer as the yellow jersey rider passes at speed during the fifth stage of the Tour de France cycling race. Cyclists on Wednesday raced over 228.5 km (142.8 miles) from Cagnes-sur-Mer to Marseille in southern France. The worlds biggest bike race ends in Paris on July 21 Read more
Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt holds a programme with cut-outs for his eyes during a news conference in Paris. Mr Bolt will take part in the IAAF Diamond League athletics event at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, near Paris, on July 6. Read more
Police officers attend their graduating ceremony, at the Officers School of the National Gendarmerie in the city of Melun in France