Smoke billows into the sky from one of two fires that started overnight on a petrochemical facility owned by American firm LyondellBasell at the refineries around the Etang de Berre, near Marseille, southern France, France, on Tuesday
A man wearing a mask burns a flare on Tuesday in Marseille, southern France, as he takes part in a protest called by French workers’ union, against the government’s plans to reform France’s retirement system.
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
The world’s largest container ship, the CMA CGM Jules Verne which is sailing under the French flag, can carry 16,000 containers. It arrived in the port of Marseille on Monday.
Supporters of the Paris Saint Germain football club celebrate the French league title win of their team at Trocadero Plaza in Paris on Monday.