The week in pictures


France – Spectators cheer on Australian rider Jai Hindley in the last few kilometers of the 163 km between Pau and Laruns in south-west France during the 110th Tour de France cycling race. (Photo: Marco Bertorello/AFP)

Ukraine – Storks fly over a burning field near the town of Snigurivka, in the Mykolaiv region, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. (Photo: Anatolii Stepanov / AFP)

USA – People gather at the South Beach of Miami Beach in Florida to watch Independence Day fireworks. (Photo: Chandan Khanna / AFP)

Spain – The French tightrope walker and artist Nathan Paulin walks on a rope above the Plaza de Catalunya square in Barcelona as part of the GREC festival. (Photo: Lluis Gene / AFP)

China – Paramilitary policemen clear a street after flooding during heavy rain in China’s southwestern Chongqing region. (Photo by AFP / CHINA OUT)

France – July’s supermoon, known as the Goat Moon, with the Pont de Bercy in the foreground. (Photo: Stefano Rellandini/AFP)