Photography

This week in pictures: Snapshots from around the world

People covered in colorful chalk powder dance at the finish line after taking part in the Parisian edition of the Color Run, a lobster catcher checks his pots as the sun rises over his small fishing boat in the North Sea are some of the photos of the week.

 

People covered in colourful powder dance at the finish line after taking part in a running event

People covered in colourful powder dance at the finish line after taking part in a running event Photograph: Christophe Petit Tesson/EPA

A lobster catcher checks his pots as the sun rises over his small fishing boat in the North Sea

A lobster catcher checks his pots as the sun rises over his small fishing boat in the North Sea Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

 

Spanish soldiers of the 7th Airborne Light Infantry Brigade fire a howitzer during training manoeuvres with the Nato response force

Spanish soldiers of the 7th Airborne Light Infantry Brigade fire a howitzer during training manoeuvres with the Nato response force Photograph: Javier Cebollada/EPA

 

Competitors climb on their way to the Col De Riedmatten pass during the Glacier Patrol race

Competitors climb on their way to the Col De Riedmatten pass during the Glacier Patrol race Photograph: Anthony Anex/EPA

 

Halle’s woodlands, near Brussels, are known for hyacinths which are in bloom from mid-April to early May

Halle’s woodlands, near Brussels, are known for hyacinths which are in bloom from mid-April to early May Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

 

Puffins just off the Northumberland coast at the start of the breeding season. Rangers are hoping for a more successful summer after flooding wreaked havoc last year

Puffins just off the Northumberland coast at the start of the breeding season. Rangers are hoping for a more successful summer after flooding wreaked havoc last year Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

 

 Juba, South Sudan Children play on a destroyed fighter plane. Fragile hopes for an end to the civil war are being tested by the rebel leader Riek Machar’s failure to return to the capital to form a unity government

Children play on a destroyed fighter plane. Fragile hopes for an end to the civil war are being tested by the rebel leader Riek Machar’s failure to return to the capital to form a unity government Photograph: Carl de Souza/AFP/Getty Images

 

Canoas, Ecuador A relative ferries 100-year-old Mariana Trivino in a rickshaw after receiving emergency food and water following this week’s earthquake

A relative ferries 100-year-old Mariana Trivino in a rickshaw after receiving emergency food and water following this week’s earthquake, Canoas, Ecuador Photograph: Rodrigo Abd/AP

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