Bastille Day is the common name given in English-speaking countries to the national day of France, which is celebrated on 14 July each year. In French, it is formally called la Fête nationale
French President Emmanuel Macron presided over the annual military parade marking Bastille Day on Sunday.
He was joined by European political leaders for the ceremony in Paris
Euopean political leaders began arriving in Paris early on Sunday to participate in events marking Bastille Day.
Among the early arrivals was German Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncke.
President Emmanuel Macron will preside over the annual military parade in Paris.