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Morrison says Indo-Pacific must remain ‘secure and resilient’ in veiled swipe at China

Macron backs prime minister, saying Australia is at the forefront of threats in the region and France is committed to ‘defending the balance’The prime minister, Scott Morrison, has called for global cooperation to ensure peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific, lashing China for undermining the rule of law and threatening a world order that “favours freedom”.In a speech to the council of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris, Morrison called for other countries to j...
Tags: Australia, France, China, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Paris, Australian politics, OECD, Scott Morrison, G7, Morrison, Emmanuel Macron, Macron, Organisation for Economic Co, Indo Pacific


Expect China to be furious at being cast as a threat to the west

Analysis: Beijing may well seek to undermine Nato unity in response to being accused of posing a systemic challenge to western valuesWhen the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (Nato) was established on 4 April 1949, its mission was to counterbalance armies from the Soviet Union that were stationed in central and eastern Europe after the conclusion of the second world war.After Emmanuel Macron, the current leader of one of its founding members, France, called it “brain-dead” in 2019, some analys...
Tags: Europe, France, China, Russia, World news, Joe Biden, Beijing, United States, Asia Pacific, Nato, G7, Emmanuel Macron, Soviet Union, North Atlantic Treaty Organization NATO, China Continue


Promises and protests at the G7 in Cornwall – photo essay

Our photographer looks back on three days of politics and demonstrations during the summit in Carbis BayWith more than 6,000 police deployed to Cornwall for the G7 summit in Carbis Bay, there were surreal sights everywhere: armed officers on residential streets, snipers on rooftops, marine units in St Ives harbour and battleships in the sea. Many residents revelled in the opportunity to catch a glimpse of the action as world leaders and diplomats were convoyed into Carbis Bay, while others objec...
Tags: Politics, Protest, Police, Angela Merkel, Environment, UK News, World news, Joe Biden, Cornwall, Boris Johnson, St Ives, G7, Justin Trudeau, Emmanuel Macron, Carrie Johnson, Extinction Rebellion


Marine Le Pen sets sights on territory of traditional right

Côte d’Azur is among areas where French far-right leader seeks to make inroads in regional elections this monthAt 4am on weekdays, Isabelle often thought about the French far-right leader Marine Le Pen. An airport worker in her 50s, she had a pre-dawn commute along the Côte d’Azur and spent it worrying that her pension wouldn’t be enough, that crime was increasing. She began to believe the far right’s promise to give “national priority” to French people over non-nationals in jobs, housing and we...
Tags: Europe, France, World news, Nicolas Sarkozy, The far right, Marine Le Pen, Emmanuel Macron, Le Pen, Isabelle


Boris Johnson doesn’t quite get his big moment in the Cornish sunshine

Analysis: an unseemly spat over Brexit derailed the UK prime minister’s chance to impress on the global stage G7 summit: latest news and reactionDelivering his closing press conference in the Carbis Bay hotel on Sunday, pale golden sand and azure sea visible behind him, Boris Johnson sought to play down the unseemly diplomatic spat that had marred his moment on the world stage.“Actually, what happened at this summit was that there was a colossal amount of work on subjects that had absolutely not...
Tags: Politics, UK, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Brexit, G7, Emmanuel Macron, Cornish, Carbis Bay, Coronavirus, Cop26: Glasgow climate change conference 2021


Boris Johnson closes G7 summit with vow to protect UK integrity – video

Boris Johnson sought to play down reports of a rift with the EU over Northern Ireland at the end of the G7 summit, although he insisted it was the job of the government to protect the UK’s territorial integrity. Speaking at an end-of-summit press conference, the prime minister was careful not to escalate a row that had intensified following a report that France’s Emmanuel Macron had suggested that Northern Ireland was not wholly part of the UKBoris Johnson closes G7 summit with vow to protect in...
Tags: Politics, UK, France, Eu, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Johnson, G7, Emmanuel Macron


Boris Johnson closes G7 summit with vow to protect integrity of UK

PM tries not to escalate row over reports Macron suggested Northern Ireland was not part of UK G7 summit: latest news and reactionBoris Johnson sought to play down reports of a rift with the EU over Northern Ireland at the end of the G7 summit, although he insisted it was the job of the government “to protect the territorial integrity” of the UK.Speaking at an end-of-summit press conference, the prime minister was careful not to escalate a row that had intensified following a report that France’...
Tags: Politics, UK, France, Eu, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Brexit, G7, Emmanuel Macron, Macron, Trade Policy


G7 live: Boris Johnson plays down seriousness of rift with EU on Brexit

Latest updates: PM says most conversations with other leaders harmonious and on other topics, as row with France over Brexit overshadows final day of G7 2.25pm BST Q: Do you think coronavirus came from a Chinese laboratory?Johnson says he does not think that, but he thinks it is sensible to keep an open mind. 2.22pm BST Q: [From the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg] Were you offended by what President Macron said about Northern Ireland?Johnson says it is the job of the PM to defend the integrity o...
Tags: Politics, UK, Climate Change, France, Environment, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Joe Biden, Bbc, Ireland, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Aid, Global development


G7 summit: Dominic Raab says Emmanuel Macron's attitude to Northern Ireland is 'offensive'

The French president allegedly said Northern Ireland was not part of the UK during a G7 meeting.
Tags: UK, News, Northern Ireland, Emmanuel Macron, Dominic Raab


G7 leaders seek right balance in dealing with their China dilemma

Analysis: can the west confront Beijing on trade and human rights and cooperate on the climate crisis?• G7 summit: latest news and reactionIn an extra-secure, 90-minute session, with the phones and wifi cut off, all designed to block any eavesdropping by a prying foreign state, leaders of the G7, with glorious St Ives sunshine outside, wrestled with an issue that will probably dominate the rest of their political lives – China and the right balance between extreme competition and necessary coope...
Tags: Climate Change, China, Angela Merkel, US, European Union, World news, Mario Draghi, Joe Biden, Beijing, Xi Jinping, Boris Johnson, St Ives, Donald Trump, G7, Emmanuel Macron, Indo Pacific


‘Offensive’: Dominic Raab chides EU leaders over Northern Ireland remarks

Foreign secretary decries comments attributed to Emmanuel Macron over post-Brexit trade arrangements G7 summit: latest news and reactionThe UK foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, has attacked EU leaders for making the “offensive” suggestion that Northern Ireland is not a proper part of the UK, as tensions over post-Brexit trading arrangements escalated at the G7 summit in Cornwall.Asked about reported comments by the French president, Emmanuel Macron, during talks with Boris Johnson at the summit, ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Cornwall, Boris Johnson, Brexit, G7, Emmanuel Macron, Dominic Raab, Carbis Bay


G7 summit: Dominic Raab calls Emmanuel Macron's Northern Ireland comment 'offensive'

Reports claim the French president had said Northern Ireland was not a part of the UK.
Tags: News, Northern Ireland, Emmanuel Macron, Dominic Raab


G7 live: Raab suggests it was ‘offensive’ for Macron to imply Northern Ireland not full part of UK

Latest updates: UK foreign secretary critical of French president over Brexit as final day of G7 sees attention turn to climate crisis 11.21am BST At a briefing this morning Downing Street rejected suggestions that the party for G7 leaders on the beach at Carbis Bay last night breached Covid social distancing rules. The prime minister’s spokesman said:The event last night was done in an entirely Covid-secure way within the existing rules ...This was an informal gathering of the G7 leaders an...
Tags: Politics, UK, Climate Change, Environment, UK News, World news, Joe Biden, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Aid, Global development, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Gordon Brown, Downing Street, Brexit


Brexit bust-up torpedoes Johnson’s bid to showcase ‘global Britain’ at G7

Northern Ireland border row hits summit in Cornwall as prime minister tells other leaders UK is ‘a single country’Boris Johnson was embroiled in an extraordinary public spat with EU leaders over Northern Ireland yesterday as tensions over Brexit boiled over at the G7 summit in Cornwall.After a series of tense bilateral meetings at which the French president Emmanuel Macron, the German chancellor Angela Merkel and the European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen, told their summit host the ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Britain, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, European Commission, Cornwall, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Brexit


French President Emmanuel Macron says 'America is back' after Biden's first few months in office

French President Emmanuel Macron speaks in Brussels on October 2, 2020. Getty French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday said "America is back" now that President Joe Biden is in office. "It's great to have a US president who's part of the club and very willing to cooperate," Macron said at the G7 Summit. Macron's remarks mark a stark contrast from when President Donald Trump was in office. See more stories on Insider's business page. French President Emmanuel Macron on ...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, France, White House, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Paris, Boris Johnson, Brussels, States, Biden


Macron says Biden is 'part of the club' at the G7 in leaders' first formal meeting

US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron held their first formal in-person meeting on Saturday, touching on the coronavirus pandemic, NATO and climate change.
Tags: US, Joe Biden, Cnn, Nato, Biden, Emmanuel Macron, Macron


Boris Johnson reiterates threat to suspend Northern Ireland protocol

Clash with EU leaders over Brexit risks overshadowing G7 summit as PM responds to calls for UK to honour its word G7 summit in Cornwall – live updatesBoris Johnson has repeated his threat to unilaterally suspend the Northern Ireland protocol, as a war of words with EU leaders over Brexit risked overshadowing the G7 summit in Cornwall.The French president, Emmanuel Macron, told the UK prime minister on Saturday morning that the British government must honour its word over Brexit or risk jeopardis...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, France, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Cornwall, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Brexit, G7, Emmanuel Macron


Merkel and Macron urge UK to implement Northern Ireland protocol

Boris Johnson meets EU leaders at G7 summit, with French president saying UK must ‘honour their word’G7 summit in Cornwall – live updatesEU leaders made a concerted assault on Boris Johnson in the standoff over the Northern Ireland protocol on Saturday, with the French president, Emmanuel Macron, warning him the British people must “honour their word”.Macron and the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, used bilateral meetings with Johnson on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Cornwall to press home ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, France, Angela Merkel, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Cornwall, Merkel, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Brexit


UK must honour its word over Brexit, says Emmanuel Macron

French president confronts Boris Johnson over standoff on Northern Ireland protocol in talks at G7G7 summit in Cornwall – live updatesThe French president, Emmanuel Macron, has issued a robust warning to Boris Johnson, telling him the British government must “honour their word” over the Brexit deal, as he called for a “reset” in relations between their two countries.Macron confronted the prime minister over the standoff on the Northern Ireland protocol, when the pair held a bilateral meeting at ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, France, European Union, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Cornwall, Boris Johnson, Brexit, G7, Emmanuel Macron, Macron, Dominic Raab


G7: Emmanuel Macron tells Boris Johnson UK-France relations need ‘reset’ - live updates

Leaders of the G7 industrialised countries are meeting in Cornwall this weekend to discuss vaccines, the pandemic recovery and the climate crisisBoris Johnson to face pressure from EU on Northern IrelandCalls for G7 spending restraint misguided, warns Lord SternBoris Johnson appears to repudiate Tory austerity at summit openingSee all our G7 coverage 10.19am BST The Duchess of Cambridge and US first lady Jill Biden have written a joint article on the importance of early childhood, following ...
Tags: Politics, UK, Angela Merkel, US, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Cnn, Italy, Northern Ireland, Cambridge, European Commission, Cornwall


G7 leaders gathered for a 'family photo' on an English beach, and Biden joked they should jump in the water

The 2021 G7 family photo in Cornwall, England. Leon Neal/Getty Images G7 leaders looked relaxed and happy in this year's G7 family photo. Past G7 summits under Trump were more visibly tense. Biden is trying to use his first trip abroad as president to boost the US's image after the Trump era. See more stories on Insider's business page. This year's G7 "family photo" was taken on a beach in Cornwall, England, with world leaders' windswept hair stealing the show. Briti...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, News, Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel, US, International, Trends, Eu, Mario Draghi, Joe Biden, Nato, Boris Johnson, Biden, Donald Trump


France will end anti-terror Operation Bakhane in Africa's Sahel

France is to end its years-long anti-terror mission targeting Islamists in the Sahel region of West Africa, French President Emmanuel Macron announced Thursday.


G7: taste of laid-back Cornwall on the menu for leaders

Boris Johnson’s guests are set to enjoy buttered rum, an indoor rainforest and a beach barbecue with local sea shanties Sea shanties, buttered rum and toasted marshmallows on the beach: away from the tense negotiations at this weekend’s G7 summit, Boris Johnson is hoping to give the assembled leaders a taste of Cornwall at its laid-back best.Emmanuel Macron hosted the 2019 G7 summit in Biarritz, but Johnson’s team believe the dramatic Cornish scenery can match the glitzy riviera resort – althoug...
Tags: Food, France, UK News, World news, Joe Biden, Prince Charles, Cornwall, Boris Johnson, Johnson, G7, Biarritz, Emmanuel Macron, Cornish


Macron warns Johnson ‘nothing is negotiable’ over Northern Ireland

The G7 summit risks being overshadowed by the bitter standoff over BrexitThe French president last night ramped up the pressure on Boris Johnson over the Northern Ireland protocol by insisting “nothing is negotiable” as the G7 summit of world leaders risked being overshadowed by the bitter standoff over Brexit.In a defiant intervention as he prepared to travel to the UK, Emmanuel Macron warned Boris Johnson that France is not open to renegotiating any aspect of the protocol – and even appeared t...
Tags: Politics, UK, France, European Union, UK News, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Brexit, G7, Emmanuel Macron, Macron


Biden and other world leaders will be serenaded by sea shanties, sit around fire-pits and toast marshmallows on an English beach during the G7 summit

Getty Biden and world leaders will be entertained on an English beach during the G7 summit. The leaders will sit around fire-pits on the beach, toast marshmallows, and be serenaded by sea shanties. The meeting comes amid rising tensions between Biden and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Biden and other world leaders will listen to sea shanties, sit around firepits, and eat toasted marshmallows on an English beach in the tiny seasi...
Tags: South Korea, Europe, Politics, UK, England, News, Angela Merkel, India, Narendra Modi, US, Trends, Eu, Joe Biden, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Cornwall


Macron announces end of France's anti-terror Operation Barkhane in Africa's Sahel region

France is to end its years-long anti-terror mission targeting Islamists in the Sahel region of West Africa, French President Emmanuel Macron announced Thursday.
Tags: France, Africa, Cnn, West Africa, Emmanuel Macron, Sahel, Macron


Man Who Slapped French President Emmanuel Macron Is Sentenced

Damien Tarel, a self-described far-right "patriot," got his prison time just days after the incident.
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Man Who Slapped French President Emmanuel Macron Sentenced To Prison

Damien Tarel, a self-described far-right "patriot," got his prison time just days after the incident.
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Covid live: WHO warns of autumn resurgence in Europe; England’s health secretary denies PPE shortages

WHO regional director warns governments to exercise caution as Delta variant spreads; Matt Hancock questioned by MPs on UK responseIndia posts global record deaths after state revises dataG7 leaders will call for fresh WHO inquiry into Covid originsAstraZeneca vaccine linked to slightly higher risk of blood disorderThe interests at stake if Olympics in Japan were cancelledHigh risk of autumn surge in Europe, says WHO 5.10pm BST The number of Covid-19 patients in hospital in England stood at ...
Tags: Europe, Japan, UK, England, France, World news, South Africa, NHS, Delta, Who, Emmanuel Macron, Macron, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus


Man who slapped Emmanuel Macron gets four-month jail sentence

Court in Valence convicts Damien Tarel on charge of violence against a person invested with public authorityA French court has sentenced a 28-year-old man to four months in prison for slapping France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, in the face.Damien Tarel was quickly arrested after the swipe that caught Macron’s left cheek with an audible thwack on Tuesday, as the French leader was greeting a crowd. Continue reading...
Tags: France, World news, Emmanuel Macron, Macron, Valence, Damien Tarel



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