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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


China and the west must now cooperate to achieve global Covid vaccine coverage | Sophie Zinser

Given the G7’s underwhelming pledge, WHO approval for two Chinese jabs is a welcome boost “Vaccine diplomacy” has evolved into a dirty phrase, not least in relation to China and the notion that its government could be exchanging ineffective jabs for geopolitical capital. At the weekend the G7 pledged just 1bn of the 11bn vaccines needed to immunise low- and middle-income countries, suggesting that the west cannot vaccinate the world alone. But, over the past month, international scientific and p...
Tags: Health, China, World news, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Who, World Health Organization, Vaccines and immunisation, G7, American Medical Association, Sinovac, Coronavirus, Sinopharm, Sophie Zinser


Rich countries urged to come up with detailed plans to cut emissions

Laurence Tubiana, a key player in 2015 Paris summit, says UK and others must explain how they will achieve climate goalsRich countries must come forward with detailed plans on how they hope to meet their climate targets, and Boris Johnson must forge much closer relationships with developing countries to bring about the breakthrough needed on the climate crisis this year, one of the architects of the Paris agreement has said.The G7 summit, which ended on Sunday in Cornwall, achieved much less tha...
Tags: Politics, UK, Climate Change, Environment, UK News, World news, Fossil Fuels, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Paris, Global climate talks, Cornwall, Boris Johnson, Green politics, G7, Laurence Tubiana, Paris Climate Agreement


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


Joe Biden was corrected by Boris Johnson after the president interrupted him at the G7 summit

Boris Johnson and Joe Biden at the G7 summit Getty UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson seen correcting US President Joe Biden at this weekend's G7 summit. Biden wrongly suggested Johnson hadn't introduced South African president Cyril Ramaphosa. The UK Prime Minister appeared to twice wave away the president's interruptions. See more stories on Insider's business page. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was seen correcting US President Joe Biden at this weekend's G7 Summit in ...
Tags: Politics, UK, News, India, Narendra Modi, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, South Africa, Oxfam, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Biden, G7, Cyril Ramaphosa


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


Liberal MP says Biloela family ‘should be resettled in Australia’, GPs to do vaccine home visits – as it happened

Two new cases are children who were in isolation as authorities say lower numbers are proof that restrictions ‘are working’. This blog is now closed.Coalition to make imminent decision on Biloela family’s futureVictoria Covid update: testing blitz at Melbourne townhouse complex after two residents test positiveFriendlyjordies producer charged with stalking John Barilaro 9.14am BST We’ll leave it there for today.Here are the main events of the day. 8.46am BST Western Australia will outlaw...
Tags: Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, G7, John Barilaro, Biloela, Australian foreign policy, Coronavirus


Australia news live: Liberal MP says Biloela family ‘should be resettled in Australia’, GPs to do vaccine home visits

Two new cases are children who were in isolation as authorities say lower numbers are proof that restrictions ‘are working’. Follow live updatesVic exposure sites; Qld Covid hotspots list; NSW hotspotsCovid Victoria restrictions explainedCovid vaccine rollout numbers: tracking vaccination progress 8.11am BST A film based on the aftermath of the Christchurch mosques terrorist attacks continues to generate anguish in New Zealand, casting doubt on whether the movie will be made, reports AAP.Jac...
Tags: Abc, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New Zealand, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Liberal, Christmas Island, Christchurch, G7, Biloela, Jason Falinski, Jacinda Ardern


Australia news live: Victoria records two new local Covid cases; GPs to do vaccine home visits

Two new cases are children who were in isolation as authorities say lower numbers are proof that restrictions ‘are working’. Follow live updatesVic exposure sites; Qld Covid hotspots list; NSW hotspotsCovid Victoria restrictions explainedCovid vaccine rollout numbers: tracking vaccination progress 7.20am BST Guardian Australia’s Sarah Martin reports that Michael McCormack misspoke when he said the family was currently being reunited. He meant a decision on that was currently being considered...
Tags: Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Cameron, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, G7, Michael McCormack, Sarah Martin, Australian foreign policy, Coronavirus


Australia news live update: Victoria records two new local Covid cases

Two new cases are children who were in isolation as authorities say lower numbers are proof that restrictions ‘are working’. Follow live updatesVic exposure sites; Qld Covid hotspots list; NSW hotspotsCovid Victoria restrictions explainedCovid vaccine rollout numbers: tracking vaccination progress 5.23am BST Asked if 61% of over 70s being vaccinated is a good result, Hunt says “it’s good but we want it to be better”.He adds:The Prime Minister, the Chief Medical Officer and myself are writing...
Tags: Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, G7, Hunt, Australian foreign policy, Coronavirus


Australia news live update: government to decide on Biloela family’s future this week; Victoria records two new local Covid cases

Acting prime minister Michael McCormack says ‘as we speak’; Victorian authorities yet to say which coronavirus restrictions will be relaxed in Melbourne and regional areas. Follow live updatesVic exposure sites; Qld Covid hotspots list; NSW hotspotsCovid Victoria restrictions explainedCovid vaccine rollout numbers: tracking vaccination progress 3.28am BST Foley says that Victoria’s Pfizer vaccine supply is “under the constraints of what we are being provided, and that is an issue for the c...
Tags: Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, G7, Foley, Michael McCormack, Biloela, Australian foreign policy, Coronavirus


Australia news live update: Victoria records two new local Covid cases; Scott Morrison heads to London for trade talks

Authorities yet to say which coronavirus restrictions will be relaxed in Melbourne and regional Victoria. Follow live updatesVic exposure sites; Qld Covid hotspots list; NSW hotspotsCovid Victoria restrictions explainedCovid vaccine rollout numbers: tracking vaccination progress 1.05am BST Northern Territory police will apply to extradite biochemist Stephen Dank from Victoria after he failed to appear in a Darwin court to face charges, AAP reports.The 56-year-old sports scientist, who was th...
Tags: London, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, AFL, Essendon, Annastacia Palaszczuk, G7, Darwin, Stephen Dank, Victoria Follow


Australia news live update: Victoria records two new local Covid cases; Morrison heads to London for trade talks

Authorities yet to say which coronavirus rules will be relaxed in Melbourne and regional Victoria. Follow live updatesVic exposure sites; Qld Covid hotspots list; NSW hotspotsCovid Victoria restrictions explainedCovid vaccine rollout numbers: tracking vaccination progress 12.12am BST Another exclusive, this time from Daniel Hurst.The Australian army is investigating allegations of bullying and harassment of officer cadets at the University of Sydney regiment. Allegations include searches thr...
Tags: London, Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, G7, Morrison, University of Sydney, Sydney University, Daniel Hurst, Victoria Follow, Victoria Health, Australian foreign policy


Biden says US-Russia relations at low point but ‘we’re not looking for conflict’

Speaking at G7, president addresses autocracy and democracy, climate crisis and Donald Trump’s legacyJoe Biden agreed on Sunday with Vladimir Putin’s latest assessment that US-Russia relations are at their lowest point in years but insisted that while the two countries may have fundamental disagreements, “we are not looking for conflict”.The US president also addressed the issues of autocracy versus democracy, the climate crisis, future pandemics and problems caused by his predecessor Donald Tru...
Tags: Vladimir Putin, Climate Change, Russia, Environment, US, UK News, World news, Joe Biden, US news, The Queen, Biden, Donald Trump, G7, US Russia, Cornwall Continue


G7 partners survive small talk at ultimate office awayday | Helen Pidd

Some summit spouses must have trust issues – why else would they turn up?It could be said that anyone who voluntarily attends their partner’s office party is either a masochist or has trust issues. So, why, then, do the spouses of world leaders feel obliged to turn up to global summits?Ordinarily, it appears that their only duty is to make small talk with their fellow spare parts while their other halves chew over the big issues of the day. At the G7 meeting in Cornwall this weekend, the Wags an...
Tags: Politics, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Cornwall, Boris Johnson, G7, Habs, Jill Biden, Helen Pidd, Carrie Johnson


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


Biden reveals Queen asked about Putin and Xi during tea at Windsor Castle

US president gives insight into his discussions with monarch in short visit after G7 summit in CornwallJoe Biden revealed the Queen had asked him about his Russian and Chinese counterparts, Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping, during their 45-minute talk over tea at Windsor Castle, in the aftermath of the G7 summit on Sunday.It was an exceptionally rare, if limited, insight into political discussions involving the British monarch: the contents of her regular weekly audiences with the British prime min...
Tags: Putin, Vladimir Putin, US, UK News, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Xi Jinping, Monarchy, The Queen, Biden, G7, Windsor Castle, CornwallJoe Biden


Queen hosts Joe Biden for tea at Windsor Castle

US president and first lady welcomed with guard of honour after arriving from G7 summit in CornwallJoe Biden and his wife, Jill, visited the Queen to have tea at Windsor Castle on Sunday afternoon, the second meeting between the British monarch and the American leader during his trip to the UKThe US president – the 13th holder of the office to have met Elizabeth II – held about three-quarters of an hour of private talks after inspecting a ceremonial guard of honour at Windsor Castle’s central qu...
Tags: US, UK News, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Monarchy, The Queen, G7, Elizabeth Ii, Jill, Windsor Castle, CornwallJoe Biden


Johnson’s G7: after all the hype, what was actually achieved?

Analysis: Cornwall summit revives multilateralism but lacks action on climate, vaccines and ChinaBoris Johnson struggled to present an agreement by G7 world leaders in Cornwall as a breakthrough matching the scale of the crises facing the globe. The final communique of the rich nations’ club contained no early timetable to eradicate coal-fired emissions, offered only 1bn extra vaccines for the world’s poor over the next 12 months, and made no new binding commitments to challenge China’s human ri...
Tags: Politics, China, World news, US foreign policy, Foreign Policy, Cornwall, World Health Organization, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Johnson, G7, Coronavirus, ChinaBoris Johnson


Johnson defends G7 deal amid criticism of final communique

Green campaigners and anti-poverty groups say Cornwall summit failed to address challenges facing the world Boris Johnson sought to defend the deal struck by G7 leaders at the Cornwall summit, as green groups and anti-poverty campaigners said the rich nations’ club had failed to match the scale of the challenges facing the world.The final communique contained no early timetable to eradicate coal-fired emissions, offered only 1bn extra coronavirus vaccines for the world’s poor over the next 12 mo...
Tags: Politics, China, World news, US foreign policy, Foreign Policy, Cornwall, World Health Organization, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Johnson, G7, Coronavirus


China to G7 leaders: Days when world affairs are decided by a 'small group of countries are long gone'

G7 leaders agreed on Sunday to raise their contributions to meet an overdue spending pledge of $100 billion a year to help poorer countries cut carbon emissions and cope with global warming, but campaigners said firm cash promises were missing. Leon Neal/Pool via REUTERS China said that the times of a "small" group of countries deciding world decisions are "long gone," Reuters reported. The remarks came as G7 leaders met in London over the weekend. A spokesperson for the China embassy in ...
Tags: Politics, England, London, News, France, China, International, Trends, Joe Biden, United Kingdom, Who, G7, Reuters, Group of Seven, COVID, Taylor Ardrey


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


Concerns grow in St Ives over Covid cases linked to G7 summit

At least five hospitality venues close as two police officers and Extinction Rebellion camp report cases of virusG7 summit: latest news and reactionCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageConcerns are growing that St Ives may face a spike in Covid cases as the G7 summit winds up with hospitality venues, police officers and a protest camp all reporting cases of the virus.At least five venues in St Ives, the town closest to the main venue summit, Carbis Bay, have closed or are ...
Tags: UK News, Cornwall, St Ives, G7, Extinction Rebellion, Carbis Bay, Coronavirus


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 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 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


Scott Morrison denied one-on-one with Joe Biden as Boris Johnson joins meeting

Labor’s Penny Wong says its disappointing the Australian prime minister did not secure a private meeting with the US presidentScott Morrison has met with Joe Biden on the sidelines of the G7 summit and agreed to work closely on challenges in the increasingly contested Indo-Pacific region including China.Regional issues dominated the Australian prime minister’s first face-to-face meeting with the US president late on Saturday – but the British prime minister, Boris Johnson, also attended in what ...
Tags: Politics, China, India, US, World news, Australia news, Joe Biden, US news, Asia Pacific, Boris Johnson, Scott Morrison, G7, Morrison, Indo Pacific, Labor 's Penny Wong


‘Mistrusted’ Johnson feels full force of EU fury as Brexit wrecks G7 summit

European leaders made their feelings about the Northern Ireland protocol known to a PM desperate to score a PR victoryBrexit bust-up torpedoes Johnson’s bid to showcase ‘global Britain’ at G7The setting is a small English village on the Cornish coast, but the message that Boris Johnson wants projected from the beachside summit in Carbis Bay is one of big British influence across the globe.The three-day G7 meeting of world leaders, which ends on Sunday, was identified months ago by the prime mini...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Britain, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Brexit, G7, Carbis Bay



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