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44% of world sees U.S. as dangerous to democracy

Now that everyone has seen our normal-guy president not making an ass of himself in Cornwall at the G7, and then not kowtow to the Russian dictator in Zurich, I don’t know, maybe the numbers are better. But just last month, before Joe Biden had his first chance as president to walk the world stage, 44% of people polled in 53 countries around the globe saw the United States as a danger not just to democracy in general but to the prospects for democracy in their very own countries. And, yes, we’re...
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Cornwall rip current rescue man tells how he nearly died

John Marshall said he felt he was on a "water chute" when pulled to sea out on a beach near Newquay.
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Joe Biden’s foreign foray is all about shoring up democracy – in the US | Henry Farrell

The president’s visit to Europe isn’t about trade deals but repairing US domestic politicsDuring his first trip abroad as US president last week, Joe Biden kept telling Europe that “the US is back”. Before the G7 meeting, Biden signed a new Atlantic charter with Boris Johnson that agreed to protect democracy and open societies. After Cornwall, he went on to more meetings in Brussels with the European Union, as well as a Nato summit and a head to head with Vladimir Putin in Geneva. Past president...
Tags: Europe, Vladimir Putin, US, Eu, European Union, UK News, Joe Biden, US news, Atlantic, US politics, Nato, Cornwall, Geneva, Boris Johnson, Brussels, Biden


Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla's house where Princess Anne was born – inside

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall live at Clarence House in London...
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Cornwall foodbank receives tonnes of food leftover by G7 police and security

Thousands of unused police and security breakfasts are distributed to schools and the homeless.
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Global leaders pledge to share COVID-19 vaccine doses internationally at the G7 summit

In a landmark agreement at the G7 summit, held in Cornwall, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, global leaders have pledged to share COVID-19 vaccine doses internationally, in support of global equitable access and to help end the acute phase of the pandemic.
Tags: Health, Northern Ireland, Cornwall, United Kingdom of Great Britain


Duchess Camilla's majestic London home as you've never seen it

The Duchess of Cornwall has often filmed inside Clarence House, the London home she shares...
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John le Carré: Spy writer died after fall at his home

The Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy author fell in the bathroom at home in Cornwall, an inquest hears.
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GOP Rep. Jim Jordan rips into Joe Biden for attending the same G-7, NATO summits with US allies that Trump went to multiple times

Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio. Graeme Jennings-Pool/Getty Images Rep. Jim Jordan appeared to criticize Biden on Monday for attending diplomatic summits in Europe. "While Biden pals around with his buddies in Europe, the border crisis rages at home," he tweeted. Conservatives have sought to make immigration at the US-Mexico border a rallying cry against Biden. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. GOP Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio on Monday appeared to criticize President Joe Biden fo...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Politics, Immigration, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, United States, Foreign Policy, Nato, Arizona, Cornwall, Ohio, Brussels, Jordan


GOP Rep. Jim Jordan rips into Biden for attending the same G7, NATO summits with US allies that Trump went to multiple times

Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio. Graeme Jennings-Pool/Getty Images Rep. Jim Jordan appeared to criticize President Biden for attending diplomatic summits in Europe. "While Biden pals around with his buddies in Europe, the border crisis rages at home," he tweeted on Monday. Conservatives have sought to make immigration at the US-Mexico border a rallying cry against Biden. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. GOP Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio on Monday appeared to criticize President Jo...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Politics, Immigration, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, United States, Foreign Policy, Nato, United Kingdom, Arizona, Cornwall, Ohio, Brussels


Queen Elizabeth II cuts a cake with a massive ceremonial sword

Queen Elizabeth II borrowed a ceremonial sword to cut a big cake at a botanical garden in Cornwall.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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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


Coronavirus live news: Indonesia fears peak in July with hospitals filling; Thailand vaccine supplies disrupted

Hospitals in Indonesia’s capital Jakarta already at 75% capacity; Bangkok cancels vaccine appointments; India reports lowest cases since MarchDelaying England’s reopening ‘could keep thousands out of hospital’Workers making goods for west bear brunt of virus in south-east AsiaCovid cases fall across US but experts warn of vaccine hesitancyUK coronavirus updates – liveSee all our coronavirus coverage 12.15pm BST With hospitals in the capital Jakarta already at 75% capacity, Indonesia fears it...
Tags: UK, England, Indonesia, India, US, World news, Mario Draghi, Thailand, Italy, Cornwall, Bangkok, Draghi, Jakarta, Reuters, Coronavirus, COVID


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


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


G7 world leaders thank Cornwall for hospitality

It was a weekend of disruption for many, but excitement for others as the G7 came to Cornwall.
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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


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


COVID-19 probe in China, less coal, 15% tax: What we learned from the G-7 summit in Cornwall

G-7 summit in Cornwall wraps up with calls to challenge China. Later, President Joe Biden will travel to Brussels, but only after he has tea with Queen Elizabeth.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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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


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 news conference after summit in Cornwall

Leaders discussed climate change, the Covid pandemic and the Northern Ireland Protocol.
Tags: UK, News, Northern Ireland, Cornwall


G-7 final day: What's happening, and what we we've learned so far

It's the final day of the G-7 summit in Cornwall. Later, President Joe Biden will travel to Brussels. Before that, he'll have tea with the queen.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Red Arrows display over Carbis Bay for G7

World leaders at the G7 summit in Cornwall were treated to a flyover from the Red Arrows.
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‘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


Pub and restaurants closed in Cornwall after Covid-19 tests

The closures are the latest in a series to hit Cornwall venues.
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In Pictures: World leaders bask in Cornwall sun at G7 summit

World leaders are by the seaside for three days of talks - and the occasional trip to the beach...
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No more emails: why I’m walking from Land’s End to John o’Groats

As a government civil servant, I was burnt out from working on Brexit and Covid and needed a change of scene. Trekking the length of Britain is just the tonicIt’s 7.30pm on 29 April and I’m standing alone on the highest hill in this part of Cornwall. The sun is bright and eager, dancing with dainty flashes on the waves west towards Newquay. But I’m wrapped in everything I have – two pairs of thick socks, leggings, trousers, T-shirt, two long-sleeved T-shirts, jumper, fleece, jacket, snood, hat –...
Tags: Travel, Life and style, Britain, Health & wellbeing, Walking, Cornwall, Walking Holidays, Adventure Travel, Brexit, United Kingdom Holidays, Health And Fitness Holidays, Newquay, Land 's End, John O'Groats, Dinas, COVID


All hot air: UK commits to climate action but not to new funding

Boris Johnson announces £500m for ‘blue planet fund’, but pledge was contained in 2019 Conservative manifestoBoris Johnson has set out his intention to “build back better for the world”, to protect the natural environment and wildlife, and tackle the climate crisis, at the G7 summit in Cornwall. But he committed no new funds to the initiative, and other G7 leaders showed little sign of coming forward with the cash commitments that campaigners said were needed to help developing countries cope wi...
Tags: UK, Climate Change, Environment, UK News, World news, Cornwall, Boris Johnson, Biodiversity, Johnson, David Attenborough, G7


G7 in Cornwall: Environmental protesters take to streets and sea

About 200 protesters paddled out into the bay from Gyllyngvase beach in Falmouth.
Tags: UK, News, Cornwall, Gyllyngvase