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Tori Amos – “Spies”

Tori Amos is a few weeks away from releasing her new album, Ocean To Ocean. So far, we’ve heard “Speaking With Trees,” and now Amos is sharing the lush, orchestral “Spies.” It’s actually a cheeky peek into the Amos home in Cornwall, England, where “bats and other creepy-crawlies terrorize” the singer’s daughter Tash. Yikes!
Tags: Music, Amos, New Music, Tori Amos, Cornwall England


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The lede reads: “Daniel hoped he hadn’t made a big mistake. It was a birth day present coming fr om Europe. Shipping was a big part of the price.” I’m copying from the page above, so it’s all [sic]. The package arrived from the U.K. weeks before my Virgo birthday. ” ‘What if you don’t like it?’ I got nervous, but he said he could send it back.” Sure, I could retype the whole first page I wrote on my gift on my MacBook, or scan and copy a doc that would come close. But any accuracy would be c...
Tags: Art, Macbook, Harry, Sunday Times, Voice, Dad, Ajblogs, Judy, Daniel, East Village, Lolita, Keats, Cornwall England, Europe Shipping, Waltham Mass, Adlai


Read UK PM Boris Johnson's lips: He wants to raise taxes

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, left, and U.S. President Joe Biden talk during a break of the June 2021 G& summit in Cornwall, England. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz via Wikipedia) A country's leader is going head-to-head with its lawmakers over tax hikes to pay for more social services. But it's not U.S President Joe Biden and Congress duking it out over the proposed $3.5 trillion federal spending plan. It's U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Parliament. Johnson sa...
Tags: England, Taxes, Putin, Congress, Senate, Wikipedia, America, Joe Biden, Britain, Gop, United States, Northern Ireland, Capitol Hill, Boris Johnson, Parliament, Johnson


Oregon is the first state to bring back outdoor mask mandates for both vaccinated and unvaccinated people amid a sharp new rise in cases

A woman wearing a face mask in Portland, Oregon. AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus Oregon will require masks in most outdoor settings from Friday, Gov. Kate Brown said Tuesday. The rule will apply to most people aged 5 or over, and to both vaccinated and unvaccinated people. The measure comes as some outdoor events were linked to COVID-19 clusters, a state official said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Oregon is becoming the first state to bring back statewide outdoor masking requi...
Tags: Science, Cdc, Oregon, Trends, News UK, Delta, Portland, Brown, Kate Brown, Utrecht the Netherlands, Cornwall England, Coronavirus, COVID, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID, Mask Mandate, Marianne Guenot


4,700 coronavirus cases have been traced to an outdoor music festival in southwest England. Officials say the mental-health benefits outweighed the risk.

Festival-goers at Boardmasters Festival 2021 in Newquay, England. Hugh R Hastings/Getty Images 4,700 coronavirus cases have been tied to a five-day surf-and-music festival in Cornwall, England. Authorities said they'd been "expecting" the cases and had "no regrets" letting the festival go on. None of the cases were life-threatening, the local council said. See more stories on Insider's business page. A festival in southwest England has been tied to 4,700 new coronavirus cases, but...
Tags: England, Science, Trends, Bbc, Festival, News UK, Cornwall, Sky News, Google Maps, Gorillaz, Public Health England, Scilly, Newquay, Cornwall Council, Goldstein, Cornwall England


Biden set to meet with G7 leaders amid Afghanistan withdrawal

President Joe Biden. AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta President Biden on Tuesday will meet with G7 leaders to discuss the Afghanistan withdrawal. During the conversation, the leaders will discuss ways to evacuate allies and vulnerable citizens. French President Emmanuel Macron reportedly told Biden that NATO has a "moral responsibility" to help Afghan allies leave the country. See more stories on Insider's business page. US President Joe Biden on Tuesday will meet with other Group of Seven...
Tags: Japan, Politics, White House, Angela Merkel, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Afghanistan, Taliban, Foreign Policy, Nato, Kabul, Ashraf Ghani, Boris Johnson, Biden


Biden gifts Putin a crystal sculpture of an American bison and custom aviators during their first face-to-face meeting at Geneva summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Joe Biden in Geneva, Switzerland. Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Biden gave Putin a crystal sculpture of an American bison during their meeting on Wednesday. The president also gifted Putin a custom pair of Aviator sunglasses. Gift-giving is a routine practice between world leaders. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden on Wednesday gifted Russian President Vladimir Putin a crystal sculpture of an American bison an...
Tags: Politics, Usa, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, United Kingdom, Geneva, Boris Johnson, Biden, Donald Trump


The new global minimum tax could bring in $150 billion for worldwide governments, report says

The 2021 G7 family photo in Cornwall, England. Leon Neal/Getty Images The Group of 7 leaders have agreed on a global minimum tax rate of at least 15%, a historic step. That tax, along with a revised foreign tax, could bring in $150 billion, according to Bloomberg. But the measure could face GOP resistance in the US, narrowing its chances of being enacted. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Group of 7 summit didn't just give leaders toasted marshmallows and sea shanty ...
Tags: Amazon, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Gop, OECD, Treasury Department, Cornwall England, Senate Banking Committee, Sen Pat Toomey, Pascal Saint Amans, Leon Neal Getty, Juliana Kaplan, Amans, Saint Amans


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


China pushes back against G-7 joint statement, blames 'sinister intentions' of US, others

China's embassy in London on Monday responded to a joint statement issued by leaders at the G-7 summit in Cornwall, England, and said...
Tags: London, China, US, Cornwall England


Scott Morrison inks G7 deals with Japan and Germany to develop lower-emissions technology

PM resists pressure to commit Australia to 2050 climate deadline as he talks up hydrogen, LNG and carbon capture and storage Scott Morrison has inked deals with Japan and Germany to develop technology to help reach “a net zero emissions future” – but continues to resist international pressure to formally commit Australia to a firm 2050 deadline.With the climate crisis taking centre stage on the final day of the G7 summit in Cornwall, England, the prime minister stuck to his preferred approach of...
Tags: Japan, Australia, Germany, Scott Morrison, Cornwall England


G7 Summit takeaways: The US is back on top, the Queen cut a cake with a sword, and world leaders promised 1 billion COVID-19 doses

(L-R) Italy's Prime Minister Mario Draghi, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, US President Joe Biden, France's President Emmanuel Macron, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga attend a plenary session during G7 summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall on June 13, 2021. PHIL NOBLE/POOL/AFP via Getty Images World leaders from the US, Italy, France, Japan, Canada, Germany, and the UK met this weekend fo...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Politics, UK, England, Vladimir Putin, Australia, France, White House, China, Angela Merkel, Russia, US, International, America, Trends


G7 leaders push for a 'transparent' investigation into the origins of COVID

The 2021 G7 family photo in Cornwall, England. Leon Neal/Getty Images The G7 leaders want a "transparent" investigation into the origins of the coronavirus. Biden signed a joint communiqué that outlined plans to defeat the virus and plan for the future. The G7 also committed to giving 1 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses to countries in need. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. The Group of Seven (G7) leaders on Sunday expressed support for a "transparent" investigation int...
Tags: Japan, Politics, Maryland, Senate, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Foreign Policy, Who, World Health Organization, Biden, Amtrak, G7, Camp David, Cornwall England


COVID's 'roots,' China, protests at sea, beach BBQ: Five takeaways from Day 2 of the G-7 summit

President Joe Biden and other world leaders talk economy, foreign policy and health care on second day of G-7 summit in Cornwall, England.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, China, Joe Biden, Usa Today, Cornwall England


'Who's got all the money? We have': G-7 protests hit the beach with blimps, games, banners, flames and more

Eccentric protest actions descend on G-7 leaders summit in Cornwall, England.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Cornwall England


‘Action Figures’ Photo Of Biden With G7 Leaders Becomes A Hilarious Meme

The posed picture on a beach in Cornwall, England, has gone viral.
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COVID's 'roots,' China, protests at sea, beach BBQ: What's happening on Day 2 of the G-7 summit

President Joe Biden and other world leaders to talk economy, foreign policy and health care on second day of G-7 summit in Cornwall, England.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, China, Joe Biden, Usa Today, Cornwall England


The 'family photo' of world leaders from Biden's first G7 summit is noticeably different from the one from Trump's first G7

Trump's first G7 "Family portrait" vs. Biden's first G7 "Family portrait." (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool)/ Trump:(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) Trump and Biden's first G7 'family photos' tell a very different diplomatic tale. In 2017, Trump made other world leaders wait for him as he took a golf cart to the photo location. In 2021's family photo, leaders are spaced apart likely due to social distancing for COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business page. A...
Tags: Politics, Vladimir Putin, North Korea, US, America, Trends, Eu, Joe Biden, Canada, Boris Johnson, Biden, Trump, Gallup, Pew Research, Sean Gallup Getty, Cornwall England


Photos show Joe Biden meeting Queen Elizabeth for the first time as president

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II (R) speaks with US President Joe Biden and US First Lady Jill Biden and leaders of the G7 during a reception at The Eden Project in south west England on June 11, 2021. Photo by JACK HILL/POOL/AFP via Getty Images President Joe Biden and Queen Elizabeth II met and chatted at a G7 reception in Cornwall on Friday. The monarch has met 13 sitting US Presidents since she took the throne in 1953. First lady Jill Biden and Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton also...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, Wales, Angela Merkel, Nbc News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Britain, United States, Italy, Cambridge, Cornwall, Kate Middleton, Boris Johnson


Biden, Putin to meet in Geneva with US-Russia relations near all-time low

As the G-7 summit gets underway, the action is in Cornwall, England, but all eyes are on Geneva. That's where President Biden will meet...
Tags: Geneva, Biden, US Russia, Cornwall England, Biden Putin


Biden gifts UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, a cycling enthusiast, an American-made bicycle during his first overseas trip

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson; President Joe Biden Rui Vieira - WPA Pool/Getty Images; JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images President Joe Biden gifted British Prime Minister Boris Johnson a new bicycle and helmet. Johnson gave Biden a photograph of a mural of Frederick Douglass. The exchange of gifts marked their first meeting on Thursday. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden gave British Prime Minister Boris Johnson a new custom-made touring bicycle and helmet...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, London, News, White House, US, Trends, Leaders, Joe Biden, Gifts, United Kingdom, Cornwall, Philadelphia, Boris Johnson, State Department


The White House wants the G7 to build a 'more fair and inclusive' global economy - but unfairness and exclusion won't be easy to solve

The 2021 G7 family photo in Cornwall, England. Leon Neal/Getty Images The White House has said it wants to build a more inclusive economy with the G7. That includes measures like distributing billions to vulnerable countries and enacting a minimum tax. Tackling an unfair and exclusive economy is a sweeping challenge, though. See more stories on Insider's business page. In between toasting marshmallows and being serenaded with sea shanties at the annual G7 summit, President Joe Biden wi...
Tags: South Korea, UK, Australia, White House, US, Trends, Eu, Joe Biden, Gop, Biden, Donald Trump, Imf, Justin Trudeau, Cornwall England, Thomas Colson, Canada France Germany Italy Japan


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


What Queen Elizabeth's relationship was like with every US president, from Truman to Trump

Queen Elizabeth II, pictured on a visit to Hull last month. Getty Images President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden will meet Queen Elizabeth II on their visit to the UK. Since 1951, the Queen has met with 11 US presidents and helped facilitate diplomatic relations. Here's what the queen's relationships and meetings with US presidents have been like. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden are set to meet Queen Elizab...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, London, News, Washington Post, Washington, France, Life, White House, US, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Reagan, Joe Biden


Jill Biden meets and tours school with the Duchess of Cambridge

First lady Jill Biden met Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge on Friday, touring a school in Cornwall, England, near the G7 summit where President Joe Biden is making his first international trip abroad.
Tags: Joe Biden, Cnn, Cambridge, Catherine the Duchess, Jill Biden, Cornwall England


Jill Biden and Kate Middleton visited a pre-school classroom and fed a rabbit during their first meeting

U.S. first lady Jill Biden holds a tray of carrots next to Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, during a visit to Connor Downs Academy, in Hayle, Cornwall, Britain, June 11, 2021. Daniel Olivas/Reuters Images Jill Biden visited a pre-school classroom in Cornwall, England, with Kate Middleton on the second day of the Bidens' first overseas presidential trip. Biden and Middleton met a class of four- and five-year-olds at the Connor Downs Academy, a state-funded school that spec...
Tags: Politics, UK, News, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Britain, Cambridge, Cornwall, Kate Middleton, Buckingham Palace, Biden, Middleton, Reuters, Catherine Duchess


Climate, taxes and China: Investors are watching the G7

As leaders of most of the world's largest economies gather in Cornwall, England, expect political fanfare and lots of attention on US President Joe Biden, who is seeking to reassert America's dominance on the global stage.
Tags: China, US, America, Joe Biden, Cnn, Cornwall England


Coronavirus live: England confirms 42 deaths with Delta variant; Russia daily cases highest since February

Public Health England says 23 of the deaths were unvaccinated people; uptick in infections in Russia this weekDelta variant is linked to 90% of Covid cases in UKBoris Johnson urged to keep English Covid rules in place beyond 21 JuneHigh risk of autumn surge in Europe, says WHOUK to give 100m vaccine doses to poorer countries within a yearGreen for hugs, red for no touching: US events introduce colour coding 11.08am BST That’s it from me, Martin Belam, for this week. I will see you bright and...
Tags: Europe, England, White House, Russia, US, World news, United States, Delta, International Monetary Fund, Vaccines and immunisation, Johnson, Public Health England, Reuters, William Schomberg, Martin Belam, Cornwall England


Factbox-What Is on the G7 Summit Agenda? (And What Is on the Dinner Menu?)

CARBIS BAY, England (Reuters) - Leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) wealthy nations begin a three day meeting in Cornwall, England, on Friday,...
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Jill Biden wore a black jacket with 'LOVE' on the back to symbolize unity ahead of the G7 summit

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden are greeted and walk with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his wife Carrie Johnson, ahead of the G-7 summit, Thursday, June 10, 2021, in Carbis Bay, England. AP Photo/Patrick Semansky First lady Jill Biden on Thursday in England wore a black jacket with "LOVE" embossed on the back. She said the jacket symbolizes love and international unity ahead of the G7 summit. It sparks comparisons with Melania Trump's infamous "I really don&#...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, News, US, America, Trends, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Cnn, Boris Johnson, Zara, Johnson, Biden, Trump, Melania Trump