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The Queen meets US President Joe Biden

Biden praises ‘generous’ Queen and says she reminds him of his mother

The US president and his wife Jill travelled to the Berkshire royal residence on Marine One on Sunday after attending the G7 summit in Cornwall.

Queen welcomes Bidens to Windsor Castle

The US President inspected an Honour Guard before a military march-past.

The G7 summit: Key points from the Carbis Bay gathering of world leaders

Here are some of the major talking points from the three-day summit in Cornwall.

Biden declares ‘United States is back’ as he urges democracies to stand together

The US President flew into RAF Mildenhall on his first overseas visit since taking office.

Biden touches down in UK ahead of talks with Johnson and G7 summit

US President Joe Biden is on his first overseas trip since succeeding Donald Trump in the White House.
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Biden heads to the UK for his first foreign trip as US president

The Democrat and wife Jill are expected to land on Air Force One at RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk on Wednesday to kick off an eight-day trip to Europe.

Facebook ordered to rethink Donald Trump’s indefinite ban

Following the ruling Mr Trump described Facebook as a ‘total disgrace and embarrassment’


Donald Trump launches own blog in attempt to return to social media

The former US president has added a page to his website, which mimics Twitter and Facebook in its appearance, sharing his thoughts and feelings.

Twitter policy chief: Now is right time to review world leader rule exceptions

Social network is asked why Donald Trump was banned from the platform while Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei remains.

Refusing Indyref2 would be ‘unsustainable’ for UK Government – Sturgeon

The First Minister said the people of Scotland must decide their future.

This is ‘decisive decade’ to limit climate change impact, Biden warns

Boris Johnson also addresses leaders summit, calling for ambition from countries to tackle the climate crisis.

US pledge to halve emissions by 2030 moves world closer to climate target

Joe Biden is announcing the new target to cut emissions as he convenes a leaders’ summit aimed at driving greater climate ambition.

Police officer acquitted of sending grossly offensive image of George Floyd

Sergeant Geraint Jones said he did not mean to cause offence by sending the meme.

Funeral held for ‘humble’ D-Day veteran

Albert Lilly was born in Portsmouth in 1923.

The breakdancing ex-drug addict who’s trying to become Mayor of London

He made a fortune on Wall Street — now the controversial broadcaster Brian Rose is throwing everything at taking on Sadiq Khan. Susannah Butter asks him why


John Kerry: Failing to tackle climate change would be ‘beyond catastrophic’

The US climate envoy said the need to tackle the issue is ‘extremely urgent’.

Five former US presidents pay respects to Duke of Edinburgh

Donald Trump, Barack Obama, George W Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter have expressed their sorrow at Philip’s death.

Trump in bizarre wedding toast rant against Biden, Iran and borders

One commentator said: ‘He’s like the worst drunk uncle who got a hold of the mic and won’t shut up’


Biden and Johnson share concerns on China’s retaliation after sanctioning of MPs

Boris Johnson and Joe Biden shared their concern about retaliatory action from China.

Donald Trump’s vaccine tsar sacked from biotech board over sex claims

GSK boss Emma Walmsley: ‘More than anything, this simply should not have happened.’


Dominic Raab calls for Nato unity in response to threat posed by Russia

Foreign ministers from the Nato alliance will consider how to respond to Russia’s ‘destabilising activities’.

Donald Trump ‘not a fan’ of Meghan but hopes she runs for president

The former US president told Fox News he hopes the Duchess of Sussex runs for president and described the Queen as a “tremendous person”


Former MI6 spy calls for new laws to stop foreign interference

Christopher Steele called for people working on behalf of foreign countries to be registered, like in the US and Australia.

Wuhan wet market is most likely origin of pandemic, WHO scientists say

Scientists who joined the mission to China earlier this year told a Chatham House briefing they found no evidence to support the ‘lab leak’ theory.

Is the post-Trump Republican party imploding?

Don’t worry if you’ve gone off Netflix — the theatrics of US politics will keep you entertained. While the Republican Party is at war with itself, the stories of two totemic congresswomen can help us understand the schism, says Oliver Wiseman


Senior WHO figures insist it was right not to declare a pandemic sooner

Experts at the World Health Organisation have said governments had every possible warning about the threat posed by Covid-19.

Sadiq Khan launches mayoral re-election bid with ‘jobs, jobs, jobs’ mantra

The Labour incumbent described the forthcoming May election as a ‘two-horse race’ between himself and Conservative candidate Shaun Bailey.