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The day’s top stories from BBC News. Delivered twice a day on weekdays, daily at weekends

    G7 leaders highlight issue of climate change by visiting the Eden Project

    G7 leaders highlight issue of climate change by visiting the Eden Project

    Queen Elizabeth greeted the G7 leaders on their 1st day of their summit in Cornwall. Also: a teenager who filmed George Floyd's murder is given a Pulitzer Prize, and Italy opens Euro 2020 with 3-0 win over Turkey.

    • 30 min
    G7 summit: Leaders to discuss climate and vaccines

    G7 summit: Leaders to discuss climate and vaccines

    The British Prime Minister has opened the G7 summit calling for lessons to be learned from the pandemic - and for the recovery to be green and more equally spread. Israel ex-top spy reveals Mossad operations against Iran. Hong Kong to censor films that ‘endanger national security’.

    • 24 min
    Biden confirms US will donate half a billion Covid vaccine doses

    Biden confirms US will donate half a billion Covid vaccine doses

    But critics say the donation to poor countries isn't enough to vaccinate the world. Also: the wife of Mexico's most notorious drugs lord pleads guilty to money laundering and drugs trafficking, and after 20 years - the end of the Kardashians' TV show.

    • 26 min
    US president and British PM meeting on eve of G7 summit

    US president and British PM meeting on eve of G7 summit

    The US president Joe Biden and the British prime minister Boris Johnson are having their first face-to-face talks in Cornwall. Also: Myanmar's Suu Kyi is accused of accepting bribes and faces up to 15 years in jail, and a nun in California admits stealing school funds for gambling.

    • 26 min
    Biden in UK - for first foreign trip as president

    Biden in UK - for first foreign trip as president

    Arriving for the G7 summit, Mr Biden pledged to act on climate change and challenge autocrats. Also: Mozambique's missing children, and Italy's declining birth-rate - due to Covid.

    • 26 min
    US defends its efforts to share Covid-19 vaccines globally

    US defends its efforts to share Covid-19 vaccines globally

    The US National Security advisor Jake Sullivan accuses Russia and China of coercing countries into accepting their vaccines. Also: US super-rich 'pay almost no income tax'; France and Belgium loosen Covid-19 restrictions for summer.

    • 31 min

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