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G7 Summit Round-up: Vaccine inequity, climate change, global taxes

The G7 countries ended their three-day summit with a diverse set of initiatives, including a pledge to vaccinate poorer countries against the coronavirus, a promise to make large corporations pay their fair share of taxes and a plan to tackle climate change. In a joint communique on Sunday at the end of the meeting in […]

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‘Mount Recyclemore’: Sculpture of G7 leaders erected in Cornwall ahead of summit

A sculpture of G7 leaders shaped like Mount Rushmore made of electronic waste has been erected in Cornwall ahead of the G7 Summit. It has been named “Mount Recyclemore” and bids to highlight the damage caused by the disposal of electronic devices. Sculptor Joe Rush said he hoped it would show they needed to be […]

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‘G7 is a very outdated group of countries,’ Trump says delaying June summit

US President Donald Trump on Saturday said he will delay the G7 summit which is scheduled to take place in June and invite other countries — including India, Russia — to join the meeting. “I don’t feel that as a G7 it properly represents what’s going on in the world. It’s a very outdated group […]