The Prime Minister said he was “proud” of the UK’s contribution to global education despite the country going through tough economic times during the Covid-19 pandemic.Boris Johnson opened his speech at the Global Education Summit by praising the impact of the coronavirus vaccines in allowing in-person international gatherings to resume.
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The prime minister has held three bilateral meetings with African leaders at the Global Education Summit in south-west London.
Boris Johnson met with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo and Somalian Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble. Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Boris Johnson has welcomed the President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta to Chequers, where they jointly planted a tree in the gardens.
Mr Kenyatta joked with the Prime Minister: “I hope you’re going to look after it … this is going to be the indication of whether our relationship is really long term.” Report by Buseld. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has said that the Northern Ireland Protocol is the solution to issues caused by Brexit.Mrs von der Leyen also said the Northern Ireland Protocol is not the problem behind a series of issues the region has faced in recent months. She made the comments during a visit to Dublin to formally approve the Irish Government’s proposals for projects funded by the European recovery and resilience plan.
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Charles Michel, President of the European Council, speaks to Becky Anderson about waiving vaccine patents, the EU’s stance on allegations of human rights abuses in China, and on the origins of the pandemic.
Global Chit-Chat special show disscusses the significance and the key takeaways from the G7 summit where the world leaders met for the first time. Watch the show to find out how the world leaders will deliver on the promise of 1 billion Covid-19 doses to lower income countries. Tridivesh Singh Maini and Anubhuti Gaur discuss the challenges and opportunities. Watch the show.
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Henrietta Fore, Executive Director of UNICEF, tells Becky Anderson just how critical it is for low-income countries to receive vaccines doses as soon as possible, and why the G7 pledges don’t go far enough.
Kersti Kaljulaid, President of Estonia, speaks to Becky Anderson about the growing threat of cyber attacks, including from Russia, and why the G7 must acknowledge the need for strengthening cyber security.
The Queen has held a rare face-to-face audience at Windsor Castle, meeting the Australian prime minister, who told her she was “quite the hit” at the G7 summit.Wearing a vibrant yellow floral dress, the monarch was seen standing with her hands behind her back as she chatted to Scott Morrison in the Berkshire royal residence’s Oak Room on Tuesday.It is the first time the head of state has been photographed carrying out an audience in person, rather than virtually, since March 2020, just before England’s first lockdown.The Queen, who is also monarch of Australia, was photographed smiling warmly as she met Mr Morrison.
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A walrus, affectionately dubbed Wally, has become something of a celebrity over the past few months as he has been travelling along the coasts of France, Cornwall and Wales. However, his popularity is starting to wane after he sunk and damaged a number of vessels on the Isles of Scilly. The reason why Wally is two and a half thousand miles from his natural arctic habitat is unclear. After a couple of weeks staying on St Mary's, many locals would like him to go home. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The Queen has hosted the US President and First Lady for tea at Windsor Castle. Joe Biden and his wife Jill travelled to the Berkshire royal residence on Marine One on Sunday after attending the G7 summit in Cornwall.
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