In pictures: World leaders bask in Cornwall sun at G7 summit

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The G7 summit in the resort of Carbis Bay in Cornwall, in the south-west of England, has seen the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the US and UK gather in person for the first time since the pandemic.

Here are pictures from the event.

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image captionThe second day of the G7 summit on Saturday took place amid blue skies and summery temperatures - and appropriately wrapped up with a beachside barbecue. Carrie and Boris Johnson's one-year-old son, Wilfred, was introduced to the guests.
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image captionA display by the RAF's Red Arrows captivated the G7 leaders.
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image captionMembers of the public also turned out to watch the Red Arrows over Carbis Bay.
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image captionBoris Johnson hosted a press conference at the end of the summit - outlining a pledge to donate one billion doses of Covid vaccines to poorer countries.
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image captionAfter leaving Cornwall, US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden met the Queen for tea at Windsor Castle.
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image captionEarlier on Sunday, they were pictured attending Mass at a church in St Ives, near the G7 summit venue.
image captionThe prime minister was up early on Sunday morning, taking a dip in the sea ahead of the final days of talks.
image captionThe prime minister was greeted by his wife Carrie after the swim.
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image captionThe tensions of Saturday's discussions on Northern Ireland appeared to be put aside as French President Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson chatted at the barbecue.
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image captionThe discussions among the leaders continued earlier in the day - against the stunning backdrop of the Cornish coast.
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image captionCarrie Johnson and US First Lady Jill Biden - as well as France's Brigitte Macron - visited the open air Minack Theatre on the cliffs at Porthcurno.
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image captionSunday's business began with the PM meeting South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.
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image captionWorld leaders gather on the beach in Carbis Bay for a photo on Friday, the first day of the summit. Pictured (left to right): Justin Trudeau, Canada's prime minister; Charles Michel, president of the European Council; US President Joe Biden, Yoshihide Suga, Japan's prime minister; Boris Johnson, the UK's prime minister; Mario Draghi, Italy's prime minister; Emmanuel Macron, France's president; Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission and Angela Merkel, Germany's chancellor.
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image captionMost of the discussions over the three day summit are taking place behind closed doors.
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image captionMr Johnson greeted France's President Mr Macron with an elbow bump as their spouses, Carrie Johnson (right) and Brigitte Macron (left), looked on. Global coronavirus vaccinations and climate change are due to be the focus of the summit between the leaders of the seven nations.
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image captionAnd US President Biden and French President Macron also made the most of the sunny weather on Saturday by posing outside as they met for talks.
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image captionLater on, protesters took part in a mass paddle at Gyllyngvase Beach near Falmouth, as part of a campaign by Surfers Against Sewage.
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image captionSeparately, climate change protesters organised by Extinction Rebellion walked through Falmouth's town centre.
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image captionAll eyes were on the Queen as she joined leaders for a reception at the Eden Project on Friday evening.
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image captionAhead of the summit, Britain's Mr Johnson and wife Carrie met US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden. After the meeting, Mr Johnson told the BBC the alliance between the US and the UK should be known as the "indestructible relationship".
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image captionExtra security saw police officers on a rigid inflatable boat in St Ives.
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image captionA local bakery got into the spirit of the event with commemorative G7 pasties.
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image captionThe Duchess of Cambridge, here with First Lady Jill Biden, looking at the work of children at Connor Downs Academy in Hayle, West Cornwall.
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image captionMrs Biden and Mrs Johnson took their shoes off on the sand at Carbis Bay, as Wilfred Johnson - Mr and Mrs Johnson's son - looked on.
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image captionPolice lined the street outside a pub decorated with the flags of the G7 countries, as delegates left the Tregenna Castle in Carbis Bay.

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