Protests and etiquette at the G7 conference are captured in photos.
Leaders from around the world gathered in Cornwall for the G7 summit, where they posed for the traditional group shot before the discussions began.
Boris Johnson, the British Prime Minister, hosted the leaders’ official welcome in Carbis Bay.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, European Council President Charles Michel, US President Joe Biden, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, French President Emmanuel Macron, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel were among those who joined him.
Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds had a stroll on the beach as well.
Joe Biden was seen keeping an eye on the clock.
On Friday morning, before of the leaders’ ceremonial arrival, security was tight, with police taking to the sea to inspect the area at St Ives.
Local shops in St Ives celebrated the event, with Pengenna Pasties’ Graeme Parkhill proudly displaying his commemorative G7 snack.
Activists from the Extinction Rebellion conducted protests before of the discussions.
The leaders were re-created in sand on a beach in Cornwall to demand more Covid-19 vaccine contributions to countries all around the world.
Following the arrival of certain leaders, including US Vice President Joe Biden, ahead of the meeting, French President Emmanuel Macron was among those who landed in Cornwall on Friday morning.
With an elbow bump, Prime Minister Boris Johnson greeted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
As the summit got underway, US First Lady Jill Biden accompanied the Duchess of Cambridge on a visit to Connor Downs Academy in Hayle, Cornwall. They got together to talk about child development in the early years.
The guests were given a tour of a classroom and met some of the school’s youngest students, aged four to eleven.