Keyword: G7

Macron says G7 leaders close to agreeing plan over Amazon fires

French president has described the fires as an 'international crisis' and pushed for them to be prioritised at G7 summit in French town of Biarritz.

French police fire tear gas and water cannons at anti-G7 protesters

Meanwhile environmental group will defy ban on demonstrations in nearby Bayonne with march carrying official portraits of President Macron.

Amazon fires to top G7 agenda as Macron opposes Mercosur deal

The crisis of wildfires raging in the Amazon is to be the subject of emergency talks at this weekend's G7 summit in south-west France, while President Emmanuel Macron has announced he is withdrawing support for the Mercosur free-trade deal between the EU and South American nations, accusing his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro of 'lying' about his commitments on combating the climate emergency.

May and Macron discuss Brexit terms

British Prime Minister Theresa May held talks with French Presisdent Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Sicily when, a spokesperson said, she underlined that she wanted the reciprocal arrangements for British and EU expatriate nationals to be decided early on in the discussions over Britain's exit from the EU.

First G7 meeting for Macron, May, Trump and Gentiloni

The G7 summit of the world's major economies that opened in the Sicilian town of Taormina on Friday was the first ever attended by French President Emmanuel Macron, his US counterpart Donald Trump, British Prime minister Theresa May and her Italian counterpart Paolo Gentiloni, where there were expected to be tough discussions on conflicting views over trade and efforts to slow climate change.