In Footage: G7 leaders attend a summit in Cornwall

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By Hazel Shearing
BBC News

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image captionFor some, life has continued more or less as normal in St Ives, Cornwall, this week. Tourists bought fish and chips, and locals took their paddle boards out for a spin. But there is one key difference: the town and the neighbouring village of Carbis Bay are hosting some of the world’s most powerful leaders for the G7 summit of advanced economies.
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image captionThey include US President Joe Biden, who arrived with First Lady Jill Biden at Cornwall Airport, Newquay, on Wednesday.
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image captionThe couple, who are on the first foreign trip of Mr Biden’s presidency, were accompanied by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his wife, Carrie Johnson, on a trip to the beach on Thursday.
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image captionDr Biden and Mrs Johnson even took their shoes off on the sand at Carbis Bay, as Wilfred Johnson – Mr and Mrs Johnson’s son – looked on.