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Guy Faulconbridge

World Wide Web code that changed the world up for auction as NFT

11:30am EDT

LONDON The original source code for the World Wide Web that was written by its inventor Tim Berners-Lee is up for sale at Sotheby's as part of a non-fungible token, with bids starting at just $1,000. | Video

G7 chides China on rights, demands COVID origins investigation

Jun 13 2021

CARBIS BAY, England (Reuters) -Group of Seven leaders on Sunday scolded China over human rights in its Xinjiang region, called for Hong Kong to keep a high degree of autonomy and demanded a full and thorough investigation of the origins of the coronavirus in China.

G7 rivals China with grand infrastructure plan

Jun 13 2021

CARBIS BAY, England The Group of Seven richest democracies sought on Saturday to counter China's growing influence by offering developing nations an infrastructure plan that could rival President Xi Jinping's multi-trillion-dollar Belt and Road initiative. | Video

G7 leaders agreed to keep the money taps open - source

Jun 11 2021

CARBIS BAY, England Leaders of the Group of Seven rich nations were in broad agreement about the need to continue supporting their economies with fiscal stimulus after the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, a source familiar with the discussions said on Friday.

UK PM Johnson backs Tokyo Olympics, Japan wants more G7 support

Jun 11 2021

CARBIS BAY, England British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday gave the Tokyo Olympics a show of public support at a meeting with Japan's Yoshihide Suga and welcomed efforts to ensure the Games can take place safely.

British PM hails Biden as 'a big breath of fresh air'

Jun 10 2021

CARBIS BAY, England (Reuters) -British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hailed U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday as "a big breath of fresh air", and praised his determination to work with allies on important global issues ranging from climate change and COVID-19 to security. | Video

Biden brings a Brexit warning for Britain: Don't imperil N.Irish peace

Jun 09 2021

CARBIS BAY, England, June 9 U.S. President Joe Biden brings a grave Brexit warning to his first meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson: Prevent a row with the European Union from imperiling the delicate peace in Northern Ireland.

Brexit bureaucracy creates British nightmare for Dutch boat captain

Jun 09 2021

LONDON When Dutch boat captain and engineer Ernst-Jan de Groot applied to continue working in Britain after Brexit, he became ensnared in a bureaucratic nightmare because of an online glitch and says he is now likely to lose his job.

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