G7 Summit: Cornwall on alert as world leaders arrive

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    More than 6,000 police officers have descended on Cornwall to provide security for the G7 summit attended by leaders from the US, Canada, France, Germany, Italy and Japan – and hosted by Boris Johnson.

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