French president Emmanuel Macron: “Look at India, Russia and China. Today, they have much stronger political inspiration than the Europeans.”  Photograph: Yoan Valat

French media were unanimous in praising the G7 summit that ended on Monday as a diplomatic triumph for President Emmanuel Macron. “Whatever the end (...)

French president and G7 host Emmanuel Macron with US president Donald Trump and Italian prime minister Giuseppe Conte during  the G7 Summit in Biarritz, France. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau – Pool/Getty Images

The leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK and US concluded an extraordinary three-day summit in Biarritz with what appeared to be s(...)

US president Donald Trump and French president Emmanuel Macron  shake hands as they hold a press conference on the closing day of the G7 summit in Biarritz, France on Monday. Photograph: Ian Langsdon/EPA

French president Emmanuel Macron announced significant progress on defusing tension between US president Donald Trump and the governments of Iran and (...)

European Council president Donald Tusk  and Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson: US has pledged a big trade deal to Britain in wake of Brexit.  Photograph: Neil Hall

French efforts to save the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, known as the JCPOA, dominated the G7 summit in Biarritz on Saturday and Sunday, with the surpr(...)