The monarch used the sword to cut a large cake marking the Big Lunch, which the Duchess of Cornwall is patron of.
The Prince of Wales addressed world leaders at the G7 summit in Cornwall.
The Liverpool captain has been made an MBE for services to football and charity in the Queen’s Birthday honours.
Around nine in 10 local areas are currently recording a rise in rates.
St Ives is the closest that members of the public can get to Carbis Bay this week due to severe security measures in place surrounding the summit.
A person in their bubble returned a positive lateral flow test for coronavirus on Friday morning.
The approval of the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab in December came after experts worked at breakneck speed to turn the tide of the pandemic.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson and wife Carrie were waiting to greet the royal party when they arrived at the Eden Project in Cornwall.
The DUP MP has issued a statement after being condemned for joining Sir Van Morrison in an attack on Northern Ireland’s Health Minister.
Cases, infections and hospital numbers are rising – but are still well below the peak of the second wave.
Pengenna Pasties has renamed the pasties with nods to the G7 nation leaders, including Macron’s mixed veg, Merkel’s minted lamb and Biden’s Big-Un.
The Grenfell Tower Memorial Commission said the fire in June 2017, which killed 72 people, must ‘never be forgotten’.
The row over Northern Ireland’s post-Brexit trading arrangements will loom large in talks between Boris Johnson and EU chiefs.
The BMA joins calls for more time to get people vaccinated before restrictions in England are eased.
The leaders gathered in Cornwall will agree the ‘Carbis Bay Declaration’ on Saturday.
Dublin-born Professor Adrian Hill, who is to receive an honorary knighthood, said the challenge is to prevent future outbreaks of disease.
About one in seven of the recipients are from an ethnic minority background and women outnumber men for the first time in six years.