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Biden flies into UK for meeting of world leaders – follow updates live

No breakthrough in UK-EU talks over Northern Ireland border checks, says Lord Frost

Joe Biden is flying into the UK this evening ahead of the start of the G7 summit in Cornwall.

The US president will touch down at RAF Mildenhall in Suffolk at around 8pm, before a meeting with Boris Johnson on Thursday.

Prior to his arrival, national security adviser Jake Sullivan told the BBC that Mr Biden had “very deep” concerns about the effect of Brexit on Northern Ireland.

Mr Sullivan said the president believes that the Northern Ireland protocol is “critical” to the protection of the Good Friday Agreement.

He added that “whatever way they find to proceed must, at its core, fundamentally protect the gains of the Good Friday Agreement and not imperil that”.

This comes as talks designed to end the dispute between the UK and the EU over Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal ended without a breakthrough on Wednesday.

The EU has said its patience with the UK is “wearing thin” and has threatened…

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