• BC-G7 Summit Coverage Advisory

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    The AP is providing comprehensive coverage of the Group of Seven summit in Biarritz, France, on Aug. 24-26 and preparations for the event.

    For up-to-the-minute coverage, visit Coverage Plan at https://newsroom.ap.org .

    Here is a look at the AP’s upcoming and past coverage:

    Friday:

    G7 SUMMIT-ECONOMY - As global leaders gather on two continents to take account of a darkening economic outlook, this is the picture they face:

    Factories are slumping, many businesses are paralyzed, global growth is sputtering and the world's two mightiest economies are in the grip of a dangerous trade war. By Paul Wiseman, David McHugh and Josh Boak. SENT: 1,100 words, photos.

    With: WHAT’S THE G7 - What is exactly is the G7 and what does it do? By David McHugh. SENT: 1,000 words, photos.

    G7 SUMMIT-BORIS JOHNSON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who has endeavored to lead his country since he was a boy, will get his first moment on the world stage in his new role at the Group of Seven summit in France this weekend. By Danica Kirka. SENT: 900 words, photos.

    G7 SUMMIT-FOOD DIPLOMACY - As tensions loom over this weekend's G-7 summit of world leaders in France, the country is counting on one key asset to cheer up the event: food. SENT: 250 words. AP Photos.

    G7-FASHION - Thirty-two leading companies in the fashion and textile industry have given themselves a set of shared goals under a "Fashion Pact" aimed at reducing the environmental impact of their business. SENT: 130 words.

    G7 SUMMIT - Security is getting tighter in the southern French beach resort of Biarritz before the G-7 leaders' summit beginning this weekend. SENT 130 words, photos.

    G7 SUMMIT-THE LATEST

    Video and photo coverage throughout the day of Counter-G7 protest summit, security measures.

    Saturday:

    G7 SUMMIT- Donald Trump’s not interested, and other G-7 leaders are seriously hobbled at home. But with the global economy getting more shaky by the day, the chiefs of the world’s leading democracies are under heavy pressure to come up with solutions at the annual Group of Seven summit. Upcoming: 500 words by 0800 GMT, developing from leaders’ afternoon arrivals. Photo coverage throughout the day. Live video and edits throughout the day.

    With: G7 SUMMIT-THE LATEST

    TRUMP- Enthusiastic about meeting with Britain's new prime minister and wishing that Russian President Vladimir Putin were part of the crowd, President Donald Trump heads to France to meet with leaders of the world's industrialized nations at a time of anxiety over a global economy that could impact the U.S. and Trump's own re-election chances. Upcoming: 900 words and photos by 0500 GMT.

    Additional spot coverage: Video and photo coverage of multiple events, including protest march from Hendaye at 0900 GMT; summit opening; informal leaders’ dinner; bilateral meetings.

    Sunday:

    G7 SUMMIT- U.S. President Donald Trump and other world leaders discuss the struggling global economy, climate change and aid for developing countries at the annual Group of Seven summit. Upcoming: 700 words by 0700 GMT, developing with meetings. Photo coverage throughout the day. Live video and edits moving throughout the day.

    With: G7 SUMMIT-THE LATEST

    Additional spot coverage: Video and photo coverage of multiple events, including unauthorized protests; bilateral meetings; visiting leaders from India, Egypt and elsewhere; and first ladies program.

    Monday:

    G7 SUMMIT- U.S. President Donald Trump and leaders of other rich democracies seek solutions for the global economy at the annual Group of Seven summit. Upcoming: 700 words by 0700 GMT, developing with meetings. Photo coverage throughout the day. Live video and edits throughout the day.

    With: G7 SUMMIT-THE LATEST

    Additional spot coverage: Video and photo coverage of multiple events, including leaders’ final press conferences and other meetings; possible protests; and first ladies’ event.

    Previously moved:

    Aug. 20:

    G7 SUMMIT-SECURITY - Thousands of French police are setting up checkpoints and combing Atlantic beaches to secure the southwestern coast for world leaders coming for the G-7 summit. Moved Aug. 20 in text, photos and video.

    Aug. 21:

    G7 SUMMIT-MACRON - French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting the G-7 summit fresh off a meeting with Vladimir Putin, trying to playing global mediator at a time of deep insecurity and worldwide economic worries. But Macron’s unpopular at home and has little to show for his diplomatic maneuvering so far. Moved on Aug. 21 .

    With: G7 SUMMIT-PROTESTS - Activists kick off a G-7 “counter-summit” on the French-Spanish border ahead of a meeting of rich world leaders in nearby Biarritz. Sent: 130 words. Video edits of the counter-summit and police preparations have moved. Photos of police preparations and of the counter summit, as well as images of Biarritz also have moved.

    Aug. 22:

    G7 SUMMIT-PROTESTS - The G-7 summit has for the first time co-opted the message of its protesters: Capitalism has led to damaging inequality, the degradation of the environment threatens the global economy, and a handful of rich countries can’t be the only ones making decisions for the world. Sent: 700 words and photos. Additional photo coverage of Biarritz also has moved.

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