On day two of the G8 Summit at Lough Erne, leaders take a walk on Tuesday in the area around the two connected lakes in Northern Ireland. From left to right, Shinzo Abe, Japanese prime minister, Angela Merkel, German chancellor, Vladimir Putin, Russian president, David Cameron, British prime minister, Barack Obama, US president, Francois Hollande, French president, Stephen Harper, Canadian prime minister, and Enrico Letta, Italian prime minister. The leaders are meeting for talks that include the global economy and tax avoidance
UK Prime Minister David Cameron welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel to the Lough Erne golf resort where the G8 summit is taking place in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland.
Protesters masked as the G8 leaders aboard the Big IF Flotilla sail past the international press centre, close to the G8 Summit in Lough Erne, Northern Ireland on Monday.
Yarnbombers display some of the guerrilla knitting and crocheting which they plan to use when they target next week’s G8 summit, in the Mourne Mountains, near Newcastle, County Down on Thursday. Yarnbombing uses knitting or crochet work to make a statement in public, rather than graffiti or street art.
A protester is arrested during the Carnival Against Capitalism demonstration in central London on Tuesday ahead of the G8 summit next week near Enniskillen, Northern Ireland.
Demonstrators protest outside the G8 Foreign Ministers’ meeting in London on Thursday. With US secretary of state John Kerry in attendance, environmental campaigners voiced their opposition to the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The Group of 8 brings together some of the world’s leading economies and comprises Britain, the US, Germany, France, Canada, Japan, Russia and Italy.