Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds on first public outing together since they wed as they hit the beach in Cornwall


BORIS Johnson and Carrie Symonds had their first public outing as a married couple – taking to the world stage at the G7 in Cornwall.

The newlyweds last night strolled along the sands at Carbis Bay, where global leaders and a scrum of media and security are descending this weekend.

Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds today at Carbis Bay
Mr Johnson will host world leaders in Carbis Bay for the G7 summit

The PM appeared in high spirits ahead of his first face-to-face meeting with Joe Biden this afternoon.

But their inaugural sit-down risks being overshadowed by heated disagreements over post-Brexit arrangements for Northern Ireland.

The US President is expected to use the bilateral talks to urge the PM to defuse the trade row with Brussels.

Carrie – now Mrs Johnson after secretly marrying at Westminster Cathedral last month – is will host First Lady Jill Biden for tea during the talks.

The two couples were all due to tour St Michael’s Mount – a picturesque tidal island – but bad weather scuppered the trip.

There was a high chance of rain around lunchtime with a moderate breeze.

The leaders will meet instead in Carbis Bay, the location for Friday’s summit.

Ahead of their meeting President Biden tweeted: “Today, I’ll be meeting with Prime Minister Boris Johnson ahead of the G7 Summit in Cornwall.

“I look forward to affirming the special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom and discussing how we’ll tackle our shared challenges together in the years ahead.”

Transatlantic tensions ratcheted up this morning when it emerged the White House issued an unprecedented dressing down to No 10 over the Northern Ireland crisis.

Its ambassador to London accused the UK of “inflaming tensions” with its approach in a fiery clash with Brexit minister Lord Frost.

Washington even “strongly urged” Boris Johnson to accept “unpopular compromises” such as aligning with EU food safety rules.

Responding to the revelations, one Tory MP told Politico: “America should remember who their allies are.”

Yesterday senior eurocrats threatened to start a trade war with Britain if we refuse to impose their sausage blockade on Northern Ireland.

They are gearing up to launch legal action which could end with tariffs and quotas being slapped on UK goods.

Brussels red tape states that chilled meats like sausages and burgers can’t be imported into the bloc.

Those rules are set to apply to Northern Ireland because it stayed in the Single Market as part of the Brexit deal.

The two sides agreed a six-month grace period to allow time to find a permanent solution, which runs out at the end of this month.

The PM appeared in high spirits ahead of his first face-to-face meeting with Joe Biden

The PM at Carbis Bay where he is due to meet President Biden later today


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