It is hoped companies such as Facebook will sign the charter. Photo: Reuters

France hopeful social media giants Facebook and Snapchat will still sign hate speech pledge after delay

  • France says the charter aims to create a collective movement guaranteeing transparency and cooperation for the safe and positive use of the internet
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It is hoped companies such as Facebook will sign the charter. Photo: Reuters
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US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania arrive in Biarritz for the G7 summit. Photo: Reuters

EU leaders round on US President Donald Trump over trade as tense G7 summit gets underway

  • The US president blew up last year’s summit by engaging in a bitter row with Canada’s prime minister and refusing to sign the traditional joint declaration
  • His administration now stands even farther apart from its key allies on a number of issues, including climate change, Iran, Brexit and Brazil
Topic |   G7

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US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania arrive in Biarritz for the G7 summit. Photo: Reuters
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