Red Arrows put on spectacular airshow for G7 leaders

Red, white and blue smoke fills the sky above Cornwall's Carbis Bay beach

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The British Royal Air Force's Red Arrows flew in formation and let loose their red, white and blue smoke over Cornwall on Saturday, as G7 leaders relaxed after signing a 'Build Back Better for the World' pact agreeing to address the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.

Scroll through the gallery to see highlights from the show.

Prior to making their way to the beach for the airshow and barbecue, the world leaders assembled for their latest obligatory photo shoot.

The keen-eyed will spot more than seven grinning leaders after UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson welcomed the heads of South Korea, Australia and South Africa, as well as the secretary-general of the United Nations, António Guterres.

The British government said the guest nations were invited to take part in the summit as part of  Mr Johnson's "Global Britain" agenda and that the expanded group can help the G7 "intensify cooperation between the world's democratic and technologically advanced nations".