British Prime Minister David Cameron begins an official visit to the People's Republic of China. China, UK seek closer ties as economic dialogue opens in Beijing.
David Cameron raises the issue of human rights in talks with China, during what he called a "vitally important" trade mission to the country.
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- The BBC reports that former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom David Cameron is to head a GBP750 million ($1 billion) U.K. private fund to improve air, road and railway links between China and its trading partners.
- British Prime Minister David Cameron says talks between himself and the leaders of the UK's other main political parties on the recommendations of the Leveson report have broken down. Cameron says he will publish a Royal Charter on press regulations on Monday.
- UK retail giant Tesco opens its first own-brand supermarket branch in China, in the capital, Beijing.
- Wang Huning, a senior official of the Communist Party of China, meets with Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe in Beijing, China.
- The United States imposes a 25% tariff on goods imported from China worth $50 billion, set to come into effect on July 6, and accuses Beijing of "intellectual copyright theft".