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Protesters stage noisy gathering at U.S. ambassador’s official residence

Protesters stage noisy gathering at U.S. ambassador’s official residence

"I used to love London as a city", Trump said. Thousands of protesters were expected to gather outside the luxurious residence later Thursday.

This peaceful protest has just added fuel to the fire of Trump jokes, as people from all over the world took to Twitter to add their opinion to this slightly ridiculous controversy. After this, the two will join the new British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt for talks and a working lunch at the prime ministerial Chequers country retreat.

Some critics of Mr Trump are calling for Mrs May to make a similar speech to that of Hugh Grant's PM in the press conference with Billy Bob Thornton's president, as an act of defiance. "It seems so un-American".

Trump's visit is one of the biggest mutual aid operations for police in recent years, requiring similar resources to the 2014 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Wales, the council said.

"We want to put a positive spin on his visit because we think that what comes out of this visit is more important than any kind of protest that can be made", she said.

An inflatable, baby version of President Donald Trump could be appearing over his golf course in Scotland this weekend.

The US president's brash style and hardline "America First" policies have caused consternation across Britain's political spectrum and society.

Top it off with the introduction of trade policies that have targeted some European industries - even though European nations are longtime friends accustomed to easy trade with the United States - and it is not surprising that Mr. Trump's itinerary will keep him out of central London on Friday, when large protests are planned.

The organizers claim that flying the balloon is their right "pursuant to the rights of Freedom of Assembly and of Association", as well as the right to protest peacefully.

Trump, in an interview with Britain's Sun newspaper, criticized London Mayor Sadiq Khan, saying he had not been "hospitable" to the US government.

Melania Trump pulled out all the stops for her first night in the UK. During a state visit, foreign leaders are invited to address the British Parliament ー Trump will not be given that chance. That led roughly half a million people to sign a petition calling for him to be banned from entering the United Kingdom. "The British are pretty gentle people". It was an extraordinary rebuke from a close ally.

President Trump, in a wide-ranging interview with The Sun, said British Prime Minister Theresa May ignored his advice on Brexit, a move he said threatens to scuttle a trade deal with the U.S. Instead, what had been an state visit was downgraded to a working visit, which means the Queen does not officially host the president and the first lady as she has done with previous USA presidents. When Trump canceled his plans a few weeks before the big day, some - like London Mayor Sadiq Khan - speculated that the expected opposition scared off Trump and was happy about it.

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