​Donald Trump Has Landed In The UK For The First Time As President

Here he is. Donald Trump has officially landed in the UK, ready for his four-day stay.

It's been 18 months since the businessman was sworn into office and moved into the White House, but this is his first trip to the UK.

While he's here, he's going to have to swerve the thousands of people who are taking to the streets to protest against him.

70,000 people are expected to attend an anti-Trump rally at Trafalgar Square tomorrow, with a march through Central London first.

He's said he 'appreciates free speech', so don't worry about holding back everyone.

His itinerary for his trip looks pretty busy, with a possible meeting with the Queen also pencilled in.

Credit: PA
Credit: PA

He has arrived, with Melania, straight from the NATO summit, where he's criticised other nations over their defence budgets and accused Germany of being "controlled by Russia".

First up is a meet and greet at the US Embassy, followed by a swish black tie dinner with Theresa May at Blenheim Palace. Erm, don't you have work you should be doing Theresa?

He'll spend tonight in the swanky Winfield House in Central London, which has been surrounded by concrete and metal fences and barricades for the occasion. Not quite the bunting he was probably hoping for.

The prime minister will then accompany Trump to a military exercise (they'll watch, not join in), before they sit and have a proper talk about the relationship between the US and the UK.

He's also expected to have tea with the Queen on Friday, before he heads up to Scotland for the weekend.

He'll be welcomed by the Scottish secretary of state when he reaches Scotland, then he's expected to spend the weekend at his South Ayrshire Turnery golf resort before he heads back to the States on Sunday.

Credit: PA
Credit: PA

A big part of the protests against Trump will be Trump Baby, a 20ft orange blimp depicting the world leader as a crying baby.

It will fly over the capital tomorrow, and people want it to follow him up to his golf course too. The giant floating baby has been approved by City Hall but could still be deflated and taken down by the Met or National Air Traffic Service.

Until then, it'll be floating around at Parliament Square Garden, right next to the Houses of Parliament.

Featured Image Credit: PA

Daisy Jackson

Daisy Jackson is a freelance writer, who has previously worked at Shortlist Media and Trinity Mirror. She has written about the Manchester terror attacks and appeared on BBC Five live to discuss the aftermath, as well as interviewing an orthopaedic surgeon in Syria.

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