Donald Trump flies in to a rough reception

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Shrugging off the plans for mass protests, which will include a giant baby-shaped blimp bearing Trump's features, he said in Brussels: "They like me a lot in the UK".

On the same day, protests against his visit have been planned outside US Ambassador's residence in Regent's Park where President Trump is reported to be staying overnight.

The US President touched down in London Stansted Airport, Essex, at 1.50pm BST with his wife, First Lady Melania Trump, after arriving from the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels.

A giant inflatable "Trump baby" will be brought to Scotland to coincide with the United States president's visit over the weekend.

Then on Monday, he will be off to Helsinki to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Donald Trump, 72, is about to visit the United Kingdom for the first time since being elected president in November 2016, and the British people aren't prepared to give him a warm welcome.

The embassy also warned Americans, however, to "exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings that may become violent". But trip planners may go out of their way to shield Mr. Trump from viewing another aspect of the greeting: an oversized balloon depicting the president as an angry baby in a diaper that will be flown from Parliament Square during what are expected to be massive gatherings of protesters opposed to the USA leader's presence.

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, the author of "Trump's America", said parallels can be drawn between Churchill's years in the wilderness during the 1930s and Trump's emergence in Republican politics from outside the establishment.

She says they have "turned a blind eye" to the situation.

Donald Trump could threaten to drop plans for a trade deal with Britain unless Theresa May backs a hard Brexit while on his controversial trip to the UK.

Opponents to the controversial USA leader have threatened mass protests but Mr Trump is expected to avoid areas such as central London where demonstrators are likely to gather.

It will be a working visit, which will see him have meetings with the Prime Minister, British business leaders and the Queen.

"I said "If the President is coming to town I'll call it the Trump Arms", he said.

She listed Mr Trump's immigration policies, bans on some people entering the U.S., his foreign policies, and lack of support for taking action on climate change as having affects across the globe.

In other news from this morning's press conference, Trump stunted expectations when he refused to comment on the UK's current Brexit turmoil.

The two leaders will hold talks the following day at Chequers, the 16th-century manor house which is the prime minister's official country residence.

While tens of thousands of Brits are set to protest Donald Trump's visit on Thursday, one pub in west London will be welcoming him with open arms. The issue is 'Do they have freedom to protest, freedom to assemble and should they be allowed to do so?

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