Donald Trump visit to United Kingdom 'in turmoil' inspires baby blimp protest

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	Donald Trump at Turnberry during the 2016 Presidential race

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.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who signed off on the so-called "baby Trump" blimp, defended the decision Thursday, arguing the protests were not anti-American but emblematic of free speech.

Tens of thousands of people are expected to march through London in protest against Mr Trump's visit and some of his actions during his first 18 months in power.

Mr Corbyn said that the USA president's policies were putting the lives of millions of people at risk.

A giant inflatable balloon said to represent the US President as a baby has been refused permission to fly to Scotland.

The U.S. Embassy in London alerted American citizens there to "exercise caution" and "keep a low profile".

Trump flew in after a fraught North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels where he piled pressure on allies to double their defence spending.

"I'm not for or against him coming, but I hope he doesn't come here and do something negative".

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Mr Trump and his wife Melania are expected to stay in London only for a single overnight stay at the United States embassy. Trump had made a series of ill-informed comments about London - criticising crime rates and the threat of terrorism.

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But it's not simply the protesters, who are expected to dog Mr. Trump throughout his visit, including his weekend in Scotland, but his fraught relationship with political leaders accustomed to harmonious exchanges with USA leaders, a tradition of unity that goes back at least to the vital World War II partnership of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill.

Assistant Chief Constable Mark Williams said: "Clearly there is a significant protection operation in place for the president and this includes restrictions to the airspace in the Turnberry area".

"So that was the full planning that went into it - 10 pints of stout and, you know, late-night conversation."

The Labour leader hit out at Mr Trump on the first day of his controversial visit to the UK. "I'd like to see them be able to work it out so it could go quickly, whatever they work out".

Just before departing for Europe earlier this week, Trump ruffled feathers again by saying that the United Kingdom was in "turmoil", referring to the resignation of two prominent Cabinet ministers protesting Prime Minister May's Brexit policy.

Asked in Brussels about the massive demonstrations expected at the next stop of his European trip, Mr. Trump said it was "fine" that there were protests planned.

On Friday he'll meet Theresa May at the prime minister's country house, Chequers - and he'll meet the Queen at Windsor Castle while protests take place in London.

He is due to stay overnight at the ambassador's Winfield House residence in London's Regent's Park, where demonstrators plan to play recordings of migrant children held in United States detention centres.

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