US President Donald Trump arrives in United Kingdom for four-day visit

The Queen to meet President Donald Trump during UK visit

On Friday, demonstrators are expected to gather near Chequers, the Prime Minister's country residence, where May and Trump will hold a working lunch.

Despite not being an official state visit, the Government is desperate to ensure the USA leader feels he is being treated with the appropriate level of pomp and ceremony.

Speaking at an impromptu press conference after a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels Trump said the British people shared his concerns on immigration, claiming "that's why Brexit happened".

"The people voted to break it up so I would imagine that's what they would do, but maybe they're taking a different route - I don't know if that is what they voted for".

They added that as a whole, polled Britons have a negative view of Trump, but regarding his visit to their country, it can "broadly be described as negative but pragmatic".

People wait to see the arrival of US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump at Winfield House in London on July 12, 2018. "They all made commitments, and they will be up to 2 percent over a relatively short period".

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 prime minister's plan "will definitely affect trade with the United States, unfortunately in a negative way", Trump said.

More than 60,000 people have signed up to demonstrate in London on Friday when protesters intend to fly a large balloon over parliament portraying Trump as an orange, snarling baby.

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Mr Trump refused to deny that he had threatened to pull the USA out of the organisation, but said the atmosphere in the meeting was cordial.

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After arriving by helicopter, Trump stood alongside May on a red carpet on the steps of Blenheim Palace while a military band of British army guardsmen, wearing tall black bearskin hats and red jackets, performed for the two leaders and their spouses.

The decision was met with disappointment from Scottish Green leader Patrick Harvie, who said: "We're used to seeing the President throw his toys out of the pram in the face of peaceful protests, but a tantrum about a balloon is quite unnecessary".

But it is unlikely the Trumps even saw them. While saying that he didn't have any message or advice, he added: "I would say Brexit is Brexit..."

"I have to say I think it's very sad when Germany makes a massive oil and gas deal with Russia where you're supposed to be guarding against Russia, and Germany goes out and pays billions and billions of dollars a year to Russia", Trump began.

"Now, as we prepare to leave the European Union, we have an unprecedented opportunity to do more", she said.

The President and First Lady touched down in the United Kingdom on Thursday afternoon, ahead of a busy weekend that will also see them meet the Queen at Windsor Castle on Friday.

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told reporters his country has no plans to increase defense funding.

Trump is doing his best to avoid the mass protests planned for his controversial trip, which will include talks with May, tea with Queen Elizabeth II, and a private weekend in Scotland. When he leaves Britain on Sunday, after a trip to Scotland where he owns two golf courses, he heads to Helsinki for a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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