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In Pictures: Thousands protest as Trump meets PM and Queen

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The US president is on a four-day working visit to the UK.

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Thousands took to the streets in protest as US President Donald Trump held talks with Prime Minister Theresa May and met the Queen during the second day of his visit to the UK.

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First stop was Chequers, where Theresa May offered a warm welcome to the visiting president (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
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Protesters in Butler’s Cross, close to the Prime Minister’s country residence (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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Not sure the real leaders got this close… (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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Talks at Chequers (Jack Taylor/PA)
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Donald Trump hailed Theresa May as an ‘incredible’ Prime Minister and said she was ‘doing a fantastic job’ after they emerged (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
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Mr Trump insisted he ‘didn’t criticise’ the PM in an interview, and hit out at ‘fake news’ (Jack Taylor/PA)
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Meanwhile in London, First Lady Melania Trump joined Mrs May’s husband Philip for a game of bowls (Luca Bruno/PA)

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The Flotus took part in the game at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea (Luca Bruno/PA)
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But it wasn’t so peaceful elsewhere in the capital, with thousands taking to the streets (Yui Mok/PA)
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Just a small selection of the placards on show (Victoria Jones/PA)
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Not too flattering… (Yui Mok/PA)

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Demonstrators descended on Trafalgar Square (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)
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Protesters cool off (Gareth Fuller/PA)
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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn addressed protesters, arguing the UK should not be rolling out the red carpet for Donald Trump (Victoria Jones/PA)
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Protests were held around the country, including in Albert Square, Manchester (Danny Lawson/PA)
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The scene in George Square, Glasgow (Lesley Martin/PA)
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Protests in Belfast (Rebecca Black/PA)
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Away from the drama, Donald and Melania Trump visited Windsor Castle to meet the Queen (Steve Parsons/PA)
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The US national anthem was played (Ben Stansall/PA)
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The Potus joined Her Majesty to inspect a guard of honour (Matt Dunham/PA)
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And he was clearly impressed (Matt Dunham/PA)
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Finally, Donald and Melania Trump touched down at Glasgow Prestwick Airport (Andrew Milligan/PA)
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They were welcomed by Scottish Secretary David Mundell (Jane Barlow/PA)
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The president is expected to spend the weekend at his Turnberry golf resort (Jane Barlow/PA)

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