Second day of Trump’s UK state visit in pictures

Second day of Trump's UK state visit in pictures

President Trump is on the second day of his three-day state visit to the UK, joined by his wife, First Lady Melania Trump.

Mr and Mrs Trump visited Downing Street for talks with Prime Minister Theresa May and will attend an evening banquet at Winfield House, the London residence of the US ambassador.

Day one of state visit in pictures

Protests against Mr Trump’s state visit have been held in central London. Here are pictures of events on Tuesday.

A giant balloon depicting Mr Trump as a baby

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In Parliament Square, protesters started the day by inflating a giant balloon depicting Mr Trump as a baby.

Mr Trump with Theresa May and others at a table

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Mr Trump travelled from Buckingham Palace to St James’s Palace for a business roundtable discussion with Prime Minister Theresa May and others

Mr Trump and others at a table in St James's Palace

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The breakfast meeting of British and US business leaders was intended to boost trade links between the two countries

The red carpet was rolled out at Downing Street

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At Downing Street, the red carpet was rolled out in preparation for Mr Trump’s meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May

Mr and Mrs Trump arrived at Downing Street

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Mr and Mrs Trump arrived at Downing Street in the vehicle Cadillac One, an enhanced limousine known as the “Beast”

(Left to right) Philip May, Prime Minister Theresa May, President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump

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The Trumps posed for photographers outside Number 10 alongside Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband, Philip May

Theresa May and Donald Trump

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Earlier in the day, Mrs May said the UK and US had “a great partnership” and could shape and influence the global economy if they worked together

Mr and Mrs Trump are shown a copy of the American Declaration of Independence

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Inside Downing Street, Mr and Mrs Trump were shown a copy of the American Declaration of Independence

Ivanka Trump and Woody Johnson at 10 Downing Street.

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Ivanka Trump (centre) and Woody Johnson, US ambassador to the UK (left), also joined Mr and Mrs Trump

Larry the Downing Street cat under Mr Trump's armoured Cadillac, known as the "Beast".

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All the frenzied activity proved too much for Larry the Downing Street cat, who settled under Mr Trump’s armoured Cadillac, known as the “Beast”

An anti-Trump protest in Trafalgar Square

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Meanwhile, a protest against the state visit started in Trafalgar Square nearby

A model of Mr Trump sat on a golden toilet

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The protest included a model of Mr Trump seated on a golden toilet

Jeremy Corbyn at a rally against the state visit of President Trump

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Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn spoke at a rally against the state visit

Jeremy Corbyn at a rally against the state visit of President Trump

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Mr Trump said he had turned down a request from Mr Corbyn to meet during the visit. A Labour spokesman said Mr Corbyn remained “ready to engage with the president on a range of issues, including the climate emergency, threats to peace and the refugee crisis”

President Trump and Prime Minister Theresa May giving a press conference

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President Trump and Prime Minister Theresa May gave a joint press conference at the Foreign and Commonwealth office

President Trump and Prime Minister Theresa May giving a press conference

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During the press conference Theresa May recalled the moment Mr Trump suggested she sue the European Union over Brexit negotiations. Mr Trump replied: “I would’ve sued and settled maybe, but you never know. She’s probably a better negotiator than I am”

Melania Trump and Philip May with children at a garden party at 10 Downing Street

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Mrs Trump and Mr May met the children of US embassy and Downing Street staff at an Anglo-American themed garden party at Number 10. A brass band played as the families enjoyed British and American games, from croquet to basketball, and ate popcorn and hot dogs

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall joined Mr and Mrs Trump for dinner at the US ambassador's residence in Regent's Park, London

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The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall joined Mr and Mrs Trump for dinner at the US ambassador’s residence in Regent’s Park, London

The table at which US President Donald Trump will sit at Winfield House

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They enjoyed a European menu served alongside American wine. Mrs and Mr May, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and Cabinet Secretary Mark Sedwill were also among the guests

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