Donald Trump to arrive at Stansted Airport for UK state visit


Air Force One is expected to land at London Stansted Airport at 09:00 BST. The Queen can host a state banquet at Buckingham Palace on Monday evening for the president and also the First Lady Melania Trump.

Protests are planned across the United Kingdom throughout the visit – together with rallies in London, Manchester, Belfast, Birmingham, and Nottingham.

Ahead of his visit, President Trump told The Sun he was backing Tory leadership competitor Boris Johnson to be the following kingdom prime minister.


He also told The Sunday Times that Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage ought to be concerned in the government’s negotiations to exit the EU.

On Monday, the president will be given a tour of Westminster and will be meeting Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall for tea at Clarence House.

At the state banquet, President Trump and as well as the Queen will be joining by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The Duchess of Sussex will not attend following the birth of her son Archie, who is not even a month old.

Both the president and the Queen are expected to make a speech to guests, which can embody distinguished Americans living in the UK.

President Trump will be staying at the US Ambassador’s residence Winfield House, close to Regent’s Park in central London. On Tuesday morning, President Trump and Prime Minister Theresa May will host a business breakfast at St James’s Palace.

Business leaders understood to be attending include Barclay’s chief executive officer Jes Staley, GlaxoSmithKline chief govt Emma Walmsley, BAE Systems chairman Sir Roger Carr and also the National Grid’s John Pettigrew.

President Trump can then visit Downing Street for talks with Mrs. May, followed by a joint news conference. Mrs. May will raise the problem of global climate change with him during the visit, Downing Street has said.

Protesters are organizing a “national demonstration” which can begin at the square at 11:00 on Tuesday. Both the Stop Trump Coalition and get up to Trump protest teams said they’d be present.

The Met Police said it had “a very experienced command team” leading the operation to cope with the visit.

The police operation for the president’s visit last year was calculable to have cost nearly £18m.

On weekday, President Trump will visit Portsmouth to mark the seventy-fifth day of the D-Day landings.

He will then fly to Shannon, in Ireland, to meet Irish Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Leo Varadkar, before visiting his golf course at Doonbeg.