Trump to Meet with Queen Elizabeth II and Britain's PM Amid Protests


President Trump is wrapping up at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels, Belgium, before he heads to the United Kingdom later today.

May is trying to unify her deeply divided Conservative Party behind her Brexit plans with some of her own lawmakers openly speaking of a leadership challenge.

A giant 20-foot balloon depicting an orange and angry baby Trump in a nappy will rise above Parliament Square Gardens tomorrow after London Mayor Sadiq Khan led Greater London Authority gave permission for it to fly. But one woman said Trump had given a "short speech" which she described as "lovely". "But when they make you feel unwelcome, why would I stay there?"

The Sun said its interview with Mr Trump was conducted in Brussels before he left for the British leg of his trip.

The first protest, described as "the wall of sound", is scheduled for 5:30 p.m., when Trump heads to Winfield House, the residence of the US ambassador, in Regent's Park in London.

"UK and USA special forces will be involved in a demonstration which will involve a counter-terrorism scenario and an outdoor capabilities demonstration showing equipment that the [British] special forces use when they conduct joint operations with their U.S. counterparts", a statement from Downing Street read.

An inflatable, baby version of President Donald Trump could be appearing over his golf course in Scotland this weekend.

May contacted Trump days after he was inaugurated, extending the invitation for a coveted state visit that would be hosted by Queen Elizabeth II, but that gesture has proved far more controversial than expected as Trump has shown little interest in maintaining "diplomacy as usual" with European allies.

In a statement ahead of Trump's arrival, she said the visit would focus on trade and strengthening defence and security ties, saying there was no stronger alliance than Britain's "special relationship with the USA".

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"This week we have an opportunity to deepen this unique trading relationship and begin discussions about how we will forge a strengthened, ambitious and future-proof trade partnership".

She'll also be hoping Mr. Trump ignores the thousands of people protesting his visit.

Hours before his arrival here, Trump said he is "fine" about any protests during his visit to the UK.

A campaign is also underway to get "American Idiot", a 2004 song by the U.S. punk rock band Green Day, to the top of the UK Singles Chart.

The Trumps are joining Prime Minister May and other British business leaders at the black-tie dinner at the palace to kick off their visit to Britain.

Over a lunch of Dover sole, lamb and lemon meringue pie, the leaders will discuss Russian Federation, trade, Brexit and the Middle East.

He will be treated to a Guard of Honour when he meets the Queen at Windsor Castle for tea tomorrow, there will also be a grand dinner at Blenheim Palace tonight as well as a lunch with Theresa May at Chequers on Friday (UK time).

In Scotland, almost 8,000 people had signed a petition to be allowed to fly the giant Trump baby ballon over the Turnberry course where the US president is expected to play golf Saturday.