President Obama with the Duke of Edinburgh
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41-gun salute for President Obama at Buckingham Palace

President Obama inspected a Guard of Honour in the grounds of Buckingham Palace as a 41-gun salute sounded from nearby Green Park.

Mr Obama listened to the American national anthem before walking amongst the Scots Guards with the Duke of Edinburgh.

The Obamas are on a three-day state visit to the UK as part of a week-long trip to Europe.

Nicolas Witchell reports.

  • 24 May 2011
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