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Trump's UK visit and protests

On the second day of his visit to the UK, President Trump has met Prime Minister Theresa May at Chequers and the Queen at Windsor Castle. A number of protests against his visit also took place. Here are the day's events in pictures.

President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Theresa meet at Chequers in Buckinghamshire Image copyright Reuters

Mr Trump said his relationship with Mrs May was "very, very strong".

President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Theresa meet on the doorstep of Chequers in Buckinghamshire Image copyright PA
President Trump and Prime Minister Theresa May hold a joint press conference at Chequers Image copyright PA

Theresa May and Donald Trump held a joint news conference at Chequers, in which the president insisted the US-UK relationship is "the highest level of special".

Armed British police officers look out from the roof of Chequers ahead of a joint news conference Image copyright EPA

Armed British police officers were seen on the roof of Chequers.

President Trump and Prime Minister Theresa May hold a joint press conference at Chequers Image copyright AFP

Later in the afternoon Mr Trump flew to Windsor to meet the Queen who awaited his arrival on a dais.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II waits to greet US President Donald Trump as he arrives by helicopter Image copyright AFP
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Queen Elizabeth II greets President of the United States, Donald Trump and First Lady, Melania Trump Image copyright Getty Images

Mr Trump and his wife then stood with the Queen as the Coldstream Guards band played the Star-Spangled Banner.

US President Donald Trump and the First Lady Melania Trump are met by Britain's Queen Elizabeth Image copyright Reuters

They then inspected the soldiers before heading inside for tea.

US President Donald Trump and Britain's Queen Elizabeth inspect the Coldstream Guards Image copyright Reuters
Queen Elizabeth II stands with US President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, in the Grand Corridor during their visit to Windsor Castle Image copyright PA

Earlier in the day a blimp depicting President Trump as a nappy-wearing baby was raised in the air in Parliament Square.

Demonstrators prepare to inflate a blimp portraying US President Donald Trump, in Parliament Square, London Image copyright Reuters
A "Baby Trump" balloon is inflated in London's Parliament Square Image copyright PA

London Mayor Sadiq Khan defended his decision to give permission for the blimp to be flown, saying it was not for him to be a censor or to decide what is in good or bad taste. President Trump is not expected to see the inflatable in the air.

A demonstrator wears a badge depicting US President Donald Trump as a baby Image copyright Reuters
First Lady Melania Trump and Philip May, Theresa May's husband, visit the Royal Hospital in Chelsea, London Image copyright PA

First Lady Melania Trump (centre) joined the prime minister's husband Philip May (second right), on a visit to the Royal Hospital Chelsea, and took questions from school children.

First Lady Melania Trump meets school children at the Royal Hospital in Chelsea, London Image copyright PA

Meanwhile, women from a number of different protest groups set off on an anti-Trump march in central London on Friday morning.

Women, from a number of different protest groups, take part in an anti-Trump demonstration in central London Image copyright Reuters

Other protests about the visit are taking place around the country.

Demonstrators wearing Donald Trump and Theresa May paper mache heads join the protest in Butler's Cross, close to Chequers Image copyright PA
Protest in central London Image copyright Getty Images

An afternoon march and rally in central London was attended by tens of thousands of protestors.

Protesters against the UK visit of US President Donald Trump gather with placards to take part in a march and rally in London Image copyright Getty Images
Protesters against the UK visit of US President Donald Trump gather with placards to take part in a march and rally in London Image copyright Getty Images
A pro Donald Trump supporter is seen outside Windsor Castle in Windsor Image copyright Reuters

A pro-Donald Trump supporter was seen outside Windsor Castle.

Prime Minister Theresa May directs US First Lady Melania Trump and US President Donald Trump after a ceremonial welcome for a black-tie dinner with business leaders at Blenheim Palace Image copyright AFP

The prime minister welcomed the Trumps on Thursday for a black tie dinner at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire.

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