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Donald Trump's state visit to the UK in pictures

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President Trump has embarked on the first day of his three-day UK state visit, joined by his wife, First Lady Melania Trump.

Mr Trump was welcomed with a 41-gun salute as he met the Queen at Buckingham Palace.

Here are pictures from the visit, starting on Monday.

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image captionAfter landing at Stansted Airport, President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump appeared on the steps of Air Force One, moments after Mr Trump tweeted comments about London Mayor Sadiq Khan, calling him a "stone cold loser" and accusing him of being "nasty"
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image captionThe tweets followed recent criticism of Mr Trump from Mr Khan, who said the UK should not be "rolling out the red carpet" for the US president during the trip
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image captionForeign Secretary Jeremy Hunt (second left) greets Mr Trump on the tarmac at Stansted. The president will also meet Prime Minister Theresa May during his visit
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image captionMembers of the public watch the Changing of the Guard outside Buckingham Palace shortly before Mr Trump's arrival
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image captionCamilla, Duchess of Cornwall (second left) and Prince Charles (second right) greet President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump at Buckingham Palace
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image captionQueen Elizabeth II greets President Trump at Buckingham Palace
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image captionMr Trump inspects an honour guard during the welcome ceremony
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image caption(left to right) First Lady Melania Trump, Queen Elizabeth II, President Trump, Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall stand on the steps of Buckingham Palace as the US national anthem plays during the welcome ceremony
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image captionAfter a private lunch, Mr Trump and the First Lady were shown items from the Royal Collection (the Royal Family's collection of art) in the palace's picture gallery
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image captionThe items on display included those that had a connection to US history
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image captionPrince Harry, seen here with Ivanka Trump, also viewed the displayed items
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image captionThe Duke of York then accompanied Mr Trump and the First Lady to Westminster Abbey where they placed a wreath on the grave of the unknown warrior
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image captionBefore leaving they signed Westminster Abbey's distinguished visitors' book
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image captionHeading to Clarence House for afternoon tea, Mr Trump gives the thumbs-up from his armoured limousine, which is known as The Beast
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image captionThe president and first lady share a joke with Duke and Duchess of Cornwall at Clarence House ahead of a state banquet at Buckingham Palace
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image captionThe president's motorcade drives down the Mall - which features both US and UK flags for his trip - after leaving Clarence House
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image captionAhead of the state banquet at Buckingham Palace, protestors gathered outside
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image captionThe white tie and tiara event was held in the ballroom at Buckingham Palace
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image captionThe Duchess of Cambridge wore her sash and star of the Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order for the first time
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image captionDonald Trump used his state banquet speech to describe the Queen as a "great, great woman"
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image captionThe Queen raised a toast "to our continued friendship" between the UK and US

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