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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After 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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The 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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Foreign 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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Members of the public watch the Changing of the Guard outside Buckingham Palace shortly before Mr Trump's arrival
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Camilla, 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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Queen Elizabeth II greets President Trump at Buckingham Palace
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Mr Trump inspects an honour guard during the welcome ceremony
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(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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After 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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The items on display included those that had a connection to US history
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Prince Harry, seen here with Ivanka Trump, also viewed the displayed items
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The 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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Before leaving they signed Westminster Abbey's distinguished visitors' book
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Heading 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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The 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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The 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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Ahead of the state banquet at Buckingham Palace, protestors gathered outside
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The white tie and tiara event was held in the ballroom at Buckingham Palace
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The 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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Donald Trump used his state banquet speech to describe the Queen as a "great, great woman"
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The Queen raised a toast "to our continued friendship" between the UK and US

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