Trump to meet Queen during first official visit to UK

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Instead the president will be whisked off for a tour of some of England's most impressive historic buildings before departing for Scotland for a relaxing weekend, part of which is expected to be spent on the golf course.

"It's just been announced: Donald Trump is coming to Britain on a state visit later this year", reads a Facebook event description for a protest planned Friday and Saturday that has more than 58,000 RSVPing to attend.

Johnson said Trump was "aware" of the planned protest, which will also feature a six-metre (19-foot) high balloon showing the president wearing a nappy.

The commitment to a bilateral deal followed remarks about Trump's upcoming trip to the United Kingdom, where the president is scheduled to meet with both Prime Minister Theresa May and Queen Elizabeth II.

"Mr Trump has said some unusual and irregular things, and some things I would certainly not agree with, but he has not, like many world leaders who Her Majesty and the government have met over the years, abused human rights".

Local councillors in west Oxfordshire from the opposition Labour Party also wrote in an open letter to Trump that they object to his visit to Blenheim Palace.

With plenty of pomp and ceremony, their evening will get underway with a military welcome by the bands of the Scots, Irish and Welsh guards.

While Johnson emphasized the U.S.' longstanding ties with the U.K., Trump has previously taken steps that have outraged many across the pond, including retweeting videos from an anti-Islamic fringe political group and clashing with London's first Muslim mayor, Sadiq Khan, on Twitter after a terrorist attack last June.

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Despite a series of diplomatic spats with Washington since Trump s election, the British government is keen to strike a trade deal with the United States but the visit is likely to feature major protests against the U.S. leader.

Invited guests, including a number of business leaders, will eat dinner to the sounds of the Countess of Wessex's Orchestra, which will play a "series of classic British and American hits", according to Mrs May's deputy spokeswoman. The Royal Regiment of Scotland - homeland of the president's mother - will pipe him out at the end of the dinner.

The president will spend Thursday night at US Ambassador Robert "Woody" Johnson's London residence but will otherwise steer clear of the city.

The 1930s mansion is set within a large garden - second only to Buckingham Palace in the capital - with tight security to keep any protesters at bay.

"Trump s visit is an important moment to recognise our close relationship", a spokeswoman for May told reporters.

He will not be visiting Downing Street. It is one of the things that bind us together.

They will then travel to Chequers, the Prime Minister's official country retreat, for bilateral talks on foreign policy, to be followed by a news conference.

The President and the First Lady will then travel to Windsor Castle to meet Queen Elizabeth.

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