Donald Trump's visit: Why has he coming to the UK? - CBBC Newsround

Saturday, 14 Jul, 2018

Trump and the 92-year-old monarch shared a few interactions on Friday as they reviewed troops at the royal castle in Windsor.

"I actually told Theresa May how to do it, but she didn't listen to me", he said.

During his visit so far, he has met British Prime Minister Theresa May, the two also dined at Winston Churchill's childhood home at Blenheim Palace.

They flanked the queen in the quadrangle of the castle and held their hands over their hearts as her guards played "The Star-Spangled Banner".

The president walked alongside the Queen as they inspected the front rank of the Royal Guard.

The Queen has received three other US Presidents at Windsor Castle since the 1980s - Barack Obama in 2016, Mr Bush in 2008 and Ronald Reagan in 1982. Trump will then head to Windsor Castle for tea with the Queen before travelling to Scotland.

A controversial balloon depicting U.S. President Donald Trump as an angry orange baby, dressed in a diaper, was flying in Parliament Square next to the Houses of Parliament on Friday as thousands prepared to march in protest at his visit to Britain.

The Queen's guards were marching while the American national anthem was playing.

Khan also accused the USA president of singling him out over alleged terrorism failings after Trump used an interview with The Sun to launch a scathing attack on the mayor of London. You don't see, like, anything embarrassing. "She is a tremendous woman", he said.

Though he retracted these comments today and showered praise on Mrs May and the "great job" she was doing with negotiations. William, second in line to the throne, is the monarch's grandson. "She is just an incredible woman".

It is the latest spat between the president and mayor, who have been at loggerheads ever since Trump publicly berated Khan for saying there is "no reason to be alarmed" by an increased and armed police presence in the city in the aftermath of the London Bridge attack in June 2017.

In 2012, after Kate was photographed sunbathing topless in France, Trump weighed in on Twitter.

Half-shaded by a tent, Queen Elizabeth II stood in a blue hat and coat in blazing sunshine waiting for the President and First Lady Melania Trump to arrive. "Come on Kate!" he wrote.

As for what the Trump and the Queen discussed over tea?

Trump heavily criticized Khan in an interview published Thursday in The Sun newspaper.

A statement on the group's website reads, "We will make it clear to the British government that it's not OK to normalize Trump's agenda and the hate and fear it has sparked". "Frankly, they should think twice about putting him and Prince Charles in the same room".