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In Pictures: Donald and Melania Trump head for Britain

The US president and first lady set off from the White House on Sunday evening.

President Donald Trump, with first lady Melania Trump, wave as they board Air Force One (Alex Brandon/AP)
President Donald Trump, with first lady Melania Trump, wave as they board Air Force One (Alex Brandon/AP)

Donald Trump and wife Melania are flying to Britain for a three-day state visit.

The US president and first lady left the White House on Sunday evening.

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Mr Trump spoke to the media as he departed the White House en route to London (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)
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The Trumps first flew to Joint Base Andrews near Washington DC on board the president’s Marine One helicopter (Alex Brandon/AP)
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The pair then boarded Air Force One (Alex Brandon/AP)
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The plane took off at around 8.45pm local time (1.45am BST) and is expected to arrive at Stansted Airport later on Monday morning (Alex Brandon/AP)

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