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In Pictures: Handshakes and dinner toasts – highlights from Trump state visit

The US president spent three days in the UK, spending much of it with members of the royal family.

The Queen greets US President Donald Trump as he arrives at Buckingham Palace (Victoria Jones/PA)
The Queen greets US President Donald Trump as he arrives at Buckingham Palace (Victoria Jones/PA)

Donald Trump has completed his state visit to the UK after attending a ceremony in Portsmouth to pay tribute to those who fought in Operation Overlord – the codename for the Battle of Normandy – 75 years ago.

The event on Southsea Common at Portsmouth capped three days of events including a ceremonial welcome and state banquet with the Queen, a series of meetings with Prime Minister Theresa May, and afternoon tea and dinner with the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall.

The president also took time to view the Royal Collection and laid a wreath at the grave of the Unknown Warrior at Westminster Abbey.

It was a breezy welcome for the Trumps at Stansted airport on Monday (Joe Giddens/PA)
Marine One flying over Buckingham Palace – the presidential helicopter was a common mode of transport during the trip (David Mirzoeff/PA)
Melania Trump holds her hat as the American national anthem is played (Toby Melville/PA)
The Queen during the ceremonial welcome at Buckingham Palace (Victoria Jones/PA)
Mr Trump inspects the Guard of Honour during a ceremonial welcome at Buckingham Palace (Toby Melville/PA)
The president laid a wreath on the Grave of the Unknown Warrior during a tour of Westminster Abbey (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
The dignitaries arrived through the East Gallery of Buckingham House on Monday night for a state banquet (Victoria Jones/PA)
Mr Trump and the Queen make a toast during the dinner (Dominic Lipinski/PA)
Members of the Baby Trump balloon team set up the Donald Trump inflatable during a protest on Tuesday in Parliament Square (David Mirzoeff/PA)
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn address an anti-Trump protest in Whitehall. Mr Trump refused to meet him (PA)
Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip welcomed the Trumps to Downing Street on Tuesday (Yui Mok/PA)
It was one of Mrs May’s last official jobs as Prime Minister (Henry Nicholls/PA)
While at Downing Street, Mrs Trump joined a children’s garden party with Mr May while their spouses held talks (Ben Stansall/PA)
During a joint press conference, Mr Trump promised a ‘phenomenal’ trade deal following Brexit (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
The President waiting to greet the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall outside Winfield House, the residence of the US ambassador to the UK (Victoria Jones/PA)
Mr Trump had tea with Charles and Camilla earlier in the trip (Chris Jackson/PA)
The president raised a toast to Charles at Winfield House (Chris Jackson/PA)
Melania Trump, Suzanne Ircha, the wife of US ambassador Woody Johnson and the Duchess of Cornwall before dinner (Chris Jackson/PA)
The Queen and Mr Trump share a word during the commemoration ceremony near Portsmouth (Andrew Matthews/PA)
World leaders pictured with the Queen before the ceremony at Southsea on Wednesday (Jack Hill/The Times/PA)
Melania Trump is greeted by President of France Emmanuel Macron (Jack Hill/The Times/PA)
Mr Trump gave a short speech, before a letter from a US GI written on May 6 was read out (Andrew Matthews/PA)



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