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Video: Barack Obama in the UK - President enjoys Shakespeare performance and meets Jeremy Corbyn

US President Barack Obama urged young people to reject cynics telling them they cannot change the world as he held a town hall-style meeting in London.

On the second full day of his visit, Mr Obama addressed young people in Westminster and took questions from them.

He praised the close relationship between the US and the UK, which he said had improved dramatically since the British "burned down my house" - a reference to the torching of the White House in the war of 1812-1814.

The president insisted now was the best time in human history to be alive as he urged the audience to ignore cynical voices saying that nothing could change.

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