Theresa May nervously awaits Donald Trump's UK arrival

President’s visit will be heavy on flattery and pomp, and tailored to avoid protesters

The protests have already begun, police leave has been cancelled, while the prime minister and her foreign secretary are nervously preparing for any potential mishaps, gaffes or insults: Donald Trump is finally arriving in the UK.

The US president’s plane touches down on Thursday lunchtime for a four-day visit sandwiched between the Nato summit and his trip to Helsinki to meet Vladimir Putin. Theresa May is fervently hoping her welcome will keep Trump’s loyalties focused on the former.

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Source: The Guardian
Theresa May nervously awaits Donald Trump's UK arrival