Donald Trump visit: How Americans living in the United Kingdom feel

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In a break with tradition, American President Donald Trump will avoid as much of London as possible during his first official United Kingdom visit, but first lady Melania Trump will spend nearly all her time in the city, according to The Huffington Post.

Anti-Trump protesters with critical signs were lining the roadway leading to the palace near Oxford.

They added: "Rather than an attack on one minority, Trump is an attack on the idea of diversity, and the ability for people to live their lives in a way that doesn't affect anyone else...this is about standing in solidarity with this is about protecting our right to be different from one another and to get along".

"It is in the interests of the U.K.to stand up and take a firm moral stance", said Zoe Gardner, a researcher and spokesperson of the Stop Trump Coalition, which is organizing protests this week in cities across the country.

Later, Trump and his wife attended a black-tie dinner hosted by May at Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Winston Churchill, before returning to Winfield for the night.

Mr Trump told journalists he had been "reading a lot about Brexit".

"The United States' commitment to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation remains very strong", Trump told reporters at a surprise news conference following an emergency session of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members held to address his threats. I was very saddened to see he was leaving government and I hope he goes back in at some point. Organizers now say they hope to take the blimp on a "world tour", following Trump on his global diplomatic engagements.

Trump also told the Murdoch-owned paper that May's plan for Brexit would "probably kill" the prospects for a free trade deal with the United States.

In an interview with Britain's Sun newspaper published late on Thursday, Trump said May's plans for a business-friendly Brexit would leave it too close to the European Union to allow a new trans-Atlantic trade deal to be struck. She also said that it's an opportunity to strengthen cooperation on security. "I'm not sure that's what they voted for", Trump said on Thursday.

Trump is due to stay overnight at Winfield House, where demonstrators plan to play recordings of migrant children held in U.S. detention centres.

The 6m high balloon shows Mr Trump as a giant baby in a nappy with his trademark blonde hair.

A high fence has been erected around the United States ambassador's central London residence where Trump will spend Thursday night and the embassy has sent out an alert warning Americans in London to keep a low profile in case protests turn violent.

Yet according to David Wemer of the Atlantic Council, a new U.S. -U.K. trade deal isn't a high priority for the Trump administration.

Ian Blackford, the Scottish National Party's leader in the Westminster parliament, said he regretted that May's government would roll out the red carpet for Trump.

The president and first lady will travel to Windsor on Friday afternoon to meet the Queen, before flying to Scotland to spend the weekend at Mr Trump's Turnberry golf resort.

A group of protesters has also gathered outside a fenced-off area in Regent's Park, close to the entrance of Winfield House, where Mr Trump is staying and is due to shortly leave for the dinner.

Then on Monday, he will be off to Helsinki to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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