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Donald Trump meets Queen at start of UK state visit

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump are meeting the Queen on the first day of their state visit to the UK. The pair are at Buckingham Palace for a private lunch and welcome ceremony.Mr and Mrs Trump arrived on Air Force One earlier on Monday and were taken to the US ambassador's home in central London, where they are staying.Minutes before touching down, Mr Trump criticised Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, with whom he has clashed in the past.He tweeted that Mr Khan - who had earlier said the UK should "not roll out the red carpet" for Mr Trump - was a "stone cold loser", but the president added he was looking forward to his visit.Latest updates as President Trump is due in UK In pictures: Trump's state visit to the U ...