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

Creepy helicopters spotted hovering'eerily over London ahead of Donald Trump visit

Americans were advised to "keep a low profile", "be aware of your surroundings", and "monitor local media" during Trump's visit.

The protests have been planned and the big balloon is ready - Donald Trump is about to visit the UK.

Thousands of people are expected to protest against the president's visit across the UK.

"I have North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, I have the UK, which is in somewhat turmoil, and I have Putin", Trump said, listing his European itinerary when he departed the United States on Tuesday.

Along with trade and security links, Downing Street said key areas to be discussed between the two leaders included Russia, Brexit and the Middle East.

At the summit, he also stressed the importance of all allies to reach the minimum two percent spending target on defence, arguing the USA were not being "treated fairly, but now it will".

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.

Downing Street made it clear that she wants the United States leader to raise issues such as the Salisbury nerve agent attack on former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia at the meeting. If we are to be successful in this we must keep engaging individually and as an alliance. A YouGov poll on Wednesday showed 77 percent had an unfavorable opinion of the president and just 50 percent thought his visit should go ahead.

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At the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters, Mr Trump spoke about his relations with the UK.

A small demonstration is expected to take place near Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire on Thursday, the venue for Trump's black-tie dinner with Prime Minister Theresa May.

Cabinet members, including Chancellor Philip Hammond and the new foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, as well as business leaders, will be among the guests.

Mr Trump caused a fresh row with American allies at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, when he said Germany was "totally controlled" by Russian Federation and ratcheted up demands for other members to pay more for their collective defence.

The president is scheduled to meet with British Prime Minister Theresa May and Queen Elizabeth during his visit. This part of the visit is being considered private.

The Police Federation has warned the visit will put "unquestionable pressure" on United Kingdom police forces.

The small gathering at a location to be confirmed in London - and at which Mr Trump is not expected to attend - is likely to be easily outnumbered by protesters involved in a series of demonstrations organised for the coming days, including the flying of a 20ft-high Trump inflatable near Parliament.

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