Trump baby blimp flies in London as protests greet president

United States President Donald Trump meets with British Prime Minister Theresa May at No. 10 Downing Street during Trump`s State Visit to London on June 4, 2019. (UPI-Yonhap)

LONDON (AP) _ Thousands of protesters greeted President Donald Trump’s UK visit with anger and British irony Tuesday, crowding London’s government district while the US leader met Prime Minister Theresa May nearby.

Feminists, environmentalists, peace activists, trade unionists and others demonstrated against the lavish royal welcome being given to a president they see as a danger to the world, chanting “Say it loud, say it clear, Donald Trump’s not welcome here.”

United States President Donald Trump meets with British Prime Minister Theresa May at No. 10 Downing Street during Trump`s State Visit to London on June 4, 2019. (UPI-Yonhap)

“I’m very cross he’s here,” said guitar teacher Sarah Greene, carrying a home-made sign reading “keep your grabby hands off our national treasures” under a picture of one of Queen Elizabeth II’s corgis.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.