Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Trump Set to Stay Away from London during Tour of UK

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Trump Set to Stay Away from London during Tour of UK

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ANTI-TRUMP protesters are confident that despite the Government's attempts to shield the US President from demonstrations, they cannot protect him from his favourite pastime - Twitter.

Huge protests had been planned in London for Donald Trump's visit, including a giant 'Trump Baby' balloon flying in Parliament Square.

But it emerged yesterday he will be spending almost no time in London, and will only pass the first night of his visit in the capital, at the US Ambassador's London residence in Regent's Park.

Organisers have said demonstrations will go ahead as planned, with many saying they are confident that Mr Trump's addiction to Twitter will force him to take notice of the protests.

Daniel Jones, part of the group that crowdsourced a six-metre high blow-up caricature of Mr Trump as a baby clutching a mobile phone, said they were hoping for a reaction from the president. …

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