On Thursday night, hundreds of demonstrators chanted outside the US ambassador's residence where Trump was staying on the outskirts of London, providing a preview of the forceful protests expected on Friday.
Dishing up a fresh dose of chaos on his European tour, President Donald Trump left behind a contentious North Atlantic Treaty Organisation gathering in Brussels and moved on to Britain, where a pomp-filled welcome ceremony was soon overshadowed by an interview.
Instead, the couple arrived via helicopter and was driven by limousine onto the property, where they were welcomed by British Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband, Philip.
1 NEWS Europe Correspondent Joy Reid talked with some opposed to the US President's visit.
"The spirit of friendship and cooperation between our countries, our leaders and our people, that most special of relationships, has a long and proud history", she said, adding that the United States was "not just the closest of allies but the dearest of friends". Her husband, Philip, like President Trump, kept things basic in a traditional tuxedo.
But some 77 per cent of Britons have an unfavourable view of Trump, according to a poll by YouGov with 1,648 respondents. Protesters also have plans to follow Trump to Scotland where they plan to fly the blimp near Turnberry while Trump is in town.
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"He's fundamentally damaging the culture, the discourse, the rules, the laws", said Calah Singleton, a 28-year-old writer who turned out in London.
Donald Trump hailed Boris Johnson as a future prime minister, accused the London mayor, Sadiq Khan, of doing "a bad job" on terrorism and said there had been too much immigration in Europe in an incendiary interview that raised questions about the decision to invite him to Britain. "Now he might not like the current President, but I represent the United States", Trump said.
"It's also an opportunity to tear down the bureaucratic barriers that frustrate business leaders on both sides of the Atlantic".
Trump arrived in Britain after a fraught North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels where he piled pressure on allies to double their defence spending.
Russian Federation has strongly denied the charge.
Mr. Trump will spend one night in British capital. Far more protesters are expected Friday.