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Theresa May welcomes Trump with reception dinner

London: British Prime Minister Theresa May welcomed US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania to Blenheim Palace with a lavish black-tie dinner on the first day of his UK visit.

Pic courtesy: ANI

The US first couple were given a red carpet reception.


The dinner, with 150 invited guests includes dignitaries and government employees.

A report in Vanity Fair read, "She wore a buttercup gown with shoulder capes that says, "I'm the princess now." It's very Beauty and the Beast, which, well, are we tired of sartorial metaphors yet?"
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As the US first couple ascended the stairs to the palace, Trump once again clasped May's hand, while Melania walked hand-in-hand with May's husband Philip.

Blenheim Palace is the only palace in Britain that neither the monarchy nor the church own.

The US president is on a seven-day, three-nation European trip.
Air Force One touched down at Stansted Airport shortly before 2 pm (local time) on Thursday.

Trump arrived in the UK for his working visit after concluding the two-day NATO Summit in Brussels.

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