Stop Trump Coalition promises "maximum disruption' during state visit"

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According to BBC News, on Tuesday Buckingham Palace will announce its invitation to Trump for a formal state visit, which includes all the royal pomp, in a move set to provoke backlash from the president's British critics.

Around the time of the visit, the United States president is reportedly due to travel to Europe and attend commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

Many Islanders travelled to London previous year to protest at Trump's visit to the city, others like "The Donald", so cross-Solent operators may be busy on 5th June for more than one reason. This time, he has been invited by the Queen on the recommendation of Parliament, and are expected to stay at either Buckingham Palace or Windsor Castle.

Prime Minister Theresa May hailed the visit, planned for June, as a chance for the United Kingdom and the USA "to strengthen our already close relationship", while the White House said it would "reaffirm the steadfast and special relationship" between the two nations.

After leaving Britain, Trump and his wife will travel to Normandy, in northern France, as a guest of President Emmanuel Macron to attend D-Day ceremonies at the Normandy American Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer.

One detail that's still TBD is whether Trump will be granted the honour of addressing Parliament, as did presidents Ronald Reagan and Obama. But the trip, from June 3-5, is likely to be controversial given many Britons deeply dislike the man and reject his policies on issues such as immigration.

Donald Trump state visit to UK set for June, announces Buckingham Palace

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump are headed overseas, where they are expected to meet with Queen Elizabeth II in the United Kingdom and later mark D-Day in France.

But as the constitutional Monarch and Head of State, it falls to the Queen to lead the country's welcome on a State Visit.

"We do more together than any two nations in the world and we are both".

The organisation Stand Up To Trump said campaigners had pledged to mobilise huge numbers in response to the state visit.

Member Sabby Dhalu claimed the USA leader is "the world's number one racist, warmonger and misogynist". Protests involving tens of thousands of demonstrators overshadowed his non-state trip to Britain last July.

The announcement comes more than two years after Prime Minister Theresa May extended a full state invitation for Mr Trump in January 2017 shortly after he took up office. During that time, mass protests were organized and the Baby Trump blimp debuted.

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