Donald Trump state visit plan ‘difficult’ for Queen Elizabeth II

Theresa May’s decision to invite Donald Trump to a state visit has put the Queen in a “very difficult position”, a former head of the British Foreign Office says.

 

Queen Elizabeth II visited Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England on Friday.

A petition, signed by almost 1.5 million people, says a state visit by Donald Trump would cause embarrassment to the Queen. Photo: AFP

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High on Brexit vote, UKIP elects new leader

Former UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage (right) reacts as he poses with newly elected leader Paul Nuttall following the leadership announcement in London on November 28, 2016. The anti-EU party elected former history lecturer Nuttall as its new leader to take over from Farage, a political ally of US president-elect Donald Trump. (AFP)

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