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In pictures: Bush visits Britain

George and Laura Bush arriving at Heathrow

George and Laura Bush are on a two-day visit to the UK. They arrived at Heathrow airport on Sunday on Air Force One, after spending time in France.

George Bush shakes hands with US Ambassador to Britain Robert Tuttle

President Bush was greeted on the airport runway by the US Ambassador to Britain, Robert Tuttle.

Armed British police stand guard as President Bush arrives

At Heathrow, security was tight. Armed police stood close by as the president and first lady arrived.

Marine One helicopter

Mr Bush went straight from Air Force One to the presidential helicopter, Marine One, for the short flight to Windsor where he had tea with the Queen.

George Bush and Queen Elizabeth II

The Queen gave Mr Bush a tour of St George's Hall in Windsor Castle. Mr Bush is the first US president to visit Windsor since Ronald Reagan in 1982.

Police presence London

Police sealed off Whitehall in London in anticipation of Mr Bush's visit to Downing Street.

Scuffle in Parliament Square

Shortly before the US president met Prime Minister Gordon Brown hundreds of anti-war protesters gathered in Parliament Square, where there were a few scuffles with police.

George Bush greeting Sarah Brown

Mr Bush was greeted at the doors to 10 Downing Street by the prime minister's wife Sarah. The president and his wife Laura dined with the Browns.

Sarah Brown, George Bush, Gordon Brown and Laura Bush outside Downing Street.

The two leaders meet formally on Monday when they are expected to focus on the Middle East, fuel and food prices.


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