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In Pictures: Obama's UK visit

Barack Obama

Presidential hopeful Barack Obama's visit to the UK was the last part of the European leg of his foreign tour.

Gordon Brown and Barack Obama

Senator Obama spoke to Prime Minister Gordon Brown for about two hours, and later said the pair had a "terrific" conversation.

Gordon Brown and Barack Obama

After speaking to Mr Brown, the presidential hopeful told the media he had no advice for the prime minister, although he said people tend to be more popular before they gain power than afterwards.

Barack Obama and Gordon Brown with security staff

Mr Obama and Mr Brown enjoyed a short walkabout near Horse Guards Parade, but the Illinois senator said their stroll had been curtailed by security staff.

Barack Obama addressing the media

Mr Obama, who was accompanied by a large cohort of aides, security staff and US press, took questions from the media in Downing Street.

A crowd awaiting Mr Obama

A large gathering of people assembled outside the Houses of Parliament in the hope of seeing the presidential candidate.

David Cameron and Barack Obama

After his meeting with the prime minister, Mr Obama met David Cameron and spent an hour talking to the Conservative leader.

Armed policeman and a plane

Mr Obama's campaign aircraft was heavily guarded at Heathrow airport as the presidential candidate prepared to leave the UK.

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