More protests expected as Donald Trump spends weekend at Scottish golf resort

More protests expected as Donald Trump spends weekend at Scottish golf resort

More protests expected as Donald Trump spends weekend at Scottish golf resort

Some 10,000 people marched on Saturday, local time, through the Scottish capital of Edinburgh, while police searched for a paraglider who breached a no-fly zone and flew a protest banner over the resort in western Scotland where Mr Trump and his wife, Melania, are staying for the weekend. They were shouting from the perimeter of his Ayrshire golf complex as he played a round of golf.

It comes as thousands of Scots prepare to greet the President by staging two major protests against his visit, the first in Glasgow on Friday evening and the second in Edinburgh on Saturday.

Meanwhile, police inquiries are ongoing to trace a paragliding Greenpeace protester who broke through the no-fly zone surrounding Turnberry on Friday evening, to fly past the U.S. president as he entered the Scottish hotel.

United States President Donald Trump said on Friday (July 13) he looked forward to finalising a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain, marking an abrupt change from a newspaper interview when he said Prime Minister Theresa May's strategy would kill such an agreement.

After his visit to Scotland, Trump will travel to Helsinki, Finland for a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday.

Eli Roth, 56, who is from California but lives in Edinburgh, said he hopes the protests will encourage people in the "fight the Trump regime".

They're gathering right outside Turnberry and his other golf course, the Trump International Golf Links in Balmedie, Aberdeenshire. Caging children like animals is barbaric and we simply can not roll out the red carpet for a USA president who treats people that way.

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Donald Trump's private jet at Aberdeen Airport.

US President Donald Trump walks off the 4th green while playing golf ahead of his Russian summit. "It's also about giving a boost to those in America resisting his policies", said Daniel Jones, 26, who wore a red boiler suit and baseball cap emblazoned with "TRUMP BABYSITTER".

Protesters launched into the sky a 20-foot (6-meter) tall blimp depicting Trump as an angry orange baby holding a phone for tweeting. "They didn't!" Acosta had objected to Trump dismissing the news outlet as "fake news".

After meeting the queen at Windsor Castle, Trump headed to Scotland, where his mother, Mary Anne, was born and where he owns a golf course, before his Monday meeting in Helsinki with Putin.

"A famous golf course owner from America who, I think, has now turned his hand to politics, made a decision to take the Scottish government to court to try to block these wind turbines", the Scottish National Party (SNP) leader said as the first turbine was switched on last week. The Kremlin has denied that the Russian state interfered in the election.

A protester holding Scottish and European Union flags at an anti-Trump demonstration in Edinburgh.

"I think that those people, they like me a lot, and they agree with me on immigration", Trump said of the Scots earlier this week, according to Quartz, adding, "I think that's why you have Brexit in the first place, because of immigration".

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