• Donald Trump will visit the UK in July, the White House has announced.
  • The trip will be a so-called "working visit" without the full regalia and royal status of a full state visit.
  • Previous reports of Trump's plans to visit the UK have been met with heavy criticism and the threat of widespread protests.
  • The news of Trump's visit to the UK followed French President Emmanuel Macron's state visit to Washington, where the leaders demonstrated a close relationship.

LONDON — US President Donald Trump will visit the UK on July 13.

Trump's spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Thursday afternoon that Trump will make his first visit to the UK since he became president.

The news was confirmed by Downing Street in a statement.

"The President of the United States will visit the UK on 13 July. He will hold bilateral talks with the Prime Minister during his visit," a spokesperson for Theresa May said. "Further details will be set out in due course."