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First picture: When Harry met Michelle

Prince Harry invited Michelle Obama to his palace in Kensington this morning for a cup of tea.

The First Lady of the United States met the fifth in line to the throne to discuss support for veterans and their families - and to introduce her to her daughters Sasha and Malia, and her mother Marian Robinson.

Michelle Obama (left) and Prince Harry Credit: Amanda Lucidon/The White House

First Lady announces £128m UK-US education scheme

Michelle Obama has announced a £128m ($200m) partnership between the US and the UK to help educate adolescent girls in developing countries.

Writing in the Financial Times, the First Lady said girls face obstacles to education such as forced marriages, early pregnancies, abuse and sexism, and described this as "a heartbreaking injustice".

She said the UK was a "global leader" for girls' education, and announced that "British and American partners will work together to support teacher training, girls' leadership camps, and other community-based programmes in developing countries".

She is meeting David Cameron later today to discuss the matter.

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First Lady tells schoolgirls that their lives are similar

In an inspirational speech, Michelle Obama has told the pupils of an east London girls' school that her experience of growing up poor and working hard for an education is the same as theirs.

Mrs Obama, the wife of the President of the USA, told girls that “the world needs more girls like you growing up to lead our parliaments and board rooms”.

The First Lady spoke of her own struggles to work hard and persuade people that she could make it into an elite university.

She's visiting Britain to promote her Let Girls Learn campaign, to boost education for adolescent girls around the world.

Michelle Obama meets Prince Harry for tea

Michelle Obama and Prince Harry met for tea this morning at Kensington Palace.

The First Lady of the United States met the fifth in line to the throne to discuss support for veterans and their families.

They also discusses Mrs Obama's Let Girls Learn initiative, which aimsto improve adolescent girls' education around the world, and which is the purpose of her visit to the the country.

The Prince also met Malia and Sasha Obama, as well as the First Lady's mother Marian Robinson.

Michelle Obama has rapturous welcome in east London

Michelle Obama, the First Lady of the United States, has been given a very warm welcome indeed by students at an all-girls' school in east London.

Mrs Obama is visiting Britain to discuss her campaigns for girls' education and better support for military families.

She is about to host an event at the Mulberry School for Girls in Tower Hamlets to discuss how to improve her Let Girls Learn campaign to help educate adolescent girls across the world.

US First Lady Michelle Obama touches down for UK visit

US First Lady Michelle Obama has touched down in the UK for a two-day trip to promote her charity work.

Mrs Obama is visiting Britain to discuss her campaigns for girls' education and better support for military families.

Michelle Obama waves as she steps off the plane at Stansted Airport Credit: PA Wire

She was met by US military families as she stepped off the plane at Stansted Airport accompanied by her two daughters Malia and Sasha and mother Marian Robinson.

Mrs Obama travelled with her two daughters and her mother Credit: PA Wire

During her visit, Mrs Obama will meet with Prince Harry and have tea at Downing Street with David Cameron. She will also host an event at a school in East London

She will then will fly on to Italy to meet US armed services families based in Europe.

Mrs Obama meets US military families who were at the airport to greet her Credit: PA Wire

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Michelle Obama offers condolences to Tunisia victims

US First Lady Michelle Obama has offered condolences to the victims of the deadly museum attack in Tunisia.

Mrs Obama was in Tokyo for a three-day trip that included an event where Japan and the US announced a partnership to empower girls education.

US First Lady Michelle Obama speaks in Tokyo. Credit: APTN

"Before I get started, on behalf of myself and my husband, I want to join in with the others to express our condolences over the horrific event yesterday in Tunisia," she told the audience.

"Our hearts go out to the loved ones of those who were lost here in Japan and around the world. They are very much in our thoughts and prayers today".

Girl, 10, hands over dad's CV in meeting with First Lady

A 10-year-old American girl used a face-to-face meeting with the First Lady as an opportunity to try and help her dad find a job.

While attending a question and answer session with Michelle Obama at The White House, schoolgirl Charlotte Bell approached the First Lady and handed her her dad's CV.

Michelle Obama hugs Charlotte Bell after the 10-year-old handed over her dad's CV. Credit: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Charlotte told Mrs Obama: "My dad's been out of work for three years and I wanted to give you his resume."

The two embraced on stage, with the First Lady saying: "Oh my goodness." The two then spoke before Mrs Obama addressed the crowd: "Well it's a little private, but she's doing something for her dad. Alright?".

She held up the piece of paper in her hand and shook it. "Got it."

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