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Live updates: Trump meets Obama at the White House

US President elect Donald Trump has met with President Barack Obama at the White House following yesterday's election victory.

Mr Trump said he had discussed "a lot of situations, including some difficulties" with the serving President - and said he looked forward to more meetings together.

In other developments:

  • Thousands of protesters across the US have taken to the streets in demonstrations against Republican Donald Trump's victory
  • Theresa May and Donald Trump held their first talks this afternoon.
  • The European Commission President said he hopes Trump will outline his position on key issues such as trade, relations with Nato and climate change "in the next few months".
  • Yesterday Hillary Clinton said Trump must be given a 'chance to lead'
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Archbishop of Canterbury 'praying for the people of the US'

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Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said he will pray for America following the "bitter" presidential campaign that saw Donald Trump elected to the White House.

The archbishop said he hoped Mr Trump would be given "wisdom, insight and grace" as he faces the challenges of the next four years.

Mr Welby said: "As president-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office, my continuing prayers are that the United States of America may find reconciliation after a bitter campaign, and that Mr Trump may be given wisdom, insight and grace as he faces the tasks before him.

"Together we pray for all the people of the United States."

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