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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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Merkel government weary of 'voice of anger' Trump

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Credit: PA

Germany is weary of the "voice of anger" Donald Trump, a senior member of the Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party has said.

The billionaire businessman is projected to have won 248 electoral college votes, with 270 needed to win the race to the White House.

Speaking on German radio, Norbert Roettgen said: "We're realising now that we have no idea what this American president will do if the voice of anger enters office and the voice of anger becomes the most powerful man in the world."

He added: "Geopolitically we are in a very uncertain situation."

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