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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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Concerns about free trade under Trump presidency

US President-elect Donald Trump has made it clear that he is not in favour of free trade.

During his election campaign he frequently spoke about the damage he believes America's trade deals have caused, claiming they have led to thousands of job losses and the destruction of the manufacturing sector.

Mr Trump has also said he will put up barriers to free trade, especially exports from China and Mexico.

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