Police officers from Devon and Cornwall Police have volunteered to help with the state visit of American President, Donald Trump.

61 officers from the force, covering nine different skill profiles, will be deployed to help with security around Mr Trump's trip to the UK.

The majority of the officers have volunteered to work the visit on their rest days, meaning there will be no impact on the front line policing within Devon and Cornwall.

All costs will be fully recovered by Devon and Cornwall Police.

The number of officers deployed is fewer than originally expected.

Mr and Mrs Trump arrived in London yesterday morning, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall welcomed the President and First Lady in the garden for tea at their official residence.

Last night, he attended a state banquet at Buckingham Palace with the Queen.

Theresa May will hold her final meeting as Prime Minister with Donald Trump when the two hold talks later today.

Hundreds turned out to protest in Bristol last night.

Thousands of activists are expected in central London and in cities across the UK today, many travelling from the West Country to join forces.

In London, the policing operation means the protesters cannot demonstrate outside Downing Street, where the talks between the two leaders will be held.

Protests are also planned in Exeter later today.

Yesterday hundreds attended a march in Bristol against the President's visit.