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Xi Jinping visit: Pomp and protests greet China's president

Both opponents and supporters of China's President Xi Jinping have lined the route of The Mall in central London as he took part in a procession to Buckingham Palace.

Earlier, Mr Xi was welcomed by the Queen, the Duke of Edinburgh and UK prime minister David Cameron at a ceremony in Horse Guards Parade, and a 41 gun salute was held in Green Park.

The BBC's Ben Geoghegan reports.

  • 20 Oct 2015
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