tirsdag 20. oktober 2015

Xi Jinping visit: Chinese leader given ceremonial welcome

China's President Xi Jinping is receiving a ceremonial welcome by the Queen as he begins the first full day of his visit to the UK. Mr Xi and his wife, Peng Liyuan, took part in a procession along The Mall to Buckingham Palace, where a state banquet will be held later. The UK government said engaging with China was in the "national interest". The visit comes amid job losses in the UK steel sector, with cheap Chinese imports among factors being blamed. Read more