By Jane Seymour, Royal Editor
The Queen will welcome Donald Trump to Britain by sending Prince Philip to pick him up from the airport.
Mr Trump will make his first official state visit to the UK in June, staying with Her Majesty, having talks at Downing Street and taking part in D-Day commemorations (so long as it’s not raining).
It has been revealed that the Queen has a cunning plan to keep Mr Trump occupied – sending her husband out in his Range Rover to pick the President up from Heathrow.
A Royal insider said: “Her Majesty was furious when Philip overturned his car near Sandringham after colliding with a common person in a Kia earlier this year.
“She ordered Philip, 96, to stay off the road, much to his disgust. But news that Mr Trump is arriving has given her a change of heart.
“Now she wants Philip to drive round and pick him up.
“She’s claiming this will make Mr Trump feel welcome, but the Royal household can’t help wondering that she has an ulterior motive.”
Royal watchers will be keen to see how Her Majesty and Mr Trump get along after some curious body language when he dropped by last summer on an official (but not a state) visit.
** Hat tip to Have I Got News For You Facebook page – turns out they made this gag earlier today!