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There are a number of protests taking place across London on Friday (January 20) and into the weekend as the controversial 45th President of the United States is sworn into office.

Donald Trump will be making his first speech as the US President later today after he takes the Oath of Office to formally take over from predecessor Barack Obama.

The inauguration ceremony will kick of in Washington DC at 2.30pm UK time with the swearing in to take place at 5pm.

Anti-Trump protesters have already been spotted at Westminster Bridge and London Bridge and a further protest is planned for 5pm at the US Embassy in Mayfair.

President-elect Donald J. Trump and wife Melania Trump arrive for the inaugural concert at the Lincoln Memorial last night

We will bring you live updates throughout the day as protesters rally against the incoming President.

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Waterloo Bridge demonstration

This picture was taken at Waterloo Bridge around an hour ago.

The #bridgesnotwalls protest is a worldwide action set up by the Bridges Not Walls movement against the far right.

Similar events are being held across the UK and in Paris and the United States.

Met Police warning of protests

The Metropolitan Police put out a notice about the protests on their events Twitter page at around 7am this morning.

Protests across the country

Anti-Trump protests have been organised across the country under the #standuptotrump and #bridgesnotwalls campaigns.

One is planned for the US Embassy in Mayfair this evening at the same time President Trump will be taking the Oath of Office.

Banner draped over Westminster Bridge

This banner was spotted draped over the side of Westminster Bridge this morning to protest the inauguration of controversial President Donald Trump who takes office later today.

Stay with us for all the updates on the planned protests as they happen across London.