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POTUS & FLOTUS Wheels Down In Europe

Obama arrives in UK ahead of G20

US President Barack Obama has arrived in the UK for his first major foreign trip since taking office in January.

Mr Obama's first stop is London where he is to attend the G20 summit hosted by British Prime Minister Gordon Brown.

He will also join leaders at a Nato summit on the French-German border and visit the Czech Republic and Turkey.

Much is riding on the trip, says BBC North America editor Justin Webb, as the US is seen by other nations as the catalyst for global economic recovery.