and the first lady
woke up this morning
. they spent the night there after attending a star-studded dinner in their honor hosted by the queen.
is at the palace this morning. good morning to you, michelle.
hi, meredith. the
has come to
, as they call it here. this is the second
by a president that the queen has hosted and it's generated a lot of press. things like dinner mishaps, ping-pong and the fashion statements.
not always easy being a visitor in the realm of ancient protocol.
tries to toast the queen at a star-studded
at the palace.
to her majesty, the queen.
but she doesn't touch her glass. and they play the music over him.
he gets it. and waits.
to the queen.
a long day for the president and first lady starting with nice handshakeses this time. none of the controversial semi-hug that dogged
. but this time the british press didn't like her outfit calling it clashing, prom style, even a
saying she must have tried to dress to please the queen who kind of matched. and that brutal british wind was kind to no one.
the prince of wales had a
bad hair day
but then william and kate appeared fresh from their honeymoon looking tanned, relaxed and not an ounce heavier. kate's dress also talked about, not only being from a regular store but a tad fitted and above the knee.
she's making her own choices, her own style. this possibly was the wrong sort of dress to wear, but she wore it well.
though the obamas were not at the
they get to stay in the suite where the couple spent their
. different bed, say it s the palace. the message wrote a touching message but accidentally dated it
. they dropped in on the prime minister, a trip to a school and table tennis.
s quickly wiped out by teenagers. ending with a glittering night. for michelle, a second chance to shine. another hard-won american victory. today it's serious.
will address parliament and will meet with
on libya and afghanistan. meredith?