Sky News reports:
A giant balloon dubbed “Trump baby” has been given the green light to fly near parliament during the president’s UK visit. London mayor Sadiq Khan’s Greater London Authority has approved a request for the flight after thousands signed a petition and a crowdfunding campaign raised more than £16,000 to get the six-metre inflatable off the ground.
Strict rules are in place for the flight from Parliament Square Gardens, with the balloon being tethered to the ground and restricted from floating higher than 30m (98ft). It will fly between 9.30am and 11.30am on Friday 13 July – coinciding with the president’s visit to the UK and a “Stop Trump” march in central London.
— Mirror Politics (@MirrorPolitics) July 5, 2018
PR Stunt of The Day:
Sadiq Khan approves plans to fly giant Donald Trump ‘angry baby’ blimp over London during president’s visit after crowdfunding campaign goes viral.
The balloon depicting Mr Trump as a nappy-clad orange baby will take flight from Parliament Sq on 13th July. pic.twitter.com/5e0uPi7tNt
— Andrew Bloch (@AndrewBloch) July 5, 2018
Crowdfunding for the London #TrumpBlimp has been such a smash success that not only will the giant inflatable baby fly over the protests there, but it will go on a world tour after Trump leaves Britain. https://t.co/6eu0Obaoe1
— Helen Kennedy (@HelenKennedy) July 2, 2018