D-Day anniversary: Best pictures as world leaders, politicians and veterans arrive in Portsmouth for D-Day 75 commemorations

Here are the first images of veterans and dignitaries attending today’s D-Day 75 commemorations in Portsmouth.

Wednesday, 5th June 2019, 12:37 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th June 2019, 1:38 pm
US President Donald Trump (R) and First Lady Melania Trump (L) disembark from the Marine One helicopter after arriving at Southsea Castle.

See a glimpse of the beginning of the events on Southsea seafront, with pictures taken by Getty Images and the Press Association. Read our live blog here.

Veteran Bertie Billet attends the D-Day 75 commemorations
Former British Royal Marine, and D-Day veteran Jim Booth, reacts as he poses for a photograph

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Former British Royal Marine, and D-Day veteran Jim Booth (C), talk with armed members of Britain's police.
Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond (C)
Former British Royal Marine, and D-Day veteran Jim Booth poses for a photograph
Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn (R) speaks with outgoing Liberal Democratic Patry leader Vince Cable (L)
June 5th Royal Air Force personnel attend the D-Day 75 Commemorations
First Minister for Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon
US President Donald Trump (L), US First Lady Melania Trump (2L), Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos (3L), German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C), Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel (2R) and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Home Secretary, Sajid Javid (L)
First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Philip Jones during the commemorations for the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day landings at Southsea Common in Portsmouth.
Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt and Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond
Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel
A man in US Airborne period dress during the commemorations
A general view during the D-day 75 Commemorations
President of the United States, Donald Trump and First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump sit next to British Prime minister, Theresa May (L) President of Greece, Prokopis Pavlopoulos (3rd R) and Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel (2nd R) and Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte (R) as they attend the D-Day Commemorations
A general view during the D-day 75 Commemorations
French President Emmanuel Macron (L) and Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May
British Prime Minister, Theresa May, President of the United States, Donald Trump, First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump, President of Greece, Prokopis Pavlopoulos, Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte, Prime Minister of Luxembourg, Xavier Bettel, and Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau
President of the United States, Donald Trump and First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump stand next to British Prime minister, Theresa May, Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Queen Elizabeth II