Obama to address British parliament

London (CNN) — President Barack Obama is due to address both houses of Britain’s Parliament on Wednesday, the second day of a state visit blending pomp, ceremony and diplomacy.

He began the day with talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron at his office, 10 Downing Street.

Queen Elizabeth II hosted Obama and his wife Michelle at a state dinner Tuesday night, an event marred by a slight snafu when an orchestra interrupted Obama’s toast to his hostess by playing “God Save the Queen.”

“To Her Majesty the Queen,” Obama began, but the orchestra — apparently thinking the president had concluded — started playing the British anthem.

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