Chinese President Xi Jinping left Beijing Monday afternoon for a state visit to Britain at the invitation of Queen Elizabeth II.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has reportedly requested a meal of fish and chips as Britain's most available food is set to add a lighter tone to his packed state visit schedule.
While one appointment during President Xi Jinping's four-day visit to the UK takes him to Etihad Stadium, home of Premier League leaders Manchester City, Xi himself had hoped to see Manchester United's Old Trafford Stadium instead, Britain's Daily Mirror reported.
The oil industry may face its worst situation ever, with crude prices standing at sharply lower levels after plunging more than 50 percent since last summer.
There are obvious opportunities for Europe and China to cooperate in third markets in regions where there is a development need, said a former senior British official.
In advance of a state visit to the UK, President Xi conducted a written interview with Reuters, providing written answers to questions posed in writing by Reuters.
China and Britain have regularly played host to each other's leaders and dignitaries. Following are the key exchanges.
President Xi Jinping says his state visit to the United Kingdom this week will chart the course for future bilateral ties.
National flags, red lanterns and iconic black London cabs displaying pictures of China are ready to welcome the first state visit to the United Kingdom by a Chinese president in 10 years.
An enduring constructive atmosphere will prove more rewarding for both parties in the long run.
There is clearly potential for a stronger relationship. However, until the economic foundations are more firmly in place, it is too early to talk of a "golden decade".