David Cameron has said Donald Trump's call for a temporary ban on Muslims arriving in the US is "dangerous", and he is not willing to withdraw his criticism of it.

The British prime minister said he was sticking to his earlier claim that the proposal was "divisive, stupid and wrong" but he would be happy to meet the presumptive Republican presidential candidate if he travelled to the UK before the US election.

"American presidential candidates have made a habit of coming through Europe and through the UK, so if that happens I would be very happy to," he told ITV's Robert Peston, saying he believed in maintaining the special relationship.

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