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Thursday, 5 August, 2010 - 18:47

Donald Trump's campaign to drive residents on the Menie estate from their homes took a new turn this week.

On Tuesday (3 August) men and heavy machinery went onto Michael Forbes' farm and claimed an area of land as Mr Trump's. The Trump workers started taking all of the Forbes’ property off the land. The police accompanied the Trump team, but would not act in stop the event taking place, claiming their role was not to enter into civil disputes.

No warning had been given...

Wednesday, 4 August, 2010 - 22:24

Only 16 sales have closed in nearly a year at the 200-unit Trump Hollywood luxury condominium, according to an analysis of property records by

Last August, developer Jorge Perez said he had lined up buyers for more than two-thirds of the condos at the 40-story oceanfront project he built with celebrity developer Donald Trump.

Peter Zalewski, principal of, said similar developments along Hollywood beach are selling for an average of nearly $400 a square foot. But the average price per square...

Tuesday, 27 July, 2010 - 15:52

Donald Trump was branded a “hypocrite” yesterday after it emerged he is fighting the expansion of an airport near his Florida mansion.

Opponents of the American businessman’s £750million Aberdeenshire golf resort yesterday criticised Mr Trump’s “astonishing brass neck”.

The US property magnate’s team has vigorously campaigned for the expansion of Aberdeen Airport since his golf plans were announced in 2006.

Independent councillor Martin Ford, whose casting vote initially threw out the Trump organisation’s plans for the...

Rich, full-bodied and an acquired taste… Donald Trump tees up a tipple for the 19th hole

Friday, 23 July, 2010 - 13:06

Donald Trump, the American billionaire who is building the "world's greatest golf course" in Aberdeenshire, is turning his attention to another Scottish icon and creating his own brand of single malt whisky.

The flamboyant businessman is in talks with "several" whisky producers as he looks to develop his luxury merchandise brand in Scotland.

However if the new venture becomes a success, the tycoon will not celebrate with a dram as he doesn't drink.

Following the success of Trump Vodka in the US, he is now looking to...

Trump critic seeks action over Menie homes issue

Monday, 19 July, 2010 - 16:06

Aberdeenshire Council is being urged to bring forward a detailed report on the use of compulsory purchase orders (CPOs) to make way for Donald Trump’s golf resort.

Longstanding critic Martin Ford has asked the council what date officers plan to bring forward the required detailed report on CPOs against Menie residents.

He said he wanted it “so that the council can take a decision on the issue and give residents a proper assurance that the council will not attempt to force them from their homes”.

Mr Trump has been given...

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