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Trump pulls out of Republican nominations

The voters of America have been denied the opportunity to inform Donald Trump that he’s “fired” after the entrepreneur and host of The Apprentice withdrew his bid for the Republican presidential nomination.

Pamela Geller: American patriot or extremist firebrand?

Robert Chalmers meets the right-wing blogger to find out

Wonderland: The Trouble with Love and Sex, Tuesday, BBC2<br/>The Apprentice, Tuesday &amp; Wednesday, BBC1

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Culture Club: The Apprentice, Wednesdays, BBC1

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First Night: The Apprentice, BBC1, 9pm

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Newt Gingrich confirms bid to run for presidency

Newt Gingrich, who in the 1990s led the Republican Party to its first majority in the US House of Representatives in 40 years, announced yesterday that he was running for president.

Trump fails to see funny side of Obama's routine

Just in case Donald Trump's purported bid to become President of the United States looked in danger of getting serious, Barack Obama took the opportunity of the annual White House Correspondents dinner to give his putative rival a comedic skewering – with Trump in the room, stony-faced as quip after quip hit home.

Johann Hari: Donald Trump's lunacy reveals core truth about the Republicans

He is the Republican <i>id</i> - finally entirely unleashed from all restraint and reality

Alan Sugar draws up blueprint to save English football

Former Tottenham chairman Lord Sugar has drawn up a business blueprint to save English football.

Obama faces a new Republican Trump card

Donald Trump, the property developer and reality TV powerhouse who insists he may run for the Republican nomination for the White House next year, is on a roll. Polls now put him in second place in the race to secure the Republican nomination and not even his local paper, which yesterday Photoshopped him to look like a dozy clown, can slow his momentum.

Trump trumped in 'birther' campaign

The billionaire businessman Donald Trump, star of the US version of The Apprentice and aspiring Republican presidential candidate, may have put the brakes on his campaign before it even got off the ground.

Cultural Life: Rhod Gilbert, comedian

Comedy: I haven't seen much since I work evenings most of the time. At the Edinburgh Festival I saw a friend of mine, Greg Davies, whose show was wonderful, and also my eternal favourite, Paul Foot. He's a comedy genius, one of the funniest things I've seen. Sublime, original and brilliant.

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