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Trump threatens to sue Scotland

Updated 1835 GMT (0235 HKT) April 27, 2012
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Donald Trump appeared at the Scottish parliament to express his objection to a proposed wind farm off the coast of his new golf course and hotel complex in Aberdeenshire. He claims he was misled by Scotland's first minister Alex Salmond over the offshore development. Getty Images
Protestors on both sides of the argument gathered outside parliament in Edinburgh as Trump gave evidence inside. The Trump International Golf Links have attracted praise and scorn in equal measure. Getty Images
Donald Trump received a bagpipe welcome on one of his visits to the site of his championship course in Aberdeenshire. Getty Images
The 3rd hole of the championship course is cut hard against the Aberdeenshire coastline. Courtesy of Trump International
Architect Martin Hawtree has sculpted the course using giant sand dunes with a perfect example the 10th hole. Courtesy Trump International
A illustrative depiction of the proposed wind farm installation off the Aberdeenshire coast near Menie. Trump says he wouldn't have even considered building his golf complex if he thought it would the proposal would go ahead. Courtesy Vattenfall
Scoltand's first minister Alex Salmond is a keen golf fan but his government faces a difficult decision over the off shore windfarm. Getty Images
Is the sun about to set on Donald Trump's plans for a golf complex capable of hosting Ryder Cups and the British Open? Courtesy Trump International