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Is this the beginning of the end of Trump’s real estate empire?

The Trump name is being scrubbed off skylines from New York to Toronto to Rio as the brand backfires

It takes all of 30 seconds for the doorman at Trump Place to kick me out of the building. “Ma’am, you need to leave,” he says, when I tell him I am a journalist. Then he practically shoves me out the marble lobby, back through the revolving doors .

Tensions are high at Trump Place, 200 Riverside Boulevard. The luxury condominium complex on New York’s Upper West Side is currently embroiled in an increasingly contentious legal battle with the Trump family. Like many of the towers bearing the Trump brand, 200 Riverside Boulevard isn’t actually owned by the Trumps; it simply licenses the name, which is plastered on the building in big brass letters. And now many residents don’t want it any more.

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2017 Eyewitness: our summary of the defining images of the year

From the horror of Grenfell to the hope of the Women’s March, this has been a year of extremes. Here, those closest to the action recall 2017’s most compelling moments

I had sung for the then candidate Donald Trump in March 2016 at Mar-a-Lago for a Lincoln’s Day dinner. I thought I was performing a patriotic duty, but I received quite a bit of vitriol afterwards, people treated me as if I had killed someone’s daughter.

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