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A Scottish university and the of Scotland's main political party have stripped Donald Trump of they had given him. Billionaire Mr Trump is currently the leader of the race to become the Republican Party's for USA president in November 2016. Trump's mother is Scottish and the business mogul has invested in golf and tourism in Scotland. However, his recent call for all Muslims to be barred from entering the USA has created controversy. The Scottish National Party (SNP) took away his title of "Global Scot" , and Scotland's Robert Gordon University revoked an doctoral degree it awarded him in 2010.

Donald Trump has reacted to his titles being taken away from . He accused SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon of "failing to appreciate his ". He said: "Politicians should be thanking me of pandering to political . I have done so much for Scotland." Ms Sturgeon said Mr Trump's "recent remarks have shown he is no longer to be a business ambassador for Scotland". A spokesman for the Robert Gordon University stated: "In the of the current US election campaign, Mr Trump has made a of statements that are incompatible with the ethos and values of the university. The university has therefore decided to revoke its award of the degree."

 
 

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