Muslim communities are "absolutely not reporting" suspected terrorists and need to "open up to society", Donald Trump has said in his first UK interview since launching his bid for the US presidency.

Appearing on ITV's Good Morning Britain (GMB), Trump said there was "very little assimilation" in cities where there had been a "large inflow" of Muslims, and denied that some British citizens were scared of the idea of him in the White House.

The frontrunner for the Republican nomination told the programme's presenter, Piers Morgan, on Wednesday that residents of the Brussels neighbourhood Molenbeek had "coddled and taken care of" Paris terror suspect Salah Abdeslam before his arrest.

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