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Apprentice is caught napping on the job

ONE would-be entrepreneur fell asleep on the job when she dozed off during the task in tonight's episode of The Apprentice.

Restaurant owner Maria O'Connor nodded off while her team-mates tried to decide what gadget they should make and pitch to retailers.

The girls' team -- called Sterling -- picked Irishwoman Jane McEvoy as their leader but had more trouble deciding on their final product for the BBC show.

They struggled to choose between a tap cosy, which lets people put their feet up in the bath, and a splash screen to put on the side of the bath for children's bathtime.

The boys team -- called Phoenix -- was not much better and struggled to choose between pitching a waste compacter bin and a pair of rubber gloves with scourers on one side.