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#Davos

From TheJournal.ie What will a hard border look like if Brexit goes 'very wrong'? Varadkar says soldiers may return Bloomberg Interview

What will a hard border look like if Brexit goes 'very wrong'? Varadkar says soldiers may return

The Taoiseach says Ireland is being ‘victimised’ by Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar tells Davos that Ireland has 'closed down' tax loopholes and is raking it in as a result World Economic Forum

Leo Varadkar tells Davos that Ireland has 'closed down' tax loopholes and is raking it in as a result

Varadkar told the World Economic Forum that Ireland has never taken in so much corporation tax.

From TheJournal.ie Bono tells business leaders at Davos: 'Capitalism is not immoral - it's amoral' Davos

Bono tells business leaders at Davos: 'Capitalism is not immoral - it's amoral'

He said the people whose lives were “chewed up” by capitalism are pushing populism.

From TheJournal.ie 'The Garden of Eden is no more': David Attenborough issues stark climate warning at Davos Global Leaders

'The Garden of Eden is no more': David Attenborough issues stark climate warning at Davos

“We need to move beyond guilt or blame, and get on with the practical tasks at hand,” Attenborough told his audience.

From TheJournal.ie Trump cancels White House trip to Davos amid longest-ever government shutdown World Economic Forum

Trump cancels White House trip to Davos amid longest-ever government shutdown

He also stopped Democratic opponent Nancy Pelosi from going to Afghanistan.

From TheJournal.ie 'That's a joke', 'stealing': Ireland's low corporate tax rate criticised at Davos Davos Debate

'That's a joke', 'stealing': Ireland's low corporate tax rate criticised at Davos

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe had to fend off some fierce criticism of how Ireland taxes multinationals like Apple and Google.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump sits down with Piers Morgan and says he 'would certainly apologise' for racist retweets Britain First This post contains videos

Donald Trump sits down with Piers Morgan and says he 'would certainly apologise' for racist retweets

The US President says he didn’t know anything about Britain First.

From TheJournal.ie What spat? Trump says he and Theresa May have a 'really great relationship' Neutral Territory

What spat? Trump says he and Theresa May have a 'really great relationship'

Trump’s had a few public falling outs with Britain – but the two leaders were all smiles today.

From TheJournal.ie The World Economic Forum says Ireland has problems with 'soaring wealth inequality' Global Rankings

The World Economic Forum says Ireland has problems with 'soaring wealth inequality'

The country has been placed 8th out of 30 in the organisation’s latest Inclusive Development Index.

From TheJournal.ie The world's richest 1% swallowed up 82% of the wealth created last year Davos

The world's richest 1% swallowed up 82% of the wealth created last year

A new report by Oxfam has found that income inequality is growing.

From TheJournal.ie An Taoiseach went on CNBC from Davos and said there's no chance of an Irish election in 2017 Long Haul

An Taoiseach went on CNBC from Davos and said there's no chance of an Irish election in 2017

Asked whether there should be one, he said “not at all”.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the Irish delegates rubbing shoulders with the global elite at Davos World Economic Forum

Meet the Irish delegates rubbing shoulders with the global elite at Davos

Denis O’Brien appears to be skipping the latest installment.

From TheJournal.ie Eight men hold as much wealth as half the planet combined Sharing The Wealth

Eight men hold as much wealth as half the planet combined

Some of the world’s richest people are meeting in Davos this week.

From TheJournal.ie Enda had a torturous conversation about the election date in Davos Davos

Enda had a torturous conversation about the election date in Davos

The Taoiseach also recorded a slightly awkward Facebook video with Sheryl Sandberg.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny will be hanging out with a lot of billionaires today State Of The Nation

Enda Kenny will be hanging out with a lot of billionaires today

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie There could be more plastic than fish in the oceans by 2050 Davos

14 things normal people do before breakfast

“They network over coffee.” – Er, nope.

Emma Watson: 'The world is held back because women aren't equal'

The actress and UN Goodwill Ambassador gave another powerful speech at the World Economic Forum this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Prince Andrew speaks out publicly about sex abuse allegations in Davos Accused

Prince Andrew speaks out publicly about sex abuse allegations in Davos

The prince reiterated denials that have been made on his behalf by Buckingham Palace, telling business leaders his focus is on his work.

From TheJournal.ie Enda believes young people who left Ireland will be able to come home in 3 years Davos

Enda believes young people who left Ireland will be able to come home in 3 years

Ireland has learnt a ‘difficult lesson’ from the financial crisis.

From TheJournal.ie This is how much a club sandwich costs at the world's most exclusive schmoozefest Exclusive Club

This is how much a club sandwich costs at the world's most exclusive schmoozefest

Don’t even start us on the champagne and caviar.

From TheJournal.ie A billionaire and his nannies... and a few other things going down at Davos We Are The World

A billionaire and his nannies... and a few other things going down at Davos

Tough luck if you weren’t one of the tycoons or celebrities invited.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what Enda will be getting up to in Davos today State Of The Nation

Here's what Enda will be getting up to in Davos today

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie Billionaire flies his two nannies to Davos, tells Americans to "have less things" Tighten Up

Billionaire flies his two nannies to Davos, tells Americans to "have less things"

Jeff Green made his fortunes betting against sub-prime mortgages.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny is headed there, along with Denis O'Brien... So what's this Davos all about? Billionaires Paradise

Enda Kenny is headed there, along with Denis O'Brien... So what's this Davos all about?

It’s a bit like school camp, but for billionaires.

From TheJournal.ie Who would have guessed - CEOs are concerned about 'over-regulation' Regulators Mount Up

Who would have guessed - CEOs are concerned about 'over-regulation'

Chief executives worldwide are concerned about bureaucratic influence on their businesses…

From TheJournal.ie The top 1% could soon own more than HALF of global wealth Davos

The top 1% could soon own more than HALF of global wealth

But how can this be reversed?

From TheJournal.ie 'Big oil' welcomes new 'sexy' relationship with Iran in Swiss Alps Oiled Up

'Big oil' welcomes new 'sexy' relationship with Iran in Swiss Alps

The CEO of oil company Total has spoken to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani who told him to ‘be ready’ for the lifting of embargoes.

From TheJournal.ie Enda's charming smile is too much for this Bloomberg presenter (GIF) Smiling Eyes

Enda's charming smile is too much for this Bloomberg presenter (GIF)

The Taoiseach was also absolutely freezing.

From TheJournal.ie British exit from EU wouldn't give Taoiseach a headache Davos

British exit from EU wouldn't give Taoiseach a headache

The Taoiseach also dismissed suggestions that he would take up a role in the EU instead of leading Fine Gael into the 2016 general election.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Don't be fooled, values are inescapable – in life and in economics Opinion

Column: Don't be fooled, values are inescapable – in life and in economics

With the World Economic Forum under way, let’s remember that economists have powerful mathematical tools at their disposal which, like all tools, are means to ends. What those ends are depends on our values, writes Robert Grant.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Many leave to get experience’ – Taoiseach talks emigration in Davos Davos

‘Many leave to get experience’ – Taoiseach talks emigration in Davos

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said he can categorically deny that Irish banks would need a so-called ‘bail-in’.

From TheJournal.ie Bono is having dinner with the Taoiseach and Finance Minister tonight Davos

Bono is having dinner with the Taoiseach and Finance Minister tonight

The U2 frontman will join the pair, along with 25 company executives, for an IDA hosted dinner tonight at the World Economic Forum.

From TheJournal.ie Denis O'Brien believes politicians are the economy's biggest problem Davos

Denis O'Brien believes politicians are the economy's biggest problem

The 55-year-old was speaking ahead of the World Economic Forum this week.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook boss Sheryl Sandberg is now one of the world's youngest billionaires Davos

Facebook boss Sheryl Sandberg is now one of the world's youngest billionaires

Sheryl Sandberg will attend the World Economic Forum this week.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny and 6 other Irish people are attending the World Economic Forum Davos

Enda Kenny and 6 other Irish people are attending the World Economic Forum

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin is among those attending the event.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think the global economic crisis is over? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the global economic crisis is over?

Most of those attending the World Economic Forum in Davos last week reckoned the four-year crisis is over, but what do you think?

From TheJournal.ie Pretty much everyone in Davos thinks the economic crisis is over Davos 2013
From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added photos of unsuspecting commuters Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added photos of unsuspecting commuters

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

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