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#G8

# g8 - Monday 8 June, 2015

G7 leaders agree to phase out oil, gas and coal use by end of this century

The agreement among world leaders sends a strong signal to the climate change conference in Paris later this year.

# g8 - Saturday 11 October, 2014

US firm snaps up exclusive Lough Erne resort

The exclusive resort hosted the G8 meeting last year.

# g8 - Thursday 10 April, 2014

The Obama ladies' trip to Ireland cost $251,000

Don’t worry though – the US paid for it.

# g8 - Monday 24 March, 2014

G7 snubs Russia summit over Ukraine crisis

The leaders also threatened tougher sanctions against Russia for its annexation of Crimea.

# g8 - Monday 3 March, 2014

'A clear violation of sovereignty': G7 leaders condemn Russian troop build-up

Russia’s partners in the G8 have condemned Moscow’s military escalation and cancelled their participation in preparations for the group’s summit in Sochi this June.

# g8 - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Obama cancels Putin summit, says Russia displaying a new "Cold War" mentality Cooling Off This post contains videos

Obama cancels Putin summit, says Russia displaying a new "Cold War" mentality

Washington has called off a one-on-one meeting between the two leaders, which had been due to take place on the fringes of next month’s G20 summit.

# g8 - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Column: Obama's speech was an insight into the current state of politics in Northern Ireland

Speaking directly to the next generation of Northern Ireland, like Obama did, is what we need, says David McCann, who writes that it is the duty of younger people to get ready, take charge and drive the agenda forward.

# g8 - Saturday 22 June, 2013

Poll: Do you think we went over-the-top when the Obamas came to town? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think we went over-the-top when the Obamas came to town?

Many welcomed the Obama ladies, believing that their visit benefited Irish tourism, while others criticised the govenment’s handling of the visit saying it made us look foolish.

# g8 - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

PSNI chief praises G8 policing operation as 'most peaceful in history'

Matt Baggott said it was a ‘unique’ summit in that it took place in an area where there was a ‘severe terrorist threat’.

# g8 - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Taoiseach: I didn't raise US senate claim that Ireland is a tax haven with Obama Talking Tax This post contains videos

Taoiseach: I didn't raise US senate claim that Ireland is a tax haven with Obama

Enda Kenny met with Barack Obama at the G8 summit in Lough Erne this week but did not raise recent US Senate committee claims about Ireland being a tax haven for Apple.

Caption competition*: What are Christine and Enda laughing about?

What do you reckon? Tell us in the comments. (*There’s no physical prize, but you’ll have our undying respect)

Obameron: David Cameron and Barack Obama's bromance continues at G8 Get A Room This post contains images

Obameron: David Cameron and Barack Obama's bromance continues at G8

Their love-in continues as they enjoy long walks, meetings, debates and dinners at this year’s G8 summit in Enniskillen.

The Evening Fix... now with added foreign words we need in English

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

G8 calls for urgent peace talks and a transitional government in Syria

The G8 nations pledged almost €1.1 billion in humanitarian aid for refugees inside and outside Syria.

World War II device found near G8 venue

The item was found on Lough Shore Road, near Lough Erne, during security checks.

Taoiseach: Ireland wants to be part of G8 tax evasion plan, defends corporate tax rate G8 This post contains videos

Taoiseach: Ireland wants to be part of G8 tax evasion plan, defends corporate tax rate

Enda Kenny was speaking to the media as the G8 summit came to a conclusion in Lough Erne today.

G8 leaders agree to ‘fight the scourge of tax evasion’, Ireland’s regime not discussed G8

G8 leaders agree to ‘fight the scourge of tax evasion’, Ireland’s regime not discussed

G8 leaders are likely to announce new measures that will make companies more transparent when it comes to taxation.

Pipe bomb found in Strabane, an hour north of the G8 summit

The bomb was found just 80km north of Lough Erne in Enniskillen where world leaders are meeting for the annual G8 summit.

From The Daily Edge 9 ways Ireland has gone crazy for the Obamas' visit Obamas On Tour

9 ways Ireland has gone crazy for the Obamas' visit

Seriously, guys. This place is unrecognisable.

Videos: Enda takes a walk with Cameron and Obama... and then Lagarde G8 This post contains videos

Videos: Enda takes a walk with Cameron and Obama... and then Lagarde

The Taoiseach is among the world’s most powerful leaders in Fermanagh again today.

G8 leaders 'close' to agreement on Syria amid calls for 'concrete' solution G8

G8 leaders 'close' to agreement on Syria amid calls for 'concrete' solution

World leaders are attempting to hammer out a joint communique that is agreeable for Russia and the US who differ on the Syrian conflict.

Awkward Family Photo of the Day: G8 leaders pose for traditional snap G8

Awkward Family Photo of the Day: G8 leaders pose for traditional snap

It’s known as the family photo. Some family.

From The Daily Edge Malia Obama is officially gas craic Obamas On Tour

Malia Obama is officially gas craic

Look at this face she made before Riverdance last night.

From Business ETC You have to hand it to them: Paddy Power are good at this O'Bama Power

You have to hand it to them: Paddy Power are good at this

“Free €100 bet in this shop if your name is Obama – birth certificate required as proof of identity.”

Poll: Should international powers arm Syria's rebels? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should international powers arm Syria's rebels?

How should world leaders deal with the ongoing violence in Syria?

From The Daily Edge Embarrassing 'Obama in Ireland' headline fail Whoops

Embarrassing 'Obama in Ireland' headline fail

Wow, the Obamas look different.

From The Daily Edge Bono taking the Obama ladies out for lunch in Dalkey Obama Visit This post contains videos

Bono taking the Obama ladies out for lunch in Dalkey

They’re going to his favourite pub, Finnegans.

McGuinness: Obama is 'absolutely engaged' in the peace process Northern Ireland This post contains videos

McGuinness: Obama is 'absolutely engaged' in the peace process

The Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister was speaking at the G8 Summit in Lough Erne yesterday.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day…

Taoiseach: I can't say if G8 leaders will raise Ireland's tax regime Talking Tax This post contains videos

Taoiseach: I can't say if G8 leaders will raise Ireland's tax regime

Enda Kenny said recent criticism of Ireland’s tax regime did not come up in his discussions with G8 leaders yesterday.

Michelle Obama and daughters will tour Glendalough today

US First Lady Michelle Obama with her daughters are due to visit the Co Wicklow heritage site on the last day of their visit to Ireland.

This is what the G8 leaders ate for dinner last night

Beef or salmon? (Kidding, kind of.)

G8 exposes rift among leaders on Syria

US President Barack Obama has indicated a wish to arm the rebels in Syria.

# g8 - Monday 17 June, 2013

Video: What the Taoiseach told Obama and 'forgetting the yellow trousers' G8 This post contains videos

Video: What the Taoiseach told Obama and 'forgetting the yellow trousers'

Enda Kenny insisted that Ireland was making positive progress on its EU/IMF bailout amid reports of a scathing assessment from the European Commission on certain reforms.

Outer fence line near G8 venue breached following protest G8

Outer fence line near G8 venue breached following protest

A G8 Not Welcome march took place this evening at 6pm. At 9pm, an outer fence line was breached.

Taoiseach: EU-US trade deal could mean thousands of jobs for Ireland G8 This post contains videos

Taoiseach: EU-US trade deal could mean thousands of jobs for Ireland

Enda Kenny was speaking to the media following meetings with G8 leaders in Lough Erne today.

G8 protester fast-tracked through court after failure to remove disguise G8

G8 protester fast-tracked through court after failure to remove disguise

Police said the 19-year-old was also charged with disorderly behaviour and resisting arrest

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

G8 leaders agree to negotiate 'the biggest bilateral trade deal in history' G8 This post contains videos

G8 leaders agree to negotiate 'the biggest bilateral trade deal in history'

Following negotiations today, EU and US leaders have agreed to hold more negotiations on a massive trade deal.

Infographic: This is how much the UK thinks an EU-US trade deal could be worth G8

Infographic: This is how much the UK thinks an EU-US trade deal could be worth

World leaders hope to make significant progress on discussions about such a deal at the summit in Lough Erne today and tomorrow.

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