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# davos - Today’s News

Greta Thunberg tells Davos 'pretty much nothing' has been done to fight climate change

The teenager spoke ahead of US President Donald Trump’s keynote address at the World Economic Forum.

# davos - Yesterday’s News

World's billionaires have more wealth than 60% of the global population, Oxfam says

A new report by Oxfam has found that the number of billionaires has doubled in the past decade.

# davos - Friday 25 January, 2019

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.

# davos - Thursday 24 January, 2019

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.

# davos - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

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.

# davos - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

'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.

# davos - Friday 18 January, 2019

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

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

# davos - Friday 26 January, 2018

'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.

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.

# davos - Thursday 25 January, 2018

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.

# davos - Monday 22 January, 2018

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.

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.

# davos - Thursday 19 January, 2017

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”.

# davos - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

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

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

# davos - Monday 16 January, 2017

Eight men hold as much wealth as half the planet combined

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

# davos - Thursday 21 January, 2016

Enda had a torturous conversation about the election date in Davos

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

# davos - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

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…

# davos - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

# davos - Monday 2 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge 14 things normal people do before breakfast Before Breakfast

14 things normal people do before breakfast

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

# davos - Friday 23 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Emma Watson: 'The world is held back because women aren't equal' Heforshe

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.

# davos - Thursday 22 January, 2015

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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

# davos - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

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

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

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.

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

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

# davos - Monday 19 January, 2015

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

But how can this be reversed?

# davos - Friday 24 January, 2014

'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.

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

The Taoiseach was also absolutely freezing.

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.

# davos - Thursday 23 January, 2014

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.

‘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’.

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.

# davos - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

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.

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

Sheryl Sandberg will attend the World Economic Forum this week.

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

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin is among those attending the event.

# davos - Monday 28 January, 2013

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?

# davos - Sunday 27 January, 2013

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