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# nick-clegg - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

Tánaiste told senior Facebook executives that Ireland 'committed to low tax' before OECD deal
# Meta
# Meta

Tánaiste told senior Facebook executives that Ireland 'committed to low tax' before OECD deal

Feb 23rd 2022, 6:30 AM 24,623 Views 24 Comments

Varadkar virtually met representatives of Facebook on 30 September.

# nick-clegg - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Facebook told it can no longer send user data from EU to US
# Data Protection Commission
# Data Protection Commission

Facebook told it can no longer send user data from EU to US

Sep 10th 2020, 8:47 AM 21,320 Views 32 Comments

The social media giant said the Data Protection Commission told it the key mechanism it uses to transfer data to the US “cannot in practice be used”.

# nick-clegg - Friday 31 May, 2019

Liberal Democrats top new UK poll, surging ahead of Conservatives and Labour
# Pro-remain
# Pro-remain

Liberal Democrats top new UK poll, surging ahead of Conservatives and Labour

May 31st 2019, 7:38 AM 24,728 Views 47 Comments

The Brexit Party and the Greens have also both seen gains.

# nick-clegg - Friday 26 April, 2019

Facebook says whatever fine it faces over password breach is matter for Irish data watchdog
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Facebook says whatever fine it faces over password breach is matter for Irish data watchdog

Apr 26th 2019, 6:06 PM 10,372 Views 21 Comments

The Data Protection Commissioner has launched a statutory inquiry into Facebook’s password storage breach.

# nick-clegg - Friday 9 June, 2017

The winners and losers in the UK general election
# Politics Eh?
# Politics Eh?

The winners and losers in the UK general election

Jun 9th 2017, 9:31 AM 22,762 Views 31 Comments

A good day for Corbyn and Goldsmith but a bad one for May, Clegg and Salmond.

# nick-clegg - Friday 8 May, 2015

Miliband, Farage and Clegg have all quit - and David Cameron's back at Downing Street
# It's Official
# It's Official

Miliband, Farage and Clegg have all quit - and David Cameron's back at Downing Street

May 8th 2015, 1:35 PM 50,610 Views 148 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has send his congratulations, and said he’s looking forward to building on their “very close relationship”.

# nick-clegg - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Two days to go and some people are still making their minds up
# Letter From London
# Letter From London

Two days to go and some people are still making their minds up

May 5th 2015, 7:25 PM 13,993 Views 49 Comments

We’re in London ahead of the UK general election on Thursday. Here’s what we’ve found out so far.

# nick-clegg - Friday 1 May, 2015

Someone just dropped their trousers in front of Nick Clegg while asking for a selfie
# Pants Party
# Pants Party

Someone just dropped their trousers in front of Nick Clegg while asking for a selfie

May 1st 2015, 5:58 PM 22,993 Views 23 Comments

The Lib Dem leader declined.

# nick-clegg - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Why the UK general election could tell us a lot about our own
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why the UK general election could tell us a lot about our own

Apr 9th 2015, 8:00 PM 33 Views 35 Comments

There are some remarkable similarities between British and Irish politics as voters in the UK prepare to vote on 7 May, writes Seamus Conboy.

# nick-clegg - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

What you need to know about the election that no one can predict
# Explainer
# Explainer

What you need to know about the election that no one can predict

Apr 7th 2015, 8:15 PM 10,298 Views 33 Comments

In a closely-fought race it appears neither the Conservatives nor Labour will emerge victorious on 7 May.

# nick-clegg - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

The Lib Dems released an excruciating Uptown Funk video
# NO NO NO
# NO NO NO

The Lib Dems released an excruciating Uptown Funk video

Mar 25th 2015, 2:32 PM 6,769 Views 8 Comments

Cannot be unseen.

# nick-clegg - Sunday 19 October, 2014

British footballer expresses regret but denies rape
# Defence
# Defence

British footballer expresses regret but denies rape

Oct 19th 2014, 4:02 PM 30,029 Views 52 Comments

Ched Evans was released on Friday after serving half of his five-year sentence

# nick-clegg - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

UK leaders take "unprecedented" step to boost Scottish campaign
# Panic On The Streets
# Panic On The Streets

UK leaders take "unprecedented" step to boost Scottish campaign

Sep 10th 2014, 7:52 AM 9,058 Views 51 Comments

All three party leaders have pulled out of Prime Minister’s Questions to head north.

# nick-clegg - Sunday 27 July, 2014

2018 World Cup should not be held in Russia - UK Deputy PM Nick Clegg
# Protest
From The42
# Protest

2018 World Cup should not be held in Russia - UK Deputy PM Nick Clegg

Jul 27th 2014, 12:00 PM 10,524 Views 58 Comments

In the aftermath of the the airplane crash in Ukraine, the politician claims the host nation should be changed.

# nick-clegg - Friday 9 May, 2014

Someone is hilariously illustrating Twitter users' embarrassing typos
# Typo Negative
From The Daily Edge
# Typo Negative

Someone is hilariously illustrating Twitter users' embarrassing typos

May 9th 2014, 10:29 AM 3,878 Views 0 Comments

Someone calling you out on your typo = mortifying. Someone ILLUSTRATING said typo = let us die.

# nick-clegg - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Cameron's deputy warns of uncertainty over Europe
# Britain
# Britain

Cameron's deputy warns of uncertainty over Europe

Jan 15th 2013, 12:36 PM 4,717 Views 31 Comments

The British Prime Minister hopes to negotiate fundamental changes in his country’s membership of the European Union.

# nick-clegg - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Video: British deputy prime minister Nick Clegg admits he owns a onesie
# Call Clegg
# Call Clegg

Video: British deputy prime minister Nick Clegg admits he owns a onesie

Jan 10th 2013, 7:28 PM 7,058 Views 15 Comments

A damaging political revelation? Probably not.

# nick-clegg - Sunday 16 December, 2012

UKIP rises in polls to become UK's third largest party
# UK
# UK

UKIP rises in polls to become UK's third largest party

Dec 16th 2012, 3:57 PM 7,369 Views 82 Comments

Polls for a number of British papers show Nigel Farage’s party enjoying 14 per cent of the vote, an all-time high.

# nick-clegg - Monday 22 October, 2012

Nick Clegg and 500 other politicians coming to Dublin for FF-organised conference
# Europe
# Europe

Nick Clegg and 500 other politicians coming to Dublin for FF-organised conference

Oct 22nd 2012, 2:00 PM 6,158 Views 76 Comments

The 33rd annual conference of European liberals will be taking place in Dublin next month.

# nick-clegg - Thursday 13 September, 2012

Hillsborough: Pressure for prosecutions as police open inquiry over conduct
# JFT96
# JFT96

Hillsborough: Pressure for prosecutions as police open inquiry over conduct

Sep 13th 2012, 6:38 PM 3,237 Views 9 Comments

Meanwhile a senior police officer who was at Hillsborough today claimed fans made the police’s job harder amid calls for him to resign.

# nick-clegg - Sunday 15 January, 2012

Ethics and e-voting: The week in quotes

Ethics and e-voting: The week in quotes

Jan 15th 2012, 7:00 PM 2,643 Views 2 Comments

Did they really say that? TheJournal.ie’s review of the week in words.

# nick-clegg - Saturday 14 January, 2012

Kenny: We would like to see banks taxed
# Banks
# Banks

Kenny: We would like to see banks taxed

Jan 14th 2012, 11:22 AM 5,862 Views 66 Comments

However, the Taoiseach said that any financial tax that is not introduced in London will not be accepted in Dublin.

# nick-clegg - Friday 13 January, 2012

Leaders clash over Scottish independence ahead of Dublin summit
# Scotland
# Scotland

Leaders clash over Scottish independence ahead of Dublin summit

Jan 13th 2012, 9:20 AM 2,608 Views 12 Comments

Alex Salmond and Nick Clegg have taken to Irish airwaves to express strong views about the issue of Scottish independence ahead of the British-Irish Council summit today.

Youth unemployment on the agenda at British-Irish summit
# Nick Clegg
# Nick Clegg

Youth unemployment on the agenda at British-Irish summit

Jan 13th 2012, 7:37 AM 1,087 Views 1 Comment

The 17th council summit gets underway in Dublin this afternoon, where the main issue on the table will be economic developments.

# nick-clegg - Thursday 12 January, 2012

UK deputy prime minister to visit Áras an Uachtaráin
# Diplomacy
# Diplomacy

UK deputy prime minister to visit Áras an Uachtaráin

Jan 12th 2012, 9:54 AM 1,106 Views 3 Comments

Nick Clegg will meet with President Michael D Higgins during a visit to Dublin tomorrow.

# nick-clegg - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

DUP MPs warn that EU deal may hit Ireland's corporation tax
# Eurozone
# Eurozone

DUP MPs warn that EU deal may hit Ireland's corporation tax

Dec 14th 2011, 8:34 AM 2,751 Views 23 Comments

Ian Paisley Jr and Nigel Dodds tell the House of Commons that Ireland will face further pressure to raise the 12.5 per cent rate.

# nick-clegg - Monday 12 December, 2011

Cameron defends veto on EU deal, says he negotiated in 'good faith'
# Commons Clash
# Commons Clash

Cameron defends veto on EU deal, says he negotiated in 'good faith'

Dec 12th 2011, 8:58 PM 1,949 Views 15 Comments

The opposition said he lost but the prime minister insisted he was defending his country’s interests over his veto of the EU deal.

Cameron to face Commons grilling after Clegg attacks EU veto
# Referendum
# Referendum

Cameron to face Commons grilling after Clegg attacks EU veto

Dec 12th 2011, 7:51 AM 1,539 Views 16 Comments

David Cameron will defend using his veto to the House of Commons – which his deputy prime minister said was “bad for Britain”.

# nick-clegg - Sunday 27 November, 2011

Nick Clegg's Irish visit postponed following death of Taoiseach's mother
# Off
# Off

Nick Clegg's Irish visit postponed following death of Taoiseach's mother

Nov 27th 2011, 5:32 PM 2,641 Views 2 Comments

Clegg had been due to meet with president Michael D Higgins and Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore in Dublin tomorrow.

# nick-clegg - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

UK deputy prime minister to visit Michael D in the Áras
# Clegg Visit
# Clegg Visit

UK deputy prime minister to visit Michael D in the Áras

Nov 8th 2011, 12:17 PM 1,209 Views 8 Comments

Nick Clegg will be among the first international dignitaries to visit Michael D Higgins when he takes office.

# nick-clegg - Monday 17 October, 2011

Commons finally agrees to put Hillsborough question to debate
# Catharsis
From The42
# Catharsis

Commons finally agrees to put Hillsborough question to debate

Oct 17th 2011, 12:35 PM 182 Views 3 Comments

The House of Commons will this evening debate the public release of all 40,000 documents relating to the Hillsborough disaster.

# nick-clegg - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Hacking: Another arrest with calls for US probe and Murdoch to face questions
# Hacking
# Hacking

Hacking: Another arrest with calls for US probe and Murdoch to face questions

Jul 14th 2011, 11:15 AM 298 Views 0 Comments

The phone hacking scandal that has engulfed Rupert Murdoch’s media empire has spread to the US.

# nick-clegg - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

MPs to quiz cops on failure to investigate phone-hacking
# NOTW
# NOTW

MPs to quiz cops on failure to investigate phone-hacking

Jul 12th 2011, 9:01 AM 205 Views 0 Comments

The assistant commissioner of the Metropolitan Police will be grilled on why he chose not to reopen inquiries in 2009.

# nick-clegg - Monday 11 July, 2011

NotW emails: Police 'sold royal family's mobile phone numbers'
# NOTW
# NOTW

NotW emails: Police 'sold royal family's mobile phone numbers'

Jul 11th 2011, 1:09 PM 532 Views 4 Comments

Emails discovered in 2007 and handed over to investigators last month claim corruption among police guarding the Royals.

# nick-clegg - Thursday 23 June, 2011

Poll: Should the Irish public be given shares in bailed-out banks?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Irish public be given shares in bailed-out banks?

Jun 23rd 2011, 11:21 AM 2,662 Views 47 Comments

The UK is considering creating ‘people’s banks’ by distributing shares in certain banks to members of the public.

# nick-clegg - Monday 20 June, 2011

Economy the focus of Taoiseach's London visit
# British-Irish
# British-Irish

Economy the focus of Taoiseach's London visit

Jun 20th 2011, 8:06 AM 340 Views 7 Comments

Wind farms on Ireland’s west coast will also be on the agenda.

# nick-clegg - Wednesday 15 June, 2011

Cameron and Clegg's hospital visit interrupted by irate doctor
# Angry Doc
From The Daily Edge
# Angry Doc

Cameron and Clegg's hospital visit interrupted by irate doctor

Jun 15th 2011, 9:50 AM 1,585 Views 12 Comments

The British prime minister and deputy prime minister were meeting patients at the hospital when the doctor accosted the accompany TV crew over hygiene.

# nick-clegg - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Obama mocks that awkward moment he toasted Queen Elizabeth - alone
# Oops
# Oops

Obama mocks that awkward moment he toasted Queen Elizabeth - alone

May 25th 2011, 10:15 PM 5,851 Views 0 Comments

Video: Obama wasn’t deterred from continuing his toast by the British national anthem, but seems to have realised something was amiss when he was the only one raising his glass.

# nick-clegg - Friday 6 May, 2011

UK voters reject voting reform as Scottish nationalists win huge majority
# Dis-united Kingdom
# Dis-united Kingdom

UK voters reject voting reform as Scottish nationalists win huge majority

May 6th 2011, 7:49 PM 776 Views 0 Comments

The local and assembly elections as well as the referendum produced misery for the junior coalition party, the Liberal Democrats, whilst the main opposition Labour party enjoyed a resurgence.

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