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#OECD

# oecd - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Massive increase in number of people seeking advice over debt in past three years

The Free Legal Advice Centre says there has been a 400 per cent increase in debt queries in the last three years with a 45 per cent rise in the last year alone.

# oecd - Thursday 26 May, 2011

Ireland's economy to stagnate in 2011: OECD

The think tank has encouraged a cut in dole payments to the long-term unemployed, but says house prices will stop falling in 2012 and supports the Irish decision not to raise the corporate tax rate.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: OECD calls for dole to be cut; Sellafield to be stress-tested by the EU; and why Cheryl Cole was dropped from the US X Factor.

# oecd - Thursday 28 April, 2011

More Irish families being pushed into poverty and seeking advice

Two separate reports indicate that more and more Irish families are being pushed into poverty as record numbers contact advisory services seeking help.

# oecd - Friday 15 April, 2011

The poorest countries in the developed world...

…Ireland is NOT in the list. Phew.

# oecd - Wednesday 13 April, 2011

Take 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Irish people kind but slovenly - survey

A new survey of 26 countries finds we spend lots of time volunteering and caring for others – but not nearly enough on housework.

# oecd - Friday 25 February, 2011

Ireland 'needs more Libyan oil' than any other country Oil

Ireland 'needs more Libyan oil' than any other country

Statistics compiled by the International Energy Agency shows Libyan oil matters more to Ireland than any other nation.

# oecd - Thursday 11 November, 2010

Take 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Developing world facing ‘obesity epidemic’, says major report

The OECD warns that developing countries are getting fatter – and that we should act now to stop a major health crisis.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: plans for a property tax outlined; leading economists plead for debt forgiveness and Amazon pulls Paedophile’s Guide in wake of protests.