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#World Economic Forum

# world-economic-forum - 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.

# world-economic-forum - 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.

# world-economic-forum - 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.

# world-economic-forum - 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.

# world-economic-forum - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

'Exceptional' level of snowfall delays dozens of global leaders arriving in Davos

In the last six days, 63 inches of snow has fallen on Davos.

# world-economic-forum - 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.

These are the Irish people making the exclusive trip to Davos this week

There are some debuts for Ireland’s top politicians.

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.

# world-economic-forum - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Ireland slips down the global tourism competitiveness scale

But the industry isn’t too worried.

# world-economic-forum - 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”.

# world-economic-forum - 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.

# world-economic-forum - 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.

# world-economic-forum - 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…

# world-economic-forum - 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.

# world-economic-forum - 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.

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.

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…

# world-economic-forum - 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…

# world-economic-forum - Monday 19 January, 2015

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

But how can this be reversed?

# world-economic-forum - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Ireland makes the top 10 in global study on gender gap

Iceland came out on top while Yemen was listed last.

# world-economic-forum - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Moving up in the world: Ireland is now the 25th most competitive country

We got high scores for primary education but our macroeconomic environment is dragging us down.

# world-economic-forum - 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.

# world-economic-forum - Thursday 23 January, 2014

‘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.

# world-economic-forum - 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.

# world-economic-forum - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Ireland is the 9th friendliest country in the world for tourists

Research by the World Economic Forum says we’re still among the most welcoming countries in the world for visitors.

# world-economic-forum - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Ireland one of the top 20 most competitive holiday spots in world

We fell out of the top 20 in the World Tourism and Travel Competitiveness Index two years ago – now we’re back at no. 19.

# world-economic-forum - 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?

# world-economic-forum - Sunday 27 January, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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

# world-economic-forum - Thursday 24 January, 2013

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

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

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Ireland has been through 'a hurricane' - Kenny speaks at World Economic Forum

Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Enda Kenny stressed the need for job creation across Europe in order to tackle the economic crisis.

# world-economic-forum - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

Enda Kenny and Michael Noonan to attend Davos

The Taoiseach and Minister for Finance will join other world leaders at the influential meeting to discuss issues affecting the global economy.

# world-economic-forum - Sunday 13 January, 2013

13 major global risks that used to be the stuff of science fiction Risky This post contains images

13 major global risks that used to be the stuff of science fiction

Orbital debris, persistent extreme weather, digital meltdown, geomagnetic storms… the World Economic Forum considers some risky business.

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