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Monday 20 March 2023 Dublin: 14°C

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# incognito
US secret agents are dressing up as Irish farmers during the G8
Local residents have said they’ll stick out because their tractors are brand new.
# G8
Who's who: Meet the nine men and one woman who make up the G8 leaders
Eight heads of government, and two EU presidents make up the G8 leaders who are gathering in Northern Ireland today and tomorrow.
# Surveillance
UK 'tapped phones and emails' of other countries at G20 summits
The Guardian says diplomats at a finance ministers’ summit in 2009 were tapped – on the day that a British-hosted G8 begins.
# G8
Everything you need to know about the G8, but were afraid to ask
A gathering of some of the world’s most powerful people is happening up the road in Northern Ireland today and tomorrow. But what’s it all about?
# Northern Ireland
Cameron announces economic stimulus package for Northern Ireland
The package includes an investment plan, enhanced capital borrowing powers and government top-ups.
# Local Derby
8 things that the G8 leaders should know about Sunday's Cavan v Fermanagh game
The sides clash in the Ulster senior championship in Enniskillen on Sunday with the G8 summit taking place in the county on Monday and Tuesday.
# Lobbying
British government vows new lobbying law after scandal
New laws to regulate lobbying have today been promised in the UK, after four politicians were filmed by undercover reporters offering to push lobbyists’ agendas in parliament in exchange for cash.
# predict a riot
PHOTOS: PSNI undergo riot training ahead of G8 summit
A massive security effort is being organised ahead of the arrival of world leaders like Barack Obama, Angela Merkel and David Cameron to Enniskillen later this month.
# London
Security increased at London barracks after suspected terrorist attack on soldier
Witnesses to the brutal attack said the men responsible stayed on the scene encouraging passers-by to take photos.
# House Of Commons
Cameron needs opposition's help as gay marriage vote is passed
The House of Commons has held its last vote on gay marriage in England and Wales, amid a Conservative revolt.
# Gay Marriage
Cameron faces dissent in the ranks over gay marriage bill
Large sections of the British Prime Minister’s Conservative party are fiercely opposed to the idea.
# Brexit
A third of David Cameron's party will vote against him over EU membership
A backbencher has tabled a non-binding motion criticising the government for its delay in holding a referendum on the EU.
# nigel evans
Senior British MP arrested following rape allegations on two men
Nigel Evans is expected to make a statement this morning on the issue.
# England
Anti-immigration party UKIP: election victory marks 'a real change in politics'
UKIP leader Nigel Farage said his eurosceptic party could no longer be dismissed as a protest movement.
# Britain
Rich pensioners 'should give back any handouts they don't need'
Free bus travel, free television licences, heating bill payments – one Conservative minister in Britain has suggested rich pensioners may not need them all.
# thatcher
Here's who is attending Thatcher's funeral on behalf of the Irish government...
With the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste unavailable, it will be Education Minister Ruairí Quinn who attends the late British Prime Minister’s funeral next week.
# In Pictures
15 years ago today: the Good Friday Agreement was signed
After almost two years of talks – and 17 hours past the deadline – the historic document was signed by Bertie Ahern and Tony Blair.
# thatcher
Videos: Thatcher praised and criticised in Commons debate
MPs paid tribute to the late Prime Minister in a special Commons and Lords debate today.
# Iron Lady
Ireland's statements muted as global tributes pour in for Thatcher
Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he was saddened to hear of the death of the “formidable political leader”.
# Welfare
150k sign petition after UK Minister says he could live on €63 a week
The petition was set up to challenge Iain Duncan Smith to prove that he would be able to survive on benefits.
# Leveson
David Cameron under pressure over press regulation
Talks in the UK on Leveson proposals have broken down so the Prime Minister has decided to hold a vote on his Royal Charter solution in parliament on Monday.
# pope francis
Reactions from world leaders to the election of Pope Francis
World leaders have been sending their congratulations to the new pontiff.
# london baby
Taoiseach travels to London to discuss British-Irish relations with Cameron
Enda Kenny’s visit is the first since the two leaders issued a joint statement to map out the next decade of collaboration.
# Reaction
Incredulity, shock and humility - The world reacts to Pope Benedict's resignation
Today’s announcement caught the world unawares. Here’s some of the initial reactions.
# Isolation
Free seminar aims to support deaf teens and their parents who feel isolated
Irish Deaf Kids said students with hearing difficulties are now benefiting from modern technologies, which should be used more in schools.
# EU Budget
'It might be a late night': EU leaders bunker down for budget talks
European Council president Herman van Rompuy hasn’t yet found common ground on a seven-year EU Budget.
# Public Inquiry
Patients left 'unwashed, unfed and without fluids' due to NHS failure - UK report
The public inquiry into the Mid Staffordshire Hospital in the UK has shown that ‘corporate self interest’ was put before patient safety.
# Equality
British politicians vote in favour of same-sex marriage
MPs voted by 400 to 175 to approve the draft law, despite a split in David Cameron’s Conservative party over the issue.
# nudge theory
Here's how Britain is getting its citizens to 'behave'
The Behavioural Insights Team – nicknamed the ‘Nudge Unit’ – is working behind the scenes to stop Britons smoking, get them to pay taxes and other behaviour modifications.
# Said and done
We'll see about that and in/out referendum: The week in quotes
“A terrorist shouted ‘open the door!’ with a strong North American accent, and opened fire. Two other Japanese died then and we found four other Japanese bodies.”
# Meet and Greet
21 pictures of Enda Kenny meeting famous people
Our leader meets a lot of people and there are plenty of them who are pretty famous….
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added Star Trek mixed with Sex and the City
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# out out out?
"Ireland must take a stand against Cameron's plan to dismantle the EU" - Martin
Political and business groups in Ireland have criticised David Cameron’s promise to hold a referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU.
# Your Say
Poll: Should Ireland hold a referendum on EU membership?
Today British Prime Minister David Cameron said there would be a referendum on EU membership in the UK in 2017. Do you think we should have one too?
# United Kingdom
David Cameron promises referendum on Britain’s EU membership by 2017
The British Prime Minister made the pledge during a speech in London this morning, saying he wanted to renegotiate his country’s relationship with the European Union.
Column: What would it mean for Ireland if the UK left Europe?
The British Prime Minister hopes to negotiate fundamental changes in his country’s membership of the European Union, but this would have profound consequences for this island, writes James Kilcourse.
# David Cameron
Britain to use chairmanship of G8 to focus on terror threat
British Prime Minister David Cameron said that he would put the topic to the “top of the agenda where it belongs.”