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# Davos

January 2023
# Davos
Varadkar says Ireland will be affected by Microsoft job losses
Varadkar is attending the World Economic Forum in Davos this week.
# Davos
Zelenskyy addresses Davos conference and urges world to move faster over Russian attacks
The Ukrainian president made the remarks in a video address.
# Davos
Taoiseach says some billionaires are all 'fur coat and no knickers'
Varadkar will be in Davos for three days this week.
# Olena Zelenska
Ukraine’s first lady asks for help against Russia as Dnipro death toll rises to 45
Olena Zelenska will speak to government officials, corporate titans, academics and activists in the snowy Swiss town.
# inequality
Two richest people in Ireland have more wealth than 50% of the country's poorest, Oxfam says
The report, titled ‘Survival of the Richest’, has been released as elites gather in Davos in Switzerland for the World Economic Forum.
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# alpine summit
Varadkar defends Davos trip, says he 'flew commercial and stayed in a four star hotel'
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar and Taoiseach Micheál Martin were in the Swiss Alpine summit this week.
# swiss teesh
Taoiseach at Davos: 'Wind is Ireland's oil and that's how we're going to play it'
Micheál Martin was speaking to Bloomberg TV at the World Economic Forum.
# Economy
Varadkar at Davos: 'We will not go into recession, but there will be a slowdown'
Leo Varadkar is attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland today.
# Davos
Taoiseach and Tánaiste travel to Davos to attend World Economic Forum meeting
Martin will hold bilateral meetings with political leaders and senior executives from multinational companies.
# Ukraine
Zelenskyy calls for 'maximum sanctions' against Russia and asks countries to help rebuild Ukraine
The Ukrainian president was addressing a gathering of global political and business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
# Davos
Billionaires’ wealth rose more during Covid-19 pandemic than in 23 years combined
A new billionaire was created every 30 hours during the pandemic, according to Oxfam.
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# Ukraine
US Senate leader backs down on proposed impeachment trial rules after backlash
Donald Trump has denounced the proceedings as “a total hoax”.
# Davos
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
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.
# bloomberg interview
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
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
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.
# global leaders
'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.
# World Economic Forum
Trump cancels White House trip to Davos amid longest-ever government shutdown
He also stopped Democratic opponent Nancy Pelosi from going to Afghanistan.
# davos debate
'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.
# britain first
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.
# neutral territory
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.
# global rankings
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.
# Davos
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.
# long haul
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
Meet the Irish delegates rubbing shoulders with the global elite at Davos
Denis O’Brien appears to be skipping the latest installment.
# sharing the wealth
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
Enda had a torturous conversation about the election date in Davos
The Taoiseach also recorded a slightly awkward Facebook video with Sheryl Sandberg.
# State of the Nation
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
There could be more plastic than fish in the oceans by 2050
# before breakfast
14 things normal people do before breakfast
“They network over coffee.” – Er, nope.
# 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.
# Accused
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.
# Davos
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.
# Exclusive Club
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.
# we are the world
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.
# State of the Nation
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…
# tighten up
Billionaire flies his two nannies to Davos, tells Americans to "have less things"
Jeff Green made his fortunes betting against sub-prime mortgages.
# Billionaires Paradise
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.
# Regulators mount up
Who would have guessed - CEOs are concerned about 'over-regulation'
Chief executives worldwide are concerned about bureaucratic influence on their businesses…