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Infographic: This is how much the UK thinks an EU-US trade deal could be worth
World leaders hope to make significant progress on discussions about such a deal at the summit in Lough Erne today and tomorrow.
How To Recognise A World Leader: A Spotter's Guide
They’re all in Ireland. So how can you spot one?
LIVE: Global leaders arrive in Belfast for the G8 summit
The leaders are arriving for bilateral meetings before the main proceedings kick off in Fermanagh.
America's first family arrives in Ireland
Both Michelle and Barack spoke to an invited audience at Waterfront Hall in Belfast this morning.
Kenny and Obama to discuss EU presidency and bailout, but not Ireland's tax regime
Taoiseach Enda Kenny will arrive in Fermanagh later today, where he is expected to hold talks with the US president.
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.
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.
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.
'Protest is a good thing' say PSNI but Turkey unrest could mean smaller demos at G8
The PSNI have said initial indications are that there will not be large numbers of protesters descending on the summit at Lough Erne today.
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?
PSNI on G8 drones: 'They actually look like big model aircraft'
The Police Service of Northern Ireland have said that not a single public order arrest has been made so far with the start of the G8 summit in Fermanagh less than 24 hours away.
Ireland is "stealing" the UK's tax funds, according to NI finance minister
Safe to say we know what Sammy Wilson wants to see on the G8 agenda, then.
Ulster GAA chief thanks fans for observing G8 traffic restrictions
Mratin McAviney says 9,352 fans were able to make it to Brewster Park in Fermanagh, despite the G8 preparation nearby.
Taoiseach to discuss trade opportunities with Canadian Prime Minister in Dublin
Canada currently attracts 25 per cent of all Irish investment abroad and around 60 Irish businesses have a presence there.
What has the G8 ever done for us?
Here’s a list of all the topics that have been discussed in the last 38 summits. Has it been worth it?
Anti G8 protests take place in Belfast
A crowd of 1,500 protesters took to the streets of Belfast today to march against the G8 Summit.
G8 summits in pics: Obama smooches Merkel, yellow pants and colourful protests
A look back at G8 summits in years gone by.
Dubliners warned of traffic restrictions as the Obama family comes to town
Michelle, Malia and Sasha Obama are coming to Dublin for two days while their husband and father is at the G8.
Plan to shut down mobile phones in G8 terror event signed into law
Áras an Úachtaráin says the President has signed the Criminal Justice Bill, which allows networks to be shut down in emergencies.
Locals annoyed that derelict shop facelift for G8 hides their economic woes
A reported £300,000 has been used on pre-G8 cosmetic work for Fermanagh that locals believe could have been better spent on reviving a real local employer.
57 people arrested in London as police clash with G8 protesters
A large group of protesters occupied a former police station in Soho and had to be removed by police.
President Higgins asked to sign 'mobile phone shutdown' laws early
The Government wants the new Criminal Justice Bill to be on the statute books before next week’s G8 summit.
100 riot police in crackdown on London G8 protests
Activists have been planning a week-long series of demonstrations leading up to next week’s summit in Fermanagh.
To protect world leaders you can't fly over Lough Erne during G8 summit
The restrictions will last from Sunday, 16 until Tuesday, 18 June.
The G8 loves it when you smile: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: We’ll swap you Ulster Bank for the M50, scaring off the sun.
Catholic bishops urge G8 leaders to clamp down on tax avoidance
The leaders of Catholics from 11 countries say corporations, like citizens, have a moral duty to pay their fair share.
More than 200 groups tell G8: Here's how to fight world hunger
It is the largest coalition of NGOs and charities since Make Poverty History in 2005.
900 gardaí to help keep the peace at the G8 summit in Co Fermanagh
World leaders like Barack Obama, Angela Merkel, David Cameron and Vladimir Putin will attend the summit next month.
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.
Column: The G8 summit could have huge economic benefits for Ireland – if it goes well
Using the summit as an opportunity to vent frustrations with protests could be damaging and will only distract the international media from the many positives of Ireland’s recovery, writes Samuel Brazys.
Power to shut down phone networks is 'proportionate' - watchdog
The Irish Council for Civil Liberties says shutting down mobile phone networks is a fair power to deal with terrorist threats.
Mobile phone networks could be shut off during G8 due to terror threats
If amendments to legislation are approved, Minister Shatter said that mobile phone companies will be able to shut down networks in areas during the G8.
Michelle Obama and daughters set to visit Ireland
The American first lady and children could accompany Barack Obama, who is scheduled to attend the G8 summit in Fermanagh this June.
Crises in Syria and Korea to dominate G8 talks in London
Iran’s atomic ambitions, instability in north and west Africa, and climate change will also be up for discussion.
Viable explosive device in Fermanagh car 'destined for police station'
PSNI believe the vehicle in which the device was found was due to be left at the station in nearby Lisnaskea.
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.”
9 reasons why Twitter believes Fermanagh is perfect for G8
The summit is coming to Enniskillen, and that’s that.
Enniskillen confirmed as location for G8 summit
The world’s most powerful leaders will descend on Fermanagh on 17 and 18 June next year.