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# No Confidence

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# Japan
Japanese PM faces no confidence vote over nuclear crisis
Naoto Kan has been panned for his response to the March 11 tsunami and nuclear crisis, and could face a vote this week.
# FF Heave
Labour to table motion of No Confidence in government
Eamon Gilmore tells the Greens that it’s “make-up-your-mind time” – but the government says the debate must wait.
# FF Heave
Eamon Gilmore’s challenge to the Greens: the statement in full
The full text of Eamon Gilmore’s speech on the steps of Leinster House today, calling on the Green Party to quit government.
# FF Heave
Sinn Féin to table No Confidence motion in Cowen
The party will try to oust Brian Cowen as Taoiseach as soon as it can – but it will need the help of Fine Gael.
# Italy
Berlusconi scrapes through parliament confidence vote
The under-fire prime minister prevails by just 3 votes in the lower house, after a more comfortable Senate victory.
# FF Heave
Cowen remains Fianna Fáil leader
Taoiseach retains his role after meeting with parliamentary party colleagues, including disaffected backbenchers, this evening.
# FF Heave
FF under fire: O'Flynn promises "bare-knuckled" parliamentary meeting
The gloves are off: Noel O’Flynn says he will sign a motion of no confidence ahead of Fianna Fáíl’s parliamentary meeting.
# No Confidence
Sinn Féin tables no confidence motion in Brian Lenihan
Gerry Adams calls on Fine Gael and Labour to back the motion.
# Economy
Insurers: still no confidence to spend
Is the recession really over?