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# Summit

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Ireland (and our cows) seem happy with a new agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions
EU leaders have agreed to cut emissions by 40 per cent on 1990 levels at a summit in Brussels overnight.
Taoiseach: We want a 'jobs and growth' role for Hogan... but it's Juncker's choice
Leaders have arrived in Brussels for a summit to fill two of the EU’s top jobs. Enda Kenny’s also been talking about Phil Hogan’s prospects…
Cameron not backing down from EU showdown over Junker vote
The British Prime Minister is expected to force a vote on the issue as EU leaders meet today.
Delay on climate change action? We'll pay for that, says UN chief
UN chief Ban Ki Moon says that urgent action is needed on the issue.
PHOTOS: Teenager airlifted to hospital after dramatic chopper rescue at top of Mount Errigal
The teaching student fell between 30 and 40 metres from near the summit of Donegal’s tallest mountain.
Youth leaders to debate global problems with Geldof and Huffington in Dublin
More than 1,200 delegates from 190 countries will attend the ‘One Young World’ conference.
PSNI chief praises G8 policing operation as 'most peaceful in history'
Matt Baggott said it was a ‘unique’ summit in that it took place in an area where there was a ‘severe terrorist threat’.
World War II device found near G8 venue
The item was found on Lough Shore Road, near Lough Erne, during security checks.
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.
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.
EU leaders battle over budget at tough summit
Countries like Britain are insisting that the EU has to make the same drastic cuts that member nations are making in their own budgets.
EU budget summit 'ends without deal'
The talks resumed today but officials from several delegations said no deal had been sealed for the bloc’s next long-term budget.
Pakistan suicide attacks kill 35 as leaders meet for summit
The suicide attacks were the deadliest assault in the country for five months.
Iran to hold conference on Syria
The summit follows one of the biggest ground assaults in weeks on rebel strongholds in Aleppo yesterday.
Gilmore says new eurozone deal is a 'game-changer' for Ireland
The Tánaiste has also said that it reduces the chances of Ireland needed a second bailout.
France 'needs up to €10bn to plug public deficit', says finance minister
The French finance minister says that his country is looking for between €7bn and €10bn.
Stirling stuff: Taoiseach to attend British-Irish Council summit in Scotland
Enda Kenny will be accompanied by Communications Minister Pat Rabbitte on a trip that also includes a meeting with Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond.
Taoiseach says fiscal compact WON'T be changed after meeting of EU leaders
Enda Kenny said that any kind of growth deal will be separate to the fiscal compact.
EU summit: Merkel rejects eurobonds as Britain rules out financial transaction tax
Conflicting ideas on how to generate growth in the debt-stricken eurozone.
G8 leaders 'affirm interest' in Greece staying in the eurozone
Leaders also spoke of ensuring high standards of the ‘protection and enforcement’ of intellectual property rights.
NATO leaders meet to discuss handover and exit from Afghanistan
Funding of the fledgling Afghanistan security forces is expected to top the agenda at the two-day talks in Brussels.
Obama warns North Korea and Iran over nuclear ambitions
He also admitted that the US has more nuclear weapons than it needs.
Bill Clinton to urge US business leaders: invest in Ireland
The former US president will hold a special event in New York on Thursday aimed at urging key business people to help out Ireland’s economy. Enda Kenny, Eamon Gilmore and Richard Bruton will all attend.
Opposition parties disappointed in EU treaty
As the Cabinet meet today, both Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin have spoken out against the outcome of yesterday’s informal EU meeting.
Here's what European leaders might be wearing at their 'informal' summit
Today’s European Council summit is described as an ‘informal meeting’. So might leaders shed their suits for some casual threads?
Youth unemployment on the agenda at British-Irish summit
The 17th council summit gets underway in Dublin this afternoon, where the main issue on the table will be economic developments.
Government minister found dead at summit in South America
The 33-year-old Argentine government minister, who had been appointed to his job just ten days ago, was found dead in his hotel room during a trade summit of South American countries.
EU deal is unlikely to end the crisis in the eurozone - Varadkar
The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport said that “a lot of people have concerns” about Britain opting out of Friday’s landmark EU deal.
‘Merkozy’ urge common taxes ahead of EU summit
In their submission to the European Council ahead of the EU leaders’ summit tomorrow, Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy outline proposals to harmonise corporation tax and impose a new financial transaction tax.
This Friday could be one of the biggest days in European history - here's why
EU leaders are due to meet in Brussels for a summit that could be make-or-break for the euro.
British-Irish Council Summit postponed as mark of respect
The council were due to meet tomorrow but have postponed the event following the death of the Taoiseach’s mother.
G20 urges Eurozone leaders to come up with 'comprehensive plan'
A summit of Eurozone leaders next Sunday is expected to be decisive for the long-term economic prospects of the region.
Taoiseach holding talks with EC president Barroso
The discussions in Brussels this morning come ahead of a meeting of the Eurozone heads of state later this month.
Taoiseach to strengthen Eastern ties at Warsaw summit
But the two-day Eastern Partnership summit has been complicated by human rights issues in Belarus and the trial of Ukraine Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko.
Austrian bank governor hints ECB may allow 'temporary Greek default'
Yields on two-year Greek bonds approach an astronomical 40 per cent as Ewald Nowotny speaks out.
Bank tax on the way to save Greece?
Speculation is mounting on possible solutions to Greece’s – and Europe’s – debt crisis ahead of an emergency summit on Thursday.
Kenny meets Sarkozy as tax issue shifts focus
Reluctance to cut Ireland’s bailout interest rate appears to now hinge on a different tax issue than our low corporate tax rate…
Eurozone meeting continues with focus on Greek debt
Finance ministers agreed on a €78m bailout package for Portugal yesterday and will focus today on rising pressure on the Greek economy.