Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan said that money allocated for tax cuts and spending increases in the upcoming budget will be split evenly between the two. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

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Ulster Bank said on Monday that it is seeking to engage with about 2,000 mortgage arrears customers. It said it won’t seek to repossess a  home if the borrower engages with the bank and it can agree a solution or outcome. (Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times)

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Michael Eavis: ‘We try and hang on to the working-class people. It’s really important to me.’ Photograph: Dave J Hogan/Getty Images

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Natasha Dow Schull wears the Muse headband, which monitors brain waves. photograph: kayana szymczak/the new york times

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Microsoft chairman Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda, who have been married for 21 years. Photograph: Elaine Thompson/AP Photo

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Former IMF head and former Spanish Economy minister Rodrigo Rato (centre) is surrounded by the media as he leaves his office  in Madrid last week. Photograph:   Gerard Julien/AFP/Getty Images

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Michael Noonan, Minister for Finance: the spring economic statement, to be unveiled in the Dáil, will set a five-year plan for  public finances and assumes the economy will expand by 4 per cent this year. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

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