Kenny visits ‘citizens of nowhere’ as Ross faces travel chaos

Taoiseach and Minister for Finance step among liberal economic elite in Davos

Davos has become an annual jaunt for Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Photograph: Sergio Barrenchea/EPA

Davos has become an annual jaunt for Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Photograph: Sergio Barrenchea/EPA

Theresa May called them “citizens of nowhere” and Donald Trump has signalled he is ready to rein in the globalisation close to the heart of those attending the annual get together of the liberal economic elite in the Swiss ski resort of Davos.

It is a strange world indeed when Chinese president Xi Zinping, in his first speech to the World Economic Forum, assumes the role of the defender of trade.

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