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The State body typically holds a dinner for up to 50 executives from overseas companies based in Ireland and prospective clients at Davos.

State body IDA Ireland spent over €49,500 at the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) conference in Davos in January, new figures show. The organisation, (...)

US president Donald Trump arrives to hold a news conference at the 50th World Economic Forum   in Davos. Photograph:  Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

The organisers may have made sure that they wouldn’t bump into each other but the worlds of Swedish teen eco-warrior Greta Thunberg and Donald Trump, (...)

OECD secretary general Angel Gurría (left) and French finance minister Bruno Le Maire take part in a panel session during the 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Photograph: EPA

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) secretary general Angel Gurría said on Thursday he is confident international corporate (...)

Protesters march during a demonstration against the World Economic Forum in Davos, in the streets of Zurich, Switzerland, on Wednesday. Photograph: Ennio Leanza/EPA

The Big Four accounting groups and scores of the world’s largest companies have signed up to the most comprehensive effort yet to account for business(...)

US president Donald Trump at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland on Tuesday.  Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images

Klaus Schwab, the German engineer and economist, had a noble goal when he set up the World Economic Forum (WEF) conference in Davos 50 years ago: to c(...)

US President Donald Trump attends a plenary session of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Photograph: Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP

US president Donald Trump held up his country before the World Economic Forum in Davos as an “example for the world”, as he listed a series of economi(...)

Rutger Bregman argues for a 15-hour working week, a world without borders and a basic salary for every citizen. Photograph: Roberto Ricciuti/Getty Images

First, Rutger Bregman came for the globalists. In late January at Davos, the Swiss resort where the world’s political and financial elites gather eac(...)

Davos: home to 3,000 delegates and journalists for four days. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

For global business and political leaders gathered for the 48th World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, the hassle of getting to Europe’s highes(...)

Steven Mnuchin, the US treasury secretary, walks through the snow during at Davos. Mr Mnuchin said he isn’t concerned about short-term fluctuations in the dollar, a day after he suggested a weaker US currency would help trade. Photograph: Markus Schreiber / AP Photo

US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin has been forced to quell speculation that a currency war could be on the horizon, after his comments on Wednesday(...)

Alexander the Great Airport  in Skopje. Macedonian PM Zoran Zaev said   his country would rename the airport to show its “strong commitment” to ending a long-running row with Greece over the use of the name Macedonia. Photograph: Robert Atanasovski/AFP/Getty Images

Greece and Macedonia have announced a series of concessions as they seek to resolve a 27-year-old dispute over the ex-Yugoslav state’s name that is bl(...)

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