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The G8 summit is being held in Co Fermanagh next week

“Shout loudly, don’t hold back, lift your voice like a trumpet” – not the words of an anarchist group or anti-G8 street activist. The call to protest (...)

Riot police clash with protesters in Golden Square in London yesterday during a demonstration ahead of next week’s G8 summit in Northern Ireland: Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

A second wave of anti-G8 protests is expected to take place today, following demonstrations yesterday which saw hundreds of riot officers out in force(...)

A protester is seen on London’s Regent Street ahead of next week’s G8 summit in Northern Ireland. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Riot police clashed with anti-capitalist protesters in running confrontations through the streets of central London today and arrested 32 people as ac(...)

 The Lough Erne resort  selected to host the G8 summit. The summit will deliver an immediate short-term boost to the local economy.

It is the season for end-of-term reports, and Northern Ireland is nowhere near the top of the class when it comes to wooing potential investors, one o(...)

Chief superintendent Alan McCrum, silver commander for Belfast during G8 outlines security measures.

The PSNI is “quietly optimistic” that protests planned before the G8 summit in Co Fermanagh will be peaceful.Chief Supt Alan McCrum, outlining plans (...)

Garda Assistant Commissioner Kieran Kenny speaking  during a G8 briefing at the Hillgrove Hotel in Monaghan. PhotograpH:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

    A major Garda and Defence Forces security operation is being put in place involving more than 1,000 personnel to secure th(...)

A “pretend” butcher’s  shop in the village of Belcoo, Co Fermanagh. Some vacant stores and shops in the village have large wraparound stickers placed on the windows to give the impression from a distance of an occupied business. The G8 summit will take place in nearby Lough Erne resort. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Fermanagh council has rejected suggestions its spending of public funds on improvement works in the county is aimed at hiding the effects of the reces(...)

Apple’s plant in  in Hollyhill, Cork. “US companies spend over €13 billion in the Irish economy and contribute over 70 per cent of all corporation tax paid to the exchequer.” Photograph: Reuters/Michael MacSweeney

Since the middle of 2012 there has been a consistent flow of stories in international media that has focused on the global tax structures of certain m(...)

Stickers applied to the windows of a former butcher’s shop in Belcoo, Co Fermanagh, give the premises the superficial appearance of a thriving business.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Hundreds of thousands of pounds have been spent on a Fermanagh facelift as the county prepares for the G8 summit in just under three weeks’ time, but (...)

Apple senior executives Peter Oppenheimer,  Timothy Cook and Phillip Bullock being sworn in before this week’s US Senate hearings during which Ireland was dubbed a “tax haven”. Photograph: Daniel Rosenbaum/the New York Times

Sovereign states struggling to adjust fiscal capacity to highly mobile capital in a period of recession have thrust the issue of corporate taxa(...)

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