Prince William and David Attenborough at a session at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Photograph: Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP

Donald Trump, the biggest attraction at the 2018 Davos jamboree, resorted to a satellite link-up and his favourite social media platform to keep in to(...)

 Prince William at a panel session in Davos.  Photograph: Gian Ehrenzeller

While global leaders including US president Donald Trump, British prime minister Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron have decided against repeat visits to(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe in Davos. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

The Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe rejected claims at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos that the Republic was driving a tax “race to the b(...)

Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz has been critical of the State’s corporate tax regime.

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe insisted at the World Economic Forum annual conference in Davos on Thursday that Ireland has no intention of bein(...)

Bitcoin has been likened to Dante’s Inferno by the chairman of the Royal Bank of Scotland. As the digital currency surged towards $16,000, Sir Howard(...)

A customer uses a Bitcoin ATM in Dublin in 2014. Photograph: David Sleator

It’s been called the “queen of cryptocurrencies” and the biggest bubble in the world. Bitcoin, launched in January 2009, has gained astonishing moment(...)

Oxfam campaigners outside the Department of Finance earlier in 2017 to call on the Government to implement transparency where large companies make profit and pay tax. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ireland is among the most active countries in facilitating corporations moving profits to low- or zero-tax destinations, according to a new report fro(...)

Economist Joseph Stiglitz said the State’s controversial tax deals with companies such as Apple are part of a corrupt global system that is fuelling inequality and political extremism.

The State this week stepped back from the brink. No, it wasn’t exactly the Cuban missile crisis, but the resignation of the now former tánaiste Franc(...)

If it had not been for the political drama and the Brexit negotiations, the big story this week would have been Ireland’s corporate tax regime. On Thu(...)

Joseph Stiglitz, the Nobel Prize-winning economist: “People are seeing globalisation as a venue by which rich corporations like Apple and Google can effectively escape taxation while hard-working citizens in France or Germany continue to pay high taxes.” Photograph: Sasha Maslov/New York Times

Ireland’s controversial tax deals with companies such as Apple and Google are part of a corrupt global system, which is fuelling inequality and politi(...)

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