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It was galling to hear UK Brexit minister David Frost quote “Irish-British scholar-politician Edmund Burke” in that Lisbon speech last month, where he(...)

Although relocation to Lisbon may have been of less benefit to Portugal than anticipated, it has boosted revenue for the company behind Web Summit

The economic impact of the Web Summit for Portugal has been considerably less than originally anticipated, according to recently-compiled figures. A(...)

Web Summit relocated to Lisbon in 2016.

Attracting well-known events to a city can be great in terms of raising the area’s profile, but it often comes at a significant cost. Take the Olympic(...)

Barcelona players  enjoy a lighthearted moment during a training session at the Camp Nou on the eve of their  Champions League Group E  clash against Benfica. Photograph: Lluis Gene/AFP/Getty

Barcelona boss Xavi Hernandez said on Monday he is relishing the challenge of facing Benfica in the Champions League as they look to avenge their defe(...)

Women protest in support of the Three Marias. Photograph: Los Angeles Times/Getty

Just beyond St Anthony’s Church in Lisbon, with a little help from the man himself, you’ll find the Museu do Aljube. The former jail for political pr(...)

For decades Portugal has been one of the most popular destinations for Irish tourists, however, in the last five years the masses have landed in Lisbo(...)

N26 co-founder and co-chief executive Maximilian Tayenthal  at the Web Summit in Lisbon last week. ‘We believe Ireland could be a great ecosystem for us.’

Fast-growing digital bank N26 is weighing up plans to establish an Irish operation that could employ up to 100 people. In an interview with The Irish(...)

N26 co-founder and co-chief executive Maximilian Tayenthal  at the Web Summit in Lisbon last week. ‘We believe Ireland could be a great ecosystem for us.’

Fast-growing digital bank N26 is weighing up plans to establish an Irish operation that could employ up to 100 people. In an interview with The Irish(...)

Web Summit founder and CEO  Paddy Cosgrave delivers a speech on the opening day of the Web Summit in Lisbon on Monday. Photograph: Patricia de Melo Moreira/AFP via Getty Images

With rain coming down in buckets in Lisbon at the weekend, there were many who wondered if this year’s Web Summit might be a washout. That it was happ(...)

Paddy Cosgrave, CEO and co-founder of Web Summit,  speaks during the first day of the 2021 Web Summit in Lisbon, Portugal on Monday. Photograph: Antonio Cotrim/EPA

Web Summit backer David Kelly is suing co-founder Paddy Cosgrave and the company for oppression of shareholders’ rights, in the second legal row to ma(...)

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