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Greta Thunberg slams critics in French parliament

Greta Thunberg slams critics in French parliament

Climate activist Greta Thunberg dismissed her critics during a visit to France‘s National Assembly on Tuesday. “Just for quoting or acting on these numbers, these scientific facts, we receive unimaginable amounts of hate and threats. We are being mocked and lied about by members of parliament and journalists,” the Fridays for ...

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Duty bound: Is it time to tax Ireland’s tourists?

Duty bound: Is it time to tax Ireland's tourists?

Up to six million people are visiting the capital every year. Many throng the pubs of Temple Bar, mill around Trinity College and visit the Guinness Storehouse as tourist buses line up, bumper to bumper, along Nassau Street. In other European cities, tourists pay a tax to cover the costs ...

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