What's happening at Web Summit? / Janet Yellen visits Dublin


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Charlie Taylor reports from Web Summit in Lisbon where conference founder and CEO Paddy Cosgrave made some waves in his opening address, referencing the investigation of Tanaiste Leo Varadkar's leak of confidential documents in front of a global audience. But how did it go down with the assembled tech elite? And what else is happening at Web Summit? Plus, Eoin Burke-Kennedy on the latest strong exchequer figures and on US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen's visit to Dublin where she talked about moves to set a minimum global corporate tax rate, but didn't ruffle any feathers over Ireland's controversial role in international tax avoidance.

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