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Business

BoE Rate Hike May Harm Consumers, Says Moody’s

Moody’s cautioned on Thursday that UK consumers are vulnerable to higher interest rates. The warning comes two weeks ahead of the central bank’s next meeting, during which they are expected to raise rates. The rate hike would be the first in nearly ten years. Moody’s also noted that British household debt levels are high and… Keep Reading

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Sports

Lee Chimerakis: How Bike Tours Irrevocably Change One’s Worldview

It’s quite common that the onset of a new decade in one’s life inspires a desire for change, for new experiences that broaden one’s perspective and feel worthy of an investment of time, one of the life’s greatest and most preciously limited commodities. For Lee Chimerakis, saying goodbye to his 50s and hello to his… Keep Reading

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EU News

Severe Human Rights Abuses Discovered in European Nursing Homes

A report published by the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions found cases of severe human rights abuses in nursing homes. The report highlights a serious issue in Europe’s aging population, which is set to increase from 18.5% in 2015 to 30% in 2060. The survey was conducted in six countries: Croatia, Belgium, Hungary,… Keep Reading

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EU News

European Commission Approves Marketing of Bavencio

The European Commission has granted Merck and Pfizer Inc. (PFE) authorization to market a treatment for patients that suffer from metastatic Merel cell carcinoma. The monotherapy treatment, Bavencio, is offered to treat an aggressive and rare form of skin cancer. Bavencio is able to be marketed in 28 countries in the Eurozone, including Iceland, Norway,… Keep Reading

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Business

Komercni Banka Expects Lending in the Czech Republic to Slow

Komercni Banka, a division of Societe Generale, said loan growth may not meet expectations, as corporate borrowing in the Czech Republic has slowed. Jiri Sperl, Chief Financial Officer, told Reuters that the bank expects “broadly flattish” revenue in its banking sector this year, even after it saw a boost from the interest rate tightening cycle… Keep Reading

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EU News

UK’s Philip Hammond May Cap Tuition Fees at £7,500

Students may soon save thousands of pounds in tuition fees, as the Chancellor mulls over cuts that would extend over a three-year period, The Independent reports. Philp Hammond is considering capping charges at £7,500 per year, down from the current rate of £9,250 per year. Hammond’s move comes after several warnings that graduates may not… Keep Reading

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Czech News

National Technical Museum exhibits old railroad cars

National Technical Museum has an exhibition of old railroad cars open to the public from June 1st to October 29th. The former engine depot of the Czech railway system contains over one hundred pieces of rolling stock and other items of railroad technology. Opening hours: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm The… Keep Reading

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World News

Hurricane Irma Live Stream: Where is it now? Watch Live

Hurricane Irma has been getting closer and closer to the continental United States before its expected landfall in Florida. The hurricane was over Cuba from early Saturday morning to the early afternoon. It’s expected to arrive to Florida on Sunday morning. Watch the live stream and see the exact location of Hurricane Irma: Irma Updates… Keep Reading

Post-Brexit
EU News

UK Ministers: European Judges Will Settle Cross-Border Cases Post-Brexit

As part of the Government’s plans for Brexit, European courts will still hand down rulings in the UK to settle cross-border issues, like divorce and child custody. A paper outlining Britain’s future cooperation with EU civil courts will state that individuals and businesses need reassurance that their cases will be handled after Britain exits the… Keep Reading

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