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ceska narodni banka
Posted on in 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

Philip Hammond
Posted on in 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

old railroad locomotive
Posted on in 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

hurricane irma watch live stream
Posted on in 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
Posted on in 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

Brexit
Posted on in EU News

“No Deal” on Brexit to Cause Turmoil for EU Divorcees

Brexit is the center of the UK and European Union news. Government officials warn that children of divorcing parents will be thrown into turmoil if a deal between the UK and EU isn’t made. Regulations exist to help divorcees in the EU manage conflicts. Brussels II Regulation remains the standard across the EU. The Regulation… Keep Reading

Richard Hammond behind wheels
Posted on in EU News

Richard Hammond is Back Behind The Wheel After Massive Crash

Richard Hammond is back behind the wheel just weeks after the 47-year-old escaped from a wreck in Switzerland that left his car in flames. The Grand Tour presenter managed to escape the vehicle with a fractured knee. The potentially deadly crash caused his electric supercar to burst into flames, which took eight hours to extinguish.… Keep Reading

Posted on in Education

Take Back Control Of Our Learning!

This three-word rhetorical masterpiece has been plentiful in recent political debates both in the Czech Republic, the UK, and other countries. It has also been bubbling in the head of Czech Republic´s leading educational innovator Ondřej Šteffl. But in a slightly different sense. While the former called for secession from the villainous EU bureaucrats, Ondřej… Keep Reading

deadpool 2
Posted on in Cinema

Stuntwoman Killed on Deadpool 2 Set in Freak Accident

SJ Harris, a stuntwoman working on the set of Deadpool 2, died on Monday after a freak accident. Harris, licensed motorcycle road-racer, spent four years in Brooklyn, New York riding through the crowded streets before turning to a professional career as a bike rider in Hollywood. Harris was killed during a motorcycle stunt in Vancouver,… Keep Reading

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