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The US central bank, the Fed, raises the key interest rate

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The US central bank Fed raises the key interest rate by 0.25 percentage points.

It was announced just now.

The increase was expected.

The last time the Fed adjusted the interest rate was in December 2022, when it raised it by 0.50 percentage points to the range of 4.25-4.50 percent.

There was then a reduction in the rate of increase by 0.25 (from 0.75 to 0.5).

Now the previous rate of increase is being further reduced. The head of the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, will later this evening hold a press conference and comment on the adjustment.

He is also believed to be commenting on how the Fed views the near future

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    – To claim that burning a holy book is part of freedom of speech is just pure stupidity, says Peter Szijjarto, who believes that the statement was neither appropriate nor respectful.

    This was said by Hungary’s foreign minister during a press conference after a meeting with Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu.

    Only Turkey and Hungary have not yet ratified Sweden’s and Finland’s NATO application.

    – Sweden should perhaps act differently than that if they want to secure Ankara’s support, says Peter Szijjarto.

    Hungary was supposed to vote on whether to say yes or no to Sweden and Finland’s NATO application at the end of last year, but it didn’t happen. The vote is now expected to take place in parliament in February.

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    According to early information to the police, the addition must have been used. None of the people involved should have been left when the police arrived at the scene.

    The extent of the injury is still unknown.

    The police are now investigating the incident – which is currently classified as attempted aggravated assault.

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    Couple left baby at airport

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    The couple did not have a ticket for their child, but tried to board the plane, which would take them to Brussels, without the baby.

    The pair have been reported to the police, a Ryanair spokesperson told CNN.

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    Iran continues to keep social media down

    Among other things, Instagram and Whatsapp will continue to be down in the country. The president of Iran made the announcement on Wednesday, reports AFP.

    According to AFP, several platforms have been shut down by the regime as protesters organized through the channels.

    You can read more about the demonstrations here.

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    Court upholds decision to remand Andrew Tate

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    Tate was arrested in Bucharest on December 29, suspected of, among other things, trafficking and rape.

    You can read more about the event here.

  • Dentist extracted 18 teeth – receives criticism

    A dentist in Gothenburg extracted 18 of the patient’s teeth in one sitting.

    Now the dentist is severely criticized by the Inspectorate for Care and Care, Ivo, writes GP.

    The incident took place about five years ago. The patient had periodontal disease and the dentist proposed to extract 18 of the 22 remaining teeth and replace them with implants.

    “Which led to great pain from which I have suffered for many days,” writes the patient in his report to Ivo.

    The dentist also did not sew the wounds together, which Ivo considers to be a major shortcoming. The patient later developed infections around the implants, which were said to have been difficult to clean.

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    – But there is currently nothing to proceed with.

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  • Has Hungary accepted and let Sweden’s NATO application go through?


    Hi Sophie!

    Hungary has not ratified Sweden’s NATO application. We reported briefly on this a few days ago, you can read more here.

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