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Soaking up some summer

This year’s longest day fell on June 22 – the date varies slightly each year –…

Crooks and Hungarian folklore

Whether Urban Betyár is a restaurant that includes a museum or a museum with a…

Light snacks on the go

Enjoying food should be the most natural thing in the world but it is a problem…

The brief history of the month (June)

Presenting in one concise package the month's most important and fascinating…

My Budapest

Hardly a week goes by without someone asking me for advice on where to eat and…

Orbán firm on Fortress Hungary

The state has a duty to act against the organisation of illegal migration, a…

Lights, music 3D

Do you find miniature golf a bit bourgeois? Or just something for aging hotel…

Jewish leader denies attack

In reply to a letter by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, President Ronald Lauder of…

Jobbik split brewing

The radical nationalist Jobbik party has elected as leader Tamas Sneider, seen…

Honeymoon on bikes

When they left Hungary, they did not know in which direction or how lengthy…

EU concern on education, media

The European Parliament's Committee on Culture and Education (CULT) has made…

Where to wet your whistle

The craft beer trend has also arrived in Hungary. This is proven not only by the…

Szijjártó backs robust EU

Hungary has a vested interest in a strong and successful Europe, Foreign…

Birthday gala of the Aikido kids

The uninitiated might not know the name Uesiba Morihei, but for many millions of…

A festival a month

The outdoor summer festival season will soon be in full swing. In June, the…

New US Ambassador to back democracy, deter anti-Semitism

US President Donald Trump’s nominee for Ambassador to Hungary, David B.…

Much blood will flow

Finally, we have received our replacement copy of "Maigret in Court”, which…

Book a date with super luxury

They are gone now – the sultans such as Suleyman the Magnificent who wielded…

Philippines ambassador has hope of peace

Ambassador Maria Fe T. Pangilinan of the Philippines hosted a reception to…

Back through centuries in a few tram stops

At least 50 pencil-thin minarets can be seen from the wraparound balcony of our…

Music, dance, food, fashion – the Indian way

Twenty-one locations in Hungary will host activities when the Indian Embassy…

Indonesian children to share in adventures in Pécs

A children’s book by Hungarian author Erika Bartos has been translated into…

Revolución de Mayo of 1810 celebrated

The Ambassador of the Argentine Republic, Maximiliano Gregorio-Cernadas, and…

Counterculture, celebrity and capitalism

When Jann Wenner asked investigative reporter Joe Hagan in 2013 to write his…

India on display

A composite event to promote India’s States, particularly their economic,…

‘Global situation is unstable, dangerous’

The Norwegian constitution was adopted on this day 204 years ago, by a national…

Thunder and lightening

Nick Cave is a Bad Seed. That’s a simple statement but one often ignored. In the…

On the waterfront

The outside isn’t completely left behind when you go through the revolving door…

On a need-to-know basis

There’s an old truism that journalists should know a lot about a little and a…

A wellness wonderland

Nature can be cruel and nature can be kind, and at Moravske Toplice village in…

One last blast of musical magic

On August 29, 1966, The Beatles ended a US tour at Candlestick Park in San…

10 things not everyone knows

Mummified kings and subterranean caves? Hungary possesses a number of…

Hiroshima-Nagasaki horror revisited

At the Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum, they are posing the question…

Tasty Asian food: can do

The cuisine of Asia has long been well represented on the Hungarian street-food…

Through Hungary to Europe, through Algeria to Africa

The Algerian and the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry organised a…

A fashion brand between two continents

While outside everything is grey and grey, if you believe what the trend oracles…

Was an innocent man executed?

Not surprisingly, after writing 53 “Maigret” books, author Simenon went for…

Room with a double view

Dawn is just after 7am and the red ball of the sun rises out of the…

A healthy obsession with evil Harry Lime

Each visit to Vienna turns up new attractions, and we confess that it was only…

Camp follower at long last

“Maybe I’ll go to the game this afternoon,” says a young fellow running a shop…

Breakfast, the Niki Lauda way

Three-time Formula One World Champion and entrepreneur Niki Lauda is a…

Piling on the pressure

Maigret enthusiasts know not to expect a lot of out-and-out excitement in…

Quite a cake

Legend has it that a young apprentice cook named Xaver Loibner created the…

400 hotels in 40 years

NH Hotel Group is a Spanish-based hotel chain headquartered in Madrid. The…

Election 2018 - Projected share of parlt seats with 98.96 pc of votes counted

Hungary's incumbent Fidesz-led alliance appears set for a two-thirds majority in…