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A bemused look at bloodshed

First published in Britain in 1948, the author's experiences as an ambulance…

Initial impressions: v. good

The marketing lady at our hotel has emailed us to say that when we arrive she…

This charming man

Manchester, summer 1968, finds little Johnny Maher, almost five years old,…

“Alluring India 2017” fashion show

India’s celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the country’s independence…

Saris on the catwalk

India’s celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the country’s independence…

Croatia’s garden of earthly delights

Eden would seem to be a fair enough name for a hotel surrounded by a…

10 tips to living to a 100

Look up “Life expectancy” on Google and this is what you might come up with, as…

Any excuse for a party . . .

“Willkommen zum Oktoberfest” read the sign at InterContinental Budapest on…

God, gold and goodness

“Chariots of Fire” won the 1981 Academy Award for Best Picture, putting…

Hitting the spot

Where has the summer gone? Is it my imagination or is time flying by ever so…

Casting the net wider

The Budaörsi Halpiac (Budaörs Fish Market) is serving an increasing demand for…

Indonesia celebrates 72nd Independence Day

With some 13,000-plus islands holding a multi-ethnic population of about 240…

Ukraine commemorates independence

Ukraine celebrated its Independence Day in the Museum of Military History in the…

Stuntman stands tall in the saddle

Mount, dismount, stand up, jump up, fall down – all at speed. These are only…

Gold on the silver screen

Legendary Hungarian director Karoly Makk has died at the age of 91, the…

Help amidst heartbreak

This orphanage and children’s home, built in 1995, is in Nagydobrony, as known…

Coming Soon: SZEMREVALÓ/SEHENSWERT/EYEFUL

This year’s SZEMREVALÓ /SEHENSWERT/EYEFUL Film Festival will take place from…

Industrial powerhouse Taipei sends mission

A multi-industry trade mission from Taiwan will visit Hungary on September 22.…

LMP expands to six

Marta Demeter, who earlier quit the parliamentary group of the opposition…

Attacking windmills

Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders had told his Hungarian counterpart, Peter…

Oasis on edge of the city

Though temperatures are dropping, the city centre remains a desert of asphalt…

Turning on the knowledge machine

In the next couple of years we will see our working environment totally change,…

One man and his harmonious world

Like every guest in this hotel, Karl J. Reiter is strictly forbidden from…

Memories gain new invincibility

It was probably in 1962 that a 12-year-old suddenly decided to watch Swindon…

Novel brings together people separated by conflict

Georgian writer Guram Odisharia’s novel "President’s Cat" has been translated…

Where the big shots like to shoot

Tucked away in the picturesque village of Etyek in Fejér county just half an…

New course in the Buda hills

Attractively set up in a stylish villa in affluent District II 18 months ago,…

Your host on the coast

Croatia's 1800-kilometre coastline, with its Italianate coastal towns, multiple…

Portrait of a man of extremes

In “Swinging Sixties” London, man-on-the-scene David Litvinoff associated with…

Females on the front lines

In the Great Patriotic War, as the Soviets called World War Two, women too…

Into a really murky world

Detective Chief Inspector Jules Maigret of the Police Judiciaire in Paris can…

Nuance at the Police Judiciaire

Penguin’s paperback reissues of the 75 “Maigret” books come with snappy new…

Investigating the Maigret-a-month case

Armchair sleuths, asked to name a pantheon of the world’s most famous fictional…

From death to denouement

Written in 1954, this is number 45 in the Penguin Classics reissue of the 75…

Indians celebrate 70 years of independence

Members of Hungary’s Indian community celebrated their country’s 71st…

A party for your palate

Krisztián Huszár is the man with the magic cooking spoon. Whatever gastronomic…

Hungary happened

I’m not a great one for making plans. Most of my major life decisions were taken…

Cuisine from on high

Restaurants, just like any business, need to reinvent themselves every now and…

Hello is here to help

Telekom develops Hungarian businesses through knowledge transfer, which is why…

Egypt 65th Anniversary of the 23rd of July Revolution

On the occasion of the 65th Anniversary of the 23rd of July Revolution (1952),…

Trimming the digital divide

Magyar Telekom has delivered the first broadband fixed network in Gödre, a…

Six-year hole filled

Six direct flights to New York and Chicago per week will be launched by LOT…

Sting on tail of world tour

A guitar-driven rock tour by Sting is coming to Budapest in October after…

Eastern European Shared Services & Outsourcing Week

What does the future hold for the shared services industry in Eastern Europe?…

Flying flag for ASEAN

The 50th anniversary of the founding of ASEAN, the Association of Southeast…

Maigret meets the Mob

In book thirty-nine of the Penguin Classics monthly reissues of the 75 “Maigret”…