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Moroccan conquers wet track

Racing driver Mehdi Bennani won for the Sébastien Loeb Racing Team at the…

Trouble at top in Jobbik

Three deputy leaders of the radical nationalist Jobbik who are considered to…

Break for the border

I have an innate distrust of guidebooks, the well-known names in the travel…

Optimising the ‘SSC’s 4 Strategic Pillars’ concept

With almost 100 shared services centres, commonly known as “SSCs”, Hungary is…

Songs of eastern praise

In Christianity the music is one of the most important “divine arts” and it…

“I don’t do art to get rich but to make a difference”

The young artist Luca Rózsa was born in Budapest in 1990. In her youth she began…

The Brief History of the Week

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Different dimensions ahead

The exhibition of Róbert Várady titled Immersion is on view in the Várfok…

Galleries have got the goods

Stimulating artworks make the heart beat faster, and there are more than 100…

Hay fever and tips for surviving

Dr. Viktória Kovács, a FirstMed Ears, Nose and Throat specialist, speaks about a…

Manifesto: The World. The 21st century

Humanity hoped that the 21st century would herald a new era of global…

Get Shorty!

When I lived in London, I felt like a tourist on a permanent holiday. Yes, I had…

Anguish at a chance missed

There is only a week in which to see the dark and beautiful ballet “Onegin” but…

But no way is he going to make it

There are presidential primaries in the United States and half of the world is…

Beer and other matters of distinction

If I needed affirmation that I’d picked the best district in which to live in…

Bitcoin looking to prove it’s easy money

The digital currency Bitcoin is not that widespread yet, so its users are…

“A reliable compass on the Hungarian gastronomy scene”

The Volkswagen-Dining Guide is one of the most important restaurant guides in…

Nuts about freshness

When you hear the word canteen, you can’t help but think of long waiting in…

Gymnast leaps into prominence

Botond Kardos is an exceptional young Hungarian gymnast. He came home with a…

Bad luck of the worst kind for Amy

When bad things happen to good people, it gives me pause for thought. It doesn’t…

Simplicity with great quality

Step into the realm of the enchanted and willingly suspend your disbelief. On…

Economy still can’t make the grade

Standard and Poor’s Ratings Services last Friday affirmed its ‘BB+/B’ long- and…

The Brief History of the Week

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Don’t run to seed

Bad weather is no longer an excuse to avoid putting on your running shoes again…

Vim and vigour in Héviz

Complain about modern-day stress to your Hungarian friends and the retort may…

Cakes in a superhero costume

When we hear the word comics, most of us think of superheroes, speech bubbles or…

Where has God gone?

Had I been born into a Protestant family, I might have grown up to be a vicar.…

A more diabolical devilry

Here we have two operas that essentially deal with a similar theme of selling…

Georgians set for Schengen waiver

Hungary’s 250 temporary or permanent Georgian residents are welcoming the news…

Smart work at national bank

The Hungarian central bank played a master stroke in March, lowering inflation…

Áder puts up a brick wall

President János Áder has sent back to Parliament for review a law aimed at…

The Brief History of the Week

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Seven steps to near heaven

Fusing the flavours of the Far East with those of Europe, Baraka was born in…

Every season is open season for keeping fit

Can you believe it … summer is just around the corner? While you may want to…

Migrants to be taken voluntarily

Hungary’s diplomatic efforts were successful in achieving the country’s goals…

Fearing fear

I went to bed one night this week, planning a round-the-world trip to celebrate…

Tragedy to take breath away

Just when you think tragedy has reached the ultimate depths, along comes…

Second city has its own glory

Kosice sits at the foot of light hilly terrain to the north and with fine…

From melting pot to monoculturalism

The Visegrád countries have a difficult standing in Europe today. At a time when…

The Brief History of the Week

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Old charm in a new and elegant dress

For a quarter of a century Arany Kaviár has been one of the city’s top addresses…

Door slammed in EU’s face

Hungary will not allow others to dictate “who we must admit into our houses and…

Gyurcsány trumps Trump any day

If someone were to ask who they would want to win the US presidential election…

All afloat

Even with the might of Google at my fingertips, I can’t find anything definitive…

Emotion upon emotion

Masagni’s “Cavalleria Rusticana” is a classic tale of Sicilian love, betrayal…

Anti-migrant campaigns bend public minds

The signs of the arrival of a new wave of migrants to Europe can already be…

Cyprus economy turning the page

Overcoming an unprecedented financial crisis, European Union and eurozone member…