A large majority of active voters, 68 percent, saw the ruling Fidesz-Christian Democrats (KDNP) winning the general election if it were held this Sunday, according to a fresh survey of the Nezopont Institute.
Fidesz: Karacsony refusing to answer questions on City Hall case
Instead of answering questions, Budapest Mayor Gergely Karacsony was "busy making accusations" at Monday's meeting of the investigative committee set up to examine allegations that the city administration was planning to sell the City Hall building, a Fidesz district mayor has said.
Opposition: Change of govt crucial for fighting climate change
If Hungary is to have a fighting chance of countering climate change, voters must elect a new government in the April 3 general election, politicians of the united opposition said on Wednesday.
State to acquire 51 percent stake in Debrecen airport operator
Hungary's state is acquiring a 51 percent stake in the company operating Debrecen International Airport, in eastern Hungary, a foreign affairs and trade ministry official said on Wednesday.
Israeli national handed life in prison for murdering Hungarian girlfriend, mother in Kaposvar
A local court sentenced an Israeli national, of Palestinian origin, to life imprisonment on charges of a double murder in Kaposvar in 2018, in a non-binding ruling on Wednesday.
Finance Minister: EU withholding Hungary recovery funds for political reasons
The European Union's decision to withhold Poland and Hungary's coronavirus recovery funding "clearly is politically motivated", Hungarian Finance Minister Mihaly Varga said on the sidelines of a meeting of EU finance ministers (Ecofin) in Brussels.
Hungary, Austria to boost criminal investigation cooperation
Hungary and Austria have agreed to set up a joint criminal investigation unit, organise joint patrols and expand information sharing on criminal cases, Interior Minister Sandor Pinter said after talks with his Austrian counterpart in Budapest.
Orbán, Trump express mutual support, discuss Hungary-US ties over phone
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán spoke with former US President Donald Trump by phone and they stated their political support to each other, and discussed Hungarian-American relations and migration, Orbán's press chief told MTI.
NBH renews call on Revolut to set up Hungarian unit
Revolut Bank should conduct its activities in Hungary as a subsidiary, with a local HQ and capitalisation, the Hungarian central bank (NBH) said on Tuesday, renewing its call on the bank, last made in September, to start the licencing procedure for a local unit.
Interview with Dr. Thomas Narbeshuber, Vice President of BASF South Central Europe
“We fully support the Green Deal”
It's getting hot, not only for climate forecasts but also for the debate about the EU's most ambitious project in terms of environmental protection: the Green Deal. One well-versed in the subject is Dr. Thomas Narbeshuber. The Vice President of BASF South Central Europe ...
Coronavirus – 85 deaths, 14,890 new infections
Altogether 85 patients died of a Covid-related illness over the past 24 hours, while 14,890 new coronavirus infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Wednesday.
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Opposition turns to top court over changes to residency regulations
Seven opposition parties on Thursday turned to the Constitutional Court, saying that changes to Hungarian regulations over the declaration of residence "legalised voter fraud".
Launch of English version of Weekly Fortepan blog
Hungary’s family photo album on better display
The online repository of 156,000-and-growing Hungarian photos taken from 1900 to 1990 and now posted in the Fortepan digital archive has been running a weekly article in a blog named Heti Fortepan for the past year, and now an English edition has been launched ...
A year and a half could be a lifetime for Ozzy Osbourne
As the possessor of one of the most famously befuddled minds in the annals of rock ‘n’ roll excess, it seems entirely appropriate that there might be some confusion around the date when geriatric Ozzy Osbourne will finally give his twice-postponed shock show in ...
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Fidesz MEP slams leftist opposition for thwarting proposal on Islamist terrorism
Leftist MEPs of the European Parliament, including those of Hungary's Democratic Coalition and Momentum parties, on Monday voted down a right-wing proposal to put issues around Islamist terrorism in Europe on the agenda, ruling Fidesz MEP Balazs Hidveghi told public media.
Egis favipiravir drug licenced for Covid-19 treatment
A new drug with the active ingredient favipiravir manufactured by Hungarian pharmaceutical company Egis has been licenced for treatment of Covid-19 by the National Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition (OGYEI), the institute said on Saturday.
PM says he is convinced Trump will win
Orbán: New EU migration pact could force Hungary to welcome migrants
Hungary does not support the new migration and refugee package presented by the European Commission on Wednesday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán told Reuters newswire on Friday. Under the package, Hungary's commitment to send people back from the southern EU states like Italy or Greece, ...