Szijjarto: Hungary ‘won’t even discuss’ possibility of gas embargo
Hungary's government refuses to even discuss the possibility of imposing an embargo on Russian natural gas, Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto said on Monday, adding that Hungary won't compromise when it comes to the security of its energy supply.
LMP official challenges Karacsony's view on opposition woes
Budapest by-elections yield 3 ruling party, 1 opposition victory
Four Budapest constituencies held by-elections on Sunday, with three going to candidates of the ruling party and one to the opposition, the National Election Office (NVI) said late on Sunday.
Semjen: Jewish life sees new renaissance in Hungary
Jewish life is booming in Hungary and undergoing a renaissance, Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjen said on Monday.
Palkovics: EU needs access to affordable energy
The aim of the European Union's legislative packages on energy efficiency and renewable energy is to ensure that the bloc has access to affordable energy and can guarantee its energy independence, Hungary's minister of technology and industry said on Monday.
Budapest Operetta dancer seriously injured after roof, wall collapses
A dancer suffered serious injuries on her way to the Budapest Operetta on Monday when segments of a rooftop under construction and building frontage collapsed onto the pavement at the corner of Jokai Street and Aradi Street morning.
Karacsony: Budapest speeding up energy-saving investments
Budapest is speeding up its energy-saving investments, Gergely Karacsony, the city's mayor, said on Monday. He pledged that by 2030 the city's public utilities would run on the energy they produce.
Heat alert in effect
A heat alert has come into effect in Hungary from early Monday until Thursday midnight, as mean temperatures are expected to exceed 27 degrees on all four days, the national health and disaster management authorities have said.
Defence minister: Migration situation ‘very serious’ at southern border
The defence minister called the situation posed by migration at Hungary's southern border "very serious" after inspecting an army base at Kelebia on Sunday.
DK: Hungarians ‘pro-EU’
The spokesman of the opposition Democratic Coalition (DK) party said on Sunday that "each and every step taken recently by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán points in the direction that he wants Hungary to quit the European Union".
Parbeszed to submit HUF 300 billion ‘green’ amendments to 2023 budget
Opposition Parbeszed will submit a 300 billion forint (EUR 748.5m) package of amendments to the 2023 budget bill promoting green programmes, the party's spokesman said on Saturday.