Agriculture Minister: Farm subsidies ensured for 2024

Farm subsidies will be ensured in 2024, the minister of agriculture said on Tuesday, pledging 650 billion forints (EUR 1.7bn) of central budget funding to complement European Union rural development monies.

Ship collision – Trial of Viking Idun captain starts

Topal F, the captain of Viking Idun, the sister vessel of the Viking Sigyn which caused a deadly accident on the Danube in 2019, pleaded not guilty in the trial hearing the charge that he neglected to provide aid during the accident.

CEE ministers press EC for steps to manage Ukraine grain glut

Central and eastern European agriculture ministers have once again turned to the European Commission for support in managing the impact of market disturbances caused by the flood of grain imports from Ukraine, Minister of Agriculture Istvan Nagy said on Monday.

Deutsch: Fundamental changes needed in Brussels

Fundamental changes are needed in Brussels, and bureaucrats that use their power only to pressurise countries that want to pursue a sovereignty-based policy and represent their own national interests "must be chased away", Tamas Deutsch, an MEP of ruling Fidesz, said on Sunday.