Hungary winning again 100 years after Trianon: Orbán

'Great times' out of defeat

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has said Hungary is "winning again" in a speech at the inauguration of a monument in Sátoraljaújhely, in the northeast of the country, to mark the 100th anniversary of the…

19 June 2020 - 08:06 a.m.

They achieved world fame in various fields

Know your Hungarians

The world has Hungary to thank for providing many talented people, from Hollywood film stars to clever inventors and dauntless adventurers. The following 10 notables are Magyars, either by nationality…

19 June 2020 - 09:06 a.m.

Émile returns after an enforced absence

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Like everyone else, an old friend was knocked out of action by illness in mid-March and it is only now that we can enjoy his company again, very nearly three months later. Émile is back but still…

15 June 2020 - 09:06 a.m.

Château Béla in Slovakia, a Heritage Hotel of Europe

Raring to go, heading for the horizon

Three months of coronavirus lockdown is enough to make anyone stir-crazy. We're desperate to get out and about again, to go somewhere, anywhere really. Finally, it is a big relief when the borders…

08 July 2020 - 07:07 a.m.

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