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'Hungarian cuisine should please the Hungarians most of all'

Enrico Crippa knows what fine dining is all about. The chef from Alba in Italy…

Stand and deliver

Hot on the heels of the Academy Awards in Los Angeles, Budapest also rolled out…

Landing soonish at Brussels, Bucharest

Polish airline LOT continues to develop its services in Hungary. From September…

Half a century at the top

Tom Jones’ 50-year career has remarkably gone from strength to strength. Along…

Rock in peace

In January 2018 Slayer announced their final world tour. It began in North…

The city’s largest canvases

Street Art is practised in all kinds of dimensions in Budapest, from small…

Expansion 'will continue'

Finance Minister Mihály Varga has said Fitch Ratings' upgrade of Hungary can be…

Trouble in the family

Fidesz prioritises protecting European Christian values and stopping migration…

No need for words

Silent film holds a vital, if sometimes unappreciated, place in the history of…

'Live like a local' in Vienna, Linz

A group of Viennese architects hatched a plan in 2011 for a different kind of…

Green light for St. Patrick’s Day

There were no borders in sight – hard or otherwise – when friends from several…

World 'full of new challenges to NATO'

United States Ambassador to Hungary David B. Cornstein has commemorated the 20th…

Over, under, through: anything to get away

On The Budapest Times bookshelves is "They Got Back", with the tagline…

Prolific author in fine form

"75 novels are scarcely enough," bemoans Britain’s Telegraph newspaper in…

The brief history of the month (March 2019.)

Presenting in one concise package the month’s most important and fascinating…

Fighting to save his career

As we near the end of Penguin’s six-year reissue of the 75 "Maigret" books –…

Ukraine seeking return of territorial integrity

Ambassador of Ukraine to Hungary Liubov Nepop reminded attendees at a conference…

'Brexit' just nine days later

British Ambassador to Hungary Iain Lindsay and Minister of State for EU Policies…

Centuries-old history 'should continue to unite' two nations

An exhibition of the archive photos of the documents of the Extraordinary…

Mixing it with the best

Blue Fox The Bar at Budapest’s Kempinski Hotel Corvinus has been named 19th Best…

'Our compliments to Grandma'

In Fortuna utca in the Castle District are two restaurants directly opposite…

The man who would not be held

Subtitled "A compelling story of courage and endurance in the Second World War",…

Some cases take longer than others

Budapest is often called the "Paris of the east", a tag that is supposed to…

'Wonderful achievements' of forefathers

A film being beamed on the wall is showing a grand and affluent modern city of…

Celebrating with a message and music

February 16, 2019 marked the 101st anniversary of the foundation of the…

Capital reading

Döblin’s novel of 1929 comes in a new edition in February 2019, having been…

Flashmob tribute to protestors killed in Kyiv

A flashmob took place in Budapest of February 20, 2019 to honour the Day of the…

Master instructor shows art of flower arranging

Japan and Hungary are celebrating 150 years of bilateral relations in 2019, and…

Catch Budapest

I couldn't tell you the number of times I've made a determined effort to learn…

Number one with Bullet

After initially forming as Jeff Killed John in 1998 and eventually securing a…

Discovery for some, revelation for others

As part of its season dedicated to Puccini’s Italy, the Hungarian State Opera…

Go the way of the dinosaurs

Dinosaurs again roam international soil when the globally acclaimed production…

RIP Slayer, 1981-2019

Slayer holds an honourable place among the Big Four of thrash-metal, alongside…

On the plus side

Budapest Airport, the operator of Ferenc Liszt International Airport, will…

Laying down the law

For those who have surpassed the predestined museum scene in Budapest and are…

Squares will be better all round

Renovation has begun on two important city centre squares: both Vörösmarty and…

Human blockbuster

He was one of the most dominant people in the Hungarian film industry, an…

China 'vital' to Europe

Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó has called the European Union's policy on China…

Karácsony to carry mayoral flag

Párbeszéd's Gergely Karácsony will be the left-wing opposition's candidate for…

Hard work for rosy future

"Hungarians have faith in their future again, we have created a national…

The brief history of the month (February 2019.)

Presenting in one concise package the month’s most important and fascinating…

US 'committed to strong, united and capable transatlantic alliance'

United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo was in Budapest on February 11,…

'Important milestone' in history of Ukrainian-Hungarian relations

On February 8, 2019, the conference “100th anniversary of the Extraordinary…

Saving Denmark’s Jews

While the occupied countries of Europe collaborated to various degrees in…

‘Positive feeling’ about Hungarian opportunities

Only time will tell if a visit to Budapest by a 10-man delegation from the…

Different men, different values

In his 60th "Maigret" book, Simenon wisely goes for something a little…

Double date, this Valentine’s Day

The taste of love will be spread over not one but two days this Valentine…