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Airlines spread their wings

Airlines are announcing new flights from Budapest one after the other for the…

Lords of the airwaves

For those not familiar, or for those who need reminding, "You Rang, M'Lord?", or…

Tildy Palace has its secrets

Like many of the luxurious buildings in Budapest that are now residences or…

Orbán advocates strengthening China-CEE ties at central bank governors' meeting

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán attended a meeting of central bank governors of…

China's SOEs undertake over 3,000 Belt and Road projects

China’s central state-owned enterprises account for half of infrastructure…

Restorer brings frescoes back to life

Li Xiaoyang says he's been engrossed in fresco restoration since childhood,…

China Eastern to launch direct Shanghai-Budapest flight

China Eastern Airlines, the world's seventh largest airline company, will launch…

All Hungarians should do sports

A former world-class swimmer, Tünde Szabó has been leading the State Secretariat…

Explore International MBA or Masters Programmes Personally

Top international business schools and universities meet prospective…

Mayor to seek third term

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has asked the incumbent mayor of Budapest, István…

Optimism ‘broad-based’

The European Commission has raised its projections for Hungary's GDP this year…

Nations or nothing: Orbán

Without its nations, Europe would lose its spiritual and cultural identity,…

The brief history of the month (November)

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

The great man blows his top

Regular readers of the "Maigret" books well know that their hero can be a grumpy…

Ladies in the limelight, ladies in the moonlight

Still today, ladies are always behind men in life, while conversely it remains…

Brighter times ahead for children in need

The Xpat Charity Party "Fireworks Night" at Budapest’s Marriott Hotel on October…

Key to the Quai des Orfevres

In 1949, after he had written another 28 "Maigret" novels since the first one in…

Growing global hostility ‘corroding public discourse’

With funerals being held last week for the 11 worshippers shot dead at the Tree…

Great journey to a glorious future: Erdoğan

The 95th anniversary of the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey was…

Real people, places and events

This year’s Taiwan Dox festival sees the event enter its fourth year, and the…

Beyond imagining

John Lennon was a man in millions. Even in exalted company his name came first:…

Off to fight the Russian monster

After civil unrest broke out in Ukraine in late 2013, Russia seized the…

Imagine no ‘Imagine’

There is “Imagine” the song, recorded by John Lennon in May 1971 and which,…

Scream, Shout

I’ve had a string of bad news lately. Death and dying are featuring heavily in…

Why wander into foreign kitchens?

Wherever Krisztián Huszár swings his wooden spoon, the gourmets fall to his…

Colossus steers into the future

There is hardly anyone who does not know this restaurant: the Gundel on the edge…

New rabbi after 350 years

When a friend of mine recently told me that we would meet the following week…

Meeting of giants

Sziget is Europe’s most diverse festival and the fifth-biggest in the world. So…

They’ll make you wish you had been there

Brit Floyd, who describe themselves as the world’s greatest Pink Floyd tribute…

No milk, no honey: EU cannot heal Europe

Sixty years ago, in 1958, Pál Maléter, who was Hungary’s Minister of Defence…

One expelled, two quit Jobbik

The parliamentary group of conservative opposition Jobbik has expelled János…

Diplomatic row escalates

Hungary is expelling a Ukrainian consul in retaliation against Ukraine's…

Orbán on guard duty

The Hungarian government will not give up its right to control the country's…

Life in the multiverse

Asterion project Theatre in English is a professional company and it will…

The brief history of the month (October)

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

Making a monkey of Trump, and more

The Budapest Times dutifully pays a visit to the World Press Photo Exhibition…

Bringing freshness to European and global scene

Art Market Budapest was established in 2011 as an international contemporary art…

From a home lost to a place in the world community

Sixty-eight of Latvia’s museums contributed to the exhibition Latvia’s Century,…

Tributes to Mahatma Gandhi

The Embassy of India in Budapest celebrated the 150th birth anniversary of…

Supping with ghosts of Freud, Mozart

The Kaffeehäuser are said to be the public living rooms of Vienna. The home of…

A year learning in the United States

United States Ambassador to Hungary David B. Cornstein has announced that the US…

A history of destruction and recovery

On one of our visits to Vienna this year, The Budapest Times stayed in…

A Scottish man walked out of a bar…

Bring up the topic of football stadiums in Hungary and you’re guaranteed eyes…

Choir adds its voices to improving relations

With 19 ladies and seven men in its ranks, the Othello Polyphonic Choir has…

South Italian cuisine in style

Authentic ingredients, authentic staff, authentic atmosphere – that's what most…

Cameraman on the battlefields

The Hungarian Museum of Photography in Kecskemét is exhibiting…

Eyes glued to the screen

The Szemrevaló / Sehenswert (Hungarian and German for “Eyeful”) Film Festival…

Wonder in the wilds

It's always a pleasure for my family and I to spend summer holidays on the road,…