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Hungary and Poland block EU's COVID-19 recovery package over new rule of law drive
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Last orders in Budapest before closure of bars and restaurants as virus cases soar
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Blaze of glory for Russia on the final round of the 2020 Budapest Grand Slam
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A Michelin-starred meal on a Ferris wheel
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Hungary's Budapest marathon goes ahead despite coronavirus fears
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Europe's week: A row over rule of law and fears over the culture sector's future
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Danube boat accident: Cruise ship captain goes on trialThe cruise ship collided with a small tourist boat on the Danube in Budapest, killing 28.
Danube ship captain goes on trial over crash that killed 27 in BudapestA ship captain involved in the worst accident in more than half a century on the Danube River went on trial in Hungary on Wednesday over the crash in Budapest that killed 25 South Korean tourists and..
Hungary begins trial of Ukrainian captain involved in 2019 Danube crashA Hungarian court began the trial on Wednesday of a Ukrainian boat captain involved in a crash on the Danube River in Budapest last year that killed 25 Korean tourists and two Hungarian crew, the worst..
Pain still acute as Hungary's Jews mark liberation of Budapest ghettoHungarian Jews on Friday marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Budapest ghetto and the end of the Holocaust, which killed more than 500,000 Jews and destroyed a once-vibrant Jewish..
Hungary to block Ukraine's NATO membership over language lawHungary's foreign minister on Wednesday said Budapest would block Ukraine's membership in NATO until Kiev restored the rights that ethnic Hungarians had before a language law curbed minorities' access..
Judge seen as politically independent gets oversight post in HungaryHungary's top judicial body on Wednesday approved the nomination of a Budapest judge to run its courts oversight office, calling it a step "in a good direction" amid concerns about increased political..
Hungarian president names Budapest judge to lead powerful judiciary officeHungary's president on Monday nominated a Budapest judge to head the country's powerful judiciary office for the next nine years, amid concerns that nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban might be..
PM Orban says joining TurkStream gas pipeline 'the sooner the better' for HungaryJoining the TurkStream gas pipeline is a priority for Hungary, as it would open up an alternative supply route for Russian gas, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Wednesday after meeting..
New Budapest mayor says his win is blueprint to challenge OrbanThe newly elected mayor of Budapest on Wednesday said his victory in municipal elections on Sunday is a blueprint for beating Hungarian premier Viktor Orban's Fidesz party, which has ruled in an..
Budapest election: Hungary's Orban in shock defeatThe poll represents the first electoral blow to the nationalist prime minister in nearly a decade.
Hungary's opposition wins Budapest election, makes gains in other citiesHungary's opposition scored its biggest election victory in a decade on Sunday when liberal challenger Gergely Karacsony ousted ruling-party incumbent Istvan Tarlos as mayor of Budapest and opposition..
Hungary opposition looks set to win Budapest mayoral raceHungarian opposition challenger Gergely Karacsony looked on track to defeat ruling party incumbent Istvan Tarlos in the Budapest mayoral election on Sunday, preliminary results showed.
Hungary's Orban nominates Oliver Varhelyi for EU Commissioner jobHungary's top EU envoy in Brussels, Oliver Varhelyi, will step in as Budapest's candidate for European commissioner, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban told a news conference on Monday, confirming..
Hungary finds African swine fever in wild boar near BudapestHungary's national food safety authority Nebih has found five cases of African swine fever in wild boar carcasses near Budapest, it said on Sunday.
Budapest mayor challenger sees intimidation attempt behind leaked audioA leftist's bid to wrest the political leadership in Hungary's capital from the ruling Fidesz party suffered a blow on Thursday with the leak of a taped conversation in which the opposition candidate..
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Hungary charges former swimming executive with murder of business rivalHungarian prosecutors charged former international swimming executive Tamas Gyarfas on Tuesday with ordering the murder of a business rival in Budapest more than two decades ago, prosecutors said in a..
EU takes Hungary to court for criminalizing help for asylum seekersThe European Union executive on Thursday took Hungary to court over a law that makes it a crime to help asylum seekers, the latest in many running battles between Brussels and Budapest on migration,..
Smartwings passenger plane makes emergency landing in BudapestAn airplane operated by Czech airline Smartwings made an emergency landing shortly after takeoff at Budapest's Liszt Ferenc Airport on Thursday after its landing gear was damaged, a spokesman for..
Liberal wins Budapest primary to face Orban's Fidesz in mayoral electionThe first formal primary in Hungary's history, for Budapest's mayoral election, wrapped up on Wednesday as the opposition joined forces to try to wrest political leadership in the capital from Prime..
Captain in fatal Budapest boat crash was sober at the time: policeHungarian police said on Tuesday they had found no evidence of alcohol or drug abuse by the captain of a cruise ship that struck and sank a small tourist vessel last month, killing 28 mostly Korean..
Four eastern EU states to discuss top jobs, keen to boost their influenceThe leaders of Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and the Czech Republic will discuss in Budapest on Thursday potential candidates for top jobs in the European Union coming up for grabs shortly, in a sign of..
Cruise ship captain bailed in Hungary after fatal accidentThe captain of a cruise liner was released on bail on Wednesday, two weeks after his vessel was involved in a collision with a tourist boat that sank on the River Danube in Budapest with a party of..
Hungarian tourist boat salvaged, two weeks after fatal accidentHungarian salvage crews recovered four bodies on Tuesday as they raised the wreck of a boat from the Danube River in Budapest, two weeks after it capsized with a group of South Korean tourists on..
Four bodies found as salvage crews lift capsized Hungarian boatSalvage crews recovered four bodies on Tuesday as they slowly lifted the wreck of a boat two weeks after it capsized on the Danube River in Budapest with a group of South Korean tourists on board,..
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Salvage crews aim to lift boat sunk in Danube with 28 deadHungarian salvage crews prepared on Monday to raise the wreck of a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube river in Budapest, killing 26 South Korean tourists and two local crew.
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Korea's fingerprint practice helps experts identify Danube boat disaster victimsSouth Korea's practice of fingerprinting all adult citizens has helped forensic experts identify all of the bodies recovered so far from a boat crash in Budapest that killed 28 people, most of them..
Hundreds of thousands sign petition demanding Hungary join new EU prosecution bodyAn opposition politician has collected 680,000 signatures to push for Hungarian membership of a planned European Union prosecutor's office (EPPO), a step rejected by Budapest's eurosceptic nationalist..
Divers find body from Budapest boat disaster, salvage plan beginsDivers found a body in the wreckage of a pleasure boat on Wednesday a week after the vessel capsized and sank on the River Danube in Budapest, officials said, as crews prepared for salvage operations.
Twelfth body found after Budapest boat disasterPolice said they had found the body of a twelfth South Korean tourist a week after a pleasure boat capsized and sank on the River Danube in Budapest, killing an estimated 28 people.
South Korea could start returning bodies from Budapest boat disasterThe South Korean government expects to begin returning to Seoul the remains of some of the victims who died when a tourist boat sank last week in Budapest, an official said on Tuesday, as conditions..
Rescuers recover body from wrecked Hungarian tourist boatDivers brought up a body on Monday from the wreck of a tourist boat which sank last week in Budapest, and another body was pulled from the river 100 km downstream, the first apparent victims recovered..
Body found 100 km downstream after Hungary river disasterA body was pulled from the Danube more than 100 km downstream from Budapest, officials said on Monday, the first apparent victim recovered since the night of a boat crash presumed to have killed 28..
Body pulled from Danube river south of Budapest: Korean diplomatHungarian authorities have pulled a body from the Danube river more than 100 kilometers downriver from Budapest, the South Korean embassy's Defense Attache Shun-Keun Song told reporters on Monday.
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