It's the latest escalation in tensions between the EU and Hungary, which have simmered for months, and are now raging.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Thousands of people took to the streets of Budapest for the ‘March of the Living’ – an event to commemorate the 550,000 Hungarian Jews killed in the Holocaust.
Tens of thousands of protesters have held a day of rallies in the Hungarian capital to oppose government policies seen as limiting academic freedom and intimidating civic…
Hungary’s coming under pressure to allay EU fears that its controversial policies, including on higher education, go against the bloc’s values on rights and…
Several hundred people celebrated April 1 in Budapest by attacking each other with pillows.
People power has put paid to the city of Budapest hosting the 2024 Olympic games, as protesters force a "no" vote in the city council.
The youth movement which brought down Budapest’s Olympic bid has announced plans to set itself up as a political party.
The Hungarian capital Budapest could decide as soon as next week whether to drop its bid to hold the 2024 Olympics after a petition with over 266,000 signatures opposing the games was handed…
The price tag of staging a global multi-sport event always divides the citizens of the country or city involved.
A movement of young Hungarian activists have launched a campaign for the cancellation of Budapest's bid for the Olympic Games in 2024, pointing out the cost of the event and the risk of corruption.
A new spectacular and unique exhibition has opened at Millenaris Park in Budapest.
Speaking to crowds at a ceremony to mark the 60th anniversary of Hungary's uprising, the prime minister said freedom depends on the nation state
Featuring artists from all over the world, from South Korea to Norway via Turkey or Senegal, the Budapest Ritmo festival was a celebration of world music.
The sudden shutdown of the country's leading leftwing newspaper, officially for financial reasons, prompts alarm over press freedom.
The World Press Photo exhibition has opened in Budapest’s Museum of Ethnography.
A fall in visitors to European countries like France and Belgium after terror attacks is benefiting those perceived as being safer, like Hungary.
Hungary’s Olympic athletes received a warm welcome upon their return to Budapest from Rio: with eight gold medals and 15 overall the country finished 12th in the medals…
The Hungarian capital Budapest kicked US taxi app Uber out of its city in July, when it passed a new law denying Uber internet access.
The annual Sziget festival which is also called the Island of Freedom is underway.
The biggest Central-European music festival, the Sziget Festival, is underway in Hungary's capital Budapest and rain hasn't dampened the spirits of participants.
The Hungarian National Gallery is hosting a unique retrospective of Italian painter and sculptor Amedeo Modigliani (1884–1920) who is known for portraits and nudes in a modern style characterized by