BREAKING NEWS

Budapest

Showing 30 results for 'Budapest'

Articles (x) Videos (x)

Business

Tourism boost for Hungary

A fall in visitors to European countries like France and Belgium after terror attacks is benefiting those perceived as being safer, like Hungary.

A fall in visitors to European countries like France and Belgium after terror attacks is benefiting those perceived as being safer, like Hungary.

Nocomment

Budapest: Bubble Blowing Day

On Sunday August 28, the 6th Bubble Blowing Day took place in Budapestàs biggest park on Margaret Island.

On Sunday August 28, the 6th Bubble Blowing Day took place in Budapestàs biggest park on Margaret Island.

News

Budapest hopes Hungary's Rio success can boost 2024 Olympic bid

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…

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…

News

Taxify steals Uber's place on the rank in Budapest

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 Hungarian capital Budapest kicked US taxi app Uber out of its city in July, when it passed a new law denying Uber internet access.

Nocomment

A night on the Sziget festival

Sziget is also called the Island of Freedom, and it is the biggest festival in Central Europe.

Sziget is also called the Island of Freedom, and it is the biggest festival in Central Europe.

News

Rain not deterring festival-goers as Budapest's Sziget opens its doors

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 biggest Central-European music festival, the Sziget Festival, is underway in Hungary's capital Budapest and rain hasn't dampened the spirits of participants.

Culture

Amedeo Modigliani: Exhibition at The Hungarian National Gallery

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

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

Sport

Dolderer shines in Budapest

Germany’s Matthias Dolderer produced a stunning performance to clinch the Red Bull Air Race in Budapest.

Germany’s Matthias Dolderer produced a stunning performance to clinch the Red Bull Air Race in Budapest.

Business

Uber quits Hungary over new law

There has been another setback for Uber which is to stop all operations in Hungary saying a new law makes it impossible to run the ride-hailing service there.

There has been another setback for Uber which is to stop all operations in Hungary saying a new law makes it impossible to run the ride-hailing service there.

News

Plane landed on Hungarian highway

Miraculously no-one was hurt when a small plane made an emergency landing on this busy road in Budapest.

Miraculously no-one was hurt when a small plane made an emergency landing on this busy road in Budapest.

Culture

Budapest honours father of op art Victor Vasarely

He is widely considered the father of the op art movement, a style of visual art that uses optical illusion. Now, the public can discover or

He is widely considered the father of the op art movement, a style of visual art that uses optical illusion. Now, the public can discover or

Sport

Anqi and Grumier boost Olympic fencing ambitions with Budapest wins

Two fencers laid down serious markers ahead of the Olympics at the Budapest Grand Prix by striking gold, China’s Xu Anqi just fending off a spirited

Two fencers laid down serious markers ahead of the Olympics at the Budapest Grand Prix by striking gold, China’s Xu Anqi just fending off a spirited

Nocomment

From nuclear to neutral

Greenpeace in Hungary commemorated the anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear accident by lighting up lanterns powered by solar energy on the main

Greenpeace in Hungary commemorated the anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear accident by lighting up lanterns powered by solar energy on the main

Culture

Budapest celebrates 90 years of György Kurtág

As Hungarian composer György Kurtág celebrates his 90 th birthday Budapest is marking his career with a week- long festival.

As Hungarian composer György Kurtág celebrates his 90 th birthday Budapest is marking his career with a week- long festival.

News

Budapest cabbies protest and call for ban on Uber

More than 100 Hungarian taxi drivers brought the capital Budapest to a standstill today calling for a ban on Uber and other smartphone taxi

More than 100 Hungarian taxi drivers brought the capital Budapest to a standstill today calling for a ban on Uber and other smartphone taxi

Culture

Golden Life launches in Hungary

A family that seems idyllic from outside, but the parents commit crimes for their living. As the father wants to quit the illegal lifestyle, the children are getting more and more involved in crime.

A family that seems idyllic from outside, but the parents commit crimes for their living. As the father wants to quit the illegal lifestyle, the children are getting more and more involved in crime.

Business

Car industry woes cast aside as Automotive Hungary opens

It is the largest event of its kind in central and eastern Europe, and is also seen as a litmus test of the state of Hungary’s economy. Automotive

It is the largest event of its kind in central and eastern Europe, and is also seen as a litmus test of the state of Hungary’s economy. Automotive

Culture

Home Guards in Hungary

Home Guards on parade Hungarian film “Home Guards” is one of the country’s most expensive ever movies, made with a budget of 2.2 million euros. It’s

Home Guards on parade Hungarian film “Home Guards” is one of the country’s most expensive ever movies, made with a budget of 2.2 million euros. It’s

Culture

WOMEX mixes cultures and styles

All sorts of music styles were on display at the World Music Expo (WOMEX) in Budapest, Hungary. Among them was Canadian band Kleztory with their rich

All sorts of music styles were on display at the World Music Expo (WOMEX) in Budapest, Hungary. Among them was Canadian band Kleztory with their rich

Culture

WOMEX sets the pace for world music

This year the Hungarian capital Budapest became the centre of world music as it hosted the World Music Expo. Bands from all over the world made

This year the Hungarian capital Budapest became the centre of world music as it hosted the World Music Expo. Bands from all over the world made

News

'Shame on you Orbán' protest hits Budapest

Thousands have taken to the streets of the Hungarian capital to demonstrate against the Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. The crowd marched across

Thousands have taken to the streets of the Hungarian capital to demonstrate against the Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. The crowd marched across

News

Bicske: Hundreds refusing to leave migrant train

500 people are refusing to get off a train in Bicske, a small Hungarian town 40 kilometres west of Budapest, according to agency reports. A tense

500 people are refusing to get off a train in Bicske, a small Hungarian town 40 kilometres west of Budapest, according to agency reports. A tense