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Eastern EU countries cry foul over "garbage can" food quality

Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic join forces in critiquing food companies they accuse of selling inferior foods compared to richer EU nations

Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic join forces in critiquing food companies they accuse of selling inferior foods compared to richer EU nations

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Referendum could force Budapest to drop 2024 Olympic bid

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 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…

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Tisza River frozen in Hungary

A security guard was rescued on Monday (February, 13) from a ferry that was torn from its moorings on the Tisza River in Hungary.

A security guard was rescued on Monday (February, 13) from a ferry that was torn from its moorings on the Tisza River in Hungary.

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Flood alert in Hungary

Parts of Hungary are on flood alert, with melting ice causing mayhem.

Parts of Hungary are on flood alert, with melting ice causing mayhem.

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Hungarian PM: we welcome refugees fleeing Germany, France and Italy

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban has offered to open up his country to refugees – but only those seeking sanctuary from the liberal policies of western…

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban has offered to open up his country to refugees – but only those seeking sanctuary from the liberal policies of western…

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Thousands of visa abuses at Hungarian embassy in Moscow

Thousands of business visas were issued by Hungary’s embassy in Moscow in 2013 without proper checks, according to an internal report of the Hungarian foreign ministry…

Thousands of business visas were issued by Hungary’s embassy in Moscow in 2013 without proper checks, according to an internal report of the Hungarian foreign ministry…

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Hungary's Orban warmly welcomes Russian President Putin

The Hungarian Prime Minister said the country strove for 'open and transparent' relations with Russia, as the pair spoke trade, energy projects and sanctions.

The Hungarian Prime Minister said the country strove for 'open and transparent' relations with Russia, as the pair spoke trade, energy projects and sanctions.

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Orban waits to be on right side of new world order

Hungary's Viktor Orban has made a close friend of Vladimir Putin, who is rebuilding the country's nuclear reactor in exchange for Orban's political help in ending sanctions. In the meantime, Orban awa

Hungary's Viktor Orban has made a close friend of Vladimir Putin, who is rebuilding the country's nuclear reactor in exchange for Orban's political help in ending sanctions. In the meantime, Orban awa

Sport

'NOlimpia' referendum initiative grows in Budapest

The price tag of staging a global multi-sport event always divides the citizens of the country or city involved.

The price tag of staging a global multi-sport event always divides the citizens of the country or city involved.

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Hungary's Orban : 'Make Europe great again'

Europe is starting a new era of political thinking, the situation is awfully bad and we need to change it – this is one of the main ideas of Hungarian Prime minister Viktor Orban who delivered a speec

Europe is starting a new era of political thinking, the situation is awfully bad and we need to change it – this is one of the main ideas of Hungarian Prime minister Viktor Orban who delivered a speec

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“My future is in danger if Budapest organises the Olympics"

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 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.

Culture

Marcelo Cake-Baly makes acting debut in 'The Citizen'

Hungarian film “The Citizen” tells of the compelling journey undertaken by an African who yearns to fit into Hungarian society.

Hungarian film “The Citizen” tells of the compelling journey undertaken by an African who yearns to fit into Hungarian society.

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Day of mourning in Hungary for school coach crash victims

The flag flew at half mast over the parliament building in Budapest on Monday, as Hungary observed a day of mourning for the victims of Friday’s school coach…

The flag flew at half mast over the parliament building in Budapest on Monday, as Hungary observed a day of mourning for the victims of Friday’s school coach…

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Families of Hungarian bus crash victims arrive in Italy

Sixteen people, mostly students, were killed when the bus they were travelling in crashed while returning to Budapest from a ski trip in France

Sixteen people, mostly students, were killed when the bus they were travelling in crashed while returning to Budapest from a ski trip in France

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Refugees wait at the border

20 migrants a day are allowed to cross from Serbia into Hungary at Horgos.

20 migrants a day are allowed to cross from Serbia into Hungary at Horgos.

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An icy Danube

Ice floats down the Danube river in the scenic capital of Budapest, Hungary on a sunny Thursday (12 January).

Ice floats down the Danube river in the scenic capital of Budapest, Hungary on a sunny Thursday (12 January).

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Three years probation for Hungarian reporter who tripped migrants

The Hungarian camerawoman who gained notoriety after tripping an immigrant and his child near the Hungary-Serbia border has escaped prison for her actions and been handed a three-year suspended…

The Hungarian camerawoman who gained notoriety after tripping an immigrant and his child near the Hungary-Serbia border has escaped prison for her actions and been handed a three-year suspended…

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Migrants battle cold in Serbia and Hungary

Around 1,500 migrants from Asia and the Middle East found sheltering in abandoned warehouses in Belgrade in order to survive a cold snap which on Monday (January 9) brought night-time temperatures to

Around 1,500 migrants from Asia and the Middle East found sheltering in abandoned warehouses in Belgrade in order to survive a cold snap which on Monday (January 9) brought night-time temperatures to

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Hungary invites people to hang up coats for the homeless

With temperatures plummeting to around minus 10 in Hungary, one enterprising charity firm has introduced an initiative to help the homeless.

With temperatures plummeting to around minus 10 in Hungary, one enterprising charity firm has introduced an initiative to help the homeless.