"I am happy to see that authorities are taking appropriate actions to prevent violent crimes against innocent women."
"I don't expect sexual freedom to be a thing anytime soon. Especially not for women"
"When the ‘attack’ starts, we stay at home."
"I have no more neighbours. Most of the markets and traditional shops in Venice have closed."
"We attribute many things to tourism, but the truth is that incivility exists both among residents and foreigners."
"It is definitely a great business model - but what kind of student can afford this?"
"I strongly recommend that he use this sensitive position as a tool for gaining divine satisfaction and as a provision for the time he meets with God"
Iranian supreme leader
Thousands of pro-EU protesters warn Hungary's government not to abandon European liberal values in a May Day rally in Budapest
Brussels had threatened legal action over the law branded an attack on academic freedom.
By Dorit Geva, associate professor at Central European University.
The Central European University (CEU), the small university where I teach, has
The Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly has called on Hungary to suspend a debate in the country’s parliament of bills which tighten rules on non-governmental organisations and foreign…
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the day’s top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
A group of demonstrators have held a protest outside the European Parliament as Hungarian PM Viktor Orban answered criticism from MEPs.
The European Commission on Wednesday opened a legal case against Hungary over a new higher education law that threatens to shut down a George Soros-backed university in…
This is the Brief from Brussels, a roundup of the top stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
A demonstration with a difference was held in Budapest on Saturday.
Thousands rallied in Budapest to denounce a right-wing government they accuse of trying to silence criticism.
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…
A further, albeit smaller, protest was held in Budapest on Monday night after Hungary’s president signed a controversial law which critics say targets foreign…
An estimated 70,000 Hungarians turned out on Sunday calling for free education and demanding that the government withdraws legislation which could force out one of the country’s top international…
This is the Brief from Brussels, a round-up of the daily news stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
The Hungarian government has moved to close down the George Soros-funded Central European University in Budapest, triggering a wave of protests and claims academic freedom is under threat.
There is criticism from the European Commission’s president over controversial moves by Hungary’s prime minister to crackdown on foreign universities.
Against a backdrop of protests Hungary’s parliament has passed a new law which critics say targets a university founded by billionaire George Soros.
An estimated 20,000 Hungarians have taken part in rallies in central Budapest, upholding the traditional way to commemorate their 1848 revolution against the…
Hungary’s hardline new asylum law has sent shockwaves through the European Parliament, with some MEPs calling for a plenary session to address it.