The law will allow Hungary's government to pass legislation without parliamentary scrutiny and impose five-year jail terms on those accused of spreading fake news about the virus.
We are asking MEPs to invite us into their homes during self-isolation to see how they continue their parliamentary work far from Brussels.
If enacted the new law potentially allows Viktor Orban's government to bypass Parliament during the COVID-19 state of emergency.
The Orbán government's response to the coronavirus outbreak is not surprising given its track record over the last decade. But now is the time for Hungarians to seize the moment and take matters into their own hands.
Twenty-seven people died in the disaster. One person is still missing.
Budapest is to host its first major European men's football final after UEFA said the 2022 Europa League final would be in the city's Puskás Aréna.
The southern Hungarian city of Mohács has officially welcomed in Spring. As part of the colourful #busójárás festival, creatures donning wooden masks and sheepskin coats march through the city.
The WWF argues cutting down an EU-protected floodplain forest in central Hungary was illegal and has called for statutory penalties.
Hungary's Orban warns about climate crisis, slow EU growth
Budapest's liberal mayor Gergely Karácsony and his counterparts in the region are lobbying Brussels for direct access to money aimed at making the continent climate neutral. It's being seen as a direct snub to their national governments.
Péter Szijjárto says the UN's budget is a "huge risk" to those countries that are most affected by migration, and the money would be better spent on fighting terrorism.
About 200 migrants braved the freezing cold to demand entry into Hungary from a Serbian border crossing on Thursday
The European Court of Human Rights has ordered Hungary for the 28th time this week to provide food to an asylum seeker in the transit zone. Human rights advocates say starvation is part of government tactics to deter migrants.
The decision to uphold the suspension of Hungarian PM Viktor Orban's Fidesz Party from the EPP political group was made behind closed doors yesterday.
71-year-old Béla Varga said the book - which covers the flora and fauna of Hungary - was as big as it can possibly be.
The river border between Serbia and Hungary is a key entry point of entry for people trying to gain access to the EU. Hungary is trying to stop that.
One-third of the Earth's surface is at risk of drying up due to climate change and its effects are becoming visible in unexpected parts of the Mediterranean, Central, and Eastern Europe.
The European Parlament last week requested strong action from the Croatian presidency on rule of law. Here is the reaction from the Croatian presidency.
Hungary is in the headlines again with allegations of large-scale land-grabbing by the ruling elite. Unreported Europe investigates whether leading politicians are handing out precious farmland to friends and family.
The European Parliament has voted on a resolution saying that rule of law in Hungary and Poland is still deteriorating. Which means that the EU is failing to bring these countries to realign with the Union’s core values.
Hungarian farmers have praised the new policy but supermarkets are sceptical.
This move comes under Prime Minister Victor Orban's “family protection action plan".
He said the rules were disproportionate and unjustified.
Viktor Orbán praised Donald Trump and Boris Johnson praising their response to Iran compared to the EU which had been “not clear” on the issue.
Germany made 7.95bn euros in arms sales in 2019.
Across Europe, rules on who can access fertility treatment and how much it costs vary widely.