"Fidesz is doing a good job in Hungary and they have a good economic development there. On the other hand..."
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán together with his wife, lay down white roses on the tomb. The Late Prime Minister Imre Nagy was a communist reformer but he was arrested and hanged on the 16 June in 1958 for his involvement during the revoultion in 1956.
Scientists in Hungary say a 200-year-old institution is under threat. The Academy of Sciences is a prestigious centre of research in the country, but academics are accusing Prime Minister Viktor Orban of attempting to interfere with the autonomy of the institution by changing its remit.
The flouting of European values that led to the Fidesz’s suspension from the European People’s Party in March has not changed.
What has changed is that the outcome of the elections has made Fidesz realize that it needs to stay in the EPP.
The news marks a major U-turn for the Hungarian prime minister, who has long been at odds with the centre-right spitzenkandidat.
The prospects of a populist, Far Right takeover in the European Parliament have been overhyped in the media. They are going to remain internally divided. They are going to remain in the minority and they are going to be increasingly marginalised.
"So even though experts expected more concrete announcements from the meetings, this meeting with President Trump is something that may become very, very useful for Viktor Orban in the campaign of the upcoming European Parliament elections."
"You're respected all over Europe. Probably like me a little bit controversial, but that's okay," Trump told Orban.
"There is not an east-west divide [in Europe]. There is a divide in the brain of the Orbans of this world. Of Dragnea in Romania.”
European Parliament elections are right around the corner, and this visit will only elevate the illiberal forces that Orban and his party represent.
Our correspondents Damon Embling and Gabor Tanacs reach the farmland on the border between Hungary and Serbia which was one of the main routes during the migrant crisis in 2015.
Hungarian TV claims socialist MEP Istvan Ujhelyi vowed to break down the anti-migrant fence on the country's southern border, but he denies it.
Watch the full episode of Tuesday night's Raw Politics.
Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini took a helicopter from Budapest during his visit to Hungary on Thursday (May 2) to visit Prime Minister Viktor Orban at the fence on the country's southern border with Serbia.
Fifteen years ago today, Hungary joined the European Union.
But the anniversary of its accession has coincided with strong allegations of misuse of EU funds in the country and the current government is very hostile to Brussels.
The death of liberal democracy has been announced prematurely. But without efforts to counter populism and pessimism, it could become a self-fulfilling prophecy.
EU Commission investigates former company of Hungary's right-wing PM's son-in-law for price-fixing allegations
A belated round-up for this month's best View articles which have been driving debate across Europe over the last few weeks.
Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, has said his government could resume its media attacks on European Union institutions.
Watch Wednesday night's full episode of your call in which our panel discuss the state of democracy in the UK and the suspension of Viktor Orban's Fidesz party.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said he voluntarily agreed to pause Fidesz' party participation from the EPP.
Hungary's Orban has apologised to Belgian MP Wouter Beke in a bid to stay in the EPP.
The billboards were covered on the road from Budapest's airport to the city centre but left bare in the other direction.
Crisis meeting to avoid further escalation with Hungary's ruling Fidesz party
"Obviously if we have to start something new, then the first place where we'll start negotiations will be Poland," Orban said on Friday.
The enfant terrible of the EPP, Viktor Orbán has consistently crossed red lines set out by the Europarty. In order to salvage what remains of its credibility and stick up for the EU's core values, the EPP must cut ties with the Hungarian autocrat before it is too late.