For fear of sounding politically incorrect, many are reluctant to ask even the most basic questions about rule of law and its protection in the EU. So to help out, here are a few facts about the rule of law that you always wanted to know but never dared ask.
Judit Varga dismissed concerns about press freedom in Hungary, claiming that 80 percent of Hungarian media was critical — a comment that drew laughter.
Gergely Karacsony is the new mayor of Budapest beating the Fidesz-backed incumbent in recent elections
The two leaders, who share a common disdain for western liberal values, have maintained and enhanced their special relationship over the years, even as the EU implemented sanctions against Moscow over Russia's annexation of Crimea.
The Hungarian Prime minister Viktor Orbán was interrupted in parliament on Monday by an opposition MP denouncing Orban's "lies" and Hungary's "corruption".
Hungarians are voting in local elections which may challenge the dominance of Prime Minister Viktor Orban's dominant right-wing Fidesz party.
Five opposition parties have joined forces to support a single, common candidate in Sunday's municipal election in Budapest: 44-year-old socialist Gergely Karacsony.
Both nation's choices were rejected by MEPs.
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Advertisements by Coca-Cola that promote gay acceptance have prompted a boycott call from a senior member of the Hungary’s right-wing ruling party.
Katalin Cseh, a newly-elected Hungarian MEP, is coming to Brussels with progressive ideas. She said she's going against Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's use of "scare tactics."
"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.
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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.