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Orban party blames opposition for Hungary primaries debacle after alleged cyber attack
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Orban party blames opposition for Hungary primaries debacle after alleged cyber attack

Sep 19th 2021, 11:25 AM 16,122 Views 28 Comments

Voting in the primary elections to find a candidate to challenge Orban was suspended on Saturday.

Hungary opposition hopes new primary system will help oust Orban
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Hungary opposition hopes new primary system will help oust Orban

Sep 18th 2021, 8:23 AM 11,122 Views 15 Comments

A six party alliance will take on Viktor Orban’s Fidesz Party today.

Budapest Pride: Thousands march for LGBTQ rights amid growing hostility
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Budapest Pride: Thousands march for LGBTQ rights amid growing hostility

Jul 24th 2021, 6:59 PM 21,474 Views 43 Comments

Prime Minister Victor Orban’s critics have accused him of conflating paedophilia with homosexuality.

Hungary plans to hold a referendum over its controversial LGBT law
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Hungary plans to hold a referendum over its controversial LGBT law

Jul 21st 2021, 8:26 PM 18,368 Views 53 Comments

It comes as the government is under fire over findings it used malware to spy on opposition figures.

EU to launch action against Hungary over law discriminating against LGBTQ citizens
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EU to launch action against Hungary over law discriminating against LGBTQ citizens

Jul 14th 2021, 2:20 PM 13,274 Views 116 Comments

Ursula von der Leyen has warned that the EU would use “all powers available” to force Hungary to repeal or modify the law.

Hungarian government writes to Ireland and EU ministers over criticism of anti-LGBT law
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Hungarian government writes to Ireland and EU ministers over criticism of anti-LGBT law

Jul 9th 2021, 4:02 PM 53,524 Views 116 Comments

Leaders from 17 EU countries condemned the Hungarian law last month.

Hungary's Viktor Orban digs in over anti-LGBTQ law as leaders heap pressure at EU summit
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Hungary's Viktor Orban digs in over anti-LGBTQ law as leaders heap pressure at EU summit

Updated Jun 24th 2021, 4:51 PM 40,418 Views 139 Comments

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has said that Hungary should not be in EU because of the new law.

Hungary says Munich plans to light stadium in rainbow colour is 'dangerous'
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Hungary says Munich plans to light stadium in rainbow colour is 'dangerous'

Jun 21st 2021, 11:47 PM 10,700 Views 10 Comments

Viktor Orban’s right-wing Hungarian government last week passed a law banning the ‘promotion’ of homosexuality to minors.

Hungarian prime minister 'agrees' with fans booing Irish footballers taking a knee
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Hungarian prime minister 'agrees' with fans booing Irish footballers taking a knee

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 3:00 PM 47,860 Views 78 Comments

‘If you are a guest in a country, then understand its culture, and don’t provoke the locals or the host.’

Hungarian parliament votes to redefine meaning of 'family' - which bars same-sex couples from adopting
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Hungarian parliament votes to redefine meaning of 'family' - which bars same-sex couples from adopting

Dec 15th 2020, 10:54 PM 29,267 Views 85 Comments

Bans on changing your gender, or teaching third-level gender-studies courses are place in Hungary.

Explainer: What is happening with Hungary's new Covid-19 laws and why are they so controversial?
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Explainer: What is happening with Hungary's new Covid-19 laws and why are they so controversial?

Mar 31st 2020, 2:34 PM 75,672 Views 76 Comments

A contentious bill was passed by the Hungarian parliament last night.

Eastern European leaders back EU expansion to include Balkan states
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Eastern European leaders back EU expansion to include Balkan states

Sep 12th 2019, 9:40 PM 38,189 Views 81 Comments

The states were meeting in Prague.

Hungary to give women with 4 or more children lifelong tax exemption
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Hungary to give women with 4 or more children lifelong tax exemption

Feb 11th 2019, 10:42 AM 41,483 Views 103 Comments

Viktor Orban announced that and other measures during his “state of the nation” address.

Hungarian state broadcaster hit by wave of protests
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Hungarian state broadcaster hit by wave of protests

Dec 17th 2018, 9:30 PM 15,218 Views 52 Comments

Several thousand demonstrators gathered to protest a controversial new labour law.

Hungary's right-wing prime minister claims victory in election
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Hungary's right-wing prime minister claims victory in election

Apr 9th 2018, 7:16 AM 10,575 Views 100 Comments

Viktor Orban has been outspoken on mass immigration.

A fiery anti-immigration and nationalist platform has Hungary's PM cruising for a third term
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A fiery anti-immigration and nationalist platform has Hungary's PM cruising for a third term

Apr 8th 2018, 1:51 PM 10,960 Views 115 Comments

Viktor Orban has long clashed with Brussels over his policies.

Taoiseach criticised for visiting 'undemocratic' Hungarian leader Viktor Orbán
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Taoiseach criticised for visiting 'undemocratic' Hungarian leader Viktor Orbán

Jan 4th 2018, 9:20 AM 12,507 Views 76 Comments

Leo Varadkar will meet Orbán in Budapest later today.

Hungarian Prime Minister says migrant crisis is 'a German problem, not a European one'
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Hungarian Prime Minister says migrant crisis is 'a German problem, not a European one'

Sep 3rd 2015, 10:40 PM 36,402 Views 185 Comments

Meanwhile, a Ukip candidate reportedly tweeted that a young Syrian boy died because his family was “greedy for the good life in Europe”.

Yep, this is definitely the most awkward handshake you'll see today
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Yep, this is definitely the most awkward handshake you'll see today

Feb 10th 2015, 7:43 PM 5,653 Views 1 Comment

Ground. Please swallow us up. All of us.

Hungary: Constitutional changes limit powers of top court and president
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Hungary: Constitutional changes limit powers of top court and president

Mar 11th 2013, 7:01 PM 4,090 Views 4 Comments

The fourth change to the country’s constitution since Viktor Orban took power three years ago will also define family as ‘marriage between man and woman’.

Busy man: Taoiseach in Budapest, Vienna and Berlin today
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Busy man: Taoiseach in Budapest, Vienna and Berlin today

Nov 8th 2012, 7:11 AM 4,694 Views 52 Comments

Enda Kenny meets with two heads of government and picks up his ‘European of the Year’ award today.

We won't 'give in to the IMF,' say Hungarian government ads
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We won't 'give in to the IMF,' say Hungarian government ads

Oct 11th 2012, 1:41 PM 6,419 Views 41 Comments

The Hungarian government has attacked the IMF with a defiant newspaper advertising campaign.

Hungary asks EU to explain legal threats over new constitution
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Hungary asks EU to explain legal threats over new constitution

Jan 12th 2012, 3:58 PM 2,509 Views 1 Comment

While it continues preliminary talks on an EU-IMF bailout, the EU has also threatened legal action over Hungary’s new laws.

Watch: thousands take to the streets to protest against Hungarian government
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Watch: thousands take to the streets to protest against Hungarian government

Jan 3rd 2012, 9:42 AM 1,238 Views 12 Comments

Opposition groups claim that the governing Fidesz party have passed laws which will erode democracy.