Europe’s worst-ever March snowstorm left two dead, thousands trapped in their vehicles for almost a day, 70,000 homes without power and nearly 60 villages blocked from the outside world thanks[…]
The National Bank of Hungary (MNB) is planning to boost the ailing lending activity of financial institutions, the MNB announced on Wednesday.
A state secretary at the Foreign Ministry said on Monday that the government is proposing a parliamentary resolution to thank Poland and Lithuania for speaking up for Hungary amid recent criticism of domestic policy from EU member states.
Austrian Green MEP Ulrike Lunacek has demanded an apology from right-wing television station Echo TV for remarks made by pro-government polemicist Zsolt Bayer.
Actor Balázs Galkó has told news website index.hu that his full-time contract at Budapest repertory theatre Új Színház is being cancelled by its divisive new director.
A reader in Belgium emailed The Budapest Times this week to say he had received a press release in which a firm called Focus Point Capital claims to have been “named one of the Top Workplaces by The Budapest times” (sic).
If pessimism can be measured by friendship or the lack of it, recent survey results show that Hungarians’ legendary gloominess could be on the mend.
Hungary’s first satellite, a one-kilogramme machine made by researchers at Budapest’s Technical University, went up on Monday aboard the European Space Agency’s Vega rocket launched from French Guiana.
The nationalist party Jobbik has filed a criminal complaint against the communist-era interior minister Béla Biszkú in a bid to have him tried under new laws abolishing the statute of limitations on crimes against humanity.
Parliament’s Constitutional Committee proposed on Tuesday that 17 more religious denominations receive church status.