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Coronavirus: Hungary's government seeks to remove autocratic rule from far-right leader Orban

Return to democratic rule comes amid…

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Hungary closing transit zones for asylum-seekers

People will now have to present…

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Viktor Orban has quashed transgender rights in Hungary. The rest of Europe is next

Sadly, this move in Hungary is…

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'Pushes Hungary back to dark ages': Far-right led parliament bans people from changing gender

Move ‘will deepen an already intolerant…

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Orban is using coronavirus to do what he's always wanted – deny trans people their rights

The pandemic has presented an opportunity…

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EU urged to act as Hungary's far-right government moves to end legal recognition of trans people

Proposed legislation says gender should be…

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Coronavirus: MPs call on UK government to provide greater support for human rights activists amid pandemic

Exclusive: Politicians express concern over authoritarian…

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Europe will be destroyed by Orban's authoritarianism – unless it unites to stop him

Under the pretext of the coronavirus…

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Coronavirus: EU says Trump's 'miracle' malaria drug 'has not been proved' effective

‘The efficacy of hydroxychloroquine in the…

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Coronavirus: Hungary far-right leader handed sweeping new powers to rule by decree

Viktor Orban secures right to bypass…

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Coronavirus: British diplomat, 37, dies after contracting Covid-19 in Hungary

A British diplomat in Hungary has…

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Coronavirus: Hungary to vote on giving far-right leader Orban powers to rule by decree

Human rights groups warn against ‘unlimited…

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Thousands of Hungarians protest against Orban's segregation of Roma children

Analysts say policy is motivated by…

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Rare European cave salamander stayed in the same spot for seven years

Hold still. This creature was recorded…

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Hungary's far-right leader Viktor Orban praises Boris Johnson as 'one of the bravest European politicians'

Intervention comes soon after Johnson aide…

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Boris Johnson government to have 'special relationship' with far-right Hungarian regime, PM's aide says

Critics say comments are evidence of…

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Viktor Orban may have won over right-wing British politicians – but we're not Hungary 2.0 just yet

It is true that the prime…

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Boris Johnson government to have 'special relationship' with far-right Hungarian regime, PM's aide says

Tim Montgomerie said he was impressed…

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Hungary's far-right government pulls out of Eurovision song contest because it is 'too gay'

Commentator describes competition as ‘homosexual flotilla’…

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Scientists may have discovered fifth force of nature, laboratory announces

With appearance of mysterious new particle…

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The West looks down on Eastern Europe – but we need to work together on issues like climate change

Europe has been divided for too…

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'It's an absolutely corrupt system': How EU farm subsidies are abused by oligarchs and populists

Money intended to benefit small farmers…

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Mayor caught 'having orgy' on video is reelected days later

Former Olympian Zsolt Borkai resigned from…

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Hungary: Blow for Orban as liberal opposition wins Budapest mayoral race

Joint opposition candidate Gergely Karácsony wins…

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The charismatic new mayor of Budapest has shown us how to defeat authoritarian populists like Viktor Orban

Karácsony’s outstanding victory shows how local…

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Hungarian opposition party says its meetings in parliament were bugged

Párbeszéd makes criminal complaint to police…

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'The UK dictator': Newspapers across Europe react with fury and fear to Boris Johnson proroguing parliament

Turmoil at home raises trepidation abroad…

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EU takes Hungary's far-right government to court for making it illegal to help asylum seekers

EU says ‘Stop Soros’ law breaches…

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How France is persuading its citizens to get vaccinated amid high levels of scepticism

One in three French people think…

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Hungary's far-right government passes law that lets it take over scientific research bodies

Bill is ‘essentially another nail in…

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Eastern European states block bid for EU climate change 2050 decarbonisation target

25 EU states backed the target…

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Facebook and Instagram mysteriously blocks users in Hungary

Accounts were disabled without warning or…

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Aung San Suu Kyi and Viktor Orban agree 'continuously growing Muslim populations' is one of greatest challenges

Myanmar leader condemns illegal immigration in…

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Budapest boat crash: Three dead and more missing after sightseeing vessel capsizes and sinks

At least three people have been…

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European elections: Nationalists expected to make gains across EU, with mainstream parties hoping to cling to power

Germany, France, Spain and Italy among…

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Photographer shoots incredibly lifelike action scenes using toy cars

Latest series from miniature photography expert…

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Far-right party in Hungary forms uniformed 'self-defence' force in spirit of outlawed vigilante group

Campaigners blast new formation pushing ‘neo-Nazi…

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As an American living in Europe, I know Donald Trump is wrong about Viktor Orban – he's a pariah

The Hungarian premier has executed Trump’s…

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Trump 'would love to have Orban's situation in Hungary', US ambassador says

‘I can tell you, knowing the…

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Henriett Szucs: Police name second woman found dead in Canning Town freezer

‘The way in which they died…

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Trump to host far-right and anti-immigrant Hungarian leader Viktor Orban

Meeting will allow leaders to coordinate…

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UN sounds alarm over Hungary's far-right government starving rejected asylum seekers of food

Asylum seekers deprived of food for…

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Matteo Salvini urges Europeans to vote for nationalist parties to prevent 'caliphate' on continent

Italian deputy prime minister meets with…

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Trump invites far-right Hungarian leader Viktor Orban for talks in Washington

US president will meet anti-immigration populist…

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From the Velvet Revolution to the fall of the Berlin Wall: How 1989 became the year communism collapsed

In Poland it took 10 years;…

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Government adviser claims George Soros is running 'empire' in Hungary, Chinese people are 'robots' and Islamophobia was 'invented by Muslim Brotherhood'

Theresa May urged to sack Sir…

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Hungarians close to far-right leader Orban launch international news agency with 'conservative, right-wing perspective'

Headlines resonate with populism of anti-immigration…

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Brexit: EU will present united front in withdrawal talks, says senior Hungarian minister

Officials in Brussels have accused the…

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Hungary's Viktor Orban faces scrutiny over government corruption as showdown with EU looms

Hungarian prime minister’s party could be…

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'Orban has crossed the red line': EU centre-right group to debate kicking out Hungary's ruling party

Fidesz could be boosted out of…

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Hungary takes 'hundreds of Venezuelan refugees with Hungarian ancestry'

Surprise over move from anti-immigration government…

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Dominic Madar missing: Police searching for British man who vanished while travelling in Europe

Twenty-seven-year-old believed to be without money…

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Budapest travel tips: Where to go and what to see in 48 hours

Split in half by the Danube,…

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48 Hours In: Budapest

A city of two halves: Buda…

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Hungary's far-right government offers income tax breaks to mothers with four children in bid to stem immigration

PM Orban reveals attempt to boost…

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Zsuzsa Kun: Bolshoi-trained Hungarian ballet dancer and teacher

In career, as on stage, she…

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Netanyahu accused of pandering to 'anti-Semitic' leaders after Israel invites European nationalist politicians to summit

Israeli leader’s critics accuse him of…

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Golden jackals moving into western Europe

Species rapidly growing and spreading north…

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Far-right European governments launch plan to take over EU with anti-immigration 'axis'

Orban welcomes Salvini call for Rome–Warsaw…

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In our age of autocracy, leaders are turning democracy into a tool of oppression

Autocracy is making a comeback, seeping…

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The 19 cheapest holiday destinations in Europe

From Majorca to Dubrovnik, the cities…

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Only one country out of 186 backs US in United Nations vote against agreement to support refugees

Only Hungary’s far-right government vote with…

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Hungary protests: MPs opposing far-right leader Viktor Orban ejected from state broadcaster's HQ

Politicians thrown out of TV building…

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Budapest protests: Thousands of Hungarians demonstrate against far-right PM Viktor Orban

New labour law allows employers to…

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Hungary to set up courts overseen directly by government, sparking fears of political inference

Critics argue decision will allow right-wing…

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University founded by George Soros 'forced out of Hungary on dark day for Europe'

The Central European University (CEU) describes…

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Hollywood star meets Hungary prime minister Viktor Orban and gets guided tour of Budapest

‘Way of the Dragon’ star praises…

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Steve Bannon plans to advise Hungary's far-right PM Viktor Orban

‘We will spend a lot of…

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UN removes experts from Hungary after they are 'illegally denied access to migrant camp'

Budapest has accused organisation of spreading…

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Donald Tusk attacks Hungary's far-right prime minister Viktor Orban: 'You are not a Christian democrat'

Pressure mounts for EU centre-right group…

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AI lie detector to question travellers entering EU

System will assess official documents, social…

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Soros university says it is being forced out of Hungary by far-right Orban government, opens campus in Vienna

Central European University says it cannot…

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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban bans gender studies programmes

‘I do not know what the…

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Hungary brings in ban on rough sleeping

Homeless people could face imprisonment under…

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Conservatives are now party of 'far-right ideology and intolerance' says leader of Tory MEPs under David Cameron

Richard Ashworth criticises vote to side…

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Conservatives are now party of 'far-right ideology and intolerance' says leader of Tory MEPs under David Cameron

Richard Ashworth criticises vote to side…

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Soros Foundation sues Hungary over laws making it illegal to help asylum-seekers at European Court of Human Rights

Budapest staunchly asserts it will not…

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Hungarian journalist warns of 'doomsday scenario' as country's largest independent news outlet taken over

‘If there are any changes… we…

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Tory MEPs ordered to distance themselves from Hungary's far-right Viktor Orban after vote controversy

Religious groups accused the party of…

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Tories were only governing conservative party in western Europe to support Hungarian far-right in EU vote

Theresa May’s MEPs isolated amongst conservatives…

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Conservative MEPs to protect Hungary's far-right Orban government from EU sanctions in vote

Labour says decision to shield government…

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The Tories are propping up Hungary's far-right authoritarian government – but it's nothing to do with Brexit, honest

Theresa May’s Tory MEPs are planning…

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Hungarian PM Orban says EU bid to censure his government is plot by liberals and socialists

Hungarian prime minister defends record in…

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The Tories are propping up Hungary's far-right authoritarian government – but it's nothing to do with Brexit, honest

Theresa May’s Tory MEPs are planning…

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Conservative MEPs to protect Hungary's far-right Orban government from EU sanctions in vote

Labour says decision to shield government…

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Conservative MEPs to protect Hungary's far-right Orban government from EU sanctions in vote

Labour says decision to shield government…

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The Tories are propping up Hungary's far-right authoritarian government – but it's nothing to do with Brexit, honest

Theresa May’s Tory MEPs are planning…

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The Tories are propping up Hungary's far-right – but it's nothing to do with Brexit, honest

This vote should remind us what…

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Conservative MEPs to protect Hungary's authoritarian Orban government from EU sanctions in vote

Labour says the decision to shield…

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14 best Eastern European wines

Usually overlooked by connoisseur’s , Eastern…

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Sziget festival 2018 review: A wonderfully unique few days

Featuring seven headliners, ranging from dull…

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Israel's Netanyahu criticised for wooing Hungary's far-right prime minister Orbán

Israeli politicians denounce two-day visit of…

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'Hungary is the worst': Refugees become punching bag under PM Viktor Orban

A proposed law seeks to criminalise…

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Brexit pushes Theresa May into alliance with Hungary's right-wing populists as Tories vote against sanctions

Hungarian foreign minister comes to UK…

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Hungary considers passing law that would make offering food to refugees a criminal offence

Criminal penalties could be imposed on…

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Merkel ally defends authoritarian Hungarian PM who says he has 'ended liberal democracy'

Manfred Weber says critics should not…

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