Hungary’s Viktor Orban will not attend Euro 2020 game in Munich: report
23 June 2021 | 1:25 pm
Munich, hosting Germany's match against Hungary, wanted to light up the stadium in rainbow colors after Hungarian lawmakers passed new anti-LGBT+ legislation.
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Hungary wants to become a key producer of electric vehicle batteries. Government spending has attracted investments, including a new Chinese gigafactory.
Eleven Israeli athletes and one policeman died in the 1972 Munich Olympics attack. Germany reached a compensation deal with the bereaved families last year.
The 86-year-old pontiff capped his trip to Hungary with a final Mass in Budapest on a sunny spring morning, with thousands having gathered for the blessing. He told people to fight the "closed doors" of nationalism.
The pope reiterated his calls for welcoming migrants after a meeting with nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban. He will also lead an open-air mass outside parliament on Sunday.
The European Conference of Rabbis (CER) has announced plans to move its headquarters from London to Munich. This is seen as confirmation that Jewish life in Germany is taking on a new dimension.
Victims who were sexually abused within the Catholic Church have cycled hundreds of kilometers from the Bavarian capital to Rome together. They had a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican to hand over their message.
Bayern Munich won an 11th consecutive Bundesliga title in dramatic style, but with their lowest points total since 2018-19. Jasmine Baba analyses the weaknesses that almost cost them and must be addressed.
Hungary is scheduled to assume the rotating presidency of the European Union in 2024. However, members of the European Parliament are expressing skepticism about its worthiness for the post.
After years of criticism from inside and outside the club, Bayern Munich have ended their controversial sponsorship deal with Qatar Airways.
Hungarian Prime Minister Victor Orban told state television last week they would not implement it. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has expressed confidence in the plan, saying it presents member countries with several options.
The European Commission will withhold funds from Poland and Hungary as punishment for breaches cited in its annual rule of law report this week.
Bayern Munich have reportedly reached an agreement with Tottenham Hotspur to sign Harry Kane. The Bundesliga side’s offer is said to be worth over £86.4 million (€100 million). Tottenham’s decision to accept the offer now means that Kane must decide if he makes the move or not.
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