For years, Brussels has been at loggerheads with the Hungarian government over a host of issues – migrants, the rights of minorities, media freedoms, the independence of the justice system and, most recently, over Russia and Ukraine. Long-standing tensions are coming to a head as Hungary delays a proposed EU aid package to Ukraine, while the EU holds up billions of euros in funding to Hungary over rule-of-law concerns.
27 Apr 2022
Poland and Hungary have shared a tilt towards the nationalist right, bound also by a mutual distrust of the EU. But their relations with Russia are anything but alike.
25 Jun 2021
We take a look at a row between Russia and the UK in Crimea, the changing role of EU ambassadors and Britney Spears' testimony. We also discuss how French football fans found themselves in the wrong city on Wednesday, but how they'll get to see their team play anyway thanks to France winning the top spot in group F. FOOTBALL
13 Jun 2021
Thousands took to the streets in opposition to the expensive project as soaring debt to China and Prime Minister Viktor Orban's overly friendly attitude toward Beijing anger many.
31 Oct 2020
People have been venting their anger at Viktor Orban's decision to undermine academic freedom. The march took place intentionally on October 23 to coincide with the anniversary of Hungary's anti-Soviet uprising in 1956.
1 Dec 2019
The boat accident in May in Budapest killed 27 people, mostly South Korean tourists.
2 Dec 2018
Join Alondra de la Parra on her musical travels around the world. In Paris she hangs out with Ensemble Recoveco of Colombia and Venezuela, and in Budapest she meets Hungarian violinist Barnabás Kelemen.