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#Hungary

# hungary - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Eastern European countries impose new coronavirus restrictions
# Hungary
# Hungary

Eastern European countries impose new coronavirus restrictions

Jul 12th 2020, 3:45 PM 40,731 Views 35 Comments

The mandatory use of face masks and travel bans or quarantines are among the measures being introduced.

# hungary - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic broke EU law by refusing refugees, European Court of Justice rules
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic broke EU law by refusing refugees, European Court of Justice rules

Apr 2nd 2020, 2:08 PM 19,222 Views 84 Comments

They ‘failed to fulfil their obligations under European Union law,’ the ECJ held.

# hungary - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 31st 2020, 2:34 PM 75,696 Views 76 Comments

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

# hungary - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Cruise ship captain ‘not concentrating before fatal Danube River crash’
# Danube River
# Danube River

Cruise ship captain ‘not concentrating before fatal Danube River crash’

Mar 11th 2020, 7:54 PM 35,803 Views 2 Comments

Twenty-seven people, mostly tourists from South Korea, died in the May 2019 collision on the Danube River.

# hungary - Friday 20 December, 2019

Man arrested at Dublin Airport on foot of European Arrest Warrant
# Arrested
# Arrested

Man arrested at Dublin Airport on foot of European Arrest Warrant

Dec 20th 2019, 9:20 PM 47,157 Views 0 Comments

He will appear before Limerick Circuit Court on Monday morning.

# hungary - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Bodies recovered as Budapest tour boat is lifted from Danube
# Boat Disaster
# Boat Disaster

Bodies recovered as Budapest tour boat is lifted from Danube

Jun 11th 2019, 8:12 AM 14,924 Views 6 Comments

The accident has claimed at least 20 lives with eight people still missing.

# hungary - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Death toll in Budapest boat tragedy rises to 17 as it emerges captain was already under investigation
# Hungary
# Hungary

Death toll in Budapest boat tragedy rises to 17 as it emerges captain was already under investigation

Jun 6th 2019, 10:51 PM 33,929 Views 1 Comment

11 people are still missing from the Mermaid sightseeing vessel which sank last week.

# hungary - Friday 31 May, 2019

'We won't give up hope': Families of Budapest boat tragedy victims visit scene
# Hungary
# Hungary

'We won't give up hope': Families of Budapest boat tragedy victims visit scene

Updated May 31st 2019, 8:06 PM 23,874 Views 5 Comments

Hopes of finding survivors from one of Hungary’s worst boat disasters are fading, as 21 people are still missing.

# hungary - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Six-year-old girl among the 21 missing after tourist boat capsizes in Danube
# Budapest
# Budapest

Six-year-old girl among the 21 missing after tourist boat capsizes in Danube

Updated May 30th 2019, 8:10 PM 43,489 Views 7 Comments

The accident happened after a collision with a larger river cruise boat.

# hungary - Monday 27 May, 2019

Highest turnout in 20 years across EU as populist right and Greens make gains on establishment parties
# Ep2019
# Ep2019

Highest turnout in 20 years across EU as populist right and Greens make gains on establishment parties

Updated May 27th 2019, 7:24 AM 21,325 Views 48 Comments

Turnout was up to around 51% across the continent.

# hungary - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Spain and Italy secure quarter-final spots as Germany crash out of contention
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Spain and Italy secure quarter-final spots as Germany crash out of contention

May 7th 2019, 11:05 PM 5,502 Views 0 Comments

Hungary also scored a victory to ensure that they will progress in the European U17 Championships.

# hungary - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Spain turn on the style in Bray, Hungary shock Portugal and Italy win in U17 Euro openers
# All The Action
From The42
# All The Action

Spain turn on the style in Bray, Hungary shock Portugal and Italy win in U17 Euro openers

May 4th 2019, 9:35 PM 4,990 Views 0 Comments

Iceland also came out on top this afternoon.

# hungary - Monday 11 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 11th 2019, 10:42 AM 41,504 Views 103 Comments

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

# hungary - Monday 17 December, 2018

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

Hungarian state broadcaster hit by wave of protests

Dec 17th 2018, 9:30 PM 15,226 Views 52 Comments

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

# hungary - Friday 23 November, 2018

Opinion: Children in cages is the new normal in Hungary
# Migrants
# Migrants

Opinion: Children in cages is the new normal in Hungary

Nov 23rd 2018, 7:00 AM 23,922 Views 75 Comments

EU leaders must end the practice of imprisoning unaccompanied minors in Hungary and throughout Europe, writes Sinn Fein senator Paul Gavan.

# hungary - Monday 15 October, 2018

Rough sleeping banned in Hungary as new homelessness law comes into force
# Banned
# Banned

Rough sleeping banned in Hungary as new homelessness law comes into force

Oct 15th 2018, 1:56 PM 47,803 Views 81 Comments

A constitutional amendment approved by the parliament in June banned “habitual residence in a public space”.

# hungary - Sunday 8 July, 2018

'A dream come true for her' - Sonia O'Sullivan thrilled with daughter Sophie's European silver medal
# Like Mother Like Daughter
From The42
# Like Mother Like Daughter

'A dream come true for her' - Sonia O'Sullivan thrilled with daughter Sophie's European silver medal

Jul 8th 2018, 3:12 PM 89,186 Views 29 Comments

16-year-old Sophie O’Sullivan won silver in the 800m final at the U18s European Championships in Hungary.

# hungary - Saturday 7 July, 2018

15-year-old Rhasidat Adeleke storms to 200m gold for Ireland at European Championships
# Gold
From The42
# Gold

15-year-old Rhasidat Adeleke storms to 200m gold for Ireland at European Championships

Jul 7th 2018, 7:32 PM 68,321 Views 62 Comments

The Dublin teenager stormed to victory in the 200m final on Saturday evening in Hungary.

# hungary - Monday 9 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 9th 2018, 7:16 AM 10,588 Views 100 Comments

Viktor Orban has been outspoken on mass immigration.

# hungary - Sunday 8 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 8th 2018, 1:51 PM 10,970 Views 126 Comments

Viktor Orban has long clashed with Brussels over his policies.

# hungary - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Taoiseach criticised for visiting 'undemocratic' Hungarian leader Viktor Orbán
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

Taoiseach criticised for visiting 'undemocratic' Hungarian leader Viktor Orbán

Jan 4th 2018, 9:20 AM 12,544 Views 76 Comments

Leo Varadkar will meet Orbán in Budapest later today.

# hungary - Sunday 24 December, 2017

'I often have to clean vomit off my car': Budapest locals are getting tired of the booming tourism sector
# Party Quarter
# Party Quarter

'I often have to clean vomit off my car': Budapest locals are getting tired of the booming tourism sector

Dec 24th 2017, 8:15 PM 22,471 Views 25 Comments

Annual arrivals have almost doubled since 2009 to 3.5 million last year.

# hungary - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

EU takes legal action against Hungary, Poland, and Czechs for refusing to take refugees
# Brussels Frustration
# Brussels Frustration

EU takes legal action against Hungary, Poland, and Czechs for refusing to take refugees

Jun 13th 2017, 7:03 PM 20,251 Views 158 Comments

Around 160,000 migrants in Italy and Greece are to be relocated to other EU states, but that has proven to be a slow process.

# hungary - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

This lad from Derry expertly serenaded the people of Budapest with a blast of Horse Outside
# F**k Yer Honda Civic
From The Daily Edge
# F**k Yer Honda Civic

This lad from Derry expertly serenaded the people of Budapest with a blast of Horse Outside

Nov 22nd 2016, 7:43 PM 8,390 Views 0 Comments

While wearing a horse mask for maximum effect, of course.

# hungary - Monday 3 October, 2016

99.8% of Hungarian voters have rejected EU migrant quotas in 'invalid' referendum
# Brussels Or Budapest
# Brussels Or Budapest

99.8% of Hungarian voters have rejected EU migrant quotas in 'invalid' referendum

Oct 3rd 2016, 7:46 AM 17,525 Views 129 Comments

While almost all who voted backed the Government, turnout was short of the 50% threshold.

# hungary - Sunday 2 October, 2016

Hungary expected to reject refugee resettlement as PM accused of mobilising 'fear and hatred'
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Hungary expected to reject refugee resettlement as PM accused of mobilising 'fear and hatred'

Oct 2nd 2016, 8:39 AM 11,327 Views 68 Comments

Voters are being asked to approve the EU’s plan to deal with the migrant crisis.

# hungary - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

As it happened: Hungary v Portugal, Iceland v Austria - Euro 2016 From The42
Live Jun 22nd 2016, 3:45 PM

As it happened: Hungary v Portugal, Iceland v Austria - Euro 2016

# hungary - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Schweinsteiger returns from 3-month lay-off as Germany bounce back from Slovakia defeat
# Bastian's Back Alright!
From The42
# Bastian's Back Alright!

Schweinsteiger returns from 3-month lay-off as Germany bounce back from Slovakia defeat

Jun 4th 2016, 8:50 PM 5,896 Views 6 Comments

The Manchester United midfielder has been out with a knee injury.

# hungary - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

The thirst for Hungary's Eurovision entry was out of control
# Freddie
From The Daily Edge
# Freddie

The thirst for Hungary's Eurovision entry was out of control

May 10th 2016, 9:20 PM 9,833 Views 4 Comments

Freddie for life.

# hungary - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Here are the 19 cheapest holiday destinations on Earth
# On A Budget
# On A Budget

Here are the 19 cheapest holiday destinations on Earth

Apr 16th 2016, 5:00 PM 66,428 Views 46 Comments

Thinking about your summer holidays?

# hungary - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Auschwitz survivor makes successful dance show debut at the age of 90
# Inspirational
# Inspirational

Auschwitz survivor makes successful dance show debut at the age of 90

Jan 30th 2016, 10:45 AM 9,266 Views 6 Comments

Holocaust survivor Eva Fahidi is currently starring in a sold-out duet in Budapest.

# hungary - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Euro 2016 draw: We rank Ireland's potential opponents in Pot 3
# In The Hat
From The42
# In The Hat

Euro 2016 draw: We rank Ireland's potential opponents in Pot 3

Dec 9th 2015, 4:33 PM 10,740 Views 12 Comments

The groups for the tournament will be confirmed on Saturday so we take a closer look at who Martin O’Neill’s side could be pitted against.

# hungary - Monday 7 December, 2015

Santa caught in tax sting by inspectors posing as parents
# Hungary
# Hungary

Santa caught in tax sting by inspectors posing as parents

Dec 7th 2015, 7:30 PM 21,577 Views 27 Comments

“I only do this once a year, so I didn’t think there would be any problem.”

# hungary - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

Man arrested as 'jihadi bomb-maker' is actually WW2 hobbyist who lives with his mother
# Hungary
# Hungary

Man arrested as 'jihadi bomb-maker' is actually WW2 hobbyist who lives with his mother

Nov 25th 2015, 11:30 PM 17,476 Views 12 Comments

STAND DOWN, everyone.

# hungary - Sunday 15 November, 2015

Hungary have qualified for a major championship for the first time in 30 years
# Road Trip
From The42
# Road Trip

Hungary have qualified for a major championship for the first time in 30 years

Nov 15th 2015, 9:59 PM 9,553 Views 19 Comments

Former Watford and Ipswich striker Tamas Priskin scored a vital goal for the Magyars this evening.

# hungary - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Grief-stricken Hungary beat Norway to edge one step closer to Euro 2016
# Nearly There
From The42
# Nearly There

Grief-stricken Hungary beat Norway to edge one step closer to Euro 2016

Nov 12th 2015, 10:07 PM 8,516 Views 11 Comments

The Hungarians wore black armbands to mark the death of former player Marton Fulop.

# hungary - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Overcoming opposition, EU approves plan to relocate 120,000 migrants
# Refugees
# Refugees

Overcoming opposition, EU approves plan to relocate 120,000 migrants

Sep 22nd 2015, 6:30 PM 21,699 Views 275 Comments

Ban Ki-Moon appealed to leaders across the 28-nation bloc, urging them to “show leadership and compassion”.

# hungary - Monday 21 September, 2015

'They're overrunning us' - Hungary PM as army gets sweeping anti-migrant powers
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

'They're overrunning us' - Hungary PM as army gets sweeping anti-migrant powers

Sep 21st 2015, 10:55 PM 25,777 Views 311 Comments

The Hungarian army will be able to participate in border control and use non-lethal force under the new legislation.

Three 20-something entrepreneurs just launched an Airbnb for refugees
# Refugees
# Refugees

Three 20-something entrepreneurs just launched an Airbnb for refugees

Sep 21st 2015, 9:15 PM 16,351 Views 24 Comments

The website operates pretty much like Airbnb. People, called “heroes”, offer up spare rooms in their homes for refugees to temporarily stay in.

# hungary - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Photos: Migrants treated for suffocation and broken bones after police crackdown
# Refugees
# Refugees

Photos: Migrants treated for suffocation and broken bones after police crackdown

Sep 19th 2015, 9:45 AM 13,424 Views 241 Comments

There has been widespread condemnation of Hungary in the wake of the police actions, and the introduction of tough new laws.