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The bloody story of Slovakia's Hungarian mafia

Stooges buried in the countryside, severed heads put on display in the middle of a city - our interview with author Dávid Barak on how two rival Hungarian gangs ruled southern Slovakia.
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The Witcher is chock-full of Hungarian locations, here is where you can find them

The adventures of Geralt of Rivia take viewers to a number of unexpected places, and an awful lot of them are in Hungary.
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Orbán: Compensating Romas for school segregation is "unjust" for the rest of the community

Romas of a small north Hungarian town are to recieve compensation for suffering school segregation, the Prime Minister says the decision is unjust.
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Will Brexit reignite tensions in Northern Ireland?

Our report from Northern Ireland where with Brexit looming on the horizon, questions around the border have upset the fragile peace achieved in 1998.
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Internal criticism resurfaces in Fidesz

After missing in action for at least a decade, critical voices reemerge in Fidesz as the Hungarian governing party is trying to piece together what went wrong in the 2019 municipal elections.
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Budapest climate emergency is a political manoeuvre, says Hungarian President János Áder

Mayor of Budapest says there are issues with the intelligence the President receives.
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The decade of illiberalism - the 2010s in Hungary

The 2010s were an eventful decade for Hungary, and we gathered the ten developments with the most significant impact.
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The National Judicial Office has a new President

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Top media authority of Hungary in Fidesz's hands for nine more years

All newly elected members of the Hungarian Media Council were nominated by Fidesz.
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Fidesz restricts opposition's options in Parliament

New rules on parliamentary groups set significant limits to opposition tactics.
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200-page omnibus bill sneakily restricts judicial independence in Hungary

Earlier, the Council of Europe's Human Rights Commissioner warned that the amendment could jeopardise fair trial guarantees and judicial independence.
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Probably the biggest tube you have ever seen

We took a look at the 146-ton monster that is being transported across Hungary.
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Hungarian Competition Authority slaps Facebook with €3.6 million fine for "Free, and always will be" tagline

The tagline mislead consumers into believing the service was free while they actually paid with their data.
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Fidesz MEP issues apology after claiming Spain holds "political prisoners"

József Szájer mentioned political prisoners in Spain as an example for the double standards on rule of law that are employed against Hungary.
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NGO launches campaign for the fairness of the 2022 general elections in Hungary

The group called "Unhack Democracy" reported a number of anomalies from the 2018 general election campaign based on ballot counters' testimonies.
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Fidesz to maintain hegemony over Media Council for nine more years

The ad-hoc parliamentary committee rejected all candidates of opposition parties, who call the move a "mockery of democracy."
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Hungarian President nominates new head of judicial administration

Tünde Handó's proposed replacement is a relative unknown, the Hungarian Parliament is likely to vote on him before the end of the year.
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Fidesz refuses to support EP resolution to end violence against women

The European Parliament called member states to ratify the Istanbul Convention, Hungary is one of the seven EU countries that are yet to do that.
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Spat over communist past of Hungarian Justice Minister's father

Judit Varga got reminded of her father's background in communist secret services after attacking opposition MEP Klára Dobrev.
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Hungarian scientists discover fifth fundamental force of nature

Atomki's repeated experiment confirms the discovery of what seems to be a new boson, the Hungarian scientists may very well be on their way to a Nobel Prize.
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