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György Konrád dies at 86

Monday, September 16th, 2019

The pro-government Mayor of Budapest praises the deceased liberal writer, while left-liberal authors describe him as a free thinker who never compromised with oppressive regimes. READ MORE

Hungary to host 2027 aquatics world championship

Wednesday, July 24th, 2019
A pro-government and a left-wing commentator offer diametrically opposed interpretations of FINA’s decision to accept Hungary’s candidacy to host the 2027 aquatics World Championship in Budapest.

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Salvini and Strache in Budapest

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

In their remarks on visits by two right-wing leaders, commentators discuss whether Hungary is marginalising itself from the mainstream or  is working on the renewal of Christian Democracy. READ MORE

Opposition row in Budapest

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

As recriminations erupt among opposition parties in the capital, instead of the hoped for full electoral agreement, left-wing outlets lambast Jobbik and the LMP, while a pro-government commentator rejoices over the incompetence of the opposition. READ MORE

The DK sends Klára Dobrev to the European Parliament

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

As Ferenc Gyurcsány’s Democratic Coalition (DK) nominates Mr Gyurcsány’s wife as its top candidate for the EP elections, a pro-government commentator points out that her grandfather was a leading figure of the Communist regime, while her party’s spokesman takes up her defence. READ MORE

PM Orbán praises Gruevski

Monday, November 26th, 2018

As the Prime Minister explains that his former Macedonian counterpart deserves ‘decent treatment’ from Hungary, opinions continue to sharply differ on the decision to grant him political asylum. READ MORE