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UK ambassador bids farewell

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020

Winding up his four-year term in Budapest, the ambassador of the United Kingdom praises Hungary as the single most friendly Union member country toward Britain over the past four Brexit years. READ MORE

UK leaves EU

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020

A commentator in the leading pro-government daily admires the UK for leaving the EU and restoring its national sovereignty. READ MORE

PM Orbán accused of planning Hunxit

Thursday, December 19th, 2019

A left-wing pundit suggests that the Prime Minister intends to follow Britain’s example and withdraw from the European Union. READ MORE

Landslide Tory victory in UK election

Monday, December 16th, 2019

A left-wing commentator attributes the Tories’ sweeping victory in the UK election to the Labour Party’s radical and demagogic messages. A pro-government columnist calls on the EU to open up to Russia. READ MORE

A left-wing view on the Brexit impasse

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

A leading left-liberal columnist accuses British lawmakers of impotence, but acknowledges that their conundrum is a tough one. READ MORE

A pro-government view on Brexit

Friday, January 18th, 2019

A conservative analyst regrets that with Brexit, Hungary is losing an ally in debates within the European Union. She also finds it worrying that Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union will apparently take place in chaotic conditions. READ MORE

Hard Brexit seen as the most likely option

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Rather than analysing the repercussions of a hard Brexit on Hungary, the first comments on the rejection by Westminster of the Brexit deal between the British Government and the EU-27 try to make sense of what has happened and what might happen next. READ MORE

Brexit interpretations

Monday, November 19th, 2018

As the draft agreement on Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union meets fierce resistance among Tory MPs, one commentator laments the negative consequences of Brexit, while another urges the EU to learn its lesson and reform itself. READ MORE

Netanyahu concludes three day visit to Budapest

Friday, July 21st, 2017

A liberal analyst believes that the Israeli Prime Minister came to Hungary to seek new allies within the European Union, while a conservative commentator hopes that his visit will help eradicate the remaining traces of anti-Semitism among Hungarian right-wingers. READ MORE

Macron’s presidency seen as an urban victory 

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

After Trump’s victory in the United States and the Brexit vote last year, a well-known Hungarian-American analyst interprets the outcome of the French presidential election as a cause for celebration for progressive forces. READ MORE