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Diverging interpretations on the short-lived Brussels ban

Friday, April 19th, 2024

Commentators agree in condemning the attempt by a Brussels district mayor to ban the National Conservatism conference but not on the context. READ MORE

Attempt to shut down National Conservativism conference in Brussels fails

Thursday, April 18th, 2024

Pro-government commentators liken the attempt to ban the conference, at which PM Orbán was due to speak, to 20th century communist practices. READ MORE

Conservative figure warns against confrontation

Wednesday, June 7th, 2023

A former diplomat suggests that Hungary should play a more positive role in international relations. READ MORE

Brussels accused of duplicity as Macron overrides Parliament

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2023

A conservative sociologist believes Mr Macron’s decision to enact his unpopular pensions reform by skipping a vote in Parliament shows what the European mainstream really means by the rule of law. 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

Budapest sends political representative to Brussels

Friday, December 20th, 2019

While the Brussels representative of the new left-liberal Mayor of Budapest hopes that the capital can get direct EU subsidies without having to submit applications through the government, a right-wing columnist calls the idea a bluff. READ MORE

PM Orbán defies Brussels on migration quotas

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

A pro-government commentator predicts a long drawn-out confrontation between Brussels and the V4 alliance around the ‘flow’ of migrants into Europe. READ MORE

A debate over ‘Putinophobia’

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

A conservative blogger accuses the Left of baseless anti-Putin fear mongering. In his response, another conservative commentator thinks that fears over Hungary’s Putinization are legitimate to a certain extent. READ MORE

Former chief spy blames allies for Brussels terror

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

A onetime leading intelligence service official condemns western allies who have ridiculed the Belgian secret services after the two terror bombing attacks in Brussels. He claims that Belgian counter-espionage operations have been deliberately weakened at the request of partner services, which are omnipresent in Brussels. READ MORE

First reactions to Brussels attacks

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

As terror strikes in Brussels, Hungarian commentators – from staunchly liberal to stout conservative – seem to agree: this means war. And a long one at that. READ MORE