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EP election campaign enters home stretch

Monday, May 20th, 2019

A liberal weekly and the weekend edition of the main dailies assess what is at stake at next week’s European Parliamentary election. READ MORE

DK seen as the winner of the opposition contest

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019

A pro-government analyst predicts that the EP election will help the Democratic Coalition to become the leading force of of the opposition, although not a match for Fidesz. READ MORE

Opposing views on the challenges facing the EU

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

A pro-government activist accuses the Left and liberals of selling out Europe to migrants and global capitalists. A left-wing pundit, on the other hand, thinks that migration is not among the top challenges facing Europe. READ MORE

PM Orbán to meet President Trump, after receiving Mr Salvini

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

A pro-government columnist claims that Hungary has become an important diplomatic actor, citing the news that Viktor Orbán will be received by US President Trump later in May, as well as Italian League leader and deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini’s visit on Thursday to Budapest. A left-wing commentator downplays the importance of President Trump’s invitation. READ MORE

Hungary’s 15 years in the EU

Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

In articles recalling Hungary’s accession, columnists from Left and Right draw up a balance sheet of the country’s 15 years in the European Union. READ MORE

Gyurcsány accuses Orbán of threatening peace

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

A pro-government commentator criticises the Democratic Coalition for accusing PM Orbán of undermining peace in Europe. A left-wing columnist calls for more EU-integration. READ MORE

PM’s competitiveness plans

Friday, March 1st, 2019

A pro-government columnist welcomes PM Orbán’s plan to make Hungary one of the five most competitive countries in Europe. READ MORE

Fears over 2020 EU funding cuts

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

The leading online economic daily comments on the draft EU budget plans, and suspects that the EU will use carrots to lure Hungary into the Eurozone. A pro-government commentator thinks that the core EU states do not respect the sovereignty of other members at all. READ MORE

Angela Merkel meets V4 leaders

Saturday, February 9th, 2019

Pro-government columnists commenting on the Bratislava summit disagree on whether German Chancellor Merkel has joined the Visegrád leaders in their stance against mass migration to Europe. READ MORE

Hungary threatens to block EU-Arab League deal

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

As Hungary blocks the proposed agreement between the EU and the Arab League, a pro-government columnist accuses the EU of trying to force the UN Migration Pact on Hungary. READ MORE