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7 tourists die in Hungary as boat sinks, South Korea calls for emergency action

Emergency services are attempting to rescue as many people as possible, but the water level is high.

30 May 2019 8:57 AM

UEFA adopts 'fan-first' ticket policy for 2020 European Championship

1 million tickets will be available for 50 euros (USD 55.78) or less over 44 games of 2020's tournament, which runs from June 12-July 12.

20 May 2019 9:23 AM

UEFA Euro Qualifiers: Patkai's maiden goal stuns Croatia as Hungary wins 2-1

The result in a pulsating match threw the group wide open after Wales beat Slovakia 1-0 in Cardiff earlier on Sunday.

25 Mar 2019 12:05 PM

Mallya 'devastated' to lose control of Force India F1 team

Mallya has a 42.5 per cent stake in the Silverstone-based team, with a similar shareholding in the hands of the Indian Sahara Group.

30 Jul 2018 4:00 PM

‘Pakistani Butcher’ arrested in Hungary; accused of 70 contract murders

The 35-year-old Pakistani man was discovered when a group of migrants were caught trying to reach Austria.

26 Oct 2017 11:56 AM


Ferrari agrees multi-year deal to supply Sauber F1 engines

Although Sauber has been using one-year-old Ferrari engines, the team will compete with new engines as from next year.

28 Jul 2017 4:00 PM

Viktor Orban vows to bring power back from Brussels

Hungary’s Prime Minister on Monday vowed that Budapest would still reject the EU’s controversial migrant quota plan despite low turnout in a referendum on the issue invalidating the vote.

04 Oct 2016 5:28 AM

Migrant kicking lensman comes under lens of law

A file photo of the accused, Petra Laszlo, a camerawoman, who has been charged by the Public Prosecutor’s Office of Szeged, Budapest, with breach of peace. (Photo: AFP)

08 Sep 2016 2:30 AM

Lewis Hamilton wins record fifth Hungarian Grand Prix

Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton of Britain sprays champagne on the podium to celebrate his victory in the Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring racetrack in Budapest on Sunday. (Photo: AP)

25 Jul 2016 2:07 AM

Nico Rosberg tops charts

Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg during the second practice session for Sunday’s Hungarian Grand Prix at the Hungaroring racetrack in Budapest on Friday. (Photo: AP)

23 Jul 2016 2:42 AM


Hungary’s leading author dies at 66

Novelist Peter Esterhazy, widely regarded as a leading figure of 20th century Hungarian literature, has died aged 66 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, his publisher said Thursday.

16 Jul 2016 1:59 AM

Uber to suspend operations in Hungary over government legislation

Ride-hailing service Uber will suspend its operations in Hungary due to government legislation that makes it impossible for it to operate, the company said on Wednesday.

14 Jul 2016 2:52 AM

Hungary to vote on migrant quotas

Hungary will hold a referendum on October 2 on whether to accept any future European Union quota system for resettling migrants as Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government steps up its fight against t

06 Jul 2016 12:04 AM

Hungary passes law that could block Uber sites

Hungary passed legislation on Monday which could curb the activities of Uber after months of protests by taxi drivers, following in the footsteps of other countries that have banned some of its ride-h

14 Jun 2016 6:40 AM

Hungary says billionaire Soros ‘stirring trouble’

Budapest on Friday accused Hungarian-born US billionaire philanthropist George Soros of seeking to spark unrest in the country by financing groups critical of the right-wing government’s hardline migr

04 Jun 2016 6:52 AM


Hungarian Nobel literature laureate Imre Kertesz dies

Hungary’s only Nobel Literature Prize winner, Imre Kertesz, died aged 86 early Thursday in Budapest after a long illness, his publisher said.

01 Apr 2016 2:36 AM

Suleiman’s tomb believed to have been found in Hungary

he remains of the tomb of Suleiman the Magnificent, who died in 1566 while his troops were besieging the fortress of Szigetvar in southern Hungary, have “in all likelihood” been found, a Hungarian his

13 Dec 2015 2:47 AM

Flight from Germany to Egypt lands in Budapest due to bomb threat

Threat had been aimed at the airline operator, says police spokeswoman.

07 Dec 2015 6:05 PM

Germany asks EU countries to pay 3bn euros each for Syrian refugees

Germany wants every European Union state to contribute to a 3 billion euro aid kitty for Syrian refugees in Turkey, saying it is a question of “European solidarity”.

03 Dec 2015 5:47 AM

Euro 2016 qualifiers: Hungary secure long-awaited berth

Members of the Hungary team celebrate their victory over Norway in a Euro 2016 play-off at the Grupama Arena in Budapest on Sunday. Hungary won 2-1 and 3-1 on aggregate to qualify for the European championships. — AFP

17 Nov 2015 6:42 AM