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  • new900 pages of fame

    900 pages of fame

    All biographers should have it so "easy": Andy Warhol was a lifelong hoarder and collected items obsessively until full shopping bags took up entire rooms of his New York townhouse. Art critic Blake Gopnik had access to this mountain of engagement di…
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Mar 20, 3:33am -
  • Music, sport join to battle coronavirus

    Music, sport join to battle coronavirus

    Football-starved fans kept home due to COVID-19 will welcome LaLigaSantander Fest, the first global charity festival that seeks to raise funds to buy medical supplies necessary to combat the worldwide pandemic, and which will be channelled according…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Mar 20, 3:49am -
  • Debauchery 'too wonderful to deny'

    Debauchery 'too wonderful to deny'

    The opening sequence alone was too much for many in the audience. A Rolls-Royce drives through bucolic English countryside, intercut with flashes of writhing naked bodies indulging in the roughest of sex. There were cries of horror as the film contin…
    - 7 days ago, 24 Mar 20, 2:32am -
  • Get your green on

    Get your green on

    St Patrick's Day 2020 falls on a Tuesday. In countries where it's a national holiday, such as Ireland, Northern Ireland, the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the British Overseas Territory of Montserrat, Tuesday parades will be in…
    - 11 days ago, 19 Mar 20, 6:12am -
  • Aiming for the stars

    Aiming for the stars

    A galaxy of international entertainers is booked in for Budapest as 2020 unfolds. Carlos Santana, John Cleese, the Pixies, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Kiss, Pearl Jam, Russell Howard, Damon Albarn, Harry Styles, Celine Dion, Judas Priest, Aerosmith…
    - 11 days ago, 19 Mar 20, 3:53am -
  • Digging among the isotopes and radionuclides

    Digging among the isotopes and radionuclides

    Even to unscientific minds, the numbers just don't add up: the worst disaster in nuclear history, official death toll 54. For historian Kate Brown, the low number of Chernobyl fatalities stretches credibility to the limit. She has looked beyond this…
    - 12 days ago, 19 Mar 20, 3:03am -
  • Every picture tells its story

    Every picture tells its story

    The Budapest Photo Festival, running now at Műcsarnok until April 20, is an annual city-wide exhibition series that represents the contemporary and classical values of photography by the presence of the Hungarian and international art scene. The aim…
    - 12 days ago, 18 Mar 20, 10:14am -
  • Farewell to the family

    Farewell to the family

    Clannad derives from the word clan meaning "family" in Gaelic, and the three siblings and two uncles who formed the band in 1970 are on their farewell tour of Europe, with a date at Budapest's Akvárium Club on April 29.
    - 12 days ago, 18 Mar 20, 8:19am -
  • Better late Lara than never

    Better late Lara than never

    Lara Fabian's shows originally planned for Eastern Europe last November but postponed due to other commitments have been rescheduled, with the Budapest Arena date on May 28.
    - 12 days ago, 18 Mar 20, 7:11am -
  • Have storm, will travel

    Have storm, will travel

    When Gyula Bondor says that his hobby is hunting, he does not mean shooting rabbits, deer and other wild animals. What he is shooting are photos and the hunt is chasing after one-of-a-kind moments of unusual weather phenomena, for Bondor is a so-call…
    - 12 days ago, 18 Mar 20, 6:38am -
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The Guardian: Hungary News

  • newHungary passes law that will let Orbán rule by decree
    Fears over coronavirus legislation that gives no time limit for state of emergency Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageHungary’s parliament has passed a new set of coronavirus measures that includes jail terms for spreadin…
    - 5 hours ago, 30 Mar 20, 10:16am -
  • The Guardian view on Hungary's coronavirus law: Orbán's power grab | Editorial
    The pandemic has allowed one of Europe’s most authoritarian leaders to marginalise critics and political oppositionCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIn functioning democracies, any request by a leader for “emergency po…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Mar 20, 12:44pm -
  • Lack of testing raises fears of coronavirus surge in eastern Europe
    Concerns health services could buckle and, in some countries, democracy could be further undermined Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOn the face of it, the map of Europe’s struggle with coronavirus suggests the prospect…
    - 1 day ago, 29 Mar 20, 5:54am -
  • Hungary to consider bill that would allow Orbán to rule by decree
    Government says legislation is a necessary response to coronavirus but critics fear it is open to abuseCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageHungary’s parliament will consider an emergency bill this week that would give prim…
    - 7 days ago, 23 Mar 20, 8:27am -
  • Josh Frydenberg to learn if he's ineligible to sit in the Australian parliament
    Federal court judgment has potential to eject the treasurer from parliament as he puts together Australia’s economic response to coronavirus The federal treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, will learn on Tuesday if he is ineligible to sit in the Australian…
    - 14 days ago, 16 Mar 20, 5:23pm -
  • Our far-right policies have popular support | Letter
    A spokesperson of the Hungarian government, Zoltán Kovács, responds to a Journal article discussing the failure of centre-right parties across EuropeIn his article “The failure of the centre-right could rot the EU from within” (Journal, 3 March…
    - 15 days ago, 15 Mar 20, 1:36pm -
  • 'Do not let this fire burn': WHO warns Europe over Covid-19
    Europe now centre of pandemic, says WHO, as Spain prepares for state of emergency Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe World Health Organization has stepped up its calls for intensified action to fight the coronavirus pan…
    - 17 days ago, 13 Mar 20, 5:58pm -
  • Laszlo Heltay obituary
    My friend Laszlo Heltay, who has died aged 89, was a conductor and choral director who was instrumental in setting up the Academy of St Martin’s choir in London, the Schola Cantorum of Oxford and the Brighton Festival Chorus. Many of the innovative…
    - 21 days ago, 9 Mar 20, 10:54am -
  • 'Baby machines': eastern Europe's answer to depopulation
    Policies in Hungary and Poland are aimed at boosting birthrates. But will it help arrest population decline? Nationalised IVF clinics, generous loans for couples who promise to procreate imminently and lifetime income tax exemption for having four or…
    - 27 days ago, 4 Mar 20, 1:00am -
  • The crisis of the centre-right could rot the European Union from within | Jan-Werner Müller
    From Hungary to the UK, mainstream conservatives have capitulated to the authoritarianism of the far rightIf there is one thing on which Brussels insiders and Eurosceptics can agree, it’s that the EU has experienced a decade of crises. The eurozone…
    - 27 days ago, 3 Mar 20, 4:00am -

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