Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Monday opened a 265 hectar test track for self-driving vehicles near Zalaegerszeg, in southwest Hungary, which the government has funded with a 45 billion forint (EUR 137.9m) grant.
The opposition LMP party is calling on the government to announce a state of emergency due to climate change in a political declaration approved at a party congress at the weekend. Continue reading “LMP congress calls for state of emergency due to climate change”
The opposition Socialists’ candidate for the European Parliament called for the removal of the “far right financed from Russian money” and the construction of a democratic, social Europe at a press conference on Sunday. Continue reading “Opposition reacts to Strache affair”
Europe is locked in a “civilisational struggle” between those seeking to preserve the continent’s Christian and national principles and those who would rather see it become “post-Christian and post-national”, Hungary’s parliamentary speaker said in Dresden on Friday. Continue reading “Kover: Europe in civilisational struggle”
Hungary’s policy of protecting Christian communities and insistence on preserving Christian values provides a stable basis for its relations with the United States, the foreign minister said after talks in Washington on Friday. Continue reading “Szijjarto discusses protection of Christians in DC”
Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban won’t comment on the recent resignation of Austrian Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, Orban’s press chief, Bertalan Havasi told Hungarian news site 444. Continue reading “Orban doesn’t comment on Strache’s resignation”
Frans Timmermans, the European Socialists’ spitzenkandidat in the European Parliament elections, called for a strong, left-wing Europe at a Hungarian Socialist Party (MSZP) campaign rally in Budapest on Saturday. Continue reading “Timmermans campaigns in Hungary”