Gergely Karacsony, the united opposition’s candidate won the seat of Budapest’s mayor at the local elections on Sunday. Opposition mayoral candidates won in most districts of Budapest, but Fidesz won in the majority of the cities with county rights and all the county councils. Continue reading “Opposition wins Budapest”
Gergely Karacsony, the opposition’s joint candidate for Budapest mayor, has promised to “turn Budapest into a common home of all of us”, once he wins the local elections scheduled for Sunday.
The opposition parties criticised the ruling alliance for not having any representatives at a special session of parliament dedicated to climate protection on Wednesday and called on the government and ruling Fidesz-KDNP to participate in joint efforts. Continue reading “Opposition calls on govt for joint action on climate protection”
Hungarian opposition parties on Saturday slammed Prime Minister Viktor Orban for his speech at the annual summer university in Baile Tusnad (Tusnadfurdo), in central Romania. Continue reading “Opposition slams Orban’s speech”
The government has managed to enforce the declared will of Hungarians who voted in the European Parliament elections by getting people into top European Union posts who respect nations and oppose migration, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in a public radio interview on Friday. Continue reading “Orban: Govt ‘has enforced the will of Hungarian people’ in Europe”
Hungarian MEPs Tamas Deutsch and Kinga Gal (ruling Fidesz) as well as Istvan Ujhelyi (Socialist) have been elected vice chairpersons of committees of the European Parliament. Continue reading “Scandal over Fidesz’s committee nominations”
It’s still unclear whether Hungarian MEPs will vote for Ursula von der Leyen’s candidacy for the European Commission’s presidency or not, because even if most of them accept her as a candidate, they’re not satisfied with the process of the nomination. Continue reading “Will Hungarian MEPs support Von der Leyen?”
Gergely Karacsony, the Budapest mayoral candidate of the Socialist-Parbeszed alliance, has won the preselection process organised by some opposition parties ahead of the autumn local election, Gyorgy Magyar, head of the committee coordinating the ballot, said in Budapest on Wednesday. Continue reading “Karacsony wins opposition preselection for Budapest mayor”
The opposition Democratic Coalition (DK), which has recently won four seats in the European Parliament, will again join the Socialists and Democrats group, executive vice president of the party Csaba Molnar told a press conference on Friday.
The result of Hungary’s ruling Fidesz-Christian Democrat alliance at the recent European parliamentary election has been “a victory commanding respect”, Prime Minister Viktor Orban told public Kossuth Radio on Friday morning. Continue reading “Orban: Fidesz victory commands respect”