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”
Fidesz alliance with the Christian Democrats won the European Parliament election with 52.14 percent amid a higher-than-projected turnout in Sunday’s vote. Continue reading “Fidesz wins the European election”
A national security committee meeting convened to discuss potential Hungarian ties to the Strache affair lacked a quorum on Friday because of a no-show by ruling party representatives. Continue reading “Strache affair: Scandal in the national security committee”
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”
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”