We take a look at how the largest sports event ever held in Hungary managed to increase in costs seven-fold, and how the Rolling Stones declined to participate.
Alcohol and swimming don’t mix? Hogwash! It mixes just fine for Matolcsy’s cousins.
Police are placing the hefty fine on a single protester for taking part in the redecoration of the National Flagpole during an anti-government protest in Spring.
The Fidesz MP is accused of soliciting bribes and and budgetary fraud, and could face 5-15 years imprisonment.
According to a letter written by the Ministry of Human Resources, only those NGOs that receive money from abroad after the passage of the controversial NGO law on June 27 must register with authorities.
The operator of the nuclear plant says reports of insufficient inspections are untrue, and that the fault line running beneath the plant does not pose a safety risk to structures on the surface.
The ostentatious purchases – bought with public funds – will be placed into the palace of the Pallas Athéné foundation in the posh Castle District, currently under renovation at a cost of HUF 5.5 billion.
Hungary set a five year record for infringement proceedings launched against it by the European Commission, most of which were launched as the result of suspicious, single-bidder public procurements.
The government dipped into a budget surplus at the first legal moment to award substantial sums to government ministries without informing the press or the public.
The opposition party says as many as 91 facilities for the physically and mentally disabled could be operating under the same unacceptable conditions as the Topház home.