Tag: Budapest
Sport 31.07.20 | 13:54

Design of the huge new handball stadium in Budapest revealed to the public

“Now it’s only pictures, next year it will be reality”, describes the visualisations of the new handball stadium Mate Kocsis, president of the Hungarian Handball Federation. The modern establishment will have a capacity of 20,000 people. The photos were published on Kocsis’ Facebook page on 28...

World 20.05.20 | 18:58

Budapest feels relief after restrictions are lifted on Monday

After two months of tough restrictions and closures, on Monday, Budapest could finally take a breath and at least partially reopen. This meant that parks, terraces, and gardens were flooded, and people as well as restaurants are optimistic, Hungary Today reports. The government announced on Saturday...

World 10.04.20 | 15:06

V4: Residents taken by ambulance and bus from coronavirus infected nursing home in Budapest

In a Budapest nursing home over a hundred people have been infected with novel coronavirus, and five of them died. The residents were taken away by bus and more than a dozen ambulance vehicles on Thursday afternoon, the V4 news agency reported. Hungary’s chief medical officer also visited...

World 09.04.20 | 17:57

V4: Budapest nursing home marred by horrid conditions as coronavirus spreads

The Pest Street Elderly Home in Budapest had 65 confirmed cases of coronavirus infection by Tuesday, 52 residents and 13 staff members. The coronavirus also appeared in the Vazsonyi Vilmos Elderly Home in central Budapest, where four elderly people were taken to hospital, all of whom had tested positive....

World 25.03.20 | 15:17

V4: Budapest shifts to manual control

The Budapest municipal assembly will not be convened for an indefinite period, according to Hungary’s left-wing daily newspaper, Nepszava. The mayor of Budapest has cancelled the assembly’s session scheduled for next week, citing the pandemic emergency, the “V4” news agency reported. Mayor...

World 30.01.20 | 18:48

V4: Court orders criminal supervision of another captain involved in Danube boat tragedy

The captain of the Viking Idun has been placed under criminal supervision by a binding court ruling, the Chief Prosecutor’s Office of Budapest has told Hungary’s state news agency (MTI). The Viking Idun was following another ship, the Viking Sigyn, which collided with a Hungarian sightseeing...

World 17.12.19 | 21:01

V4: Leftist mayor wants to ban the Advent Cross from the Nyugati square in Budapest

The left wing Mayor of the Budapest Sixth district Tamas Soproni, has banned the traditional display of the Advent cross on the Nyugati square, the V4 news agency has reported. The double-cross appearing in Hungary’s Coat of Arms, as well as the Advent wreath at the bottom, have been on display...

Balkans 07.11.19 | 14:50

V4: Erdogan arrives in Budapest for a meeting with Viktor Orban

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is the second major world leader to visit Budapest for meetings with Prime Minister Viktor Orban in only 8 days, after the visit by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Erdogan was welcomed by his counterpart, Hungarian President Janos Ader, and will meet Orban later...

World 11.09.19 | 13:40

Hungarian prosecutors investigating an electoral fraud attempt on the part of the opposition

A data processing scandal is developing in Hungary, and a police inquiry is now in progress, the V4 news agency reported. The newspaper Magyar Nemzet has come into possession of documents which suggest that opposition parties may have illegally created a voter database in the 8th district of Budapest...

Macedonia 30.07.19 | 14:14

Mickoski travels to Vienna and Budapest, will discuss EPP matters with Prime Minister Orban

VMRO-DPMNE President Hristijan Mickoski is on a visit to Vienna and Budapest, where he will meet with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. The meeting will cover issues related to the current political and economic situation in the Republic of Macedonia, our cooperation as sister parties for the forthcoming...

World 11.06.19 | 11:40

Salvage crews lift the boat which sank in the Danube

Teams from Hungary and South Korea were able to lift the tourist boat Hableany/Mermaid, which sunk ten days ago in the Danube in Budapest with the loss of at least 20 lives, the V4 news agency reported. Salvage crews have managed to lift the stern of the ship, and its upper part is completely out of...

Balkans 09.06.19 | 15:54

Gruevski meets Hungarian official, attends a business event in Budapest

Former Prime Minister and VMRO leader Nikola Gruevski on Friday attended a business promotion event in Budapest, where he lives in political exile. Gruevski also met an official of the Hungarian Foreign Ministry, a move which the Ministry described as routine, given the high position Gruevski held in...

Macedonia 31.03.19 | 11:01

Mickoski was not in Budapest, but in Vienna, he was followed by Bentley vehicle driven by relative of Zaev

VMRO-DPMNE reacted Saturday to information that appeared on certain news portals for party president Hristijan Mickoski’s alleged visit to Budapest, Hungary. President Mickoski is on a one-day visit to Austria’s capital city of Vienna, and the visit itself is of a private character, or more...