Lewis Hamilton wins in Hungary to stretch F1 title lead over Sebastian Vettel

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Motorsports,Ferrari,Mercedes-Benz,Racing After 12 races, Hamilton has 213 points to Vettel’s 189. Continue reading Lewis Hamilton wins in Hungary to stretch F1 title lead over Sebastian Vettel Lewis Hamilton wins in Hungary to stretch F1 title lead over Sebastian Vettel originally appeared on Autoblog on Sun, 29 Jul 2018 […]

Hungary approves ‘Stop Soros’ law criminalizing aid to illegal migrants

Hungary’s parliament has passed a law that could see anyone helping illegal immigrants claim asylum in the country imprisoned. The ‘Stop Soros’ law is named after Hungarian-born billionaire and open-borders advocate, George Soros. The law was voted on in the Hungarian parliament on Wednesday, where Viktor Orban’s right-wing Fidesz party holds a two-thirds majority. Under […]

George Soros’ foundation is leaving Hungary after a campaign against him ‘unprecedented in the history of the European Union’

George Soros’ Open Society Foundation (OSF) is closing its Hungarian office, citing a “repressive political and legal environment.” Hungary recently passed a law dubbed the “Stop Soros Act” that gives the interior minister the power to expel NGOs. The recently re-elected right-wing Hungarian government ran a poster campaign against the billionaire, accusing him of meddling […]

The cheapest European cities revealed for May Bank holiday from Germany to Hungary

British Holidaymakers should make the most of the May bank holiday by booking a long weekend in one of Europe’s cheapest cities. Leaving the UK in search of some spring sunshine, eastern Europe is home to some of the cheapest cities according to the Post Office. So which are the cities that offer more for […]

'Time for warnings has passed': EU committee demands sanctions against Viktor Orban's Hungary

The European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs committee will ask MEPs to vote for Hungary to be sanctioned over alleged violations of the rule of law, just days after Viktor Orban’s decisive re-election. “Time and time again, Viktor Orbán’s government has undermined the independence of the judiciary, freedom of the press and the […]

Hungary PM Orban declares victory as ruling party projected to take 67% of parliament seats

Viktor Orban has claimed a decisive victory and is set for a third term as Hungarian prime minister, after preliminary results show his Fidesz party taking an overwhelming majority of at least 134 seats in the 199-seat parliament. “We have won… Hungary has won a great victory,” Orban told a crowd of cheering supporters at […]

American halfpipe skier who didn’t perform a single trick gamed the system to qualify for the Olympics while representing Hungary

Elizabeth Swaney competed in the ladies’ ski halfpipe on Monday despite being unable to land any real tricks. Swaney qualified for the Olympics through a loophole of sorts — athletes were required a number of top-30 finishes, so she would enter competitions with less than 30 athletes in the field, thus assuring the requirement would be […]

‘Refugee quotas are nonsense’: Poland, Hungary & Czech Republic ready to fight Brussels in court

Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic have defended their sovereign “right” to reject EU-imposed refugee quotas after the European Commission referred the “breach of their legal obligations” to the European Court of Justice. The EU introduced migrant quotas in September 2015. It was conceived as a temporary emergency scheme to relocate some 160,000 refugees across […]

Soros waging ‘frontal assault’ on Hungary – ruling party deputy chairman

Published time: 20 Nov, 2017 22:56 Hungary is facing a frontal assault from US financier George Soros, the vice-chairman of the ruling Fidesz party has said, after the billionaire released a statement accusing the Hungarian government of “lying” about his agenda. Fidesz vice-chairman Gergely Gulyas pushed back against Soros’ claims that his government was spreading […]