Soros-affiliated NGO files complaint against Eric Zemmour
The politician evoked the anger of the organisation SOS Racisme by drawing a connection between immigration and crime.
Green Party deputy mayor joins far-left antifa group protest turned malicious – video
The Green Party city leader even promoted the event on the internet. The interior minister initiated the disbanding of the group, which is pushing back against the announcement and expects an explanation from the government.
Survey suggests Trump would beat Biden in next election
Donald Trump would defeat Biden if the two ran for president in the 2024 elections, an opinion poll reveals. According to the results, the respondents also think that Donald Trump was a better president than Joe Biden.
Carousel fraud and fictitious invoices emerge in dealings linked to liberal MEP
The scandal around the company affairs of the Renew Europe group’s vice-president erupted last summer. The authorities have now uncovered further suspicious cases involving foreign companies.
Islamism prevails just two hours from capital – video
There are several signs that radical Islamism has completely overtaken the city. The right-wing presidential candidate says it is like being in Afghanistan, merely a few hours from the capital. A lawyer interviewed on the programme covering the events has received several death threats since the report was broadcast.
Young sportsman denied citizenship despite residency since childhood
The teenager's family moved to the country when he was four. He is a successful swimmer, but he cannot represent his country of residence in international competitions as he has been granted citizenship. One of the most popular right-wing politicians complains that while offenders quickly gain citizenship without any conditions, an athlete who would bring glory to the country in competitions cannot.
PM Orban meets with conservative European leaders this week
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, president of the major ruling Fidesz party, will attend a meeting of European conservative party leaders in Madrid later this week, Bertalan Havasi, head of the Prime Minister's Press Office told Hungary's news agency (MTI) on Tuesday.
Interior minister bans website for inciting hatred and jihad – video
The imam who was found to be responsible for the beastly beheading of teacher Samuel Paty was one of the speakers on the website. The site has been shut down for not complying with the law prohibiting Islamist separatism, as the platform was used to relay Salafist content inciting hatred and calling for jihad, the interior minister said.
Soros's district attorney does nothing to stop freight train lootings
Dozens of freight cars on the Los Angeles railway lines are being ransacked every day, yet such acts are not followed by severe penalties. Locals are calling on George Gascon to take action against the thefts, but the George Soros-backed district attorney (DA) is apparently doing nothing. The trusted man of the stock market speculator has come under fire for his pointless reforms. Other DAs linked to the billionaire across the country also make the news regularly with their scandalous decisions which have led to a surge in crime.
Push for strengthening EU's external borders and financing fences
16 member states expect the European Union to contribute to the financing of border protection fences, as illegal migrants are putting constant pressure on the external borders of the bloc. However, the European Commission has made clear that it refuses to be a part of the erection of walls.
"European Commission withholding funds due to Hungary unlawfully"
The European Commission (EC) is in open violation of relevant EU laws by not disbursing the recovery funds due to Hungary, the head of the European Parliament delegation of the country's ruling Fidesz party told Hungary's public broadcaster.
Assassination plot against president meant to destabilise Serbia
Authorities in Serbia have issued arrest warrants and have been taking several measures to foil the assassination attempt against the president.
Hungarian leftist politician holds fake degree?
Although opposition MP Ildiko Borbely Bango listed an economics degree from the Budapest School of Economics in her parliamentary biography, the university says it has no record of this in its archives, the Hungarian press reports.
Authorities hold house searches in Liberal MEP’s case
The scandal around the company affairs of the Renew Europe group’s vice-president broke out last summer. Now it has emerged that the suspicious transactions have led to searches and the initiation of competition supervision proceedings in recent days. The case is also under investigation by the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF).
PM Orban: Brussels not helping defence efforts
In his Hungarian public radio interview Hungary's prime minister touched on, among other issues, the coronavirus situation and the latest government measures introduced, as well as on the migratory pressures Europe is experiencing. In connection with the latter, he said that Hungary is defending all of Europe, but Brussels is not helping in the defence.
Eric Zemmour: Calais a symbol of EU’s and Macron’s failure – video
The politician was met by Antifa activists during a trip to the countryside so he is filing a complaint against the journalist who leaked the information. He is also under attack by the media, with the imam of the capital's Grand Mosque urging people to go and vote to prevent the right-wing presidential candidate from making it to the second round, because he is a very dangerous person.
"European asylum system a big lie”
"It is clear for everyone that the European Union's migration policy has collapsed,” Denmark’s immigration minister told Belgian economic paper De Tijd. The politician of Ethiopian descent stressed that the bloc's unreasonable migration policy was causing serious problems in schools and the labour market. This is the second time in just a few days that Denmark has confronted Brussels, and there was a heated debate in the European Parliament following a proposal by the Danish government.
Macron holds opening speech of French EU presidency – video
In the life of Europe a new era has begun, the French president has said. In his speech kicking off France's EU presidency, Emmanuel Macron promised to place emphasis peace, progress and democracy.
European citizens think EU applies double standards
Leaders of the European Union are increasingly applying double standards, which is being felt by the member states' citizens, according to an EU-wide survey organised by the Hungarian Szazadveg Foundation. The survey also reveals that the majority of people reject politically motivated censorship and have a fundamentally negative opinion of George Soros.
Leftist PM candidate defends multinationals, says food price caps not needed
The remarks made by the leftist prime ministerial candidate have outraged many. This is not the first time the politician has attacked government measures designed to protect families.
PM Orban and Donald Trump speak on phone
Prime Minister Viktor Orban spoke with former US President Donald Trump by phone on Tuesday evening. They stated their political support to each other and discussed Hungary-US relations and migration, Mr Orban’s press chief, Bertalan Havasi, told Hungary's state news agency (MTI).
Court fines Eric Zemmour for comments vindicated by recent crime
The right-wing presidential candidate, who was found guilty over his comments on unaccompanied migrant minors, must pay a fine of 10 thousand euros. The politician will appeal the decision, which he described as ideologically motivated and stupid. Meanwhile, an unaccompanied underage migrant who used a knife to threaten an employee at the hotel where he was quartered was simply transferred to another hotel as a form of punishment.
Is there a point in debating liars?
Peter Marki-Zay, the prime ministerial candidate of the leftist opposition alliance, challenged PM Orban to a public debate on Sunday. So far Hungary's prime minister has not responded to the "challenge", but as Mediaworks News Centre points out, Mr Marki Zay has a knack for stating something in one sentence and then claiming the exact opposite in the next, which raises the question if there is a point in debating with liars.
Hungary to become fully self-sufficient in electricity
With the expansion of the Paks nuclear power plant and the implementation of investments in solar energy, Hungary will become fully self-sufficient in electricity. Few countries can say this about themselves, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto said during his visit to the Paks power plant on Monday.
"Double standards in EU existing and insurmountable"
Speaking at a Budapest conference on Monday, Hungarian ruling party MEP Tamas Deutsch described double standards as an existing and currently insurmountable phenomenon in the European Union (EU).
Poll: Left equals economic restrictions
An absolute majority of Hungarians, or 52-53 per cent, believe that the left would cut child and family allowances and raise the taxes levied on employees and companies. Expectations are even more pessimistic about the cost of utilities, with 64 per cent saying those would increase if the left grabbed power. These are the findings of the latest representative survey by Real-PR 93, published in the Saturday edition of the Hungarian daily Magyar Nemzet.
Poland adopts further tax cuts
The package, to be decided on by the Senate after its adoption by the Polish parliament, is expected to save an average family 200-300 Polish zlotys (45-65 euros). The opposition has sharply criticised the measures, but Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki gave a firm response to those criticisms. Besides Poland, the Hungarian government is also helping families by tax cuts and the introduction of price caps.
PM Orban: Family protection measures will come under fire from Brussels
Hungarian PM Viktor Orban provided detailed information on the coronavirus situation and the latest economic measures in an interview with Hungary's public radio (MR1).
Gergely Gulyas: In the "European cultural sphere" you don't make statements Peter Marki-Zay has made
Most of Peter Marki-Zay's remarks "are in line with the positions held by the left over the past decades," Gergely Gulyas, the minister heading the Prime Minister's Office, told a government press briefing on Thursday, when asked about a recent comment by the Hungarian left's PM candidate. "That’s why it's been easy for the Hungarian left wing to support him," he added.
Election and referendum to be held simultaneously
Hungary will save seven billion forints (19.7 million euros) by holding the parliamentary elections and the referendum on child protection on the same day, Gergely Gulyas, the head of the Prime Minister's Office, told a government press briefing on Thursday.
Pro-migration NGO linked to George Soros delivers sensitisation sessions at schools with ministerial approval
Since December 2015, volunteers have delivered lectures on the NGO's migrant rescue activities to 50,000 students across the country, with the approval of the education minister, the organisation reported. The sessions aim to raise student's awareness to tragedies that happened to migrants at the Mediterranean Sea.
Leftist PM candidate disdains voters' views
Another video has emerged featuring the Hungarian left wing's PM candidate as he supports co-pay fees on both GP visits and on in-patient hospital stays. The idea of a pay-as-you-use healthcare was already rejected by a large majority of Hungarians in a referendum, showing that the candidate has no regard for people's views.
Macron to double police by 2030, opposition slams his plan – video
If re-elected, he would double the number of police officers by 2030, the politician said, noting that 10,000 new posts have been created already. One of the most popular presidential candidates of the opposition has inquired about why the country needs to wait so long, considering that public security has been deteriorating drastically nationwide.
Europe faces drastic rise in utility costs: consumers to pay for Brussels's botched energy policy
"Households in Europe are set to pay an average of 54 per cent more for utility bills as a consequence of Brussels's flawed policies, according to Bank of America."
Hungarian government will continue policy of tax cuts
According to the Hungarian government’s calculations, the economy expanded by 6.4 per cent in 2021, and a growth of well over 5 per cent is expected this year, which allows the government to continue the tax cuts it has implemented in the past ten years, the finance minister told public radio.
FM speaks out against violation of rights of Transcarpathia's ethnic Hungarians
Kiev is using the "challenges" faced by eastern Ukraine as a reason to continuously undermine the rights of national communities, including the rights of ethnic Hungarians in Transcarpathia, which is unacceptable, Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto told an extraordinary meeting of NATO foreign ministers held online on Friday.
Leftist PM candidate to privatise hospitals
If Peter Marki-Zay, the Hungarian opposition's prime ministerial candidate, won the parliamentary elections this spring, he would implement a plan nursed by the Hungarian left for a long time now: healthcare services would go into private hands and hospitals would be privatised, according to a statement made by the candidate in 2018.
Hungarian Constitutional Court green-lights child protection referendum
The Hungarian Constitutional Court has approved the questions of the child protection referendum and overruled the objections filed against it.
Migrant reception centres overcrowded in Belgium
Due to the recent dramatic rise in the number of migrants arriving in the country, reception centres are filled to capacity, despite the fact that nearly 30,000 places are available to asylum seekers. The mayor of the capital intends to accommodate migrants overnight in an old hospital building. The state secretary for asylum and migration said there is a problem with the system, as asylum seekers can easily transit throughout Europe.
Muslim rapper: Don’t wish me Happy New Year, it’s not a Muslim custom – video
Many people are outraged by a Muslim rapper’s statement that no one should wish him a happy new year as it is not a Muslim tradition. Both government and opposition politicians criticised the musician for his remark, and a prominent essayist said in a TV show that the rapper is a habitually anti-French individual who does not respect the Christian calendar.
Leftist journalist: French nationality of unknown soldier at Triumphal Arch uncertain – video
Replacing the national flag at the Arc de Triomphe with the EU flag on the occasion of the union's French presidency has stirred considerable controversy in recent days. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is located beneath the monument, and many are complaining that Emmanuel Macron is dishonouring the memory of soldiers who sacrificed their lives for their country. A well-known left-wing journalist is now defending the government by questioning whether the actual soldier buried there was a French national.