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EU warns Hungary against use of Russia's Covid-19 vaccine

EU warns Hungary against use of Russia's Covid-19 vaccine

Hungary's plans to import and possibly use Russia's touted Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine raise safety concerns and could damage trust in potential shots, the European Commission said, opening a new front in the EU's fraught relations with Budapest.

Hamilton wins in Hungary to take back championship lead

Hamilton wins in Hungary to take back championship lead

Lewis Hamilton was flawless on Sunday as he won the Hungarian Grand Prix from pole for Mercedes to claim a record equalling eighth top spot at one race and go top in the Formula One championship.

As coronavirus hits tourism, Wizz Air finds new role

As coronavirus hits tourism, Wizz Air finds new role

Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air is repatriating citizens and transporting medical equipment for east European governments

Hungary prepares $30 billion coronavirus package to jump-start economy

Hungary prepares $30 billion coronavirus package to jump-start economy

Hungary is preparing to announce a roughly $30 billion package of measures to help jump-start the economy, a top government official said on Saturday,

Hungary will remain part of the European Union, PM Orban says

Hungary will remain part of the European Union, PM Orban says

Hungary has no plans to leave the European Union, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Sunday, adding however that eastern and western members of the bloc must find a compromise over the bloc's future.

Separated Bangladeshi twins stable: doctors

Separated Bangladeshi twins stable: doctors

Conjoined Bangladeshi twins who were separated last week are in a stable condition, the team of Hungarian and Bangladeshi doctors who carried out the marathon operation said Saturday.

Verstappen ends pole wait with a first in Hungary

Verstappen ends pole wait with a first in Hungary

Red Bull's Max Verstappen celebrated a long-overdue first Formula One pole position at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday, with championship leader Lewis Hamilton qualifying third for Mercedes.

Russia, Hungary to host 2025 and 2027 World Aquatics championships

Russia, Hungary to host 2025 and 2027 World Aquatics championships

Russia and Hungary will host the 2025 and 2027 world Aquatics championships each 10 years after previously holding the event, global governing body FINA said Sunday.

More bodies found as Hungary lifts sunken tourist boat from river

More bodies found as Hungary lifts sunken tourist boat from river

Hungarian police recovered more bodies on Tuesday as they lifted a sightseeing boat that sank in the river Danube in Budapest last month in an accident that has claimed at least 24 lives.

Captain charged over deadly Budapest boat accident

Captain charged over deadly Budapest boat accident

The captain of a river cruise ship that collided with a smaller sightseeing vessel was charged Saturday over the accident in Budapest that killed seven South Korean tourists and left 21 missing.

Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary celebrate 20 years of NATO membership

Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary celebrate 20 years of NATO membership

The accession of Poland, the Czech Republic and Hungary to the Western military alliance NATO 20 years ago was celebrated with a military ceremony in Warsaw on Sunday.

Hungary court jails company officials over 2010 toxic spill

Hungary court jails company officials over 2010 toxic spill

A Hungarian court on Monday sentenced company officials to up to 2.5 years in prison for one of the country's worst environmental disasters that killed ten people and destroyed rivers with toxic waste.