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George Soros is among more than a dozen prominent US billionaires are calling for a new government tax on extreme wealth to help combat income inequality. Photograph:  Fabrice Coffrini / AFP/Getty Images

More than a dozen prominent US billionaires are calling for a new government tax on extreme wealth to help combat income inequality, provide funding f(...)

George Soros built a 3 per cent stake in GAM Holding  through a subsidiary of his family office.

Billionaire investor George Soros disclosed a 3 per cent stake in GAM Holding after the asset manager lost two-thirds of its value over a scandal invo(...)

Alex McMahon and Stefan Paudler with the ‘Brexitometer’, which seeks to divine local opinion.

Standing in the student bar in Wrexham Glyndwr University in the North Wales town, Wrexham for Europe activist Stefan Paudler mans the “Brexitometer”,(...)

The EPP, in its statement, cites a number of admirable “European values” to which it insists it will now require Fidesz to demonstrate its commitment. Anyone who thinks Fidesz leader Viktor Orbán will ever promote these values has not been listening to a word he has said over the last 10 years. Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

Wednesday’s decision by the European People’s Party (EPP) to suspend its Hungarian component, Fidesz, has been presented as a reassertion of the essen(...)

Viktor Orban at  national day celebrations in Budapest. Photograph: Lisi Niesner/Reuters

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban claimed on Friday that liberal values and immigration could destroy Europe, as he struck a defiant note in the f(...)

Manfred Weber, above, said Orbán must end the poster campaign and his harsh anti-EU rhetoric. Photograph: Laszlo Balogh/Getty Images

Hungary’s ruling nationalists still face possible expulsion from the European People’s Party (EPP), which includes Fine Gael, after inconclusive talks(...)

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban in Budapest on February 10th, 2019. Photograph: Bernadett Szabo/Reuters/File

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban has said he may join forces with Poland’s ruling nationalists if his Fidesz party leaves or is expelled from the(...)

Hungary, under Viktor Orbán’s leadership, is currently facing disciplinary proceedings in the EU Council of Ministers for breaches of the rule of law. Photograph: Bernadett Szabo/Reuters

There are broad churches, and then there is the European People’s Party (EPP). The European centre-right alliance of 80 parties that dominates the Eur(...)

A  2018 billboard showing Hungary’s prime minister, Viktor Orban, which reads, “First he just wanted to take our money, now the unity of Europe is at stake”, outside the European Parliament in Brussels. Photograph:  Francois Lenoir/Reuters

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orbán’s nationalist Fidesz party is sending mixed signals on whether it will respond with compromise or confrontation (...)

Viktor Orban has become a stalking horse for Europe’s Eurosceptic populist forces. Photograph: Tamas Kaszas/Reuters

Fine Gael is to join 12 other parties from the European centre right in demanding the expulsion of Hungary’s prime minister from their European People(...)

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