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Prague mayor Zdenek Hrib, Budapest mayor Gergely Karacsony, Bratislava mayor Matus Vallo and Warsaw mayor Rafal Trzaskowski shake hands after signing the Pact of Free Cities at the Central European University in Budapest on Monday. Photograph: Tamas Kaszas/Reuters

The leaders of the so-called Visegrad Four countries have ganged up against Brussels on issues including immigration, climate change and the rule of l(...)

 Polish European affairs minister Konrad Szymanski in Brussels: “reforms” of the judiciary are seen as undermining Polish independence. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet

Hungary and Poland were on Tuesday fighting a rearguard action on two fronts against fellow EU member states’ attempts to find ways of sanctioning bre(...)

 Former national security adviser John Bolton   was requested to appear before investigators as part of their impeachment inquiry. Photograph:  Getty Images

The US House of Representatives will hold its first full vote on the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump on Thursday, as former national s(...)

Prime minister Viktor Orban’s “defence” of the nation against migrants and diatribes against a “meddling” Brussels are broadly popular in Hungary. Photograph: Ferenc Isza/AFP/Getty Images

Hungary’s government has broken ranks with the European Union by refusing to condemn Turkey’s invasion of Syria and saying it is in the Hungarian nati(...)

Philip Nolan, president of Maynooth University, says the new InSPIREurope alliances aims to support scholars who are at risk due to discrimination, persecution or violence.

A new European initiative to support hundreds of academics whose lives or careers are at risk due to discrimination, persecution or violence is to be (...)

Milo Yiannopoulos: “Like Jesus, he is suffering on my behalf.” Photograph: Sam Hodgson/The New York Times

I am a white straight man. This has been my struggle.   When I was young, I had to cope with years of self-loathing, mostly due to the unabashed(...)

Romanian soldiers feed pigeons in front of their tank in Timisoara on December 25th, 1989. Photograph: Michel Gangne/AFP/Getty Images

In the beautiful old Romanian city of Timisoara a short stroll south of Liberty Square will bring you to a nondescript old building. Entering through (...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. All investors can suffer from short-termism, says fund manager Joe Wiggins, “but it is easier for amateur investors to avoid it”. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Inside information, better tools, better connections, access to almost infinite amounts of data – it’s fair to say ordinary investors can’t compete ag(...)

European Commission first vice-president Frans Timmermans addresses a news conference  in Brussels, Belgium, in February  2018. File photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

As I started to pen this missive – Tuesday – Frans Timmermans was still a runner to be the next European Commission president. By the afternoon the Eu(...)

Former prime minister of North Macedonia Nikola Gruevski  leaves  Budapest court after his extradition trial. Photograph: Zoltan Mathe/EPA

Hungary has rejected North Macedonia’s request to extradite its fugitive former prime minister Nikola Gruevski, who fled to Budapest with the help of (...)

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