Istvan Tarlos

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 Newly elected mayor of Budapest Gergely Karacsony (right): “This victory is about a green and free Budapest,” he said. Photograph: Zoltan Balogh/EPA

Budapest’s liberal new mayor Gergely Karacsony has hailed a strong performance by opposition parties in Hungary’s local elections as the start of a fi(...)

Water from the swollen Danube river flooded a diner in the suburb of Fischerdorf in Deggendorf, Germany. Eastern and southern Germany are suffering under floods that in some cases are the worst in 400 years. Photograph: Joerg Koch/Getty Images

The Danube is poised to reach record levels in Budapest and may force the evacuation of 55,000 people from their homes, Hungarian officials have said.(...)