Viktor Orban, Hungary’s prime minister, after his Fidesz party’s victory in the parliamentary elections in Budapest last weekend. Photograph: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg

A European Parliament draft report has urged the EU to launch action that could suspend Hungary’s voting rights in the bloc, due to the threat to dem(...)

Viktor Orban (third right) celebrates his party’s election victory.  Photograph: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg

Hungary’s government is set to continue its battle with the European Union over migration and with liberal civil society groups at home, after prime m(...)

 Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban (C), Serbian prime minister Aleksandar Vucic (R) and leader of the Alliance of Vojvodina Hungarians political party Istvan Pasztor (2L). Photograph: Szilard Koszticsak/EPA

Several times a day, a pair of ageing railway cars trundle across a bridge over the Tisza river between Hungary and Ukraine, through a border crossin(...)

Janos Lazar, Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban’s chief of staff: of Vienna he said “white Christian Austrians have moved out . . . and immigrants have taken control”.  Photograph:  Bernadett Szabo

A chief aide to Hungary’s populist prime minister Viktor Orban has rejected criticism of a video that he made in Vienna claiming that immigrants had b(...)

Hungarian minister for  foreign affairs and trade Peter Szijjarto (right) receives Ukrainian minister for foreign affairs Pavlo Klimkin in his office in Budapest, Hungary, today. Photograph: Zsolt Szigetvary/EPA

Ukraine has assured Hungary it has no intention of restricting minority rights with a new education law that prompted Budapest to call for a review of(...)

Hungarian foreign minister Peter Szijjarto: “Hungary will block all steps within the European Union that would represent a step forward in Ukraine’s European integration process.”  Photograph: Bernadett Szabo/Reuters

Ukraine is trying to limit damage to relations with several European Union states caused by changes to its education law, after Hungary vowed to preve(...)

Hungary’s Peter Szijjarto attends an informal meeting of European Union ministers of foreign affairs in Tallinn, Estonia.  Photograph: Ints Kalnins/Reuters

Hungary and Russia have lambasted Kiev over a new education law they say will deprive Ukraine’s ethnic minorities of the right to study in their own (...)

 Hungary’s prime minister Viktor Orban: made the fight against immigration and what he calls EU meddling the key planks of his bid for re-election next year. Photograph: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg

A furious Hungarian government has vowed to continue fighting against the European Union’s refugee quotas for member states, after the bloc’s highest(...)

Hungary’s foreign minister Péter Szijjártó  (left) with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, in Moscow on Monday. Photograph: Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images

Ahead of a visit by Russian leader Vladimir Putin next week, Hungary has urged the European Union to rebuild relations with Moscow and backed new US p(...)

Flames engulf the  bus after it  crashed near Verona, northern Italy on Saturday. Photograph: AP

Italian and Hungarian authorities have begun investigations into the cause of a bus crash in northern Italy that left 16 dead and two people with lif(...)

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