Demonstrators protesting  at  an  amendment to   Hungarian higher education law seen by many as an action to close the Central European University. Photograph: EPA/Janos Marjai

Hungarian president Janos Ader signed a controversial law on Monday that could force the renowned Central European University to leave Budapest.  (...)

 Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban (left) and the head of the prime minister’s office Janos Lazar during a debate on the proposal to modify rules regulating foreign universities, in Budapest on Tuesday. Photograph: Zoltan Mathe/EPA

Hungary’s parliament has approved a law that may force the renowned Central European University to leave Budapest, in what critics of populist prime m(...)

Students and faculty of the Central European University in Budapest listen to the school’s rector, Michael Ignatieff, address a town hall meeting after the government tabled a new Bill that could force the school out of Hungary. Photograph: Bernadett Szabo/Reuters

The acclaimed Central European University has said it will have to leave Hungary if populist prime minister Viktor Orban pushes through reforms that (...)

George Soros: The business magnate called Donald Trump a “con artist and would-be dictator”. Photograph: Reuters/Luke MacGregor

A close ally of Viktor Orban, the Hungarian prime minister who has pledged to reform his country along “illiberal” lines, has called for civil society(...)

Children play with toys yesterday at a makeshift refugee and migrant camp close to the border between Serbia and Hungary. Photograph: Getty Images

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban hopes a referendum this weekend will strengthen his nation’s role as a bulwark against asylum seekers, but just (...)