Hungary’s prime minister, Viktor Orban, says he is leading the country into a new era of deep political and cultural change. Photograph: Akos Stiller/New York Times

Hungary’s nationalist ruling party has defended its decision to scrap state funding for university gender studies courses, which critics of prime mini(...)

The Hungarian National Opera in Budapest, which announced that it had to cancel 15 performances of the musical Billy Elliot following a homophobic press campaign. Photograph: Ferenc Isza/AFP/Getty Images

The Hungarian state opera has scrapped some performances of the musical Billy Elliot following claims from pro-government media that it was “gay propa(...)