Viktor Orban

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 European Council president Donald Tusk delivers an acceptance speech after he was awarded an honorary doctorate at the University of Pecs in  Hungary. Photograph: Tamas Soki

After helping Britain move a little closer to the EU exit early on Friday, European Council president Donald Tusk flew east to focus on the future of (...)

Hungarian MEP and member of Jobbik party Bela Kovacs: “I have never spied on EU institutions for any foreign power.” Photograph: Zoltan Balogh/EPA

Hungary’s far-right Jobbik party has accused allies of prime minister Viktor Orban of trying to wreck its election chances, after it was accused of fi(...)

Hungary’s Viktor Orban and China’s prime minister Li Keqiang: “China has the resources to enable developments that would be impossible with EU funding alone,” says Mr Orban  Photograph: Attila Kisbenedek/AFP/Getty Images

China plans to pump billions of euro into economic projects in central and eastern Europe, where the European Union fears Beijing’s growing influence (...)

 George Soros: “With Hungary’s healthcare and education systems in distress and corruption rife, the current government has sought to create an outside enemy to distract citizens.” Photograph:  Luke MacGregor/Reuters

Billionaire philanthropist George Soros has accused Hungary’s government of using lies and propaganda to stoke anti-Muslim and anti-Semitic feeling i(...)

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban  accuses Budapest-born George Soros of buying influence in the European Union.  Photograph: Reuters/Laszlo Balogh

Civil society groups funded by billionaire George Soros denounced Hungary’s prime minister Viktor Orban on Sunday, for calling on his country’s securi(...)

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban: “The world should understand that what is at stake today is nothing less than the future of the European way of life, and of our identity.” Photograph: Gergely Botár/kormany.hu

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban has urged other European leaders to join him in helping protect Christians from persecution, even as he rejects(...)

Prof Conor Gearty said  the British push for Brexit was “heading catastrophically over a cliff”. Photograph: Getty Images

There will be a hard Brexit for reasons including there is “no functioning British government” and the DUP’s hold over that government, a leading huma(...)

George Soros: the billionaire liberal philanthropist was born in Budapest. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Hungary’s populist government has launched a new attack on billionaire liberal philanthropist George Soros, with what a major international human righ(...)

Hungary’s prime minister Viktor Orban and Polish prime minister Beata Szydlo in Warsaw, Poland. Photograph: Slawomir Kaminski/Reuters

Hungary and Poland have vowed to stand firm against what they claim is an overbearing European Union, intent on eroding the sovereignty of member stat(...)

Trumpian agenda:  Budapest has erected a fence along its eastern border to keep migrants out of the country. Photograph: Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty

Western European alarm about Donald Trump’s presidency, at least until now, has been rooted in what he says more than in what he does. Eight months in(...)

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