Force India loses 5th spot after double whammy at Hungarian GP
Force India loses 5th spot after double whammy at Hungarian GP

Nico Hulkenberg sufferd a terrible crash while Sergio Perez also retired mid-way into his race as Sahara Force India conceded fifth place to Lotus after returning empty-handed from the dramatic Hungarian Grand Prix, here on Sunday.

Budapest launches official bid for 2024 Games

The city of Budapest on Wednesday launched a bid to host the Olympics in 2024, in a letter sent to the president of the International Olympics Committee.

Budapest city council approves bid for 2024 Olympics

Budapest`s city council approved Tuesday launching a bid for the Hungarian capital to host the 2024 Olympics and Paralympics.

The idea will now pass to the Hungarian parliament in July where avid sports fan and Prime Minister Viktor Orban is likely to ensure it passes.

Hungary`s anti-immigration campaign sparks controversy

New anti-immigration billboards put up by the Hungarian government have sparked political controversy, with the head of a small opposition party admitting on Monday that he had vandalised the state-funded posters.

Olympics: Budapest moves closer to 2024 bid
Olympics: Budapest moves closer to 2024 bid

The Hungarian capital Budapest has moved closer to launching a bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, with the final decision resting on a vote next month.

Irrfan mets 'wonderful' Tom Hanks in Budapest
Irrfan mets 'wonderful' Tom Hanks in Budapest

Indian actor Irrfan Khan is back after his a week's trip to Budapest, where he went to prepare for his role in Hollywood venture ‘Inferno’. He says the visit was "fruitful" as he even met actor Tom Hanks and is now looking forward to working with the team.

EU gives green light for Hungarian nuclear deal with Russia

Hungary said Monday that the EU`s nuclear body Euratom has signed a fuel supply agreement, clearing the way for Russia to build the extension of the country`s sole nuclear plant.

Irrfan Khan heading to Budapest for 'Inferno'
Irrfan Khan heading to Budapest for 'Inferno'

Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan is set to pack his bags and head to Budapest for his next Hollywood venture "Inferno", directed by Ron Howard.

Hungarian Jews march in memory of Holocaust

Thousands of people on Sunday joined Hungary's annual "March of Life" commemorating the Holocaust, as World Jewish Congress president Ronald Lauder denounced the country's far-right Jobbik party as "extremist".

Hungary planning to send troops to Iraq to join IS fight

Hungary's prime minister says his government will ask parliament to authorise sending Hungarian troops to join its western allies in the fight against the Islamic State extremist group in Iraq.

Hungary PM needs style change after poll setback: Analysts

Hungary`s strongman Prime Minister Viktor Orban needs to strike a less confrontational stance after his ruling party Fidesz lost its parliamentary super-majority in a key by-election, analysts said.

1000-year-old Buddha statue is actually a mummified monk

A gold-painted Chinese statue of a sitting Buddha hides mummified remains of a high-status monk who lived nearly 1,000 years ago, scientists have found.

Maverick Hungarian PM Orban suffers by-election blow

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban lost his two-thirds majority in parliament in a key by-election on Sunday that could trigger a further slide in the maverick premier`s popularity.

Two thousand Hungarians protest in Budapest on eve of Putin visit

Hundreds of Hungarians took to the streets of Budapest on Monday to protest against Vladimir Putin, a day ahead of the Russian leader`s visit to Budapest. 

Budapest, Guardians of the Galaxy win makeup, hairstyle awards

'The Grand Budapest Hotel' and 'Guardians of the Galaxy' were among winners at the Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards.

Berlin 2024 Olympic Games plan is on thin financial ice, claims expert
Berlin 2024 Olympic Games plan is on thin financial ice, claims expert

Berlin`s potential 2024 Olympic bid could be the wrong financial decision with the city deep in debt and lacking the infrastructure to host such a global event, the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) said on Wednesday.

Nearly 8,000 Kosovo illegals detained in Hungary in six days

Close to 8,000 migrants, mostly from poverty stricken Kosovo, have been detained in the past six days after crossing into Hungary illegally, police said Tuesday amid a rising influx of asylum seekers.

Hungary 'media war' as Orban falls out with magnate

Senior managers within Hungary`s right-wing media resigned en masse Friday in an apparent escalation of a battle between Prime Minister Viktor Orban and a powerful media magnate and former ally.

PM Orban admits Hungarian `shameful` Holocaust role

Many Hungarians chose "bad instead of good" in helping deport Jews to Nazi death camps, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Monday in his first acknowledgement of his country`s complicity in the Holocaust.

225 passengers of diverted London-Mumbai Air India flight return

The 225 passengers of Air India's city-bound flight from London, which was diverted to Budapest after an engine malfunction, returned on Friday, after a delay of over 13 hours.