Tim Gosling

Tim Gosling

Europe

Hungary passes disputed reform bill to tighten grip on scientists

Bill passed by right-wing Orban government enables takeover of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Hungary passes disputed reform bill to tighten grip on scientists

Czech Republic

'We've had enough': Huge crowds in Prague demand PM Babis quits

A quarter of a million Czechs take part in rally calling on premier Andrej Babis to step down over corruption scandal.

'We've had enough': Huge crowds in Prague demand PM Babis quits

Hungary

Hungary scraps parallel justice system plans after EU failure

Budapest does a U-turn on judicial reform as centrists keep hold of European Parliament.

Hungary scraps parallel justice system plans after EU failure

Czech Republic

Protests grow against authoritarian slide in Czech Republic

Rally marks a fourth week of demonstrations since the controversial appointment of Marie Benesova as justice minister.

Protests grow against authoritarian slide in Czech Republic

The Far Right

European far-right leaders rally in Prague, face counterprotests

Far-right figureheads including Le Pen and Wilders attempt to boost support before European Parliament elections.

European far-right leaders rally in Prague, face counterprotests