Europe

Thousands protest against Orban's victory in Hungary

Organisers estimate size of the crowd at over 100,000, calling for a recount of ballots, free media, a new election law.

Viktor Orban's victory prompts protest in Budapest

Hungary

Hungary poll outcome sparks civil society concern

EU politicians want some of country's membership rights to be suspended for 'undermining' democratic norms.

Hungary: Groups fear being 'shut down' after Orban win

Europe

How far will Hungary's Orban go for anti-refugee policies?

Hungary is cementing its place as the standard-bearer for right-wing nationalism in Europe and Viktor Orban's latest triumph could lead to more anti-immigrant legislation.

Hungary

PM Orban wins re-election with anti-migrant campaign

Orban set for third successive term in power after campaign targeting refugees and migrants wins large majority.

Inside Story

Is Hungary's Viktor Orban popular or a populist?

Voters in Hungary go to the polls, with controversial prime minister seeking a third term in office.

Politics

Hungary votes in elections billed as 'test for Europe'

Hungarians head to the voting booth to decide the country's future amid rising anti-migrant rhetoric.

Hungarians vote in parliamentary elections in 'test for Europe'

Reporter's Notebook

The day I went viral: Inside Orban's media crackdown

When Dan Nolan set out to expose how the Hungarian state media systematically targets opposition voices, he became a target himself.

Europe

Viktor Orban predicted to win third term in Hungary elections

The prime minister has been accused of corruption, but many in Hungary are unconvinced or uninterested in the opposition's claims.

Europe

Hungary elections: Orban campaign targets critic Soros

Most opinion polls indicate that Hungary's right-wing nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban is likely to win a third consecutive term in Sunday's election.

Politics

Hungary elections: Another populist test for Europe?

Amid rising populism and anti-migrant sentiment, Hungarians will head to the ballot box on Sunday.

Hungary elections: Another populist test for Europe?

Hungary

Hungary jails Syrian refugee for 'act of terror'

Syrian convicted at a retrial after throwing stones at Hungarian security officers in a border standoff.

Hungary sentences refugee to seven years for 'terror'

Hungary

Soros-backed university CEU to open satellite campus in Vienna

CEU has been in danger of closure in Hungary because of threats from the far-right Fidesz government.

 Soros-backed university CEU to open satellite campus in Vienna

Europe

Hungary: Could election upset spell end for illiberal Orban?

Fidesz suffered a loss in a party stronghold to a single opposition candidate. Some believe corruption is the cause.

Hungary: Could election upset spell end for illiberal Orban?

The Listening Post

Hungary: Orban's media manipulation exposed

A look at Orban's media strategy: Tightly-controlled state media, private outlets owned by government-friendly tycoons.

Hungary

Business, politics and a vote to close Budapest's bars

Government-tied business owners need not worry about closing their bars at midnight after low turnout invalidates vote.

Business, politics and a vote to close Budapest's bars