According to the weather forecast, we can experience another heatwave this week with almost 40 Celsius in certain places.
The 26th Budapest Pride Festival wound up on Saturday with a march organised with the slogan “Claim back your future!”. A number of counter-demonstrations took place at the same time.
LMP believes that if politicians of ruling Fidesz do not participate at a meeting of parliament’s national security committee called for Monday to discuss the use of the Pegasus spyware, it would be an admission of the government’s responsibility in the matter, the opposition party’s co-leader said at a press conference streamed on Facebook on […]
One Covid patient died in the past 24 hours, while 71 new infections were registered, koronavirus.gov.hu said. So far 5,583,815 people have received a first jab, while 5,344,123 have been fully vaccinated. The number of active infections has declined to 34,282, while hospitals are treating 62 Covid patients, 10 of whom need respiratory assistance.
The Regional Proscutor’s Office of Investigations of Budapest has launched an investigation into the so-called Pegasus case under suspicion of illegally gathering information.
Hungary is under “continuous attack from Brussels, whatever we decide, European institutions find a way to put some pressure on us and to blackmail us so we change our decisions and not use national competencies,” Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said in an interview with BBC.
Gergely Gulyás, the prime minister’s chief of staff, told a regular press briefing that tests by the National Public Health Centre (NNK) have identified the presence of the Delta variant of the coronavirus in 14 new cases and the Gamma variant in one new case.
Addressing a regular press briefing, Gergely Gulyás, the prime minister’s chief of staff, said Hungary and the European Union had reached an agreement on Hungary’s post-pandemic recovery plan, but Brussels had “re-opened” the issue after Hungary passed its child protection law.
The referendum on child protection will be held at the end of 2021 or early 2022, and is expected to strengthen Hungary’s position, the prime minister’s chief of staff told a regular press briefing.
A series of tests conducted on Budapest residents older than 60 who have been inoculated with the Sinopharm vaccine has found that 24.2% of the participants have no sufficient protection against Covid-19, the mayor’s office told MTI on Wednesday.