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The Left-liberal Opposition Takes Over Budapest

Apart from certain important cities, the country remained orange in general, while in Budapest, the joint opposition scored a much-awaited and in certain districts, a very surprising victory. Analysts agree this might bring a new era in domestic politics. No pollster predicted Gergely Karácsony’s victory. What is more, his triumph was rather …

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Guinness Record in Budapest!!! – Two Frenchmen cycled 4,000 km, drawing ‘LOVE’ on the map

Budapest has been chosen as the final destination of the two French cyclists who accomplished their ‘LOVE’ tour, finishing at Kossuth Square. The two adventurers started their trip in Nancy and cycled through Europe in a way that their itinerary sketched the word ‘love,’ reported France Info. The meaningful word …

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New medical center opens in Budapest! – Saving lives without surgical operation

A special medical training and research institute opens in Budapest which is considered to be unique in the Central and Eastern European region – as Hungary is the first country where surgical techniques will be taught and applied without incision – reported by Premier Med Health, Educational and Research Institute …

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More than 70,000 Attend Free Bryan Adams Concert in Budapest

More than 70,000 people attended the free Bryan Adams concert at Budapest’s Heroes’ Square on Saturday. The event, organized by Szerencsejáték Zrt., the largest gambling service provider in Hungary, cost nearly half a billion forints, and according to organizers, was the most popular concert in the capital in the past 7 years. …

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Comfy parking: A Hungarian start-up won an international award in Vienna

The Budapest-based Rollet has been prized and praised to be the most promising start-up enterprise of 2019. The ceremony took place at the Property Forum of Vienna, the most prestigious real-estate conference in the region where the top 100 most influential companies represent themselves from all over Central Europe. According …

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Will Smith: “Budapest is a Gemstone, a Wonderful Blend of a Thousand Years of History”

As part of the promotion of Will Smith’s new film, ‘Gemini Man’ in Hungary, after Wednesday’s birthday concert in downtown Budapest, Ang Lee, the director of the film, producer Jerry Bruckheimer, and the Hollywood actor held a joint press conference for the Hungarian international press on Thursday afternoon. In Gemini Man, Will Smith plays …

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New Terminal to Replace Low Cost ‘Container Building’ at Budapest Airport

Budapest Airport is building a new wing to serve low-cost airline passengers at Liszt Ferenc International Airport, according to information from Magyar Nemzet. The news was confirmed by Budapest Airport. According to current information, the construction of the one-story facility is currently underway on the site of the previously planned Ferihegy 2C terminal. …

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Pollsters: Who Will Likely Be the Next Mayor of Budapest?

With the local elections just around the corner, we take a look at the chances of mayoral candidates in Budapest. Will Fidesz supported István Tarlós win his third consecutive term on October 13 or this time joint leftist opposition candidate Gergely Karácsony will defeat the incumbent mayor? Also, what are the chances …

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A Hungarian is the astrophotographer of 2019 – Photos Read

The president of the Hungarian Astrophotographer Association, László Francsics, won three different awards at the Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2019 Competition. Apart from his picture of the Full Moon turning red as it is entering the shadow of the Earth, his infrared Saturn was also awarded.  Competitors could register …

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Fire Breaks out at High-Rise Building in Budapest

The insulation used in the roof structure of a seven-story, uninhabited building under construction was caught on fire in Gidófalvy Lajos Street in the 13th district on Thursday. The fire was extinguished shortly after 5 pm. Nobody was injured. A fire occurred in the roof structure of a seven-story high-rise building in …

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