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BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hungary sees 4th day of protests over overtime, other issues

BUDAPEST, Hungary— Several thousand protesters marched through Budapest for a fourth day to oppose laws promoted by the Hungarian government that critics say will restrict workers’ rights and have undermined democracy. The protesters chanted anti-government slogans and braved sub-zero temperatures Sunday while gathered in front of parliament, where speakers denounced revised overtime rules that lawmakers … Continue reading BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hungary sees 4th day of protests over overtime, other issues

BUDAPEST, Hungary | Soros-backed university in Hungary moves programs to Vienna

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Central European University said Monday it will move its U.S.-accredited degree programs from the Hungarian capital of Budapest to Vienna next September, as Hungary’s government is refusing to sign an agreement allowing it to stay. CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff said Monday that the university “has been forced out” of Hungary, … Continue reading BUDAPEST, Hungary | Soros-backed university in Hungary moves programs to Vienna

BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hungary: Ban on living in public areas taking effect

BUDAPEST, Hungary  — A constitutional amendment that prohibits people from living in public areas takes effect next week in Hungary. Advocates for the homeless say the ban and the threat of jail time for violators is unlikely to solve the problem of people sleeping on the streets. Menhely Alapitvany (Shelter Foundation) Director Zoltan Akna says … Continue reading BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hungary: Ban on living in public areas taking effect

BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hungary’s leader: EU seeks to undermine border defense tasks

BUDAPEST, Hungary— Hungary’s prime minister claimed Monday that the European Union is seeking to take over the defense of the bloc’s external borders from some countries in order to facilitate the entry of migrants. Viktor Orban, a staunch opponent of immigration, said during the inaugural meeting of parliament’s fall session that EU bureaucrats “don’t want … Continue reading BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hungary’s leader: EU seeks to undermine border defense tasks

BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hamilton heads into F1 break with comfortable lead on Vettel

BUDAPEST, Hungary  — Lewis Hamilton heads into Formula One’s summer break with a comfortable 24-point lead over rival Sebastian Vettel after cruising to victory from pole position at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday. Hamilton was untroubled as he secured a second straight win, his fifth of the season and 67th overall. Vettel was second. … Continue reading BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hamilton heads into F1 break with comfortable lead on Vettel

BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hamilton wins Hungarian GP to extend lead over rival Vettel

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix from pole position on Sunday to extend his championship lead over Sebastian Vettel. Hamilton was untroubled as he secured a second straight win, fifth of the season and 67th overall. But Mercedes missed out on a 1-2 as Valtteri Bottas was overtaken by Vettel and … Continue reading BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hamilton wins Hungarian GP to extend lead over rival Vettel

BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hungarian GP: Hamilton takes pole position ahead of Bottas

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Lewis Hamilton produced a brilliant last lap to take pole position for the Hungarian Grand Prix ahead of Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas in difficult track conditions on Saturday. Mercedes head of motorsport Toto Wolff could hardly believe it as he watched from the team motorhome, clutching his head in disbelief as Hamilton … Continue reading BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hungarian GP: Hamilton takes pole position ahead of Bottas