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The Daily Caller
Honoring anti-semitic governor of Hungary is a disgrace
On November 3rd, much to the shock of many Hungarians, the far-right Jobbik party unveiled a statue of Miklos Horthy, the Hungarian Governor who ruled after the first World War and allied Hungary with Nazi Germany during the second World War.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Women whizzing past you
They are headturners in more ways than one A' women who race cars at over 200 km per hour and are part of the Federation Internationale de Automobile A' approved Lotus Ladies Cup racing circuit.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Britain's pensioners aren't being served from policy changes that date since 1979
My new piece for The Guardian's Comment is Free. Well, at least we beat Mexico. The new OECD report on pensions reveals that for people on average earnings, Britain's state pension is the least generous of all the 34 OECD members bar one.
GLOBAL: 'Catching Fire' Scorches Past $500M, 'Thor: The Dark World' Hits $400M OverseasBoxOffice
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire crossed the half-billion dollar mark this weekend after raking in $92.5 million.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Paprika: Hungary's spicy obsession
Hungarian paprika's so sweet it can even be used in desserts. In fact, Hungarians spoon it into pretty much any dish you can think of.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
The wide and varied tastes of Bratislava
Although there are some varieties of wine that can be called typical to Bratislava, the same cannot necessarily be said about the city's cuisine.
European Public Health Alliance
Intercultural mediator on Roma communities - the birth of a new profession?
Over the last 10 years, and in the course of several Roma integration programmes, a new function or rather a professional role has emerged: the Roma mediator - a professional involved in various fields .
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Trip tips: Budapest, a triptych city with art galore
It's well known that Budapest is the marriage of two cities - Buda and Pest - but how many outsiders realise Hungary's historic and culture-filled capital is really a merger of three? For the better part of two millennia, there were three adjacent towns in the area, united by bureaucrats in 1873.
Ethnic-driven campaign is wrong way forward
ELECTION campaigns often unleash the basest political instincts. When observers assumed that in this year's elections to the eight self-governing regions that attempts to mobilise voters based on ethnicity would be avoided, they were wrong.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Vuc Vote: Five remaining regional leaders elected; extremist wins in Banska Bystrica
VOTERS in five remaining self-governing regions, known by Slovaks under the acronym VAsCs, have elected their leaders in the second round of regional elections held on November 23. There were few surprises compared to the first round since in the BanskA Bystrica the candidate who placed second, Marian Kotleba, who has a history of racist statements ... (more)
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Regional run-offs to conclude
SLOVAKS will take to the polling stations for the second time in a month on November 23, this time voting for regional governors in the Bratislava, Trnava, Nitra, BanskA Bystrica and KoA ice self-governing regions , where in the first round no candidate received a majority of votes.
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Thu Nov 21, 2013
Guide to Hungary's signature dishes
Is it a soup? Is it a stew? Hungary's national dish is a cross between the two. It's hard to find a restaurant that doesn't serve it -- from the humblest cafA© to the grandest establishments.
Budapest, a triptych city with art galore
It's well known that Budapest is the marriage of two cities - Buda and Pest - but how many outsiders realize Hungary's historic and culture-filled capital is really a merger of three? For the better part of two millennia, there were three adjacent towns in the area, united by bureaucrats in 1873.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Five regions to elect governors in second round; PM pits Slovaks against Hungarians
BRATISLAVA, Trnava, Nitra, Banska Bystrica, and Kosice are preparing for the second round of the regional governor elections this Saturday, November 23. While Banska Bystrica, where an extremist has made it into the run-off, has grabbed most of the attention in the two weeks between the election rounds, Prime Minister Robert Fico has turned his ... (more)
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Hungary's far-right turn
"Canada is an island of peace and tolerance," says Akos Kertesz, thrilled to be here, even if 80 is not the best age to start a new life.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Dining car is a satisfying part of rail experience
Second in a series I wake early to travel from Vienna to Bratislava, to connect to this Hungarian train as it journeys 400 miles north to Berlin across Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Germany on tracks laid mostly before the world wars.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
The home of myths and legends
The lives of people around the world are forever intertwined with the legends, myths and ghost stories that permeate their land.
Most-Hid has become a member of the EPP
Most-Hid has joined the European People's Party , the largest pan-European political organisation, November 13. The party, which focuses on strong relations with Slovakia's Hungarian-minority party, is the EPP's 74th member.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Data Center Knowledge
Red Hat Expands OpenShift Online, Lowers Pricing
At the AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas this week Red Hat announced an expansion of its OpenShift Online public Platform-as-a-Service offering and services for its partner ecosystem.