Hungary's unions are seeing a surge in membership It follows a string of successes winning wage hikes with strikes, and mobilising 40,000 to protest retrogressive labor laws.
The powerful center-right alliance in the European Parliament has voted to suspend membership of Viktor Orban's party. Ahead of the vote Orban said that Fidesz would quit the EPP if its membership was suspended.
The European Union presented a unified front after UK lawmakers snubbed concessions and voted down a Brexit deal. Bloc leaders said the UK must justify itself if it wants an extension.
Membership in the EU's conservative political bloc is important, but not as important as defending "European Christian values and stopping migration," a Hungarian Fidesz party official has said.
A new policy paper has defended China’s attempt to strike hard at extremism. The crackdown forms part of a strategy that includes "standardized" education camps, where activists say one million people are detained.
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