Friends and relatives of Hungary's rightwing prime minister Viktor Orbán prosper inordinately. A case study: His schoolfriend Lörinc Mészarós has advanced from struggling heating fitter to one of the richest men in the country.
A pro-government magazine has published the names of hundreds of Viktor Orban critics, including academics, civil rights activists and journalists. Does the news mark a new step in Hungary's ongoing political escalation?
Viktor Orban's increasingly authoritarian tendencies have frustrated the EU. As Hungary enters a national election, could Brussels be preparing to pull the financial rug out from under the right-wing prime minister?
An opposition-backed mayoral candidate has won a surprise victory in a city known as a stronghold for Hungary's ruling right-wing party. The election could be a bellwether for the country's upcoming parliamentary vote.
For the third time in a row, Viktor Orban and his Fidesz party have won the Hungarian elections with an overwhelming majority. The country's flailing opposition, which shares the blame, now faces an uncertain future.
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