Pedestrian and bicycle bridge to be built in Budapest

As part of the planned buildings of the FINA 2017 World Aquatics Championships, a pedestrian and bicycle bridge over Rákos-stream at Népfürdő street is to be […]

Budapest 2024 – Civil movement submits signatures for Olympics referendum

Budapest, February 17 (MTI) – The civil Momentum Movement on Friday said it submitted over a quarter million signatures to the Budapest election office to initiate […]

Wages at state companies to grow by 30 pc

Budapest (MTI) – Wages paid by state-owned companies will rise by 30 percent in several stages over the next three years, government office chief János Lázár […]

LMP: Hungarian sports kidnapped by party politics

Budapest (MTI) – Hungarian sports has been kidnapped by party politics when Olympians use their social status to support Budapest’s bid to host the Summer Olympics […]

Court fines man vandalising opposition signature drive’s booth

Budapest, February 14 (MTI) – A Budapest court has fined a rowdy man 150,000 forints (EUR 487) for vandalising a stall at which signatures were collected […]

Opposition party plans rally against Budapest Olympics

Budapest, February 13 (MTI) – The opposition Dialogue Party will organise a demonstration to coincide with a visit to Budapest in May by an International Olympic […]

Budapest mayor: Responsible mayor must not oppose Budapest Olympics

Budapest, February 1 (MTI) – Any responsible mayor of Budapest must not oppose the Olympics, Budapest Mayor István Tarlós told commercial station Magyar Katolikus Radio on […]

Budapest assembly – Budapest approves final 2024 Olympic locations, opposition slams mayor

Budapest, January 25 (MTI) – The Budapest assembly on Wednesday approved the final proposal on locations selected under the Hungarian capital’s bid to host the 2024 […]

Budapest mayor urges publication of OLAF report on Metro 4

Budapest, January 24 (MTI) – Budapest Mayor István Tarlós has called it “unfortunate” that a report by the European Union’s anti-fraud office (OLAF) concerning suspected corruption […]

Budapest mayor: Fine for metro 4 fraud could be lower than first projected

Budapest (MTI) – The fine Hungary is expected to receive from the European Commission for irregularities uncovered by Europe’s anti-fraud office OLAF in connection with Budapest’s […]

Socialists protest delay in Metro 3 refurbishment, Olympic plans

Budapest (MTI) – Speakers in a protest organised by the opposition Socialists criticised the management of Budapest for delays in the refurbishment of the city’s third […]

LMP warns of environmental impacts of Budapest Olympics

Budapest, January 20 (MTI) – The cost of addressing environmental harm caused by the 2024 Budapest Olympics, if the event goes ahead, could add 1,000 billion […]

Socialists, LMP support signature drive to thwart Budapest 2024 Olympic plans

Budapest, January 19 (MTI) – Both the opposition Socialist and LMP parties back an NGO initiative to collect signatures demanding Hungary drop its bid to host […]

Budapest2024: if the 2024 Olympic Games were hosted in Budapest – New visuals

2024 Budapest Olympics Organizing Committee working hard to show the world the planned sports facilities that host Olympic competitions if Budapest will be awarded with 2024 […]

Budapest applauded by international sport leaders

The short travelling times, the harmony between the city and the Olympics developments and the beauty of Budapest were praised by the representatives of 22 sport unions, […]

Budapest2024: stunning new visuals writes that Balázs Fürjes, head of Budapest’s Olympic bid, emphasized on a recent press conference – where they primarily introduced the athletes’ committee led by […]

Top court rejects referendum on Budapest 2024 Olympic Games bid

Budapest, December 14 (MTI) – The Kúria, Hungary’s supreme court, on Wednesday upheld a ruling by the National Election Committee (NVB) rejecting a referendum initiative on […]

HUNGARYTRENDS – The most important news in business and finance from the previous week

Budapest (MTI) – See below MTI’s main business and financial news from the previous week: HUNGARY CPI CLIMBS TO 1.1 PC IN NOV Consumer prices in […]

Budapest clears next hurdle in bid to host 2024 Olympics

Budapest, December 8 (MTI) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved the second round of documentation for Budapest’s bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, […]

Budapest2024 design livery aircraft joins the Wizz Air’s fleet

Wizz Air, the largest low cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, in partnership with Budapest Airport and the Budapest 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid, revealed […]