Opposition aims for similar result to anti-Olympic campaign in referendum signature drive

Hungary's left-wing and liberal opposition parties have joined together to collect signatures for a referendum campaign that they hope will...

Government yet to decide how to use funds originally aimed at financing Olympic plans

Budapest (MTI) - The government has not yet decided how to use the funds that had been allocated to finance Budapest's bid to host the 2024...

What the international press writes about Budapest’s withdrawal from the Olympic bid

It’s only been a few days since the announcement of Budapest’s withdrawal from the 2024 Olympic bid, but the news quickly flooded the...

Radio interview with prime minister Orbán – UPDATE

Budapest, February 24 (MTI) - International organisations "posing as civil groups" in Hungary need to be made accountable, the prime minister...

Jobbik blames Orbán, Fidesz, left wing for withdrawal of Olympic bid

Budapest, February 23 (MTI) - Opposition Jobbik party on Thursday blamed Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, ruling Fidesz and the leftist parties...

Official: Budapest Olympic bid would have been ‘hopeless’ without ‘full unity’

Budapest, February 23 (MTI) - Budapest's bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics would only have had a chance against those of its "strong, and...

Opposition: Orbán’s cabinet “betrays” advocates of Olympic referendum

Budapest, February 23 (MTI) - The government has "betrayed" those who supported a local referendum to be held on Budapest's plan to host the...

BREAKING NEWS – Orbán’s cabinet proposes withdrawing Budapest’s Olympic bid

Budapest, February 22 (MTI) - The government passed a resolution on Wednesday in which it proposed that the City of Budapest and the Hungarian...

Ruling party Fidesz: Budapest’s chances to host 2024 Olympics over

Budapest, February 21 (MTI) - Ruling Fidesz parliamentary group leader Lajos Kósa on Tuesday said he believed Budapest's chances of staging...

Orbán voices uncertainty over outlook of Hungary’s Olympic bid

Budapest, February 20 (MTI) - Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Monday voiced uncertainty over the outlook for Hungary's bid to host the 2024...