I Crossed The Hungarian Border As A Refugee: Their New Refugee Detention Bill Doesn't Surprise Me

Maudie Fraser | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Politics
Maudie Fraser

On 13th October 2015, I crossed the border from Croatia to Hungary, along with hundreds of refugees travelling northwards through Europe towards Germa...

Polish Post-Punk, Estonian Electro And Czechpop: One Night In Budapest

Tim Thornton | Posted 02.12.2016 | UK Entertainment
Tim Thornton

In 1994, the rock band dEUS released Suds & Soda, a debut single suggesting a drunken fantasy jam between the Beastie Boys and The Pogues after a Fait...

With Memories Of Revolution, Hungary Confronts Uncomfortable Future

Alessandro Lanuto | Posted 12.10.2017 | UK Politics
Alessandro Lanuto

While much of the media attention devoted to the referendum has now moved on, concerns for Hungary's international reputation linger.

Open Borders: A Naïve And Unworkable Approach In Combating The Migrant Crisis

Thomas Smith | Posted 04.10.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Thomas Smith

It is advisable the EU and international order avoid calls for open borders and instead create a detailed and structured framework with which to combat the crisis- an undeniably complex and onerous task.

Hungarians Brilliantly Spoilt Their Referendum Ballots To Protest Refugee 'Hate' Vote

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK

Many Hungarians have spoiled their ballots in symbolic fashion to protest against a government-called referendum aimed at denying more than 1,000 refu...

The Waugh Zone September 21, 2016

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 21.09.2016 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday, September 21, 2016… 1) CLOSURE MOTION A bitter split, rumours of affairs with unsuitable part...

Tired of the EU Referendum? Here's Some Music

Tim Thornton | Posted 15.06.2017 | UK Entertainment
Tim Thornton

Hearing a few decent tunes never fails to calm me down, keep me sane, reassure me that - in the words of The Killers - everything will be all right. So I made a playlist. Each tune on the playlist is from a different EU country.

The West Has a Hand in Orbán's Latest Tricks

Juan Garcia | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK Politics
Juan Garcia

If anyone thought 2016 would bring with it a change in approach by Hungary's ruling Fidesz Party they were sadly mistaken. Since the beginning of the year Hungary has seen a surge in public discontent and street protests opposing proposed constitutional amendments that would provide the government with sweeping anti-terror powers.

Wine of the Week: Vylyan Cabernet Franc 2011 from Hungary

Tom Cannavan | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Cannavan

Vylyan Cabernet Franc 2011, Hungary Think of Hungarian wine and chances are your only image is of the traditional 'Bull's Blood', or the fantastic swe...

Cameron Told Hungarians Are Not 'Parasites' On The British Taxpayer

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Politics

The Hungarian prime minister told David Cameron on Thursday that his countrymen are not “parasites” on the British taxpayer, noting that the 55,00...

The World's Obsession With Rights Rather Than Responsibilities Is the Cause of the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Tahir Nasser | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK
Tahir Nasser

A charter of Human Responsibilities rather than simply of Human Rights is, I believe, the next stage in establishing peace in society...

The Chart That Proves Refugees Are Choosing To Go Almost Anywhere But Britain

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 09.10.2015 | UK

Germany has received 11 times more asylum applications than the United Kingdom so far this year, the latest figures from UNHCR reveal. Refugees mak...

A Photographer Did A Refugee-Themed Photoshoot. The Reaction Was Predictable.

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 07.10.2015 | UK

A Hungarian photographer has faced a barrage of criticism after organising a refugee-inspired photoshoot. The ‘Der Migrant’ series by Norbert Baks...

Top Google Search Terms In Syria Show Just How Desperate People Are

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK

Syrians are scouring the internet for the nearest hospitals and routes out of the war-torn country, the top Google search terms reveal. In the past...

Amateur Photographer Describes 'Beautiful' Sight Of Kissing Refugee Couple

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK

The sight of this kissing refugee couple made an amateur photographer take what must be one of most humanising photos of the migration crisis. Istv...

We Must Reject the Demand to Try Charlie Hebdo, and the Narrative That Spawned It

David Browne | Posted 23.09.2016 | UK Universities & Education
David Browne

Last week, Charlie Hebdo magazine contained cartoons featuring Aylan Kurdi's death. The cartoons mocked the atmosphere which had preceded, and indeed ...

Hungary Agrees To Let Army Use Rubber Bullets And Tear Gas On Refugees

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 22.09.2015 | UK

Hungarian armed forces are reportedly heading towards its border with Croatia in military Humvees after parliament voted to deploy them to help repel ...

Tensions Rising As Hungary Accuses Croatia Of 'Smuggling' Refugees

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 19.09.2015 | UK

Tensions are rising over the current refugee crisis after Hungary accused Croatia of “human smuggling”. Hungary said that its neighbour had com...

Presenter Richard Engel Couldn't Stand Aside As Pregnant Refugee Collapses During His Report

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 18.09.2015 | UK

Journalist Richard Engel was filmed helping a pregnant refugee on Wednesday, the NBC news correspondent aiding a woman who collapsed to the floor duri...

Graphic Images Show Bloodied Refugees After Tear Gas And Water Cannon Used

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK

Graphic pictures have shown the aftermath of tear gas and water cannon used on people at the Hungarian border on Wednesday. In one particularly sho...

Hungarian Ambassador Defends Treatment Of Migrants

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Politics

Hungary's ambassador to the United Kingdom has defended his country's treatment of refugees, after the UN Secretary General said he was "shocked" at i...

Jack Sommers

Why Only The Poorest Refugees Will Be Hit By Hungary's New Border Fence | Jack Sommers | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK

Calais-style refugee camps are set to appear along the Serbian border with Hungary, it has been claimed, as a result of a new fence that aims to stop ...

Refugees Are Being Fed 'Like Animals In A Pen' In Hungary's Roszke Camp

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK

An Austrian volunteer has secretly recorded footage of refugees being fed "like animals in a pen" inside Hungary's Roszke camp, which is situated on t...

What I've Witnessed as a Press Photographer on the Scene of Hungary's Refugee Crisis

Matt Cardy | Posted 10.09.2016 | UK
Matt Cardy

It is often said that being in the front row seat as history unfolds itself is one of the privileges of a press photographer's job. Well, that has certainly been the case for me over the last few weeks here in Hungary. Over those few weeks I have seen scenes of joy, turn to despair and turn to joy again. I have been covering the migrant and refugee crisis which is being described as the biggest movement of people since the Second World War. This story has really been unfolding all summer. There have been many flash points. Confused responses. Polarised opinion and massive political implications for the future of the European Union. But one thing is clear, is that has been a very photographic and image led story.

Now Hungary Could Use Its Army To Stop People Entering Europe

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK

The Hungarian army could be sent the country's border against an influx of people trying to enter Europe. The country has been told to expect 40,00...