Hungary delays international cultural conference as Yiannopoulos' presence sparks controversy

bne IntelliNews January 9, 2018

Budapest feared conference could become a distraction before the general election.

Lithuania, Bulgaria outstrip EU car sales growth 10-fold

bne IntelliNews December 15, 2017

Sales across the EU grew 5.9% in November as four of the big 5 markets performed well, but couldn't match the stunning growth in the two small East European countries.

European Commission refers Hungary to European Court of Justice in three cases in unprecedented move

bne IntelliNews December 8, 2017

Orban government sued over EU migrant quotas, and laws on the transparency of foreign-funded NGOs and higher education.

EU to put Poland, Hungary and Czechia in dock for rejecting asylum seekers

bne IntelliNews December 7, 2017

Populists in all three countries have whipped up resistance to the bloc’s relocation plan. The Czechs have accepted just 12 designated migrants in two years, while the Poles and Hungarians have allowed in none.

Hungary's Jobbik party threatens to withdraw from election after entire campaign funding wiped out by fine

bne IntelliNews December 7, 2017

The State Audit Office has accused Jobbik of accepting over HUF330mn in illegal financing, which makes it liable for a HUF660mn fine.