Police

Police: nearly 14,000 refugees arrive from Ukraine on Sunday

Fully 6,125 people crossed into Hungary directly from Ukraine on Sunday, while another 7,638 from Ukraine crossed from Romania, the national police headquarters (ORFK) said. Police issued temporary residence permits valid for thirty days to 232 people, ORFK told MTI on Monday. Holders of such permits must contact a local immigration office near their place […]

Appeals Court Overrules 18 Verdicts in Colombian Drug-Money Laundering Case

The metropolitan appeals court has overruled first-instance verdicts handed to 18 defendants last year on charges of laundering cash from trafficking Colombian drugs to the tune of billions of forints.

Culture

Andy Fletcher, Keyboardist for Depeche Mode, Has Died

He was 60 years old.

Haselbock, Buchbinder, Vienna Boys’ Choir to Perform at Liszt Music Academy in 2022/23

The Budapest Liszt Music Academy will feature international performers including Martin Haselbock and Rudolf Buchbinder, and the Vienna Boys’ Choir and launch a new programme series presenting young talents during its 2022/2023 season, organisers said on Tuesday.

New York to Host Second Hungarian Contemporary Arts Festival

The Hungary L!ve contemporary arts festival will be held in New York for the second time between May 23 and 29, featuring theatre performances, concerts, workshops and panel discussions, the Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design (MOME) said on Tuesday.