Newly appointed head of intelligence Karel Mlejnek admits knowing accused STAN party sponsor but says this has already been cleared by investigators.
However, French prosecutors are now looking into allegations of tax evasion over Babis' purchase of a luxury property there that were revealed in last October's Pandora Papers leak.
Under the agreement, an extra 2.6mn cubic metres per day of gas will arrive in Hungary’s south from the TurkStream pipeline up until the end of August.
The Hungarian government is seeking to attract the world's leading EV battery producers and suppliers to diversify dependence on traditional vehicle manufacturing.
The CEEC platform, which was once called the 17+1, now has 14 members plus China.
LSE-listed Entain acquires Croatian gaming and sportsbook operator SuperSport Group in a deal that values the company at €920m.
Hungary's MOL group pays for Transneft's transit fee to Ukrtransnafta, ending cut-off caused by 'administrative glitch'.
Cut-off will hit the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia hardest, as they rely heavily on imports via the Druzhba pipeline.
New governor calls halt to interest rate rises after nine hikes.
Government mulling asking former premier's Agrofert holding to return subsidies that EU has ruled it was ineligible to receive because of his conflicts of interest.
Civic Democrats continue to reject tax rises to close deficit swollen by COVID-19 pandemic and Ukraine war.
Extreme heat and droughts across several European countries have led to forecasts for this year’s harvests being reduced.
Hundreds of firefighters have for five days battled worst fire in country’s modern history.
Focussed on fighting inflation, the MNB raised the base rate by 100bp to 10.75%, its highest level since December 2008.
Hungarian strongman slams "ineffective" EU sanctions and says new strategies are needed to end the war in Ukraine, as he reaches out to US right wing.
Rate hike made in response to accelerating inflation after consumer prices in the Eurozone grew by 8.6% y/y in June.
Peter Szijjarto visited Moscow with a government mandate to buy an additional 700mcm of gas from Russia in addition to the 4.5bcm under a long-term agreement with Gazprom.
The heatwave that caused havoc in Western Europe is now moving north and east, with temperatures in Southeast Europe expected to peak over the weekend.
Opposition MPs say they want answers about government's handling of EU sanctions on Russian goods transiting via Lithuania to the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad.
Lawmakers in parliament dominated by Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s rightwing Fidesz want elected MEPs to be replaced by representatives appointed by the national legislatures of the 27 EU member states.