Rolling Average Jobless Rate Edges Lower in September

Hungary’s three-month rolling average jobless rate reached 4.4% in September, edging down 0.2 of a percentage point from the previous month, but still 0.9 of a percentage point over the rate a year earlier because of the coronavirus crisis, data released by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) show. The rate covers unemployment among people between […]


Tragic Accident in Debrecen – One Person Dies

On 29th October, at about 9:00 pm, a bus hit two pedestrians at the crossroads of Böszörményi and Füredi streets in Debrecen.

Dutch Drug Dealers Sentenced to Eight and a Half Years

A court in Balassagyarmat in northern Hungary has sentenced two Dutch men in a non-final ruling to eight and a half years in prison for selling drugs at a music festival in Nógrád County in 2017. The court has also ruled to expel them from Hungary for ten years, the county chief prosecutor said. Gyula […]


Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs in Debrecen

Yesterday Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Marie Royce paid a visit to Debrecen.

Photo of the Day: Spherical Lookout in Balatonboglár

The Xantus János Spherical Lookout in Balatonboglár was chosen to be the lookout of the year by the Center for Active and Ecotourism Development.

Budapest Jewish and Israeli Film Festival to Offer 17 Titles

The international Jewish and Israeli Film Festival will this year feature 17 recent titles on Jewish life, culture and history between November 24 and December 6, organisers have said. The festival’s programme includes German, US, Russian, Austrian, Norwegian, Israeli and Hungarian productions which will be shown online in light of the coronavirus pandemic, they said […]