Budget Deficit Edges Up to HuF 2,270 BN at End-September, Ministry Confirms

Hungary’s budget deficit, excluding local councils, reached 2,270.3 billion forints (EUR 6.2bn) at the end of September, up 9 billion from a month earlier, the Finance Ministry said. The central budget had a 1,841.8 billion forint deficit and the social insurance funds were 441.8 billion forints in the red, but the separate state funds had […]


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 […]

Jack is back in Nyíregyháza

Jack, the largest African elephant bull in Europe came back to the Nyíregyháza Zoo from Basel after two years.