Andrea Hajagos

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Hungary's national holiday is traditionally a day on which the people focus on political issues. Perhaps this will be extended next year when the country will be facing an election campaign as well.

The demonstration was planned to be held at the Parliament to let Vladimir Putin hear the whistling.

But because of very strict road closures the crowd could only come about 700 metres from the Parliament building.

This small idea has spread nation-wide action, now there are more than 100 places like this in Hungary with a few thousand coats that already have new owners.. They will need it indeed as the extreme cold spell is set to continue for a few more days.

The paper's journalists simply thought their office was relocating, and from Sunday they'd be carrying on. But now they don't even know if they will ever continue and if they do, under what circumstances.

If in the end the government does come round to allowing foreign workers, experts say the question is how many people would actually come given how low wages are and the Hungarian government's anti-migrant stance.

As a huge number of the passengers using Uber in Budapest were foreigners, an important question is what effect will this have on tourism.

Sergei Lavrov met the Prime Minister here in the Parliament building. We don't know what they were talking about during their private meeting, but according to some experts, it seems that this visit is even more important for the Russians now, a few weeks before the EU's decision on sanctions.

Qualification has come after so many decades, so it comes as no surprise that the Hungarian fans want to go and support them at the stadia. To highlight this Hungarian Euro-phoria – according to the data of an international hotel search page most of the supporters looking for accommodation close to the Euro2016 venues are Hungarians.

Organisers say that they will give two weeks for the government to budge. Failing that, more action will follow.

In Budapest there are already several bitcoin cash dispensers. Many have criticised this sort of payment saying it's linked to the black economy, but others point out it is very innovative.

This ITU event in Budapest is basically a gathering of professionals. But it's also good for people like me, who can admire all of the technical innovations.

Only those with the correct travel documents are being allowed to travel internationally by train. Most of the refugees are waiting here to find out what will happen to them. So far, they have no idea how long they may have to wait.

When the organisers announced this demonstration, they didn't even know that by this time the construction of the fence would already have started at the Serbian-Hungarian border.

The future changes to the social welfare system in the UK are very important to many Hungarians, as some surveys show that London is the second city after Budapest in terms of the number of Hungarians living there.

Many believe the government's real aim is to win back voters who left them for the far-right Jobbik Party. But some analysts his Fidesz party will lose support because of this campaign.

We're here in the media centre at the exact moment the winner is announced. Even though we weren't allowed access to the main hall, we still felt that we were among – not journalists – but real Eurovision fans.

The biggest applause of the night in the press centre was when Sweden overtook Russia to take the lead.

Hundreds of thousands of Hungarians were victims of the Holocaust, probably this is why many people are shocked by the latest research showing that anti-Semitism is still growing in Hungary, and especially in Budapest which has the largest Jewish community.

During Angela Merkel's Monday visit she will hold talks with Viktor Orbán for around one and a half hours, yet everyone is is just guessing if the issues raised by the protesters will be part of those discussions.

Viktor Orban's statement surprised many because Hungary only gets a few economic migrants. In contrast, many people leave here to go to other countries for economic reasons. Analysts say his statement must be part of domestic policy, and that maybe this is a bid by Orban to stop his party's popularity from falling further.

The results of the talks have yet to be revealed. With the government and retailers keeping their cards close to their chests until the negotiations are completed.

While the demonstration in Budapest and other cities were going on there were also protests in several European capitals, organized by expat Hungarians.

The protesters hope that with this demonstration they can repeat the success they had with the internet tax demos. If this doesn't happen, the organisers say they are going to protest again on November 17.

If parliament votes yes to this internet tax bill despite the demonstrations, they will them go out onto the streets again.

The Serbs, the Croats and the Bosniaks think about the world in a very different way, but they seem to agree that Bosnia and Herzegovina didn't develop in the last few years and many of them think this election will do little to change the situation.

If we look across the entire Hungarian economy, Russia's agricultural sanctions will not cause extreme hardship, but for those on the frontline, the producers, could well be forced to shut down.

There is a sign here to show that there is a Bitcoin dispenser inside, and another sticker telling you that Bitcoin is accepted here for purchases. The people who've installed this machine have as their goal many more such signs appearing.

Although most of the performances get underway on Wednesday the party is already rocking.

People from many different parts of the world have come here for the anniversary. Although the war here in the 1990s didn't help relations between the Balkan nations, we even met some tourists from Bosnia's neighbouring countries as well.

It is clear that the water level has decreased; a couple of days ago the bridge here was completely submerged. But even if the situation is improving, the fact is that this town has never seen such a devastating flood.

A concert was scheduled in this arena for next Friday. But now donated clothes have taken the place of the audience.

The prime minister can now exercise his power with full authority. He'll name his new government after the European elections. Until then the members of the former government have only limited influence.

Opinion about Hungarian membership in the EU took a beating during the crisis. But today it seems to be better. The EU is getting a more positive image in Hungarian minds.

The March of the Living is organised every year in the capital but this time perhaps it is more poignant coming on the 70th anniversary of when the Nazis occupied Hungary. However the relationship between today's Hungarian government and Jewish organisations is at its lowest point for decades and now more than 20% of voters have backed a party which does not condemn anti-Semitic acts.

This debate on the monument casts a shadow over the April 16th commemoration of the Hungarian victims of the Holocaust.

Just a few votes could determine whether it will be able to continue to govern with a two-thirds majority. If not, the opposition might have a greater say in politics.Things will become clearer within the space of a few days.

Parties made their final campaign statements. Orbán spoke in Hero's Square. He told supporters that his government had rebuilt Hungary and therefore asked them to give him another term when they vote on April 6. Opposition leader Attila Mesterházy held his last rally at the Opera, calling on people not to support Fidesz, because the last four years has been a time of impoverishment.

The previous prime ministers of Hungary, who took the rules of the EU much more seriously, had a Hungarian flag and an EU flag outside the window of their office in parliament. When Viktor Orban became prime minister, the EU flag was changed for another Hungarian one.

Tens of thousands of people came to the left-wing rally but there were still a lot fewer than attended Saturday's pro-government election event. In Hungary traditionally the right-wing is better at mobilizing the people, so perhaps the vote on April 6 will show an even bigger gap between the government and opposition.

As Greenpeace activists protest against the expansion of the Paks nuclear plant, parliamentary committees have already started to debate the project.

Some of the opposition politicians that are making speeches now were also talking about the expansion of Paks when they were in the government. So now they don't protest against the fact of the investment but the way it was done.

What is happening in Ukraine is very important to all Visegrad Countries. Nothing demonstrates this more than the Czech PM's rapid arrival here only a few hours after he was sworn into office.

The European Union has already repeatedly expressed its concerns about the cuts of energy prices in Hungary. That is why the Hungarian Parliament received a political request from its Fidesz majority last year asking the government to fight EU bureaucracy.

The question is whether the country's most experienced and most divisive politician gets to govern again or could he be defeated by the left opposition which is forced to unite for the elections by Orbán's new [first-past-the-post, single round] system.

The Irishman can ask for amnesty in his home country, in theory, but according to Irish legal experts, only those who suffered serious legal injustice would be granted amnesty.

The amount of money in tax fraud is the equivalent of over one billion euros per year in Hungary, according to official data. And Hungary is not unique in this respect – so András Horváth as asked the European Commission to help with this problem.

Nobody knows if the huge number of asylum seekers will be lower soon or not – because Romania and Bulgaria will still not join the Schengen-countries, as originally scheduled, by the beginning of next year. So Hungary will continue to be the Schengen area's eastern gate.

The name of one street in the village is already written in two languages. Although the Hungarian and Finnish languages are originally from the same family they are now very different. Only a few people in Hungary study Finnish so what's happening in Geresdlak is quite unique.

On October 23 in Hungary, we commemorate events that are well-known throughout the world. However in recent years most of the discussion has been focused on today's domestic politics – especially now, six months before the next elections.

Many experts agree that the new law brings no real solutions. But agreeing on what those solutions are remains elusive.

It's not clear what the consequences of the action will be, whether changes will be made.

Although some people are annoyed about the traffic, it seems to me that most people in Budapest are quite calm about the situation. Even if there has never been such a huge flood here.

The water in this house came up to here yesterday.

Most people seem to be relatively calm about what's happening, but I've talked to a few residents of the city who remember only too well how the flood of 11 years ago partially destroyed their city – and they're afraid it could happen again.

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