More than 1,000 students rallied in Budapest today against the Hungarian government's planned cuts in subsidies to finance college tuition, blocking bridges over the Danube in freezing weather.
Hungary's former Socialist Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany has been released, he said after he was detained by police at an opposition protest outside parliament earlier in the day.
EU maverick Hungary will offer to tweak most of the laws at the heart of a dispute with Brussels when it responds formally to demands for change this week in a bid to unlock talks on vital aid.
Hungary's President Pal Schmitt resigned after a plagiarism scandal, eliminating a potential distraction to his allies in the government as they try to win funding from international lenders.
Lewis Hamilton took pole position, his third of the season, at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Saturday after dominating the two days of practice.
Lewis Hamilton dominated the Hungarian Grand Prix as he led from start to finish to claim his second win of a season that had threatened to fizzle out.
Defending champions Hungary suffered their second loss in a row when they were beaten 11-10 by Montenegro on the second day of the men’s water polo competition.