Police

Patient Attacks Nurse With a Knife

On Thursday afternoon (13th May) in a Miskolc hospital, a 69-year-old patient attacked a nurse with a knife. The nurse suffered severe injuries – reported the Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén Police Headquarters.

People Smuggling Ring Arrested in Hungary

The Hungarian police have arrested five people for operating an international people smuggling ring dealing in illegally taking hundreds of migrants from the Hungarian-Serbian border to Western Europe, the police said.

Culture

Sándor Balassa Dies at 87

Hungarian Erkel Ferenc and Kossuth Prize-winning composer, artist of the nation, co-founder and member of the Hungarian Academy of Arts (MMA), Sándor Balassa has died at the age of 87.

Budapest International Eucharist Congress to Feature Spiritual, Cultural Programs

The International Eucharistic Congress (NEK) scheduled to be held in Budapest from Sept. 5 to 12 will feature holy masses, predications and cultural and family programmes, the organisers said on Thursday. The congress’s opening mass will be celebrated at Heroes’ Square, Gábor Mohos, the head of the NEK secretariat, told a press conference.

Photo of the Day: Newly revamped building in Buda Castle

Newly revamped building in Buda Castle on 11 May 2021.