Hungarian State Purchases Batthyány Family Documents

The Hungarian state has purchased a collection of 520 documents pertaining to the aristocratic Hungarian Batthyány family, stored for the past 75 years in Vienna, for 5.6 million euros.

L. Simon to Head National Museum

L. Simon had been a lawmaker since 2010.

European Citizens’ Prize Goes to FreeSZFE

The European Parliament has awarded Hungarian civil rights group Freeszfe for its Emergency Exit programme with this year’s European Citizens’ Prize, according to a Tuesday announcement.