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When will it snow in Edinburgh? Hour by hour guide until Sunday

THE Capital is facing a barrage of heavy snow to hit over the next few days.<p>READ MORE: Edinburgh faces three days of snow and transport disruption<p>The …

16 Things That Change After You Reach Your Thirties

16 Things That Change After You Reach Your Thirties<p>Updated on February 24, 2018<p>A couple of years ago, I reached the age of thirty, and I have noticed …

Hungary: 'Educate us for the 21st century!' students demand

Thousands of schoolchildren, university students and others protested outside Hungary's parliament on Friday to demand major education reforms.<p>Demonstrators denounce teaching methods as rigid and say they fail to prepare young people for life in the 21st century.<p>"A just, democratic and modern …

Horns and sheepskin: Hungary marks end of winter with Busós festivities

This weekend the yearly masked end-of-winter carnival custom, the Busó festivities have kicked off in southern Hungary.<p>The Busó festival at Mohács in southern Hungary is a six-day carnival in late February to mark the end of winter, named after the busós, frightening-looking costumed people …

21 Ways to Stop Regretting the Life You Didn’t Have And Live The Life You Want Now

"Never regret yesterday. Life is in you today and you make your tomorrow.” - L. Ron HubbardWhat if you could travel back in time?You’d probably do a …

Self-help

Keep Things Simple For A Healthy, Long Life

I'm often asked for medical advice by friends, family members, even new acquaintances: What about this diet? What should I do about this symptom? What about <i>this</i> medication?<p>People are usually disappointed when I don't share their enthusiasm about the latest health fads. Members of my family, in …

University of Oklahoma

In pictures: 21 things you’ll only understand if you’re from Edinburgh

There are many great things about being an Edinburgher that those born elsewhere will never understand.<p>Only lucky people who had the privilege of …

Hungary – country in focus at Skopje Design Week 2017

In the frameworks of Skopje Design Week 2017 (SDW) which will be held on Nov. 22-26, the country in focus is Hungary featuring the travelling …

Wow! Really? Hungarian is Officially One of the World’s Hardest Languages!

<b>In the latest installment of our (semi)regular segment, Wow! Really? we examine little-known or unexpected facts about Hungary and Hungarian culture.</b> …

Language Learning

Christmas Lights In Székesfehérvár, Hungary

Székesfehérvár, a Hungarian city with rich history, was the capital of the Kingdom of Hungary in the Middle Ages. Now the air is filled with the …

Hungary could be seeing a lot more Chinese tourists in future

Chinese travel platform, Ctrip, has signed a deal with the Hungarian Tourism Agency.<p>This signed agreement between Ctrip and the Hungarian Tourism …

We’re for Sydney | Daily Telegraph

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Ten Reasons Why You Should Visit Szeged in Hungary

Ten Reasons Why You Should Visit Szeged in Hungary<p>Updated on May 17, 2018<p>In the southern portion of Hungary, near the borders of Serbia and Romania, …

Ten Reasons You Should Visit Szeged in Hungary

Ten Reasons You Should Visit Szeged in Hungary<p>Updated on July 1, 2018<p>In the southern portion of Hungary, near the borders of Serbia and Romania, lies …

Tourist Tips for Edinburgh: How Not to Annoy the Locals

Tourist Tips for Edinburgh: How Not to Annoy the Locals<p>Updated on December 11, 2017<p>Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland is one of the most …

Hungary wants its cookies to crumble just like Austria's

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Big companies are selling better food in Austria than they sell in Hungary, even thought the brands are supposed to be the same, the Hungarian government said on Thursday.<p>View of the main aisle at the Grand Market hall in Budapest, Hungary, May 15, 2016. REUTERS/Laszlo …

Selling

Hungary begins second line of fence on border with Serbia

Hungary has announced it is building a second barrier to keep out migrants. The move by Prime Minister Viktor Orban is likely to exacerbate tensions …

The parallels between Scottish nationalism and racism are clear | Claire Heuchan

There is a certain irony to white people with progressive politics rubbishing what Sadiq Khan has to say about racism<p>Sadiq Khan was not wrong to compare Scottish nationalism to racism or religious intolerance – at least, not entirely. Someone has to say it: the parallels are clear. There is an …

Hungary central bank chief says major NATO ally tried to topple government

BUDAPEST (Reuters) - A major NATO ally of Hungary’s tried to topple the Hungarian government and the central bank in 2015 and the collapse of brokerage Quaestor the same year was part of that plot, National Bank of Hungary Governor Gyorgy Matolcsy said on Wednesday.<p>He did not name the country, and …

Meet the real monsters of Loch Ness

<b>Surveys of a large forest near Loch Ness have recorded rare insect species, including a midge not previously found in the UK - that does not bite.</b><p>The work at Findhorn-based Trees for Life's Dundreggan Conservation Estate also found a pseudo-scorpion called knotty shining claw.<p>The charity said it …

Fairy Tale King Ludwig II of Bavaria: Mad or Murdered?

Fairy Tale King Ludwig II of Bavaria: Mad or Murdered?<p>Updated on January 21, 2018<p>Portrait of Ludwig II<p>King Ludwig II of Bavaria (1845-1886) was found …

Satire one of few remaining bastions in Orban's Hungary

Hungarian satirists Marabu and the Two-Tailed Dog Party offer light relief and insight in Prime Minister Viktor Orban's increasingly "illiberal …

Hungary Still Dominated By Buildings Older Than 70 Years, Study Reveals

<b>Nearly half of the settlements of Hungary are characterized by buildings that were constructed before 1946, a fresh study by the Lechner Knowledge</b> …

Migrants battle cold in Serbia and Hungary

Around 1,500 migrants from Asia and the Middle East found sheltering in abandoned warehouses in Belgrade in order to survive a cold snap which on Monday (January 9) brought night-time temperatures to below -20C in the region.<p>Hundreds of men, mainly Afghans, slept on concrete floors, burning plastic …

Edinburgh winter festivals grant cut by £450,000

<b>Council funding for Edinburgh's winter festivals has been cut by £450,000 with no money being allocated for Christmas.</b><p>The City of Edinburgh Council is reducing its grant from £1,262,456 to £812,456 with all the money going to the world-famous New Year festival, which lasts for three days.<p>The events …

10 Destinations in Scotland To Put On Your Bucket List Right Now

Scotland is a beautiful country, full of history, legend and lore. From stunning, wind-swept highlands to vibrant, bustling cities – Scotland is a …

Scotland

Hungary could slash personal income tax to 9 pct in 2018 -minister

BUDAPEST, Dec 23 (Reuters) - Hungary could slash the personal income tax rate to 9 percent from the present 15 percent in 2018 if economic growth climbs above 3 percent on a sustained basis, its economy minister was quoted as saying by business daily Vilaggazdasag on Friday.<p>Earlier this week, Prime …

Income Tax

7 Versions of Santa Claus: Saintly and Dark

7 Versions of Santa Claus: Saintly and Dark<p>Updated on December 11, 2017<p>The Good Santa and His Evil Sidekick<p>The modern Santa Claus is a jolly and kind …