Police

Dutch People Smuggling Suspects Ordered to Remain in Custody

A Hungarian court has ordered that two Dutch nationals accused of trying to smuggle 24 illegal migrants from the Hungary-Serbia border into Austria should remain in custody, the Veszprém County prosecutor’s office said on Tuesday.

Border Violators Found in Van on M1

Twenty-one border violators packed into a van were found on the Budapest-Vienna motorway, police said.

Culture

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.