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Budapest: Capital of Hungary
Budapest is the capital and most populous city of Hungary. It is the ninth-largest city in the European Union by population within city limits; the city has an estimated population of 1,752,286 over a land area of about 525 square kilometres. Budapest, which is both a city and county, forms the centre of the Budapest metropolitan area, which has an area of 7,626 square kilometres and a population of 3,303,786, comprising 33% of the population of Hungary.

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Hungary to play matches behind closed doors after racist behaviour of fans at England game

Hungary are ordered to play two matches behind closed doors by Fifa following the racism English players experienced at the World Cup qualifier in Budapest on 2 September.
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Hungary 0-2 Scotland: Visitors begin World Cup bid with convincing win

Scotland usher in the Pedro Martinez Losa era with a deserved victory over Hungary to open their Women's World Cup qualifying campaign in Budapest.
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Southgate praises players' maturity during Hungary game but says repeated racist abuse is 'unfortunate'

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Gareth Southgate has praised the maturity of his players after they were racially abused before England's win over Hungary in Budapest on Thursday. 
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Hungary v England: Fifa investigating racial abuse aimed at players at Puskas Arena

Fifa is investigating racial abuse aimed at England players during Thursday's 4-0 win over Hungary in a World Cup qualifier in Budapest.
BBC Sport - Published

Hungary v England - rate the players in World Cup qualifier

Rate the players out of 10 as England take on Hungary in a World Cup qualifier in Budapest.
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Budapest Pride event: 'A familiar blend of fun from the day and fear for the future'

budapest pride event: 'a familiar blend of fun from the day and fear for the future'
The Pride march that snaked its way through Budapest was about much more than just celebrating the city's LGBT+ community. This was a raucous blend of party and protest. 
Sky News - Published

Budapest prepares for Pride but for many LGBT+ people it is a worrying time to be in Hungary

budapest prepares for pride but for many lgbt+ people it is a worrying time to be in hungary
As she walks down the street to greet us, Dora Duro raises a hand of greeting.
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Euro 2020: Netherlands defender Matthijs de Ligt sent off for deliberate handball

Netherlands defender Matthijs de Ligt is sent off for a deliberate handball in the second half against Czech Republic with the score 0-0 in their European Championship last-16 tie in Budapest.
BBC Sport - Published

Euro 2020: Uefa says rainbow flags allowed in stadium for Netherlands v Czech Republic

Uefa says rainbow flags are allowed into the stadium for the Netherlands' last-16 tie with the Czech Republic in Budapest, following reports such items were being confiscated.
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Euro 2020: Karim Benzema double gives France the lead against Portugal

Karim Benzema scores his second and gives France a 2-1 lead against Portugal in Budapest after a VAR decision ruled him onside.
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Euro 2020: Highlights as Hungary hold France to earn shock point

Watch highlights as Antoine Griezmann rescues a point for France and denies Hungary one of the big European Championship shocks in front of a raucous 60,000 crowd in Budapest.
BBC Sport - Published

Hungary 1-1 France: Antoine Griezmann saves France from shock Euro 2020 defeat

Antoine Griezmann rescues a point for France and denies Hungary one of the big Euros shocks in front of a raucous 60,000 crowd in Budapest.
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Euro 2020: Watch ‘superstar’ Ronaldo’s historic double for Portugal

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo makes history by becoming the all-time leading goalscorer in the European Championship after scoring a brace versus Hungary in front of a capacity crowd in Budapest.
BBC Sport - Published

Euro 2020 Hungary 0-3 Portugal: Ronaldo makes history in Portugal win over Hungary

Watch highlights as Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the top scorer in men's European Championship history as Portugal beat Hungary in front of more than 60,000 fans in Budapest.
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Hungary 0-3 Portugal: Cristiano Ronaldo becomes top scorer in men's European Championship history

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the top scorer in men's European Championship history as Portugal beat Hungary in front of more than 60,000 fans in Budapest.
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Euro 2020: Budapest - the host city looking for a summer renaissance

Budapest was once a hotbed of talented young footballers and deep-thinking coaches, and this summer has a chance to shine again.
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Hungary 0-0 Republic of Ireland: Bazunu and Kelleher save Republic of Ireland in Budapest

Both Gavin Bazunu and Caoimhin Kelleher star as the Republic of Ireland and Hungary play out goalless draw in an entertaining friendly in Budapest.
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European Swimming Championships: Great Britain men win 4x100m medley gold

Watch as Great Britain's men win 4x100m medley gold on the final day of the European Swimming Championships in Budapest.
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Adam Peaty wins third European gold of week with 50m breaststroke victory in Budapest

Olympic champion Adam Peaty wins his third European title of the week with 50m breaststroke gold in Budapest.
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Watch: Adam Peaty wins 50m breaststroke gold at the European Swimming Championships

Watch as Great Britain's Adam Peaty wins gold in the 50m breaststroke at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest.
BBC Sport - Published

European Aquatics Championships: Kathleen Dawson wins gold in 100m backstroke

Britain's Kathleen Dawson wins her first individual major international title with gold in the 100m backstroke at the European Championships in Budapest.
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European Aquatics Championships: Britain win European mixed relay gold

The British mixed 4x100m medley relay team claims a stunning gold and sets a new European record in Budapest.
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European Swimming Championships: Adam Peaty wins fourth successive 100m breaststroke title

British Olympic champion Adam Peaty secures his fourth successive European 100m breaststroke title with a commanding performance in Budapest.
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Tom Daley: British diver wins silver at the European Aquatics Championships in Budapest

Tom Daley salvages silver in the individual 10m platform event on the final day of diving at the European Aquatics Championships in Budapest.
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European Diving Championships: Tom Daley and Matthew Lee win synchronised 10m gold

Tom Daley wins the first synchronised 10m European title of his career with a stunning victory and personal best score alongside Matty Lee in Budapest.
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European Diving Championships: Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix wins second medal

Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix claims her second European Championship medal of the week with a brilliant bronze in the individual 10m final in Budapest.
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Billie Jean King Cup Finals no longer to be held in Budapest

The Billie Jean King Cup Finals must find a new host city after the International Tennis Federation terminates its contract with Budapest.
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Champions League: Borussia Monchengladbach v Man City moved to Budapest

Manchester City's Champions League last-16 first leg against Borussia Monchengladbach will be played in Budapest, with a German travel ban in effect.
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Champions League: RB Leipzig v Liverpool moved to Budapest because of Germany travel ban

Liverpool's Champions League last-16 first leg against RB Leipzig will be played in Budapest, Hungary, after they were banned from travelling to Germany.
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Hungary to start easing coronavirus curbs in capital from Monday

Hungary will start lifting coronavirus restrictions in Budapest from Monday, though residents returning to shops or travelling on public transport will have to wear face masks, officials said on..
Reuters - Published

Hungary to start lifting lockdown in Budapest from Monday: PM Orban

Hungary will gradually lift coronavirus restrictions in Budapest from Monday, two weeks after it ended the lockdown in the rest of the country, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Saturday.
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Hungary flags some easing of virus restrictions in Budapest next week

Hungary's government is considering some easing of restrictions to contain the spread of coronavirus in Budapest from next week due to a decline in the number of infections, Prime Minister Viktor..
Reuters - Published

Hungary eases coronavirus restrictions outside Budapest

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Wednesday lifted some restrictions outside Budapest imposed to contain the coronavirus outbreak, saying shops and restaurant terraces will be allowed to reopen..
Reuters - Published

Free pizzas, free housing: Hungarians respond to crisis with acts of kindness

Milan Varga saved for three years to be able to open his small pizzeria in Budapest last Monday. On Tuesday his customers all but disappeared as streets emptied due to the coronavirus epidemic.
Reuters - Published

Danube ship captain goes on trial over crash that killed 27 in Budapest

A ship captain involved in the worst accident in more than half a century on the Danube River went on trial in Hungary on Wednesday over the crash in Budapest that killed 25 South Korean tourists and..
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Hungary begins trial of Ukrainian captain involved in 2019 Danube crash

A Hungarian court began the trial on Wednesday of a Ukrainian boat captain involved in a crash on the Danube River in Budapest last year that killed 25 Korean tourists and two Hungarian crew, the worst..
Reuters - Published

Pain still acute as Hungary's Jews mark liberation of Budapest ghetto

Hungarian Jews on Friday marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Budapest ghetto and the end of the Holocaust, which killed more than 500,000 Jews and destroyed a once-vibrant Jewish..
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Hungary to block Ukraine's NATO membership over language law

Hungary's foreign minister on Wednesday said Budapest would block Ukraine's membership in NATO until Kiev restored the rights that ethnic Hungarians had before a language law curbed minorities' access..
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Judge seen as politically independent gets oversight post in Hungary

Hungary's top judicial body on Wednesday approved the nomination of a Budapest judge to run its courts oversight office, calling it a step "in a good direction" amid concerns about increased political..
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