Hungary public broadcaster hit by wave of protests

Anti-government protests in Hungary hit the country’s public broadcaster, with the opposition galvanised by the furious reaction to a controversial new labour law. Several thousand demonstrators gather outside the Budapest offices of the MTVA broadcaster after two opposition MPs broadcast footage of themselves being thrown out of the building earlier in the day.

Thousands protest labour law in Budapest

Protesters throw smoke grenades at police who respond with tear gas in Budapest as thousands of people rally against a new “slave law” passed by the government of conservative Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

Protesters join anti-government march in Budapest

Protesters take part in anti-government demonstrations in Budapest, as people are angry at Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s controversial new laws on workers rights and the judicial system.

Diving through the abyss of Budapests’ hidden caves

For Laora Tuominen, the ultimate diving experience is not found off the Mediterranean coast or in a Caribbean lagoon, but hidden underneath the depths of the noisy city of Budapest. While the baths of the Hungarian capital are known throughout the world, only few venture into the labyrinth of caves that form Budapest’s thermal underworld. The never ending twists and turns of the city’s intestines have attracted thrill-seekers since the opening of an underground diving centre in 2015.

Erdogan arrives in Hungary for state visit

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrives for a two-day state visit to Hungary where is greeted by Hungarian President Janos Ader at the presidential palace. During his visit Erdogan will meet with Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Budapest. The Hungarian leader was one of the first to congratulate Erdogan on his re-election in July and one of the few European officials to attend the inauguration ceremony in Ankara. IMAGES