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Health companies tap Hungarian red berries to beat COVID-19 blues

Nov 27 2020

SARSZENTAGOTA, Hungary Demand for the humble Hungarian elderberry has soared this year as U.S. and Chinese buyers have snapped up supplies, attracted by the fruit's purported health benefits as a supplement to boost the immune system.

Chocolate Santas in marzipan masks - a coronavirus Christmas in Hungary

Nov 23 2020

LAJOSMIZSE, Hungary When confectioner Laszlo Rimoczi decided to put masks on his chocolate Santas in his small workshop in rural Hungary, he intended it as a light-hearted joke to raise people's spirits amid a worsening coronavirus pandemic. | Video

Chocolate Santas in marzipan masks - a coronavirus Christmas in Hungary

Nov 23 2020

LAJOSMIZSE, Hungary When confectioner Laszlo Rimoczi decided to put masks on his chocolate Santas in his small workshop in rural Hungary, he intended it as a light-hearted joke to raise people's spirits amid a worsening coronavirus pandemic. | Video

Chocolate Santas in marzipan masks - a coronavirus Christmas in Hungary

Nov 21 2020

LAJOSMIZSE, Hungary, Nov 21 When confectioner Laszlo Rimoczi decided to put masks on his chocolate Santas in his small workshop in rural Hungary, he intended it as a light-hearted joke to raise people's spirits amid a worsening coronavirus pandemic.

For Hungary's same-sex couples, a narrow window to adopt is closing

Nov 20 2020

BUDAPEST After three years, Marton Pal and his partner Adam Hanol received the phone call they had been waiting for in 2018 and a few months later they adopted Andris, a smart and lively boy who has since turned four.

Not just small talk for Hungarian solar pavements

Oct 26 2020

BUDAPEST A Hungarian tech company is taking small steps with recycled plastic waste to make solar panels built into pavements to power buildings and charge electronic devices in public places. | Video

Row in Hungary around children's book fuels fears of rising homophobia

Oct 19 2020

BUDAPEST Boldizsar Nagy hoped that the tales in the children's book "Wonderland Is For Everyone" would help youngsters to learn to accept minorities and fight social ostracism.

Hungary, UEFA taking big risk having fans at Super Cup final says health expert

Sep 22 2020

BUDAPEST Organisers run a huge risk by allowing 20,000 fans to attend a major football match, Thursday's UEFA Super Cup final in Budapest, for the first time since the new coronavirus outbreak, a leading Hungarian epidemiologist has told Reuters.

Soccer-Hungary, UEFA taking big risk having fans at Super Cup final says health expert

Sep 22 2020

BUDAPEST, Sept 22 Organisers run a huge risk by allowing 20,000 fans to attend a major football match, Thursday's UEFA Super Cup final in Budapest, for the first time since the new coronavirus outbreak, a leading Hungarian epidemiologist has told Reuters.

Hungarian orchestra conductor invents music-enhancing face mask

Sep 12 2020

BUDAPEST When he saw a sea of face masks around Budapest, Hungarian orchestra conductor Ivan Fischer had an idea; turn an unpopular pandemic necessity into a tool of music appreciation.

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