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    Hungary Today

  • Price Comparison of Italian and Hungarian Lidl Stores
    Telex compared the prices of products available in Hungarian and Italian Lidl stores in the two countries. A typical shopping basket costs more in Italy, but some products are up to 30 percent cheaper there. The phenomenon was previously covered by G7, who used their own shopping lists to compare... Read more »
  • Mental Health Professionals Protest Fidesz’s “Child Protection Law”
    The Fidesz government’s “child protection law” threatens the mental health of several groups of young people, say Hungarian mental health professionals. In their open letter, they argue that while environmental factors have little to do with the development of sexual orientation, stigmatization and lack of access to information may be... Read more »
  • ITM: Russia Prepared to Contribute to Construction of Rail Line Bypassing Budapest
    Russia is open to exploring its options for contributing to the construction of a new freight rail line bypassing Budapest, the Ministry of Innovation and Technology (ITM) said on Tuesday. Russian Transport Minister Vitaly Savelyev told Innovation and Technology Minister László Palkovics in a video call that Russia was prepared... Read more »
  • Video“Field Guards” at Southern Border Were to Be Investigated, Now They Receive State Support
    In the latest Magyar Közlöny (“Hungarian Gazette“), a decision was published according to which the government “agrees to the expansion of the field guard service in several Hungarian localities near the border,” so that these municipalities receive state financial support for this purpose. The mayor of Ásotthalom leads a group... Read more »
  • MSZP Co-President Ágnes Kunhalmi Leaves Hospital after Covid-19 Treatment
    Ágnes Kunhalmi announced last Thursday that she had contracted Covid-19 and was admitted to the hospital due to her severe symptoms. Since then, the Co-President of the Hungarian Socialist Party (MSZP) was able to leave the hospital, and she is currently recovering at home. “I’ve practically been sleeping since Thursday,... Read more »
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    Human Events

  • Biden’s Approval Rating Plummets Again…to 41 Percent
    Biden’s approval rating dropped once again to 41 percent, according to a new Pew Research Center poll.  The survey, published Tuesday, found Biden’s approval rating plummeted down from 44 percent in September and significantly lower than the 59 percent he had in April, The Hill reports. “Biden’s job approval numbers... Read more »
  • VideoKid Rock Releases Awesome Anti-Biden, Anti-Fauci Single…You Won’t Want to Miss It!
    Kid Rock released a new single ripping Dr. Fauci and the Biden administration’s COVID-19 mitigation policies.  “We the people in all we do, reserve the right to scream, ‘F*** you!” the singer shouts in his song, called “We the People,” released Monday.  “Wear your mask, take your pills. Now a... Read more »
  • Biden Administration Withdraws OSHA Employee Vaccine Mandate
    Following a recent Supreme Court ruling, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration withdrew its vaccine mandate for workers at companies with 100 or more employees.  As previously reported by Human Events News, the Supreme Court blocked the vaccine mandate for big businesses, but allowed it to remain in place for... Read more »
  • VideoIntroducing Themselves: The Hodgetwins Come to Human Events
    Human Events is pleased to have an opportunity to share original content from Keith & Kevin Hodge, aka The Hodgetwins.  The former Marine twin brothers have established a strong social media presence, and have branded themselves as seriously intelligent, but fun-loving, contributors to the American political conversation.  As we get... Read more »
  • Father of 3 Taken Off Heart Transplant List After Refusing Vaccine
    A Boston father of three in urgent need of a heart transplant was reportedly taken off the list because of his refusal to get the COVID-19 vaccine.  31-year-old D.J. Ferguson is currently staying at Brigham and Women’s Hospital awaiting the transplant, the Daily Caller reports. His father said his son... Read more »
  • House Republican Introduces Bill to Stop Tracking of COVID-19 Religious Accommodations
    Rep. Ralph Norman of South Carolina unveiled a bill Tuesday that would stop the federal government from tracking information of individuals who receive religious exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccine. The bill comes after the Pretrial Services Agency for the District of Columbia announced a system recording “personal religious information” of... Read more »
  • Grumpy Joe Gets Caught on Hot Mic Calling Fox News Reporter THIS!
    Joe Biden showed anything but professionalism Monday when he was caught on a hot mic calling Fox News White House correspondent Peter Doocy a “stupid son of a b*tch.”  Biden’s word vomit came after Doocy asked the president about inflation.  As reported by Just the News, Biden’s comments came after... Read more »
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    Global Issues

  • Youth Have the Spirit to Change Trajectory of Leprosy, says Yohei Sasakawa
    Nairobi, Kenya, Jan 25 (IPS) - Yohei Sasakawa said the youth have the power to change the world, and their participation in removing the stigma and myths about leprosy is crucial to the campaign to end the disease.Read the full story, “Youth Have the Spirit to Change Trajectory of Leprosy,... Read more »
  • Pledge to ‘never forget’ the Holocaust, Guterres tells synagogue ceremony
    People everywhere must stand firm against hate, amid rising antisemitism and other forms of religious bigotry, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday.  Read the full story, “Pledge to ‘never forget’ the Holocaust, Guterres tells synagogue ceremony”, on globalissues.org →... Read more »
  • January will ‘almost certainly’ shatter records for civilian casualties in Yemen
    Violence in Yemen continues to escalate, raising casualties and spilling across the war-torn country’s borders, the Special Envoy for the country and the Humanitarian Coordinator warned on Tuesday. Read the full story, “January will ‘almost certainly’ shatter records for civilian casualties in Yemen”, on globalissues.org →... Read more »
  • Madagascar: Deadly tropical storms cause flooding, landslides
    Two separate tropical weather systems in Madagascar have left at least 34 dead and triggered flooding and landslides, particularly in the capital, Antananarivo, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported on Tuesday. Read the full story, “Madagascar: Deadly tropical storms cause flooding, landslides”, on globalissues.org →... Read more »
  • More than 50 million worldwide hit by urban conflict
    Opening a Security Council debate on how to protect civilians caught up in urban conflict,the UN Secretary-General on Tuesday said that more than 50 million people are currently impacted by fighting inside towns and cities. Read the full story, “More than 50 million worldwide hit by urban conflict”, on globalissues.org →... Read more »
  • Our Global Food Systems Are Rife with Injustice: Here's How We Can Change This
    Jan 25 (IPS) - The pandemic – alongside growing threats from climate change, widespread malnutrition, economic instability and geopolitical conflict – has heightened problems with the ways we produce, distribute and consume food. And it’s made clear the urgent need to make global food systems more just.Read the full story,... Read more »
  • UN mission calls for probe into deadly attack in South Sudan
    Authorities in South Sudan must investigate a report of deadly intercommunal violence in Jonglei State earlier this week, the UN mission in the country, UNMISS, said on Tuesday.  Read the full story, “UN mission calls for probe into deadly attack in South Sudan”, on globalissues.org →... Read more »
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    Expat Guide to Austria | Expatica

  • British national jailed in Iran begins hunger strike: family
    A British national held in Iran for four-and-a-half-years on spying charges vehemently denied by supporters is beginning a hunger strike to protest his situation and lack of pressure to secure his release, his family announced on Saturday. Anoosheh Ashoori, 67,... The post British national jailed in Iran begins hunger strike:... Read more »
  • Austria makes Covid vaccination mandatory in EU first
    Austria’s parliament on Thursday approved making Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for adults from next month, becoming the first European country to do so despite a wave of protests opposing the measure. Tens of thousands have demonstrated against mandatory vaccination in regular... The post Austria makes Covid vaccination mandatory in EU first... Read more »
  • Austria parliament approves mandatory Covid vaccination
    Austria’s parliament on Thursday approved making Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for adults from next month, becoming the first European country to do so despite a wave of protests opposing the measure. Tens of thousands have demonstrated against mandatory vaccination in regular... The post Austria parliament approves mandatory Covid vaccination appeared first... Read more »
  • Austria benefit cuts for immigrants illegal: EU adviser
    Benefit cuts imposed by Austria on immigrants whose children live in their country of origin contradict EU law, a legal adviser at the bloc’s top court said Thursday. The opinion is the latest legal hitch to befall a series of... The post Austria benefit cuts for immigrants illegal: EU adviser... Read more »
  • Google spars with EU activists after Austria data defeat
    A years-long saga over tech firms transferring data from Europe to the US re-erupted on Thursday, days after Austrian officials slapped down Google for failing to respect EU privacy rules. Austrian data privacy group NYOB (none of your business) filed... The post Google spars with EU activists after Austria data... Read more »
  • Austria parliament to approve mandatory Covid vaccination
    Austria’s parliament on Thursday is expected to approve making Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for adults from next month, becoming the first European country to do so. Lawmakers from all parties, except those from the far right, are expected to vote in... The post Austria parliament to approve mandatory Covid vaccination appeared... Read more »
  • Austria gears up to fight EU ‘green’ nuclear energy plan
    As the EU moves to label energy from nuclear power and natural gas as “green” investments, Austria is gearing up to fight this, including with a legal complaint. The European Commission is consulting with member states and European lawmakers until... The post Austria gears up to fight EU ‘green’ nuclear... Read more »
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    Spain in English

  • Coronavirus in Spain (25 Jan) – incidence rate falls 114 points to 3,267
    Report updated in Spain at 19.30h on Tues 25 Jan  CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures Click here for all our reports on: Coronavirus in Spain The latest official figure released by the Spanish Health Ministry on Tuesday 25 January for the number of people who have tested positive for Coronavirus since the...... Read more »
  • Video‘SHYNE’ consortium in Spain commits €3.2bn investment in renewable hydrogen
    A major initiative to promote renewable hydrogen projects across all sectors of the economy in Spain has been launched, led by global energy company Repsol. The Spanish Hydrogen Network project, known as ‘SHYNE’, brings together 22 companies and 11 associations, technology centres and universities, with the goal of promoting renewable hydrogen...... Read more »
  • WHO: the end of pandemic in Europe is ‘plausible’ after Omicron variant
    Latest: Coronavirus in Spain figures (25 Jan) The Covid-19 pandemic has entered a new phase with the Omicron variant, which could infect 60% of people in Europe by March, but could also bring it to an end, the Director for Europe of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. ‘It’s plausible...... Read more »
  • Covid testing rules to be lifted for fully-vaccinated travellers to England
    Latest: Coronavirus in Spain figures (25 Jan) The UK government has announced that it is removing all Covid-19 testing requirements for eligible fully vaccinated arrivals to England from 4am on Friday 11 February. If you qualify as fully vaccinated for travel to England, you: will not need to take a Covid-19...... Read more »
  • Coronavirus in Spain (24 Jan) – incidence rate falls once again
    Latest: Coronavirus in Spain figures (25 Jan) Sign up for the FREE Weekly Newsletter from Spain in English Please support Spain in English with a donation Report below updated in Spain at 19.30h on Mon 24 Jan  CORONAVIRUS in SPAIN – latest Health Ministry figures Click here for all our reports on: Coronavirus in...... Read more »
  • King’s sister, the Infanta Cristina, separates from Iñaki Urdangarin
    The king of Spain’s sister, the Infanta Cristina, is separating from her husband, Iñaki Urdangarin. According to a joint official statement issued on Monday, the couple decided ‘by mutual agreement to interrupt their marital relationship’. Cristina married Iñaki Urdangarin, a former handball player for Spain’s national team, in 1997. The separation follows...... Read more »
  • Spain leads push for Covid to be treated as an endemic virus, like seasonal flu
    Latest: Coronavirus in Spain figures (25 Jan) Spain is again leading calls for governments to start treating Covid-19 as any other endemic respiratory virus, like seasonal flu, despite repeated warnings that the approach is premature from the World Health Organization (WHO). With governments and populations worldwide keen for an end to...... Read more »
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    Times Union

  • Trustco had $61.5 million in earnings in 2021
    TrustCo Bank Corp has announced full year 2021 net income of $61.5 million or $3.194 diluted earnings per share, up from net income of $52.5 million or $2.717 diluted earnings per share for the full year 2020.... Read more »
  • UAlbany men start "championship week" with trip to UMass Lowell
    As UAlbany (7-11, 3-3 America East) prepares to face UMass Lowell (10-8, 2-4) again at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Costello Athletic Center, Killings called the next stretch of games “championship week.”... Read more »
  • Schenectady County agrees to settle opioid suit for $4.1M
    SCHENECTADY - Schenectady County’s coffers are about to become a little more stout thanks to a $4.1 million settlement with a half dozen drug companies, including Johnson & Johnson, for their role in the national opioid epidemic.  Besides J&J, the windfall announced Monday by county leaders includes money from pharmaceutical... Read more »
  • Court appearances begin for Albany Housing Authority tenants who owe rent
    Reyes was one of 57 tenants expected in housing court Tuesday as the Albany Housing Authority begins the eviction process on the nearly 1,500 public housing residents who have overdue rent bills. When the state's eviction moratorium ended Jan. 15, tenants behind on rent to the housing authority found themselves... Read more »
  • As school bus routes scramble amid pandemic, Transfinder helps, grows
    Transfinder Corp., which creates software to help schools manage their bus routes, has seen growth as the COVID-19 pandemic has scrambled bus routes with a lack of drivers and constantly changing school schedules.  ... Read more »
  • Mask mandate to remain in place as Hochul pursues appeal
    An appellate court justice issued a stay Tuesday that will temporarily place on hold a ruling by a state Supreme Court justice a day earlier who had struck down New York's mask mandate as unconstitutional when he found the state health department commissioner does not have authority to set law.... Read more »
  • Union hockey's Daniel Carr named to Canadian Olympic team
    Carr, from Sherwood Park, Alberta, scored 78 goals and had 79 assists during his four-year career in Schenectady. He had 22 goals and 28 assists as a senior, when the Dutchmen advanced to the Frozen Four in Philadelphia and beat Minnesota for the national title. After his college career, Carr... Read more »
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