refugee crisis

Talking to the Refugees Hiding in Serbia's Abandoned Factories

"They receive you with a heartfelt 'Welcome to Europe, we'll kill you."
Klaus Petrus

The Awkward Links Between a Trump Aide and Hungarian Nazis

Sebastian Gorka is under fire for ties to far-right groups in his native country.
Allie Conti

Heineken Could Be Banned in Hungary for Use of Red Star in Logo

The Eastern European nation hopes to eradicate the usage of communist iconography and Nazi symbology, including the swastika and the red star.
Charley Lanyon

This Neofolk Odyssey 'Metanoia' Brings Hungarian Folklore to Life

Stream the ethereal new album from long-running Hungarian neofolk duo The Moon and the Nightspirit.
Kim Kelly

Why Quebec's First Single Malt Isn't a Whisky... Yet

It’s important to keep in mind that Quebec’s liquor market is controlled by a state-run monopoly.
Nick Rose

Long Exposure Photos Turn Trains into Electric Ghosts

Public transportation in Budapest just gets lot more spectacular.
Andrew Nunes

How Hungary's Anti-Semitic Far-Right Poster Boy Found Out He Was a Jew

In 2006, Csanád Szegedi was Vice President of the country's virulently anti-semitic Jobbik Party. Then, his career came tumbling down after it emerged that his family had survived Auschwitz and Nazi labour camps.
Philip Kleinfeld

How to Drink Homemade Hooch in the Balkans

On a recent tour of the Balkans, I was pleased to taste some bracing palinka, or homemade Hungarian fruit brandy. I was a little less pleased to try tuica, a Romanian moonshine. And you don't even want to know what's in the poo jacket.
Ilan Ben Zion
thump news

Three Women Found Unconscious in DVBBS' Dressing Room After Hungarian Festival

The Canadian electronic duo have denied any link to the incident at Balaton Sound.
Max Mertens

What It's Like to Photograph the Refugee Crisis

Warren Richardson, who won this year's World Press Photo Award for his haunting image of Syrian refugees on the Serbian-Hungarian border, told us what refugees have taught him about survival.
Anna Gyulai Gaál
Euro 2016

Triumph, Beauty and Eternal Glory: Ranking The Best Teams at Euro 2016

In our final glance back at the tournament, we assess the sides who really lit up proceedings and attempt to rank them in arbitrary fashion.
Will Magee
the 24-team tournament

"If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It"? Surveying The Expanded Format at Euro 2016

While some might argue that the new 24-man format is overly bloated, nobody can deny that it's given smaller teams something to aim for. The tournament old boys might not like it, but it breaks new ground.
Jack Harry