News Gabor Vona delivers a speech during a demonstration of the nationalist party in Budapest. Campaign groups want to see Home Secretary Theresa May enforce a ban on Mr Vona entering the UK.

Campaigners want to stop Gabor Vona holding a rally in London on the eve of Holocaust Memorial Day

Editorial: Anti-Semitism is again on the march in Europe

Hungary’s PM should have talked about his feelings of solidarity with Jews long ago

Edward Watson as Crown Prince Rudolf and Mara Galeazzi as Mary Vetsera in The Royal Ballet’s Mayerling

Dance review: Mayerling, Royal Opera House

In Mayerling, Kenneth MacMillan creates a world on stage, a stifling, glittering court that boils over with repression and need. Telling the story of the doomed Crown Prince Rudolf, who commits suicide with his teenaged mistress, MacMillan fills the stage with charismatic, individual portraits. It’s a darkly adult ballet that shows off The Royal Ballet’s strength in drama.

James Ward celebrates his five-set win over Dmitry Tursunov

Davis Cup: Great Britain avoid Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer with draw away to Croatia

With Andy Murray having pledged to make himself available, it is one they will be confident of winning

A police officer stands near a scene-of-crime tent after a 19-year-old man died after he was found injured in Bounces Road, Edmonton, following reports of shots being fired, Scotland Yard said

London teenager shot dead after row in suspected gang killing

A teenager was shot dead after an argument between two groups of youths in an area at the centre of gangland disputes, it emerged yesterday.

Dive in: Visit the baths of Budapest - it's one of the cities where you could make more of your money

Budapest judged as best for Brits seeking best value for their pound

Budapest is the best bet for Britons looking to stretch their holiday spending money.

Horsemeat is very popular in several European countries

100kg of horsemeat sells as beef, including at shop just up the road from Aintree racecourse

Horsemeat weighing 100kg (220lb) and falsely labelled as beef has been identified by council officials, with 40kg (88lb) of it already sold to the public.

Is being ordered to play behind closed doors really a punishment?

Hungary will play Romania this week in front of a sparse stadium

Conservative premier Viktor Orban has come under fire after awarding Hungary's annual Tancsics prize to Ferenc Szaniszlo, a notorious right-wing TV presenter

Hungarian government awards Tancsics prize for journalism to notorious anti-Semite Ferenc Szaniszlo

Hungary’s right-wing government faced fierce criticism today for awarding its top state journalism prize to a television presenter notorious for spreading Jewish conspiracy theories and describing the country’s Roma minority as “human monkeys”.

Craven set for market return with Falcon float

John Craven, the serial energy entrepreneur who recently sold East Africa-focused Cove Energy to Thailand's PTT for more than £1bn, is due to make another appearance on the UK stock market with the listing of Falcon Oil & Gas.

Members of the Parbeszed Magyarorszagert (Dialogue for Hungary) opposition party hold banners written: 'Fear the people, but do not fear Viktor! Vote NO!' prior to the voting of the modified Fourth Amendment of the Basic Law in the Parliament building in Budapest

Hungary votes yes over change to constitution despite human rights concerns

Hungary’s parliament today passed an amendment to the country’s constitution which critics say amounts to an attack on democracy, despite calls from Brussels to delay the vote.

Hungary's Prime Minister, Viktor Orban

Hungary erupts in protest after PM Viktor Orbán is accused of assault on democracy

Hungary’s parliament is today expected to pass an amendment to its constitution which critics say will roll back democratic freedoms and weaken the judiciary.

Modern Pentathlon: Debutant Joe Evans claims bronze at World Cup

Nineteen-year-old Joe Evans claimed a bronze medal at his first Modern Pentathlon World Cup in Palm Springs.

West Brom manager Steve Clarke

Zoltan Gera pinpoints Steve Clarke's 'trust' in players for West Brom success

The Baggies have enjoyed a better than expected season

Dirk Kuyt scores the only goal of the match during Liverpool's Champions League match against Debrecen in 2009

Liverpool game was not fixed - it's old news, claim Debrecen

Goalkeeper at the centre of scandal could face England next month and adds his own denial

Dirk Kuyt scored the only goal of the match during Liverpool's Champions League match against Debrecen in 2009

Liverpool have had no contact over 'match-fixing' claims

Reports suggest Liverpool's match with Debrecen is under suspicion

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As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

Mussolini tried to warn his ally of the danger of bringing the country to its knees. So should we, says Patrick Cockburn
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign

The short stroll that should be our walk of shame

Courting the global elite has failed to benefit Britain, as the vast disparity in wealth on display in the capital shows
Homeless Veterans appeal: The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty

Homeless Veterans appeal

The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty
Prince Charles the saviour of the nation? A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king

Prince Charles the saviour of the nation?

A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king
How books can defeat Isis: Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad

How books can defeat Isis

Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad
Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

She may be in charge of minimising our risks of injury, but the chair of the Health and Safety Executive still wants children to be able to hurt themselves
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse

The open loathing between Obama and Netanyahu just got worse

The Israeli PM's relationship with the Obama has always been chilly, but going over the President's head on Iran will do him no favours, says Rupert Cornwell
French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

Fury at British best restaurants survey sees French magazine produce a rival list
Star choreographer Matthew Bourne gives young carers a chance to perform at Sadler's Wells

Young carers to make dance debut

What happened when superstar choreographer Matthew Bourne encouraged 27 teenage carers to think about themselves for once?
Design Council's 70th anniversary: Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch

Design Council's 70th anniversary

Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch
Dame Harriet Walter: The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment

Dame Harriet Walter interview

The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment
Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Critics of Tom Stoppard's new play seem to agree that cerebral can never trump character, says DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's winter salads will make you feel energised through February

Bill Granger's winter salads

Salads aren't just a bit on the side, says our chef - their crunch, colour and natural goodness are perfect for a midwinter pick-me-up
England vs Wales: Cool head George Ford ready to put out dragon fire

George Ford: Cool head ready to put out dragon fire

No 10’s calmness under pressure will be key for England in Cardiff
Michael Calvin: Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links