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Hungary may start Russia's Sputnik shots next week, says PM

Yahoo Daily News 05 Feb 2021
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary may start inoculating people with Russia's Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine next week after it granted the shot emergency use approval, making it the first EU country to do so, Prime Minister Viktor Orban told state radio on Friday ... (Reporting by Budapest bureau; Editing by Jacqueline Wong, Barbara Lewis and Nick Macfie).

Covid-19 vaccine deliveries begin across Europe

RTE 26 Dec 2020
Latest coronavirus stories  ... Hungary starts coronavirus vaccinations ... The vaccines have been shipped to Budapest with police escort ... The first vaccinations are being delivered at Budapest's main Covid centre, the Del-Pest Central Hospital, and in the afternoon at another main Budapest hospital as well, MTI reported ... .

Memorable holiday cruise down the Danube

The Northside Sun 23 Dec 2020
Our journey began in Budapest, Hungary, and ended in Nuremberg, Germany. Along the way, our ship docked in Vienna and Krems, Austria; and Passat and Regensburg, Germany ... He did his share ... We were fortunate ... The bus ride back to the ship was somber and quiet ... Lottie and I left the ship in the wee hours of the next morning to begin the long journey home.

Some 3,000 to 5,000 Hungarians could participate in trials of Russian vaccine

The Himalayan 07 Dec 2020
BUDAPEST. Some 3,000 to 5,000 Hungarians could participate in clinical trials of Russia’s Sputnik V�vaccine�against COVID-19, Hungarian Human Resources Minister Miklos Kasler said on Facebook on Monday ... Russia could ship some of the�vaccine�to Budapest as soon as this month ... .

Hungarian experts to visit Russia to speed vaccine approval

Yahoo Daily News 27 Nov 2020
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Russia will allow Hungarian doctors and medical experts to observe the manufacturing process and ... Hungary and Russia have agreed that, after next week's visit by Hungarian doctors, Russia could ship some of the vaccine to Budapest as soon as December.

Cruise ships return to Danube with strict safety rules on board

Metro USA 20 Jul 2020
BUDAPEST (Reuters) – River cruises are making a quiet comeback on the Danube after the COVID-19 pandemic brought global tourism to a standstill and forced companies to suspend voyages ... NickoVision river cruise ship arrives following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Budapest.

Hungary commemorates victims of Danube boat catastrophe

Dawn 30 May 2020
The cruise ship’s captain is on trial in Budapest for his alleged responsibility in the crash, but court sessions have been postponed until at least September because of the coronavirus pandemic ... One plan would include requiring large river cruise ships to dock outside downtown Budapest.

Hungary commemorates victims of 2019 Danube boat catastrophe

Lebanon Express 29 May 2020
FILE - In this Tuesday, June 11, 2019, file photo, a crane lifts the sightseeing boat out of the Danube river in Budapest, Hungary ... FILE- In this Tuesday, June 11, 2019, file photo a diver looks for bodies on the sunken ship in Budapest, Hungary ... Hungary Eastern Europe Europe Budapest.

On banks of Danube, Hungary and South Korea mourn victims of boat accident

Metro USA 29 May 2020
BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Officials from Hungary and South Korea held a minute’s silence and threw white flowers onto the waters of the Danube on Friday, marking the first anniversary of a boat accident which killed 25 South Korean tourists and two Hungarian crew ... 1st anniversary of the Mermaid boat accident in Budapest.

My unborn baby’s father ghosted me the day after I told him I was pregnant

Metro UK 03 May 2020
... I took a job in Budapest as a travel journalist ... When he dumped all my belongings into a suitcase and shipped it over, even going as far as to include a bag of food I’d been eating at one of Budapest’s Christmas markets weeks earlier, I realised how little I suddenly meant to him.

Retirement cruise moves local

The Signal 22 Apr 2020
Submitted by Carole Cliffe ... Patrick’s birthday celebration for one of their colleagues aboard the Viking ship in Budapest ... Courtesy photo ... These energetic, fun-filled teachers, now grandmas, put together a Belated Budapest Birthday Blast, which looked like a masquerade party with a St ... .

Stephen Schaefer’s Hollywood & Mine

Boston Herald 15 Apr 2020
Reed’s ‘Outcast’ is an adaptation of a Joseph Conrad novel about a scoundrel (Trevor Howard) who betrays in every possible way the ship captain (Richardson) who befriended him as a youth. A scene from “Budapest Noir.” Photo Pioneer Pictures.

Hungary trial opens over Danube River crash; captain blamed

Federal News Radio 12 Mar 2020
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The captain of a river cruise ship wasn’t concentrating on his steering duties for at least five minutes as it collided and sank a much smaller sightseeing boat in Budapest last summer, Hungarian prosecutors said at the opening of his trial Wednesday.

Captain charged in deadly Danube boat collision goes on trial in Hungary

Xinhua 11 Mar 2020
BUDAPEST, March 11 (Xinhua) -- Less than a year after the Swiss-registered Viking Sigyn cruise ship collided on the river Danube in Budapest with the small tour boat Mermaid killing 26 South Korean tourists and two Hungarian crew members, the trial of the cruise ship captain began at the Budapest Regional Court on Wednesday.

Trial starts of captain charged in deadly Danube boat crash

Seattle PI 11 Mar 2020
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A trial began Wednesday in Hungary in the case of a river cruise ship captain charged in the deaths of 27 people in a May 2019 collision on the Danube River ... a nine-year ban on operating ships if he accepted the charges and resigned his right to a trial.