A photographer from Odorheiu Secuiesc receives "European Citizen's Prize 2021" for Geofolk project

Photographer David Botond, from Odorheiu Secuiesc, has received the "European Citizen 2021" Prize from the European Parliament for the Geofolk project, which brings together the largest collection of photographs in the world with folk costumes, images captured in recent years.

Istanbul to host 2023 Champions League final

The 2023 UEFA Champions League final will be held in Istanbul, the governing body of European football announced on July 16. 

The Istanbul Ataturk Olympic Stadium will host the 2023 Champions League final match, according to UEFA's official Twitter account.

The German city of Munich was originally to host the final that year. It will now be the site of the event in 2025.

Democracy Digest: EU Launches Infringement Procedures Against Hungary, Poland

The European Commission has launched an infringement procedure against Hungary for its controversial Child Protection Act, media reported on Thursday. It is one of the few cases when the Commission acted almost immediately, without the usual delay.

Turkish driver wins debut race at Euroformula

Turkish driver Cem Bölükbaşı won his very first race on July 10 at Round 4 of the Euroformula Open Championship in Hungary.

Bölükbaşı, 23, from Van Amersfoort Racing team, won in his debut in a time of 29.11.495 at the Hungaroring circuit in Budapest.

Teammate Rafael Villagomez from Mexico finished second and Drivex School driver Joshua Durksen of Paraguay came in third.

Moldovan Ex-President Praises Hungary’s Anti-LGBTQ Law

Moldova's Socialist leader and former president, Igor Dodon, praised Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban for his country's recently adopted law in Budapest on the LGBTQ community.

"I congratulate Mr Orban and the Hungarian people for adopting this law despite the barriers imposed by some European Union leaders and the liberal lobby in his country," Dodon wrote on his Facebook page.

Euro 2020: Belgium and Czech Republic Are Next Teams in 1/4 finals

Belgium knocked out defending champions Portugal in the last 16 and equalled their longest winning streak at major tournaments, winning five in a row for the second time under boss Roberto Martinez.

With a squad packed full of talent they have never been better equipped to win a trophy as they set up a quarter-final tie with Italy.