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Fidesz MP calls for a boycott, pro-government site states the ads serve to "expand the homosexual meat market."

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Olympic bronze medallist Tamás Kenderesi is accused of groping an 18-year-old woman in a night club in Gwangju, South Korea.

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Angela Merkel and Viktor Orbán will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Pan-European Picnic.

július 31. 11:45

The Clark Ádám crane vessel disbanded from the floating establishment and a towboat moved into position. Shortly before 4:00 PM, the towboat has departed towards the Csepel port, where police and experts are waiting to inspect the boat as a part of the ongoing investigation. The barge carrying the Hableány's wreckage is escorted by the police.

During the operation, special divers have recovered the bodies of four victims from the Hableány, and rescue workers had successfully lifted the wreckage from the riverbed during the carefully executed operation that lasted almost eight hours. BBC created the following timelapse of the operation:

 

Four people are still missing ever since the accident on May 29, and police say it cannot be ruled out that their bodies are still in the boat's cabin as parts of the hull are still filled with deposit from the Danube, nevertheless, the number of people on the search party scouring the entire Hungarian section of the Danube south of the scene has been doubled.

Index is now concluding the English live coverage of the salvage operation.

Public news channel M1 reported from Visegrád where the Viking Sigyn has been moored since yesterday. The reporter said that their crew approached the Sigyn on a motorboat and they confirmed the information appearing in South Korean media that the scratches on the Sigyn's bow had been painted over.

They could not find out why the Sigyn is not moving on from Visegrád, what is known is that yesterday police conducted an inspection onboard.

The Sigyn has previously left Hungary for its destination in Passau and continued with its scheduled trips with new passengers.

Péter Kolozsi, the deputy spokesperson of the Disaster Relief Services told M1's reporter that their colleagues were in a particularly difficult situation not only because the Danube's deposit filling the hull - they had to prepare for working amongst dangerous objects, they were risking damage to their equipment, and the extreme heat took a heavy toll on them as well. "This rescue operation was greatly taxing physically and mentally," he noted.