Poland

Search for missing boy “biggest in history” of Polish police

Polish police are conducting a search for a 5 year old boy that is being described as the biggest in the history of the Polish Read more

Central and Eastern Europe countries expecting important Commission portfolios

Central and Eastern Europe was shut out in last week’s race for senior EU positions, so the region’s governments are eyeing important Commission portfolios and … Read more

What is the Visegrad Group?

In 1991, Poland, Hungary, and Czechoslovakia – as it still was then – joined forces to work together more closely and prepare their planned EU … Read more

Poland criticises the way EU is dealing with North Macedonia and Albania accession

Polish President Andrzej Duda scolded the European Union on Friday for delaying accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia, days after the EU’s current eastern … Read more

Hungary’s lessons, applied in Poland… is it late for the EU’s championing of the Rule of Law?

 writes on the The Guardian that perhaps one day the spring of 2019 will be remembered as the moment when the European Union … Read more

Photo Story: Mike Tyson with a hero from the Warsaw Uprising

US Former world heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson (R) meets with a Warsaw Uprising insurgent Boleslaw Wojewodzki ‘Tarzan’ (L) before upcoming 75th anniversary of Warsaw … Read more

Seven countries stop their participation in Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe following return of Russia legislators

Delegations of Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, and Ukraine to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe decided to cut short their participation … Read more

U.S., Poland sign cyberspace defence cooperation agreement

In another important milestone marking the strong partnership between the U.S. and Poland, military officials from the two countries signed a cyberspace defence cooperation agreement … Read more

Poland’s governing party agrees 12-fold rise in tax-free allowance for workers under 26

Poland’s governing Law and Justice (PiS) party agreed a more than 12-fold rise in the tax-free allowance for wage earners aged under 26, extending a … Read more

ECJ says that Polish judicial reforms violated EU law

 

Polish judicial reforms that lowered the retirement age of Supreme Court judges violated EU law, the European Court of Justice ruled Monday.

POLITICO reports … Read more

Poland: Companies buy adult magazine to shut it down, in an effort to empower women

For 27 years, “Your Weekend” – one of Poland longest running and most read adult magazines, reduced women to sex objects. So when … Read more

Poland’s new retirement rules for judges break EU laws

Poland’s new retirement rules for judges, introduced in 2017, break European Union law, the advocate general for the EU’s top court said in an opinion … Read more

Young Polish priest who was ordained last month following a terminal cancer diagnosis has died

A young Polish priest who was ordained last month following a terminal cancer diagnosis has died, his community announced Monday.

Fr. Michal Los, FDP, died … Read more

Flooding and devastation in many parts of Europe after severe storms

Many parts of western Europe in the last days were hit by several severe storms that caused devastation and flooding.

Weather conditions that even caused Read more

Pilot dies after loosing control of aircraft during airshow in Poland

A German pilot was killed as his Jak-52 aircraft lost control and plunged into the Vistula River during a stunt performance at the 7th Płock … Read more

Scicluna urges Polish bishops to do what is needed to fight pedophilia

The Vatican’s leading sexual abuse investigator on Friday urged stronger action from Poland’s Catholic bishops who are under growing public pressure over a pedophilia scandal.… Read more

US to send 1,000 troops to Poland

 

US President Donald Trump has announced that US will deploy 1,000 more troops to Poland.

Trump said the force would be taken from America’s … Read more

Catholic priest stabbed in Wroclaw, Poland before mass

A Catholic priest in Wrocław is in stable condition after reportedly being stabbed before morning Mass on Monday, Polish sources are reporting.

A spokesperson with … Read more

130 firefighters required to extinguish skyscraper fire in Warsaw, Poland

A fire broke out on the upper floors of an under-construction building in the Polish capital Warsaw on Friday (June 7) night.

Video footage showed … Read more

Photo Story – Museum of the Moon inaugurated in Warsaw

People look at an installation entitled ‘Musem of the Moon’ by British artist Luke Jerram presented in the Copernicus Science Center, in Warsaw, Poland, 30 … Read more

Photo Story: Warsaw’s Vistula rising

A general view shows flooding and rising water levels on the Vistula River in Warsaw, Poland, 28 May 2019.

Heavy rainfall caused flooding in central … Read more

Europe Votes: Poland, ExitPolls, the projections

Exit Polls indicate that Law and Justice are set to win 42.4% of the vote in Poland.

This is a summary of Politico’s projections … Read more

Work permits for foreign workers hits record high in Poland

According to the Polish Central Statistical Office (GUS), the country is experiencing a surge in the registration of foreign workers in the country.

Last year, Read more

Poland’s pro-EU opposition with a 10-point lead

The European Coalition, Poland’s pro-EU opposition has a 10-point lead over the ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) ahead of European Parliament elections.

According to … Read more