Governing party head: there is no need for reshuffle
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:46:08 GMT
The head of Poland’s governing Law and Justice (PiS) party has said that he sees no need for a government reshuffle, amid media speculation that ministers could be dismissed.
Polish PM not concerned by govt's second-place poll result
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 14:19:00 GMT
Poles’ feeling of security is more important than a recent support poll which showed the governing party dropping behind the opposition, the Polish Prime Minister has said.
New parliamentary club chief for Poland’s opposition Nowoczesna
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:00:00 GMT
The leader of Poland's opposition Nowoczesna (Modern) party announced on Wednesday that he has stepped aside as the head of its parliamentary caucus.
Internet use in Poland up 30% over 10 years
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:37:00 GMT
Two-thirds of adult Poles use the internet at least once a week, about 30 percent more than 10 years ago, a new survey has found.
Polish economy developing dynamically: PM
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:03:00 GMT
The latest drop in unemployment shows that the Polish economy is developing dynamically, Prime Minister Beata Szydło said on Wednesday.
Poland to increase defence spending
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:57:00 GMT
Poland’s defence ministry has unveiled a plan to steadily increase the country’s defence spending to 2.5 percent of GDP by 2030, up from 2 percent today.
Eighteen Belarusians injured in coach crash on Polish motorway
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:59:00 GMT
Eighteen Belarusian citizens were injured after a coach in they were travelling veered off a Polish motorway and into a ditch early on Tuesday morning.
Windows broken, trees cut on environment minister's property
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:37:00 GMT
Police are investigating an incident where windows were broken and dozens of trees cut down on private property owned by Environment Minister Jan Szyszko.
Ex-minister’s former company in corruption probe: report
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:24:00 GMT
A firm that was co-owned by former treasury minister Aleksander Grad is under investigation in relation to a lucrative contract signed with a state-owned company, the Fakt daily has reported.
Thousands take part in March of the Living
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:52:00 GMT
Some 10,000 young Jews from over 40 countries took part in the March of the Living at the former German Nazi Auschwitz death camp in southern Poland on Monday.
US Ambassador: we don't see anything more we can do about Smolensk investigation
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 15:07:00 GMT
The US doesn't see how more it can help Warsaw in the investigation of the presidential plane crash in Smolensk, western Russia, US ambassador to Poland Paul W. Jones has said.
Tougher penalties planned for cruelty to animals in Poland
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:47:00 GMT
Experts and politicians across the spectrum in Poland have welcomed a government proposal seeking tougher penalties for cruelty to animals in the country.
Head of plane crash commission resigns
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:03:00 GMT
The head of a commission investigating the 2010 crash of the Polish presidential plane in Smolensk, western Russia, has stepped down from the post.
Poles drinking more wine
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 07:26:21 GMT
Poland’s wine market is expanding, posting an annual growth rate of five to six percent, one of the highest figures in Europe, according to media reports.
Polish judges halt cases in protest at changes to courts
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:02:00 GMT
Judges in Poland on Thursday halted proceedings for 40 minutes in protest at planned reforms of the judiciary by Poland’s ruling conservatives.
Spying probe in Poland is 'political': Donald Tusk
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 07:38:00 GMT
An ongoing spying probe being conducted by Polish authorities is political in nature, said former prime minister Donald Tusk who appeared as a witness on Wednesday.
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising anniversary remembered
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:02:00 GMT
Events around the Polish capital on Wednesday marked the 74th anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
Noisy reception for Tusk in Warsaw
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:51:00 GMT
Crowds of supporters and opponents turned out to meet European Council head Donald Tusk as he arrived in Warsaw to appear as a witness in a spying probe.
Sentence cut for Polish would-be parliamentary bomber
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:42:00 GMT
A court of appeal on Wednesday reduced a sentence for a university lecturer convicted of planning a terror attack on the Polish parliament from 13 to nine years in jail.
Polish police to train US soldiers on traffic regulations
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:29:00 GMT
Police in northeastern Poland are preparing to train American soldiers stationed in the region to teach them how to drive safely in this country.