Tag: Poland

Man extradited over string of thefts in Poland

The man was arrested on 27 September in Birkirkara following weeks of investigation and after a European Arrest Warrant was issued by the Polish authorities.

Poland advises against unnecessary travel to Malta

The Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs has advised against unnecessary travel – especially tourist travel – to Malta due to a high incidence of Covid-19.

Germany’s Merkel warns of summit failure on EU recovery fund

European Union leaders toiled in search of a coronavirus stimulus deal for a third day on Sunday but German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that the mounting acrimony over the level of spending might not easily be overcome.

Poland’s incumbent Duda wins presidential election – majority results

Poland's incumbent Andrzej Duda has won the presidential election, results from over 99% of polling stations show, with remaining uncounted votes unlikely to sway the final outcome, the National Electoral Commission said on Monday.

Pope names administrator for Polish diocese hit by abuse allegations

The move came little more than a month after Church leaders in Poland announced that they were referring Bishop Edward Janiak to the Vatican for eventual judgement.

Photos: Bus plunges off motorway bridge in Polish capital Warsaw, one...

A municipal bus in the Polish capital Warsaw plunged off a motorway bridge on Thursday, killing one person and injuring 17, authorities said.

Six EU leaders urge greater collaboration to tackle future pandemics

The 27-nation EU and Britain have reported some 1.4 million cases of the new coronavirus, or about a fifth of the global total. At the height of the crisis, many EU states resorted to protectionist measures, raising trade barriers to hinder the export of medical equipment to their neighbours.

Polish priest puts up giant solar cross in climate fight

By night, the 40-foot-tall cross on the Catholic church in central Poland offers a neon light show of blue, red or purple. By day, the cross produces the electricity to power the church's lighting, heating and air conditioning.

Priest takes ‘drive-in’ confessions as coronavirus spreads in Poland

A priest in Poland has started taking confession from the faithful in the parking lot of his church in the Polish capital Warsaw

EU approves coronavirus state support for Portugal, Poland, Greece

In a series of statements late on Friday and on Saturday, the Commission approved a 13-billion-euro state aid programme for the Portuguese economy, a 22-billion-euro plan of state guarantees for Poland and a 2-billion-euro scheme for Greece.