Tag: Poland

Polish draft law would muzzle judges – European rights official

The draft law, already approved by the lower house of parliament, would allow judges who question planned reforms to be disciplined.

Polish bird flu outbreak spreads, with four more cases

Outbreaks were confirmed in Wolka Orlowska and Olchowiec Kolonia, both in the Lubelskie region of Poland.

European mayors urge EU to bypass governments in disbursing funds

The European Union should bypass national governments that flout democratic standards and deal directly with municipalities as they can perform "miracles" in areas such as climate change

EU leaves Poland out of 2050 climate deal after standoff

The European Union left Poland out of a 2050 climate neutrality agreement on Friday after hours of summit haggling with three poorer eastern member states that demanded more funds for economic transition and support for nuclear power.

CJEU orders Poland’s Supreme Court to verify independence of disciplinary chamber...

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that the Polish Supreme Court needs to ascertain that the National Council is...

EU’s Tusk says he does not plan to run for president...

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Tuesday he would not run for president of Poland, dampening the expectations of some opposition...

Poland’s ruling nationalists ahead in election – partial results

Poland's ruling nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party was in the lead in Sunday's parliamentary election with 49.3% of votes, according to...

Updated: Poland’s PiS set for landslide victory – exit polls

The Law and Justice (PiS) party finished on top in Sunday's parliamentary election in Poland. According to exit polls, the Party acquired...

Second term awaits nationalist PiS as divided Poles vote

Poles voted on Sunday in an election that is likely to hand the nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party a second term...

Tokarczuk and Handke win Nobel literature prizes, line drawn under 2018...

Austrian writer Peter Handke won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday and Polish author Olga Tokarczuk was named as the 2018...