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Small weddings yes, but no dancing: Poland faces new COVID curbs

15 Oct 2020

WARSAW The Polish government urged its citizens to stay at home and ordered new national restrictions such as closing gyms, pools and aquaparks, after coronavirus cases rose by 24% to a record on Thursday.

Poland ramps up health training as COVID-19 cases hit fresh records

14 Oct 2020

WARSAW Poland is ramping up training for nurses and could consider setting up military field hospitals for coronavirus patients, as daily reported cases hit a new record of 6,526 on Wednesday, officials said.

Polish watchdog fines Gazprom $7.6 billion over Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

07 Oct 2020

WARSAW/MOSCOW Poland has fined Russia's Gazprom more than 29 billion zlotys ($7.6 billion) for building the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline without Warsaw's approval, its watchdog said on Wednesday, prompting the company to say it will appeal. | Video

Poland's ruling nationalists cement new coalition deal

26 Sep 2020

WARSAW Poland's ruling nationalists signed a new coalition agreement on Saturday, ending weeks of in-fighting in the three-party alliance over how it will govern over the next three years.

UPDATE 1-Fortum puts Polish, Baltic district heating assets on the block - sources

24 Sep 2020

FRANKFURT/HELSINKI, Sept 24 Finnish state-controlled utility Fortum has put its district heating assets in Poland and the Baltic states up for sale as it seeks to streamline its business, people close to the matter said.

Exclusive: CVC mulls sale of Polish utility PKP Energetyka - sources

24 Sep 2020

WARSAW/FRANKFURT Buyout group CVC Capital Partners is starting preparations for a sale of its Polish utility PKP Energetyka in a deal potentially worth up to 1.8 billion euros ($2.1 billion), people close to the matter said.

Fortum puts Polish, Baltic district heating assets on the block - sources

24 Sep 2020

FRANKFURT/HELSINKI, Sept 24 Finnish state-controlled utility Fortum has put its district heating assets in Poland and the Baltic states up for sale as it seeks to streamline its business, people close to the matter said.

UPDATE 1-Poland scraps mine closure plan opposed by coal unions

28 Jul 2020

WARSAW, July 28 Poland's government on Tuesday scrapped a plan to close two mines owned by the country's biggest coal producer PGG, following opposition from trade unions during protracted talks.

Poland plans cuts in coal mining as coronavirus crisis hits demand

27 Jul 2020

WARSAW Poland's biggest coal producer, state-run PGG, plans to restructure mines and temporarily cut miners' salaries as part of a rescue plan designed to help the company survive the coronavirus crisis, the state assets ministry said on Monday.

Poland halts work at 12 coal mines to curb COVID-19, angering union

08 Jun 2020

WARSAW Poland will close 12 coal mines from Tuesday for three weeks to curb the spread of the coronavirus among miners, Deputy Prime Minister Jacek Sasin said on Monday.

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