WARSAW, Aug 20 The Polish government has
accepted a revision to the country's 2020 budget that forecasts
a deficit of 109.3 billion zlotys ($29.4 billion), it said on
Thursday, highlighting the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on
the public finances.
WARSAW Several thousand people waving rainbow flags protested on Saturday in the centre of Warsaw to demand the release of an LGBT activist accused of hanging rainbow banners over statues and damaging an anti-abortion campaigner's van.
WARSAW Hundreds of protesters surrounded a police van on Friday in central Warsaw to try to block it from driving away after officers detained an activist who hung LGBT flags on statues in the city last week.
KONSKOWOLA, Poland Surrounded by fields of roses and lavender in tranquil eastern Poland, some residents of the village of Konskowola feel the European Union may be trying to blackmail them.
WARSAW Marcin Stasko did not hesitate to vote for the candidate of the small far-right Confederation party in the first round of Poland's presidential election last month, attracted in part by his promise to cut taxes.
WARSAW Polish President Andrzej Duda suggested on Friday that Germany was trying to meddle in the presidential election after a German-owned tabloid newspaper reported on a pardon that he granted to a man who had served his sentence in a paedophilia case.
WARSAW, July 3 Polish President Andrzej Duda
suggested on Friday that Germany was trying to meddle in the
presidential election after a German-owned tabloid newspaper
reported on a pardon that he granted to a man who had served his
sentence in a paedophilia case.
WARSAW Poland's nationalist incumbent Andrzej Duda won the first round of a presidential election on Sunday but will have to face the centrist mayor of Warsaw in a run-off on July 12, in a race that could transform the nation's ties with the European Union. | Video
WARSAW Poles vote on Sunday in a closely-fought presidential election critical to the nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) government's hopes of implementing its conservative agenda, including judicial reforms the European Union says undermine democracy.
WARSAW Jewish community leaders in Warsaw on Tuesday voiced their opposition to the "dehumanising" language they say is being used against LGBT (lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgender) people in Poland's presidential election campaign.