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Polish towns go 'LGBT free' ahead of bitter European election campaign

21 May 2019

SWIDNIK, Poland Teresa Drzewiecka grew up during World War Two, when German and Soviet troops battled for control of her town of Swidnik in eastern Poland. | Video

RPT-Polish towns go "LGBT free" ahead of bitter European election campaign

21 May 2019

SWIDNIK, Poland, May 21 Teresa Drzewiecka grew up during World War Two, when German and Soviet troops battled for control of her town of Swidnik in eastern Poland.

Broad coalitions key to fighting populism - Polish opposition

08 May 2019

WARSAW Poland's newly formed broad opposition alliance should be an example to others in Europe hoping to stem a tide of rightist populism ahead of European Parliament elections on May 26, centrist leader Grzegorz Schetyna said in an interview.

Poland needs debate on euro before joining - opposition leader

08 May 2019

WARSAW Poland needs to convince its voters of the benefits of the euro before joining it, the leader of the main opposition grouping said, dismissing the ruling party's suggestion that he supports the swift adoption of the common currency.

Poland needs debate on euro before joining - opposition leader

08 May 2019

WARSAW, May 8 Poland needs to convince its voters of the benefits of the euro before joining it, the leader of the main opposition grouping said, dismissing the ruling party's suggestion that he supports the swift adoption of the common currency.

Polish Church says 382 minors abused by clergy from 1990-2018

14 Mar 2019

WARSAW As many as 382 children were sexually abused by clergy in Poland between 1990 and 2018, according to findings presented on Thursday by the Polish Catholic Church in one of the most devout countries in Europe.

'We are witches' - Clerical abuse scandal divides parishes and politics in Poland

07 Jan 2019

KALINOWKA, Poland The former Catholic priest of the Polish village of Kalinowka is serving three years in jail for molesting five schoolgirls. But Marta Zezula, a mother whose testimony helped convict him, says the priest's victims are the ones made to feel guilty. | Video

For Poland's nationalists, retreat on judiciary revamp under EU pressure only tactical

18 Dec 2018

WARSAW Poland's government has cast its defeat to the European Union over judicial appointments as only a tactical retreat on the way to cementing its nationalist, eurosceptic agenda.

Polish PM wins confidence vote ahead of 2019 election

12 Dec 2018

WARSAW Poland's government of the nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party won a vote of confidence in the lower house of parliament on Wednesday ahead of elections next year in which it hopes to strengthen its support base dented by a corruption scandal.

Financial scandal loosens grip of Poland's ruling nationalists

23 Nov 2018

WARSAW Poland's ruling nationalists were likely to survive a no-confidence vote in parliament launched on Friday, but have seen their grip on power loosened by allegations of extortion at the financial regulator.

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Europeans vote, with EU future in balance

Europeans vote on Sunday in an election expected to further dent traditional pro-EU parties and bolster the nationalist fringe in the European Parliament, putting a potential brake on collective action in economic and foreign policy.