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Poland must maintain judicial independence: human rights official

28 Jun 2019

WARSAW Poland's government needs to do more to preserve judicial independence and avoid "undermining public confidence in it," the Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights said in a report published on Friday.

Child benefits and tax breaks as Polish government gears up for election

27 Jun 2019

WARSAW Poland's governing Law and Justice Party (PiS) will extend its child benefit programme from Monday, in a move critics say is a clear attempt to buy national election votes that will also divert much-needed investment from public services.

Four eastern EU states to discuss top jobs, keen to boost their influence

12 Jun 2019

BUDAPEST The leaders of Poland, Slovakia, Hungary and the Czech Republic will discuss in Budapest on Thursday potential candidates for top jobs in the European Union coming up for grabs shortly, in a sign of regional coordination by the so-called Visegrad Four.

Polish nationalists win EU vote, set stage for national ballot

27 May 2019

WARSAW Poland's ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) surged to a clear victory in Sunday's European Parliament vote, a stamp of approval for the party's nationalist, eurosceptic platform before a national election later in the year.

Polish nationalists win EU vote, set stage for national ballot

27 May 2019

WARSAW Poland's ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) surged to a clear victory in Sunday's European Parliament vote, a stamp of approval for the party's nationalist, eurosceptic platform before a national election later in the year.

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.

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