WARSAW, Sept 4 Poland's top banks have set aside
more than 1.96 billion zloty ($525 million) in total to pay for
Swiss franc-denominated mortgages, recent filings analysed by
Reuters show, after Polish courts recently ruled many were
mis-sold to borrowers.
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 Poland may have to reimpose quarantine for travellers from countries such as Spain to contain the coronavirus, its prime minister said on Thursday after the country reported its highest daily number of infections so far.
WARSAW Poland's biggest opposition party, the centrist Civic Platform(PO), said on Thursday it had petitioned the Supreme Court to declare the recent presidential election unfair to trigger an annulment and re-run.
WARSAW Poland's justice minister said on Monday the European Union may be in a position to force Warsaw to legalise gay marriage if EU leaders make financial aid conditional on upholding democratic norms, and warned that this was unacceptable.
WARSAW Polish President Andrzej Duda has won five more years in power on a socially conservative, religious platform in a closely fought election that makes renewed confrontation with the European Union's executive likely. | Video
Warschau Polens Präsident Andrzej Duda ist nach Auszählung fast aller Stimmen für fünf Jahre knapp wiedergewählt worden.
Warschau Bei der Stichwahl um das Präsidentenamt in Polen zeichnet sich laut einer Nachwahlbefragung ein hauchdünner Vorsprung für den konservativen Amtsinhaber Andrzej Duda ab.
* Says zloty currency immunity to pandemic a problem for
WARSAW Polish presidential hopeful Rafal Trzaskowski said he collected more than 1.6 million signatures within the week he was given to register for this month's election, a sign the Warsaw mayor poses a serious challenge to nationalist incumbent Andrzej Duda.