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Warsaw pride parade attracts large crowd amid heated political debate

08 Jun 2019

WARSAW Tens of thousands of people joined a pride march in Warsaw on Saturday as gay rights continue to become a major issue in Poland's election campaign.

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.

Salary law will damage central bank, Polish rate-setter says

20 Feb 2019

WARSAW, Feb 20 Legislation to make public the salary details of Polish central bank employees will damage the central bank, a bank policy-maker told Reuters.

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.

Poland reverses Supreme Court law changes after EU ruling

21 Nov 2018

WARSAW Poland's ruling Law and Justice party (PiS) rushed a legislative amendment through parliament on Wednesday reversing changes it had made at the Supreme Court that the European Union had condemned as undemocratic.

Poland's eurosceptic leaders, far right mark independence centenary at mass march

11 Nov 2018

WARSAW Poland's eurosceptic leaders marked a century of national independence on Sunday as more than 200,000 people marched through the capital in a parade involving far-right groups and neo-fascist activists from Italy.

Defiant Kaczynski says Poland must avoid EU's 'social diseases'

02 Sep 2018

WARSAW Poland belongs in the European Union but should be careful not to be "infected by social diseases" that dominate the bloc, ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski said on Sunday.

Poland's biggest builder calls on government to address labour shortage

04 Jun 2018

WARSAW, June 4 Poland's construction industry needs an extra 100,000 workers to handle a surge in public sector projects and save more companies from bankruptcy, the head of the country's biggest builder told Reuters.

'Safe haven' Poland to enjoy stable rates until at least 2019: central bank head

16 May 2018

WARSAW Polish interest rates are likely to remain on hold until the end of 2019 and possibly longer as the country enjoys moderate inflation and can be seen as a safe haven amid global turbulence, central bank Governor Adam Glapinski said.

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