The polish parliament has approved a controversial bill favouring protests organised by the authorities and the church.
If agreed, the proposal means the maximum pensions and disability benefits for around 32,000 former officials would be no larger than the average state payout.
Polish women dressed in black took to the streets on Sunday in another round of protests against the government’s attempts to tighten abortion laws.
Polish women took to the streets on Monday in protest at a government bill that would lead to a total ban on abortion, even for rape victims.
Thousands of people decked in black clothes have taken to the streets of Warsaw to protest against a total ban on abortion in Poland.
The Polish parliament has rejected draft legislation to allow abortion until the end of the 12th week of pregnancy by 240 votes to 173.
The future architecture of the post-Brexit European Union will be discussed on September 16 in the Slovak capital of Bratislava. The Visegrad
Poland will not agree with “imposed immigration,” according to president’s senior advisor Krzysztof Szczerski.
On the streets of Poland a battle for the future of abortion is being fought. Maria had to make this decision alone a few years ago. The young woman
Tens of thousands of Poles have marched through Warsaw, demanding that the right-wing government respect the constitution. Its controls on the media
Crowds of people have gathered in Gdansk, the cradle of Poland’s 1980s solidarity movement, to show their support for Lech Walesa. The former
Polish historical investigators say newly uncovered documents show Lech Walesa – the former President and hero of the Solidarity movement that
Since the end of last year, Poland has been ruled by a populist right-wing government trying to get a hold of public media and the Constitutional Court. But student Artur Sierawski has something to sa
We have interviewed one of the leading Polish experts in constitutional law, Marek Chmaj. It took place in his Warsaw-based law office, where he just
Maciej Czajkowski was one of the very first senior Polish journalists to be sacked after the recent right-wing shift in Poland. Is the freedom of
Senior Polish journalists have raised the alarm over alleged ongoing violations of independence and freedom of the public media in Poland. Euronews
Poland is facing an uncertain future as its population ages and so putting pressure on workers, the economy and the healthcare system. Living through
Just three months on from elections, Poland finds itself in political turmoil. Demonstrations last Saturday were just the latest in a wave of action
Thousands of demonstrators took the streets across Poland on Saturday to protest against a government plan to increase surveillance powers. Critics
Poland’s prime minister Beata Szydło is to face MEP’s later amid concerns over the state of the rule of law there. It looks set to be quite a
The president of Poland has moved to boost his country’s battered reputation amid EU fears over the threat to the rule of law there. Officials are
In this edition of Europe Weekly: Poland is under fire for new media laws that have been described as an attack on the freedom of the press; the
Poland’s new conservative government faces further scrutiny on Wednesday as the European Commission debates new laws seen as reining in the country’s
Demonstrations have taken place around Poland to protest against a new public media law. Media managers will now be selected by the Treasury Minister
EU Commissioner Gunther Oettinger on Sunday threatened to put Poland on notice for infringing on common European values by passing legislation giving
Jean Asselborn Luxembourg’s Foreign Minister has fired a warning to Poland’s ruling conservative Law and Justice party against going down the path of
For the second consecutive week thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets of Poland’s cities to protest against the new conservative
Anti-government protesters have been taking to the streets in cities across Poland. Critics say the administration, formed by the eurosceptic Law and
Poland’s new prime minister has been officially confirmed as Beata Szydlo from the right-wing Law and Justice party. In last month’s election the
The Law and Justice (PiS) party – both conservative and Eurosceptic – have won Poland’s parliamentary elections. The party’s leader Jaroslaw