Poland's foreign minister denied Wednesday (9 August) accusations that his EU country is drifting towards authoritarianism amid a string of government reforms that have triggered mass protests at home and EU warnings about rule of law violations.
European Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday (3 August) said he was being targeted in a Polish probe into the 2010 jet crash in Russia that killed Poland's then president and 95 others, following a marathon eight hours of questioning by prosecutors in Warsaw.
Eight years after the end of the Second World War, Poland renounced its claim to reparations from Germany. But its parliament is ignoring that and is once again calling on Berlin to pay up. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Polish lawmakers have started debating a controversial bill on Supreme Court reforms, which opposition parties, the Polish Ombudsman and most legal experts say breaches the Polish constitution and may curb the independence of the judiciary.
US President Donald Trump plans to promote US liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports at a meeting next Thursday (6 July) in Warsaw with a dozen leaders from Central and Eastern Europe, a region heavily reliant on Russian supplies.
Polish authorities said on Thursday (1 June) they had found the remains of two other people in the coffin of former president Lech Kaczyński while investigating the plane crash in Russia that killed him and 95 others in 2010.
Tens of thousands demonstrated in Warsaw against Poland's government on Saturday (6 May), saying the rule of law was at stake after a slew of controversial reforms and appointments to public broadcasters.
Poland should treat EU president Donald Tusk in a dignified manner, the European Commission said today (20 April), after the former Polish premier was grilled for eight hours in Warsaw in an intelligence probe.
European Council President Donald Tusk testified for eight hours in Warsaw on Wednesday (19 April) as a witness in an investigation of two former military counter-intelligence chiefs accused of overstepping their duties.
Krystyna Pawlowicz, a Polish MP from the ruling Eurosceptic PiS party, has written a letter to the Jean-Claude Juncker, accusing him of “alcohol dependency”. She also called “distasteful” the fact that Juncker apparently took a nap in the Vatican over the celebration of the EU’s 60’th anniversary.
The leaders of the European Union delivered a withering snub to Poland's right-wing government on Thursday (9 March) by disregarding its objections and reappointing former Polish premier Donald Tusk to chair their summits.
Poland confirmed yesterday (28 February) it would oppose the reappointment of former Prime Minister Donald Tusk next week as president of the European Council, highlighting the increased isolation of the nationalist Polish government in Europe.
In the Visegrád Group, there is a desire to both strengthen the powers of member states, but also defend the Schengen area, and the four freedoms. Unsurprisingly, talk of treaty change is in the air. Euractiv's Central European partners report.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel seemed yesterday (7 February) to win promises of closer cooperation from Poland's Eurosceptic leaders, during a visit to Warsaw to discuss reforms essential for the EU to tackle mounting divisions over its future role.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Warsaw today (7 February) in a bid to reignite Berlin's ties with Poland, which are seen as essential for EU attempts to handle economic and political problems over the coming months.
François Hollande does not want to chair the European Council when he steps down as French president in May, aides said yesterday (19 January), denying a report that he hoped to succeed Donald Tusk in overseeing negotiations on Britain's exit from the EU.
Air pollution made headlines in Poland this week but the issue was not the only thing to worry Poles, as lack of transparency and corruption in government once again reared their heads. EURACTIV Poland reports.
Poland's ruling conservatives announced plans on Monday (9 January) to reinstate full media access to parliament in a bid to defuse a political standoff, but the main opposition party said it was not yet ready to end its blockade of the legislature.