Poland will profit most from EU Unity Fund: Prime Minister

Poland will be the biggest beneficiary from the EU's cohesion fund under the bloc's 2021-27 budget, PM Mateusz Morawiecki told the parliament on Wednesday, a day after he returned from marathon negotiations in Brussels. EU leaders debated for nearly five days on how the next seven-year budget should look and how

Mateusz Morawiecki goes to local coordination meeting uninvolved of EU summit

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Saturday attended a coordination meeting of the regional Visegrad (V4) group (comprising also the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia) on the sidelines of the ongoing EU summit in Brussels, an EU source told PAP. On Friday, despite 14 hours of talks in various formats, EU

Trzaskowski supporters may be left without a vote in the run-off

Voters who changed their polling stations before the June 28 first round of Polish presidential elections, most of them supporting presidential challenger Rafal Trzaskowski, may find themselves barred from voting in the run-off, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna reports. Trzaskowski, a centrist candidate supported by the main opposition bloc, the Civic Coalition, is

Elections: Duda enters second round against liberal candidate

The incumbent Andrzej Duda won the most votes in Sunday’s Polish presidential election, but fell short of the 50% he needed to win without a second round of voting. Duda, allied with Poland’s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party, had received 43.7% of the vote with 99.78% of ballots counted and

Is Yaroslav Kaczynski a puppet master of ultra-right Poles?

On 10 April 2010, a Polish military plane went down while attempting to land in thick fog at Smolensk airport in Russia, killing all 95 people on board. The list of the dead included Poland’s president, Lech Kaczyński, the head of the Polish army, the country’s central bank governor and scores

US Ambassador to Poland comments on Fort Trump’s statement in Bolton’s book

US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher on Sunday tweeted that the words of former US security adviser John Bolton, who claimed that US President Donald Trump could not remember agreeing to build Fort Trump in Poland, are misleading, as the name “Fort Trump has never been under review. US National Security

President Duda signs bill to help unemployed

Poland's President Andrzej Duda has signed a bill into law that gives a new welfare handout to people who have lost their jobs amid the coronavirus epidemic. Polish President Andrzej Duda speaking to his supporters at a rally in Białystok, the Podlaskie province, eastern Poland, on Saturday, June 20.Photo: PAP/Artur Reszko Under the