Locked content Holocaust victims honoured in Polish Sejm

Polish politicians on Friday observed a moment of silence to honour victims of the Holocaust. It was the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz (known in Polish as Oświęcim) concentration camp, and was the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust. The Auschwitz-Birken...

Locked content Four energy firms sign memorandum to purchase Polish assets of EDF

Four companies – Enea, Energa, PGNiG Termika and PGE have signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding negotiations over the purchase of assets of gas and electricity supplier, EDF, according to a press release jointly issued by the companies on Sunday. The deal, if it goes ahead as planned, will ...

Locked content Huge electricity failure in western Poland resolved

A power failure that began early Sunday morning and caused the loss of power to 19,000 farms in the areas of Wielkopolska near Czarnków, Ujścia and Trzcianka was fixed by late Sunday afternoon, a spokesperson for the energy company Enea, which supplies electricity to the region, told the press. The ...

Locked content EU trade negotiator says CETA will be good for the EU, Poland

There are as many as 2,000 firms in Poland that are involved in exporting products to Canada, said the deputy director for trade, and the EU’s chief negotiator during CETA’s negotiation phase last year, Mauro Petriccione. He spoke to Michał Zabłocki of the Polish press on Sunday. In spite of this, t...

Locked content Giant double-decker airplane to land in Warsaw

The world’s largest passenger aircraft, the Airbus a380, will land at Warsaw’s Okęcie Airport on February 10, as one of Emirates Airlines’ jumbo jets is scheduled to fly from Dubai to the Polish capital, the airline said in a press release over the weekend. The one-time flight has been planned as a ...

Locked content Polish army working with NATO troops

Detachments from the Polish armed forces have begun conducting military exercises with American troops stationed near the southwestern Polish town of Żagan under NATO’s Operation Reassurance, Onet news reported on Sunday. Representatives of the headquarters of the two countries are now working on th...

Locked content Smog levels dangerous over weekend

The Government Security Centre in Warsaw (known as the RCB) warned on its twitter account on Saturday that levels of particulate substances in some areas of central and southern Poland had reached levels which made the air quality dangerous for some. “[There are] high concentrations of PM10 in the s...

Locked content Zakopane undergoes modernization projects

The National Fund for Environmental Protection will invest PLN 8.3 million in urban green areas of the city of Zakopane. The deputy mayor of the city, which serves as the main point of access to Poland’s Tatra National Park, Wiktor Łukaszczyk, made the announcement at a press conference on Saturday....

Locked content Szydło looking to Merkel for help with ‘needed reforms’

Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło is expected to host German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Warsaw in February, and the PM has hopes that Merkel could be persuaded to push for reforms that would strengthen the role of individual Member State governments. Szydło was speaking in an interview with the ra...