Locked content Thousands march across Poland in memory of Paweł Adamowicz

On Monday evening, in major Polish cities including Warsaw, Gdańsk, Kraków, Poznań and Katowice, people marched in memory of the Mayor of Gdańsk Paweł Adamowicz who died earlier that day after being stabbed whilst participating in a charity event on Sunday. At 6 pm, in front of the Palace of Culture...

Locked content Gdańsk president dies after stabbing during charity event

The President of Gdańsk Paweł Adamowicz has died in hospital on Monday, the day after he was stabbed in the heart on stage during the annual Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity (Wielka Orkiestra Świątecznej Pomocy). The 27-year-old assailant is a local resident with past convictions for a series of...

Locked content Tusk: ‘We will not renegotiate the Brexit deal’

The President of European Council Donald Tusk said that Brussels will not renegotiate the Brexit deal. “We will not renegotiate the deal, including the backstop, but we are ready to discuss how to facilitate UK ratification. As time is running out, we will also discuss our preparedness for a no-deal...

Locked content Tusk meets with Italian PM to talk illegal immigration

European Council President Donald Tusk met with Italian PM Giuseppe Conte before the informal EU summit on migration that will take place on Sunday, to discuss illegal immigration. Conte told Tusk that it is “unthinkable” that Italy should bear the brunt of responsibility for all migrants, including...

Locked content Tusk: EU will never recognize Crimea’s annexation

During the Eastern Partnership summit, the European Council President Donald Tusk said that the EU will never recognize the annexation of Crimea by Russia. “We condemn the aggression of Russia and we will never recognize the illegal annexation of Crimea,” he said. His words were in stark comparison ...

Locked content Tusk likens PiS politics to Kremlin plan

The European Council President Donald Tusk accused the Law and Justice (PiS) government of failure on the international scene. “Intense dispute with Ukraine, isolation within the European Union, departure from the rule of law and judicial independence, attack on the non-governmental sector and free ...

Locked content Tusk urges EU states to act quickly on the Nord Stream 2 scheme

The President of the European Council Donald Tusk has sent a letter to EU leaders, urging governments to address the draft amendments to the gas directive as soon as possible, the Polish Press Agency (PAP) said citing EU sources. Representatives of the European Parliament have already declared that ...

Locked content Tusk beats Duda in a presidential poll

According to a poll conducted by Pollster, if Donald Tusk and Andrzej Duda were to face each other in the second round of the presidential election, the European Council head would defeat the incumbent president. Tusk would enjoy a 53 percent support, while Duda would get 47 percent. The polling com...

Locked content Duda and Tusk in the lead for presidency – poll

According to a poll conducted by Pollster, if the presidential elections took place today, incumbent Andrzej Duda would enjoy 39 percent support, while former PM and current European Council President Donald Tusk would get 31 percent of the votes. Both would face off in the second round. Other possi...