Locked content Tusk: No single market a la carte

President of the European Council Donald Tusk has ruled out that there will “a single market a la carte” for the UK and it will have to accept freedom of movement in order to have free EU trade access. Wednesday’s meeting of the 27 leaders in Brussels, the first without Britain, wa...

Locked content Kaczyński blames Tusk for Brexit and hopes for the second vote

Jarosław Kaczyński, the chairman of the ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party, has blamed the President of the European Council and former Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk for the UK’s decision to leave the European Union. “A particularly dark role was played by Donald Tusk, who conducted ...

Locked content Tusk to Britons: Stay with us, we need you

“I appeal to the British citizens: Stay with us. We need you. Together we will cope with future challenges. Apart it will be more difficult,” European Council President Donald Tusk wrote on Twitter. The former Polish prime minister said Britain’s closely-watched referendum on EU membersh...

Locked content Tusk: Turkey closer to visa-free travel

The European Union is getting closer to granting Turks visa-free travel to Europe, but talks on this will continue until at least October, European Council President Donald Tusk said, as quoted by Reuters in an interview with German newspaper Bild published on Monday. Asked when Turks would be given...

Tusk: The spectre of a break-up is haunting Europe

European Council President Donald Tusk, at a meeting of the leaders of the European Peoples’ Party (EPP) in Luxembourg marking the 40th anniversary of their group , slammed the EU leaders promoting utopian illusions of a united Europe for losing touch with the people.

Locked content Tusk: We need to stop radicals in their march for power

President of the the European Council Donald Tusk joined other leaders in a debate in Rome on the state of the European Union, warning against anti-EU sentiment that fuels nationalism on the continent. “We need to stop the radicals in their march to power,” Tusk said. “From Poland ...

Locked content PM Szydło dissolves anti-discrimination council

On April 27, Prime Minister Beata Szydło abolished Poland’s Council for the Prevention of Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance by a Law and Justice government decree (it comes into force on June 1). The council was tasked with ensuring coordination between government insti...

Poland commemorates Smoleńsk crash anniversary

On Sunday, Poland marked the sixth anniversary of a plane crash in Smoleńsk, which killed 96 people, including President Lech Kaczyński and his wife. This year’s celebrations were the first since conservative party Law and Justice (PiS) led by Jarosław Kaczyński, twin brother of late president...