Locked content EC proposes new energy regulations

The European Commission presented a new energy security package that is meant to create guidelines for what do in case of energy supply interruptions. Speaking on Tuesday in Brussels, Commission Vice-president Maroš Šefčovič said that the package “will increase Europe’s resistance”...

Locked content Szymański: Little progress in talks with UK

There has been “relatively little” progress made in talks with the UK about renegotiating its EU membership, Vice-minister of Foreign Affairs Konrad Szymański said on Thursday. The Polish diplomat has been part of a delegation of EU representatives who have been engaged in discussions ah...

Locked content Poland and 6 EU countries call for help for steel industry

Poland, along with France, Britain, Germany, Italy, Belgium and Luxembourg have called on the European Union to step up action to relieve the ailing steel industry suffering from tumbling prices and cheap imports from China and Russia, Reuters reported. “The European steel industry – already w...

Locked content First refugees to arrive in Poland in March

The first refugees will come to Poland in March, TVN24 reported on Wednesday. Up to 65 refugees from Greece and 35 from Italy will arrive and be processed into a refugee facility in Dębak near Warsaw. According to the EU refugee relocation program, in 2016-2017, around 160 thousand refugees will be ...

Szydło on EC decision: There is no inspection, only dialogue

Prime Minister Beata Szydlo reacted to yesterday’s findings of the European Commission (EC) by commenting in a press conference that the declared actions of the EC do not call for an inspection of the government’s actions, but merely increased dialogue between the two parties.

Locked content Poland and Hungary block EU proposal

The Polish and Hungarian governments blocked the adoption of a 2011 proposal on property rights of married and registered couples by the European Commission at the Justice and Home Affairs Council. The proposal regulates various matters related to marriage, such as inheritance, for instance. The Min...

Locked content Tusk: Cameron is pressing for fast EU deal

Donald Tusk said in an interview with British daily The Guardian said that David Cameron is pressing 27 other European heads of government to accept his terms for deciding Britain’s future in the EU at a Brussels summit in two weeks’ time. The President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, will cha...

Locked content Poland second worst in EU transport ranking

Poland ranks second from bottom in the 2015 edition of the EU Transport Scoreboard, which compares member state performance in 29 transport-related categories and highlights the five top and bottom performers in each of these categories. “Poland has a high share of electrified railways (over 6...