Locked content PiS posts articles on European news sites

The Law and Justice (PiS) delegation of the ECR group posted a statement on Friday morning on various European political websites such as Politico and EUobserver in relation to the current situation in Poland. The statement comes in advance of the debate on Poland that will occur in the European Par...

Locked content Is Poland losing its investment appeal?

News agency Reuters reported, citing UK-based analysts, that investors may turn away from Poland amid concerns about its new right-wing government.  In turn, Hungary may become the favored destination for investors’ cash in Central and Eastern Europe this year. “In previous years I would...

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 EBU may kick Poland out of Eurovision

The European Broadcasting Union is monitoring the situation in Poland and may bar it from the Eurovision Song Contest over the new media law, The Financial Times reported. “If they breach the statutes of the EBU, we will have a problem with them,” its president, Jean-Paul Philippot said. He warned t...

Locked content Juncker: Sanctions on Poland unlikely

Head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said on Thursday that Brussels is in talks with Warsaw over two widely-criticised laws passed by the new Polish government but the EU is unlikely to resort to any punitive measures. Günther Oettinger, the European Commissioner for Digital Economy a...

Locked content FM: Dialog with Russia suspended

The dialog between Poland and Russia has been suspended on the initiative of the Russian side, said Artur Dmochowski, a spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Dmochowski added that insinuations made by the Russian spokesman that Poland is responsible for withholding dialog is an attempt to b...

Poland referred to EU court over poor air quality

The European Commission decided today to refer Poland to the EU Court of Justice over persistently high levels of dust particles that pose a major risk to public health. In Poland, the daily limit values for the airborne particles (PM10) have persistently exceeded acceptable levels in 35 out of 46 ...

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...

Locked content Poland in Lonely Planet’s top 10 to visit in 2016

Poland has been included in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2016 ranking for countries, regions and cities worth visiting in 2016. “Recession-defying Poland has superpowers – while the rest of Europe descended into the doldrums, visitor numbers here climbed and there’s no end to the boom ...