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 ...

Locked content Poland will co-host World Championships in handball

Poland and Sweden have beaten Hungary for the right to stage the Handball World Championships in 2023. As of now, it is still undecided how the two countries will split the games. According to initial arrangements, Poland was to host the opening game and Sweden the final. It is also unclear which Po...

Poland and the Baltics signs pipeline deal

The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker along with the Prime Minister of Poland, Ewa Kopacz, the President of Lithuania, Dalia Grybauskaité, the Prime Minister of Latvia, Laimdota Straujuma and the Prime Minister of Estonia, Taavi Rõivas attended a signature ceremony of the fi...

Poland falls in Global Wealth Report

With an average value of net assets amounting to €6,190 per capita, Poland ranked 39th, dropping five spots, in the recent Global Wealth Report complied by Allianz.

Locked content Over 80% of Poles are satisfied with life

According to Social Diagnosis 2015 a record amount of 81,2 percent of Poles are satisfied with their lives, Dziennik Gazeta Prawna informed. The reason for this is simple: Poles are earning more and they have faith in their own capabilities. The research showed that the average household now has a n...

Locked content Poland to lend Ukraine €100 mln

“The Council of Ministers passed a resolution to lend Ukraine up to €100 million. The deal will be signed on Wednesday,” Mateusz Szczurek, the Minister of Finance informed. This loan was promised by Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz during her visit to Kiev at the beginning of the year. “W...

Locked content Poles will spend PLN 20 bln on holidays

According to the report by KPMG, Poles will spent some PLN 20 billion on their holidays this year. The average cost of a domestic travel is PLN 1,900 and of a foreign travel is PLN 4,600. Nearly 50 percent of Poles is planning to go somewhere this year and one-third of them will go on holidays…...