Locked content Kulczyk siblings top richest Poles ranking – Wprost

Dominika and Sebastian Kulczyk, children of the late Jan Kulczyk, for the second straight year, topped the Wprost weekly richest Pole list. Their combined worth was estimated at PLN 15.5 billion and was lower by PLN 1 billion than the previous years’ result. Second on the list is media mogul Z...

Locked content Wprost names 200 biggest Polish companies

PKN Orlen is the largest Polish company, according to new Wprost’s  rating edition of the 200 biggest Polish companies. The first two positions invariably belong to the fuel giant PKN Orlen (1st place) and oil & natural gas company PGNiG (2nd). Grupa Lotos ranked in 3rd place, replacing Po...

MoD to sue paper for suggestions about rigged tender

Polish weekly Wprost reported that a tender won by Airbus for the delivery of military helicopters for the army might have been rigged. “Civil servants are postponing talks on the offset with the French to avoid responsibility for possible irregularities,” the newspaper reported.

Locked content Prosecutors investigate another Wprost publication

Warsaw prosecutors have launched an initial investigation with regards to a new publication in weekly Wprost. The procedure is designed to determine whether a crime has been committed. On Monday, Wprost wrote that it has 47 pages of classified materials on Poland’s military intelligence (WSI), which...

Locked content Giertych sues Wprost, new tapes to be published

Roman Giertych, a lawyer and former deputy prime minister, said on Saturday that he would sue weekly Wprost for suggesting that he had tried to create a group aimed at coercing rich Poles to give money. Earlier that day the magazine revealed its cover for the Monday issue, featuring pictures of Gier...

Locked content Wprost sales skyrocket

Sales of Wprost magazine are skyrocketing and making up for a loss in advertising revenue. The weekly is directly responsible for leaking controversial tapes of government officials conversations that have shook public opinion in the past week and a half. The news outlet is under investigation and i...

PM Tusk easily survives confidence vote

Polish PM Donald Tusk asked Polish parliament for the vote of confidence following the wiretap scandal which included several members of his cabinet. “When I’m in Brussels tomorrow I need to know I have full confidence of this house, so I am proposing to hold a vote of confidence now. … Withou...

Locked content Head of National Bank files claim with Prosecutor’s Office

Marek Belka, the head of the Polish National Bank has filed a claim with the Warsaw – Praga Regional Prosecutor’s Office. A spokeswoman for the Prosecutor’s Office said that Belka is demanding an investigation of the source of illegal tape recordings. Sylwester Latkowski, the Editor-in-chief of Wpro...

Locked content Former Finance Minister Rostowski responds to tape scandal

The subject of conversation in the tape recording scandal, former Minister of Finance, Jacek Rostowski, will seek legal action against perpetrators of the illegal recordings. He further commented in an interview for forsal.pl, that he willfully resigned from the Finance Ministry and that a rescue by...