Poland removes controversial legal body condemned by EU

Critics say removal is largely cosmetic as chamber with members chosen by president will replace it Polish lawmakers have approved removing a controversial disciplinary body within the county’s top court that the right-wing government has used to sanction outspoken judges and which has drawn condemnation from the EU. Poland’s government expects the removal of the […]

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‘No humanity whatsoever’: pleas for UK to grant visa to autistic Ukrainian boy

Timothy Tymoshenko was sent to Poland because of his distress but does not qualify for Homes for Ukraine scheme Ukraine-Russia war – latest updates A British man who has turned his Polish castle into a makeshift hotel for Ukrainian refugees has accused the UK government of showing “no humanity whatsoever” for not allowing a severely […]

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EO review – an innocent donkey leads the way in surreal Bresson-inspired ride

Life is seen through the eyes of a put-upon beast of burden in this beautifully photographed homage to Au Hasard Balthazar by the veteran Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski Jerzy Skolimowski is the celebrated veteran director who first came to Cannes in 1972 with King, Queen, Knave starring Gina Lollobrigida and David Niven; now he has […]

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Eurovision winners sing at Polish border on way back to Ukraine

Kalush Orchestra gives impromptu rendition of Stefania, which includes lyrics ‘I’ll always find my way home’ Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra gave an impromptu rendition of their Eurovision-winning song, Stefania, at the Polish border as they made their way home on Monday. The band, whose music blends traditional folk and hip-hop, were presented with blue and yellow […]

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Cheap flights from Warsaw to the Maldives for only €359!

[See image gallery at www.fly4free.com] Find out more about the Maldives in our short guide: Destination Fly4free: the Maldives >> Travel dates: October 2022 to February 2023 Sample dates:…

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Eerste minuut! Goedkope vluchten van New York naar Warschau, Polen voor slechts $355!

Stunning sandy coast, mountains and lakes, 15 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, charming villages and castles! Often overlooked as a travel destination, Poland has it all! Find out more about Poland…

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Spaanse journalist in Polen aangehouden op verdenking van pro-Russische spionage

Pablo González, who has joint Spanish and Russian nationality, alleged to have worked for GRU military intelligence A freelance journalist from Spain is spending his 10th week in Polish custody while prosecutors there investigate what they claim is a case of espionage linked to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. In a case that raises red flags […]

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Leonid Kravchuk overlijdensbericht

First president of an independent Ukraine who played a key role in bringing the Soviet Union to an end Leonid Kravchuk, who has died after a long illness aged 88, was a Communist party bureaucrat who became the first president of independent Ukraine and a main player in bringing the Soviet Union to an ignominious […]

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Giant puppet Little Amal to meet Ukrainian refugee children in Poland

Model of 10-year-old Syrian girl that has become symbol of compassion will visit border town of Przemyśl Russia-Ukraine war: latest updates After last year’s 5,000-mile journey across Europe to draw attention to the plight of refugees, Little Amal, a giant puppet of a 10-year-old Syrian girl, has travelled to Poland to meet children who have […]

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Russian ambassador doused in red by antiwar protesters in Poland – video

Protesters in Poland covered the country’s Russian ambassador in red paint as he attended a wreath-laying ceremony marking the 77th anniversary of the end of the second world war. Many protesters carried Ukrainian flags while some waved the white-red-white flag that has come to symbolise the Belarusian opposition movement. Before leaving, Sergei Andreev told cameras he was proud […]

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