4* Metropolo By Golden Tulip in Krakow from only €39 / $46!

4* Metropolo By Golden Tulip features air conditioned rooms with ensuite bathroom, desk, flat-screen TV and free WiFi. A sun terrace is available for all guests. Availability at…

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Polish prime minister escalates war of words with EU over rule of law

Mateusz Morawiecki says European court’s ‘creeping revolution’ undermines Polish sovereignty Poland’s prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, has clashed with the European Commission president and MEPs after accusing EU institutions of seeking to turn the country into a province, in an escalation of the battle between Warsaw and Brussels over the rule of law. During a heated […]

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Poland criticised over stranded migrants after seventh death at border

Identity documents suggest latest person to die was 24-year-old Syrian who arrived in Belarus last month Polish police have found another body near the border with Belarus amid fresh allegations that Warsaw is breaking international law in its treatment of migrants stranded in harrowing conditions on the EU’s eastern frontier. The man’s body was spotted […]

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4* Novotel Warszawa Centrum, Warsaw, from only €36 / $42 with free cancellation!

4* Novotel Warszawa Centrum . Located in central Warsaw, this 4* hotel features air conditioned rooms with free WiFi, flat-screen TV and ensuite bathroom. Availability from €59 to…

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The Guardian view on Poland’s challenge to EU law: crossing a line | Editorial

A ruling by the country’s constitutional tribunal is designed to undermine the European project from within “We are staying!” – that was the slogan of choice for more than 100,000 protesters who marched through Warsaw on Sunday, expressing their fury at the idea of a possible “Polexit” from the European Union. For now, there is […]

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Never Gonna Snow Again review – rich brew of strangeness in unsettling suburbia

A mysterious masseur visits a dysfunctional gated community in this absorbing Polish fairytale There’s a rich confectionery of strangeness, sadness and fear to this very absorbing film by the Polish film-maker Małgorzata Szumowska, co-writing and directing with cinematographer Michał Englert. The title, incidentally, relates to a purported theory declaimed deadpan over the closing credits that […]

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Cheap flights from New York to Warsaw for only $319!

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! Be surprised and amazed…

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‘We are staying!’: Poles demonstrate in support of EU membership

Up to 100,000 people gathered in Warsaw alone after a Polish court ruling that raised fears of a Brexit situation More than 100,000 Poles demonstrated on Sunday in support of European Union membership after a Polish court ruled that parts of EU law were incompatible with the constitution, raising fears of a “Polexit”. Politicians across […]

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Turkey’s border wall and deported Haitians: human rights this fortnight – in pictures

A roundup of the struggle for human rights and freedoms, from Kenya to France Continue reading…

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Brussels vows swift response to Poland’s ruling against EU law

Ursula von der Leyen says European Commission will decide on next steps to take The head of the European Commission has vowed a swift response to a ruling from Poland’s top court rejecting the supremacy of EU law, which has thrown relations between Brussels and Warsaw into a crisis. Ursula von der Leyen said she […]

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