Thousands protest for better pay for teachers
21 Apr 2018 at 8:30am
Thousands protested in front of the education ministry in the Polish capital on Saturday demanding pay rises for teachers.
Poland's rich to support the needy and disabled: PM
20 Apr 2018 at 10:20am
Poland's richest will pay to support the needy, including people with disability, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawecki said on Friday, amid a three-day protest for higher disability pensions.
Penalty for Russian pilot who triggered alert during papal visit to Poland
20 Apr 2018 at 10:02am
A court on Friday handed out a six-month suspended jail sentence to a Russian pilot who violated a no-fly ban during a visit by Pope Francis to Poland in 2016.
Mystery donor leaves bagful of cash at Polish hospice
20 Apr 2018 at 8:00am
Police in Poland are investigating after a shopping bag full of money was found left in a hospice in the north of the country, according to reports.
Justice minister wants immunity for people who defend themselves
20 Apr 2018 at 7:55am
Poland's justice minister wants people who defend themselves from an attack to be immune under the law, even if they use more force than their assailant.
President promises higher disability benefits amid protest
20 Apr 2018 at 6:18am
Polish President Andrzej Duda has pledged higher welfare payouts for disabled people as a protest continues into its third day.
Poland to postpone electronic sick-leave notes: official
20 Apr 2018 at 5:12am
Poland?s social policy minister on Friday signalled her country would postpone plans to scrap traditional sick leave certificates by five months.
Polish ruling party keeps comfortable lead in new survey
20 Apr 2018 at 3:10am
Poland?s ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party is backed by 34.5 percent of voters and continues to enjoy a comfortable lead over the opposition, according to a new poll.
5,000 low-cost wooden homes for Poles in 2019: official
20 Apr 2018 at 1:30am
Some 5,000 low-cost wooden homes will be built in Poland next year as part of the government?s affordable housing programme, the country?s environment minister has said.
Protesters demand more gov't aid for people with disablilities
19 Apr 2018 at 8:05am
A group of parents protested in the Polish parliament on Thursday for the second day in a row demanding higher state payouts for people with disabilities.
Fighters in Warsaw Ghetto Uprising were heroes: president
19 Apr 2018 at 7:28am
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising fighters are heroes to both Poles and Jews, President Andrzej Duda said on Thursday at a ceremony marking 75 years since the outbreak of the WWII revolt in which Jewish fighters took up arms against Poland?s German invaders.
Polish law enforcers uncover suspected fuel scam
19 Apr 2018 at 6:20am
Law enforcers in Poland say they have cracked down on a criminal group that illegally converted lubricating and heating oil into diesel fuel in a tax evasion scheme.
WWII Jewish resistance fighters remembered in Warsaw
19 Apr 2018 at 1:30am
Church bells were set to toll and thousands of paper daffodils were on Thursday expected to be handed out on the streets of the Polish capital in a gesture to honour the heroes of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
Ex-justice minister detained in Polish fraud probe
18 Apr 2018 at 6:21am
A Polish former justice minister in the government of Marek Belka has been detained in a fraud probe.
Thousands of Polish teens take school exams
18 Apr 2018 at 5:53am
Nearly 340,000 teenagers across Poland on Wednesday took the first set of compulsory tests marking the end of their time in middle school.