The EU is planning a ban on travel from southern African countries after a new and highly infectious variant of the coronavirus virus was confirmed in Botswana and South Africa.
After declaring it can ignore European Court of Justice, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal now claims it can dismiss ECHR rulings.
Middle Eastern migrants continue to try to storm the Polish border from Belarus, but security forces say the woodland camp is largely gone.
So far the opposition is resisting the kind of broad formal deal that parties have agreed in Czechia and Hungary to oust populist incumbents.
Yearly retail sales in Poland have recovered after a soft third quarter. It's no surprise, given that this time last year the country was hit by COVID lockdowns.
Tensions are high and there is talk of a possible invasion of Ukraine by Russia. But what would that actually look like? How much destruction would it cause and how many people would die?
Polish retail sales grew 6.9% y/y in constant prices in October, the growth rate picking up from an expansion of 5.1% y/y the preceding month.
Poland’s industry has handled supply chain difficulties better than other European countries due to relatively lower dependence on foreign suppliers.
The region’s underfunded health systems are struggling to cope with the impact of the fourth wave of the coronavirus on the large numbers of their citizens who are still unvaccinated.
Commission asks questions about contracts granted to Hungarian strongman Viktor Orban's relatives and cronies.
Tensions on the Belarus-Polish border diminished as the first 500 refugees were flown home and most of the remainder were moved to a warehouse for food and shelter, but hundreds remained in the camp in the woods by the fence as night closed in.
Banks may be tested by the withdrawal of government help to companies, particularly as infection rates begin to soar again.
Poland drops from 118th to 61st in the global ranking of the countries with the highest risk to judicial independence, overtaking Hungary as the worst-performing country in the EU.
The outlook for core inflation is that it will remain elevated throughout 2022.
Compared to 2020, Poland’s current account balance is set to deteriorate by an equivalent of about 4.5% of GDP in 2021.
Migrants stranded between Belarusian border guards and Poland’s border fence guarded by military and police began rioting on November 16 in what Polish authorities described as an “attack on Poland”.
The move marks another ratcheting up of Poland's dispute with the EU, with the tribunal being asked to rule on whether the CJEU itself is breaching the EU treaty.
The COP26 conference finished 26 hours late on November 13, with a last-minute intervention by India watering down the final agreement’s commitment on coal.
A list of people and entities to be hit by asset freezes and travel bans is expected to be finalised in the coming weeks.
The ongoing surge in consumer prices has spurred the National Bank of Poland into action twice already, raising interest rates from their all-time low of 0.1% to 1.25% in October and November.