Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party wins poll but loses control of senate

Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party wins poll but loses control of senate

The setback in the upper house means the traditionalist party will not have unfettered power.

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Far right marchers vent anger at Ukraine’s president over peace plan

Far right marchers vent anger at Ukraine’s president over peace plan

Shooting off flares and shouting “glory to Ukraine”, thousands of far-right and nationalist activists marched through Kiev, protesting against President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s leadership and his long-awaited peace plan for eastern Ukraine.

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Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party poised for majority in parliament

Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party poised for majority in parliament

The electoral commission reported the party got nearly 45% of the vote, up from 38% in 2015.

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Five dead and 100 hurt by lightning strikes in Tatra Mountains

Five dead and 100 hurt by lightning strikes in Tatra Mountains

Witnesses said the thunderstorm came suddenly on a day that began with clear weather.

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Polish village hasn't seen a boy born in nearly 10 years – here's how that computes

Polish village hasn't seen a boy born in nearly 10 years – here's how that computes

The tiny Polish village of Miejsce Odrzanskie has become the unlikely source of international media attention over the past fortnight as a result of what the New York Times called “a strange population anomaly”.

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Not just immune, party benefits from scandal

Not just immune, party benefits from scandal

Most Poles do not find revelations of wrongdoing by the populists all that shocking — because of propaganda and a strong economy, writes Slawomir Sierakowski

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Young Jews march in Poland to remember Holocaust victims

Young Jews march in Poland to remember Holocaust victims

Around 10,000 people took part in the annual March Of The Living.

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Ban on banana-eating artwork draws ridicule in Poland

Ban on banana-eating artwork draws ridicule in Poland

The work had been in the gallery for many years.

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Statue of Polish priest dismantled following sex abuse allegations

Statue of Polish priest dismantled following sex abuse allegations

Councillors in the Gdansk voted for the metal figure of Solidarity-era priest Henryk Jankowski to be removed following allegations he abused minors.

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Polish mayor's widow blames killing on government-controlled television

Polish mayor's widow blames killing on government-controlled television

The widow of a Polish mayor killed earlier this month has blamed his death on "hate speech" used against him on government-controlled television.

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Poland has been divided into two warring camps

Poland has been divided into two warring camps

The assassination of the mayor of Gdansk is a tragedy that exposes the fissures of Polish politics. Slawomir Sierakowski examines the environment that fostered this brutal murder.

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Thousands attend mayor of Gdansk’s funeral

Thousands attend mayor of Gdansk’s funeral

Pawel Adamowicz died after being stabbed at a charity event.

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