Women's Rights

Why are Polish women planning mass protests again?

Latest rallies comes after parliament, including some opposition politicians, rejected bill to liberalise abortion.

Why Polish women are rallying for reproductive rights

Hungary

Far-right Yiannopoulos to speak at Hungary-funded event

Far-right provocateur who made his name by attacking feminists and refugees slated to speak at Visegrad group meeting.

Milo Yiannopoulos to speak at Hungary-funded V4 event

Europe

Poland's president accuses EU of 'lying' about judicial reforms

Poland's judicial reforms are causing consternation at the EU, which has invoked EU rules that would strip Poland of its voting rights if the concerns are not addressed.

Poland

EU moves to sanction Poland for 'breach' of rule of law

The European Commission began the process of sanctioning Poland on Wednesday due to concerns of judiciary independence.

EU moves to sanction Poland for 'breach' of rule of law

Poland

'Muslims living in Poland losing the sense of security'

Poland has an ethnically and religiously homogeneous society, but the tiny Muslim group faces hate.

Warsaw Muslim centre attack renews Islamophobia fears

Islamophobia

How big an issue is Islamophobia in Poland?

Analysts say the country has become increasingly hostile to Muslims in the wake of the refugee crisis.

How big an issue is Islamophobia in Poland?

Poland

Poland: Far-right sentiment rises above blood red skies

'F*** off with refugees' was just one of the chants that echoed in Poland as thousands rallied against Islam and EU.

Why 60,000 people joined a nationalist march in Poland

Poland

Thousands of nationalists, fascists march in Warsaw

Annual 'Independence March' sees protesters from Europe rally against Islam and EU to reassert nationalist sentiment.

Europe

Poland sees resurgence of rightwing nationalism

Poland's independence day has increasingly become a focus of rightwing nationalism.

Mental health

'Real Autism' in Poland

Bartek 'doesn't have a problem' and isn't 'sick'. He has Asperger's and is on a mission to challenge stereotypes.

Weather

Deadly storm sweeps northern Germany

Seven people killed as a low pressure system tears through the country.

Deadly storm sweeps northern Germany

Europe

Poland demands huge monetary compensation for Nazi invasion

The Polish government is demanding that Germany pay as much as a trillion dollars in compensation for the Nazi invasion during World War II. It is a sign that after seven decades, the wounds from Hitler's war have yet to heal.

Europe

Germany rejects Polish call for WWII reparations

Polish officials have spoken of plans to push for compensation for the destruction of towns and cities caused by Nazis.

Germany rejects Polish call for WWII reparations

Weather

Excessive heat replaced by excessive storms in Poland

For the second time in a week, Poland has been hit by extraordinary storms.

Excessive heat replaced by excessive storms in Poland

Europe

EU starts legal action against Poland over new law

Poland protests against European Commission's interference saying EU's fears about its court reform are 'unfounded'.

EU starts legal action against Poland over new law