Maria Wilczek

Maria Wilczek

Maria Wilczek is a freelance journalist in Poland. She contributes to The Economist, Telegraph, Spectator and Gazeta Wyborcza - a Polish daily.

Immigration

Ukraine's economic growth may spell trouble for Poland

Could the two million Ukrainian migrants powering Poland's economy head home or to Germany?

Ukraine's economic growth may spell trouble for Poland

Human Rights

Pelosi expected to raise judicial independence on Poland visit

US Democrats have asked Poland's president to veto legislation which they say undermines the separation of powers.

Pelosi expected to raise judicial independence on Poland visit

Europe

European judges join Polish peers in protest against 'muzzle law'

Bill proposes strict disciplinary measures against Polish judges critical of the government’s judicial overhaul.

European judges join Polish peers in protest against 'muzzle law'

Europe

Duda completes re-election tour of all 380 Polish counties

The incumbent right-wing president embarked on an ambitious campaign tour.

Duda completes re-election tour of all 380 Polish counties

Europe

Polish workers abandoning Brexit Britain in favour of Germany

And with a growing economy in Poland, many Poles are heading home.

Polish workers abandoning Brexit Britain in favour of Germany

Europe

After decades of waiting, Poles can visit the US without visas

The symbolic victory, however, comes at a price.

After decades of waiting, Poles can visit the US without visas

Environment

Will Poland join atomic energy club?

Poland's richest man plans to build country's first nuclear plant, but some are sceptical.

Will Poland join atomic energy club?

Europe

Poles at the polls: Five things to know

The populist Law and Justice party is sure to finish first, but a lot still hangs in the balance.

Poles at the polls: Five things to know

Europe

As Swiss franc borrowers pop champagne, Polish bankers worry

The EU's top court sets a precedent in favour of franc mortgage holders, which could cost Polish banks $15 billion.

As Swiss franc borrowers pop champagne, Polish bankers worry

Europe

John Bolton bids to pivot Eastern Europe away from Russia

US national security adviser lauded moves to attract Western investment and influence in Moscow's former client states.

John Bolton bids to pivot Eastern Europe away from Russia

Poland

Germany asks for forgiveness as leaders mark 80 years since WWII

US and European politicians draw different conclusions at ceremony in Poland marking 80 years since beginning of WWII.

Germany asks for forgiveness as leaders mark 80 years since WWII

Poland

Poland struggles to find workers as unemployment hits 28-year low

Despite influx of Ukrainians, employers are looking to South Asia and beyond to cope with labour shortage.

Poland struggles to find workers as unemployment hits 28-year low