Mental health

AJShorts: Real Autism

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

Europe

Poland criticises EU 'blackmail' over court overhaul

Country angered by EU's threat to freeze its right to vote in ministers' meetings over controversial new laws.

Poland criticises EU 'blackmail' over court overhaul

Europe

EU mulls sanctions against Poland over court reforms

EU commission to debate action against Poland after President Andrzej Duda vetoes two of three contentious court bills.

EU mulls sanctions against Poland over court reforms

Europe

Poland's president vetoes judiciary reform

Duda vetoes bills that are widely seen as assaults on the independence of the judicial system after days of protests.

Poland President Andrzej Duda vetoes judiciary reform

Europe

Poland: Former president joins protests against courts reforms

Poland's former president Lech Walesa has warned that democratic advances made since communism ended will be destroyed if controversial reforms to the legal system go ahead.

Opinion

Poland is turning authoritarian

Will the Polish people be able to stop it?

Claudia Ciobanu

by Claudia Ciobanu

Claudia Ciobanu

Europe

Poland's senate approves contentious court bill

The bill sponsored by the ruling party gives politicians substantial power over Supreme Court in defiance of EU.

Human Rights

Poles protest parliament proposal to reform judiciary

Thousands turn out to rally against new bill allowing parliament to appoint supreme court, with EU also voicing concern.

Europe

Poles protest over government's effort to 'boost legal influence'

Protesters in Poland's capital Warsaw say they will remain camped outside parliament until the government scraps a series of reforms of the legal system.

Europe

Thousands rally against court reforms in Poland

Protesters rallied against the new judicial reforms which they say gives Poland's ruling party power over the courts.

Thousands rally against court reforms in Poland