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# poland - Yesterday’s News

Could Poland leave the EU? 'It wants to give two fingers to the EU, but also stay in'
# Polexit
# Polexit

Could Poland leave the EU? 'It wants to give two fingers to the EU, but also stay in'

Sun 8:00 AM 39,874 Views 71 Comments

We haven’t even finished Brexit yet, and now there’s talk of Poland drifting towards a similar EU exit.

# poland - Sunday 10 October, 2021

Poles rally to defend EU membership
# Poland
# Poland

Poles rally to defend EU membership

Oct 10th 2021, 7:05 PM 38,145 Views 73 Comments

The government of Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki denied it was seeking to leave the bloc.

# poland - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Polish court rules EU law 'incompatible' with its constitution
# Rule Of Law
# Rule Of Law

Polish court rules EU law 'incompatible' with its constitution

Oct 7th 2021, 10:34 PM 33,518 Views 46 Comments

This is the latest in the row between the EU and Poland over rule of law and democracy.

# poland - Wednesday 6 October, 2021

Graffiti in English and German found on Auschwitz barracks
# Vandalism
# Vandalism

Graffiti in English and German found on Auschwitz barracks

Oct 6th 2021, 3:29 PM 17,939 Views 10 Comments

Museum officials characterised some of the graffiti as anti-Semitic and echoing phrases used by Holocaust deniers.

# poland - Thursday 30 September, 2021

Ex-Nazi death camp secretary, 96, in custody after absconding just hours before standing trial
# Germany
# Germany

Ex-Nazi death camp secretary, 96, in custody after absconding just hours before standing trial

Updated Sep 30th 2021, 9:15 PM 80,481 Views 0 Comments

Irmgard Furchner is accused of typing up the deportation and execution orders of 10,000 people at the concentration camp.

# poland - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Irish MEPs criticise Poland for pushing migrants back at new border wall with Belarus
# TGIP
# TGIP

Irish MEPs criticise Poland for pushing migrants back at new border wall with Belarus

Sep 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 27,326 Views 52 Comments
  • Gráinne Ní Aodha asked all 13 Irish MEPs for their thoughts on the EU's response to the border wall in Poland.
  • One Irish MEP said that what Poland was doing was "no better than what Trump was trying to do along the US-Mexico border", and that the EU should condemn it.
  • This month, The Good Information Project will focus on migration and the EU.

# poland - Saturday 21 August, 2021

Vatican sanctions Polish archbishop for cover-up of child sexual abuse
# Banned
# Banned

Vatican sanctions Polish archbishop for cover-up of child sexual abuse

Aug 21st 2021, 5:22 PM 20,104 Views 23 Comments

The retired archbishop has been banned from public service.

# poland - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Poland forced to send six swimmers home from Olympics following 'administrative error'
# Tokyo 2020
From The42
# Tokyo 2020

Poland forced to send six swimmers home from Olympics following 'administrative error'

Jul 20th 2021, 9:29 AM 8,185 Views 2 Comments

The six swimmers have threatened legal action against the Polish Swimming Federation.

# poland - Saturday 3 July, 2021

Former EU chief Donald Tusk wins leadership of Poland’s strongest opposition party
# Poland
# Poland

Former EU chief Donald Tusk wins leadership of Poland’s strongest opposition party

Jul 3rd 2021, 1:10 PM 17,949 Views 21 Comments

Tusk branded the current Polish government as ‘evil’.

# poland - Sunday 20 June, 2021

'If it was a boxing match, we would have won on points' - Spain rue second-half penalty miss after Poland draw
# Luis Enrique
From The42
# Luis Enrique

'If it was a boxing match, we would have won on points' - Spain rue second-half penalty miss after Poland draw

Jun 20th 2021, 12:38 PM 5,095 Views 9 Comments

Spain still have qualification in their own hands, needing to beat Slovakia, who were beaten by Sweden on Friday night.

# poland - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Ireland Women's 4x200m team take second with stunning national record in World Relays final
# History Makers
From The42
# History Makers

Ireland Women's 4x200m team take second with stunning national record in World Relays final

Updated May 2nd 2021, 7:13 PM 81,988 Views 13 Comments

And having qualified for the Olympics yesterday, Ireland’s mixed 4x400m team finished seventh in their final.

# poland - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Poland’s preparations for England clash hit by more Covid-19 cases and disruption
# Further Blow
From The42
# Further Blow

Poland’s preparations for England clash hit by more Covid-19 cases and disruption

Mar 30th 2021, 10:26 AM 2,115 Views 0 Comments

Two more players and the media officer have tested positive ahead of tomorrow’s qualifier against England, with Lewandowski out injured.

# poland - Friday 19 March, 2021

European countries impose tighter restrictions as Covid-19 cases rise
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

European countries impose tighter restrictions as Covid-19 cases rise

Mar 19th 2021, 11:10 AM 33,347 Views 45 Comments

A month-long lockdown for Paris and several other French regions was announced yesterday.

# poland - Monday 8 March, 2021

French minister describes Poland's LGBT rights situation as 'worrying'
# Poland
# Poland

French minister describes Poland's LGBT rights situation as 'worrying'

Mar 8th 2021, 10:11 PM 19,894 Views 24 Comments

LGBT rights have become a flashpoint issue in Poland in recent years under the populist Law and Justice (PiS) party government.

# poland - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Media blackout in Poland to protest new ad tax
# Freedom Of Speech
# Freedom Of Speech

Media blackout in Poland to protest new ad tax

Feb 10th 2021, 11:33 AM 28,887 Views 28 Comments

State media outlets would be exempt from the tax.

# poland - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Holocaust scholars ordered to apologise in Polish libel case
# Poland
# Poland

Holocaust scholars ordered to apologise in Polish libel case

Feb 9th 2021, 10:19 PM 29,173 Views 13 Comments

Barbara Engelking and Jan Grabowski must apologise to Filomena Leszczynska for ‘providing inaccurate information’ about her late uncle.

# poland - Wednesday 28 October, 2020

Nationwide strike and protests take place in Poland after abortion ruling
# Protests
# Protests

Nationwide strike and protests take place in Poland after abortion ruling

Oct 28th 2020, 10:52 PM 26,437 Views 47 Comments

Krakow, Wroclaw, Szczecin and Lodz have all seen protests.

Poles join nationwide strike over abortion ruling
# Poland
# Poland

Poles join nationwide strike over abortion ruling

Oct 28th 2020, 9:15 AM 32,972 Views 87 Comments

The ruling would deny legal abortions to women even in cases where a child is sure to die upon birth.

# poland - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Abortion protests 'aim to destroy Poland', leader of country's ruling party says
# Protests
# Protests

Abortion protests 'aim to destroy Poland', leader of country's ruling party says

Oct 27th 2020, 7:59 PM 28,304 Views 36 Comments

A court ruling last week, when published, will rule out abortions in almost all cases in Poland.

# poland - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Polish president Andrzej Duda tests positive for coronavirus
# Poland
# Poland

Polish president Andrzej Duda tests positive for coronavirus

Oct 24th 2020, 11:21 AM 24,455 Views 43 Comments

Duda’s diagnosis comes amid a huge surge in the number of confirmed cases of Covid-19 and deaths in Poland.

# poland - Friday 23 October, 2020

Fifteen people detained at protests following Poland abortion ruling
# Warsaw
# Warsaw

Fifteen people detained at protests following Poland abortion ruling

Oct 23rd 2020, 1:24 PM 22,282 Views 36 Comments

The Constitutional Court ruling severely restricts access to abortion in Poland.

# poland - Monday 5 October, 2020

Bohemians winger Twardek seals Poland move
# Done Deal
From The42
# Done Deal

Bohemians winger Twardek seals Poland move

Oct 5th 2020, 7:12 PM 6,281 Views 0 Comments

The 23-year-old has joined Jagiellonia Bialystok for an undisclosed fee.

# poland - Sunday 6 September, 2020

'Green List': Travel guidance remains unchanged despite Ireland's high 14-day incidence rate
# Latest Data
# Latest Data

'Green List': Travel guidance remains unchanged despite Ireland's high 14-day incidence rate

Sep 6th 2020, 6:30 AM 42,798 Views 27 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said there will be no changes to the list until a new roadmap is published.

# poland - Monday 31 August, 2020

Sharp spike in travel to and from Ireland in last month
# Travel
# Travel

Sharp spike in travel to and from Ireland in last month

Aug 31st 2020, 5:05 PM 50,705 Views 44 Comments

CSO data shows that travel in July was still significantly lower than in 2019.

# poland - Saturday 8 August, 2020

Polish police clash with demonstrators protesting against LGBT activist's arrest
# Warsaw
# Warsaw

Polish police clash with demonstrators protesting against LGBT activist's arrest

Aug 8th 2020, 3:11 PM 45,590 Views 92 Comments

Warsaw police said that 48 people were arrested.

# poland - Friday 7 August, 2020

Court of Appeal rules that child brought to Ireland by mother should be returned to native Poland
# Courts
# Courts

Court of Appeal rules that child brought to Ireland by mother should be returned to native Poland

Aug 7th 2020, 10:47 AM 33,878 Views 0 Comments

The boy’s father brought proceedings before the Irish courts.

# poland - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Opponents boycott ceremony as Poland's president sworn in for second term
# Andrzej Duda
# Andrzej Duda

Opponents boycott ceremony as Poland's president sworn in for second term

Aug 6th 2020, 6:10 PM 19,382 Views 55 Comments

Opponents have accused Andrzej Duda of undermining the constitution and of running a homophobic campaign.

# poland - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

'It's hard to be optimistic': Many Poles in Ireland uneasy at re-election of populist president
# Election
# Election

'It's hard to be optimistic': Many Poles in Ireland uneasy at re-election of populist president

Jul 14th 2020, 6:10 AM 28,777 Views 53 Comments

Andrzej Duda saw off a liberal challenger in a closely fought contest.

# poland - Monday 13 July, 2020

Conservative candidate on course for narrow victory in Poland's presidential election
# Second Term
# Second Term

Conservative candidate on course for narrow victory in Poland's presidential election

Jul 13th 2020, 7:59 AM 12,813 Views 47 Comments

With 99.97% of votes counted, Andrzej Duda was on 51.21% and ahead of liberal rival Rafal Trzaskowski.

# poland - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

Germany pledges €120 million to preserve Auschwitz concentration camp
# Nazi History
# Nazi History

Germany pledges €120 million to preserve Auschwitz concentration camp

Jun 16th 2020, 8:43 PM 27,163 Views 105 Comments

The death camp, which is located in Poland, was where Nazi officials murdered 1.1 million people.

# poland - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic broke EU law by refusing refugees, European Court of Justice rules
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic broke EU law by refusing refugees, European Court of Justice rules

Apr 2nd 2020, 2:08 PM 19,184 Views 84 Comments

They ‘failed to fulfil their obligations under European Union law,’ the ECJ held.

# poland - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Ryanair cancels all flights to and from Poland in response to ban on foreign travellers
# Grounded
# Grounded

Ryanair cancels all flights to and from Poland in response to ban on foreign travellers

Mar 14th 2020, 3:36 PM 87,394 Views 39 Comments

The airline has said it will contact affected passengers in the wake of the measure.

# poland - Monday 27 January, 2020

Auschwitz survivors warn of rising anti-Semitism 75 years on
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

Auschwitz survivors warn of rising anti-Semitism 75 years on

Jan 27th 2020, 10:52 PM 15,537 Views 38 Comments

About 200 camp survivors attended today’s service.

# poland - Friday 24 January, 2020

Legal chaos in Poland amid warning that country is no longer 'governed by rule of law'
# Eu Crisis
# Eu Crisis

Legal chaos in Poland amid warning that country is no longer 'governed by rule of law'

Jan 24th 2020, 10:24 AM 60,505 Views 79 Comments

The Polish government has pushed through legislation to make it easier to fire judges.

# poland - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Germany asks Poland for forgiveness, 80 years on from beginning of World War II
# World War II
# World War II

Germany asks Poland for forgiveness, 80 years on from beginning of World War II

Sep 1st 2019, 11:17 AM 35,082 Views 49 Comments

Nearly six million Poles died in the conflict that killed more than 50 million people overall.

# poland - Friday 23 August, 2019

Two children among five dead after lightning strike hits metal cross on Polish mountain
# Freak Storm
# Freak Storm

Two children among five dead after lightning strike hits metal cross on Polish mountain

Aug 23rd 2019, 11:48 AM 15,415 Views 37 Comments

The thunderstorm hit Poland and Slovakia’s Tatra mountains.

# poland - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Multiple fatalities as lightning strike hits cross at Polish pilgrimage site
# Mount Giewont
# Mount Giewont

Multiple fatalities as lightning strike hits cross at Polish pilgrimage site

Aug 22nd 2019, 6:26 PM 44,231 Views 50 Comments

The lightning reportedly struck the large cross on the Giewont summit at a time when many hikers were present.

# poland - Friday 5 July, 2019

Eva Kor, survivor of Auschwitz doctor Mengele, dies aged 85
# Poland
# Poland

Eva Kor, survivor of Auschwitz doctor Mengele, dies aged 85

Jul 5th 2019, 1:53 PM 45,723 Views 30 Comments

Kor passed away in Poland during a trip to the Holocaust site.

# poland - Saturday 15 June, 2019

A search is under way for a century-old 'solidarity' book sent from Poland's children to Ireland
# Unsolved Mystery
# Unsolved Mystery

A search is under way for a century-old 'solidarity' book sent from Poland's children to Ireland

Jun 15th 2019, 10:00 PM 28,860 Views 14 Comments

The book was a thank you gift after Ireland sent its own version in response to the Września children’s strike of 1901.

# poland - Friday 7 June, 2019

Polish minister defends hunting of beavers by claiming their tails are an aphrodisiac
# Oh Dam
# Oh Dam

Polish minister defends hunting of beavers by claiming their tails are an aphrodisiac

Jun 7th 2019, 10:45 PM 17,586 Views 31 Comments

The minister said hunting quotas for beavers were far from being depleted.

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