The Sejm, lower house of the Polish parliament, on Friday successfully passed a Supreme Court reform that was needed to unlock billions of euros in the EU's post-pandemic recovery funds for Poland.
Poland's minister of climate and environment took to social media on Friday to announce that additional regulations would be introduced by the government to safeguard consumers from rises in heating bills.
The head of the president's office, speaking on Radio Plus on Friday, said that Germany should allow for the transfer of German-made Leopard tanks from Poland to Ukraine, as the coalition of states carrying out the transfer programme is already functioning.
Prices of consumer goods and services (Consumer Price Index, CPI) increased by 16.6 percent year on year and by 0.1 percent month on month in December 2022, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported on Friday.
Marcin Przydacz, the newly-appointed chief foreign policy aide to Polish President Andrzej Duda, has said the president's priorities will include security policy, support for Ukraine and relations with the United States.
A Friday published survey conducted by the IBRiS pollster for the Rzeczpospolita daily shows that 48.1 percent of Poles believe the purchasing of weapons and increasing the number of soldiers will improve Poland's military security.
Poland and the United Kingdom have already decided to hand over some of their tanks to Ukraine to help Kyiv in its war against Russia, an aide to the Ukrainian president has said.
Poland's rate-setting Monetary Policy Council (RPP) is unlikely to increase interest rates again as the hikes so far have had sufficient effect, an RPP member has said.
The governing party Law and Justice (PiS) is hoping the opposition backs a bill amending the law on the Supreme Court that could unlock Poland's access to billions of euros in EU funding frozen for months due to rule-of-law concerns, the party's spokesperson has said.
A US Navy veteran has arrived in Poland after spending months in captivity in Russia, the CNN broadcaster has reported.