The government has prepared a bill that will offer refunds for local governments if the price of coal they have to purchase exceeds PLN 2,000 (EUR 413) per tonne, Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister, has said.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has signed a decree introducing the BRAVO alert over threats to the country's external energy infrastructure.
Since February 24, when Russia invaded Ukraine, more than 6.81 million people have crossed the Polish-Ukrainian border into Poland, the Border Guard (SG) tweeted on Thursday morning.
In accordance with the rules of diplomacy, Poland is waiting for an official German reaction to a diplomatic note on a World War Two reparations claim that Warsaw sent to Berlin on Monday, the Polish foreign minister has said.
A Polish 14-year-old boy was fatally stabbed with a knife by another teenager in Gateshead, northeast England, Gateshead police said on Wednesday.
Poland's rate-setting body said on Wednesday its decision to put interest rates on hold was due to a forecast decline in economic growth and consumer demand which should help to reduce the record-high inflation.
The Monetary Policy Council (RPP), the Polish central bank's rate-setting body, unexpectedly broke its rate-hiking cycle despite rising inflation and kept the reference interest rate at 6.75 percent on Wednesday.
Poland's inflation rate is likely to fall in 2023, a deputy finance minister has said.
The mayor of Warsaw has said that the real test of Polish support for Ukrainian refugees will come this winter as Poles battle rising energy prices and general economic difficulties.
Poland supports the confiscation of Russian capital which could then be used to rebuild Ukraine, also with the help of Polish entrepreneurs, Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister has said.