Data from the Polish Economic Institute shows that Poland is the third biggest producer of Christmas tree decorations in the world with exports to 71 countries on all continents last year reaching EUR 80.4 million.
A European Parliament resolution on Poland's abortion rights is an unprecedented attempt to interfere with the country's internal legal issues that are not covered by EU treaties, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal president, Julia Przylebska, has said.
The European Parliament adopted a resolution on Thursday criticising the ban on the right to abortion in Poland.
Law and Justice MEPs have expressed their “indignation” at what they call the unequal treatment of member states after a European parliament body refused to hold a vote on initiating proceedings against Katarina Barley, the parliament’s vice president.
Manfred Weber MEP, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, has criticised the Polish and Hungarian governments’ veto against the EU's EUR 1.8 trillion budget and recovery plan at today's meeting of EU Ambassadors of EU member states.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Thursday said he recently sent a letter to EU leaders regarding the conditionality mechanism linked with the EU budget.
The centre-right European People's Party (EPP), the biggest grouping in the European Parliament, on Monday called upon Polish and Hungarian prime ministers to accept the linking of EU funds payouts with observance of the rule of law principles.
Poland will switch to winter time on Sunday, October 25. At 3:00 a.m. local time, all clocks will be set back one hour.
Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau said on Thursday that statements by European Parliament (EP) Vice-President Katerina Barley concerning the rule of law in Poland, undermined the seriousness of the EP and Germany's EU presidency.
European Parliament (EP) President David Sassoli has said he will look into comments made by his deputy, Katarina Barley, about Poland and Hungary, ECR leader Ryszard Legutko MEP said after a sitting of the Conference of Presidents.