Vice-President of the European Commission Vera Jourova has suggested that an effort is being made to limit freedom of the media in Poland.
Czechs, Italians, Slovaks, Americans and Hungarians are the Poles most-liked nationalities, a CBOS poll has revealed.
The heads of government of Visegrad Group (V4) countries met in Krakow, southern Poland, on Wednesday, to map out the future of the V4 and to discuss ways to combat the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Visegrad Group countries will continue to work on strengthening regional cooperation and fight the effects of the pandemic, the prime ministers of the four countries pledged in a declaration.
Ranking 23rd in the 2021 Bloomberg Innovation Index, Poland advanced by two places since last year’s ranking, putting it ahead of several other EU countries, including the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia – as well as Greece and Spain.
The regional Visegrad Group (V4), comprising the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, is the main catalyst of cooperation in Central Europe, the Polish president said at a V4 meeting.
A Polish lorry driver is on the run in Hungary after police found 32 migrants hiding in his trailer.
Vera Jourova, the European Commission’s vice-president for values and transparency, has told a German newspaper that she plans to use a new rule of law mechanism against Poland and Hungary next year.
The 16th century suit of armour belonging to King Zygmunt II was accidentally attributed to someone else in a bureaucratic blunder which saw it transferred to Budapest at the end of WWI.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has welcomed the multi-billion-euro EU budget deal, saying on Friday in Brussels that it was a good deal for Poland that had met all the country’s conditions.