The resounding victory of Poland’s conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party in Sunday’s general election has given a boost to European eurosceptics, already buoyed by the backlash against Brussels sparked by the migrant crisis. “Poland has given a boost to the eurosceptics camp of countries such as Britain that want to reform the European Union and loosen internal ties” between its 28 member states, analyst Marcin Zaborowski told AFP.
25 October, 2015 Poland votes, conservative eurosceptic party looks set to win By Justyna Pawlak and Pawel Florkiewicz WARSAW (Reuters) - Poles vote in an election on Sunday that could end nearly a decade of economic and political stability in the country of 38 million, bringing to power a conservative, eurosceptic party whose policies diverge from many of Poland's […]
6 May, 2017 Several thousand Poles protest against right-wing ruling party By Lidia Kelly WARSAW (Reuters) - Several thousand people demonstrated in Warsaw on Saturday against Poland's conservative, eurosceptic ruling party in an attempt by the opposition to build momentum ahead of next year's municipal elections. The crowd...
23 November, 2015 Poland to seek review of EU refugee deal after Paris attacks Poland's new government said on Monday the attacks on Paris showed the need for a review of a European Union agreement struck earlier this year to take in refugees under a quota system. Hundreds of thousands of people have reached Europe as Syrian refugees in recent months, including at […]
23 October, 2015 A quick look at 2 main parties in Poland's Oct. 25 election WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Only two parties in Poland can be sure of winning substantial numbers of parliament seats in Sunday's general elections: the ruling Civic Platform party and the largest opposition party, Law and Justice, the leader in opinion polls. One or more small parties […]
21 October, 2015 Migrant crisis tops agenda in Polish election debate Poland's divided attitudes to the European refugee crisis were laid bare during a televised debate between political candidates, ahead of a general election the conservative opposition is tipped to win. Candidates from eight parties faced off on how Poland should approach the […]