The office of Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk says he has been hospitalized with an acute infection of the respiratory duct. Continue reading
The party of Poland’s Prime Minister Donald Tusk said on Thursday it would vote to have the country’s main opposition leader tried at a special tribunal on charges of leading a witch hunt against rivals while his party was in power. Continue reading
The growing unpopularity of the Polish prime minister
POLAND’S centrist government is being battered on all sides. Growth is slowing, unemployment remains high, and a combination of austerity and scandal is stoking public discontent. Jaroslaw Kaczynski, leader of the opposition Law and Justice party, has gained a new lease of life. A rally this autumn drew a large crowd, and several opinion polls put his party in the lead. Continue reading
Poland’s premier spared his sports minister on Wednesday over the postponement of a World Cup qualifier with England, saying she was not directly liable for the failure to close the roof ahead of heavy rain. Continue reading
Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said Thursday that the development of both shale gas and nuclear energy are priorities for the country and denied that the country’s ambition to build its first nuclear power plant is flagging.
“For the Polish government, nuclear energy and, of course, investments in shale gas are priorities,” Mr. Tusk said. “Nothing has changed in this regard.” Continue reading
The Polish government has begun an inquiry into the embarrassing delay of this week’s Poland-England World Cup qualifier because the open stadium roof allowed rain to waterlog the field. Continue reading
Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, whose coalition has a majority in parliament, said on Thursday he would ask for a vote of confidence on Friday to show support for his policies. Continue reading
Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk will try to persuade voters on Friday he is the best man to deal with an economic slowdown that has made one of eastern Europe’s most stable governments look suddenly vulnerable.
Tusk, in a speech setting out his response to the faltering economy, is likely to announce some measures to try to stimulate growth, as well as limited reforms aimed at making public finances more streamlined. Continue reading