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Mozart's Requiem in tribute to Chopin on death anniversary

Mozart's "Requiem" will be performed in a Warsaw church on Tuesday night in an annual tribute to Polish Romantic composer Fryderyk Chopin.

Filmmaker Polanski in Kraków for film shoot

Polish-French Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski and his long-time friend, acclaimed photographer Ryszard Horowitz, are in Kraków for the filming of a documentary on Polanski's early years.

Polish-Turkish business forum in Warsaw

A Polish-Turkish business forum will be held in Warsaw on Tuesday to accompany a visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

Poland leads EU states in reducing poverty: Eurostat

Poland is the European Union nation with the greatest decrease in poverty in recent years, according to the bloc's statistics agency.

Football: Poland remain No. 6 in FIFA ranking

Poland's national football squad has kept its No. 6 spot in a new FIFA ranking.

Polish PM hands out state awards to teachers, students

A group of outstanding teachers received state decorations while talented school students were provided with scholarships as Poland marked National Education Day on Monday.

Food-sharing facility opened on World Food Day

A food sharing facility has been opened in Warsaw's eastern Grochów district in an effort to combat the amount of food that is wasted, and Poland marks World Food Day.

S&P boosts Poland's GDP growth forecast

Rating agency Standard and Poor's has boosted Poland's GDP growth outlook for the period 2019- 2020 to 3.5 percent, up from three percent forecast in July.

Environmental protection conference in Poland's Poznań

Several hundred public administration officials, academics and businessmen from across Europe have flocked to the western Polish city of Poznań for this year's International Environmental Protection Congress .

Health minister to create new task force amid doctors' protest

A bylaw bringing to life a new task force to deal with the future of public healthcare is to be signed by the Polish health minister on Monday, amid an ongoing doctors' hunger strike over pay and conditions.

Vienna, Warsaw, Budapest likely to join forces after Austrian vote: report

A new alliance of Vienna, Warsaw and Budapest may emerge in Europe after Sunday's elections in Austria, according to a report.

Football: Pole to referee Champions League match

Poland's Szymon Marciniak will referee Tuesday's match between Real Madrid and Tottenham in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League in Madrid.

Polish FM to meet EU counterparts in Luxembourg

Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski is on Monday set to meet with his counterparts from other European Union countries in Luxembourg.

Rubinstein Festival opens in Łódź

Monday is the first day of the fifth International Music Festival dedicated to legendary Polish-born pianist Artur Rubinstein which is held in the city of Łódź.

Science minister wants more gov't funding for Polish universities

Polish Higher Education and Science Minister Jarosław Gowin has appealed for tertiary education spending to be raised to from 0.44 to one percent of GDP.

Poland quits IMF's Flexible Credit Line: Finance Minister

Poland has quit the International Monetary Fund's precautionary Flexible Credit Line, the country's finance minister had said.

Demos supporting resident doctors held in Poland

Demonstrations were held in several major cities in Poland on Saturday in a display of support for resident doctors on hunger strike.

Pickets supporting resident doctors held across Poland

Pickets were held in several major cities in Poland on Saturday in a display of support for resident doctors on hunger strike.

Support for Poland's ruling Law and Justice reaches historic high: survey

Poland's ruling Law and Justice party would garner 47 percent support if parliamentary elections were held on Saturday -- a historic high for the grouping, according to a survey by pollster CBOS.

US glass-producing giant to set up second plant in Poland

US company Guardian Glass, one of the largest glass producers in the world, is to open its second factory in Poland.

Poland agrees to 7% CO2 emissions cut after gaining concessions

Polish Environment Minister Jan Szyszko has backed an EU agreement on curbing carbon emissions in construction, transportation and agriculture -- in return for concessions.

Poland's exports up by 7.7% y/y: stats office

Poland's exports between January and August grew by 7.7 percent year-on-year, reaching PLN 562.5 billion , the country's Central Statistical Office has said.

Poland agrees to 7% CO2 emissions cut for concessions

Polish Environment Minister Jan Szyszko has backed an EU agreement on curbing carbon emissions in construction, transportation and agriculture -- for concessions.

Polish Music Day at London's Wigmore Hall

On Saturday, London's Wigmore Hall is the venue of a day-long celebration of Polish music.

Poland's exports up by 7.7% y/y: stats office

Poland's exports between January and August grew by 7.7 percent year-on-year, reaching PLN 562 million , the country's Central Statistical Office said.

EU reform must meet expectations of all member states: Polish PM

Reforms of the European Union must meet the expectations of all member states and cannot be tailored to the demands of only one group of countries, Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło said on Friday.

National symbols: what Poles think

Nearly half of Poles -- 46% -- say that the country's national symbols are used appropriately but one in three believes they are overused, a survey has found.

Brexit talks satisfactory on citizens' rights, but not on finances: Polish PM

Poland is satisfied with Brexit negotiations over citizens' rights, but progress made on financial issues is "unsatisfactory," Prime Minister Beata Szydło said on Friday.

Polish energy giants lobby Brussels over coal, biomass

Executives from Poland's three largest energy companies have lobbied decision makers in Brussels over a proposed package of EU power market reforms that they fear would hit their coal-dependent country.

Dual standards in food quality unacceptable: Polish PM

Deliberate discrimination against food consumers in Central and Eastern Europe is unacceptable, Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło said on Friday at a Visegrad Group summit in Slovakia.

Poland, UK to sign defence partnership deal: Polish defence minister

A Polish-British defence partnership treaty combining all aspects of national security' will be signed in Warsaw in December, Polish Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz has said.

Polish tech firms among fastest growing in region: Deloitte

Twenty-two innovative businesses from Poland have been ranked among the 50 fastest-growing technology companies in Central Europe, according to a report.

Williams F1 should want Poland's Kubica: report

British Formula One team Williams should be trying to convince Polish racer Robert Kubica to join them, former CEO of the Formula One Group Bernie Ecclestone has said, according to the onet.pl website.

Warsaw Film Festival opens

More than 100 feature-length films and shorts from 39 different countries will be screened at the 33rd Warsaw Film Festival, which starts in Poland on Friday.

Russian cyber attack warded off in Poland: defence minister

Polish Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz said on Friday that a Russian cyber attack has been warded off in Poland.

Russian suspected of hostile activities expelled from Poland: official

A Russian suspected of conducting an activity aimed at jeopardising the interests of the Polish state' has been expelled from Poland, a spokesman for the chief of Poland's security services has said.

Health minister asks protesting doctors to work with gov't

Poland's Health Minister Konstanty Radziwiłł has asked resident doctors to stop their protest and work with the government amid an ongoing dispute over pay and conditions.

Warsaw Film Festival opens

More than 100 feature-length films and shorts from 39 different countries will be screened at the 33rd Warsaw Film Festival which launches in Poland on Friday.

British historian gets award from Polish academic community

British historian Robert I. Frost has received an award from the Polish academic community for the best study of the history of Poland and Central and Eastern Europe published in a foreign language.

Council of Europe's resolution undue interference': Poland's Foreign Minister

Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski has lambasted a rule-of-law resolution adopted by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe as undue interference of an external institution'.

Inflation in Poland at 2.2% in September: stats office

Inflation in Poland stood at 2.2 percent year-on-year in September, the country's Central Statistical Office said on Thursday.

Tennis: Poland's Magda Linette out of Tianjin Open

Poland's Magda Linette was sent packing from the Women's Tennis Association tournament in Tianjin, China, after she lost a second-round match to Russian star Maria Sharapova on Wednesday.

Jewish organisation 'welcomes' planned Polish restitution law

The World Jewish Restitution Organization has said it welcomes Poland's announcement of new national legislation for confiscated property.

Poland's Deputy Prime Minister to meet with investors in US

The Polish Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Mateusz Morawiecki is travelling to the United States on Thursday, where he will hold talks with investors and entrepreneurs.

Europe's largest electric battery factory to be built in Poland

Europe's largest electric battery factory will be built in southwestern Poland, officials said on Thursday.

Polish President to hold talks with Visegrad Group

Polish President Andrzej Duda is travelling to Hungary on Thursday, where he will meet with his counterparts from the other Visegrad Group members.

Women's unemployment lower than men's

The unemployment rate among women in Poland has hit an all-time low, falling below the men's unemployment, the Puls Biznesu daily wrote.

Poland is a key partner in security: British defence minister

Britain considers Poland to be a key partner in European security, the country's Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has said.

Racing sailboat to promote Poland internationally

Officials in Poland have launched a new government-sponsored yachting project to promote the country internationally.

Poland's tighter alimony laws compel debtors to pay up: report

More stringent alimony laws in Poland have prompted many debtors to make overdue payments, a new report has found.