Poland

Poland’s prime minister sees fast economic recovery

Poland’s prime minister sees fast economic recovery

Published 22/06/2020

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Monday he expects the country’s economy to recover quickly from the damage caused by the [more…]

Explainer: Europe steps up tech battle vs. coronavirus with German app

Explainer: Europe steps up tech battle vs. coronavirus with German app

Published 15/06/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany on Tuesday becomes the latest European country to launch a smartphone app that seeks to break the chain of coronavirus infection [more…]

Warsaw’s open-air Chopin concerts move online due to coronavirus

Warsaw’s open-air Chopin concerts move online due to coronavirus

Published 17/05/2020

WARSAW (Reuters) - Lovers of Frederic Chopin’s music who usually flock to a central Warsaw park on Sundays for open-air concerts will have to go [more…]

Europe’s north-south lockdown divide revealed by Google data

Europe’s north-south lockdown divide revealed by Google data

Published 03/04/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Italy and Spain, the two European countries hardest hit by the new coronavirus, have enforced the most drastic lockdowns to curb the [more…]

Toyota says most Europe plants won’t restart until April 20 at earliest

Toyota says most Europe plants won’t restart until April 20 at earliest

Published 30/03/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) said on Monday that it would extend a suspension at all of its factories in Europe with the [more…]

Polish presidential challenger urges boycott of May vote, halts campaign

Polish presidential challenger urges boycott of May vote, halts campaign

Published 29/03/2020

WARSAW (Reuters) - The main Polish opposition candidate running for president called on Sunday for a boycott of the country’s May election due to the [more…]

Polish composer Penderecki dies at 86 after long illness

Polish composer Penderecki dies at 86 after long illness

Published 29/03/2020

WARSAW/KRAKOW (Reuters) - Poland’s Krzysztof Penderecki, one of the world’s most celebrated composers, died on Sunday at the age of 86, his family said. Penderecki [more…]

London boxing qualifiers closed to spectators due to virus

London boxing qualifiers closed to spectators due to virus

Published 16/03/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - A European qualifying event for this year’s Tokyo Olympic boxing tournament will be closed to spectators from Monday due to the coronavirus [more…]

Poland names new head of Jewish museum as tensions rise

Poland names new head of Jewish museum as tensions rise

Published 27/02/2020

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland’s government appointed a new director of the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews on Thursday, as the ruling nationalists [more…]

‘Gold rush’: Race is on for health data in East Europe’s frontier market

‘Gold rush’: Race is on for health data in East Europe’s frontier market

Published 09/01/2020

BUDAPEST/WARSAW (Reuters) - Eastern Europe is a new frontier for private medical care, and insurers and tech startups are racing to steal a march on [more…]