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Instant Opinion: ‘how to save the United Kingdom’
Pro-independence supporters march through Glasgow.
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Instant Opinion: ‘how to save the United Kingdom’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 19 November
19 Nov 2020
Is it time the EU took on Hungary and Poland?
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his Polish counterpart Mateusz Morawiecki
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Is it time the EU took on Hungary and Poland?

Dispute over Covid-19 recovery package highlights divisions at heart of EU27
19 Nov 2020
Central Europe facing Covid crisis after dodging first wave
Two ladies cross the road in Prague, Czech Republic wearing face masks
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Central Europe facing Covid crisis after dodging first wave

Czech Republic tops EU infection rates as neighbouring nations also set daily case records
12 Oct 2020
Four things we know about the EU’s new migrant plan
Migrants
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Four things we know about the EU’s new migrant plan

Member states are split over new pact aimed at ending migration disputes
24 Sep 2020
Polish anger triggered by German diplomat’s Nazi father
Andrzej Duda
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Polish anger triggered by German diplomat’s Nazi father

German officials suspect dispute is ‘politically motivated’ following fraught election campaign
27 Aug 2020
How the EU failed to uphold ‘rule of law’ among its members
Viktor Orban
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How the EU failed to uphold ‘rule of law’ among its members

MEPs threaten to block coronavirus recovery package over decline in democracy across member states
24 Jul 2020
How Poland’s Covid-19 response triggered political scandal
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How Poland’s Covid-19 response triggered political scandal

Health minster alleged to have bought £1m of PPE from ski instructor friend
3 Jun 2020

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Amazon in row over Auschwitz Christmas ornaments
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Amazon in row over Auschwitz Christmas ornaments

Online retail giant sparks outrage by selling festive products depicting the Nazi death camp
2 Dec 2019
Polish election: is democracy at stake?
Jaroslaw Kaczynski, leader of Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party, speaks during the party's campaign convention in Kielce, October 9, 2019. - Poland's governing right-wing PiS party
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Polish election: is democracy at stake?

Surging GDP and sweeping welfare investment mask concerns over government's authoritarian streak
10 Oct 2019
Why Polish priests are burning Harry Potter
Harry Potter Poland
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Why Polish priests are burning Harry Potter

Catholic evangelical group destroying books and other objects feared to contain ‘evil forces’
2 Apr 2019
Polish newspaper prints Jew-spotting checklist
Orthodox Jewish men
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Polish newspaper prints Jew-spotting checklist

Outrage as far-right periodical among newspapers sold inside Polish parliament
14 Mar 2019
Why the Visegrad summit in Israel has been cancelled
Visegrad Group
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Why the Visegrad summit in Israel has been cancelled

Diplomatic tensions between Warsaw and Jerusalem boil over following Netanyahu’s comments about Holocaust
18 Feb 2019
Will Brexit lead to an exodus of Polish workers?
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Will Brexit lead to an exodus of Polish workers?

Poland's prime minister says he wants to see more workers return from the UK to help its domestic economy grow
25 Jan 2019
EU votes to freeze funds for ‘corrupt’ member states
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EU votes to freeze funds for ‘corrupt’ member states

MEPs back plans aimed at curbing EU states that undermine rule of law
18 Jan 2019
Pawel Adamowicz: Gdansk mayor dies after being stabbed
Security subdues a man who stabbed the mayor of Gdansk on stage in front of hundreds of people
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Pawel Adamowicz: Gdansk mayor dies after being stabbed

Knifeman remains in custody as politicians pay tribute to progressive mayor
14 Jan 2019
Far-right ‘axis’ aims to take control of EU
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Far-right ‘axis’ aims to take control of EU

Hungary, Italy and Poland seek anti-immigration majority at upcoming European Parliamentary elections
11 Jan 2019
What happened to conspiracy theorist Max Spiers?
Max Spiers
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What happened to conspiracy theorist Max Spiers?

British man died in Poland after telling mother his life was in danger
8 Jan 2019
The ‘last Nazi in America’ deported to Germany
A member of the American Nazi Party outside Congress
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The ‘last Nazi in America’ deported to Germany

Suspect aged 95 expelled after 13-year stand-off, but is unlikely to stand trial
22 Aug 2018
Poland's constitutional crisis reaches its climax
Protests have taken place outside the Supreme Court in protest at judicial reforms
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Poland's constitutional crisis reaches its climax

EU launches new case against government for 'undermining judicial independence' with Supreme Court overhaul
3 Jul 2018
World Cup group H: Colombia and Japan through, Senegal out
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World Cup group H: Colombia and Japan through, Senegal out

Group H results and final standings
28 Jun 2018
Poland amends Holocaust law after international outcry
Auschwitz concentration camp
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Poland amends Holocaust law after international outcry

Legislation made it a criminal offence to accuse the Polish state of complicity in Nazi war crimes
28 Jun 2018
Poland needs 100,000 construction workers after exodus to UK
Poland worker
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Poland needs 100,000 construction workers after exodus to UK

Polish building firms looking to plug shortfall with recruits from Belarus, Ukraine and Bangladesh
30 Apr 2018
Central Europe rocked by double resignation
Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico (L) talks with Slovenian Prime Minister Borut Pahoron, who has called an early election
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Central Europe rocked by double resignation

Departure of Europhile Slovak and Slovenian leaders could spell trouble for the EU
16 Mar 2018
Poland moves to reset ties with Europe
Support for the EU in Poland is at a record high
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Poland moves to reset ties with Europe

The country’s PM looks to mollify Brussels following cabinet reshuffle and goodwill trip
11 Jan 2018
Europe at a crossroads: will the EU survive 2018?
Emmanuel Macron lays out his European vision
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Europe at a crossroads: will the EU survive 2018?

In Depth: as euroscepticism gathers pace and Merkel struggles to form a government, Macron is seeking to take the lead
5 Jan 2018
Are post-Brexit Britain’s morals for sale?
Theresa May and her Polish counterpart Mateusz Morawiecki
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Are post-Brexit Britain’s morals for sale?

The UK is strengthening ties with Poland and other authoritarian regimes
22 Dec 2017
Is Poland drifting towards totalitarianism?
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Is Poland drifting towards totalitarianism?

In Depth: Polish judicial reforms are latest step towards authoritarian rule
21 Dec 2017
Poland-EU showdown: what is the Article 7 ‘nuclear option’?
Poland protest
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Poland-EU showdown: what is the Article 7 ‘nuclear option’?

In Depth: Theresa May is heading to Warsaw amid EU-wide dispute over Polish judicial reforms
20 Dec 2017
Holocaust survivor groups condemn Nazi gas chamber artwork
Stutthof Concentration Camp
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Holocaust survivor groups condemn Nazi gas chamber artwork

Groups call on Polish president to condemn ‘Game of Tag’, filmed in Stutthof concentration camp in 1999
1 Dec 2017
Russia hits out at US military build-up in Europe
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Russia hits out at US military build-up in Europe

Poland welcomes thousands of American troops, but Donald Trump's election puts Nato mission in doubt
13 Jan 2017
Teens held after Polish man dies in suspected hate crime
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Teens held after Polish man dies in suspected hate crime

Arkadiusz Jozwik suffered serious head injuries and died after he was attacked in the street
31 Aug 2016
Portugal into semi-finals without winning a match
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Portugal into semi-finals without winning a match

After beating Poland on penalties Ronaldo and co become first side to make the semis without a win inside 90 minutes
1 Jul 2016
Brexit: MPs urged to speak out after rise in hate crimes
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Brexit: MPs urged to speak out after rise in hate crimes

David Cameron condemns xenophobic abuse after minority groups are targeted around the country
28 Jun 2016
Tank crashes into nightclub as stunt goes awry
Tank
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Tank crashes into nightclub as stunt goes awry

Polish club owner was practising at the wheel when he lost control – and other tall tales
10 Jun 2016
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