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Refugees seriously injured on razor-wire fence UK helped build to keep asylum seekers out of EU
Government accused of backing ‘inhumane’ policies as 16 people are badly hurt by barrier blocking entry via Poland from Belarus

Mark Townsend Home Affairs Editor

27, May, 2023 @12:05 PM

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‘I will do the same again’: activists continue fight against Poland’s strict abortion laws
Justyna Wydrzyńska, who was convicted for providing abortion pills, refuses to give up campaign for legal terminations

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

24, May, 2023 @4:00 AM

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Scholz under pressure after sharp rise in illegal border crossings into Germany
Chancellor’s plans to tighten border controls as refugee numbers increase criticised by humanitarian groups

Kate Connolly in Berlin

17, May, 2023 @12:28 PM

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‘What did the pope know?’: Poles divided over John Paul II abuse cover-up claims
Legacy of Karol Wojtyła under scrutiny as Poland comes to terms with scale of sexual abuse in Catholic church

Shaun Walker and Katarzyna Piasecka in Warsaw

16, May, 2023 @10:14 AM

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Kremlin calls Poland’s decision to rename Kaliningrad a ‘hostile act’
Russian city will now be known as Królewiec in official documents, its name in the 15th and 16th centuries

Staff and agencies in Warsaw

10, May, 2023 @8:07 PM

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EU urged to tighten spyware safeguards in wake of Pegasus revelations
Non-binding vote bans surveillance software after concluding Hungary and Poland used it to track journalists and opponents

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

09, May, 2023 @4:00 AM

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‘What makes you angry?’ How we made Three Colours: Red
A snooping judge, a dog smacked by a car, a model in crisis … the creators of the final film in Krzysztof Kieślowski’s classic trilogy, inspired by the ideals of the French revolution, look back

Interviews by Phil Hoad and Zuzanna Dassonville

01, May, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Poland has changed beyond recognition – and so has its place in Europe's pecking order | Anna Gromada
Since 1989 my family has gone from farm labourers to high achievers. Something similar has happened to my country, says social scientist Anna Gromada

Anna Gromada

25, Apr, 2023 @12:36 PM

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Rapper Meek Mill vows to fight antisemitism after visit to Auschwitz
Musician took part in remembrance march with billionaire Robert Kraft, who Mill said supported him at a ‘very high level’

Maya Yang

24, Apr, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Slovakia joins Poland and Hungary in halting Ukraine grain imports
EU and Kyiv condemn unilateral bans that aim to protect local farmers amid glut and price crash

Jon Henley, Europe correspondent

17, Apr, 2023 @11:22 AM

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Hungary and Poland provide model for Israel’s assault on judiciary
Benjamin Netanyahu’s actions remind many of first steps taken by ‘illiberal’ governments in Budapest and Warsaw

Shaun Walker

16, Apr, 2023 @9:28 AM

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The shunned Polish communist heroine who sailed solo around the world
New book charts life of Krystyna Chojnowska-Liskiewicz, feted then cold-shouldered as first woman to make the voyage alone

Shaun Walker in Warsaw

14, Apr, 2023 @10:58 AM

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