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Poland refuses to halt disputed coal mine despite EU court penalty

Sep 20 2021

BRUSSELS/WARSAW (Reuters) -Poland vowed to keep its disputed Turow coal mine running on Monday despite being hit with a order to pay a 500,000 euro ($585,550) daily penalty to the European Commission for defying an earlier court ruling to halt operations.

Polish PM fires deputy as ruling alliance disintegrates

Aug 10 2021

WARSAW Poland's prime minister dismissed the head of a junior coalition partner from government on Tuesday, creating uncertainty over the future of an administration that has set Warsaw on a collision course with the European Union.

Poland's Tusk returns to frontline to face old foe Kaczynski

Jul 03 2021

WARSAW (Reuters) -Former European Council President Donald Tusk returned to the fore of Polish politics on Saturday, becoming leader of the main opposition party in a move that revives a duel with his longstanding foe Jaroslaw Kaczynski. | Video

Big pharma and private equity seek healthy returns in Europe's east

May 20 2021

WARSAW/PRAGUE In the race to supply vaccines to end the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. drug developer Novavax turned to emerging Europe to speed up production with a pair of deals that endorsed a growing trend for consolidation in the region.

UPDATE 1-Poland's Millennium sees no need to raise capital for FX loans settlements

May 11 2021

WARSAW, May 11 Bank Millennium, the Polish unit of Portuguese lender BCP, sees no need to raise capital to cover the costs of potential settlements with clients over Swiss franc loans, the bank's management said on Tuesday.

Poundland owner picks Warsaw over London for Pepco listing

Apr 26 2021

LONDON (Reuters) -South African conglomerate Steinhoff has chosen Warsaw over London to list shares in its Pepco Group discount retailer business, in what could become Poland's biggest initial public offering (IPO) this year.

Polish ruling restricting abortion to take effect on Wednesday

Jan 27 2021

WARSAW A Polish Constitutional Court verdict restricting access to abortion will go into effect on Wednesday, Poland's government said, three months after it sparked nationwide protests.

Poland's Pekao aiming for higher 2021 profit despite low rates

Jan 15 2021

WARSAW, Jan 15 Polish lender Pekao is aiming to increase net profit this year after record low interest rates and high risk costs hit earnings in 2020, its acting chief executive told Reuters.

Poland's central bank chief says rate cuts, FX interventions possible

Dec 30 2020

WARSAW (Reuters) -Poland's central bank could cut interest rates during the first quarter of next year and may intervene to weaken the zloty, the bank's governor said, undermining previous expectations for stable borrowing costs until 2022.

Need a ventilator? Polish arms dealer has plenty

Dec 17 2020

WARSAW When the coronavirus pandemic surged across Europe in April and hospitals were desperate for ventilators, Poland's government turned to an unlikely supplier: an arms dealer.

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