Crowds of young Poles on Friday joined a global wave of protests amid the coronavirus pandemic to demand action to stop climate change. Protesters take to the streets of Warsaw on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, to demand action on climate change.Photo: PAP/Radek Pietruszka The youth-led protests were the latest in a series of international demonstrations known as the Global Climate Strike. In Warsaw,

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Unemployment in Poland was 6.1 percent in August, unchanged from July and June, the country’s Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported on Wednesday. Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Pixabay License The figure was in line with an earlier estimate by the country’s labour ministry. There were around 1,028,000 people without jobs across the nation at the end of August, compared with 1,029,500 a month earlier, according to

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Poland’s largest refiner PKN Orlen is preparing to start producing hydrogen fuel, its CEO has announced. Daniel Obajtek.Photo: PAP/Darek Delmanowicz Daniel Obajtek said on Twitter this week that the company was investing to build its position as a regional leader in hydrogen technology. "In 2022, we will start producing hydrogen fuel in Włocławek,” he tweeted on Monday. PKN Orlen operates a production plant

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The Polish Air Force Memorial in London has been upgraded from ‘Grade II’ to ‘Grade II*’ status, officials have announced. The Polish Air Force Memorial in London.Photo: gov.pl The decision by Historic England, which is tasked with protecting historic buildings, coincides with the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and recognizes a major contribution of Polish airmen to

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A minority government or early elections in Poland cannot be ruled out amid tensions in the country’s ruling coalition, a senior party official has said. Ryszard Terlecki (right). Photo: PAP/Wojciech Olkuśnik Ryszard Terlecki from the governing conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party said on Friday: "At the moment the situation is such that the coalition is practically nonexistent.” Without

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