PM Morawiecki: I'll do everything to make sure Poles won't feel negative impact of opposition activities
I will do everything I can so that Poles do not feel the negative effects ensuing from a request by Civic Platform MEPs, aiming to block funds Poland is entitled to, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawicki said on social media.
Fifteen years ago, on this very spot, tear gas grenades were on one side and “a cheated and humiliated nation” on the other, Hungarian PM Viktor Orban said in Budapest on Saturday, in conclusion of Saturday's Peace March, which marked the anniversary of the 1956 Revolution and Freedom Fight. Organised for the 8th time with hundreds of thousands of participants in the Hungarian capital, the Peace March visited the scenes of the 2006 police brutality. The opposition events held in tandem attracted only a few thousand people.
In a bid to retain his power, the Hungarian prime minister lied to the people and the EU. The incident sparked large-scale demonstrations which were brutally repressed. On the anniversary, a huge crowd is remembering these events and the 1956 Hungarian Revolution.
As the situation in intensive care units is becoming increasingly dramatic, those who have not been vaccinated may face lockdown. “I will not allow the health system to be overburdened just because there are still too many people hesitating and delaying vaccination,” the politician said.
In a resolution, the European Parliament has declared that the Constitutional Tribunal lacks legal validity and independence and is unqualified to interpret the country's constitution.
The student organisation has launched a petition so that students would not be forced to only consume meat butchered according to Muslim rules on campus. This is not the first time the institution has made headlines with its strange decisions: during the spring, two instructors had to be placed under protection because they were accused of Islamophobia.
The announcement was made by Hungary's prime minister after he arrived at the two-day summit of EU heads of state and government. In a video published on social media ahead of the summit, PM Orban also stressed that he was ready to defend Hungarian utility price cuts in Brussels.
Several posters displayed in the city centre accuse a Christian school of homophobia and transphobia. They call on people to set the school on fire and describe it as a "fascist factory." The school lodged a formal complaint with police regarding the threats.
Employers demand tougher regulations and sanctions against healthcare workers who refuse to get vaccinated, but trade unions reject the proposal.
In a major city, two minors terrorised students and teachers, threatening to attack them with assault rifles. Police officers in a town near the capital arrested another teenager for disclosing an officer's address on social media platforms.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen emphasized the supremacy of EU law during a debate in the European Parliament's plenary session in Strasbourg on Tuesday, held with regard to a ruling by Poland's Constitutional Tribunal that ascertained primacy for Poland's national constitution. Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki stressed the sovereignty of member states, arguing that EU institutions should not be allowed to force their decisions on others without a legal basis.
Teachers are under a constant threat in France. One year after Samuel Paty's brutal beheading, a married couple – both teachers – have received repeated threatening letters bearing a photo of Mr Paty, who was also a professor. The educational ministry supports the threatened teachers by providing them escort and covering their legal costs.
Hungarians and Serbs have begun building a new future of which they will both be the winners, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Monday in Serbia's Horgos, at a ceremony marking the refurbishment of the Szeged-Subotica railway line.
From Greece to France, different measures have been put in place to curb the coronavirus outbreak. V4NA has compiled a summary of where and for whom Covid vaccination is mandatory, as well as the background to these measures.
The conflict erupted when a passenger asked the young man not to smoke on the tram next to his barely two-month-old baby. Despite repeated pleas by the other travellers, including the baby’s mom, the young man assaulted the father while spewing verbal threats in the name of Allah.
We won't give in to any blackmail, we will defend Poland’s sovereignty and the rights of Polish people in the EU, because those are being grossly and illegally undermined in violation of the treaties, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the leader of Poland's ruling Law and Justice (PiS) party, told the weekly Sieci newspaper in a recent interview.
Europe is witnessing a utility price crisis and Brussels bears a clear responsibility for it, according to the government’s communications director.
A beautiful stationary vessel inaugurated in the presence of the labour minister has filled up with water and sunk just a few days later. According to a report published by a Hungarian press outlet in Romania, the water was already pouring in at the time of the inaugural ceremony, but the officials only seemed interested in cutting the ribbon.
The gendarmes dismantled an unauthorised migrant camp, but the dwellers decided to go to another nearby. The mayor of the town calls for the establishment of reception centres, while an NGO aiding migrants complained that the area was ploughed by the authorities in an attempt to prevent the tents from being set up there again.
The fourth wave is closing in on the country, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban told Hungary's public radio (MR1) on Friday.
A school’s administration has cancelled Halloween celebrations over concerns about student equity and inclusion because Black boys did not want to participate.
Cooperation between China and Hungary is becoming increasingly important, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said in a video message for the opening ceremony of the Chinese Import-Export Fair in Guangzhou (Canton) on Thursday, the prime minister's press office reports.
A police station was evacuated in Sweden because a suspected bomb was found in the building. The number of bomb attacks is particularly high in the northern European country, especially in the so called "vulnerable areas" with perpetrators mainly linked to criminal gangs. A recent police report reveals that more than seventy "vulnerable" or "at risk areas" are registered in the country. Another report points out that 52 active criminal networks have been identified in Stockholm.
Police called at the man's home to take him into custody for an earlier incident, which took place when members of the group he headed had stormed town hall and harassed its employees, as well as the mayor.
Enabling Egypt to protect its land and maritime borders is vital for both Europe and Hungary, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said after a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi on Wednesday.
The intoxicated man has spat on the floor and made threats inside the same cathedral that witnessed a brutal terrorist attack a year ago. Police captured him near the basilica and found that he was an illegal migrant of Tunisian descent.
Teachers in the school district are not allowed to share with parents if their children identify as transgender, unless they have the student's approval.
In a town school near the capital a student, while quoting the Quran, has slammed the classroom door on his teacher so violently that she fell to the ground. Many politicians have expressed outrage and called for a strict punishment for the student.
The French interior minister has published manipulated figures on illegal immigrants expelled from the country, the president of Algeria has said, adding that the real figure is only a fraction of that. France's interior minister, however, sticks to his earlier statement.
The president has justified opening up to Africa by saying that nearly 7 million French citizens are linked to the black continent through family ties. The right-wing opposition, however, argues for the need to preserve France's national identity and traditions, instead of tearing apart and dividing the country.
We need external allies to halt the current migratory waves, and Egypt is an extremely important partner in this respect, so the European Union should act accordingly, Hungary's foreign minister said in Budapest on Monday after talks with his counterparts in the Visegrad Group countries and Egypt.
Illegal boat crossings continue to build up pressure on the English Channel, with UK authorities rescuing or intercepting more than a thousand migrants at sea over the weekend. The French interior minister has called on the UK to transfer funds amounting to tens of millions of euros the Britons had promised in order to assist border protection. British politician Nigel Farage highlighted that volunteers of a charity organisation are doing the work of Border Force.
A makeshift bomb may have exploded in a condo in Sweden while it was being made. The powerful detonation has caused the building's outer walls to collapse. Police took four people into custody. Sweden is witnessing a growing crime wave, with authorities registering a record number of bombings in 2019 and homicides last year.