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Poland: Country in Central Europe
Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 administrative provinces, covering an area of 312,696 square kilometres (120,733 sq mi), and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. With a population of nearly 38.5 million people, Poland is the fifth most populous member state of the European Union. Poland's capital and largest metropolis is Warsaw. Other major cities include Kraków, Łódź, Wrocław, Poznań, Gdańsk, and Szczecin.

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Judicial independence is a concern in some EU countries, says Brussels [Video]

Judicial independence is a concern in some EU countries, says Brussels

The European Commission again highlighted Poland and Hungary as being of particular concern.

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Soaring numbers are quitting Catholic Church in Poland, say activists [Video]

Soaring numbers are quitting Catholic Church in Poland, say activists

Campaigners say as many as 3,000 people have issued statements of apostasy this year - and that this is six times higher than last year.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:27Published
EU executive takes legal action against Poland, Hungary over LGBT rights [Video]

EU executive takes legal action against Poland, Hungary over LGBT rights

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:20Published
EU launches legal action against Hungary, Poland over LGBTQ rights [Video]

EU launches legal action against Hungary, Poland over LGBTQ rights

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Poland judicial reforms are in breach of European law, court rules [Video]

Poland judicial reforms are in breach of European law, court rules

The European Court of Justice says that a new disciplinary regime for judges could enable political influence over the judiciary.

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Donald Tusk returns to Polish politics to take on 'evil' conservative right [Video]

Donald Tusk returns to Polish politics to take on 'evil' conservative right

Former European Union leader and ex-Prime Minister Donald Tusk was elected head of the strongest party in Poland's fragmented opposition on Saturday.

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Poland's Tusk vows to lead opposition to victory [Video]

Poland's Tusk vows to lead opposition to victory

Former European Council President Donald Tusk returned to the fore of Polish politics on Saturday (July 3), becoming leader of the main opposition party in a move that many members hope can revive its..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:25Published
Belarus' president says Western states are trying to overthrow him [Video]

Belarus' president says Western states are trying to overthrow him

Alexander Lukashenko accused the US and Germany as well as neighbours Lithuania, Ukraine and Poland of preparing to remove him from power.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:10Published
Lewandowski, Poland out of Euro 2020 with 3-2 loss to Sweden [Video]

Lewandowski, Poland out of Euro 2020 with 3-2 loss to Sweden

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Fish and poultry try a new sustainable diet of larvae and insects [Video]

Fish and poultry try a new sustainable diet of larvae and insects

In Poland, larvae and insects are used as a source of protein on fish and poultry farms. Organic waste is used to grow these larvae, thus contributing to the circular economy. Bio-recycling and..

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Euro 2020: Spain held to 1-1 draw by Poland [Video]

Euro 2020: Spain held to 1-1 draw by Poland

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Warsaw pride parade returns amid backlash against LGBT rights [Video]

Warsaw pride parade returns amid backlash against LGBT rights

This year's Equality Parade takes place amid growing concerns over the rise of anti-LGBT legislation and rhetoric in Poland and Hungary.

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Warsaw's Gay Pride Parade is overshadowed with fear about the future [Video]

Warsaw's Gay Pride Parade is overshadowed with fear about the future

A year ago Poland's LGBT community faced a backlash from ruling conservative politicians, local communities and the church.

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Which cities in the European Union are worst for air pollution? [Video]

Which cities in the European Union are worst for air pollution?

Nowy Sacz in Poland was found to have the highest concentration of fine particulate matter across EU cities over the past two years.

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Protest by energy sector activists brings Warsaw traffic to a standstill [Video]

Protest by energy sector activists brings Warsaw traffic to a standstill

Activists from energy, mining and fuel sectors from across Poland rallied for a protest march through Warsaw on Wednesday

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Countdown to Euro 2020: 9 days to go [Video]

Countdown to Euro 2020: 9 days to go

With 9 days until the start of the delayed European Championship, we take a look at Euro 2012 hosts Poland.

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Brussels launches new public prosecutor to target misuse of EU cash [Video]

Brussels launches new public prosecutor to target misuse of EU cash

Five EU states have not joined the prosecutor, including Hungary and Poland.

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After months of delay, EU nations finally ratify €750bn recovery fund [Video]

After months of delay, EU nations finally ratify €750bn recovery fund

Austria and Poland were the last two countries to give the green light.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 02:06Published

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Wimbledon 2021: Ukraine's Elina Svitolina becomes latest seed to suffer early exit

Ukraine's Elina Svitolina becomes the latest women's singles seed to suffer an early exit at Wimbledon, losing in straight sets to Poland's Magda Linette.
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Euro 2020: Robert Lewandowski double not enough as Poland exit Euro 2020 after Sweden loss

Watch highlights as Substitute Viktor Claesson scores a 93rd-minute winner for Sweden to knock Poland out of Euro 2020.
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Sweden 3-2 Poland: Emil Forsberg scores twice as Sweden knock Poland out of Euro 2020

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Euro 2020: Robert Lewandowski's curling effort gives Poland a lifeline

Poland's Robert Lewandowski scores a fantastic breakaway goal to get Poland back in it in their must-win group E Euro 2020 match with Sweden in St Petersburg.
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Euro 2020: Robert Lewandowski denied twice by the woodwork

Striker Robert Lewandowski is denied the chance to become Poland's top goalscorer, hitting the bar twice in quick succession against Sweden in Saint Petersburg.
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Eastbourne International: Heather Watson loses to Iga Swiatek in thriller

Watch the best shots as Great Britain's Heather Watson loses 3-6 7-6 (7-4) 5-7 against Poland's Iga Swiatek in the first round of the Eastbourne International.
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Euro 2020: Are Spain missing a fear factor after another lacklustre draw?

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Euro 2020: Rio Ferdinand describes Spain as 'low-risk and safe' after draw against Poland

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Euro 2020: Robert Lewandowski scores to help Poland hold winless Spain

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Spain 1-1 Poland: Robert Lewandowski scores as Spain draw again

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Euro 2020: Gerard Moreno misses penalty and chance to give Spain the lead against Poland

Gerard Moreno wins a penalty, but smashes the left post and the rebound comes out to Alvaro Morata and he misses a chance to put Spain ahead against Poland.
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Euro 2020: Alvaro Morata scores for Spain against Poland after VAR overrules offside call

Forward Alvaro Morata's goal stands after an initial offside decision. VAR determined he was onside to give Spain a 1-0 lead over Poland in Seville, during Euro 2020.
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Robert Lewandowski on childhood dream of playing for Poland

Robert Lewandowski talks about his childhood dream of playing for Poland coming true and says he has "changed as a footballer".
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Euro 2020 Poland 1-2 Slovakia: Milan Skriniar volley seals Slovakia win over 10-man Poland

Watch highlights as Slovakia gain a shock victory over Poland in their European Championship Group E opener in St Petersburg.
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Poland 1-2 Slovakia: Milan Skriniar scores winning goal in Euro 2020 Group E opener

Slovakia gain a shock victory over Poland in their European Championship Group E opener in St Petersburg.
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Euro 2020 Poland v Slovakia: Superb Robert Mak run leads to Szczesny own goal

Robert Mak produces a skilful dribble that results in Poland's Wojciech Szczesny becoming the first goalkeeper to score an own goal at the Euros.
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Watch as an unexpected pitch invader on a parachute halts a Polish league match between Olimpia Elblag and PISA Primavera Barczewo.
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Para-athletics European Championships: GB's Fabienne Andre wins first European medal

Great Britain's Fabienne Andre wins the women's T34 100m at the Para-athletics European Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland.
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European Para Athletics Championships: Great Britain's Columba Blango wins gold

Great Britain win four medals on day one of the European Para Athletics Championships in Poland.
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Para-athletics European Championships: Maria Lyle aims to continue special run

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Lawrence Okoye wins the discus at the European Team Championships in Poland as GB finish third overall
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Watch Great Britain's Lina Nielsen win gold in the 400m hurdles in 55.59 seconds at the European Team Championships in Chorzow, Poland.
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India received 2,060 oxygen concentrators, 30,000 vials of Remdesivir, 467 ventilators and three oxygen generation plants from US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF), Switzerland, Poland, the..
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Great Britain women win 4x400m bronze at World Athletics Relays event

Great Britain's 4x400m women's team claim bronze at the 2021 World Athletics Relays event in Silesia in Poland.
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World Athletics Relays: Great Britain among medal threats in Poland

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Harry Maguire says John Stones reacted well to an error leading to Poland's goal, as the pair combined for England's winner.
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England v Poland: Too much abuse on social media - Declan Rice

England midfielder Declan Rice says he would not consider quitting social media, but there is too much abuse taking place online.
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England v Poland: Declan Rice says Gareth Southgate's side are 'entertaining'

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Robert Lewandowski: Poland striker out of World Cup qualifier against England

Poland striker Robert Lewandowski is out of Wednesday's World Cup qualifier against England because of a knee injury.
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European Athletics Indoor Championships: 'That's unbelievable' - Watch epic high jump finale as Maksim Nedasekau wins gold

Watch the closing stages of the high jump final as Maksim Nedasekau of Belarus prevailed in an epic head-to-head against Gianmarco Tamberi at the European Indoor Championships in Tosun, Poland.
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European Indoors 2021: Jodie Williams wins 400m bronze

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European Athletics Indoor Championships: Jakob Ingebrigtsen wins 1500m gold

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World Indoor Tour: Elliot Giles claims British record with second fastest indoor 800m in history

Great Britain's Elliot Giles ran the second quickest indoor 800m in history as he set a new British record at the World Indoor Tour in Torun, Poland.
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