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  1. August 14, 2014

    Cineworld profits lifted by CCI deal

    Cineworld’s recent acquisition of Cinema City International is already bearing fruit, with the transaction providing a...

  2. July 4, 2014

    ‘Warsaw Boy’, by Andrew Borowiec

    Warsaw Boy: A Memoir of a Wartime Childhood, by Andrew Borowiec, Viking, RRP£16.99, 384 pages One of the many commemorations...

Special Reports

  1. Special Report: Warsaw as a Financial Centre 2012

    Poland has been more successful than most regional rivals in developing a sector with ...
  2. Central Eastern Europe: Property

    The flow of investment into Warsaw and other cities in the region is gathering pace...
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  1. July 4, 2014

    Poland’s central bank chief Marek Belka on crises and secret tapes

    It is a rainy, early weekday morning in Warsaw, but outside the downtown flat of Marek Belka, governor of Poland’s central...

  2. The World

    June 24, 2014

    Is Moscow behind the bugging of Poland's Sikorski?

    Leaked tapes of expletive-filled conversations involving senior Polish ministers are extremely embarrassing to the...

  3. The World

    June 16, 2014

    Poland's “tape affair” has echoes of Italy

    Poland has made such impressive progress since the end of communism in 1989 that its political elite like to think of their...

  4. June 4, 2014

    G7 to urge Russia to quicken troop withdrawal from Ukraine border

    The leaders of the group of seven industrialised powers will on Wednesday night call on Russia to accelerate its withdrawal...

  5. The A-List

    June 4, 2014

    Poland’s return to Europe: lessons for Ukraine, Russia and the west

    World leaders gather in Warsaw today to celebrate Poland’s return to democracy 25 years ago on this day, and the country’s...

  6. June 3, 2014

    Poland’s post-communist success only part of the region’s story

    The first cracks in the Berlin Wall appeared 25 years ago on Wednesday. After strikes in 1988, Poland’s communist leadership...

  7. June 3, 2014

    Warsaw aims to become a regional financial hub

    In late 1989, Poland’s new finance minister Leszek Balcerowicz and his team of young economists faced the gargantuan task of...

  8. June 3, 2014

    Tomasz Czechowicz, Polish entrepreneur, sets the standard for prosperity

    If Poland’s transformation had a face, then Tomasz Czechowicz’s would be it. Mr Czechowicz, 43, has tracked Poland’s rise...

  9. May 25, 2014

    Polish general who tried to crush Solidarity

    Wojciech Jaruzelski, the stiff-backed Polish general who crushed the Solidarity labour union by calling troops out into the...

  10. May 14, 2014

    EBRD warns Ukraine crisis having ‘severe’ effect on eastern Europe

    The geopolitical stand-off between Russia and Ukraine is having a “severe” effect on the two economies, warned the leading...

  11. April 7, 2014

    Profile: CEEQA award winner Paul Gheysens

    “In real estate, it is vital to invest when others walk away,” says Paul Gheysens, founder and president of property...

  12. April 7, 2014

    Investment flows increase in central and eastern Europe

    A period of lacklustre competition is coming to a close for Globalworth, a property business with the lion’s share of its...

  13. beyondbrics

    March 4, 2014

    Crimea invasion revives thoughts of euro for Poland

    Nothing like a foreign policy crisis to concentrate the mind. Poland’s potential adoption of the euro, which had been pushed...

  14. February 24, 2014

    Ukraine must cease to be a tasty trophy for external rivals

    The main conclusion from the recent turmoil in Ukraine is that the country should not be given the hard choice of taking...

  15. February 21, 2014

    The Diary: Izabella Kaminska

    I am on the train from Geneva to Zurich, bound for the annual forecasting dinner of the Swiss Chartered Financial Analyst...

  16. beyondbrics

    February 13, 2014

    UK growth in 2014 - set to zoom past several EMs

    These days, Jim O’Neill doesn’t bother much with “Brics” – the moniker he invented. The former Goldman strategist is more...

  17. February 3, 2014

    Kremerata Baltica, Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco – review

    It is not outrageous to think of Gidon Kremer as the most questing fiddler of our age. He long ago exhausted the standard...

  18. January 30, 2014

    Poland plays with fire over pension reform

    Among turbulent emerging markets, Poland is one of the heroes – with a robust economy and well developed capital markets to...

  19. January 27, 2014

    Polish Business Roundtable Club, Warsaw

    Where: Aleje Ujazdowskie, Warsaw; WiFi: Yes; Plug sockets: Yes; Price of an espresso: 16 zlotys ($5.25); Open: Amber Room...

  20. beyondbrics

    January 21, 2014

    CEE property: busiest time since the crisis

    Real estate can be an alluring post-crisis investment. Just ask punters who poured money into the US market a couple of...

  21. December 23, 2013

    Poland attacks Cameron view on migrants

    David Cameron’s hostile rhetoric about immigration has caused anger in Warsaw, prompting two of the country’s pre-eminent...

  22. December 16, 2013

    Food culture moves east

    A scene from the cult 1981 Polish comedy film Mis has clients lunching in a milk bar, utensils on long chains fixed to the...

  23. beyondbrics

    December 10, 2013

    Poland's Lot: Boeing gives a hand

    Poland’s troubled Lot Polish Airlines is getting a helping hand from Boeing: the US aircraft manufacturer stuck an agreement...

  24. beyondbrics

    December 4, 2013

    UN's Green Climate Fund: much like a pension fund

    South Korea’s pride got a boost last year when it was chosen to host the UN’s Green Climate Fund, aimed at channeling...

  25. December 1, 2013

    Coal holds on while pieces of green puzzle come together

    The fact that this year’s UN climate talks were held in Warsaw, the coal capital of Europe, reinforced a sense of deep...

  26. November 28, 2013

    Informant claims from communist era haunt Czech politics

    Almost a quarter century after the Velvet Revolution swept Czechoslovakia’s communists from power, the betrayals and morally...

  27. beyondbrics

    November 27, 2013

    Krakow: enough of the coal

    Cut the coal, please Krakow was known for its choking smog in Communist times, when Poland’s medieval capital was bathed in...

  28. November 25, 2013

    Rules snag Poland’s shale gas ambitions

    Poland has been pilloried for its overwhelming reliance on polluting coal and is still overwhelmingly dependent on Russia...

  29. November 24, 2013

    Polish economy set to resume fast growth

    Most of Europe has spent the past five years swinging in and out of recession, as waves of troubles have buffeted the...

  30. November 24, 2013

    Donald Tusk’s poll ratings fall as voting marathon looms

    Poland’s government may have seen it through two economic crises in the past five years, but people have become jaded with...

  31. November 24, 2013

    Polish stability draws real estate

    Poland’s commercial property market is set to reach €3bn in transaction volume this year, the highest level since 2006, as...

  32. November 23, 2013

    Rich versus poor deadlock broken at UN climate talks

    UN climate talks in Warsaw struggled to a conclusion on Saturday evening, with the 195 countries taking part agreeing to a...

  33. November 21, 2013

    UN presses rich nations to act on climate funds

    Rich countries are still not pledging enough money to begin financing a shift to a cleaner global economy, the UN has...

  34. November 20, 2013

    Tusk drops Rostowski from Polish cabinet in bid to revive support

    Jacek Rostowski, the London-born economist who helped lead Poland through two economic crises in a turbulent six years as...

  35. beyondbrics

    November 20, 2013

    Guest post: Poland must tackle its climate image problem

    By Artur Gradziuk of the Polish Institute of International Affairs Poland has a real image problem when it comes to climate...

  36. FT Photo Diary

    November 18, 2013

    Green protests in Warsaw

    Janek Skarzynski/AFP/Getty Images Young environmentalists protest in front of the Polish economy ministry in Warsaw, where...

  37. November 17, 2013

    Coal industry heats climate change debate with fossil fuel push

    The global coal industry will court controversy on Monday by insisting that the world’s most abundant fossil fuel can play a...

  38. beyondbrics

    November 17, 2013

    The week ahead: Nov 18-24

    The week ahead in emerging markets: EU trade talks begin with China and the Philippines delivers its budget. Plus a number...

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