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    1. December 17, 2014

      European leaders balk at Kiev’s pleas to fill $15bn funding gap

      European leaders are balking at providing additional financial aid for Ukraine despite an urgent need to fill a $15bn...

    2. November 27, 2014

      Poland’s banks turn high tech

      At a discount grocery store in Warsaw, customers whip through the checkout, paying wirelessly by holding their credit cards...

    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. November 27, 2014

      Poland’s digital start-ups eye far shores

      The leafy Warsaw neighbourhood of Zoliborz – noted for its pleasant architecture – might not be the obvious place to look...

    2. November 27, 2014

      Office demand grows in Poland’s regions

      When pan-European developer Skanska sold a building in its Krakow office development Kapelanka 42 to a Polish investment...

    3. November 27, 2014

      Shift from ‘imitator to innovator’ needed for Poland to join wealthy nations

      At the InterContinental hotel on Los Angeles’ Avenue of the Stars a clear sign of Poland’s economic self-confidence could be...

    4. November 16, 2014

      Poland’s shale gas dreams put on hold

      Poland’s much-hyped shale gas boom could take as long as six more years to become commercially viable, as foreign oil and...

    5. FT Photo Diary

      November 11, 2014

      Polish far-right march

      Kacper Pempel/Reuters A far-right protester holds a flare during the annual far-right rally, which coincides with Poland’s...

    6. October 24, 2014

      Ed Davey hails EU energy deal as blow to Vladimir Putin

      Britain’s energy secretary, Ed Davey, has hailed a European deal on climate change as a blow to Vladimir Putin that will...

    7. October 24, 2014

      A new Warsaw museum devoted to Jewish-Polish history

      At sites of atrocity, particles of desolation linger in the air for years like reproaches to mankind. Such a place, for more...

    8. October 21, 2014

      Poland criticises eurozone banking union

      Poland’s central bank governor has criticised the eurozone’s new banking union, saying it would centralise powers to curb...

    9. October 14, 2014

      Poland leads opposition to EU energy deal

      Poland and other eastern European countries are prepared to scupper the EU’s landmark climate change deal next week if they...

    10. The World

      October 9, 2014

      Cynicism over Kobani siege will rebound on Erdogan

      For a country that so recently harboured ambitions as a great regional power, Turkey is offering an unedifyingly feeble...

    11. October 8, 2014

      Poland cuts rates as Germany and Russia fears weigh on economy

      Poland cut its main interest rate by a bigger than expected 50 basis points on Wednesday. The central bank moved to protect...

    12. October 1, 2014

      Young researcher’s breakthrough spurs business ambitions

      Joanna Jurek, who has just turned 18, has come up with what great scientists have failed to produce during decades of cancer...

    13. September 14, 2014

      Poland to withdraw from Visegrad defence radar project

      Poland is on the brink of pulling out of a joint defence project with its central European allies. Its withdrawal would be a...

    14. September 12, 2014

      Why a Canadian expert on Warsaw’s past is inspired by its future

      She was born in Victoria, British Columbia, into a family of elite military heritage. And with her poise, big green eyes and...

    15. September 5, 2014

      Alstom accused of bribing officials to win contracts

      Alstom, the French conglomerate that is selling its power business to General Electric, has been accused by UK prosecutors...

    16. The World

      August 31, 2014

      Poland cheers Tusk’s departure to Europe’s top table

        © Getty By Henry Foy in Warsaw Pride and relief mixed on the streets of Warsaw the morning after Polish prime minister...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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