Thousands took to the streets of several Polish cities to protest against the new government. A group calling itself the Committee for the Defense of Democracy organized the marches and opposition parties joined in.
Accusing the head of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) of failing to keep his word, outgoing foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel had some strong words for his colleagues. He cited a lack of respect.
Europe's highest court looks set to rule against what environmentalists see as an attack by Poland's nationalist government on the continent's oldest forest.
Ukraine's government has deported former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili to Poland. In an interview with DW, he called on Ukrainians to take to the streets in protest, and discussed his plans in Warsaw.
Set against EU chastisement of Warsaw and volatility in global share prices, the Polish economy and stock market remain oases of calm confidence. DW asked the new head of the Warsaw bourse, Marek Dietl, if it can last.
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