Tens of thousands of people have turned out to protest in Poland against a new law that they say strips the country's top court of its independence
The EU Commission is suing Poland at the European Court of Justice for its decision to force judges to retire. Poland breached fundamental EU values in doing so, the EU says.
Demonstrations took place across Poland as President Andrzej Duda signed into law a measure that enables the right-wing ruling PiS Party handpick the next chief justice.
The film "Kler" ("Clergy") has only just been released in Poland. Hardly anyone has seen it yet, but already it's adding fuel to the fire in the debate about abuse within the country's powerful Catholic Church.
Malgorzata Gersdorf has defied a controversial new Polish law forcing all judges into retirement at 65. A former labor leader who helped topple Communism in the country has warned of a potential "civil war."
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