Polish president Andrzej Duda attends a meeting with local residents in Odrzywol village, east-central Poland, on Monday. Photograph: EPA

More than 77 per cent of Poles living in Ireland who participated in Poland’s presidential election voted against the winner of Sunday’s vote Andrzej (...)

Andrzej Duda, Poland’s president, flanked by his wife Agata Kornhauser Duda and daughter Kinga Duda as exit polls are announced near Pultusk Castle in Pultusk, Poland, on Sunday. Photograph: Piotr Malecki/Bloomberg

The map of Poland’s presidential election tells its own story. It is quite, quite starkly, west versus east, one in red, the other white, the frontier(...)

Incumbent president Andrzej Duda flashes a victory sign in Pultusk, Poland on Sunday. Duda, a conservative, emerged victorious from a tight race against liberal Warsaw mayor Rafal Trzaskowski. Photograph: Czarek Sokolowski/AP

Andrzej Duda has won Poland’s presidential election, after a bitter campaign that laid bare the deep social, cultural and geographical faultlines in t(...)

Polish President  Andrzej Duda won 45.24 per cent of votes in the presidential election. Photograph: Tytus Zmijewski/EPA.

Poland’s incumbent Andrzej Duda won the most votes in Sunday’s presidential election, but fell short of the 50 per cent he needed to win without a sec(...)

Polish president Andrzej Duda addressing supporters in Lowicz on Sunday as exit poll results were announced. Photograph:  Wojtek Radwanski/AFP via Getty Images

Incumbent Andrzej Duda won the most votes in the first round of the Polish presidential election on Sunday, an exit poll showed, setting the stage for(...)

Polish president Andrzej Duda Duda was in Washington on Wednesday to get the endorsement of his ideological ally Donald Trump. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA/Bloomberg

Alot is at stake in Sunday’s Polish presidential election. Although the president cannot introduce legislation without parliamentary approval, a veto (...)

People take part in a rainbow disco flashmob in front of the Presidential Palace in Warsaw, Poland, amid attacks on the LGBT community by president Andrzej Duda. Photograph: AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski

Poland’s president has revived an attack campaign on the country’s LGBT community, warning Poles to be vigilant against “foreign” attempts to co-opt t(...)

Prague mayor Zdenek Hrib, Budapest mayor Gergely Karacsony, Bratislava mayor Matus Vallo and Warsaw mayor Rafal Trzaskowski shake hands after signing the Pact of Free Cities at the Central European University in Budapest on Monday. Photograph: Tamas Kaszas/Reuters

The leaders of the so-called Visegrad Four countries have ganged up against Brussels on issues including immigration, climate change and the rule of l(...)

Former Polish Prime Minister and newly elected President of the European Council, Donald Tusk: The European Commission took a cautious approach to British prime minister David Cameron’s immigration announcement. Photograph: Piotr Wittman/EPA

The European Commission took a cautious approach to British prime minister David Cameron’s announcement yesterday that he will curb EU migrants’ acce(...)