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(...)

Protesters raise candles during a protest on Thursday night in front of the presidential palace in Warsaw, Poland. Photograph:  Adam Chelstowski/AFP/Getty Images

Tens of thousands of Poles protested on Thursday against a new law that allows parliament to appoint supreme court judges, defying a European Union wa(...)