News from The News:
Open air jazz festival starts in Warsaw
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:39:00 +0200
The 23rd International Open Air Jazz Festival at Warsaw’s Old Town district starts on Saturday.
© The News
Bomb scare holds up Warsaw-Berlin train
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 10:48:00 +0200
A train travelling from Warsaw to Berlin was halted for seven hours between Wednesday and Thursday following a bomb scare.
© The News
Orlen signs deal with Lithuanian railways
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 09:44:35 +0200
Polish state-owned refiner Orlen has signed a deal with Lithuanian State Railways, which is likely to improve the finances of Orlen's plant in Mažeikiai, in north-western Lithuania.
© The News
Poland will not raise threat level after cyber attack
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:09:48 +0200
Poland has decided not to raise the national threat level following Tuesday’s cyber attack which affected scores of businesses around the world.
© The News
EU prolongs sanctions against Russia
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:34:26 +0200
The European Union’s 28 members have unanimously decided to officially extend economic sanctions against Russia by another six months, the European Council has said.
© The News
Polish PM talks trade with Azerbaijani president
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:10:03 +0200
Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło has talked trade partnership in the field of transport, infrastructure and logistics with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in Warsaw.
© The News
EU suggests limiting budget for disrespect of rule of law
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:57:09 +0200
A link between respect for the rule of law by European Union members and allocation of funds by the bloc has been made in the European Commission’s latest budget reflection paper.
© The News
"Wawel at dusk" music festival starts Saturday
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:10:21 +0200
The ninth annual summer-time “Wawel at dusk” classical music festival in the courtyard of the Wawel Royal Castle in Kraków starts this Saturday.
© The News
Minister hopes Poland’s A1 highway will be completed by 2021
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:33:43 +0200
Poland’s infrastructure minister has expressed hope that the country’s A1 highway – running from north to south – will be completed by 2021.
© The News
Sixty-one percent against Polish humanitarian corridors: study
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:30:40 +0200
Sixty-one percent of Poles are critical of the Catholic Church’s suggestion to set up humanitarian corridors in Poland, according to a study for the Rzeczpospolita daily.
© The News
Lord Mayor of London visits Poland
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:39:08 +0200
Lord Mayor of London Andrew Parmley, who will be in Warsaw on Wednesday, said he wants closer contacts with Poland as his country plans its exit from the European Union.
© The News
Football: Polish team advances to record-high 6th place in FIFA ranking
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:24:53 +0200
The Polish national football team will advance to a record high sixth place in the July FIFA ranking, local media report.
© The News
Polish PM calls crisis meeting over cyber attacks
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:14:11 +0200
Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło has called a crisis meeting following a series of cyber attacks which have caused havoc around the globe.
© The News
Poland to receive less funds from EU?
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:00:00 +0200
The European Commission is set to shortly present its new draft budget, with Poland likely to receive less than expected, according to unofficial information obtained by Polish Radio.
© The News
President Duda to represent Poland at Kohl funeral ceremonies
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:26:00 +0200
President Andrzej Duda will represent Poland at funeral ceremonies on Saturday for former Chancellor Helmut Kohl, the architect of Germany's reunification in 1990.
© The News
Local police chief fired over clashes at Polish rally
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:36:00 +0200
A police chief in the city of Radom, central Poland, has been fired after clashes at rally by the anti-government Committee for the Defence of Democracy (KOD).
© The News
Brussels hosts exhibition on Polish Righteous
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:09:00 +0200
An exhibition entitled “The Good Samaritans from Poland” has opened at the European Parliament in Brussels.
© The News
New healthcare funding system in Poland
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:04:00 +0200
A list of hospitals which will be grouped into a network will be announced on Tuesday as the government introduces a new system for healthcare funding in Poland.
© The News
Polish police swoop on suspected fuel gang
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:29:00 +0200
Fifteen people suspected of being part of a gang that illegally sold fuel have been detained after a series of raids by hundreds of Polish police, customs and tax officers.
© The News
Decade marked since Auschwitz official UNESCO renaming
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:13:15 +0200
The camp in southern Poland was officially renamed by UNESCO to “Auschwitz-Birkenau. Nazi Germany's concentration and extermination camp (1940–45)” on 27 June 2007.
© The News
Jasiński reelected Orlen’s CEO
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:44:12 +0200
PKN Orlen, one of Poland’s largest crude oil refiners, has reelected CEO Wojciech Jasiński for a three-year term.
© The News
Chess success for Poles
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:30:00 +0200
Polish chess players on Monday won the bronze medal at the World Team Championship in Russia, their first ever at such an event.
© The News
Most important news of The News:
Poland could break off US deal for anti-missile shield: report
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:19:50 +0200
Poland could break off negotiations with the US to purchase a Patriot anti-missile shield over a disagreement about the deal, the Dziennik Gazeta Prawna daily has said.
© The News
Poles among Spanish forest fire evacuees
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 23:13:00 +0200
Sixty-one Polish tourists were among the roughly 2,000 people evacuated after a blaze in La Penuela park, southern Spain, started on Saturday night, Poland's Foreign Ministry has said.
© The News
Chopin Competition to mark 100 years of Polish independence
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 14:00:00 +0200
An international Chopin Competition featuring period pianos is to be held in Warsaw in September 2018 to mark 100 years of Poland's independence after 123 years of foreign rule.
© The News
Polish PM calls crisis meeting over cyber attacks
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:14:11 +0200
Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło has called a crisis meeting following a series of cyber attacks which have caused havoc around the globe.
© The News
First ever Polish Radio business awards
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 10:30:00 +0200
Polish Radio's first ever business awards were handed out on Friday night, under the auspices of Poland's finance, development and digitalisation ministries.
© The News
Cycling: Poland’s Kwiatkowski to ride in Tour de France 2017
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:26:29 +0200
Michał Kwiatkowski, one of Poland’s most respected cyclists was announced a part of Team Sky’s lineup for this year’s coveted Tour de France race.
© The News
Polish PM at EU summit
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:47:00 +0200
Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło is attending a European Union summit on Thursday and Friday dealing with regional security and Brexit.
© The News
New commission probes property restitution scandal in Poland
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:22:00 +0200
A powerful new commission set up to probe controversial property restitution cases in Poland on Monday started hearings into a suspected web of malpractice.
© The News
Unemployment in Poland drops again
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:15:00 +0200
Unemployment in Poland dropped to 7.4 percent in May, 0.3 percentage points down on April, the country’s Central Statistical Office said on Monday.
© The News
Huge 'Heritage' exhibition to open in Poland
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:22:06 +0200
Some 650 objects key to Poland’s cultural identity will be on show at the National Museum in Kraków’s “Dziedzictwo” (Heritage) exhibition, which will launch on Thursday.
© The News
Tennis: Poland’s Kubot into doubles semi-final in Halle
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:56:00 +0200
Poland’s Łukasz Kubot and his Brazilian partner Marcelo Melo have made it through to the semi-finals of the doubles in the ATP tennis tournament in Halle, Spain.
© The News
Poland records surprisingly low budget deficit in year to May
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:30:00 +0200
Poland's finance ministry has announced a surprisingly low budget deficit for the year to May of just 0.3 percent of the projected total for 2017.
© The News
Trump Warsaw schedule ready
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:43:00 +0200
The schedule for US President Donald Trump's July visit to the Polish capital is now ready, a Polish presidential spokesman has said.
© The News
Boxing: Poland's Adamek beats Australia's Haumono
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 12:00:00 +0200
Poland's Tomek Adamek has made a triumphant comeback to heavyweight boxing, beating Australia's Solomon Haumomo 3:0 (99:91, 99:91, 100:90) in Gdańsk, northern Poland, on Saturday.
© The News
Poland has taken in 1.4m Ukrainians, has clear conscience: MEP
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:51:00 +0200
Poland has taken in 1.4 million Ukrainians, but EU leaders have refused to take that into account amid tensions over proposed immigrant quotas, Polish MEP Jacek Saryusz-Wolski has said.
© The News
Polish police swoop on suspected fuel gang
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:29:00 +0200
Fifteen people suspected of being part of a gang that illegally sold fuel have been detained after a series of raids by hundreds of Polish police, customs and tax officers.
© The News
Top officials at mass as Polish PM’s son starts out as priest
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:30:00 +0200
Prime Minister Beata Szydło, the head of the Poland’s ruling conservatives and top officials on Monday took part in a mass launching the premier’s son in his career as a newly ordained Roman Catholic priest.
© The News
Health clinics set for comeback in Polish schools
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:31:00 +0200
Health clinics are likely to start reappearing in Polish schools from 2018, Health Minister Konstanty Radziwiłł said on Monday.
© The News
EU says UK's offer for EU citizens post Brexit not good enough
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 12:00:00 +0200
Britain's prime minister has restated her "fair and serious" proposed guarantees for EU citizens in the UK post-Brexit but the bloc's top officials said they fall short of expectations.
© The News
Culture ministry to support Polish museum
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:47:50 +0200
The Polish culture ministry will support most of the costs of the Museum of Poles who saved Jews during World War II.
© The News
150 Jews and Poles in 'Ride for the Living' cycling event
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:34:00 +0200
Some 150 people have taken part in a 90km “Ride for the Living” bicycle rally which celebrates Jewish history and the revitalization of Jewish culture in Poland.
© The News
Polish crew uninjured in Italy helicopter fire
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:10:38 +0200
The crew of a Polish helicopter which burst into flames after an emergency landing near Padua, northern Italy, safely escaped before the fire erupted, the Italian Air Force has said.
© The News
Decade marked since Auschwitz official UNESCO renaming
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:13:15 +0200
The camp in southern Poland was officially renamed by UNESCO to “Auschwitz-Birkenau. Nazi Germany's concentration and extermination camp (1940–45)” on 27 June 2007.
© The News
Chess success for Poles
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:30:00 +0200
Polish chess players on Monday won the bronze medal at the World Team Championship in Russia, their first ever at such an event.
© The News
Poles first and third in speedway grand prix
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 10:01:00 +0200
Poland's Maciej Janowski has won his second Danish Speedway Grand Prix in a row.
© The News
© 2017 | 0.43 | 6 NewsWits.com