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Polish president sends condolences after Kofi Annan death
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 18:20:00 +0200
Poland's president has sent condolences after the death of former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan.
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Silver foxes head to Warsaw for seniors' parade
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 16:00:00 +0200
Silver foxes are to hit the streets of Warsaw on Saturday in a Mature and Great parade for seniors, headed by Poland's oldest DJ, Wika, who turns 80 this year.
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Three dead in Ukrainian tour bus crash
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 12:08:00 +0200
Three people have died after a Ukrainian tourist bus drove off a slope and rolled in southeastern Poland on the night between Friday and Saturday.
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Orthodox Christians flock to Polish holy site
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 10:30:00 +0200
Thousands of Polish Orthodox Christians have gathered at the Holy Mount of Grabarka in eastern Poland for the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord, which is celebrated on 18 and 19 of August.
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Polish president touches down in Melbourne
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 19:40:00 +0200
A commercial jet carrying Polish President Andrzej Duda on a trip to Australia and New Zealand landed in Melbourne on Friday afternoon Polish time, a news agency reported.
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Ukrainian expelled from Poland aided Russia’s 'hybrid warfare': reports
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 18:30:00 +0200
A Ukrainian woman who has been expelled from Poland aided Russia in its "hybrid warfare" against the West, according to reports by a Moldova-based website.
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Polish theatre company praised in Scotland
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:27:09 +0200
Polish theatre company Teatr Biuro Podróży has been awarded the Herald Archangel Award in Scotland for their "consistent contribution to Edinburgh over the years."
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Man dies after being hit by roller coaster in Poland
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:06:24 +0200
A maintenance worker has died after being hit by a roller coaster at an amusement park in southern Poland, a news agency reported on Friday.
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Film tribute to Polish pilots in Battle of Britain hits Polish cinemas
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 14:23:21 +0200
The Polish-language version of David Blair's "Hurricane", a feature film about Polish pilots' efforts in the Battle of Britain, hits Polish movie theatres on Friday.
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Polish central bank commemorates independence anniversary
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 14:00:00 +0200
The National Bank of Poland has put into circulation a silver collector's coin to mark the centenary of the country’s regained independence.
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New tombstone in Switzerland for Polish diplomat who helped Jews in WWII
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:30:00 +0200
A new tombstone will be placed at a Swiss cemetery for a Polish diplomat who helped Jews during World War II, a news agency reported on Friday.
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Tombstone in Switzerland for Polish diplomat who helped Jews in WWII
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:30:00 +0200
A new tombstone will be placed at a Swiss cemetery for a Polish diplomat who helped Jews during World War II, a news agency reported on Friday.
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Polish holiday-makers seek out nudist beaches: report
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 12:50:26 +0200
Polish holiday-makers are increasingly interested in nudist beaches, according to Noclegi.pl, a Polish search engine for lodging reservations.
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Warsaw concert to celebrate 1920's 'Miracle at the Vistula'
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:20:43 +0200
A concert dedicated to the Battle of Warsaw, a Polish military victory in the 1920 Polish-Soviet war known also as the Miracle at the Vistula, will be performed near Warsaw's Old Town on Friday.
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Polish president sets off on historic trip to Australia and New Zealand
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:41:16 +0200
President Andrzej Duda is to focus on political, economic and defence issues and the Polish communities in Australia and New Zealand as he embarks on Thursday on the first ever official visit of a Polish head of state to those countries, the president's...
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Polish ruling party maintains lead: poll
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:30:00 +0200
Poland’s ruling conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party would win 38 percent of the vote if parliamentary elections were to be held this week, according to a new poll.
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Football: Legia Warsaw’s Europa League hopes end in Luxembourg
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:00:00 +0200
Polish football champions Legia Warsaw have seen their hopes of qualifying for the Europa League group stage crushed by F91 Dudelange, a semi-professional side from Luxembourg.
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President praises Polish athletes for successes in Berlin
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:00:00 +0200
President Andrzej Duda has thanked Poland's track-and-field team for its successes at the European Athletics Championships in Berlin.
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Football: Poland falls to No. 18 in FIFA ranking
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 15:14:00 +0200
Poland's national football team has moved down from eighth to 18th place in the latest FIFA ranking.
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Consumer watchdog okays possible takeover of Polish national carrier
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 15:14:00 +0200
A possible takeover of Poland’s national carrier LOT by a new state-controlled company, Polish Air Group, was on Thursday given the green light by the country’s consumer watchdog.
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BREAKING: President vetoes changes to how Poland elects MEPs
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 14:48:00 +0200
President Andrzej Duda said on Thursday he would veto legislation sponsored by Poland’s ruling conservatives aiming to change the way in which the country chooses its MEPs in elections next year.
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President vetoes changes to how Poland elects MEPs
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 14:48:00 +0200
President Andrzej Duda said on Thursday he would veto legislation sponsored by Poland’s ruling conservatives aiming to change the way in which the country chooses its MEPs in elections next year.
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Rescuers search for missing children at Polish beach
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 14:25:00 +0200
Divers and rescuers are to search for two of three siblings who disappeared under powerful waves at a Polish beach where swimming was prohibited.
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Polish auditors criticise foreign-currency mortgage practices
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 14:19:43 +0200
Poland’s central audit office (NIK) said on Thursday that consumer protection authorities in 2005-2013 reacted too late to unfair practices by banks offering foreign-currency mortgages.
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President says he 'cannot see justification' for 'drastic' EP voting rules
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:30:00 +0200
President Andrzej Duda has said that he "cannot see justification" for "drastic" planned government reform of rules for how Poland will elect its members of the European Parliament next year.
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Poland’s Wrocław offers some of Europe’s best ice cream: Guardian
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:12:00 +0200
The south-western Polish city of Wrocław offers some of the best ice cream in Europe, according to Britain’s The Guardian daily.
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Athletics: Gold for Poland’s Włodarczyk in Berlin
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 23:50:00 +0200
Poles won another three medals on the last day of the European Athletics Championships in Berlin on Sunday, with Anita Włodarczyk taking the gold in the women's hammer throw.
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British cellist at festival in Poland
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 09:55:00 +0200
Prominent British cellist Steven Isserlis is a special guest at the Music in Old Kraków festival, which opens on Wednesday in the southern Polish city.
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Polish victims of Soviet secret police remembered
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 09:00:00 +0200
Tens of thousands of ethnic Poles killed in the former USSR in the late 1930s were remembered at memorial ceremonies over the weekend.
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Man dies after being hit by roller coaster in Poland
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:06:24 +0200
A maintenance worker has died after being hit by a roller coaster at an amusement park in southern Poland, a news agency reported on Friday.
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Polish theatre company praised in Scotland
Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:27:09 +0200
Polish theatre company Teatr Biuro Podróży has been awarded the Herald Archangel Award in Scotland for their "consistent contribution to Edinburgh over the years."
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Rescuers search for missing children at Polish beach
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 14:25:00 +0200
Divers and rescuers are to search for two of three siblings who disappeared under powerful waves at a Polish beach where swimming was prohibited.
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EU steps up case against Poland over judicial changes
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:25:00 +0200
The European Commission on Tuesday reiterated its view that a Polish Supreme Court law was incompatible with EU law and that it undermined the principle of judicial independence, including the irremovability of judges.
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Auschwitz martyr remembered on death anniversary
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:54:00 +0200
Events were on Tuesday held at the site of the former Nazi German concentration camp of Auschwitz to mark the 77th anniversary of the death of Saint Maksymilian Kolbe, a Polish Franciscan monk who volunteered to die for another prisoner in 1941.
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More companies with foreign capital set up in Poland: report
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 13:00:00 +0200
Foreigners set up 3,658 enterprises in Poland in the first six months of 2018, according to the Puls Biznesu daily.
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Polish auditors criticise foreign-currency mortgage practices
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 14:19:43 +0200
Poland’s central audit office (NIK) said on Thursday that consumer protection authorities in 2005-2013 reacted too late to unfair practices by banks offering foreign-currency mortgages.
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Poland’s Włodarczyk awarded 2012 Olympic gold after rival disqualified
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:26:00 +0200
Polish hammer thrower Anita Włodarczyk said on Tuesday that she has been officially awarded the gold from the 2012 London Olympics after a Russian rival was stripped of her medal for a doping violation.
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Boost for campaign against relocation of monument to fallen Poles: report
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:39:00 +0200
A group trying to stop the relocation of a monument to Poles massacred by the Soviets in World War II from its site in Jersey City in the US has won a major victory, a newspaper has reported.
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Polish economy grew 5.1% in Q2 2018: flash estimate
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:18:00 +0200
The Polish economy grew 5.1 percent in the second quarter of this year, the country’s Central Statistical Office (GUS) said in a flash estimate on Tuesday.
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Polish woman attacked in Britain
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:37:00 +0200
A Polish national was assaulted in the British city of Tipton on racial grounds, a UK-based daily reported.
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Warsaw readies for massive military parade
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 14:00:00 +0200
More than 100 airplanes and helicopters, 200-plus military vehicles and over 1,500 troops are expected to take part in an annual military parade in Warsaw as Poland prepares to mark Armed Forces Day on Wednesday.
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Almost 2 million passengers at Warsaw airport in July: report
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 11:00:00 +0200
Warsaw’s Chopin Airport says it handled more than 1.9 million passengers in July, its highest figure for that month on record.
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Polish ruling party with healthy lead in new poll
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 11:00:00 +0200
Poland’s ruling conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party is backed by 41.8 percent of voters who say they would take part in parliamentary elections, according to the latest survey by pollster Estymator.
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Massive military parade in Warsaw
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:00:00 +0200
More than 100 airplanes and helicopters, 200-plus military vehicles and over 1,500 troops were expected to take part in an annual military parade in Warsaw as Poland marked Armed Forces Day on Wednesday.
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Thousands of pilgrims arrive at Polish shrine ahead of Catholic feast
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:40:00 +0200
Thousands of pilgrims were on Tuesday arriving at a shrine in southern Poland ahead of a major Catholic holiday, a news agency reported.
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Polish inflation at 2 percent in July: stats office
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:25:44 +0200
Inflation in Poland stood at 2 percent in year-on-year terms in July, the country’s Central Statistical Office (GUS) said on Tuesday.
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Polish woman attacked in Britain: report
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:37:00 +0200
A Polish national was last week assaulted in the English town of Tipton "on racial grounds," a UK-based daily has reported.
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New Music Centre for Poland’s Kraków
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 18:30:00 +0200
An architectural competition has been announced for the design of a Music Centre to be built in Kraków, southern Poland.
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Polish police bust international drug trail
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:58:00 +0200
Polish police have cracked down on a drug trail stretching from the Netherlands to Poland, Poland's Central Bureau of Police Investigation (CBŚP) has said.
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Hundreds evacuated as unexploded WW II bombs found in Polish seabed
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:00:00 +0200
Hundreds of people have been evacuated as experts on Monday pulled unexploded World War II bombs out of a seabed in north-western Poland.
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