Poland

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 16:20:00 GMT
Polish gov’t in push for more disabled-friendly infrastructure
Architectural barriers are expected to disappear in public institutions, schools and healthcare centres across Poland under a plan backed by the country’s government on Tuesday.

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 16:00:00 GMT
Poland’s biggest metal music festival opens
A metal music festival hailed by its organizers as Poland’s biggest starts on Tuesday in the southern Polish city of Kraków.

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 16:00:00 GMT
Nine detained over suspected PLN 1 bn fraud in Poland
Poland’s Central Anti-Corruption Bureau (CBA) has detained nine suspects over alleged fraud involving a tender for state-owned railway company PKP, state news agency PAP reported on Tuesday.

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:00:00 GMT
Massive NATO drills end in Poland
Some 18,000 soldiers from 12 NATO countries on Tuesday concluded large-scale maneuvers in Poland, the latest in a spate of military exercises in the country this year.

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:38:00 GMT
Polish gov’t backs tax exemptions for young
The Polish government on Tuesday approved plans to make people under 26 exempt from paying personal income tax.

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:15:00 GMT
Polish WWII general’s plane officially handed over to Poland
An aircraft once used by Polish Army General Kazimierz Sosnkowski during World War II was on Monday officially handed over to the Polish Army Museum during a ceremony in Warsaw.

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 10:41:00 GMT
Polish gymnasts win gold at European Games in Minsk
Polish gymnasts Łukasz Jaworski and Artur Zakrzewski took the gold in the men’s synchronised trampoline competition at the European Games in Minsk on Monday.

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Polish actor Kot to play inventor Tesla in new biopic
Polish actor Tomasz Kot is set to play celebrated Serbian-American inventor and futurist Nikola Tesla in a new biopic directed by Anand Tucker, the deadline.com website has reported.

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Poland braces for heatwave
The mercury is expected to hit 35 degrees Celsius in some parts of Poland this week, weather forecasters have warned.

Tue, 25 Jun 2019 01:00:00 GMT
EU court ruling with ‘no practical significance’ for Poland: FM
A ruling by the European Union's top court that Poland’s lowering of the retirement age for judges was unlawful has "no practical significance” because the country has since reversed the move, its foreign minister has said.

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 20:00:00 GMT
Biography of ‘Auschwitz volunteer’ published in English
A biography was set to be launched on Monday charting the extraordinary life of a Pole who volunteered to be sent to a German concentration camp in order to smuggle out intelligence to the Allies.

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 16:28:00 GMT
Deadly toll of long weekend in Poland
Police said on Monday that 39 people were killed on Polish roads from June 19 to 23 as holidaymakers headed off in droves for a long weekend, encouraged by warm weather.

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 16:00:00 GMT
Poland moves to upgrade rail links to Baltic ports
Billions worth of new rail infrastructure will help elevate the Polish ports of Gdańsk and Gdynia to the Baltic Sea’s largest port hub, the country’s prime minister said on Monday.

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 13:30:00 GMT
Conference aims to map out visions for Polish economy
A conference that aims to map out visions for Poland’s economic development in the decades ahead got under way in the north of the country on Monday.

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 13:08:00 GMT
Polish PM hails ‘revolutionary’ extended child benefits
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has said that offering benefits to all Polish families with children is “the best investment in the future of our nation."

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 12:30:00 GMT
23 drown in Poland over long weekend
Twenty-three people drowned in Poland during a long weekend from June 20 to June 23, the Government Centre for Security (RCB) said on Monday.

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 12:00:00 GMT
Polish president's right-hand man seeking job as deputy NATO chief
The Polish president’s right-hand man, Krzysztof Szczerski, has said he is seeking an international position as deputy head of NATO.

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 11:00:00 GMT
Polish music in Rome
The Basilica of Santa Maria in Rome’s Trastevere neighbourhood was the venue for a concert by the Górecki Chamber Choir from the southern Polish city of Kraków.

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 10:15:00 GMT
Polish retail sales up 5.6% y/y in May: stats office
Retail sales in Poland rose 5.6 percent in May compared with the same month a year earlier, the country’s Central Statistical Office (GUS) said on Monday.

Mon, 24 Jun 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Polish PM to open innovation conference, hold talks in Germany
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki was on Monday expected to attend the opening of an international research and innovation conference and hold talks in Germany.

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