Opposition takes lead in opinion polls
Sat, 18 May 2013 08:40:00 GMT
Two opinion polls have found that support for Prime Minister Donald Tusk's ruling Civic Platform has slipped behind Poland's main opposition party Law and Justice (PiS).
Pet rescue foundation chief charged with cruelty
Fri, 17 May 2013 09:02:00 GMT
The head of an animal welfare foundation in Krakow, southern Poland, has been charged with cruelty to animals.
Remembering Irena Sendler
Thu, 16 May 2013 13:26:00 GMT
A lane between the Museum of the History of Polish Jews and the monument to the heroes of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in Warsaw has been named after Irena Sendler, who saved some 2, 500 Jewish children from the Holocaust.
Clinics line up for state IVF tender
Thu, 16 May 2013 08:54:00 GMT
Health Minister Bartosz Arlukowicz has announced that 37 clinics have signed up to take part in the government's tender over reimbursement for IVF treatment in Poland.
Trade union membership falls to all-time low in Poland
Thu, 16 May 2013 08:09:00 GMT
Only 10 percent of employees are members of a trade union in Poland, the lowest figure recorded since the fall of communism in 1989, finds a new survey.
Poland begins search for WWII mass graves
Wed, 15 May 2013 10:43:00 GMT
A search for mass graves of victims executed by the Nazi Germans in the first months of World War II was launched at Piasnica, northern Poland on Tuesday.
Bialystok mayor pledges action over racist attacks
Tue, 14 May 2013 10:01:00 GMT
The mayor of Bialystok, north eastern Poland, has pledged to take action after a trio of racist attacks in the city.
Ancient bird species fossil confirmed in Poland
Tue, 14 May 2013 09:05:00 GMT
The discovery of a previously unknown species of ancient bird has been confirmed after the fossilized remains were discovered near Rzeszow, south eastern Poland.
Protest after Krakow synagogue turned into nightclub
Mon, 13 May 2013 12:48:00 GMT
The chairman of the Jewish Community of Krakow (GWZK) is facing protest after a former synagogue was transformed into a nightclub.
Tourists' bodies discovered in Tatra mountains
Mon, 13 May 2013 09:06:00 GMT
Two bodies believed to be those of a German and Polish tourist who went missing last year have been found at different sites in the Tatra mountains of southern Poland.
14th Schuman Parade takes place in Warsaw
Sat, 11 May 2013 14:00:00 GMT
The 14th Schuman's Parade wound its way through central Warsaw, Saturday, organised annually in the capital by the pro-EU Robert Schuman Foundation.
'I'm the victim,' says Wawel Castle axe man
Fri, 10 May 2013 12:26:00 GMT
A 48-year-old man who apparently terrorised tourists at Krakow's Wawel Castle with an axe on Wednesday is denying the charges against him.
Protest over pending Wroclaw Roma eviction
Thu, 09 May 2013 14:14:00 GMT
Human rights groups are defending a group of Romanian Roma, who local government want evicted from an encampment in Wroclaw, south western Poland.
Krakow's Jagiellonian University tops rankings
Thu, 09 May 2013 13:58:00 GMT
The Jagiellonian University (UJ) in Krakow, southern Poland, has emerged in first place once again in a national ranking of institutions of higher education.
Baby pygmy hippo faces the cameras
Thu, 09 May 2013 13:33:00 GMT
A baby pygmy hippopotamus, born in Krakow Zoo on 16 April, was revealed to the public for the first time on Wednesday.
'Wawel is my home' says Krakow axe man
Thu, 09 May 2013 09:08:00 GMT
A 48-year-old man who threatened tourists with an axe at Krakow's Wawel Castle on Wednesday claimed that the former royal citadel was his home, police say.
Axe-wielding man arrested at Wawel Castle, Krakow
Wed, 08 May 2013 11:00:00 GMT
A 48 year-old man has been arrested at the historic Wawel Castle in Krakow, southern Poland, after he attacked a group of tourists and a priest with an axe.
Napoleon's Polish marshal Prince Poniatowski honoured
Wed, 08 May 2013 07:00:00 GMT
Wreaths were laid on Tuesday at the statue of Prince Jozef Poniatowski in Warsaw on the 250th anniversary of the soldier's birth.
Search for communist victim remains renewed
Tue, 07 May 2013 14:20:00 GMT
The second phase of a search for the remains of Polish resistance leaders eliminated by communist authorities has been announced in Warsaw.
Swedish family seeks damages in bungled breast op trial
Tue, 07 May 2013 10:08:00 GMT
The case of a Swedish woman who suffered brain damage during a 2010 breast enlargement operation goes before a court in Gdansk on Tuesday.