US Ambassador: we don't see anything more we can do about Smolensk investigation
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 15:07:00 GMT
The US doesn't see how more it can help Warsaw in the investigation of the presidential plane crash in Smolensk, western Russia, US ambassador to Poland Paul W. Jones has said.
Tougher penalties planned for cruelty to animals in Poland
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:47:00 GMT
Experts and politicians across the spectrum in Poland have welcomed a government proposal seeking tougher penalties for cruelty to animals in the country.
Head of plane crash commission resigns
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 09:03:00 GMT
The head of a commission investigating the 2010 crash of the Polish presidential plane in Smolensk, western Russia, has stepped down from the post.
Poles drinking more wine
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 07:26:21 GMT
Poland’s wine market is expanding, posting an annual growth rate of five to six percent, one of the highest figures in Europe, according to media reports.
Polish judges halt cases in protest at changes to courts
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:02:00 GMT
Judges in Poland on Thursday halted proceedings for 40 minutes in protest at planned reforms of the judiciary by Poland’s ruling conservatives.
Spying probe in Poland is 'political': Donald Tusk
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 07:38:00 GMT
An ongoing spying probe being conducted by Polish authorities is political in nature, said former prime minister Donald Tusk who appeared as a witness on Wednesday.
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising anniversary remembered
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:02:00 GMT
Events around the Polish capital on Wednesday marked the 74th anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
Noisy reception for Tusk in Warsaw
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:51:00 GMT
Crowds of supporters and opponents turned out to meet European Council head Donald Tusk as he arrived in Warsaw to appear as a witness in a spying probe.
Sentence cut for Polish would-be parliamentary bomber
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 11:42:00 GMT
A court of appeal on Wednesday reduced a sentence for a university lecturer convicted of planning a terror attack on the Polish parliament from 13 to nine years in jail.
Polish police to train US soldiers on traffic regulations
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:29:00 GMT
Police in northeastern Poland are preparing to train American soldiers stationed in the region to teach them how to drive safely in this country.
Nineteen killed in Polish road accidents over Easter
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 10:23:00 GMT
Nineteen people were killed in 187 accidents on Polish roads since Saturday during the long Easter weekend, police have said.
Polish gov't 'will not allow' migrant crisis like that in Western Europe: minister
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:25:00 GMT
The Polish government will not allow a migrant crisis similar to that seen in Western Europe, Interior Minister Mariusz Błaszczak has said.
Polish ruling party ahead: surveys
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:00:00 GMT
Poland’s ruling conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party is backed by 28 percent of voters who say they would take part in parliamentary elections, according to a new survey by Kantar Public.
Nine-year-old with cut to neck
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 12:18:00 GMT
Police have apprehended a suspect after receiving a report of a nine-year-old boy with a cut to the neck on the night between Sunday and Monday, private broadcaster RMF24 said on its website.
Poland to increase funding for public broadcasters by tightening licencing
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 11:47:53 GMT
Poland's culture ministry wants more funding for public broadcasters through tightened laws on licensing fees in the second half of the year, Deputy Culture Minister Jarosław Sellin has said.
Vandal attacks Polish 'Cursed Soldiers' mural
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 16:14:00 GMT
The word “murderer” has been painted onto part of a Gdańsk mural depicting one of Poland's “Cursed Soldiers”, major Zygmunt Szendzielarz, also known as Łupaszko.
Over 700 motorbike accidents so far this year
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 12:08:24 GMT
More than 700 motorcycle accidents have already taken place on Polish roads this year, police have said in an appeal to riders to be careful and slow down.
Polish president, PM send Easter wishes
Sat, 15 Apr 2017 11:16:09 GMT
The Polish President has wished for unity this Easter, as Orthodox, Catholic and Evangelical Christians celebrate the feast on the same day in Julian and Gregorian calendars in 2017.
Three-quarters of Poles against accepting migrants from Middle East, Africa
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 12:51:00 GMT
A total of 74 percent of Poles are against the country accepting refugees from the Middle East and Africa, according to pollster CBOS.
Polish police call for caution over Easter period
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 08:57:10 GMT
The police in Poland have appealed for caution around the country over the Easter period.