Poland to spend millions to create digital Smolensk plane
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:42:00 GMT
The Polish defence ministry will spend over PLN 3.5 million (EUR 820,000) to develop a system which can create a digital version of the presidential plane which crashed in Smolensk in 2010, according to a report.
Deputy PM says Poland won’t accept relocated refugees
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:23:00 GMT
Poland will not agree to the EU’s system for relocating refugees, a deputy PM has said after the EU’s migration chief last week warned the European Commission had “the tools and the power” to ensure member states would accommodate migrants.
Polish man detained on paedophilia charges
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:46:00 GMT
A Polish man suspected of sexually abusing his six-year-old son has been detained in a joint operation by Polish and Romanian police.
Visegrad Group leaders to meet in Warsaw
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:30:00 GMT
The leaders of the four Visegrad Group countries will discuss Brexit and the migration crisis at a meeting in Warsaw on Tuesday.
V4 leaders at Innovators Summit in Warsaw
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:30:00 GMT
The leaders of Visegrad Group countries will take part in an international Innovators Summit in Warsaw.
NATO troops meet residents in south-western Poland
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:38:00 GMT
A NATO multinational battalion battle group met residents of the south-western Polish city of Wrocław on Monday during a picnic and a show of military equipment.
American Jewish Committee opens office in Poland
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 07:44:00 GMT
The American Jewish Committee, a Jewish advocacy organisation, is set to open its Central European office in the Polish capital on Monday.
European Union is not just Donald Tusk: Polish PM
Sun, 26 Mar 2017 13:49:00 GMT
Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło said that the EU has “deep meaning” for Poland and cannot be limited to just European Council head Donald Tusk.
Auschwitz protesters will be charged: police
Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:29:00 GMT
Polish police have said that the eleven people who staged a protest at the gates of the Auschwitz museum on Friday will be charged with causing insult at a symbolic location.
Opposition party submits resolution for gov’t constructive no-confidence vote
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:38:28 GMT
The largest opposition party in Poland has motioned for a constructive vote of no confidence against the ruling Law and Justice (PiS), while a PiS spokeswoman said it has “no chance of success”.
Pepper spray likely led to Polish students being hospitalised: police
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:42:00 GMT
A can of pepper spray was found at a school in northern Poland where dozens of students were hospitalised on Thursday, police have said.
Polish defence minister: exodus from army was larger under previous gov’t
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:31:00 GMT
Polish Defence Minister Antoni Macierewicz has said that the current wave of resignations in the country’s armed forces was eclipsed by that seen during the previous government.
Pole among victims injured in London terror attack: British PM
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:11:00 GMT
One of the victims injured in Wednesday’s terror attack in central London is from Poland, British Prime Minister Theresa May has said.
Polish police bust suspected drug gang
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:15:00 GMT
Five men and two women have been detained in a crackdown on a gang suspected of involvement in prostitution, people trafficking, and producing and selling drugs, Polish police have said.
Polish oak wins 'European Tree of the Year' award
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 13:12:00 GMT
Oak Józef (Joseph), in the village of Wiśniowa, south-eastern Poland, has been voted the European Tree of the Year 2017.
Gov’t bill on media ownership by the summer?
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:29:27 GMT
Polish Deputy Culture Minister Jarosław Sellin has said he hopes a government bill on media ownership will be ready to be unveiled this summer.
Eleven taken to hospital in Polish anthrax scare
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:01:00 GMT
Eleven people have been taken to hospital for observation following an anthrax scare at a district court in Koszalin, northwestern Poland, public broadcaster TVP has reported.
Prosecutors hear Tusk acted against Polish interests after Smolensk disaster
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:15:00 GMT
Poland’s defence minister has informed the prosecutor’s office, claiming that former Prime Minister Donald Tusk acted against the country's interests following the 2010 Smolensk disaster, a government spokesman has said.
Poland in 46th place in World Happiness Report
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:19:00 GMT
Norway is at the top of an annual survey which ranks 155 countries by their happiness levels.
Polish man sentenced for being a Russian spy
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:54:00 GMT
A Polish lawyer accused of spying for Russia’s military intelligence has been sentenced to four years in jail.