President vetoes changes to how Poland elects MEPs
16 Aug 2018 at 5:48am
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.
Rescuers search for missing children at Polish beach
16 Aug 2018 at 5:25am
Divers and rescuers are to search for two of three siblings who disappeared under powerful waves at a Polish beach where swimming was prohibited.
President says he 'cannot see justification' for 'drastic' EP voting rules
16 Aug 2018 at 1:30am
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.
Planes in the sky, Polish troops on parade on Armed Forces Day
15 Aug 2018 at 8:35am
Some 100 aeroplanes and helicopters, 1,500 troops and dozens of military vehicles took part in an annual parade in central Warsaw as Poland marked Armed Forces Day on Wednesday.
Polish Catholics mark Feast of Assumption
15 Aug 2018 at 4:37am
Poles headed to churches in droves on Wednesday as the country celebrated the Catholic Feast of the Assumption.
Massive military parade in Warsaw
15 Aug 2018 at 4:00am
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.
Orthodox Christians head to Holy Mount in Poland
15 Aug 2018 at 1:30am
Groups of Polish Orthodox Christians are on their way to the Holy Mount of Grabarka near Siemiatycze in eastern Poland for the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord, celebrated on August 18 and 19.
Auschwitz martyr remembered on death anniversary
14 Aug 2018 at 5:54am
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.
Poland's local elections to take place October 21
14 Aug 2018 at 3:59am
Poles will head to the ballot box to vote in local government elections on October 21, officials announced on Tuesday.
Poland?s population set to shrink over next 25 years: stats office
14 Aug 2018 at 12:45am
Poland?s population is set to shrink by some 2.8 million over the next 25 years, and the country faces a period of demographic crisis, the Central Statistical Office has warned.
Polish police bust international drug ring
13 Aug 2018 at 7:50am
Polish police have cracked down on a drug ring stretching from the Netherlands to Poland, officers have said.
Hundreds evacuated as unexploded WW II bombs found in Polish seabed
13 Aug 2018 at 5:00am
Hundreds of people have been evacuated as experts on Monday pulled unexploded World War II bombs out of a seabed in north-western Poland.
Key 1920 battle against Bolsheviks reenacted near Warsaw
13 Aug 2018 at 12:30am
History enthusiasts have reenacted a key 1920 battle near Warsaw that helped save Poland?s newly regained independence, a news agency has reported.
Polish victims of Soviet secret police remembered
13 Aug 2018 at 12:00am
Tens of thousands of ethnic Poles killed in the former USSR in the late 1930s were remembered at memorial ceremonies over the weekend.
Warsaw readies for massive military parade
12 Aug 2018 at 5:00am
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.