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Turkey lifts visa requirements for Poles

Turkey lifts visa requirements for Poles

The prime minister of Turkey has announced in Warsaw that visa requirements will be dropped for Poles as part of talks marking 600 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries. “Every modern inhabitant of Lehistan, meaning Poland,...

Ewa Mielnicka crowned new Miss Poland

Ewa Mielnicka crowned new Miss Poland

Twenty-two-year-old model Ewa Mielnicka has been voted Miss Poland in a competition to find the most beautiful woman in the country. Nine ladies competed in the final, but the jury decided to award the prize to Mielnicka, who wowed the crowd...

'Tolerance Rainbow' torched once again

'Tolerance Rainbow' torched once again

A man was arrested on Sunday morning after he set alight a controversial Warsaw rainbow installation that is regarded as a symbol of tolerance towards the LGBT community. Kamil S. (full name withheld under Polish privacy laws) was apparently...

Fourth opposition MP loses job in travel expenses affair

Fourth opposition MP loses job in travel expenses affair

Zbigniew Girzynski has become the fourth member of conservative opposition party Law and Justice to lose his job over allegations of filing dishonest travel expense claims. ''In view of concerns that may arise about my working trips, I would...

Trzaskowski: Poland will not soften stance on Russia sanctions

Trzaskowski: Poland will not soften stance on Russia sanctions

Poland is against loosening its sanctions against Russia because of a lack of deescalation of the conflict in in Ukraine, European Affairs Minister Rafal...

Pole 'killed by separatists' in Ukraine

Pole 'killed by separatists' in Ukraine

Poland's foreign ministry has announced that a Polish man has died in hospital after reportedly being shot by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.According...

Frozen child woken from coma

Frozen child woken from coma

A two-year-old boy's condition is improving after the child was found freezing on Sunday having spent the night outdoors in Raclawice, southern Poland....

US visa rejections for Poles at all-time low

US visa rejections for Poles at all-time low

Latest figures released by the US State Department, Tuesday, show that the number of rejections of tourist visa applications submitted by Poles has dropped...

PM Kopacz in Prague: no change on Russian sanctions

PM Kopacz in Prague: no change on Russian sanctions

Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz reaffirmed that Poland has no immediate plans to drop sanctions imposed on Russia, during a meeting with her Czech counterpart...

Dominican Republic expects severe sentence for alleged paedophile priest

Dominican Republic expects severe sentence for alleged paedophile priest

The attorney general of the Dominican Republic has met with his Polish counterpart in Warsaw and is expecting a severe sentence for a Polish priest suspected...

Polish apple sales rising

Polish apple sales rising

A campaign encouraging Poles to buy locally-produced apples is continuing to prosper two months after it was launched to help counteract Russia's import...

PM Kopacz: elections ‘a victory for Polish democracy’

PM Kopacz: elections ‘a victory for Polish democracy’

Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz has hailed Sunday’s local elections as a win for Civic Platform, as the ruling centre-right party managed to win mayoral posts...

Donald Tusk takes over European Council presidency

Donald Tusk takes over European Council presidency

Former Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk officially takes over the presidency of the European Council on Monday. Donald Tusk was voted into office at...

Polish Radio External Service starts cooperation with POLISH EXPRESS

Polish Radio External Service starts cooperation with POLISH EXPRESS

On December 1st English language section of Polish Radio External Service launched a cooperation with Polishexpress.co.uk – an internet service for Poles...

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