Wolves return to Warsaw area

2015-11-25 22:04

Wolves have returned to a large national park on the northern outskirts of Warsaw, decades after they were wiped out in the area under a hunt launched by the communist authorities.

Pope plans to visit Auschwitz

2015-11-09 17:52

Pope Francis intends to stop at the Auschwitz Nazi concentration camp when he visits Poland next year, Polish President Andrzej Duda says.

Sacked priest: Vatican making life 'hell' for gays

2015-10-29 05:18

A high-ranking Polish Catholic priest who was sacked after he came out as gay, has in a letter to the pope accused the Vatican of making the lives of homosexuals "a hell".

Polish parliament houses vial of pope's blood

2015-10-16 18:30

A vial containing pope John Paul II's blood has been installed in the Polish parliament's chapel for the veneration of devout Catholic lawmakers.

Russian ambassador says he regrets words that offended Poles

2015-09-28 14:23

Russia's ambassador to Poland has partly backtracked from an accusation that Poland bears some blame for starting World War II because of its policies in the 1930s, words that outraged Poles.

Growing east-west split over migrant quotas

2015-09-23 18:01

Four EU members, namely the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia, are at the forefront of a growing east-west split in the bloc after they voted against a controversial deal to relocate 120 000 refugees.

Polish twins reunited after almost 70 years

2015-08-28 12:01

Twin brothers who were separated shortly after they were born in Germany in 1946 to a former Polish forced labourer have been reunited, the Polish Red Cross reports.

Late Polish president's son-in-law held over fraud

2015-08-24 15:48

The son-in-law of Poland's late president, Lech Kaczynski, has been arrested in a case of the suspected embezzlement of at least $3.5m from a state fund for handicapped people.

Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 makes emergency landing in Warsaw

2015-07-30 16:39

A Turkish Airlines Boeing 777 en route to San Francisco has made an emergency landing safely in Warsaw.

Poland near-collision drone siezed

2015-07-22 16:13

A drone has been seized in Poland and a man questioned after a near-collision with a passenger plane.


Poland won't accept refugees after Paris attacks

2015-11-14 17:57

Poland will not take in refugees under a hotly contested EU programme to distribute them among member states because of the Paris attacks, the country's incoming European affairs minister says.

Migrant-smuggling ring that enslaved Pakistanis in EU busted

2015-11-03 21:01

Twenty-nine arrests have been made in Spain and Poland in raids targeting a migrant-smuggling operation that illegally brought Pakistanis to the EU and forced them to work in slave-like conditions upon arrival.

Women dominate Polish election, with 3 vying to lead country

2015-10-22 10:17

Poland's upcoming general elections are making history by having three women campaigning to lead the nation, with one almost certain to win.

Climate change clips wings of migratory birds

2015-10-12 16:27

Pointed wings better adapted to travelling long distances are giving way to more rounded ones that work better on shorter trips.

Poles furious after Russia blames them for starting WWII

2015-09-26 16:36

The Russian ambassador to Poland has sparked outrage for putting some of the blame for World War II on Poland, creating a new spat amid deepening tensions between the Slavic nations.

Polish official 99% sure Nazi train exists

2015-08-28 21:23

Poland's deputy culture minister says he is 99% sure of the existence of the alleged Nazi train that has set off a gold rush in the country.

Nazi 'gold train' may be booby-trapped

2015-08-27 21:12

Poland's government has warned treasure-hunters that the Nazi "gold train" allegedly discovered in the country's west, is probably booby-trapped.

Purported Nazi hoard found

2015-08-19 18:59

The location of a train full of Nazi treasure has been promised to Polish officials - just as soon as its discoverers get a guarantee of a 10% finders' fee.

Poland's richest man, Jan Kulczyk, dies at 65

2015-07-29 12:41

Poland's richest man, Jan Kulczyk, died on Tuesday night at 65 due to surgery complications, a spokesperson at Kulczyk Holding says.

300 000 homes without power in Poland after storms

2015-07-20 14:37

Around 330 000 homes have been without power after violent winds swept the country, the government says.

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