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Polish opposition halts month-long Parliament sit-in

Poland`s liberal opposition on Thursday called an end to its unprecedented month-long occupation of parliament after the governing conservatives scrapped controversial planned media restrictions. 

'No deal' as Polish opposition sticks to Parliament protest

Poland`s Parliament was paralysed Wednesday as liberal opposition MPs refused to end an unprecedented protest against what they say are anti-democratic actions by the government.

Deaths, travel chaos in Europe cold snap

A cold snap gripping Europe has killed 10 more people in Poland, stranded thousands in snow-covered Turkey and brought fresh misery for both migrants and the homeless. 

Polish plane makes emergency landing in Prague after threat

A Boeing 707 operated by a Polish charter airline made an emergency landing in Prague after a bomb threat by a passenger who was then detained by police, Czech officials said.

Polish President Andrzej Duda moves to end political crisis

Polish President Andrzej Duda moves to end political crisis

Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets this weekend in protest at the governing rightwing Law and Justice party (Pis) and proposed measures including restrictions on media coverage of Parliament.

Polish minister Mariusz Blaszczak accuses opposition of trying to seize power illegally

Polish minister Mariusz Blaszczak accuses opposition of trying to seize power illegally

A spokesman for the Civil Platform (PO) party, the largest opposition grouping in parliament, said about 20-30 members of the party had been taking turns to sit in the plenary hall.

4,000 US troops to be deployed in Poland in 2017: US commander

Some 4,000 US soldiers along with vehicles and other equipment will be deployed in Poland in 2017, a US senior commander said on Tuesday.
 

Three miners dead, five missing after tremor hits Polish copper mine

The Rudna mine, the largest copper mine in Europe and in operation since 1974, has 11 shafts reaching as deep as 1244 metres below the surface.

Polish Prime Minister calls for `good compromise` on Brexit

Polish Prime Minister calls for `good compromise` on Brexit

Britain`s shock vote in June to leave the European Union sparked fear among the 800,000 Poles living in Britain, particularly following a spate of xenophobic attacks after the referendum.
 

Families divided as Poland starts to exhume 2010 crash victims

The exhumation of Poland's former head of state was due to begin today, reviving a probe into a 2010 presidential plane crash that has stoked friction with Russia and caused divisions at home.

Poland's 'glow-in-the-dark' biking path has given moonlight cycling a new definition! - Watch video

Poland's 'glow-in-the-dark' biking path has given moonlight cycling a new definition! - Watch video

The awesome bicycle path that is about 100 meters long, has become a tourist magnet of late and has created a global buzz.

Polish Parliament rejects controversial abortion ban bill

Polish Parliament rejects controversial abortion ban bill

Poland`s majority right-wing parliament on Thursday rejected a near-total abortion ban after women staged massive nationwide protests.

Battle over abortion law heats up in Catholic Poland

Poland`s abortion battle will resume Thursday when the devoutly Catholic country`s parliament debates rival initiatives to either liberalise or further tighten a law that is already one of the strictest in Europe.

Poland calls on UK to protect Poles after attacks on migrants

Poland`s foreign minister on Monday called on Britain to protect Poles living in the UK, during an urgent visit to London following a spate of attacks against migrants.

Poland to make urgent UK visit following attacks on Poles

Poland on Sunday announced three ministers would make an urgent visit to London following attacks on its nationals in Britain, including a murder which may have been a hate crime.

RESPECT! Rio silver medallist sells medal for 3-year-old cancer patient; Harbhajan Singh overawed

RESPECT! Rio silver medallist sells medal for 3-year-old cancer patient; Harbhajan Singh overawed

Poland's Piotr Malachowski received a letter from the mother of a boy called Olek who said he had been battling eye cancer.

Poland now most common foreign country of birth in UK

There were an estimated 795,000 UK residents born in India, which had been the most common country of birth outside Britain for the previous 11 years.

New caterpillar-like robot can climb slopes, transport loads

New caterpillar-like robot can climb slopes, transport loads

Scientists have developed a tiny bioinspired soft robot capable of mimicking caterpillar gaits in natural scale, that can climb slopes, squeeze through narrow slits and transport loads. The 15-millimetre long soft robot harvests energy from green light and is controlled by spatially modulated laser beam.

Hunt for Nazi `gold train` resumes in Poland

Treasure hunters on Friday relaunched their search for a lost Nazi gold train allegedly loaded with loot and buried in southwestern Poland, despite there being no scientific evidence it exists.

Use the Gospel as your GPS, Pope tells huge mass in Poland

Pope Francis celebrated mass Sunday with over 1.5 million pilgrims in a vast sun-drenched field in Poland, wrapping up an emotionally charged trip with some choice technological metaphors.