Frenchman packs Russian wife in suitcase to enter EU

A Frenchman tried to smuggle his Russian wife into the European Union by hiding her in a massive suitcase, without realising there had been no need for the would-be James Bond scheme.

Soviet army monument banned from returning to Warsaw square

Warsaw city councilors have banned a 1945 monument of Polish-Soviet World War II brotherhood in arms from being returned to its place in a city square.

Poland plans to send military instructors to Ukraine

Poland said Wednesday it plans to send a small contingent of troops to Ukraine to help train Kiev`s military officers, echoing a similar deployment from Britain.

Firefighters contain 12-hour blaze on main Warsaw bridge

Firefighters battled for 12 hours to contain a blaze that tore through the main bridge in Warsaw, cutting off one of the capital's key transport links.

Poland votes to ratify treaty to protect women

Poland`s parliament voted Friday to ratify a treaty combatting violence against women, despite considerable opposition from the right and the country`s powerful Catholic Church.

Polish priest sexually abused boys, sentenced to 7 years

A Polish court on Tuesday found a Roman Catholic priest guilty of sexually abusing underage boys and sentenced him to seven years in prison.

Under pressure over CIA jail, Poland sends out mixed messages

This month`s acknowledgment by Poland`s former president that he allowed the CIA to operate a secret interrogation centre throws the Polish government`s appeal against a European court ruling on the jail into disarray.

Polish priest freed after Central Africa kidnapping

A Polish missionary who was abducted by armed rebels in the Central African Republic last month has been freed and is doing well, Poland`s foreign ministry said Wednesday.

Moscow expels Polish diplomats: Ministry

Russia has expelled a number of Polish diplomats accusing them of activities "incompatible with their status" in response to expulsions of Russian diplomats by Warsaw, the foreign ministry said on Monday.

Euro 2016 qualifying: Poland's euphoria dampened by Scottish resistance
Euro 2016 qualifying: Poland's euphoria dampened by Scottish resistance

Poland`s fairytale triumph over Germany was quickly overtaken by a touch of anti-climax in Warsaw on Tuesday as they found themselves held to a 2-2 draw by Scotland in a pulsating Euro 2016 qualifier.

Polish Dreamliner plane makes emergency landing in Scotland

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner flying from Chicago to Warsaw with 260 people on board made an emergency landing at Scotland's Glasgow airport on Friday after the pilot received a warning from the fire protection system in the baggage hold.

Poland stages major manoeuvres amid Russia tensions

Poland kicks off major military exercises involving eight NATO partners amid the West`s worst standoff with Russia since the end of the Cold War sparked by differences over the Ukraine crisis.

Polish president swears in new government

Poland's president on Monday swore in the government of incoming Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz, calling on her to prepare the country for a debate on eurozone membership.

Polish PM Tusk steps down as Brussels calls

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk resigned on Tuesday, paving the way for him to take over as European Council president in December.

Usain Bolt breaks 10 seconds under roof in Warsaw

Six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt broke 10 seconds for the first time this season when he won a 100 metres race under a closed roof at the National Stadium in Warsaw on Saturday.

Polish PM sails through second vote over eavesdropping affair

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk on Friday clinched a second confidence vote in as many weeks after the country`s opposition sought to topple his centre-right government over a high-profile bugging scandal.

Polish PM faces second confidence vote over bugging scandal

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk is to face a second confidence vote in as many weeks as the country`s opposition seeks to force his centre-right government to resign over a high-profile bugging scandal.

Eleven people killed in Polish plane crash: Emergency services

Eleven people were feared dead on Saturday after a plane taking them on a parachute jump crashed in southern Poland shortly after take off, the Polish Medical Air Rescue said.

Neighbour Poland is an enticing model for Ukraine

World leaders marking 25 years since Poland began its transformation into a free-market democracy had a message this month for neighbouring Ukraine: you too could follow the same path to prosperity.

Polish ruling party `paid rival to pull out of election`: Magazine

A Polish news magazine said on Sunday it had obtained a secret recording of a former minister saying the ruling party had settled the debts of a rival candidate in the 2005 presidential election in exchange for his withdrawal from the race.