Doctors who helped paralysed man get back on his feet seek new patients

A team of doctors who helped a paralysed man get back on his feet by transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord said they were seeking new patients so they could establish their breakthrough was not a one-off.

Nepal vows new rules after worst trekking disaster

Nepal on Tuesday said it will introduce new rules, improve weather forecasts and better monitor the movement of trekkers after the Himalayan country's worst hiking disaster left dozens dead last week.

Death toll in Poland mine blast rises to five

 The death toll from a methane explosion at a Polish coal mine rose to five after two gravely burned miners succumbed to their injuries overnight, the hospital treating them said on Tuesday.

Putin offered to divide Ukraine with Poland - Polish ex-minister

Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed to Poland`s then leader that they divide Ukraine between themselves as far back as 2008, Poland`s parliamentary speaker Radoslaw Sikorski said in an interview published by the US Politico website. 

No Euro qualification worries for Germany: Franz Beckenbauer
No Euro qualification worries for Germany: Franz Beckenbauer

World champions Germany have no reason for concern over qualifying for Euro 2016 despite a recent 2-0 loss to Poland and 1-1 draw with Ireland, according to football great Franz Beckenbauer.

Germany in state of shock after poor Euro start
Germany in state of shock after poor Euro start

Just three months after their World Cup triumph, Germany are in a state of shock following the poor start to their Euro 2016 qualifiers with Joachim Loew vowing to make amends.

Senior Polish officer suspected of spying for Russia: Reports

Polish security services have detained a high ranking officer on suspicion of spying for a foreign country, the Polish defence ministry said today, with media reporting the country in question was Russia.

Wasteful Germany bemoan mental lapse for more lost points
Wasteful Germany bemoan mental lapse for more lost points

Germany only had themselves to blame for a late mental lapse that led to Ireland`s stoppage-time equaliser on Tuesday with coach Joachim Loew frustrated by a "naive" end to a match they had dominated.

Group too tough to call, admits Scotland boss Gordon Strachan
Group too tough to call, admits Scotland boss Gordon Strachan

Scotland manager Gordon Strachan predicts Group D will go down to the wire after his side claimed a creditable 2-2 draw with Poland in Warsaw on Tuesday.

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.

Euro 2016 qualifying: Scotland full of self-belief ahead of Poland test
Euro 2016 qualifying: Scotland full of self-belief ahead of Poland test

Scott Brown says the Scotland squad is full of self-belief ahead of their crucial Euro 2016 qualifying match against Poland in Warsaw on Tuesday.

Joachim Loew blames sloppy finishing for Poland loss
Joachim Loew blames sloppy finishing for Poland loss

World Cup winners Germany will need to improve their finishing after they dominated Poland but failed to find the back of the net despite a dozen clear chances in a shock 2-0 loss in their Euro 2016 qualifier on Saturday.

Euro 2016 qualifying: Poland stun world champions Germany
Euro 2016 qualifying: Poland stun world champions Germany

Poland struck twice on the break to stun wasteful World Cup winners Germany 2-0 on Saturday, earning their first ever victory over their illustrious neighbours and taking control of Euro 2016 qualifying Group D.

History-makers Poland down Germany, Ireland rout Gibraltar

It may have taken 19 attempts over 71 years but on Saturday Poland finally made history with a stunning first ever defeat of world champions Germany in a Euro 2016 qualifier in Warsaw.

Polish weekend warriors up in arms over Russian threat

Commandos sneak up on a fortress in southern Poland. Camouflaged behind sandbags, they fire their Kalashnikov rifles to free the hostages. 

But the fortress is really a school and the machine guns are fake. The bullets are blanks and the hostages are there of their own accord.

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.

Blind sailors `see the sea` on Polish waters

Walentyna Koziol was born with impaired vision. Fast-forward half a century and she is sailing a yacht through the mist on a lake in eastern Poland, without a care in the world.

Poland needs nuclear arms to ward off Russia: Walesa

Polish anti-communist icon Lech Walesa said Poland should procure nuclear weapons as a safeguard against Russia, which it blames for stoking the crisis in neighbouring Ukraine. 

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.