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We have started to collect the most important news related to Poland in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Poland swears in first black MP

Tuesday, December 14th 2010, 11:18
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

John Abraham Godson, a Polish citizen of Nigerian origin, is sworn in as the first black member of Poland's parliament.
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Prisoner denied vegetarian meals gets compensation

Thursday, December 9th 2010, 11:37

European Court of Human Rights awards a Buddhist prisoner in Poland 3,000 euros in compensation for not being provided with vegetarian meals.
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Lethal cold weather grips Europe

Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 15:02
related countries: Germany Germany

Snow brings more disruption to northern Europe, with 18 deaths in Poland and thousands sleeping in trains in Germany.
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Three guilty of Auschwitz theft

Friday, November 26th 2010, 10:02

Two Poles and a Swede plead guilty to the theft of the "Arbeit Macht Frei" sign from the Auschwitz death camp, Polish prosecutors say.
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Poland's rival to Rio's iconic statue

Monday, November 22nd 2010, 2:46

Catholic priests in Poland consecrate their own huge statue of Jesus, which they say is even bigger than Rio's iconic Christ the Redeemer
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Classical composer Gorecki dies

Friday, November 12th 2010, 13:32

Polish composer Henryk Gorecki, who sold a million copies of his Symphony No 3 in the 1990s, dies aged 76, the country's national orchestra announces.
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Giant Jesus statue claimed to be world's biggest

Sunday, November 7th 2010, 17:51

A gigantic statue of Jesus - claimed to be the world's tallest is erected in a western Polish town.
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Manchester City stumble to Europa defeat

Thursday, November 4th 2010, 19:53

Manchester City suffer a third straight defeat in all competitions as they lose 3-1 to Polish side Lech Poznan in the Europa League, increasing the pressure on manager Roberto Mancini.
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'Freak gust' crippled tall ship

Monday, November 1st 2010, 11:57

The captain of a tall ship with 36 Polish teenagers on board says a "freak gust" crippled the vessel which was built to sail around the world.
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Jesus statue headache for builders

Sunday, October 24th 2010, 7:28

Engineers in Poland are having difficulty completing a giant statue of Christ in time for its planned consecration in November.
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Polish MPs debate regulating IVF

Friday, October 22nd 2010, 15:08

MPs in Poland are debating the future of IVF treatment amid warnings from the Church that it should be banned.
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Polish road crash leaves 18 dead

Tuesday, October 12th 2010, 10:03
related places: Warsaw

A minibus and lorry collide at dawn in heavy fog, south of Poland's capital, Warsaw, leaving 17 people dead, police say.
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Tourists die in Berlin bus crash

Sunday, September 26th 2010, 20:09
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Berlin

At least 13 people are killed after a coach carrying Polish tourists is involved in a crash with a car near Berlin, German police say.
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Irving in Poland for Hitler tour

Tuesday, September 21st 2010, 12:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British Holocaust denier David Irving arrives in Poland to lead a controversial tour of sites linked to Adolf Hitler.
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Polish court frees Chechen leader

Friday, September 17th 2010, 21:55
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Chechen

A Polish court releases exiled Chechen separatist leader Akhmed Zakayev, who was briefly held on an international warrant issued by Russia.
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Chechen leader arrested in Poland

Friday, September 17th 2010, 16:53

Chechen separatist leader Akhmed Zakayev is arrested in Poland where he was due to attend a Chechen congress.
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Chechen leader Zakayev 'arrested'

Friday, September 17th 2010, 8:49

Chechen separatist leader Akhmed Zakayev has been arrested in Poland where he was due to attend a two-day Chechen congress, media reports say.
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Exiled Chechen leader in Poland

Friday, September 17th 2010, 1:44
related countries: Russia Russia

Chechen separatist leader Akhmed Zakayev arrives in Poland in defiance of a warning that he faces arrest on a Russian warrant.
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Polish warning to Chechen rebel

Wednesday, September 15th 2010, 14:25
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Chechen

Poland warns leading Chechen rebel Akhmed Zakayev he faces arrest on a Russian warrant if he visits the country this week.
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Merkel ally quits in WWII furore

Friday, September 10th 2010, 12:47
related countries: Germany Germany

An ally of Germany's Chancellor Merkel will quit a top party post after suggesting Poland may carry as much blame as Hitler for triggering World War II.
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Pizza-crazy Poles attempt world's longest pizza

Monday, August 30th 2010, 3:33
related places: Krakow

Residents of the Polish city of Krakow have attempted to break the world record for the longest pizza in the world.
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Bullet found in Polish man's head

Tuesday, August 24th 2010, 18:04
related countries: Germany Germany

A Polish man living in Germany spends five years with a bullet in his head after forgetting he was shot because he was drunk.
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Freak hailstorm hits Poland

Monday, August 23rd 2010, 20:39
related places: Reda

A freak hailstorm in Reda in north-western Poland brought down fist-sized hailstones which damaged property and cars.
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Nazi Warsaw Ghetto film released

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 5:54

Tom Brook looks at a new film that was shot inside the Warsaw Ghetto.
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Skydivers break formation record

Friday, August 13th 2010, 18:47

Skydivers in Poland have broken the European record for the number of people in a formation when 104 people joined together in the air.
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Freefall fail: Skydivers miss record

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 17:29

One hundred and four skydivers failed in their attempt to link together in formation in the skies over Poland
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