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Europeans hit by deadly cold snap

Tuesday, January 31st 2012, 9:45
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

At least 30 people have died in Ukraine and 10 in Poland after a sudden drop in temperatures across much of central and eastern Europe.
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Web treaty protests across Poland

Thursday, January 26th 2012, 15:40

More than 10,000 people take to Poland's streets in protest at ministers signing a treaty activists say will result in internet censorship.
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Polish sites hit in Acta attack

Monday, January 23rd 2012, 19:00

A number of Polish government websites have been hit in protest against government plans to sign an international copyright treaty.
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Polish appeal over Leith murder

Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 11:10

Lothian and Borders police make a fresh appeal for information about the murder of a Polish man found dead at a flat in Edinburgh.
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Poland punishes martial law ruler

Thursday, January 12th 2012, 15:51

A Polish court gives a communist-era interior minister a two-year suspended prison term for his role in the martial law crackdown in 1981.
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Shot prosecutor 'faced threats'

Tuesday, January 10th 2012, 16:28

A Polish military prosecutor who survived shooting himself at the end of a news conference says he had faced threats to his life.
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VIDEO: Prosecutor shoots himself at briefing

Monday, January 9th 2012, 19:15

A military prosecutor in Poland is in a stable condition after shooting himself shortly after he had cut short a news conference.
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Polish prosecutor 'shoots self'

Monday, January 9th 2012, 13:19

A Polish military prosecutor shoots himself in the head after defending a military probe into leaks over the 2010 air crash that killed the Polish president.
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Wednesday, January 4th 2012, 16:12

An unknown art student boosts his profile after hanging one of his own paintings at the National Museum in Poland.
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Five Poles killed by Afghan bomb

Wednesday, December 21st 2011, 12:36
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A roadside bomb kills five Polish soldiers in a Nato convoy in Afghanistan, Poland's heaviest loss of life since the mission began.
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Ukraine surprise at England base

Tuesday, December 6th 2011, 18:02
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ukraine's Deputy Prime Minister says he is "surprised" by England's decision to base themselves in Poland during the Euro 2012 finals, despite playing all three group matches in Ukraine.
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England opt against changing base

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 20:42
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Fabio Capello insists England will not change their choice of training base in Poland despite the Euro 2012 draw which gave his team two matches in Ukraine.
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VIDEO: Inside Warsaw's Euro 2012 stadium

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 11:35
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Warsaw

BBC News went to look inside the national stadium in Warsaw which is one of the venues hosting Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine.
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Poland in plea to Germany on euro

Tuesday, November 29th 2011, 10:54
related countries: Germany Germany

Polish Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski calls on Germany to do more to resolve the eurozone debt crisis, saying a collapse of the euro is the biggest threat to Poland.
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Lech Walesa biopic begins filming

Friday, November 25th 2011, 9:55

Oscar-winning director Andrzej Wajda begins filming a biopic in Poland about former president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Lech Walesa.
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Polish MPs back Tusk reform plans

Saturday, November 19th 2011, 13:33

Poland's Prime Minister Donald Tusk wins a vote of confidence in his new government after setting out a programme of tough reforms.
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Epic journey of the soldier bear

Wednesday, November 16th 2011, 9:15

How a warrior bear boosted Polish morale in WWII
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Rival marchers clash in Warsaw

Friday, November 11th 2011, 22:45
related places: Warsaw

Violent clashes take place in the Polish capital Warsaw as rival groups rally on the country's Independence Day.
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Polish parliament cross 'must go'

Wednesday, November 9th 2011, 18:58

A new Polish secular opposition party, the Palikot Movement, calls for the removal of a crucifix from the country's parliament.
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VIDEO: Polish pilot: I'm no national hero

Wednesday, November 2nd 2011, 18:40
related places: Warsaw

Captain Tadeusz Wrona, the pilot who landed a Boeing 767 carrying 231 people at Warsaw airport after its landing gear failed, has said any pilot would have done the same.
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VIDEO: Poland blooms as eurozone crumbles

Wednesday, November 2nd 2011, 13:34

As the eurozone crisis rumbles on, Poland is reaping the rewards of its position as a European nation that does not use the single currency.
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Boeing 767 crash lands in Warsaw

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 15:53
related countries: United States United States
related places: Warsaw

A Boeing 767 carrying 230 passengers from the US makes an emergency landing in Warsaw after suffering problems with its landing gear.
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Rabbis meet to discuss Dutch bill

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 10:59
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands
related places: Warsaw

A Dutch move to curb the ritual slaughter of animals tops the agenda at a meeting of European Jewish leaders in the Polish capital Warsaw.
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Poland reopens Auschwitz probes

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 19:36

Polish authorities reopen investigations into crimes committed at Auschwitz and its satellite Nazi death camps during World War II.
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Poland re-elects PM Donald Tusk

Monday, October 10th 2011, 13:08

Prime Minister Donald Tusk becomes the first Polish leader to be re-elected since the end of communism, officials results show.
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VIDEO: Polish PM Tusk claims victory

Monday, October 10th 2011, 0:40

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk has claimed victory in parliamentary polls after exit polls gave a clear lead to his Civic Platform party.
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Poland arrests Ikea bomb suspects

Saturday, October 8th 2011, 13:41

Polish authorities arrest and charge two suspects over a series of bomb attacks on Ikea furniture stores across five EU states.
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Poland heads into close-fought election

Friday, October 7th 2011, 0:31

Polish economic success is no guarantee of election victory
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