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News: Poland

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: news

Prison term for 'Polish Fritzl'

Thursday, February 4th 2010, 18:22

A Polish court sentences a man to 10 years in prison for keeping his daughter captive, raping her and fathering two sons with her.
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Arrest bid over Auschwitz theft

Tuesday, February 2nd 2010, 14:07

Poland issues a European arrest warrant for a Swede allegedly behind the theft of the Arbeit Macht Frei sign from Auschwitz.
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Polish mass return 'not true'

Friday, January 22nd 2010, 16:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A leading expert on migration says claims that half of all Polish immigrants to Britain have returned home are "not true".
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Auschwitz entrance sign returned

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 16:05

The infamous Arbeit Macht Frei sign from the Auschwitz Nazi death camp in Poland is returned a month after it was stolen.
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Germany chided for limit on Poles

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 16:01
related countries: Germany Germany

The EU's highest court tells Germany to ease a restriction on Polish workers, calling it 'discriminatory'.
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Bilingual barker - Polish dog given crash course in English

Wednesday, January 13th 2010, 20:54

RSPCA staff in Oldham discover a dog they thought was deaf could only understand Polish.
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Sweden may help in Auschwitz case

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 10:34
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Poland is to seek Swedish help in investigating the theft of the "Arbeit macht frei" sign from the Nazis' Auschwitz death camp.
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Auschwitz theft 'ordered abroad'

Tuesday, December 22nd 2009, 20:54

A Polish prosecutor says the theft of the "Arbeit macht frei" sign from Auschwitz was ordered from abroad.
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Auschwitz sign theft 're-enacted'

Tuesday, December 22nd 2009, 14:37

Polish police take three men who admitted stealing the "Arbeit macht frei" sign from Auschwitz back to the site to re-enact its theft.
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Auschwitz thieves 'not Neo-Nazis'

Monday, December 21st 2009, 13:53
related places: Police

Police in Poland question five men arrested after the stolen "Arbeit macht frei" sign from Auschwitz was found, cut into three pieces.
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Hunt for Auschwitz sign thieves

Saturday, December 19th 2009, 1:40

Polish police use a sniffer dog in a bid to find thieves who took the infamous Arbeit Macht Frei sign from Auschwitz.
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Auschwitz death camp sign stolen

Friday, December 18th 2009, 16:24

The infamous Arbeit Macht Frei sign at the Auschwitz Nazi death camp in Poland has been stolen, officials there say.
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Auschwitz death camp sign stolen

Friday, December 18th 2009, 8:44

The infamous Arbeit Macht Frei sign at the Auschwitz Nazi death camp in Poland has been stolen, officials there say.
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Poland seeks EU jobs transparency

Wednesday, November 18th 2009, 17:56

Poland says rivals for the new top jobs of EU president and foreign affairs chief should "present their visions" to EU leaders.
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Poland signs up to new US shield

Wednesday, October 21st 2009, 13:54
related countries: United States United States

Poland's prime minister tells the US vice-president his country is ready to take part in a revised US missile defence plan.
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Auschwitz launches Facebook site

Wednesday, October 14th 2009, 15:22

The Polish authorities in charge of Auschwitz launch an official site for the former Nazi death camp on the social networking website Facebook.
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Polish leader ratifies EU treaty

Saturday, October 10th 2009, 10:44
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic, Portugal Portugal

Polish President Lech Kaczynski signs the EU's Lisbon Treaty, leaving the Czech Republic the only country yet to ratify it.
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Doubts over Poland treaty signing

Thursday, October 8th 2009, 11:40
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Poland's expected ratification of the EU's Lisbon Treaty is in doubt, with contradictory messages about the president's plans.
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Minister quits over casino claims

Monday, October 5th 2009, 10:48

Poland's Sports Minister, Miroslaw Drzewiecki, resigns over claims he was involved in lobbying for the gambling industry.
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Warsaw ghetto uprising leader dies

Friday, October 2nd 2009, 22:31

The last surviving leader of the 1943 Warsaw ghetto uprising against the Nazis, Marek Edelman, dies at the age of 90.
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Polish killer dies in UK prison

Saturday, September 26th 2009, 23:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A convicted killer dubbed "the Beast" who raped and murdered a 12-year-old girl in her west London home has died in prison.
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Poland backs chemical castration

Friday, September 25th 2009, 14:51

Polish MPs pass legislation making it obligatory to chemically castrate certain sex offenders.
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Award for Poland abortion woman

Wednesday, September 23rd 2009, 19:40

Polish court awards compensation to a woman likened to a child killer by a Catholic magazine after seeking an abortion.
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Polish coal mine blast kills 12

Friday, September 18th 2009, 14:59
related places: Kochlowice, Ruda Slaska

At least 12 miners die in a methane gas explosion at a coal mine in Ruda Slaska-Kochlowice, southern Poland.
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