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Euro 2012 ready for kick-off

Thursday, June 7th 2012, 21:00
related countries: Greece Greece

After weeks of anticipation, speculation and debate, Euro 2012 finally gets under way on Friday when co-hosts Poland take on Greece.
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FA chief praises Hodgson's impact

Wednesday, June 6th 2012, 19:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

As England arrive in Poland for Euro 2012, FA chairman David Bernstein praises the impact of Roy Hodgson.
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VIDEO: Ukraine's Euro 2012 organisers on racism

Thursday, May 31st 2012, 10:13
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Ukraine's Euro 2012 Director, Markian Lubkivsky, has denied BBC Panorama's allegations of racism in his country and Poland.
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Obama death camp slip riles Poles

Wednesday, May 30th 2012, 17:51

US President Barack Obama has caused an outcry in Poland after referring to a Nazi death camp as "Polish".
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Hodgson can inspire at Euro 2012

Tuesday, May 29th 2012, 15:56
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Phil Jagielka insists Roy Hodgson can provide the "missing ingredient" England need to cause a Euro 2012 surprise.
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Sol Campbell warns Euro 2012 fans

Monday, May 28th 2012, 6:28
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Former England footballer Sol Campbell warns that racism in Ukraine and Poland could endanger fans travelling to Euro 2012.
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Warsaw clogged by taxi protest

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 15:38

Poland's football-loving taxi drivers threaten to disrupt the Euro 2012 tournament in a protest over government plans to liberalise permits.
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Crash kills speedway's Richardson

Sunday, May 13th 2012, 21:39

Great Britain international speedway rider Lee Richardson dies following a crash at a race in Poland.
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Poland's football hooligan fears

Monday, May 7th 2012, 23:51

Fighting racism in Poland before Euro 2012
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Germany keeps up Ukraine pressure

Thursday, May 3rd 2012, 12:30
related countries: Germany Germany, Ukraine Ukraine

Germany warns Ukraine again over jailed opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko, but Poland opposes any boycott.
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VIDEO: Poland's primeval forest where Bison roam

Monday, April 23rd 2012, 7:28

Poland boasts the last primeval, virginal forest in Europe which is home to a great deal of wildlife including 500 bison who had faced extinction.
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Jewish life slowly returns to Poland

Friday, April 20th 2012, 8:35

Poles embrace Jewish roots that Nazis tried to destroy
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Polish ex-sports minister jailed

Tuesday, April 17th 2012, 16:34
related places: Warsaw

A Warsaw court jails Polish former sports minister Tomasz Lipiec for three-and-a-half years for corruption.
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Union boss fears Euro 2012 racism

Tuesday, April 17th 2012, 5:26
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The head of the worldwide union for footballers fears players will be at risk from racial abuse in Poland and Ukraine at Euro 2012.
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Poland remembers plane crash dead

Tuesday, April 10th 2012, 14:15
related places: Warsaw

Poland marks the anniversary of the 2010 plane crash that killed its president Lech Kaczynski with ceremonies in Warsaw and Smolensk.
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Polish PM promises truth on CIA

Thursday, March 29th 2012, 17:24

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk promises to get to the truth over secret CIA interrogations of al-Qaeda rendition suspects on its territory.
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Eight dead in Poland bus crash

Thursday, March 29th 2012, 10:21

Eight people are dead after a minibus collided with a lorry in southern Poland.
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Polish troops face Afghan retrial

Wednesday, March 14th 2012, 14:12
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Four Polish soldiers acquitted last year of killing eight civilians in Afghanistan are to face a second trial.
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Is Apple worth more than Poland?

Tuesday, March 13th 2012, 11:01

Is Apple really worth more than Poland?
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Polish PM denies Hollande boycott

Friday, March 9th 2012, 11:57
related countries: France France

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk denies snubbing French Socialist election candidate Francois Hollande in favour of Nicolas Sarkozy.
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Poland rejects new EU CO2 target

Thursday, March 8th 2012, 13:22

Coal-dependent Poland threatens to veto EU efforts to make CO2 emission cuts more ambitious.
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Charges in Polish rail crash case

Monday, March 5th 2012, 17:26

A Polish rail traffic controller is to be prosecuted over a train crash that left 16 people dead and more than 50 others injured.
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Poland suffers deadly train crash

Sunday, March 4th 2012, 13:51

Two trains collide on the Warsaw-Krakow mainline in southern Poland, leaving 16 people dead and about 58 injured, local officials say.
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EU recalls ambassadors to Belarus

Tuesday, February 28th 2012, 21:45
related countries: Barbados Barbados, Belarus Belarus, Belgium Belgium
related places: Brussels

The EU is to recall its ambassadors to Belarus after Minsk expelled the bloc's representative and the Polish envoy in protest over new sanctions.
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VIDEO: Polish Oscar nominee In Darkness

Thursday, February 16th 2012, 1:41

In Darkness is in the running for a best foreign language Oscar at the Academy Awards next week.
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VIDEO: Snow-covered scenes across Europe

Monday, February 6th 2012, 16:40
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The Arctic conditions sweeping Europe have tightened their grip, with more deaths reported in Poland and Ukraine, taking the toll to well over 200.
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Europe's big freeze tightens grip

Monday, February 6th 2012, 14:40
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

The Arctic conditions sweeping Europe tighten their grip, with more deaths reported in Poland and Ukraine, taking the toll to well over 200.
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Europe freeze strands thousands

Thursday, February 2nd 2012, 19:46
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Heavy snow leaves at least 11,000 people cut off in remote areas of Serbia as Europe's cold snap claims more than 130 lives.
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Poland Nobel poetry laureate dies

Wednesday, February 1st 2012, 23:16

Polish poet Wislawa Szymborska, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1996, dies aged 88.
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