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'Church makes gay lives hell' - priest

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 9:49

The Polish priest stripped of his post after admitting being in a gay relationship says the Roman Catholic Church is causing "immeasurable suffering" to homosexual Catholics.
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VIDEO: Gay priest criticises Vatican in letter

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 8:19

The Polish priest who came out as gay earlier this month has shown the BBC the resignation letter he wrote to Pope Francis.
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MEPs sanctioned for Hitler salutes

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 17:42
related countries: Italy Italy

The European Parliament suspends MEPs from Poland and Italy who gave Nazi salutes during parliamentary sessions.
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Poland conservatives can govern alone

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 16:12

Final results show Poland's conservative Law and Justice party won enough votes in Sunday's parliamentary elections to govern alone.
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Poland conservatives win election

Monday, October 26th 2015, 22:54

Poland's conservative Law and Justice party convincingly wins parliamentary elections, with Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz accepting defeat.
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Poland returns to conservative roots

Monday, October 26th 2015, 15:45

Domestic issues preoccupy Poland's winning conservatives
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Poland votes for new parliament

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 19:15

Poland holds parliamentary elections on Sunday, with polls suggesting conservatives will return to power after eight years in opposition.
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Polish miner's daughter aims for top job

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 0:06

Why conservatives' image change may deliver votes
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S Korean wins Chopin piano competition

Wednesday, October 21st 2015, 1:50
related countries: North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea
related places: Warsaw

South Korea's Seong-Jin Cho wins first prize at the 17th international Frederic Chopin piano competition in the Polish capital, Warsaw.
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Poland 2-1 Republic of Ireland

Sunday, October 11th 2015, 20:46
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Warsaw

Poland beat the Republic of Ireland to automatic Euro 2016 qualification thanks to a 2-1 victory in Warsaw.
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Scotland 2-2 Poland

Thursday, October 8th 2015, 20:39

Scotland's hopes of reaching Euro 2016 are over after Robert Lewandowski scores a stoppage-time leveller for Poland.
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Gay Polish priest draws Vatican fire

Saturday, October 3rd 2015, 17:20

The Vatican strips a senior priest of doctrinal duties after he reveals he is gay on the eve of a synod on Catholic attitudes to family.
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Russia envoy 'regrets' offending Poles

Monday, September 28th 2015, 12:55

Russia's envoy to Poland says he had no intention to offend when he appeared to suggest Poland was partly to blame for the start of World War Two.
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Russia-Poland spat over WW2 cause

Saturday, September 26th 2015, 15:10
related countries: Russia Russia

Poland is to summon the Russian ambassador after he made remarks appearing to suggest that Poland was partly to blame for the start of World War Two.
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Nazi train 'finders' go public

Friday, September 4th 2015, 16:11

Two men who claim to have found a Nazi train said to be laden with gold go public on Polish television but give few details.
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VIDEO: Image 'almost certainly Nazi train'

Friday, August 28th 2015, 23:33
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Walbrzych

A Polish official says ground-penetrating radar images have left him "99% convinced" that a World War Two German military train is buried near the south-western city of Walbrzych.
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Radar image 'likely to be Nazi train'

Friday, August 28th 2015, 15:10
related places: Walbrzych

A Polish official says ground-penetrating radar appears to confirm rumours of a Nazi train, believed to be carrying gold, buried near the city of Walbrzych.
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Poles warned off 'gold train' hunt

Thursday, August 27th 2015, 16:41

Polish authorities warn treasure hunters to stop looking for a rumoured Nazi "gold train" as it could be mined or carrying "dangerous materials".
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Nazi gold train 'found in Poland'

Wednesday, August 19th 2015, 16:03

Two people in Poland say they may have found a Nazi train rumoured to be full of gold, gems and guns that disappeared at the end of World War Two, Polish media say.
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New Polish President Duda sworn in

Thursday, August 6th 2015, 15:38

Poland's new President, Andrzej Duda, is sworn in following his surprise victory in May, with his inauguration signalling the beginning of a political shift, correspondents say.
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Legia get 3-0 win for abandoned game

Tuesday, August 4th 2015, 14:27

Legia Warsaw are awarded a 3-0 Europa League win over FK Kukesi after one of their players was hit by a stone thrown by a fan.
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German jet nearly collides with drone

Tuesday, July 21st 2015, 11:44
related countries: Germany Germany
related places: Warsaw

A Lufthansa plane nearly collided with a drone as it was approaching Warsaw's international airport in Poland on Monday.
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Williams to meet Muguruza in final

Thursday, July 9th 2015, 16:05
related countries: Spain Spain

Serena Williams brushes aside fourth seed Maria Sharapova to set up a Wimbledon final against Spain's Garbine Muguruza.
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Drone flies abortion pills to Poland

Saturday, June 27th 2015, 14:32
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A Dutch women's rights group uses a drone to fly abortion pills into Poland, in protest at the country's restrictive laws.
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'Hoax call' grounds plane at Warsaw

Thursday, June 25th 2015, 9:21
related places: Warsaw

A Ryanair passenger jet is grounded at Warsaw's Modlin airport after an anonymous bomb threat.
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VIDEO: EU reform: The view from Poland

Monday, June 22nd 2015, 23:09

David Cameron is expected to lay out his demands for EU reform this week. Katya Adler asks how his plans will be received in Poland.
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Computer hack grounds Polish planes

Sunday, June 21st 2015, 21:17

Flights operated by Poland's national airline, LOT, are temporarily grounded after hackers attacked its computer system.
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