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Bear gets root canal treatment

Wednesday, October 5th 2016, 19:48

A bear at a zoo in Poland has undergone root canal treatment.
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Black Monday: Polish women strike against abortion ban

Monday, October 3rd 2016, 13:28

Some businesses in Poland close for the day as thousands of women go on strike to protest against proposals for a total ban on abortion.
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Whose rights?

Friday, September 23rd 2016, 23:54

There were opposing protests outside Poland's parliament on Friday as it debated a motion to completely ban abortion.
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Four rare white lions cubs born in Poland

Thursday, September 22nd 2016, 19:50

Four rare white lion cubs have been born in a zoo in Poland.
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British school students 'stole Auschwitz artefacts'

Friday, September 9th 2016, 17:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two British teenagers stole items including buttons and a rusted hair clipper from the Auschwitz death camp, a court in Poland hears.
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Nazi gold train: Team starts Poland dig despite doubts

Tuesday, August 16th 2016, 15:37
related places: Walbrzych

A dig is under way for a so-called "Nazi gold train" rumoured to be hidden near Walbrzych in south-western Poland.
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Poland 'predatory pensioner' accused of drugging victims

Tuesday, August 9th 2016, 18:43

A pensioner in Poland appears in court accused of drugging and robbing male pensioners she met through newspaper lonely hearts adverts.
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Pope addresses 'religious Glastonbury' in Poland

Sunday, July 31st 2016, 13:47

Hundreds of thousands of people have been attending a huge mass celebrated by Pope Francis on the last day of his five-day trip to Poland.
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Pope Francis says farewell to Poland with huge Mass

Sunday, July 31st 2016, 10:51

Hundreds of thousands of people attend a huge Mass on Pope Francis' last day in Poland, as he urges them to "believe in a new humanity".
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Pope Francis visits predecessor John Paul II's shrine

Saturday, July 30th 2016, 20:33
related places: Krakow

Thousands attend a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis at a church dedicated to the late Polish Pope John Paul II in the city of Krakow.
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World Youth Day: 'It's so inspiring to hear him talk about God's mercy'

Saturday, July 30th 2016, 16:22

Jack, Louise and Bruna are at this year's World Youth Day in Poland. Watch them tell us what it's been like so far.
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Pope Francis prays in silence at former Auschwitz-Birkenau camp

Friday, July 29th 2016, 9:07

Pope Francis offers a private prayer at the Nazi-era death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland.
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Pope Francis makes a solitary walk into Auschwitz camp

Friday, July 29th 2016, 8:52

Pope Francis is at the former Auschwitz death camp on the third day of his visit to Poland.
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Pope Francis urges youth to accept migrants on visit to Poland

Thursday, July 28th 2016, 23:39
related places: Krakow

About half a million young people join Pope Francis for a rally in Krakow, Poland, where he urges them to open their hearts to refugees and migrants.
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Theresa May 'wants and expects' to protect rights of Poles in UK

Thursday, July 28th 2016, 19:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK prime minister says she values the contribution made by Polish citizens to the UK and "fully expects" to be able to protect their rights - as long as British expats' rights are protected in EU states.
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Pope Francis trips as he arrives for Mass in Poland

Thursday, July 28th 2016, 10:25
related places: Czestochowa

Pope Francis tripped and fell as he arrived for Holy Mass at the southern Black Madonna shrine of Czestochowa in Poland.
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Cheering crowds greet Pope as he arrives in Krakow

Wednesday, July 27th 2016, 17:34
related places: Krakow

Pope Francis has arrived in Krakow, Poland, to cheering crowds.
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Pope Francis warns world 'is at war' after Europe attacks

Wednesday, July 27th 2016, 16:30

Pope Francis warns that a recent wave of jihadist attacks in Europe is proof that the world is "at war", but stresses that religion is not the cause.
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File-sharing 'mastermind' charged

Thursday, July 21st 2016, 0:46
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine, United States United States

US authorities have charged a Ukrainian man alleged to be the mastermind of the world's biggest online piracy website.
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Nato and Russia's tense relationship

Friday, July 8th 2016, 0:30
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Warsaw

Ahead of the Nato summit in Warsaw, Paul Adams explores how the alliance's increasingly tense relationship with Russia is set to dominate proceedings.
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Nato's challenges

Thursday, July 7th 2016, 23:52

On the eve of its Warsaw Summit, what are the challenges facing Nato?
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Deli dreams

Saturday, July 2nd 2016, 23:43

As part of the My Shop series, BBC News profiles an entrepreneur in Peterborough who sees her Polish deli empire under threat from the EU referendum result.
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My Shop: Polish deli owner on her fears after the referendum

Saturday, July 2nd 2016, 22:59

An entrepreneur who has built up three Polish delis in Cambridgeshire explains her fears about the referendum result.
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Portugal into Euro 2016 semi-finals

Thursday, June 30th 2016, 22:40
related countries: Portugal Portugal

Portugal beat Poland on penalties to reach the semi-finals of the European Championship for the fourth time in five tournaments.
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Poland to remove Soviet monuments

Tuesday, June 28th 2016, 18:13
related countries: Russia Russia

Poland is to move more than 200 Soviet monuments to a new museum, but the plan is likely to anger Russia.
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Polish boy, 11, finds 'leave EU' card

Monday, June 27th 2016, 14:15

The family of Matteus, 11, from Poland, respond to a card they received suggesting they were "vermin" and that they should "go home".
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Croatia 0-1 Portugal

Saturday, June 25th 2016, 22:36
related countries: Croatia Croatia, Portugal Portugal

Ricardo Quaresma scores late in extra time as Portugal defeat Croatia to set up a Euro 2016 quarter-final match against Poland.
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Poland through despite Shaqiri stunner

Saturday, June 25th 2016, 16:43
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Poland will meet Portugal in the quarter-finals of Euro 2016 after beating Switzerland on penalties.
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