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Poland press freedom: Demonstrations continue for third day

Sunday, December 18th 2016, 21:17
related places: Warsaw

Protests in Warsaw against plans to restrict media access to parliament continue for a third day.
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Poland protests: Crowds renew calls for press freedom

Sunday, December 18th 2016, 1:28
related places: Warsaw

Demonstrators in Warsaw renew protests against plans to restrict media access to parliament.
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Polish protesters block parliament over press freedom

Saturday, December 17th 2016, 9:27

Crowds blockade the Polish parliament in Warsaw in a protest over press freedom.
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Polish protesters block parliament

Saturday, December 17th 2016, 8:35
related places: Warsaw

Protesters have blockaded the Polish parliament in Warsaw in support of opposition MPs unhappy about rules restricting press reporting.
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Roman Polanski extradition rejected by top Polish court

Tuesday, December 6th 2016, 10:48
related countries: United States United States

Poland's Supreme Court rejects a request to have film-maker Roman Polanski extradited to the US.
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Poles mock ruling party MP's deportation comments

Monday, November 21st 2016, 15:31

MP suggests non-Catholics should declare they respect "Polish values" or face deportation.
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Inside the Riese project - a tunnel complex built by Nazis

Saturday, November 19th 2016, 0:22

The Travel Show's Henry Golding visits a 9km tunnel complex in south-west Poland.
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Smolensk plane crash: Polish leader's body to be exhumed

Monday, November 14th 2016, 21:14

Poland is to exhume the remains of its late president who was killed in a plane crash as part of a new inquiry.
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Poland opens huge Catholic shrine - after 224-year wait

Friday, November 11th 2016, 15:41
related places: Warsaw

The Temple of Divine Providence opens in Poland's capital, Warsaw, after a 224-year wait.
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Polish army to teach women self-defence for free

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 11:24

The Polish defence ministry launches free nationwide classes for women to learn unarmed combat.
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Brexit: The Poles heading for the exit after referendum

Thursday, October 27th 2016, 23:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Some Polish people say they no longer feel welcome in Britain after Brexit and may leave.
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Software tracks down online 'Polish death camp' slurs

Thursday, October 27th 2016, 13:42

Civic group tracks online phrases implying Poland ran Nazi death camps.
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Poland abortion: Fresh protests over planned restrictions

Sunday, October 23rd 2016, 16:58

Polish protesters have launched fresh demonstrations against new efforts to further tighten abortion laws.
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Poland 'taught France how to use fork' says deputy minister amid helicopter row

Wednesday, October 12th 2016, 16:43
related countries: France France

A Polish deputy minister says Poland "taught the French how to use a fork" amid a continuing row over a cancelled helicopter contract.
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Polish film director Andrzej Wajda dies

Monday, October 10th 2016, 8:49

Polish film director Andrzej Wajda, who made Kanal, Man of Marble and Man of Iron, dies at the age of 90, the Polish Filmmakers' Association confirms.
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Russia deploys nuclear-capable missiles in Kaliningrad

Saturday, October 8th 2016, 18:42
related countries: Lithuania Lithuania

Russia deploys nuclear-capable Iskander missiles in its Kaliningrad region bordering Poland and Lithuania.
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France's Hollande scraps Poland trip over lost Airbus deal

Friday, October 7th 2016, 17:30
related countries: France France
related places: Warsaw

French President Francois Hollande is postponing a visit to Poland, after Warsaw rejected a 3.14bn euro (£2.8bn / $3.51bn) deal to buy Airbus helicopters.
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Poland abortion: Parliament rejects near-total ban

Thursday, October 6th 2016, 18:17

Poland's parliament rejects a citizens' bill for a near-total ban on abortion, after the government was swayed by nationwide protests on Monday.
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Poland abortion: Deputy PM backs away from ban

Wednesday, October 5th 2016, 21:11

Poland's deputy prime minister says proposals for a near-total ban on abortion which sparked protests across the country will not go through.
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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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