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Poland can jail drunk cyclists, court rules

Saturday, April 11th 2009, 13:41

A Polish court rules that drunken cyclists can face the same penalties as drunken motorists, sparking debate.
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Award for twins switched at birth

Thursday, April 2nd 2009, 21:50

A Polish court awards damages to the families of three women - two of them twins - mistakenly switched at birth.
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Walesa threatens to leave Poland

Monday, March 30th 2009, 17:07

Polish anti-communist icon Lech Walesa threatens to leave Poland after a second book accuses him of being a communist spy.
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Poland reverses to spare wetland

Wednesday, March 25th 2009, 12:34

Poland has chosen a new route for a planned motorway to save a pristine wetland, the environment minister says.
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US deports SS 'murder pits guard'

Thursday, March 19th 2009, 21:57
related countries: Austria Austria, United States United States

The US deports to Austria a former SS man connected to the Nazi killing of some 8,000 Jews in occupied Poland.
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Canada inquiry told of Taser use

Tuesday, March 3rd 2009, 14:36
related countries: Canada Canada

A Canadian police officer who killed a Polish immigrant with a Taser stun gun said he believed the man intended to attack.
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Global gangster

Thursday, February 19th 2009, 3:04
related countries: United States United States

"Polish Al Capone" faces 10 years in a US prison
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Under pressure

Sunday, February 15th 2009, 0:00

Poland's Catholic Church blighted by consumerist society
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Live text - International football

Wednesday, February 11th 2009, 16:44
related countries: Georgia Georgia, San Marino San Marino, Spain Spain, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England meet Spain in Seville after Republic of Ireland beat Georgia, Northern Ireland win in San Marino and Wales lose to Poland on Wednesday.
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Polish hostage 'killed' in Pakistan

Sunday, February 8th 2009, 23:10
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Militants in Pakistan say they have killed a kidnapped Polish engineer and release a video purporting to show his death.
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Regime change

Friday, February 6th 2009, 8:05

Poland looks back 20 years after communism fell
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No evidence Polish hero murdered

Thursday, January 29th 2009, 16:00

After exhuming his body, Polish investigators say there is no evidence that the country's WWII leader was murdered.
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China angry at EU-Dalai meeting

Sunday, December 7th 2008, 13:02
related countries: China China, France France
related places: Beijing, Eu

China summons the French ambassador to protest against President Nicolas Sarkozy's meeting with the Dalai Lama.
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UN climate summit seeks clarity

Monday, December 1st 2008, 0:30

UN climate change talks open in Poland, seeking details on plans for emission cuts and forest protection.
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Polish WWII leader's body exhumed

Tuesday, November 25th 2008, 12:48

The remains of Poland's wartime prime minister are exhumed as investigators try to establish whether he was murdered.
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Found: Body of Copernicus, man who revealed the solar system

Friday, November 21st 2008, 12:11

Polish researchers say they have solved an ancient mystery and identified the remains of astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus.
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EU thumbs-up for 'Polish plumber'

Tuesday, November 18th 2008, 16:08

Eastern and Central European workers have not distorted labour markets in older EU member states, a new EU report says.
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Walesa row mars Polish festivity

Tuesday, November 11th 2008, 10:07

Poland marks the 90th anniversary of its independence, amid a row over a snub to anti-communist icon Lech Walesa.
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Probe into Poland WWII PM death

Monday, November 10th 2008, 16:18

The remains of Poland's wartime prime minister are to be exhumed as investigators try to establish whether he was murdered.
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Obama denies Poland missile vow

Saturday, November 8th 2008, 18:09
related countries: United States United States

US President-elect Barack Obama has not committed to plans to build part of a US missile defence system in Poland, an aide says.
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Polish subsidies unfair, rules EU

Friday, November 7th 2008, 0:48

The European Commission orders Poland to reclaim subsidies paid to two ailing shipyards, effectively forcing their sale.
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Poland may get referendum on euro

Tuesday, October 28th 2008, 14:44

The Polish government says it wants to adopt the euro in 2012, but opposition to the plan may force a referendum.
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EU plans Polish shipyard sell-off

Friday, October 17th 2008, 15:29

The EU has a new plan to sell off Poland's ailing shipyards, which risk bankruptcy because of state aid.
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Poland settle dispute with Fifa

Monday, October 6th 2008, 13:05

The Polish FA settles the dispute with its government that threatened its ability to co-host Euro 2012, says Fifa chief Sepp Blatter.
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Man jailed for Belgian MP3 death

Tuesday, September 23rd 2008, 18:30
related countries: Belgium Belgium

A Polish man is jailed for 20 years over the death of a Belgian youth whose stabbing for an MP3 player sparked outrage.
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Bent relieved as Spurs break duck

Friday, September 19th 2008, 7:43

Match winner Darren Bent admits Thursday's 2-1 Uefa Cup win at home to Polish side Wisla Krakow lifts some of the pressure on under-pressure Spurs.
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Poland's former leader on trial

Friday, September 12th 2008, 9:25

Poland's last communist leader, Wojciech Jaruzelski, is to go on trial for imposing martial law in a brutal security move in 1981.
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Warsaw hosts tense Russian talks

Thursday, September 11th 2008, 9:26
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Warsaw

Russia's foreign minister arrives in Poland amid tension over the war in Georgia and the US missile defence system.
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