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Why have Poles voted for change?

Monday, May 25th 2015, 15:45

Poland's young and old choose conservative president
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Eurovision: Ireland and Portugal out

Friday, May 22nd 2015, 7:33
related countries: Austria Austria, Ireland Ireland, Portugal Portugal, Switzerland Switzerland
related places: Vienna

Ireland, Iceland and Switzerland fail to qualify for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest after the second semi-final in Vienna.
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Polish election goes to second round

Monday, May 11th 2015, 22:32

Conservative challenger Andrzej Duda will face President Bronislaw Komorowski in a run-off in Poland's presidential election.
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Events mark end of WW2 in Europe

Friday, May 8th 2015, 18:49
related places: Gdansk

Events are held in Europe and the US to commemorate the 70th anniversary of VE Day, beginning at midnight with a ceremony in Poland.
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VIDEO: Poland holds WW2 commemoration

Friday, May 8th 2015, 7:06
related places: Gdansk

A ceremony has been held in the Polish city of Gdansk marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two.
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Polanski given top Polish film award

Tuesday, May 5th 2015, 9:27
related countries: United States United States
related places: Krakow

Director Roman Polanski is given one of Poland's top film awards in Krakow, where he also faces a US request to extradite him over rape charges dating back to 1977.
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VIDEO: Royal Opera House's Polish production

Friday, May 1st 2015, 19:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

For the first time in its history the Royal Opera House in London is staging a production sung in Polish.
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Pro-Putin bikers blocked at border

Monday, April 27th 2015, 20:49

Polish border guards block entry to 10 bikers described as members of a pro-Putin group seen as provocative by the Polish government.
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Putin-backed bikers head for Berlin

Saturday, April 25th 2015, 21:59
related countries: Germany Germany, Russia Russia
related places: Berlin

An ultra-patriotic Russian bike club begins a controversial ride to Berlin, despite Polish warnings that it will not allow them across the border.
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Poland bars Putin-backed bikers

Friday, April 24th 2015, 19:16

Poland refuses entry to Putin-supported biker group Night Wolves, saying it cannot ensure security for the gang on its WW2 commemorative ride.
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VIDEO: Polish farmers fight food rules

Tuesday, April 21st 2015, 23:13

Farmers in Poland say they are struggling to make a living because of strict food hygiene rules.
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Poland to buy US Patriot missiles

Tuesday, April 21st 2015, 21:10
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine, United States United States
related places: Patriot

Poland announces a major deal to buy Patriot surface-to-air missiles from the US, amid rising tensions with Russia over the Ukraine crisis.
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Poland fury at FBI Holocaust comment

Sunday, April 19th 2015, 22:17
related countries: United States United States

Poland summons the US ambassador and demands an apology over comments on the Holocaust by FBI director James Comey.
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VIDEO: School of wizardry opens in Poland

Saturday, April 11th 2015, 2:41

A castle in Poland has been transformed into a school of wizardry and for four days sorcerers are taking part in live action role plays.
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Poland remembers Smolensk air crash

Friday, April 10th 2015, 10:52

Poland remembers the 2010 Smolensk air disaster which killed its president and top officials - a crash not yet fully explained.
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Poles plan Kaliningrad watch towers

Monday, April 6th 2015, 11:35
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Kaliningrad

Poland is to build observation towers along its land border with the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad, according to a Polish news agency.
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Republic of Ireland 1-1 Poland

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 20:51
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Shane Long's late goal rescues a vital draw for the Republic of Ireland against Poland in the Euro 2016 qualifier.
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Polish MPs offered military training

Thursday, March 5th 2015, 18:31
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Parliamentarians in Poland will be offered military training because of fears that the war in Ukraine could spread to neighbouring countries.
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Court hears Polanski extradition case

Wednesday, February 25th 2015, 12:07
related countries: United States United States

Filmmaker Roman Polanski appears in a Polish court in connection with a request to extradite him to the US for having had sex with a 13-year-old girl.
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Polanski to attend court hearing

Tuesday, February 17th 2015, 17:03
related countries: United States United States

Roman Polanski's lawyer says the film-maker will attend a Polish court hearing concerning a US extradition request.
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Auschwitz survivors appeal to world

Tuesday, January 27th 2015, 18:11

Auschwitz survivors urge the world not to allow a repeat of the crimes of the Holocaust as they mark 70 years since the death camp's liberation.
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Polanski to cooperate in Poland

Wednesday, January 14th 2015, 10:59
related countries: United States United States

Director Roman Polanski promises to cooperate with Polish prosecutors, who have been asked to extradite him to the US where he is wanted in a 1977 sex case.
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Murray wins but GB exit Hopman Cup

Friday, January 9th 2015, 15:46
related countries: United States United States

Andy Murray and Heather Watson win but Great Britain miss out as Poland and US reach the Hopman Cup final.
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Russian Baltic moves 'unprecedented'

Thursday, December 11th 2014, 10:59
related countries: Russia Russia

Poland complains of "unprecedented" Russian military activity in the Baltic Sea region, saying Nato is being tested but is not at risk of attack.
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Polish ex-leader admits CIA prisons

Wednesday, December 10th 2014, 16:44
related countries: United States United States

Former Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski admits his country let the CIA run a secret prison on its territory following the 9/11 attacks on the US.
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Poland drops kosher slaughter ban

Wednesday, December 10th 2014, 13:05

A Polish court rules that a ban on the ritual slaughter of animals for the needs of the Jewish community is unconstitutional.
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How Ikea assembled a win in Poland

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 0:01

How Ikea assembled a winning position in Poland
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Polish toddler survives night at -7C

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 17:50

Doctors in Poland say a two-year-old boy who was found unconscious after spending several hours in sub-zero temperatures is improving in hospital.
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Poland warns over benefits clampdown

Tuesday, December 2nd 2014, 11:12

Poland will not accept David Cameron's proposal to clampdown on EU migrants claiming benefits for four years, its deputy foreign minister says.
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