Poland to build Warsaw Ghetto museum

Poland will build a museum focused on life and death in the infamous World War II-era Warsaw Ghetto, where Nazi Germany imprisoned nearly 500,000 Jews during the Holocaust, a minister said on Nov. 17, according to Agence France-Presse. “The museum will be located in a building that had been used

In Poland, WOMEX 2017 Takes The Pulse Of Global Latinx Grooves

Known mostly as a mining town until about two decades ago, the city of Katowice, Poland has recently transformed itself into a music capital with world-class facilities. For five days at the end of October, the city hosted the 23rd edition of WOMEX — World Music Expo — a mostly

Record spending on physical education in Poland next year: Witold Bańka

Poland’s government will set aside a record budget for physical education next year, officials have said to The News PL. Spending is expected to total PLN 1.24 billion (EUR 290 million, USD 350 million), growing by almost 13 percent from this year. According to Sports Minister Witold Bańka, increased expenditure shows

Boxing museum opens in Warsaw

A boxing museum highlighting the glory days of Polish pugilism has opened at Warsaw’s Gwardia Hall sports arena. The museum has been named after Polish coach Feliks Stamm, who trained Polish boxers for seven consecutive Olympic Games between 1936 and 1968. He died in April 1976. The highlights of the collection

Young people are borrowing to cover basic living costs

FCA boss raises alarm over growing debt burden of young people in UK as number of insolvent 18- to 34-year-olds jumps by a third. The head of Britain’s financial regulator has warned that a growing number of young people are having to borrow to cover basic living costs. Andrew Bailey, the chief

Hundreds of thousands expected to join mass rosary prayer along Polish border

Catholics will gather along Poland's 2,000-mile border to pray for their country, Catholic Herald reports. Poland’s bishops have urged Catholics to join a mass rosary prayer along the country’s border to mark the end of the Fatima centenary, and pray for the salvation of their country. Organizers expect up to a million

Minsk, Lodz to strengthen cooperation in education, healthcare, culture, sport

Minsk and Poland's Lodz are set to strengthen cooperation in education, healthcare, culture, and sport. The matter was discussed at a meeting between Minsk Mayor Andrei Shorets and Lodz Vice Mayor Krzysztof Piatkowski on 11 September, BelTA has learned. Krzysztof Piatkowski noted that Lodz and Minsk have a twinning agreement

Judicial reforms consulted

Andrzej Duda

President Andrzej Duda consulted his proposed judicial reforms with all parliamentary caucuses last week. Officials of the governing party Law and Justice (PiS) called the meeting "useful." The atmosphere of the meeting was good, a presidential chancellery insider told Rzeczpospolita daily. During the meeting with main opposition party Civic Platform (PO), Duda