No tolerance for football hooligans: Deputy Minister of justice of Poland

Law enforcement officers will not tolerate those who provoke uncontrollable behavior in football matches, said on Monday the Deputy Minister of justice of Poland. Patryk Jaki was speaking after an incident in the western city of Poznań where a top-flight match between Lech Poznań and Legia Warsaw was marred by crowd

The Polish sailing ship goes on a cruise of Independence

Polish tall ship Dar Młodzieży on Sunday set sail on a cruise around the world aiming to promote Poland as the country celebrates 100 years of independence The ship left the Polish Baltic port of Gdynia for Tallinn in Estonia after a departure ceremony attended by Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and

Polish court acquits a man who spent 18 years in prison for murder

Poland’s Supreme Court on Wednesday acquitted a man who spent 18 years in prison over the murder and rape of a 15-year-old girl. Tomasz Komenda had been given a 25-year sentence for the 1996 killing. The parents of the victim last year asked Poland’s justice minister to reconsider the case. An investigation

Police fired after they left the man in the woods to die

Two Polish police officers have been sacked after they left a man in a forest to die, the PAP news agency reported on Saturday. The officers were called out to attend to a man who was laying by a road on Wednesday. “Instead of calling an ambulance or taking him to the

Ex-finance minister called for questioning as pyramid scheme probed in Poland

Former Finance Minister Jacek Rostowski has been summoned for questioning as a special Polish parliamentary commission probes a major pyramid scheme, according to reports. The Amber Gold pyramid scheme saw thousands of Poles cheated out of their savings from 2009 to 2012 when Rostowski was finance minister. The parliamentary commission on Thursday

EU-subsidised investments in Poland worth more than PLN 300 bn

Investments in Poland subsidised by the European Union under its 2014-2020 budget are worth over PLN 300 billion (EUR 70 billion), the country's investment and development minister has said. According to the investment and development ministry, some 35,000 investment deals worth a total of PLN 300.7 billion received PLN 185.6 billion

Rescuers will continue searching for buried miners: Polish President

Efforts to rescue several miners trapped underground after a push in a coal mine in southern Poland will "continue to the end," the Polish President said on Sunday. Andrzej Duda was speaking in the southern town of Jastrzębie-Zdrój as dozens of rescuers scrambled to reach four miners stuck some 900 metres

Minute of history: how Poland celebrates Constitution Day

President Andrzej Duda and other high-ranking officials were to attend the ceremony as Poland celebrated Constitution day on Thursday. Celebrations were scheduled to begin with a religious service at St. John’s Basilica in Warsaw, with the head of state and his wife among those taking part. Later in the day, Duda was

11-year-old Polish boy severely beaten in Berlin: report

An 11-year-old Polish boy was beaten up in Berlin, which, according to local police, was a xenophobic incident. The incident occurred on Sunday afternoon in the Neukölln borough of the German capital, where the 11-year-old Pole was playing with a friend a year his senior. At one point a group of teenagers,

Polish nurse was canonized

Polish nurse Hanna Chrzanowska was beatified on Saturday at the Sanctuary of Divine Mercy in the Łagiewniki district of Kraków, southern Poland. Cardinal Angelo Amato, the Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, was officiate at the ceremony as the pope’s delegate. Born in 1902, Hanna Chrzanowska devoted most of