Police calls for driver safety as summer vacation begins

The Polish police launched a road safety campaign on Friday, when children leave school for a year and families leave for holidays. Police are to step up patrols along routes towards Poland's major vacation destinations. “We're not trying to make life difficult for drivers. We are trying to ensure the safety of

Poland’s climate policy is based on responsibility, says PM Morawiecki

Responsibility is the foundation of Poland's climate policy and our goal is to find the right balance between environment protection and economic and social growth, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said in Berlin on Tuesday. PM Morawiecki took part in a Petersburg Climate Dialogue Conference at which representatives of more than 30 countries

Prime Minister: President Kaczynski was a man of the solidarity movement

The late President Lech Kaczynski was a man of solidarity even before it was created, said Prime Minister Mateusz Moravecki in Szczecin, in North-West Poland, in front of the residence of the solidarity movement. The PM took part in the unveiling of the monument to the late Polish President on Saturday. "Looking

Train crashes into truck in Poland, 28 injured

The truck driver was killed and 28 people were injured after the truck drove into the path of a passenger train in Poland on Wednesday, according to reports. The train was derailed in the crash on a rail crossing near Gryfino in north-western Poland, close to the German border, public broadcaster

“March for life and family” in Warsaw and other Polish cities

The main slogan of the "March for life and family", which for the 13th time took place on the streets of Warsaw on Sunday, was " Poland is strong through family!" The participants of the Warsaw manifestation pressed for the "prompt passing of a law protecting the rights of unborn children." "It

Poland aims to crack down on designer drugs

Poland’s health minister has said legal changes are being planned to help crack down on designer drugs. Around a dozen people aged 14 to 30 from the north-western town of Trzebiatów were taken to hospitals at the beginning of this week after they showed symptoms of ingesting psychoactive drugs. Some of

Firefighters have caused 700 times as storms wreak havoc

Firefighters were called out nearly 700 times between Sunday and Monday morning as storms and fierce winds wreaked havoc across southern Poland, fire department spokesman Paweł Frątczak has said. Eleven buildings, including five residential properties, were damaged on Sunday, while firefighters were called out 107 times to clear roads blocked by

Poland hosts drum fest

The Drums Fusion international percussion festival has started with a bang in the north-central Polish city of Bydgoszcz. Concerts, workshops and parades will be among the attractions at the festival, which runs for six days. Workshops running until Wednesday will be led by Polish and foreign drum virtuosos with a range of