Police urge for safety as drivers head off for All Saints’

A police road safety campaign started in Poland on Wednesday as Poles hit the road for All Saints' Day. The campaign will continue until Sunday with 6,000 officers looking to ensure road safety on some of the heaviest traffic days of the year. Police will especially patrol roads into towns and around

Poland to change contested Supreme Court reforms?

Poland may change its contested Supreme Court laws, a senior conservative politician has said after a European Court decided that new rules forcing a number of Polish judges into retirement should be suspended. According to Adam Bielan, a deputy Speaker of Poland’s upper house of parliament, there is an “idea to

Polish tall ship to call at Hong Kong on Independence Cruise

A Polish tall ship aiming to promote the country as it celebrates 100 years of independence is expected to call at the port of Hong Kong on its cruise around the world. While in Hong Kong, the ship's crew will meet the local authorities and the area's Polish community, public broadcaster

Polish conservatives win local vote: late poll

The ruling conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party has won Poland’s local government elections, the state PAP news agency reported on Monday, citing what it said was a late poll. In Poland’s most important electoral test since Law and Justice came to power in the parliamentary elections of late 2015, the

Polish-born pope remembered on Papal Day

A host of events was due to be held as Poles on Sunday remembered John Paul II, the late Polish-born pope who headed the Roman Catholic Church from 1978 to 2005. Poland’s Roman Catholics were on Sunday marking Papal Day, an annual celebration that focuses on remembering and exploring the teachings

Women’s organisations allow left-wing candidate’s casual sexism to slide?

A conservative politician has urged feminist organisations to take a stance after a mayor of Legionowo, near Warsaw, made sexist comments during his campaign for reelection. The mayor, Roman Smogorzewski, was introducing his committee’s nominees for Legionowo city council when he turned to a female candidate, saying: “There’s a problem with

Polish scientists are working on a robot “spy fish” for the military

Polish scientists are working on a motor mechanism for the robot fish, designed to detect underwater activity by foreign fleets. The aim is to use smart materials to make the artificial fish invisible in the water to scanning devices, Poland’s PAP news agency reported. The Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, north-central Poland,

MoD and top US general discuss expanded US military presence in Poland

Expanding the presence of us troops in Poland was one of the main topics of Saturday's talks between defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak and Chairman of the joint chiefs of staff of the United States General Joseph Danford, the Ministry of defense of Poland reported. Dunford, who is an advisor to US

No independence without rural Poland-PM

There would be no independence without rural Poland, said Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki Sunday in wawolnica, South-Eastern Poland. Morawiecki, in Wąwolnica for a "Grateful to Rural Poland" event, reminded that 2018 marked Poland's independence centenary, and in this context observed that Poland would not have become an independent country without its

The admission of refugees on a voluntary basis only-PM at the EU summit

Poland at the informal EU summit in Salzburg, Austria, upheld its stand that refuge admissions to the EU countries could only take place on a voluntary basis, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Thursday in Salzburg. Morawiecki told a press conference that Poland's position in the matter was dictated by security and