Passengers “stuck” in Poland after flight redirection

Around 50 third-level students were among the passengers stranded in Poland after a Ryanair flight from Krakow to Dublin was delayed and then re-routed on Friday. The group were final year UCD Science students, on their last group trip before finishing university. Eyewitnesses said some of the original flight's passengers remained in

Priest refused communion to Polish presidential candidate

A priest at a Warsaw church denied Szymon Hołownia, a TV presenter and journalist standing in this year’s presidential elections, the right to communion, the most important Catholic sacrament. Hołownia described how, after he had queued up with other congregants for communion, the priest “turned his back” on him, and

Stunning “village for the homeless” – the most “beautiful refuge in Europe”

A shelter built for the homeless has unexpectedly found itself in the public spotlight after capturing the media’s attention on account of its innovative design. Created by the Warsaw-based architectural firm Xystudio, the one-level structure was specifically designed to cater for marginalized people, many of whom are elderly and disabled, that

150,000 euro grants available in Norway for bilateral energy projects

Grants from the Norwegian and European Economic Area Funds are to be made available for bilateral projects in the fields of renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy security and reducing climate change, Poland's Ministry of Climate announced on Friday. Friday saw the start of applications for project co-financing. The ministry explained in a

Armenia bans import of poultry meat and products from two Polish regions

Armenia's State Food Safety Service said it has banned imports of poultry from two provinces of Poland- Wielkopolski and Lublin. It said the ban comes into effect today. It said also the ban is aimed at preventing the penetration of highly pathogenic bird flu recorded in these two Polish areas into

The Czech Veterinary Office warns that Polish bird flu epidemic could spread

The Czech Veterinary Office (SVS) has warned poultry farmers and meat importers of the possible spread of an ongoing bird flu epidemic in neighbouring Poland. The warning came after Polish authorities reported a fifth outbreak of the H5N8 strain of avian flu. Hundreds of thousands of birds could already be affected. The

Kenes Rakishev to merge Sirin Labs with cybersecurity startup

Kenes Rakishev

Sirin Labs will overwinter the lack of interest to blockchain technology by joining forces with the yet unnamed Israeli cybersecurity startup. The plan, which is already confirmed by Kenes Rakishev and Mosche Hogeg, is on the final stages of implementing. We think, that we know what kind of security startup