The Russian Foreign Ministry expressed readiness on Wednesday to help Poland organise a visit by a Polish delegation to Smolensk and Katyn in western Russia on April 10 to mark the 10th anniversary of a Polish government plane crash.
The head of Poland's National Security Bureau (BBN) started on Tuesday a three-day visit to Lithuania and Latvia to discuss bilateral relations in light of the regional presence of the allied US army and the planned Defender Europe 2020 exercise.
Former presidents Bronislaw Komorowski and Aleksander Kwasniewski on Tuesday appealed for more rights for Ukrainians employed in Poland.
Poland's wind power potential on the Baltic Sea is estimated over 10 GW, Deputy Climate Minister Ireneusz Zyska informed on Tuesday. Zyska, the government's commissioner for renewable energy, said Poland could achieve the 10 GW level after 2030-33.
A woman who did her masters on the possibility of making a real life light sabre has had her project turned into a state-of-the-art instrument for helping people to recover from cataract surgery.
4X4: skeleton of dinosaur dug up in Silesia indicates ancestors of dinosaurs were four legged, not two
Scientists from Warsaw University have proved that dinosaurs evolved directly from four-legged animals, thanks to research on the Silesaurus opolensis, a Triassic reptile whose skeletons were found in Silesia. Previously, it was believed that dinosaurs were evolved from two-legged animals.
As the world marks International Day of Women and Girls in Science, Poland can boast one of the most balanced female-to-male ratios in science, with 49.5 percent being comprised of females. In real terms that means 611,700 of Poland’s 1,252,900 scientist and engineers are female.
A rocket packing Polish instruments will blast off on February 9 on a one-way mission to the Sun in an effort to answer some of the biggest questions surrounding our system’s star.
A Wrocław-based carpenter wants to plant a tree for every cubic meter of wood he uses and has invited other woodworkers to join him.
Polish crafters have been using their skills to help kangaroos and other animals rescued from the Australian bushfires.
The Auschwitz Memorial Museum has hit out at the makers of the Amazon's new TV series Hunters for making up scenes of violence against the camp’s prisoners.
The Tatra Museum in Zakopane has released a series of handcrafted souvenirs to combat tacky Chinese imports.
The Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH) has prepared a national stall for Hannover Messe 2020, Europe's biggest industrial fair, and encourages Polish businesses to take part in the event.
The value of Poland's pharmaceutical market will grow to PLN 38.5 billion (EUR 8.9 billion) in 2020, up by 3.7 percent on the previous year, according to a report by PEX PharmaSequence, a company monitoring the market.
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted formal consent to Polish gas monopolist PGNiG to start drilling for oil and gas in the North Sea's PL460 concession, or Skogul deposit, PGNiG announced in a Tuesday press release.
Poland's first electric car, being designed by stylists of renowned Italian studio Torino Design, will be ready for show by mid-year in two prototype versions - hatchback and SUV, ElectroMobility Poland President Piotr Zaremba has told PAP.
Poland defeated world champions Spain (80-69) in a qualifier for the EuroBasket 2021 basketball championships in Zaragoza on Sunday.
Four decades ago today, two Polish climbers made history with first ever winter ascent of Mt. Everest
Forty years ago today Leszek Cichy and Krzysztof Wielicki completed the first winter ascent of the highest mountain in the world, Mount Everest.
A Warsaw-based cyclist has just completed a 400-kilometre journey in four days through the wilds of Siberia despite temperatures as low as -60°C.
Polish star of America’s world-class NBA basketball league Marcin Gortat has announced his retirement from the sport two days before his 36th birthday.
An innovative start-up has scooped top prize at the Polish Development Fund’s ‘School of Pioneers’ awards after debuting a line of virtual reality headsets designed to help children with autism.
A Puławy bio-material firm has won the Chivas Venture 2020 prize for best start-up.
Two Polish start-ups, Hyper Poland and Blinkee.city, have been included on the prestigious Lufthansa Innovation Hub list from among global projects aimed at transforming transport, the Rzeczpospolita daily has reported.
An app for patients diagnosed with cancer, which will guide them through different stages of therapy, help coordinate treatment and rehabilitation, as well as provide useful tips has been designed by a Polish start-up.
Netflix has begun production on the second season of “The Witcher” amid rumours that it could include Polish actors.
Recently deceased film director Jerzy Gruza, best known for his comedies and popular TV serials, was laid to rest in a Friday ceremony in Warsaw. Gruza has been posthumously decorated with a Polonia Restituta Commander's Cross for his contributions to national culture.
London’s Polish community has launched a campaign to save an artwork by a Polish sculptor and have it on permanent display in the city.
A new animation entitled “Kill it and leave this town” by Polish director Mariusz Wilczyński will premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival, which begins on 20 February.
Thousands of historically valuable books, photographs and documents belonging to a Warsaw Uprising hero have been saved after they were thrown into a rubbish skip in Warsaw.
Where once the Polish museum experience involved being trailed by overly-zealous curators actively seeking to castigate unfortunates for straying too close to the antiquities, today, a new breed of cultural institution have journeyed in the opposite direction, actively encouraging their visitors to get hands on and fiddle with the displays. Places, for example, like Warsaw’s Museum of Computers and Games.
When Chopin died in France at the early age of thirty-nine his famous deathbed wish was that his heart should be cut out from his body and sent to Poland.
British writer Dermot Turing spoke on Tuesday about the role of Polish mathematicians in decoding Nazi Germany's World War II Enigma code at the Józef Piłsudski Institute in New York. Breaking Enigma enabled the Allies to monitor German military plans.
“It was very cold and we had nothing to eat, and as a result the child died of cold and hunger”: testimonies show horror of Soviet deportations
At the beginning of February 1940, the Soviets started a series of deportations to Siberia from Polish territories that they had occupied since September 17, 1939.