City officials say proposals to reduce Kraków’s pigeon population by employing a falconer are justified because the birds’ droppings destroy monuments and can carry dangerous diseases. Opponents say the scheme is bird-brained.
A pop-up museum inside a bunker at the Heineken Open’er Music Festival; a so-called ‘UFO Chicken Coop’ at the Saint Louis Science Center; and a temporary ‘Polish Refuge’ on a Brazilian terraced rooftop - all play a role in Jakub Szczęsny’s portfolio which is as diverse as it is adventurous.
One of Warsaw’s leading and pioneering restauranteurs, Pawełek has much to say about the Polish food scene and how to carve out success in the restaurant business.
From traditions harking back to pagan times to breakfast tables groaning under the weight of food, a Polish Easter is like no other.
An environmental scourge, plastic bags pollute the oceans and litter streets and the countryside and, as a consequence, plans are afoot to limit their use.
The State Forest Authority warned that unless urgent action was taken, the ‘mysterious’ military facility in the town of Hajnówka that lies on the western edge of the forest could trigger a devastating fire.
While there are other bearcats in captivity in Europe, it is rare for them to reproduce. Also known as binturongs, bearcats are native to South-East Asia but are now an endangered species.
According to Eurostat, Poland ranks fifth in the EU in terms of the amount of food wasted, generating around 9 million tonnes of food waste per year, or over 200 kg per person.
A mix of rugby, dodgeball and tag, the game is played by two opposing teams with seven players carrying broomsticks between their legs.
Final exams for students ending lower secondary schools, or gimnazjums, have been going on peacefully and in accordance with the law and procedures, Polish Education Minister Anna Zalewska said on Wednesday afternoon.