Dating back to the 12th century, the oldest school in Poland doesn’t disappoint those expecting the country’s version of Harry Potter’s Hogwarts. Ghosts are alleged to stalk the corridors, pupils share the grounds with over 600 corpses, and its alumni include leaders, presidents and saints. TFN’s Stuart Dowell went to find out more.
The near-9.1mln USD is the highest price ever paid for a piece of Polish artwork. Included among the artist’s admirers are American pop icon Madonna who is a collector of her work and has featured it in music videos to several of her songs.
The man and wife team converted the rotting old hut into a cozy home for the 82-year-old pensioner known affectionately as ‘Grandma’ after seeing her appeal for help on a local charity site. With just her dog for company, the pensioner told TFN: ‘I thought I was going to die there.’
Six Polish female researchers were awarded a stipend for women in science on Wednesday by L'Oreal and UNESCO. "The role of women in science is indispensable," said Deputy Science Minister Piotr Mueller.
An institution in the city, members of the Garzyński family has been behind the lens since Poland regained its independence.
Major buildings, bridges and monuments were illuminated worldwide on Saturday and Sunday with the white and red of the Polish flag in celebration of Poland's Independence centenary and Independence Day.
The interior minister announced on Monday that over 250,000 persons took part in a Sunday White and Red march on Poland's Independence Day in Warsaw.
TFN delves into the history books to find out how and where the Warsaw public ate, drank and made merry between the wars.
TFN’s Alex Webber takes a look at the building’s extraordinary past and its stunning reincarnation.
On a crisp, sunny November morning, TFN’s Jacek Borowski met up with model-maker Paweł Chmurzyński to find out about his charming reproductions of the Warsaw of yesteryear – and how one of his creations ended up on Iron Maiden’s Flight 666 soundtrack.