Installed inside the Palace of Culture & Science in the 1950s, Alina Szapocznikow’s Przyjaźń (Friendship) sculptor was removed after the fall of communism and kept in the garden of the removal firm’s boss. Now worth nearly 1 million PLN, he’s selling it, but Palace officials want it back.
As an artist, Józef Mehoffer was one of the main representatives of the Young Poland (Młoda Polska) modernist period around the start of the 20th Century, leading up to the restoration of Polish independence in 1918. His work spanned painting, book illustration, furniture design and stained-glass windows.
One of the first flowers to emerge in spring, the Crocus is often called the lightbulb flower. Now, Poland’s Tatra mountains are full of them as they begin to come into bloom.
The increase could be a result of the government introducing payments of 500 PLN for every second and additional child born.
The Boat Race is one of the oldest sporting events in the world, attracting up to 250,000 members of the public as well as Oxbridge students and alumni to the banks of Thames, with tens of millions of others watching it on TV.
Affluent design gems have given this leafy town a residual sense of continuing prosperity. In turn, the aesthetics and atmosphere of yesteryear have helped foster a new wave of interest from a more discerning breed of visitor.
Ahead of Sunday’s F1 comeback, TFN’s Joanna Jasińska takes a look back at the racing legend’s extraordinary life.
Consisting of 19 microphones with 360-degree recording capabilities, the ZM-1 mic is set to transform professional music recordings.
Thanks to the robots, children will see on their tablets everything that is going on in the enclosures, and will even be able to visit parts of the zoo not usually available to visitors.
Under draft acts authored by the Interior Ministry foreign job-seekers, business start-uppers and students in Poland will have to have from PLN 200 to 2.500 (EUR 47 - 581) for their return trip or transit to a third country.