In this edition of The Debrief, we’re in the central city of Bydgoszcz for the annual vintage photo festival.
The team of researchers from the Nicholas Copernicus University in Toruń found that the body in the village of Pień had a sickle placed over its neck, which they say would have been to prevent her from returning to mortality, and a padlock on the big toe of her left foot.
Nicole Baryła, 14, and Łukasz Furtak, 16, were found staying in a luxurious EUR 1,400 per night apartment in the Italian capital after disappearing from their homes in Bydgoszcz and sparking a two-week manhunt.
Designed by the Sergiel architectural studio which specialises in dome-related architecture, the surreal Dali-esque family home will be ready later this year.
Writing on Facebook today, prime minister Mateusz Morawiecki said: "The Greater Poland Uprising was a great and victorious act of courage and heroism (which) contributed significantly to the rebirth of the independent Republic of Poland!”
Omitted from the maps for the full duration of the Cold War, this tiny town (current population: 4,500), was at the very heart of the Soviet Union’s military presence in Poland. For decades, no-one knew it existed and that sense of secrecy lingers to this day.
After developing 3D printed, biodegradable eco-mask adapters for the health service, Professor Marek Macko (right) will now turn his corn waste and proprietary blend polymer mix into adaptors for the fire service, before making them commercially available.
The network, ‘Tour Guides without Borders’ (Przewodnicy Bez Granic), which brings together 50 professional Polish tour guides from 24 countries, has grown quickly to attract a loyal group of 18, 000 followers since its launch in March 2020 and can boast a regular turn-out of 1,000 viewers for each online tour.
After travelling the length and breadth of the country in pursuit of pleasure, our man Webber says he’s hit the jackpot TEN TIMES!
The coins date from between 1657 and 1667, pointing to their minting shortly after the Deluge, a series of wars with Sweden throughout the 17th century which wreaked havoc and destruction throughout the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.