A group of six Polish women including film director Agnieszka Holland have written to US Vice-President Kamala Harris to raise the alarm over what they call "a serious threat to freedom of speech in Poland" over TVN's struggle to renew its licence.
Historians are wondering how 118 coins minted during the Carolingian Empire, a Frankish dynasty who ruled over what is today much of France, Germany and Italy in the period 750–887 AD, managed to find their way to Poland, as in the 9th century it was an area inhabited by pagan Prussians.
The 2,000-year-old discovery, the first of its kind in the country, was made next to the remains of an ancient temple in the ancient city of Nea Paphos in Cyprus.
Developed by Hitler’s scientists to attack Allied cities in retaliation for their bombings of German cities, the V-2 rocket dubbed ‘Hitler’s Wonder Weapon’ was discovered in the village of Mokre in eastern Poland.
Inside archaeologists came across bullets belonging to both German and Soviet troops leading researchers to believe it could have been the site of fierce fighting in 1944.
The grim discovery thought to date back to the Bronze Age was made in the village of Tuchola Żarska after local schoolchildren began digging around with a bucket and spade.
The banknotes from 1940-1941 were discovered under a thick layer of hay when the barn’s owner was demolishing the farm building.
Archaeologists working at the Tunel Wielki cave in the Kraków-Częstochowa Upland in southeast Poland, say the girl with a chaffinch head in her mouth had come over with an army of invaders during the 1655 Swedish Deluge, a mid-17th century invasion and occupation of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.
Designed by one of the eminent ceramic artists of the PRL era, Bolesław Książek, the tiles were revealed while renovations were being conducted on Złota Kurka, a milk bar that first opened in 1952 in Warsaw’s MDM district.
The mummy was subjected to several sets of tomographic scans, X-rays and a three-dimensional visualization which allowed a closer examination of the entire fetus which established that the woman was in the 26-28th week of pregnancy.