Worth an estimated PLN 140,000 (EUR 29,803) the piece was officially weighed and measured at the city's Museum of Amber to mark World Amber Day. It will now enter the Guinness of Book of Records.
VIDEO: The former Top Gear trio who now host Amazon’s The Grand Tour (TGT) were seen filming in Gdańsk and Gdynia sparking fevered speculation that a Polish episode is on the cards.
According to shipping documents, the cargo was supposed to contain construction materials but instead had almost 33 million cigarettes without excise stamps.
In this episode of The Debrief, the university library up in the Baltic city of Gdańsk is hosting an exhibition which tells of the city’s links with English playwright William Shakespeare.
Jacek Balcerak and his cat called Parys are aiming to raise PLN 300,000 to finance surgery for Kinga, a 15-year-old girl suffering from arthrogryposis – a condition effecting the joints that has left the teenager in near constant pain and unable to walk properly.
As part of a global ranking of most visited locations, the software giant released the data to coincide with its launch 15 years ago.
The firing of a Gdansk shipyard worker in 1980 triggered a “butterfly effect” that led to the collapse of the Soviet empire, the prime minister said on Thursday.
Launching the initiative through an exhibition called ‘Wanted’, the organisers are hoping people both in Gdańsk and elsewhere will be encouraged to ‘search their homes and ask their friends’.
Titled ‘Images of Gdańsk on Glass Plate Negatives from the Collections of Stadtmuseum Danzig’, the hefty bi-lingual tome presents nearly 200 images taken from the National Museum of Gdańsk’s collection of almost 2,700 glass plates.
Polish customs officers discovered one of the world’s largest jumping spiders and other insects in parcel sent from the UK that officially contained boxes of spices.