It survived the Second World War and communism, but will it survive the next few years?
The chain of the Order of the White Eagle is set to be used by Poland's head of state for the first time since the 1930s.
Last worn in 1939, the Chain of the Order of the White Eagle is Poland’s oldest and most important gong, awarded for outstanding civil and military service for Poland, in both peace time and war.
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.