The 007 pistol was found with its holster and 50 rounds of 7.65 mm calibre ammunition on Tuesday, January 17, while workers were tearing up wooden floors in the attic of an apartment in the palace complex, which has been unused for 20 years.
Upon his arrival in Gliwice, Webber decides that instead of going to the pub he’ll do a bit of sightseeing – and in addition to some standard attractions he stumbles upon a delightful and hilarious detour.
Based in a leafy suburb of the capital, the elegant subterranean space seven metres below ground will have enough space for 10 Aston Martins, eight of which are in a private collection and include a DB2 Drophead, Vantage and DB5.
Documents reveal that a spy called James Bond worked at the British Embassy in Warsaw in 1960s.
Investigators at the Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) stumbled across documents showing that the man, whose full name was James Albert Bond, arrived in Warsaw on February 18, 1964, using the cover of secretary-archivist of the British Embassy's military attache.
Dropped into enemy-occupied Europe and with a price on her head, Skarbek once persuaded the Gestapo to release a resistance leader and two fellow agents.
Described as Churchill’s favourite spy, Krystyna Skarbek was one of Britain’s longest-serving female agents during WWII. English Heritage, the Polish Embassy and author Clare Mulley have been campaigning for the boutique hotel in London’s Kensington where she was knifed to death by a jealous lover to install a blue plaque in her memory.