What do an astronaut, a military jet pilot and a simultaneous interpreter have in common? - Making decisions in a fraction of a second.
Opening its doors for the first time On May 8, 1971, the Spodek Arena in Katowice has since hosted dignitaries, rock stars and sporting royalty. Alex Webber looks back at the iconic building’s iconic history.
Lech Walesa, the former Solidarity leader who led the union in its historic struggle with Poland’s communist regime, has said Poles were not fighting the system, but those who are trying to destroy it.
Reputed to be the world’s largest “gallery” of outdoor murals, over sixty now decorate the once tomb-like blocks of Zaspa drawing tourists, TV crews and journalists from around the globe.
Taking place on the 81st anniversary of the outbreak of WWII, the money raised will be used to buy equipment for the Home for Autistic Children in Poznań and to continue last year’s fundraising efforts for the expansion of a school in Rwanda.
Former Solidarity leader and former Polish president Lech Wałęsa said on Monday that the 1980 August Agreements were the greatest victory in Poland's history. He made the statement on the 40th anniversary of their signing in Gdańsk, northern Poland.
Henryk Wujec, a former anti-communist activist and one of the founding fathers of the Solidarity trade union, was laid to rest on Monday in Warsaw's Powązki Military Cemetery. Wujec died on August 15 aged 79.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on Thursday laid flowers at the tomb of former Polish Prime Minister Jan Olszewski, marking the former PM's 90th birthday anniversary.
Fighting against both Nazi Germany and Soviet occupation during WWII, Kaczorowski went on to become president-in-exile until Poland’s first free presidential elections took place following the collapse of communism.
Poland's current state officials including President Andrzej Duda and Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki as well as a number of former heads of state and prime ministers will attend Saturday's funeral for murdered Gdańsk Mayor Paweł Adamowicz.