Around 700 crates of artwork were smuggled out of Łańcut castle towards the end of WWII by the aristocratic Potocki family to avoid falling into the hands of advancing Red Army soldiers. The pieces were then sold off in dribs and drabs until noble businessman Maciej Radziwiłł found 20 surviving paintings in the Peruvian capital.
Southern Poland's industrial capital Katowice is getting ready to host the 2022 World Urban Forum (WUF), one of the biggest UN conferences.
By exempting young people from the personal income tax, the government shows that it is determined to keep them in Poland, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said in the central town of Sochaczew on Tuesday.
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.
The recently modernised military air base in Lask, central Poland, belongs to the most advanced objects of its kind in Europe and is equipped to receive even the heaviest aircraft, Defence Minister Mariusz Blaszczak said on Monday during a visit to the Lask air base.
The pipeline will help end Polish dependency on Russian energy by bringing in Norwegian gas.
Ultimately, uprisings in Silesia would see a large swathe of the region integrated into Poland.
Breaking from tradition, the parade was switched from Warsaw to Katowice so as to honour the centenary of the Silesian Uprising.
Leading German business daily Handelsblatt, which literally translates as ‘commerce paper,’ on Tuesday has written of the Polish economic miracle.
The report also praised Bydgoszcz for being the safest and Łódź for offering the best value for money.