The sailing crew had been setting out from the port of Łeba in Poland on a sea cruise when they spotted the exhausted animal floundering in the water.
A Polish Medical Air Rescue (LPR) aircraft carrying three more victims of Saturday's coach crash in Croatia landed in Warsaw on Friday afternoon.
After seeing one of the newly-hatched chicks plummeting to the ground, quick-thinking researchers from the University of Rzeszów rushed to the rescue.
After locating the chick called Varso, Jola Saratowicz climbed on to the roof of the Palace of Culture and after chasing the young falcon around finally managed to grab it, saving it from certain death.
Community cop Fabian Walotek had been on duty when he spotted smoke pouring from a 10th floor apartment block in Sosnowiec, southwest Poland. Hammering on the front door and failing to get an answer he then heard a faint ‘moaning’ sound.
Attempts to rescue seven miners trapped below ground at the Pniowek coal mine in southern Poland have been abandoned, Jastrzebska Spolka Weglowa (JSW), the company owning the mine, announced on Friday.
Setting off on Saturday as part of a practice run for evacuating Ukraine’s wounded, when the crew arrived in Mostyska and found thousands of refugees waiting to leave they decided to turn their practice into reality and take as many as possible to safety in Poland.
The group known as ‘Walruses’ from Środa Śląska were taking their annual festive plunge when they spotted the floundering pooch after it had fallen through the lake’s thin icy covering.
After climbing through the apartment window, Private Marcin Piotrowski plucked the screaming girl from the floor and managed to hand her to a neighbour before going back in to search for her family and being blown off his feet by an explosion.
The six adorable kittens were discovered tangled up in netting after the three-man crew had set off from Kołobrzeg.