With the final curtain drawn on 2021, TFN's Alex Webber takes a look at the year that awaits and those unmissable places that demand your attention.
Described by some as “micro works of art”, four models have so far debuted in a string of unexpected locations around the town centre. But unlike the more famous trail of gnomes in Wrocław, this one has seen the pint-sized heroes set inside miniature display cases depicting intricate scenes relating to daily life.
A 16-strong team uncovered over half a ton of the wreckage buried in specially dug pits. The engine was missing and despite finding an airman’s boot no bodies of the crew were found.
Thought to have been derived from ancient Silesian demonology, the strange creatures later introduced into children’s stories to act as bogeyman figures are now looking to populate the streets of Katowice thanks to artist Grzegorz Chudy.
In 2019, specialists managed to locate the crash site of the WWII US Airforce Flying Fortress in Jordanów Śląski where they have now discovered human remains thought to belong to the aircrew.
In our continuing series on the changing faces of Polish cities, this week we take a look at the Silesian capital of Katowice.
The head of Poland's main opposition party has attacked the government for issuing new coal mining licences and warned that this could deprive Silesia province of billions of EU funds.
Government and union delegates in Katowice, southern Poland on Friday sealed a social contract for the Polish mining sector as Poland enters an EU-imposed energy transformation procedure aimed at eliminating coal from the European energy mix.
A highway patrol officer became an overnight hero after delivering the unborn baby deer found falling out of its dead mother's stomach following the fatal accident in Bielsko-Biała.
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.