Described as an ‘ornithological sensation’, the appearance in the spring of two Urals a few kilometres south of Katowice was kept secret until this week for fear that the birds would be disturbed by legions of amateur bird watchers eager to get a look at the feathered predators.
Appearing on a local radio station in Katowice (southern Poland), where he is running for re-election in the coming parliamentary ballot, Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki hailed the Silesia region, of which Katowice is the capital, for its future potential.
PM Mateusz Morawiecki at a harvest feast rally in Dąbrowa Górnicza, south Poland, voiced hope that Poland will catch up economically with Western Europe in a decade or so.
Ultimately, uprisings in Silesia would see a large swathe of the region integrated into Poland.
The excavations carried out at the castle in Olsztyn and the hill it stands on shed fascinating light on Neanderthal life thousands of years ago.
A miraculous upturn in Katowice’s stock has seen the city transformed into a creative hub and a poster child for urban regeneration. Even more so, it’s fast earning a reputation as a distinct hive of cool.
As tantalizing new details of buried Nazi treasure are revealed, TFN’s Stuart Dowell reports on the findings and probes the mysterious religious organisation which held the diary for decades and was associated with Nazi cult worship in the 30s and 40s.
The diary offers detailed lists of each of the eleven treasure caches. One is said to contain 28 tonnes of gold while another contains 47 works of art including works by Botticelli, Rubens, Cesanne, Carravagio, Monet, Durer, Raffael and Rembrandt.
Cyclists can hurtle along the dual-carriage way at speeds of up to 50km per hour and police will patrol the route to prevent frustrated car drivers who might be tempted to use the cycle way to avoid traffic jams.
The tunnel, 40 metres underground and started in 1799, is the latest attraction in a process that has seen Zabrze repurpose its former coal mining infrastructure for tourism. The whole tour takes 2.5 hours, most of which is on foot and the journey finishes with a 30-minute boat ride.