Dropped into enemy-occupied Europe and with a price on her head, Skarbek once persuaded the Gestapo to release a resistance leader and two fellow agents.
President Andrzej Duda received credentials from the new German Ambassador to Poland. The acceptance of credentials by the head of state is the last stage of the procedure, after which Arndt Freytag von Loringhoven would start his diplomatic mission in Warsaw.
Both Polish and British citizens can continue to stand and vote in local elections in each other’s countries following the UK’s exit from the EU under a new agreement signed by the two governments, the Polish foreign minister said in a Friday statement.
Dubbed ‘Flying Death’ by the Germans, Stanisław Skalski saw action in Poland following the outbreak of war, later becoming the first Pole to command an RAF squadron. Miraculously avoiding death twice, after the war it seemed his luck had run out when he was arrested by the secret police on trumped up charges of espionage, tortured for over a year and then sentenced to be executed. But again, he survived.
More than half a million Polish citizens living in the United Kingdom have applied for 'settled status' to enable them to remain in the country after the Brexit transition period ends, the British Home Office announced on Thursday.
Writer Maja Wolny’s latest novel ‘Jasność makes for an unsettling read as she grapples with Brexit and climate change.
From Poland's perspective, the departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union with no deal reached should be avoided at all cost, Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said on private radio on Thursday.
A no-deal Brexit is a bad solution for both the United Kingdom and the European Union, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Tuesday after the British parliament rejected the UK-EU divorce deal brokered by British PM Theresa May.
Poland’s focus in Brexit negotiations is squarely on the status of Polish immigrants and continued British payments to the common budget but the country’s business has wide-ranging concerns.
Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz, along with the foreign ministers of the other Visegrad Group countries, Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Hungary, met on Friday at NATO headquarters with their British counterpart, Boris Johnson.