VIDEO: Having previously scaled Warsaw’s Marriott Hotel and a string of other urban international landmarks, Marcin Banot was interrupted by emergency workers who brought a premature end to his latest vertical adventure.
An investigative team of the Polish National Prosecutor's Office has filed to a Warsaw court for the temporary arrest of three Russian air traffic controllers who were on duty at the time when a Polish presidential plane crashed in Smolensk over 10 years ago.
After months of meticulous research, author Sylwia Winnik gathered together eight accounts of children who spent part of their childhood in the German prison in occupied Warsaw for her new book Dzieci z Pawiaka (The Children from Pawiak). TFN’s Stuart Dowell met her to find out more.
Ambassador Artur Michalski visited the Belarusian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday to rebuke officials after learning about the detentions as the desperate mum of one of the students says she hasn’t heard from her son since Monday night and pleads for his release.
Following demonstrations in Belarus after last Sunday's presidential elections, two Polish students have been arrested in Minsk, Polish MP Michal Szczerba from Poland's main opposition, Civic Coalition (KO), has said, adding that the Polish consular authorities were working on the matter.
Police have arrested 48 people after LGBT rights activists staged a protest on Friday evening in central Warsaw over a court decision to detain another LGBT rights activist for damaging a van with anti-LGBT slogans in June. The protest evolved into skirmishes with police.
Poland's former Transport Minister Sławomir Nowak will remain in custody for the next three months, a Warsaw court decided on Wednesday.