Film director Jerzy Gruza died on Sunday night in Warsaw aged 87, the Polish Filmmakers' Association told PAP. Gruza was a successful feature film and TV director, best known for the immensely popular TV series "Czterdziestolatek" (The 40 Year Old Man).
Storm Sabine, also known as Ciara, hit Poland on Monday with winds of up to 100 km/h killing two people in the southern mountain town of Bukowina Tatrzanska.
As lead singer and song writer of Budka Suflera Romuald Lipko left his mark on the country’s culture.
A miner sought by rescue teams after a Friday tremor in the Rudna copper mine in southwestern Poland is dead, the mine-owning KGHM copper company has informed.
Dubbed “a true friend of Poland” by the Polish ambassador in London, Jim Auton, a bomb aimer serving in 178 Squadron, took part in perilous missions to keep Polish combatants equipped during the ’44 Uprising.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs told PAP on Wednesday that it had confirmed earlier reports that a Polish citizen had died on Mount Elbrus, in the Caucasus Mountains in southern Russia. The Pole disappeared on Tuesday.
Polish President Andrzej Duda has described the late British conservative philosopher, Sir Roger Scruton, as a great friend of the Polish people and of a sovereign and independent Poland.
Eight bodies of four adults and four children have been found by rescuers in the debris of a house destroyed by a gas explosion in the town of Szczyrk, southern Poland, Silesian provincial governor Jarosław Wieczorek reported on Thursday noon.
Poland's former minister for the environment, Professor Jan Szyszko, died this morning at the age of 75, Polish President Andrzej Duda tweeted on Wednesday.
Janusz Kondratiuk, a Polish director and screenwriter, died on Monday following a battle with pancreatic cancer at the age of 76, PAP was told by Polish Film Institute head Jacek Bromski.