Józef Krasowski proved he’s ‘knot’ too bad after becoming the youngest Pole to ever win a world championship sporting event when he secured a blistering 36 point victory at the O’pen Skiff international regatta in Calsetta, Sardinia. So, how a-boat that!
In May, the gold reserves of the National Bank of Poland (NBP) rose by 60 ounces compared to April, the bank has announced.
To mark the 60th anniversary of one of the most valuable hoards of treasure ever found in Europe, TFN’s Nick Westerby travelled to Toruń to find out more about the stash and where it came from.
The dig at an old orangery in the palace grounds in the village of Minkowskie is being carried out by the Silesian Bridge Foundation which says it has a war diary written by a Waffen SS officer at the end of the war.
Treasure hunters say they have located 10 tonnes of Nazi gold worth nearly half a billion pounds that was stolen by SS chief Heinrich Himmler at the end of WWII in order to establish a Fourth Reich.
Archaeologists from the University of Wrocław came across hundreds of artefacts belonging to the African variety of Homo erectus, the ancestor of humans (Homo sapiens), about 70 km east of the present-day city of Atbara.
Measuring nearly 7 centimetres in diameter and weighing a hefty 174.9 grams, the 50 duct gold coin from 1621 is masterpiece of baroque engraving and a pearl of Polish coinage.
The Zeppelin Staaken took off from Breslau on On 4 August 1919, but never arrived at its destination of Kamieniec Podolski in Ukraine. Now researchers say they have found it in a forest near Raciborz, southwest Poland.
A 17th century church in the heart of Poland’s capital Warsaw has just had a very expensive make-over.
The deposits are thought to consist of a tonne of pure gold along with 5,000 tonnes of gold ore.