The head of the National Bank of Poland (NBP) has asked the management board of the central bank for permission to buy another 100 tonnes of gold in order to expand the state's gold reserves.
Poland wants to build up its gold reserves, the head of the National Bank of Poland (NBP) has said in an interview.
Dawid Tomala brought home the gold in the Olympic men's 50km race walk in Sapporo on Friday.
Poland's Wojciech Nowicki won gold for the hammer throw at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo on Wednesday with a throw of 82.52m while teammate Pawel Fajdek threw the hammer 81.53m to take bronze, and a second bronze was won by Patryk Dobek in the 800m.
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.