Donald Tusk, the leader of the European People's Party in the European Parliament and a former Polish prime minister, has criticised delays in the trial of the man accused of murdering the mayor of Gdańsk Paweł Adamowicz.
EXCLUSIVE: The Polish man was rushed to hospital in Plymouth, UK, in November after suffering a heart attack which left him with “severe and irreversible brain damage.” Now the UK High Court has ruled his life support be switched off, saying “it is not in his best interests for life sustaining treatment to be given.”
Advances in technology have enabled police to arrest a suspect in the 1994 murder of Zyta Michalska.
The 75 victims buried today, which include three infants, were discovered during archaeological work carried out earlier this year by a special section of Poland’s Institute of National Remembrance.
Just five days after being elected as Poland’s first president in the newly independent second republic, Gabriel Narutowicz was gunned down in cold blood during the opening of an art exhibition. TFN’s Nick Westerby looks back at the extraordinary events 98 years ago today.
Polish President Andrzej Duda described the terrorist attack on French school teacher Samuel Paty as a barbaric act that moved all Poles, in a letter to his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron.
WARNING! GRAPHIC IMAGES: Seventy-eight years ago this week, Germans carried out one of the most shocking, depraved and grotesque incidents of the Holocaust: they took away all the children aged under 10 in the Łódź Ghetto and murdered them.
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.
The court ruled that the 93-year-old “took part in the whole mass murder, helping your commanders, watching people die of hunger, disease and entering the crematorium from which they never left. You had to see the corpses because the corpses lay everywhere.”
The discovery described by museum staff as "exceptional" was made during conservation work on shoes that make up part of the permanent exhibition at the Auschwitz museum.