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Court of Appeal rules that child brought to Ireland by mother should be returned to native Poland
# Courts
# Courts

Court of Appeal rules that child brought to Ireland by mother should be returned to native Poland

Aug 7th 2020, 10:47 AM 33,973 Views 0 Comments

The boy’s father brought proceedings before the Irish courts.

Opponents boycott ceremony as Poland's president sworn in for second term
# Andrzej Duda
# Andrzej Duda

Opponents boycott ceremony as Poland's president sworn in for second term

Aug 6th 2020, 6:10 PM 19,409 Views 55 Comments

Opponents have accused Andrzej Duda of undermining the constitution and of running a homophobic campaign.

'It's hard to be optimistic': Many Poles in Ireland uneasy at re-election of populist president
# Election
# Election

'It's hard to be optimistic': Many Poles in Ireland uneasy at re-election of populist president

Jul 14th 2020, 6:10 AM 28,976 Views 52 Comments

Andrzej Duda saw off a liberal challenger in a closely fought contest.

Conservative candidate on course for narrow victory in Poland's presidential election
# Second Term
# Second Term

Conservative candidate on course for narrow victory in Poland's presidential election

Jul 13th 2020, 7:59 AM 12,836 Views 47 Comments

With 99.97% of votes counted, Andrzej Duda was on 51.21% and ahead of liberal rival Rafal Trzaskowski.

Germany pledges €120 million to preserve Auschwitz concentration camp
# Nazi History
# Nazi History

Germany pledges €120 million to preserve Auschwitz concentration camp

Jun 16th 2020, 8:43 PM 27,204 Views 105 Comments

The death camp, which is located in Poland, was where Nazi officials murdered 1.1 million people.

Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic broke EU law by refusing refugees, European Court of Justice rules
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Poland, Hungary and Czech Republic broke EU law by refusing refugees, European Court of Justice rules

Apr 2nd 2020, 2:08 PM 19,236 Views 84 Comments

They ‘failed to fulfil their obligations under European Union law,’ the ECJ held.

Ryanair cancels all flights to and from Poland in response to ban on foreign travellers
# Grounded
# Grounded

Ryanair cancels all flights to and from Poland in response to ban on foreign travellers

Mar 14th 2020, 3:36 PM 87,597 Views 39 Comments

The airline has said it will contact affected passengers in the wake of the measure.

Auschwitz survivors warn of rising anti-Semitism 75 years on
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

Auschwitz survivors warn of rising anti-Semitism 75 years on

Jan 27th 2020, 10:52 PM 15,566 Views 38 Comments

About 200 camp survivors attended today’s service.

Legal chaos in Poland amid warning that country is no longer 'governed by rule of law'
# Eu Crisis
# Eu Crisis

Legal chaos in Poland amid warning that country is no longer 'governed by rule of law'

Jan 24th 2020, 10:24 AM 60,545 Views 79 Comments

The Polish government has pushed through legislation to make it easier to fire judges.

Germany asks Poland for forgiveness, 80 years on from beginning of World War II
# World War II
# World War II

Germany asks Poland for forgiveness, 80 years on from beginning of World War II

Sep 1st 2019, 11:17 AM 35,341 Views 49 Comments

Nearly six million Poles died in the conflict that killed more than 50 million people overall.

Two children among five dead after lightning strike hits metal cross on Polish mountain
# Freak Storm
# Freak Storm

Two children among five dead after lightning strike hits metal cross on Polish mountain

Aug 23rd 2019, 11:48 AM 15,472 Views 37 Comments

The thunderstorm hit Poland and Slovakia’s Tatra mountains.

Multiple fatalities as lightning strike hits cross at Polish pilgrimage site
# Mount Giewont
# Mount Giewont

Multiple fatalities as lightning strike hits cross at Polish pilgrimage site

Aug 22nd 2019, 6:26 PM 44,317 Views 50 Comments

The lightning reportedly struck the large cross on the Giewont summit at a time when many hikers were present.

Eva Kor, survivor of Auschwitz doctor Mengele, dies aged 85
# Poland
# Poland

Eva Kor, survivor of Auschwitz doctor Mengele, dies aged 85

Jul 5th 2019, 1:53 PM 45,772 Views 30 Comments

Kor passed away in Poland during a trip to the Holocaust site.

A search is under way for a century-old 'solidarity' book sent from Poland's children to Ireland
# Unsolved Mystery
# Unsolved Mystery

A search is under way for a century-old 'solidarity' book sent from Poland's children to Ireland

Jun 15th 2019, 10:00 PM 28,929 Views 8 Comments

The book was a thank you gift after Ireland sent its own version in response to the Września children’s strike of 1901.

Polish minister defends hunting of beavers by claiming their tails are an aphrodisiac
# Oh Dam
# Oh Dam

Polish minister defends hunting of beavers by claiming their tails are an aphrodisiac

Jun 7th 2019, 10:45 PM 17,611 Views 31 Comments

The minister said hunting quotas for beavers were far from being depleted.

'A great joy': Woman gives birth to Poland's first sextuplets
# Sextuplets
# Sextuplets

'A great joy': Woman gives birth to Poland's first sextuplets

May 21st 2019, 5:16 PM 39,453 Views 12 Comments

The babies range in weight from 890 grammes to 1.3 kilogrammes.

'The equivalent of the Euros': Dublin quidditch team heading to Poland for international tournament
# Harry Potter
# Harry Potter

'The equivalent of the Euros': Dublin quidditch team heading to Poland for international tournament

Apr 9th 2019, 11:16 AM 15,971 Views 31 Comments

Players describe the sport as a ‘mix of rugby and dodgeball’ and involves the team members sitting on brooms.

Catholic priests in Poland burn Harry Potter and Twilight books
# Sacrilege
# Sacrilege

Catholic priests in Poland burn Harry Potter and Twilight books

Apr 1st 2019, 12:46 PM 83,786 Views 63 Comments

Photos show priests carrying a basket of books and other items including an African-styled face mask.

'That medal is the outcome of a lot of hard work, not just 100 laps I did on the track'
# On The Right Track
From The42
# On The Right Track

'That medal is the outcome of a lot of hard work, not just 100 laps I did on the track'

Mar 10th 2019, 7:15 AM 2,487 Views 3 Comments

Lydia Boylan discusses her world silver medal success, dealing with disappointment and uprooting her life in search of Olympic glory.

Cases of sex abuse by priests in Poland exposed in new report
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Cases of sex abuse by priests in Poland exposed in new report

Feb 22nd 2019, 9:34 AM 14,696 Views 75 Comments

The document details the cases of 85 priests convicted of paedophilia.

Polish PM cancels Israel trip after reports of Netanyahu saying 'Poles collaborated with Nazis'
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

Polish PM cancels Israel trip after reports of Netanyahu saying 'Poles collaborated with Nazis'

Feb 18th 2019, 8:27 AM 15,088 Views 58 Comments

The Israeli prime minister’s office has said that he was “misquoted” in the article, and said that he meant individual Poles.

'I've been in Ireland for 18 years, I love the country, but in football there is a lot of negativity'
# Mindset
From The42
# Mindset

'I've been in Ireland for 18 years, I love the country, but in football there is a lot of negativity'

Feb 9th 2019, 7:30 AM 15,161 Views 2 Comments

UCD U19s boss Maciej Tarnogrodzki offers his thoughts on the development of young Irish players.

'It's hatred that killed Pawel': Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor
# Pawel Adamowicz
# Pawel Adamowicz

'It's hatred that killed Pawel': Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor

Jan 19th 2019, 11:42 AM 10,011 Views 20 Comments

Adamowicz, 53, was stabbed in the heart in front of hundreds of people at a charity fundraiser last weekend.

Dortmund legend Blaszczykowski set to rejoin boyhood club taking no salary and donating €300,000
# Respect
From The42
# Respect

Dortmund legend Blaszczykowski set to rejoin boyhood club taking no salary and donating €300,000

Jan 14th 2019, 7:56 PM 16,772 Views 6 Comments

The two-time Bundesliga champion will rejoin boyhood club Wisla Krakow, where he won a Polish title in 2005.

Mayor of Polish city dies after being stabbed at charity event
# Gdánsk
# Gdánsk

Mayor of Polish city dies after being stabbed at charity event

Updated Jan 14th 2019, 1:49 PM 39,971 Views 17 Comments

Pawel Adamowicz was in surgery for five hours following the stabbing in Gdansk.

Huawei employee arrested in Poland on suspicion of spying for China
# Arrest
# Arrest

Huawei employee arrested in Poland on suspicion of spying for China

Jan 11th 2019, 3:04 PM 11,985 Views 27 Comments

The Chinese foreign ministry told AFP it was “highly concerned” by the arrest.

Victims of Poland escape room fire to be buried together
# Escape Room
# Escape Room

Victims of Poland escape room fire to be buried together

Jan 7th 2019, 2:29 PM 17,187 Views 0 Comments

Players in escape room games are locked inside a room or building and must solve puzzles to unlock the door.

Polish officials shut down 13 escape rooms over safety flaws after 5 teenage girls die in fire
# Investigation
# Investigation

Polish officials shut down 13 escape rooms over safety flaws after 5 teenage girls die in fire

Jan 6th 2019, 4:42 PM 19,828 Views 8 Comments

Firefighters found the victims’ bodies after they extinguished a fire next to the locked room.

Five teenage girls die and one man injured after fire breaks out in Polish escape room
# Koszalin
# Koszalin

Five teenage girls die and one man injured after fire breaks out in Polish escape room

Updated Jan 4th 2019, 10:46 PM 66,589 Views 10 Comments

The man with severe burns was taken to an intensive care unit.

UN climate summit: The three key outcomes you need to know
# Katowice
# Katowice

UN climate summit: The three key outcomes you need to know

Dec 16th 2018, 10:52 AM 10,640 Views 43 Comments

Minister for Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton, said Ireland is fully committed to implementing the Paris Agreement.

David Attenborough:'The collapse of our civilisation is on the horizon'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

David Attenborough:'The collapse of our civilisation is on the horizon'

Dec 3rd 2018, 8:03 PM 57,906 Views 104 Comments

The TV presenter (92) issued an appeal to world leaders at a UN climate summit.

High Court orders surrender of Polish man at centre of extradition row
# Courts
# Courts

High Court orders surrender of Polish man at centre of extradition row

Nov 19th 2018, 11:45 AM 14,401 Views 0 Comments

Artur Celmer had claimed he could not get a fair trial in Poland.

Poland independence day march overshadowed by far-right demonstrations
# Warsaw
# Warsaw

Poland independence day march overshadowed by far-right demonstrations

Nov 11th 2018, 7:00 PM 31,514 Views 145 Comments

Among the slogans that participants shouted were “USA, empire of evil” and “Poland, white and Catholic.”

Donald Tusk lashes out at Trump's stance on 'strong and united' Europe
# Donald Vs Donald
# Donald Vs Donald

Donald Tusk lashes out at Trump's stance on 'strong and united' Europe

Nov 10th 2018, 4:40 PM 20,189 Views 86 Comments

The European Union chief also warned against the emergence of a “brownshirt” nationalist front in EU elections.

Landmark case involving extradition of Polish man back before High Court
# Artur Celmer
# Artur Celmer

Landmark case involving extradition of Polish man back before High Court

Nov 1st 2018, 9:06 AM 20,478 Views 0 Comments

Artur Celmer has argued that he will not get a fair trial in his own country.

O'Neill hopeful of Arter return after Keane row
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

O'Neill hopeful of Arter return after Keane row

Sep 12th 2018, 12:30 AM 6,886 Views 8 Comments

The Republic of Ireland manager was asked about the row involving the Cardiff City midfielder after tonight’s game.

As it happened: Poland v Ireland, International friendly From The42
Live Sep 11th 2018, 7:15 PM

As it happened: Poland v Ireland, International friendly

O'Neill: 'Roy Keane has never let me down. I'll take responsibility, because that's my job'
# Stand By Me
From The42
# Stand By Me

O'Neill: 'Roy Keane has never let me down. I'll take responsibility, because that's my job'

Sep 10th 2018, 9:30 PM 19,330 Views 57 Comments

The Ireland boss has stood by his assistant and reaffirmed that morale in the Irish camp was not low.

'It's not the first altercation between players and staff' - O'Neill responds to leaked WhatsApp audio
# Turmoil
From The42
# Turmoil

'It's not the first altercation between players and staff' - O'Neill responds to leaked WhatsApp audio

Sep 10th 2018, 6:34 PM 33,499 Views 69 Comments

The Ireland boss identified Stephen Ward when asked about the message, as his side prepares for tomorrow’s friendly with Poland.

Ireland’s rise in 7s continues as Eddy's men make history with Grand Prix title in Poland
# History Makers
From The42
# History Makers

Ireland’s rise in 7s continues as Eddy's men make history with Grand Prix title in Poland

Sep 9th 2018, 10:28 PM 13,744 Views 10 Comments

Anthony Eddy’s side set a new series points tally, securing 23 wins from 24 matches across the four legs.