The online meeting "European Cancer Plan. To what extent can we beat this disease together?"
Online meeting (18th October 2021) with oncologist Prof. Jacek Jassem from the Medical University of Gdansk and geneticist Dr. Jaroslaw Waligóra from the EC Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety, heading the team for health in the Multiannual Financial Framework. The discussion will focus on the objectives and the feasibility of the European Commission's initiative on cancer and how it can benefit the citizens of the European Union: patients, medical professionals, and researchers. Registered journalists will be able to ask questions using the Q&A module. Questions can also be sent now to: zdrowie@pap.pl.
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Jeremy Clarkson is considering moving... to Poland? "It's a place where we would be happy."
British motoring journalist and the face of many TV shows, Jeremy Clarkson on The Times mentioned about moving... to Poland. The information can be taken not entirely seriously, but the arguments he used are quite interesting.
Genetic research sheds light on pre-Inca Tiwanaku civilization
One of the most powerful pre-Inca civilizations in South America - Tiwanaku - was much more genetically homogeneous than previously thought, according to genetic research conducted by a team of Polish scientists.
Wind farms on the Baltic Sea
ZE PAK, a private energy producer in Poland that is currently implementing a shift from coal to renewable energy, and Ørsted, a Danish company specializing in offshore wind energy, have signed a letter of intent to jointly participate in an upcoming auction for the location of wind farms in the Polish part of the Baltic Sea.
Online conference to mark the European Day against Trafficking in Human Beings and Slavery
The crime of trafficking in human beings is a modern form of slavery that constitutes one of the most serious crimes and undermines human freedom and dignity. Combating this is a challenge for the entire European Union.
A macabre discovery. There was a woman's bloody body in the car
The bloodied corpse of a 32-year-old woman in a car was found on Friday night in one of the villages of Trzebieszów commune. Police are not commenting on the shocking discovery for the sake of the investigation - only that the deceased was confirmed to be a resident of the community.
The situation at the border is becoming increasingly tense. Migrants push through fence with metal clubs [VIDEO]
Every day we receive signals confirming how tense the situation is on the Polish-Belarusian border. In recent weeks, we have already seen Belarusian services instructing refugees where to cross the border or ordering children to pose for propaganda photos. The clearest evidence that Alyaksandr Lukashenko is waging a hybrid war against our country was the shots fired by Belarusian forces at Polish officers. Now, a video has leaked onto the internet showing migrants trying to force their way across the Polish-Belarusian border using metal clubs. We show it below.
Chopin's music live on the tram
On Sunday, October 17, on the 172nd anniversary of the death of Fryderyk Chopin and in connection with the Chopin Competition, a tram will be launched on the streets of Warsaw, in which the music of this outstanding composer will be played live. Travel on the special line will be free.
“Chopin's music conquers hearts all over the world"
Fryderyk Chopin's music conquers the hearts of people all over the world; it is easy to recognize its Polish character, said Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki in his podcast, encouraging people to learn about the works of this outstanding composer during the ongoing Chopin Competition.
Young Design 2021 - Year of Lem
The 14th edition of the contest for young designers on the threshold of their professional careers has been adjudicated!
Dzyndzałki, dzybdzałki, dzybdzaliki or maybe just dumplings?
Irregular, round shape with stuffing, with flattened, glued dough around it. Similar to kolduny or ravioli in appearance. Delicious, natural, simple, and full of flavour.
PAP Exhibition: unique pre-war photographs of the Saxon Palace
Unique and previously unpublished pre-war photographs of the Saxon Palace were presented by the Polish Press Agency (PAP) at an exhibition organized on the occasion of the passing by the Parliament of a bill to rebuild this historic Warsaw building. The PZU Group is a patron of the exhibition.
What next with fuel prices?
We are doing everything to make fuel prices among the lowest in Europe and we are doing everything to prevent fuel prices from growing too much," declared Orlen's President Daniel Obajtek in an interview with TV Trwam. He estimated that prices would stabilize.
We know the winners of the Annual Awards of the Minister of Culture. Piotr Semka with a special award
The pianist Lidia Grychtołówna and maestro Jerzy Maksymiuk, as well as actors Ewa Dałkowska and Jarosław Gajewski, filmmaker Arkadiusz Gołębiewski, sculptor Ludwika Ogorzelec and musicians Piotr Paleczny and Konstanty Andrzej Kulka were on the list of laureates of the Annual Award of the Minister of Culture, National Heritage and Sport. A special Tomasz Merta award was given to Piotr Semka.
A series of concerts by Paweł Piekarczyk in the USA and Canada
We cordially invite you to a series of meetings with so far rarely visited Polish communities in Canada and the USA. Bard of the Free Speech Zone, Paweł Piekarczyk, will visit "Gazeta Polska" club members living outside large Polish community centres in these countries.
Will Robert Lewandowski play for Manchester City?
Robert Lewandowski could end up at Manchester City in the summer according to the player's agent Pini Zahavi. There have been recent rumours that the Pole is not happy with his situation at Bayern Munich.
The fourth citizens' panel of the Conference on the Future of Europe starts on 15 October
On the weekend of 15-17 October, the fourth European Citizens' Panel will meet as part of the Conference on the Future of Europe. Participants will discuss migration and the role of the EU in the world.
Verdict in a high-profile paedophile case. "Teenage stalker" will be in jail
The District Court in Wejherowo sentenced Krystian W. alias Krystek for the so-called electronic sexual corruption of a minor to 2.5 years in prison. The case is related to the suicide death of 14-year-old Anaid in March 2015.
Time for B2B e-export
The value of turnover on the B2B e-commerce market in Poland is growing at a dizzying pace. According to the Santander Bank Polska report "E-commerce in B2B - business on the Internet," its value in 2021 may reach even PLN 637 billion.
"Children Need Real Heroes"
"Children need real heroes, not mythical characters, but our heroes," emphasized Bogdan Grzenkowicz, chairman of the Gazeta Polska Club in Kobyłka, organizer of the knowledge competition about the Cursed Soldiers on the "Republika" TV.
Folk culture on TVP3 Kraków
The National Institute of Rural Culture and Heritage invites us to watch a series of eight documentary films under the common title "Folk's Culture #support" („Kultura na Ludowo #wspieram”). This production aims to present the beautiful, valuable, and often disappearing aspects of the heritage of folk culture and art to a wide audience. The honorary patronage over the project was assumed by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Grzegorz Puda.
A dam near the border with Belarus. "Construction should start soon"
The construction of the barrier on the Polish-Belarusian border should begin as soon as possible, believes the deputy head of the Ministry of National Defense, Wojciech Skurkiewicz. "I am convinced that the urgency of this project is so high and serious that it will be implemented by several entities," he said.
One in six people worldwide have difficulty reading because of Irlen syndrome
JOSEPH, Oregon State, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of children and adults around the world struggle with Irlen syndrome - the brain's inability to process certain frequencies of light waves or colours. The condition falls on a spectrum from mild to severe with symptoms that can include difficulty with reading and math, sensitivity to light, headaches, abdominal pain, dizziness, inability to focus, clumsiness, and poor sports performance. Although the condition is genetic in about half of sufferers, it can also be caused by brain trauma, high fever, or viral infections.
Putin: 'Ukrainian pipelines may bang'
There is a gas crisis in Europe, which Vladimir Putin is taking advantage of, hoping to get approval for the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. Today, he argued that Ukraine's pipelines, which are a crucial part of transporting Russian gas to the West, "could bang".
The award gala of the Young Design 2021 - Lem's Year competition
The main aim of the Young Design competition is to support the development and professional improvement of young designers, to help them understand current requirements and market realities, and to promote the most talented young Polish designers.
The assault on the daughter of Kazimierz Jagiellończyk
Lords built fortified castles and little castles in the Beskid mountains. However, they were not always used to protect borders. As many merchant and pilgrim routes led here, some of the nobles began to engage in robberies and assaults. According to legend, the famous highwaymen were the brothers Spytko and Włodko Szkrzyński of the Swan coat of arms, the owners of Żywiec, Grojec, and the surrounding area.
Will there be a wall on the border? "The president says yes”
The President agreed for building the wall at the border, said Paweł Soloch, Chief of the National Security Bureau on Wednesday. "We already have definite proposals of provisions," he added. As confirmed by the deputy head of the Ministry of National Defense, Wojciech Skurkiewicz, the special bill would probably be discussed in the Sejm today.
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There was no racism, FIFA closes the case
"FIFA found no grounds to initiate disciplinary proceedings against Kamil Glik after absurd accusations by the English federation. The case, at least as far as FIFA is concerned, has been closed," said Polish national football team manager Jakub Kwiatkowski. After the Poland-England match, Glik was accused of racism and he and his wife received threats from English fans.
Autoiso: we will all pay for climate neutrality in 2050
Autobaza's analysts warn that there would be a significant increase in the cost of using combustion cars, which will lead to a reduction in the total number of vehicles in Poland.
Silesia should become the national center of OZE and new technologies
Silesia has all the advantages to become the national centre of renewable energy (OZE) and new technologies. For such a transformation, however, close cooperation between stakeholders is necessary. The structure of an energy cluster is perfect for this purpose - assessed the participants of the panel "The use of clusters in the revitalization of post-mining areas", which took place in Szczyrk within the 22nd International Scientific and Technical Conference KOMTECH.
Press conference on the occasion of World Fruit and Vegetable Day
On the 14th of October, the Core Team, a forum for cooperation between fruit and vegetable producers and processors, was established. More than a dozen industry organisations, representatives of consultancy and science, are working together on a proposal to channel the sector's resources and desired changes in its environment. KZGPOiW (The National Association of Producer Groups for Fruit and Vegetables - editor's note) invites presentations on the challenges and projects it considers to be priorities.
Lewandowski admits - it was a dangerous match. It's not the first time Albanians have attacked footballers
"It was a bit dangerous," admitted Robert Lewandowski after the World Cup qualifying match in Tirana, where the Polish players won against Albania 1:0. The meeting was stopped for about 20 minutes due to the bad behaviour of the fans. It turns out that this is not the first such situation on the line of Albanian-Polish football contacts. A few years ago, an Albanian football fan hit a Legia Warsaw player over the head with a stone.
How did Polish diplomats save Jews? The history is described in an exhibition by the Pilecki Institute
"Passports for Life" - is an exhibition of the Pilecki Institute, which describes the history of Polish diplomats and Jewish activists in Switzerland. Previously, Lithuanians and Czechs, among others, could see it. From December 17, it will be available at the Holocaust Museum LA.
The University of Warsaw has established a research station in Cyprus
Conducting scientific research - mainly archaeological - in Cyprus, strengthening cooperation with other scientists and archaeological expeditions working on this island - these are just some of the goals of the newly established research station of the Center of Mediterranean Archeology of the University of Warsaw, established in Cyprus.
Sousa before the match with Albania: It's a match for everything!
"It's the match for everything," Poland national team coach Paulo Sousa admitted ahead of Tuesday's World Cup qualifying match against Albania in Tirana. Both teams are competing for second place in Group I of the qualifiers, which will allow them to fight for promotion in the two-stage playoffs. Three games before the end of this phase of elimination Albania has a point more.
Men’s Handball World Championship for the first time in Poland
Poland together with Sweden will organize the Men’s Handball World Championship in 2023. In our country, an event of this rank will be held for the first time in history. "There is so little time," says coach Patryk Rombel.
As of today, Amazon Prime available in Poland
Amazon is launching Amazon Prime, offering fast and free delivery on millions of products in more than 30 categories - from sporting goods, electronics, beauty products, and books to smartphones and toys.
Does Berlin have a plan to push Poland out of the EU? Sakiewicz: They are afraid of our strength and independence
There is a plan in Berlin to push Poland out of the EU, and has Donald Tusk come back to implement it? - Secondary is Tusk's seizure of power (...) They are afraid of such Poland, which competes with the economies of the largest European countries, Poland that has its own opinion on geopolitical issues, Poland that can play considering the USA. Poland is a serious competitor for German policy, which makes Europe parochial - said Tomasz Sakiewicz, editor-in-chief of "Gazeta Polska" and "Gazeta Polska Codziennie" on TVP Info.
Polish F16 pilots escorted a flight of US bombers
Polish F16 pilots escorted the flight of American B1B bombers over Poland, the Head of the Ministry of National Defence (MON) Mariusz Blaszczak informed. He assessed that such cooperation proves interoperability of Polish and American soldiers within NATO.
The 2022 calendar will commemorate the murdered journalist Jarosław Ziętara
The Social Committee named after Jaroslaw Ziętara has prepared a special publication in the form of a book/calendar, which is to promote the knowledge about the history of the murder of the investigative journalist from Poznań.
Andrzej Wajda died 5 years ago
Andrzej Wajda (born March 6, 1926, in Suwałki, died October 9, 2016, in Warsaw) - Polish film and theatre director, active as a painter in his youth. In the 1989 – 1990 season, he was the artistic director of the Powszechny Theater in Warsaw. In the years 1989–1991, he was a senator of the 1st term. Knight of the Order of the White Eagle.
The Institute of National Remembrance in Latvia. Goal: To find the remains of Polish soldiers
Until October 15, the Office of Search and Identification of the Institute of National Remembrance will work on finding the bodies of Polish soldiers who died in the First World War. The activities will be based on the documents collected and on the local vision carried out in 2020. Historians hope to find the remains of 10 soldiers.
A great celebration of cinema - the Warsaw Film Festival has begun
Last weekend marked the 37th edition of the Warsaw Film Festival (WFF). More than 168 films in competition and non-competition sections, including world, international and European premieres, await film fans.
“Less oil but the same amount of traditional fuels”
PKN Orlen's investment in Lithuanian Mažeikiai refinery will improve its efficiency and extend its lifespan, said CEO Daniel Obajtek of PKN Orlen at a press conference.
Energy from coal - Europe reduces, China and India increase
Reuters reports that Beijing has ordered Chinese coal mines to increase extraction. It is estimated that millions of homes and businesses across the country have been affected by energy shortages in recent weeks.
Polish National Parks – Magura National Park
Magurski National Park lies within the range of two plant layers - foothills and forest zone. It has a forest character. The forest and scrub communities cover about 95% of the Park area and the non-forest communities (natural and synanthropic) cover only about 5%.
Krzysztof Szczerski at the "GP" Clubs' Convention in the USA: "Poland must be sure of its place in the world"
“We must feel and be sure that Poland is an important, attractive, and interesting participant in the international debate. We must be sure of our importance and our place in the world," said Professor Krzysztof Szczerski during the convention of "Gazeta Polska" Clubs from the United States and Canada.
Tears of Łukasz Fabianski and victory of Polish national team in the match against San Marino
Poland defeated San Marino 5:0 in the football match of the World Cup qualifying round. At the National Stadium, Łukasz Fabiański, the goalkeeper of the red-and-white team, said goodbye to the representation with tears in his eyes.
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An incredible fight in Las Vegas! Tyson Fury knocks out Deontay Wilder
Tyson Fury knocked out Deontay Wilder in the 11th round of the heavyweight boxing fight at the Las Vegas gala and retained his WBC world championship belt. It was an incredible display of boxing and a true war of attrition.