Barbican was built at the end of the fifteenth century (1498-1499) and was the strongest element of the fortifications of the city of Krakow extended over the centuries.
Warsaw Marathon: The best Shegumo and Andrzejczak
Yared Shegumo (AZS AWF Warszawa) and Monika Andrzejczak (RAZ Szczecin) have won the 43rd Warsaw Marathon. Shegumo, representing Poland and coming from Ethiopia, clocked 2:14.38, while Andrzejczak covered the distance of 42 km and 195 m in 2:31.11.
The teens stole a Fiat 126p and abandoned it in a ditch. They will face trial in juvenile court
Two juveniles stole a Fiat 126p from the outside property for joyriding. Unfortunately, they ended their ride in a ditch. Now the 16-year-olds will be dealt with by the family court.
Otylia Jedrzejczak the new President of Polish Swimming Federation
Otylia Jedrzejczak will be the new president of the Polish Swimming Federation. The Olympic champion defeated Jacek Śmigielski in the election, and she will replace her former coach Paweł Słomiński in the position.
Polish National Parks - Kampinos National Park
Kampinos National Park has been created on 16 January 1959 thanks to the efforts of Jadwiga and Roman Kobendz. It is located in the Central Mazovian Plain, between the left bank of the Vistula River and the Bzura River, just outside the north-western outskirts of Warsaw. The Park area is 38 544 ha.
It is worth betting on the railway. The planet will thank us for it
Rail is the most environmentally friendly form of freight transport, generating the smallest carbon footprint - industry experts have been arguing unanimously for years. With climate change accelerating, a shift to greener forms of freight transport seems inevitable, particularly in the context of growing trade in goods between the EU and China.
New facts in case of 14-year-old who killed 69-year-old grandmother with a knife
The teenager who killed her grandmother with a knife was taken to the police children's chamber, TVN24 reports. An investigation is underway into a tragedy in the village of Wiśniowa in Małopolska. Prosecutors are investigating whether the 14-year-old's actions were intentional. The immediate cause of death will be determined by autopsy.
Katarzyna Niewiadoma bronze medalist of the World Championships in cycling
Katarzyna Niewiadoma won in Belgian Leuven the bronze medal of the world championships in the cycling elite mass start race. Italian Elisa Balsamo won after a finish from a small group, and the second place went to Dutchwoman Marianne Vos.
A stamp was issued on the occasion of Norwid's 200th birthday
On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of Cyprian Kamil Norwid's birth, Poczta Polska (Polish Post) issued a stamp worth PLN 3.30 with the image of the poet made in the woodcut technique by Józef Łoskoczyński, the company reported in a Friday release.
"Solidarity" to protest in front of the CJEU headquarter in Luxembourg
The President of the “Solidarity” Trade Union Piotr Duda announced that on 22 October a protest of trade unionists will be held in front of the headquarter of the EU Court of Justice in Luxembourg in connection with the situation of the Turów mine and power plant. "We are going to the +Tribunal of Injustice+ of the EU in Luxembourg to hand in the order to close this court. Just as the other side wants to close our workplaces, mines, power plants, taking away access to electricity," he announced.
Masovian Cuisine
Masovian Voivodeship is situated in central-eastern Poland. The largest province with the capital city of Warsaw, whose Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site has the most varied cuisine.
Chemical recycling - an opportunity for industry and nature
Chemical recycling is one type of recycling that allows plastics to be processed into pure compounds for the production of polymers and subsequent products. Dr Patrycja Maria Jutrzenka Trzebiatowska from UG (the University of Gdańsk – editor’s note) introduces another novelty to this method - complex, three-dimensional structures known as MOFs.
KGHM to build first small nuclear reactors in Poland
Polish copper giant KGHM and NuScale Power - the American leader among producers of reactors in SMR technology and PBE Molecule have signed a joint commitment to develop SMR technology. NuScale's small nuclear reactor technology produces clean, renewable and cost-effective energy.
"My brother a Fisherman" won!
The Lucjan Bokiniec Award for the best film in the Short Film Competition during the 46th Polish Film Festival in Gdynia went to the director Alicja Sokół for the film "My brother a Fisherman".
The documentary "Time is Love" about Primate Wyszyński on TV Republika
The Prime Minister honoured Cyprian Kamil Norwid
I look at the work of Cyprian Kamil Norwid as a signpost; Norwid was able to combine the tradition we draw from our ancestors with a look into the future, said Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki on the 200th anniversary of the poet's birth at the Cyprian Kamil Norwid General Education Highschool in Radzymin.
Head of the "GP" Clubs: It's time to start protesting against the idiotic moves of the CJEU
It's time to start protesting against the idiotic actions of the CJEU and their judges. We hope that other patriotic organizations will join us, including NSZZ "Solidarność" (trade union Solidarity), said in an interview with Niezalezna. pl, the President of "Gazeta Polska" Clubs, Ryszard Kapuściński, justifying the reasons for the demonstration planned for a week in front of the EC headquarters in Warsaw.
The PGE Foundation invites to a concert and exhibition "Warsaw - the City of Heroes"
On Saturday, September 25, the concert "Warsaw - the City of Heroes" will take place at Piłsudski Square. It is a tribute to all the inhabitants of the capital, whose heroism and courage during the German occupation are often forgotten. The concert and exhibition were prepared by the Society for Educational Projects in cooperation with the PGE Foundation as part of the "Plaques of Remembrance" project.
A train collision in Dąbrowa Górnicza. Driver temporarily arrested
There is a temporary arrest for the engine driver who led to a collision between two freight trains in Dąbrowa Górnicza on Tuesday. Earlier, the man heard a charge of bringing about a land traffic disaster. He may face up to 10 years in prison.
Marian Kowalski on the demonstration in front of the EC Delegation: The street must speak. Time to take the Union back from the eurocrats!
- This is the place where the street must speak. It's time to take the Union away from the so-called “eurocrats” because they will waste it - said Marian Kowalski, a national activist in an interview with, commenting on a demonstration "You will not extinguish Poland" planned for the following Friday by the "Gazeta Polska" Clubs.
Are Poles thinking about tomorrow?
A nationwide educational campaign on Sustainable Development Goals - Good Goals - is launched. It aims to show consumers how they can take care of the planet and their quality of life with their everyday actions. It is organized by the 17 Goals Campaign. The online event launching the initiative "Aim for Tomorrow. Today! The "#dobrecele" will be held on Friday, September 24 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.
VIII Silesia Beer Fest
Over thirty exhibitors - craft breweries from all over Poland - will present both their classics and beers prepared especially for this festival. Several hundred different beers in one place in Katowice. This is an incredible opportunity! To complete the taste experience, a food truck zone will be set up on the premises next to the hall.
Coffeedesk has launched the issue of shares
All Good SA, the owner of Coffeedesk - a coffee omnichannel from Kołobrzeg - has launched the second issue of shares through equity crowdfunding. The company wants to raise PLN 4.4 million for, among others, integration of eCommerce tools, expansion of showroom network, and purchase of assortment. In 2020, the company reported a growth of 44% y-o-y and gained 523 shareholders in its first crowd investing issue. This year, 112 thousand Coffeedesk shares will hit the market - each valued at PLN 37.
Poland cannot close down the mine in Turów
We hope that the negotiation with the Czech Republic on Turów, which is still ongoing, will soon end with the signing of the agreement, government spokesman Piotr Müller said on Thursday. He added that Poland could not agree to close down the mine and cause an energy crisis for Polish citizens and entrepreneurs.
Warsaw: the new street named after the composer Weinberg
The new street in the Wola district was named after Mieczysław Weinberg, an outstanding composer and pianist, the author of music for the film awarded at the Cannes festival "The Cranes Are Flying", informed the capital city hall.
National Reading 2021 in New York
The president and his wife are currently visiting the United States, during which Andrzej Duda takes part in the 76th of the UN Assembly. According to tradition, the First Lady joined Polish youth in the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland during the National Reading. The reading of this year's edition of the event is "The Morality of Mrs Dulska".
Play will acquire the UPC network. "The group can snarl the market up"
The French owner of Play will spend PLN 7 billion on the vice-leader of the Polish cable TV market. The merged group may snarl the market up - writes Thursday's "Puls Biznesu".
Belarusian services help transport migrants. There's evidence!
"We are seeing an attempt to build a permanent route across the Polish border. This is an artificial creation of migration pressure on our country," reveals a spokesman for the minister coordinating the special services, Stanisław Żaryn. At the same time, he adds, Poland has evidence that unequivocally shows that those are the official Belarusian structures that are heavily involved in transporting groups of immigrants to the Polish-Belarusian borderland. "They are even guides for the migrants to the border," Żaryn says.
DB Cargo Polska is changing the face of rail transport in Europe
During the TRAKO International Rail Fair, DB Cargo presented a new, multifunctional modular railcar. Thanks to innovative construction solutions, such as the possibility of length adjustment, the same car during several decades of operation will be able to carry any goods, depending on the current needs of the customer. The cars produced at DB Cargo's Rybnik plant may soon revolutionise the rail transport market throughout Europe.
The food industry still do not use e-commerce potential
According to the survey of companies in the food production and trade industry, the digitalization of B2B sales in this sector is much less advanced than overall in the surveyed companies.
Main Market Square in Krakow
The most beautiful. The most delightful. The most important public space. The most expensive Market Square of medieval Europe. Simply the best!
"My brother a fisherman" film nominated to Short Film Competition during the 46th Polish Film Festival in Gdynia
On 20.09.2021, the 46th Polish Film Festival in Gdynia began. During this prestigious event, the Short Film Competition is planned.
The President of Brazil will come to Poland
Poles at the Venetian carnival
The "delicacies of the Italian land" attracted the First Polish Republic inhabitants, who traveled to Italy passionately and for various reasons for centuries. Students went to the famous University of Padua, pilgrims visited Rome, diplomats spent their time at the Sforza court in Milan or the Venetian doges.
The exhibition "Political Art"
The exhibition “Political Art” is an attempt to deal with the problem of the new system of divisions in the political life of the West, which has come to the foreground in recent years in the public debate, inform the organizers of the exhibition. The exhibition is open to visitors until January 16, 2022, at the Center for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw.
17 young professionals and craftsmen from Poland will compete in EuroSkills 2021
A 17-person team of young professionals from Poland (aged 18-26) left for Graz, Austria, for the European Championship for Young Professionals - EuroSkills 2021 (September 22-26).
Bezczel is dead. The rapper was 37 years old
Michał Banaszek, a rapper better known as Bezczel, has died. The musician was 37 years old.
Dr. Nowak: Poland is a more important economic partner for Germany than France
Poland is a more important economic partner for Germany than France; we have to take advantage of it - said Dr. Bartłomiej E. Nowak, President of the Vistula University Group during the European Economic Congress (EEC) in Katowice.
PKP Intercity presents cars for the Polish army
PKP Intercity presented at the TRAKO 2021 fair in Gdansk one of the special cars produced for the Polish army. The carriages were ordered by the company on behalf of the Ministry of Defence and manufactured at the "Cegielski" Railway Vehicles Factory in Poznań. The contract value amounted to PLN 106.4 million gross.
The recipe for "Zalewajka Świętokrzyska"
A traditional country soup. It is very popular not only in the region of Świętokrzyskie Mountains but probably in the whole country. Simple and extremely tasty has been present in the cuisine of Świętokrzyskie for years.
"We'll go to Luxembourg" Turów trade unionists against CJEU decision
"We are preparing drastic protest actions. We will go to Luxembourg," Wojciech Ilnicki, chairman of KM NSZZ "Solidarność" of the Turów Lignite Mine, said during the meeting of the Presidium of the Social Dialogue Council, quoted in the online edition of Tygodnik Solidarność. This is the result of yesterday's decision by the vice president of the CJEU.
Experts: ESG is a necessity today. It builds company value in the eyes of customers and investors
Investing in ESG is a must today. This is how a company builds its long-term value in the eyes of clients and investors - assessed the participants of Tuesday's panel during the European Economic Congress in Katowice.
A letter of intent was signed in Katowice on the organization of the EuroSkills 2027
At the European Economic Congress (EEC) in Katowice, a letter of intent was signed regarding the organization of the EuroSkills industry skills competition in Poland in 2027.
Robert Lewandowski received the Golden Boot award. Polish top scorer in Europe
Today, Robert Lewandowski, the top scorer of the Polish national team and Bayern Munich, received the Golden Boot - the award for the best scorer in European leagues. The Pole outclassed his competitors, scoring 41 goals last season.
Poland Fintech at the trade fair in Amsterdam
During the world's biggest fintech trade fair, Money 20/20, which starts today in Amsterdam, Polish companies will present themselves as part of the Poland Fintech group. The event attracts both global financial leaders and innovative startups every year.
The possibility of POLExit after an ordinary vote was adopted... during the term of Tusk. Just after Lavrov's visit!
The exit from the European Union by a simple majority of votes may be made as a result of an amendment to the law made in ... October 2010. At that time, Donald Tusk was in power and the Civic Platform (Platforma Obywatelska) had the majority in the Sejm. The possibility of such a simple exit from the EU was voted on a month after the visit to Poland of the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov - in an atmosphere of rapprochement with Russia after the Smolensk catastrophe.
The queen of soups
A traditional country soup. It is very popular not only in the region of Świętokrzyskie Mountains but probably in the whole country. Simple and extremely tasty has been present in the cuisine of Świętokrzyskie for years.
Piotr Müller: The Polish government will not close the KWB Turów mine
The 14th Katyn Shadow March walked by the streets of Warsaw
On Sunday (19 Sep), the 14th Katyn Shadow March, a tribute to over 20,000 Polish citizens murdered by the Soviets in 1940, began at the Museum of the Polish Army in Warsaw.