It began with Polish plumbers, nannies and au pairs.So many of them came that the Tyskie beer and the kinds of sausages they liked began appearing on British supermarket shelves.Read more
The American computer manufacturer Dell is eliminating jobs at its main European manufacturing plant in Limerick, Ireland, and gearing up to start production in Poland to cut costs, the Irish Independent newspaper reported.Read more
A happiness index indicates that Poles are happier than their much wealthier counterparts in the UK.Read more
Marketing and Consulting Service International Sp. z o.o. (MCSI), a small Warsaw-based IT company, has won a tender to provide public offices in Wales with computer equipment.Read more
Poland late last week promised a speedy response after the European Commission gave it one month to come up with a restructuring plan for the iconic Gdansk shipyard or face having to pay back state aid received by the struggling site.Read more
Polish emigration to Germany, The Netherlands and the UK for better-paying jobs has led to shortages of workers in many sectors of the Polish economy.Read more
Not long ago America’s "Forbes" magazine declared Michal Solowow the world’s richest Pole, with a fortune estimated at $2.4 bln.
Gazeta Wyborcza contends he is no longer the richest man in Poland. The banker and financier Leszek Czarnecki is worth $3.9 bln, the newspaper said.
Jagiellonian University archaeologists have made exciting finds in Guatemala.Read more
Krakow will be home to the first cafe tram in Poland. Two bidders, Jordan and the Przewlocki Company, have won the MPK tender for the purchase of a Nuremberg tram and the rights to use the city’s tramlines to initiate a new conceptual coffee shop tram.Read more
The Smoke-Free Premises campaign has been in full swing in Krakow since March 2007. With close to 70 local businesses, including restaurants, coffee shops, hotels and bars signing up, the campaign is intending to take its success nationwide.Read more