About 50,000 homeless, poor and lonely ate free on Rynek Glowny (Main Market Square) last Thursday.Read more
On Dec. 13, 1981, the arrests and jailings started. Radio and television programs were halted. Newspaper publication was stopped. The government prohibited Poles from traveling. The borders were closed. So were airports. Curfews were imposed. Correspondence was censored.Read more
The year 2007 brought many changes to Poland’s political scene. Some people and parties gained power. Others suffered heavy losses or even dropped out of the political scene.Read more
Environmental organizations are raising the alarm about the management of Poland’s – and Europe’s – most valuable primeval forest: the Bialowieska Forest.Read more
Assessments of teenage Polish students in 2006 showed that they performed best in reading tasks, while they had difficulty applying their mathematical and scientific knowledge to practical problems outside of school.Read more
In modern language, slang expressions are abundant.
Slang can enhance the sense of belonging to a group, while at the same time it makes the language more vivid.
Martin Pollack is the winner of the Angelus Central European Literature Award for 2007.Read more
One of Poland’s top priorities after independence in 1989 was NATO membership.Read more
“Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” by J.K. Rowling heads Empik’s best sellers 2007 English book list.Read more
The Polish Rail InterCity (PKP) will be restructured into a joint stock company with plans for the future to release its shares on the Warsaw Stock Exchange.Read more