Madonna’s show in Poland has gone ahead with a low turnout by Catholic protesters. More than 80,000 fans came to see the American pop star’s debut in
It is not her first run-in with the Roman Catholic Church and it probably won’t be her last. This time, Madonna has upset a small group of Catholics
Thousands of Poles and a large number of second world war veterans have been marking the 65th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising.
It was a heroic
Jerzy Buzek is in position to be the new European Parliament’s president. He could be the first from the EU’s former-communist states to hold the
Members of Poland’s gay community have held a march calling for more freedom and equal rights.
This is the eighth parade organised by groups
The high priests of Poland are urging the faithful to vote in the European parliamentary election for persons who “fully represent the point of view
Poland’s president has spoken out against adopting the euro. Lech Kaczynski, in Warsaw, told parliament that, in the current climate, a switch to the
The European Commission has said there’s been some progress towards saving Poland’s Gdansk shipyard. Brussels has demanded the yards repay more than
The workers at Europe’s most famous shipyard are sending out a last SOS. Gdansk – Solidarity’s cradle, star of the fight for democracy, is fading
Troop deployments to Afghanistan topped the agenda in a meeting between the British and Polish prime ministers.
Gordon Brown met Donald Tusk in
A blackened structure is all that remains of a hostel for the homelss in Poland — evidence of the ferocity of the fire that swept through it claiming
At least 18 people were killed and 20 injured in a fire at a hostel for the homeless in Poland. Many victims are believed to have suffered injuries
Plumbers never did flood out of Poland as some feared a few years ago, but the country is suffering a health sector brain-drain: One out of six
A man suspected of murdering a key witness in torture accusations against the president of Chechnya has been arrested.
The suspect, a Russian man
Delegates arriving in Poland for the UN Climate Conference were greeted with a fine sunset, and a hands-on exercise in dealing with the problem. The
Twelve days of talks to change the world are underway in Poland, as governments and environmentalists tackle global warming. Overshadowed by the
Defiance by director Ed Zwick is based on a little-known story set during World War Two. Three Jewish brothers – the Bielskis – in Nazi-occupied
We will respond, and it won’t just be a diplomatic protest.
That is the warning from Russia after the US and Poland signed an agreement on the
The US and Poland have signed a deal to locate part of a controversial missile defence system on Polish soil.
The US Secretary of State
A deal over an American missile defence shield is expected to be signed by the US Secretary of State in Poland today.
Condoleezza Rice will sign an
Poland’s last communist leader could face up to ten years behind bars after a court ruled legal proceedings against him can go ahead. General
On the eve of a restructuring plan deadline this Thursday, Polish shipbuilders have been demonstrating at the European Commission headquarters. One
Hundreds of people in Poland have queued for hours to snap up all 4000 copies of a new book claiming former President Lech Walesa was a communist
The former Solidarity trade union leader Lech Walesa is facing fresh allegations that he was once an informer for the Communist secret police