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Polish town halls introduce mobile IDs

Initially in several cities, later in the whole country. The Ministry of Digitalisation introduces mobile identification documents. With a phone in hand you will be able to settle matters in your local town hall or municipality office. It will also be possible to...

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Poles spend May holiday weekend abroad

After Easter holidays many Poles have decided to spend their long May weekend abroad. The number of holiday bookings has increased by 80% compared with the period from the beginning of March to mid-April - according to the report by Travel Planet. Poles are most...

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Polish Ministry of Defence get cuddly

According to the Public Information Bulletin of the Ministry of National Defence, an order for 1,200 plush teddy bears has been placed. Former deputy National Defence Minister Czesław Mroczek says that it was not the contract everyone was waiting for. He also...

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UN releases holocaust documents

The United Nations Commission on War Crimes is about to declassify documents concerning the German holocaust. About 10 thousand documents exported from Eastern Europe will now see the light of day, and they will be made publicly available by the Wiener Library in...

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First conviction in Poland for parental trolling

A father has been sentenced for placing a picture of his naked son on the internet. This is the first such court sentence in Poland for the so-called parental trolling, ie ridiculing a child in the internet. It was when Katarzyna was still following the social media...

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Polish govt commemorates Smoleńsk plane crash victims

On April 10, 2010, in the plane crash of Tu-154M near Smoleńsk all 96 passengers were killed, including Polish President Lech Kaczyński and his wife. The Polish delegation was on their way to join the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the Katyń massacre. Today,...

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