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Father and son arrested in Gdańsk for dealing drugs

Father and son arrested in Gdańsk for dealing drugs

More than 40kg of marijuana and hashish were confiscated by officers of the Police Central Investigation Bureau (CBŚP) of Gdańsk and of Gdynia Customs Chamber. According to the police, the drugs were being smuggled from Spain, part of them in a double bottom of a car...

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Most (un)common Polish children’s names in 2016

Most (un)common Polish children’s names in 2016

Since March 2015 it has been possible for Poles to name their children however they please, as long as it is not offensive. Some parents came up with very strange name ideas. Kurtyzana (courtesan), Eutanazja (euthanasia), Guantanamera, Borowik (boletus mushroom),...

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Poles dodge tax selling home heating gas for use in cars

Poles dodge tax selling home heating gas for use in cars

Six people, including two leaders of an organised criminal group, have been arrested by the Łódź Police Central Bureau of Investigation (CBŚP). They were selling home heating gas as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). By passing natural gas as LPG the fraudsters managed to...

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Warsaw nightclub invaded by masked attackers

Warsaw nightclub invaded by masked attackers

Last night a dozen masked persons attacked the guests of the Chmury (clouds) club in Praga North in Warsaw. The place was completely demolished. The incident took place on Wednesday, February 15th, at approximately 22.40. Some masked people dressed in dark colours...

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Quad bikers on Polish lake fall through ice

Quad bikers on Polish lake fall through ice

Last night two men were riding a quad on a frozen lake in Banie, West Pomerania. The ice broke and they both went under water. The accident occurred on Tuesday evening around 7pm. Four fire squads and a group of divers from the Fire Department in Szczecin. Both men...

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Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki awarded Grammy

Polish composer Krzysztof Penderecki awarded Grammy

Composer Krzysztof Penderecki received a Grammy Award in the Choral Music category for his "Penderecki conducts Penderecki" album. The awards ceremony took place last night in Los Angeles. It was the 59th ceremony of the Grammy Awards. Among the nominees were two...

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