It's a tale of saints and singers: a new Polish musical is bringing some pizzazz to the story of its beloved native son, the late pope John Paul II."We're trying to create something big," says the show's writer Michal Kaczmarczyk.
A controversy over the Obama White House treatment of Cuban jazz musician Paquito D’Rivera has been ignored by the Voice of America (VOA) whose late music broadcaster Willis Conover had played a major role in promoting jazz and artistic freedom.
Poland's Solidarity freedom hero Lech Walesa on Wednesday viewed the secret police files that allegedly prove he was a paid communist spy, prosecutors said, adding that the former president again denied their authenticity.
Three former Polish first ladies on Tuesday denounced a proposal to tighten the abortion law, already one of the most restrictive in Europe, saying it would only "aggravate women's tragedy".
Poland marked the sixth anniversary Sunday of the jet crash that killed then president Lech Kaczynski amid louder-than-ever claims it was no accident -- fuelled by his twin brother's party winning power last year.
A battle between Poland's right-wing government and the EU member's top court escalated Wednesday, amid a four-month-long constitutional crisis that observers allege has put democracy at risk.
Janow Podlaski -
Nostrils flared and tails thrust high, a glorious herd of Arabian purebreds gallops across a paddock at Poland's world-renowned Janow Podlaski stud farm, which insiders charge is the latest state enterprise threatened by political horse-trading.
Poland on Friday gave the go ahead for large-scale logging in the Bialowieza forest intended to combat a spruce bark beetle infestation, despite scientists, ecologists and the EU protesting the move in Europe's last primeval woodland.
Poland on Thursday opened its first museum in tribute to Poles who lost their lives helping Jews during World War II, on the exact spot where Nazis executed a young family for providing shelter.