Poland arrests nine suspects over alleged Russian sabotage plot

Prime minister Donald Tusk says detained are accused of ‘beatings, arson and attempted arson’ Poland has arrested nine members of an alleged Russian spy ring in connection with alleged sabotage plots, prime minister Donald Tusk said on Monday. “We currently have nine suspects detained and indicted, who have been directly implicated in the name of […]

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Freak storm leaves Polish city blanketed in hail – video

A hailstorm left streets in the western Polish city of Gniezno flooded on Monday as storms passed over the country. Footage shot by the private broadcaster TVN24 showed vehicles and people passing through the flooded streets, and hailstones floating on the surface of the water. Poland’s weather agency said the ‘violent’ storms would continue into […]

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4* Novotel Warszawa Centrum, Warsaw, from €69/double

Novotel Warszawa Centrum, located in the heart of Warsaw, seamlessly blends modern comfort with Polish hospitality. The hotel offers contemporary rooms featuring stunning city views, ensuring a restful…

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5* InterContinental Warsaw with spectacular pool on the 44th floor from €119/double

Located in central Warsaw, the 5* Intercontinental Warsaw offers a wellness centre with an indoor pool, fitness centre and restaurant. The king (or twin) rooms come with a…

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Luxurious 5* Sofitel Warsaw Victoria from €116/double

Sofitel Warsaw, a luxurious haven in the capital of Poland, seamlessly combines modern elegance with cultural heritage. Nestled in the heart of the city, this five-star hotel offers refined accommodations,…

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Matthew Zajac: ‘I set out to write about my father’s life but discovered his war stories were all lies’

The actor and writer examines what drove his father to weave a false tale of an epic wartime journey from Poland to Inverness It was some years after my dad died that I discovered he was a liar. I loved him enormously. But he was a liar. I grew up in Inverness where my father […]

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China’s Xi Jinping to head for Serbia on second day of Europe visit – as it happened

Chinese premier has lunch with Emmanuel Macron before heading to Serbia on his closely watched trip to Europe. This live blog is closed China hacked UK ministry: report The Chinese state has hacked the British ministry of defence, Sky News reported this morning. Continue reading…

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EU to end sanctions procedure against Poland

Brussels says it will drop rule-of-law case after new government vowed to restore judicial independence Europe live – latest updates The European Commission has said it will end an EU sanctions procedure against Poland after a promise from Donald Tusk’s new government to restore the independence of the judiciary. In an announcement on Monday, the […]

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SUMMER ☀️ Super cheap flights from many European cities to Atlanta, Georgia from €198

Atlanta, the vibrant heart of Georgia, offers a blend of Southern charm and modern sophistication. Known as the birthplace of Martin Luther King Jr., the city boasts rich…

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Station to station: the European language DJs taking radio to new realms

Cian Ó Cíobháin’s show, ‘one of the most radical in the world’, has been beguiling listeners in Irish for 25 years. Others, from Warsaw to Lyon, offer similar musical adventures In the early 2000s, trudging through the static of mainstream radio, I stumbled upon RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta, the Irish-language outpost of Ireland’s national broadcaster […]

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