From the archive – Poles apart: the bitter conflict over a nation’s communist history – podcast

We are raiding the Audio Long Read archives to bring you some classic pieces from years past, with new introductions from the authors. This week, from 2018: Many Polish people remember Soviet soldiers saving them from Nazi occupation. But a growing number are rejecting that narrative, and the monuments that come with it Archive: Euronews, […]

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Silent Land review – chilly comeuppance for picture-perfect tourists in Italian idyll

Aga Woszczynska’s incisive debut skewers guilt, desire and class for a vain pair of holidaymakers Polish director Aga Woszczynska’s methodical and incisive debut feature offers a painterly study of guilt, desire and class, rendered in sky blues, terracotta tiles and white-people nude fabrics. Through an account of a holiday on an Italian island that goes […]

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Cheap flights from Warsaw to Chicago for only €224!

Chicago is considered one of the most dynamic cities in the United States. Located in the shores of Lake Michigan, the city has a great urban atmosphere and…

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Truss to meet Biden and world leaders flying in for Queen’s funeral

Prime minister will welcome the US president for first time since taking office on Sunday at No 10 Liz Truss will meet Joe Biden and other world leaders flying in for the Queen’s funeral over the weekend but the government will not reveal what is discussed because of the national mourning period. The prime minister […]

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Poland to ask Russia to return paintings looted by Red Army in WW2

Culture minister says ‘traces of hundreds of thousands of items lead to the Russian Federation’ Poland will formally ask Russia to return seven paintings from a Moscow museum that were looted by the Red Army during the second world war, the Polish culture minister has announced. Piotr Gliński said about 20 previous requests to Moscow […]

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Europese Oekraïense vluchtelingen vrezen door de mazen van het net te vallen nu de winter dreigt

With energy bills adding to the strain on their hosts, some refugees are are choosing to return home Alisa, a 16-year-old art student from Kharkiv, arrived in Hungary in April with her family after fleeing their apartment in the suburb of Saltivka, which came under heavy shelling for weeks on end. After two days in […]

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Polen's regeringspartij rekent op anti-EU standpunt om verkiezingskansen te vergroten

Jarosław Kaczyński, chair of Law and Justice party, said Polish politicians had ‘sacred duty’ to oppose ‘culturally alien’ EU Leaders of Poland’s ruling Law and Justice party appear intent on stoking an anti-EU and anti-German climate as it faces a battle in next year’s parliamentary elections. Speaking at an economic forum in Karpacz this week, […]

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'Constant en geruststellend': wereldwijde media reactie op het overlijden van de koningin

New York Times says Elizabeth II ‘projected stability’; Japan’s Asahi Shimbun says she ‘cared about post-war reconciliation’ Britain mourns death of Queen Elizabeth – latest updates Newspapers in the Commonwealth and beyond have led with the death of Queen Elizabeth II, with many paying tribute to her accomplishments during seven decades on the throne. Some […]

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Stedentrip naar Krakau voor €90 p.p: vluchten vanaf Milaan + 3 nachten B&B verblijf in centraal gelegen 3* hotel

For your city break we suggest you book a room in the very well-rated 3* Hotel Secesja. Located in Krakow’s city centre, this hotel features air conditioned rooms…

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Stedentrip in het mooie Wroclaw, Polen voor £101 p.p: vluchten vanuit Newcastle, UK + verblijf van 4 nachten in zeer goed beoordeeld appartement

Het zeer goed beoordeelde Smart Rental Management Apartments is gunstig gelegen op 10 minuten lopen van het centraal station en de oude binnenstad. De studio van 27 m² is voorzien van...

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