Putin Talks About 'Apocalyptic' All-Out War With Ukraine

AP/The Huffington Post | Paul Vale | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK

Vladimir Putin has dismissed the prospect of an all-out war between Russia and Ukraine, describing the "apocalyptic scenario" as "unlikely". Speak...

Britain's EU Exit 'Would Spell Disaster For Poland'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Politics

If Britain pulls out of the European Union it would spell disaster for countries like Poland, the country's ambassador has warned. Witold Sobkow, ...

'The Intense Humming Of Evil' - Experiencing Auschwitz

Kris Griffiths | Posted 29.03.2015 | UK
Kris Griffiths

After reading and watching so much about it over the years it doesn't feel real until you're physically there, amid the bleak smokestacks and barbed-wire fences sprawled over hundreds of acres of barren land.

Let Us Never Forget the Victims of Nazi Persecution

Witold Sobków | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK Politics
Witold Sobków

The Holocaust was a genocide, a systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of Jews by the Nazi regime and its collaborators. As President Shimon Peres has said, it was "the greatest darkness that mankind has known". Jews were abandoned by humanity. But there were human beings who were sensitive to this tragedy...

Louise Ridley

Gays, Gypsies And Priests: The Forgotten Victims Of The Holocaust

HuffingtonPost.com | Louise Ridley | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK

On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the Huffington Post UK is running a series of pieces looking at how we remember the H...

'The Imitation Game' - Success Has Many Fathers...

Witold Sobków | Posted 21.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Witold Sobków

I congratulate the British film industry on The Imitation Game - another outstanding, world-class production... I cannot help but feel disappointed that the Polish contribution to breaking the Enigma code was not more prominently highlighted. Marian Rejewski, Jerzy Różycki and Henryk Zygalski, three brilliant Polish mathematicians, must be credited with the first breaking of the Enigma codes.

Polish Minister Tells Cameron Changes To EU Migration Rules Would Cross A 'Red Line'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Politics

Poland’s deputy foreign minister has warned David Cameron that any change to EU rules regarding migrants would represent “an absolute red line” ...

Five Reasons to Fall in Love With Polish food

Ren Behan | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ren Behan

Polish food is fast becoming the food of the moment, particularly as the shadow of communism has faded to allow a democratic and economically stable Poland to flourish. In fact, it's been 25 years since communism fell and, in that time, Poland has transformed herself almost unrecognisably.

Cold War Realignment As Poland Moves Troops To Eastern Border

AP/Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK

Poland will move thousands of troops toward its eastern borders in a historic realignment of a military structure built in the Cold War, the country's...

'Are Germany Crisis?' - Watch Götze's Must-See Reaction

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Sport

Footballers are prone to walking past the mixed zone but Mario Götze stopped by despite Germany's Euro 2016 qualifying defeat to Poland. But he didn'...

Why Poznan Should Be on Your Bucket List

Andrea Magrath | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Andrea Magrath

Poznan, in central west Poland, is an enchanting city. Simply beautiful storybook architecture, friendly locals, and the charm of a city not yet inundated with tourists. There are plenty of things to see and do in Poznan for visitors, whether you're a couple, solo traveller, or a family. Here are my top ten picks...

Poland Has Become a Significant Political Player in the European Union

Witold Sobków | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Politics
Witold Sobków

We will always remember what happened on 31 August 2014, as we will always cherish memories of 1 May 2004 when Poland became a member of the EU. When Herman Van Rompuy said on Twitter "The European Council has elected prime minister Donald Tusk as the next president of the European Council and Euro Summits,"

This Cyclist Is Probably Having A Crappier Day Than You

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK

This footage taken from a bus in Poland shows a cyclist having a really rubbish run of bad luck. The poor man can be seen driving through a large p...

An Exploration of Ukraine's EU Neighbours in Light of the Ukraine Crisis

Niki O'Brien | Posted 18.10.2014 | UK
Niki O'Brien

As fighting in Eastern Ukraine continues with Russia backing the pro-Russian rebels, implications for Ukraine's Western neighbours are increasingly apparent.

EU Reform - Can We Learn From the Polish Transition?

Witold Sobków | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Politics
Witold Sobków

There is an appetite for change shared not only by EU member states, but also by many people in EU institutions, who are able to identify challenges faced by Europe nowadays. Poland believes in strong EU institutions and deeper political integration, as well as aims, like the UK, at the completion of the single market.

David Cameron 'F**ked Up,' Polish Government Reveals True Feelings About EU Reform

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron has "fucked up" his handling the European Union and has fallen for the "stupid propaganda" of eurosceptics, Polish ministers have been r...

Reasons to Be Fearful, Part 3,456,872

Nick Abbot | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK
Nick Abbot

Britain is offering 1,000 troops and the tanks they can still start to NATO so they can put on a show in Poland that they think will put Vlad the Insaner back in his box...

'Generation War' - Fact and Fiction

Witold Sobków | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Politics
Witold Sobków

By effectively reconceptualising German suffering during the war at the expense of that of other nations, the series seems to be creating a somehow distorted reality of World War II, which many people regard as offensive to the memory of the millions of victims of the Nazi German regime in an occupied Poland and elsewhere.

Traces of Time by Igor Mitoraj

Diego Giolitti | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Diego Giolitti

Traces of Time is the celebrated Pietrasanta-based master sculptor's first major solo exhibition in London.

An Open Letter to Poles in Britain: You Are Welcome Here

Giles Goodall | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Politics
Giles Goodall

I want a positive, ambitious Britain, open to Europe and the world. I want us to value the contribution of everyone who makes their home here. There are valid concerns on both sides, but let's not blame each other. Let's discuss the issues and find solutions together. Please use your vote on 22 May. These elections are about your future!

Groom Receives Angel Bruise After Falling Through Table On Stag Party In Poland

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK

A groom has received an unusual blessing for his forthcoming nuptials in the form of an angel on his back. Chris Holland from London was gifted the an...

'Vampire' Skeleton With Stake Through Leg & Brick In Mouth Unearthed In Poland (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK

A skeleton with a brick stuck in its mouth and a stake through its leg bears evidence it was believed to be a vampire, archaeologists in Poland say. ...

I Am Polish and It's Been an Interesting 10 Years, Britain

Ewa Zubek | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK
Ewa Zubek

But ten years have gone by, and the workforce has evolved and changed. Poles cannot be described in absolute terms anymore: they have received promotions, spent countless hours learning English, they're used to the humid climate and two-tap sinks. Poles in the UK are poets, novelists, managers and journalists.

Now We Are Dziesięć

Thomas Prosser | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Politics
Thomas Prosser

Ten years later one may nonetheless argue that these waves of immigration have been comparatively successful. Whatever the growing pains such groups have encountered integrating into British society, the predictions of sceptics have largely failed to materialize.

There Are More Opportunities In Poland Than Britain, Says Ambassador

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK

The wave of Polish immigration to Britain is over, because Poles now have similar economic prospects in their homeland, the country's ambassador has s...