Wrocław, Capital of Culture?

Neil Gregor | Posted 30.11.2015 | UK Politics
Neil Gregor

I have just returned from an enjoyable week in Wrocław, where I was advancing a research project on provincial cultural life in the Third Reich by ex...

Ukip HQ Reopens As Advice Centre For Polish Migrants

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 19.11.2015 | UK Politics

In true you-couldn’t-make-it-up news, an office used by Ukip as a campaigning hub has reopened – as an advice centre for Polish people. The bui...

Explosive Experts To Investigate Nazi Gold Train

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK

Polish military leaders sent explosive experts to investigate a site near the town of Walbrzych on Tuesday, reportedly scene of a missing Nazi train p...

You Know London's Too Expensive When It's Cheaper To Commute From Poland

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK Universities & Education

If we needed a sign that London is definitely too expensive for normal people to live in, this is it. A Goldsmiths student finds it more cost-effe...

Deathbed Confession Leads To Discovery Of 'Nazi Gold Train'

AP/The Huffington Post | Paul Vale | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK

A deathbed confession led two men to discover a Nazi gold train has been missing since the end of the Second World War. Speaking on Friday, a Polish o...

Polish Government To Hold Press Conference On 'Discovery Of Nazi Gold Train

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK

The Polish government has launched an investigation into the existence of a Nazi treasure train, with a leading cultural official admitting on Thursda...

These Eerie WWII Relics Are Being Unearthed By Poland's Drought

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK

The recent drought in Poland has revealed an astonishing array of artefacts from the World War Two. A Soviet fighter-bomber plane, still containing...

Sarah Ann Harris

Holocaust Survivor 'Couldn't Hold Back Tears' For European Migrants

HuffingtonPost.com | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 14.08.2015 | UK

Ben Helfgott arrived in the UK 70 years ago today, orphaned by the Holocaust and far from his native home in Poland. Aged just 15, Helfgott’s sho...

Cameron's Renegotiation Plans: The View From Warsaw

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska | Posted 13.08.2015 | UK Politics
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska

If Cameron, on the other hand, can focus on improving the EU for everyone, whether in Western or Central Europe, he may be able to get the support he needs from Warsaw, no matter which party forms the next government.

75th Anniversary of a Remarkable Escape From German Panzers

Michael Moszynski | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK
Michael Moszynski

My father was a Polish Cavalry Officer who was working in Paris when Germany invaded Poland. He joined the 10th Polish Mechanised Cavalry Brigade in France and when France was invaded in 1940 his Brigade was ordered to protect the French Sixth Army near Dijon.

Mr Cameron's Eastern European Problem

Andra Orasanu | Posted 10.06.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Andra Orasanu

When discussing the limits of free movement, the Prime Minister might want to focus less on the benefit-scrounging genes common to all Eastern Europeans. Instead, he could be constructive and empathise with the toll emigration takes on sending countries - skills shortages, social problems, or the €3bn Romania has lost training doctors that end up abroad.

Police Hunt Man Who Climbed Into Zoo Enclosure And ATTACKED Bear

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Sara C Nelson | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK

Police are searching for a man who was photographed striding into a zoo’s bear pit and hitting the animal. These images were posted to photo sha...

A Polish Prince Just Challenged Nigel Farage To A Real, Actual Duel

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Comedy

Well, here's one to file under 'This General Election Just Got A WHOLE LOT More Interesting'... Step forward, Prince Janek Żyliński. For you may ...

This Is The Liquid That Can Stop Bullets

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Tech

Scientists have developed a non-Newtonian liquid so effective that when implemented into body armour, can not only stop a bullet, but prevent the shoc...

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...