Record high price at Pride of Poland auction

Arabian mare named Pepita was sold for €1.4 million at Pride of Poland auction, organized annually in Janów Podlaski, the media reported. It was the highest amount paid for an Arabian horse in the history of the Polish horse breeding.

Nearly 35% of Polish internet users block ads

In the second quarter of 2015, 34.9 percent of the Polish internet users blocked advertisements via such tool as Ad Block Plus, according to a report complied by PageFair  and Adobe. Globally, 181 million people block ads, thus the number grew by 41 percent year-on-year, consequently publishers lost...

Warsaw’s rainbow will be removed from Pl. Zbawiciela

The residents of Warsaw will be able to admire the artistic construction in the form of a giant rainbow on plac Zbawiciela (Savior square) only until the end of summer holidays. Subsequently, the art installation will be disassembled and moved to a different location in Warsaw, Gazeta.pl webportal i...

Palikot to waive his MP mandate

Janusz Palikot, the founder of Your Movement (Twój Ruch) has announced that he is going to waive his parliamentary mandate to let Andrzej Dołecki, the leader of Free Cannabis movement “symbolically become an MP for two months,” the media reported.

Chinese military ships to dock in Polish ports

Poland and China are deepening their military ties. Polish Defense Minister Tomasz Siemoniak signed with the Chinsese government an agreement, in line which, the Chinese navy ships will dock in Polish ports for the first time ever, Polish Radio reported.

Warsaw Uprising Commemoration events

The annual commemoration of the beginning of the Warsaw Uprising will see numerous events and the “W” hour which is marked by a general halt in traffic (car and pedestrian) for a few minutes at 5:00 pm. Commemorative festivities will reach their climax at the Tomb of the Unknown solider ...

Poland could draw students from the UK

According to an article in the UK newspaper The Independent, Poland is the most affordable place to study, taken from the UK perspective. The cost of studies at a Polish university (with accommodation and travel home to the British Isles included) amounts to £4,119.16, which is considerably less tha...

Quieting the mobile phone addicts

Newsweek Polska published the results of a survey by SW Research that shows the majority of Poles would like to establish quiet zones in public spaces. PKP Intercity train operator has initiated such a campaign and would like to establish such zones on trains. About 30 percent of the respondents are...