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On Thursday, at a press conference regarding results of inquiry into the preparation of last year's postal voting in presidential election, the chief of the Supreme Audit Office Marian Banaś said "it's a weird coincidence that two days ago we received an email about bombs planted on our premises and in eight of our branches". "Today, in turn, there was an email saying may son was about to commit suicide" - he added.

The European Commission has increased its GDP forecast for Poland in 2021 from 3,1 percent to 4 percent - according to the "European Economic Forecast. Spring 2021". The unemployment rate for 2021 is expected to be the lowest in the whole EU and equal 3,5 percent.

Polish nurses organised a protest on Wednesday at Warsaw's Plac Na Rozdrożu, which could be literally translated as "At the Crossroads Square". For the duration of the manifestation, the nurses called the venue "At the Polish Nurses and Midwives' Career Crossroads Square", as they demanded decent wages and better working conditions. They also pointed out problems such as the increasing age average of Polish nurses.

First it walked straight down the pavement, but then started to get closer to the road. This beaver's night stroll through Gniezno could have ended tragically. The animal was spotted by police officers and it continued on its path under their watchful eye.

We will continue our efforts aimed at making NATO more efficient and stronger and we are ready to bring our contribution to the benefit of transatlantic security - the presidents of nine countries stated in declaration after the Bucharest Nine summit. Romania's President Klaus Iohannis stressed that Russia's activities in the region were a matter of concern and that NATO should step up its efforts. "That's why I've suggested in discussion with Joe Biden that the allied presence in Romania and in the south of the Eastern flank be increased" - said Poland's President Andrzej Duda.

Karolina L. has been sentenced to a one-year probation for violating quarantine rules. The woman knew she had tested positive for coronavirus, and yet she was going out to do shopping. The court also ordered the 38-year-old to pay 1,800 zlotys in compensation to 12 people.

Following the advice of the Medical Council we've decided to shorten the gap between the first and the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine - the vaccination programme chief coordinator and PM's aide Michał Dworczyk said on Monday. The gap between AstraZeneca shots will be cut the most.

The European Court for Human Rights in Strasbourg will examine cases of two Polish judges, Paweł Juszczyszyn from Olsztyn and Warsaw judge Łukasz Biliński - TVN24 reporter Michał Tracz has learned. The EU court has also notified the Polish government which - in line with the standard procedure - should respond regarding the cases.

After two days of strolling across downtown Warsaw, a city-roaming peacock was finally captured by firemen at key tourist thoroughfare of Nowy Świat. Shortly after, the bird was escorted back to Royal Łazienki Park in a marked police car on blue lights. "The peacock barely fitted in the car due to his huge train. When the officers released him in the park, a longing peahen immediately greeted him" - said inner city police spokesman.

Poland has violated the right to a lawful tribunal and a fair trial - the European Court of Human Rights ruled on Friday in Strasbourg. The ruling pertained to a case of a Polish turf roll producer who had sued the state for damages caused by game. The ECHR ruling was justified with the fact that judge Mariusz Muszyński had replaced a lawfully appointed Constitutional Tribunal judge in the panel which handed down the ruling, unfavourable to the businessman. Constitutional Court head Julia Przyłębska said the verdict would not have any impact on Poland's legal system.