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Actor and director Andrzej Seweryn is celebrating the 50th anniversary of his artistic career. He has played hundreds of fantastic roles and is considered one of Poland's finest theatre actors. He starred in over 50 movies and found success not only in Poland but also in Germany and France. Andrzej Seweryn received many accolades for his work, including the award for best actor at the Gdynia Film Festival.

U.N. members on Monday adopted a deal aimed at improving the way world copes with rising migration, but almost 30 countries stayed away from the ceremony in Morocco. Apart from the United States, the list of countries that opted out from the pact includes Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria and Bulgaria.

Eighty tonnes of heavy explosives are now in the hands of the Central Bureau of Police Investigations. The operation included officers from Poland, Germany, France and Holland and the prosecutors will question 80 people. An international gang was responsible for the cross-border smuggling. The police revealed that they have been working the organised group since 2012.

Greenpeace activists on Sunday evening projected messages calling on politicians to take action on climate change onto the venue of the COP24 U.N. climate talks in Katowice, Poland. The slogans: "politicians talk, leaders act," and "no hope without climate action," were projected on the roof of the Spodek arena, where government officials and minister are meant to come up with a rule book to reduce emissions as agreed in the Paris Agreement in 2015. Greenpeace is calling for commitment to strengthen national climate plans in line with the 1.5 degrees limit by 2020, a strong rule book that supports action on the ground and "scaled-up and predictable finance and support for poor and vulnerable countries," the environmental organisation said in its news release.

Five out of seven people suspected of irregularities in the financial watchdog's (KNF) supervision of SKOK Wołomin credit union, including the former KNF chief Andrzej J., have been released on bail and taken under police supervision. "The prosecutor has decided to use preventive measures against five suspects," Marcin Lorenc from the Regional Prosecutor's Office in Szczecin has said. "The measures are of a freedom nature namely an injunction on contacting other suspects, bail and police supervision," added Mr Lorenc.

Poland's deputy environment minister, Michal Kurtyka, said on Saturday he was in contact with the authorities over reports from campaign groups that at least 12 to 14 activists were refused entry to the country or deported while on their way to a U.N. climate change conference in Katowice.

Half-naked, without jackets and trousers - this how they wanted to reach the top of human stupidity. Rescuers from the Karkonosze division of the Mountain Voluntary Search and Rescue had to evacuate seven people from the Śnieżka mountain. The foolish tourists attempted to summit the highest peak of the Karkonosze Mountains, wearing not much more than shorts, T-shirts and shoes.

The Customs and Tax Officers from Szczecin have prevented some 47 tonnes of waste materials to be illegally imported to Poland from Germany, the National revenue Administration informed. Two shipments from Poland's Western neighbouring country were full of demolition rubble, including construction waste, broken tiles, reenforced concrete and plastic foil. The cargo lacked proper documentation and import license.