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Polish military informed the police on Dec. 16, 2022, that "an unidentified flying object" could have fallen down near Bydgoszcz - confirmed with sources at Main Police Headquarters. According to our findings, the police in Nakło nad Notecią received a call from an military officer in the rank of lieutenant colonel and dispatched a patrol to search for said "object".

Warsaw's recently renovated Five Corners Square has now received a new artistic installation named "The Song Thrush Hatchling". The sculpture, designed by internationally acclaimed Polish artist Joanna Rajkowska, is exceptional for its acoustic qualities. If you put your ear close to shell, you will hear a hatching bird and the beating of its heart. The idea is to encourage passersby to stop for a while and promote sensitivity to other species.

"The U.S.-Polish relationship, in the times of crisis, is also now reaching new heights," U.S. Ambassador to Poland Mark Brzezinski said on Friday (May 12) during Our Future Forum held in Warsaw. In his view, "we have never done as much together as we are doing now". Brzezinski also praised young Poles for their efforts in helping Ukrainian refugees. "I’m so proud of what the young generation has accomplished," he stressed.

During her trip to Poland, American actor and activist Natalie Portman visited Greater Poland Pediatrics Center in Poznań. Taking turns with U.S. Ambassador to Poland Mark Brzezinski and his partner, Portman read her own fables to the kids. The profit from sales of "Fables" by Natalie Portman, published in Poland, will be donated to TVN Foundation to support child psychiatry.

Poland's main opposition party said on Friday the defence minister should face criminal charges for dereliction of duty, after the latter accused the army of failing to inform the government about a possible missile heading towards the country in December. Poland's National security Bureau (BBN) said in a statement issued on Friday that information currently available to President Andrzej Duda did not justify taking any personal decisions regarding top staff of Polish Armed Forces.

For the fourth year in a row, Poland has been ranked last among the EU countries in the Europe-wide ranking measuring the level of equal rights for LGBTQI+ people. Only seven countries across the whole continent ranked lower, including Belarus, Russia, Turkey, and Azerbaijan. Rainbow Europe brings together both the legal index of LGBTI equality based on our Rainbow Europe Map and an overview of the social climate for LGBTI people in each country based on our Annual Review of the Human Rights Situation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex People.

I learned about the incident near Bydgoszcz at the end of April, Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Thursday, adding that the country's defence minister would likely present a report on the incident. The PM was referring to the remains of a missile found in a forest near in the village of Zamość. Deputy MFA Chief Paweł Jabłoński assured that "it's not that no one knows anything" and that no one had been hiding the truth from the prime minister.

A man gained access to an orphanage in Poland, killing a teenage girl and injuring nine other people in a knife attack late on Tuesday, police in the central city of Łódź said. Five of the injured were taken to a hospital, but their lives were not in danger. The attacker was arrested at his place of residence about an hour after the incident.

Królewiec instead of Kaliningrad. The Kremlin said on Wednesday that Poland's decision to rename the Russian city of Kaliningrad in its official documents was a "hostile act", as bilateral ties continue to fray over the war in Ukraine. "We don't want Russification in Poland, and that's why we have decided to change the name to our language," Poland's Development and Technology Minister Waldemar Buda said. The ministry explained there would be no new regulations forcing people to update their documents due to the change.

At least 56 people were injured in a crash involving a Polish bus at the A12 highway in Germany - the Polish Consul in Germany Marcin Król told TVN24. Poland's Health Minister Adam Niedzielski said later on Tuesday that 34 of the injured people were taken to hospitals in Germany.

Polish People's Party (PSL) and Szymon Hołownia's Poland 2050 will run together in this year's parliamentary election. "Two democratic opposition parties have decided it's time to go the same way and build something many voters have been waiting for," Hołownia said at a press conference on Thursday (April 27). "We do have a plan for Poland. A better one, fair, industrious, prosperous," said PSL leader Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz. Civic Platform chief Donald Tusk commented on the two parties' decision.

The remains of "an unidentified military object" were found in the north of Poland, in the town of Zamość near Bydgoszcz, the country's Ministry of National Defence said on Twitter on Thursday. The MOD reassued the situation did not threaten the safety of residents. According to unofficial sources quoted by, the object could have been a missile. Poland's Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro informed an investigation into the matter has been launched.

Polish Navy carried out drills on the Baltic Sea on Tuesday (April 25). The practice focused on shielding strategic sea transport and maintaining control on the sea in crisis situations. Patrolling trade routes and protecting critical infrastructure is necessary to ensure security in the region. TVN24 reporter Artur Molęda watched the drills.

Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki met on Tuesday (April 25) with Estonian counterpart Kaja Kallas. Morawiecki stressed that, in order to prevail in the uneven fight against Russia, Ukraine has to have modern weapons at its disposal. "Poland and Estonia lay too close to Russia to afford being neutral," he stressed. Kallas said that providing Ukraine with weapons was a priority. "We will continue to raise the cost of the war for Moscow until Ukraine wins," she added.

Retail sales at constant prices in March 2023 dropped by 7.3% year on year and by 14% compared to February 2023 - Poland's Central Statistical Office (Statistics Poland) said on Monday (April 24). When it comes to current prices, retail sales increased by 4.8% year on year.

Germany will play three friendly matches in June with their 1,000th international match set to be a charity game against Ukraine on June 12 in Bremen, the country's football association (DFB) said on Monday. Germany will play their 1001st game four days later against Poland in Warsaw.