January 14, 2019 2:38 PM Pawel Adamowicz, Gdansk mayor, dies after stabbing at charity event
The mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk has died in hospital a day after being stabbed at a charity event. Pawel Adamowicz, 53, was attacked on stage in front of hundreds of people on Sunday. He was hospitalised for serious abdominal injuries and underwent five hours of surgery. A 27-year-old with a criminal record has been arrested over the attack. Police 115
January 14, 2019 10:55 AM World War 3: Iran issues warning of DEATH as Poland and US host ‘anti-Iran’ summit
IRAN’S foreign ministry is furious at Poland for organising an “anti-Iranian” conference in the country alongside the US. February’s summit, to be held in Poland, was seen as a “hostile act” by Iran, with the country considering reciprocating, according to the state-run IRNA news agency. The conference was announced by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo 157
January 14, 2019 9:12 AM New Look to slash debt by £1bn to restore profitabilty
The South African-owned company warns that conditions in the UK retail market continue to be challenging. The company, which is closing its remaining 120 stores in China as well as 60 stores in the UK to return to profitability, said it had agreed with key shareholders to slash its debt from £1.35bn to £350m. It will raise £150m in new money to finance 142
January 11, 2019 5:28 PM END OF EU: European project 'will NOT survive'
THE EUROPEAN Union “will not survive as it is” and will eventually be ripped apart by deep divisions over immigration, multiculturalism and the future of the EU project, a political analyst has warned. Irreconcilable differences over these issues will provide the catalyst for a major shakeup in Brussels as voters in member states begin to back “anti-migration 121
January 10, 2019 1:43 PM EU SHOWDOWN: Italy promises to unite with Poland to instigate ‘European SPRING’
ITALY’S firebrand deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini is trying to create a populist alliance to take on the Brussels establishment in a showdown over the future of the European Union. Mr Salvini, who leads the nationalist, anti-immigrant League party, pledged to create a “new European spring” ahead of the European Parliament elections in May and to work with Poland’s 149
January 7, 2019 10:46 PM Orthodox Christmas 2019: When do Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas?
ORTHODOX Christians celebrate Christmas on a different day compared to other Christians, but when is the celebration of Christ’s birthday in Orthodox countries? While many Christians celebrate Christmas on December 25, there are some Orthodox Christians who celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ in January. Orthodox Christians in central and eastern Europe 118
January 4, 2019 10:44 PM Poland fire: Five teenage girls DEAD as blaze rips through escape room adventure game
A FIRE has broken out at an escape room in northwest Poland, leaving five teenage girls dead, local officials have confirmed. A man was seriously injured by the fire but survived. The inferno broke out at 5pm local time (4pm GMT) on Friday at a party attraction known as an escape room. In escape rooms, users are locked in a room and must answer puzzles 119
January 4, 2019 10:23 PM Escape room fire kills five teenagers in Poland
Five teenage girls have died after a fire broke out while they were playing an escape game in northern Poland. A 25-year-old man was seriously injured in the blaze which started at around 17:00 local time (16:00 GMT) in the city of Koszalin on Friday. The cause of the fire is not yet known, but officials are carrying out safety checks on every escape 77
January 4, 2019 8:52 PM Five teenage girls killed in escape room fire
One man has been hurt after the blaze broke out at the party attraction in Poland. The teenagers were believed to have been celebrating a birthday at the attraction, where users are locked in a room and must answer puzzles and complete tasks to get out. Five girls, aged around 15, were locked in the room and all were killed in the fire. Monika Kosiec 118
January 2, 2019 12:39 PM EU accused of favouritism after ignoring Macron's 'BRUTAL' treatment of 'Yellow Vests'
EUROPEAN Union bosses have been accused of ignoring Emmanuel Macron’s “brutal” handling of the so-called ‘Yellow Vest’ demonstrations sweeping France. Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawieck claims France has received beneficial treatment from Brussels after deploying tens of thousands of police officers to quash the growing movement. Paris suffered 117