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Wrocław students and graduates have built a robot that serves meals
A team of Wrocław University of Technology students and graduates constructed the Bistrobot, a machine for self-service sale of hot meals. The creators emphasize that it is the first such machine in the world.
Wieliczka salt mine attracts record number of visitors in 2017
Over 1.7 million tourists from 200 countries visited the Wieliczka salt mine, outside the southern Polish city of Krakow in 2017, 200,000 more than in the previous year. "This is a historic record of attendance", Monika Szczepa from the mine told PAP.
Polish Aid Minister meets UNICEF and Jordanian officials in Amman
Beata Kempa, Poland's minister for humanitarian aid, on a visit to Jordan since Saturday, met in Amman on Sunday with UNICEF and Jordanian officials. She announced talks with her EU counterparts on the organisation of joint humanitarian assistance.
President Duda appoints new ministers
Polish President Andrzej Duda on Tuesday swore in new foreign, defence, interior, health and environment ministers following a Cabinet reshuffle.
Poland & Political Crisis of the European Union
On December 20, 2017, the European Commission opined that changes initiated in Poland with respect to the judicial system could constitute a threat to the rule of law, which forms the basis of the European Union. “Rule of law” is one of the essential common values delineated in Article 2 of the Treaty on the European Union (hereafter TEU): “The Union is founded on the values of respect for human dignity, freedom, democracy, equality, the rule of law and respect for human rights, including the rights of persons belonging to minorities. These values are common to the Member States in a society in which pluralism, non-discrimination, tolerance, justice, solidarity and equality between women and men prevail”.
Polish, Hungarian PMs confirm stand on migration
Poland and Hungary will not change their migration policy, Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki said on Wednesday in Budapest after talks with Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban. In Orban's opinion the EU's migration policy has suffered a fiasco.
Poland's Stoch wins Four Hills ski-jumping Tournament
Polish ski jumper Kamil Stoch won this year's edition of the Four Hills ski-jumping Tournament after placing first in the fourth leg in Bischofshofen, Austria, on Saturday. Stoch also won the first three legs of this year's competition.
President Wilson’s Fourteen Points
In a message to Congress on January 8, 1918, US President Thomas Woodrow Wilson presented a peace programme that set out the principles of establishing a lasting and just world order after the victory of the Allies in the First World War.
A story of fake news
The year 2017 has come to an end. It was an unsettling and rather unfavourable year for the world; unsettling, but fruitful for Poland. The second year of “Good Change”. It also saw the great and shameful rise of the fake news phenomenon, which isn’t new at all but was once labeled media manipulation and enemy propaganda.
Times of Euroscepticism
The pessimists were right. As many of them predicted, the European Commission decided to initiate proceedings against Poland under Art. 7 of the TEU. It does not mean that sanctions will be imposed, nonetheless Poland has been publicly chastised. The Commission’s decision has a negative effect on Poland’s image and weakens its negotiating position. It could also mean that Poland will receive less funds from the next EU budget.
The only anti-communist on the national team
Stanisław Terlecki, a former member of the Polish national team, as well as ŁKS Łódź, Cosmos New York and Legia Warszawa, has passed away. Zbigniew Boniek, president of the Polish Football Association, who began his career at the same time as his teammate Terlecki, informed of the latter’s death.