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Ever since Poland joined the rEVolution, there have been many such efforts, big and small -- including Tesla Shuttle and CleanTechnica's attempt at a single-charge driving distance record (which we ... This time, again, he set off to travel across Africa from Cape Town to Europe … driving a Nissan LEAF.

Through all his wanderings, this town was Koziołek Matołek's destination: He had heard it was possible to find shoes for goats here. Created in ... In the 1930s, foreign comics--Prince Valiant, most notably--were becoming popular in Poland, and publishers were interested in homegrown illustrated stories.
"As a Latino, it is so important for the city of New Britain to recognize these soldiers of the Borinqueneers, who represent history that is widely celebrated within the Puerto Rican community," Rosado said. "It's another addition that celebrates our rich diversity in the city." New Britain, where the population ...
Warsaw has argued that the law protects the country's history by outlawing claims that Poles were involved in Nazi death camps such as Auschwitz, which is near the town of Oswiecim. Between 1939 and 1945, Poland suffered a brutal occupation by the Nazis, who killed up to 3 million Polish Jews and ... Holocaust
ZAR MOUNTAIN, Poland -- High atop the ski lift at Zar Mountain in southern Poland, the villages below disappear. At first, they seem ... Andrzej Machno, who lives in the small city of Skawina, northeast of Zar Mountain, has used the same furnace for more than three decades. He has been waiting for ... Europe

Based on interviews with the two girls and witnesses, police fined the injured girl's friend, who is 17, for causing a traffic hazard, Super Express reported. The fine was 70 euros, equal to $86. But after watching the video footage, the city's police commander decided to seek a stronger punishment for the ...
If Croatia were to realize a similar investment as the gasport already working in the northern Polish city of Swinoujscie, it would enable the construction of a North-South gas corridor, Duda added, pointing to the fact that the increase of energetic safety was a regional matter of the utmost important, and its ...
Blues keeper Bartosz Bialkowski made his senior international debut as a half-time sub as Poland were defeated 1-0 by Nigeria in Wroclaw. ... Bialkowski, the first Blues player ever to win a cap for Poland, is one of four keepers in the squad along with Fabianski, Wojciech Szczesny (Juventus) and Lukasz ...
Duda was on Friday set to take part in celebrations of Polish-Hungarian Friendship Day in the city of Veszprem 110 km southwest of the capital Budapest. Polish-Hungarian Friendship Day, established by the parliaments of both countries, has been marked alternately in Poland and Hungary since 2007.
The previous effort to ban abortion was thwarted when Polish women mobilized on a scale unseen in the country's history — more than 150,000 rallied in roughly 140 cities, towns and villages in October 2016. Their fight helped start a general strike by women in dozens of countries around the world, ...
Once the capital of Poland, Krakow was home to the country's first ruler, who occupied the castle on Wawel Hill overlooking Krakow's market square and the Vistula river. Legend has it that in its early days, the city was plagued by a dragon who devoured livestock and maidens, until the beast was defeated ...
Poland's third-biggest city was a 19th-century industrial powerhouse before falling into a post-war slump, known as Grey Lodz. Now it's ... Textile mills are now villages with hotels, boutiques, restaurants and al fresco bars. ... A love letter to Lodz, it depicts the town hall, Liberty Square and a wooden sailboat.
Since 2010, it's loomed over the residents of Świebodzin, Poland, and it's apparently already getting some upgrades. ... The brainchild of a now-deceased local priest named Sylwester Zawadzki, Christ the King was crowdfunded with $1.45 million in donations from residents of the town and elsewhere.
The Radomsko municipality in Poland has canceled an annual ceremony involving a delegation from its sister city in Israel, Kiryat Bialik, because the Israeli mayor had planned to mention Jews who were murdered by Poles during the Holocaust in his speech. The Kiryat Bialik municipality announced the ...

The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra is arriving in Warsaw and is tuning up for its second full concert in Poland, taking place March 20. The concert in Wroclaw on March 18 marked the orchestra's official debut in Poland. Wroclaw's National Forum For Music was packed to its state-of-the-art rafters.
Kopacz, whose family emigrated from Poland to Jersey City and then moved to Bayonne in the 1950s, will be honored at a sashing brunch hosted by the city's parade committee on Saturday, April 14, at 11:30 a.m. at the Chandelier Restaurant. A lifelong Bayonne resident, Kopacz has has been an avid ...
Bialkowski is yet to win a senior international cap but played six times for the Poland U20 side early in his career. Speaking in October, the 30-year-old admitted he remained hopeful of being part of the Poland squad at this summer's World Cup in Russia, where they will face Senegal, Colombia and Japan ...
An adviser to Poland's president says he thinks Israel's negative reaction to a law criminalizing some statements about Poland's actions during World War II stemmed from a "feeling of shame at the passivity of the Jews during the Holocaust." Andrzej Zybertowicz, a Nicolaus Copernicus University sociology ...
This has been a hot-button issue in Poland for years, particularly since the publication in 2000 of historian Jan Gross' book, Neighbors, which documented a brutal pogrom carried out by residents of a Polish town against its Jewish residents during the Nazi occupation. The book provoked a backlash in ...
During World War II, Poland became the epicenter of the Nazis' crimes—but soon, implying that those crimes were committed by the Polish state will itself be a crime. A controversial new law in Poland makes it illegal to accuse the nation of being complicit with Nazi crimes like the Holocaust. It also outlaws ...
The southern Polish city of Katowice has started testing a drone to pinpoint offenders who break anti-smog rules. Photo: jagaha/pixabay.com/CC0 ... According to a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO), out of the 50 European cities most affected by smog, 33 are in Poland. The WHO estimates that ...
THE spa town of Rabka-Zdroj, in southern Poland, has been known as a treatment centre for children since the 19th century. These days it also has terrible air. In January 2017 the level of benzo(a)pyrene, a carcinogenic compound, was found to be 28 times normal limits. If this goes on, Rabka-Zdroj could ...
Poland's Prime Minister Beata Szydlo and her conservative government easily survived a confidence vote in parliament on Thursday that was called by the opposition. But the fate of Szydlo herself hung in the balance as Poland's top political leaders considered a government reshuffle that could see her ...
The European Union announced Thursday that it is taking the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland to court for failing to accommodate their fair share of refugees under a plan agreed to by the 28-country bloc two years ago. EU nations agreed in Sept. 2015 to relocate 160,000 refugees from Italy and ...
Poland's chief rabbi has said he has been left speechless after human remains were left in piles of earth during work to lay new power cables next to an old Jewish cemetery. The incident took place in Siemiatycze, a town in eastern Poland that was once home to over 4,000 Jews before the Holocaust.
Polish military police say they have detained a former head of Poland's military counterintelligence services for further questioning over alleged illegal cooperation with Russian security services in 2010. Gen. Piotr Pytel denies the cooperation was illegal. The case relates to Poland's and NATO's agreement ...
Poland's president kicked off a year of celebrations for the country's 100th independence anniversary by praising the Polish government that is at odds with the European Union. In a speech Tuesday before parliament, President Andrzej Duda also criticized the opposition, which seeks support from EU ...
Yet local solutions are not enough, the city authorities fear. “Low emissions are not only local governments' problem; legal solutions at the national level are needed,” says Kuczera, who was among delegates from the 33 Polish cities in the WHO ranking of Europe's most polluted cities who visited Warsaw ...
Suspect held in Ukraine over Poland's 'heist of the century' ... a small locality near the port city of Odessa on the Black Sea in southern Ukraine. ... The heist took place in July 2015 in Swarzędz, a town in west-central Poland.
The Polish government has said it will take a more active role in looking ... numbers of homeless people on the city's streets in recent months.
“This house was right on the road, very visible, pretty gusty, early in the morning between 9 and 10,” said Poland Village Police Chief Russ ...
White nationalist and anti-Muslim sentiment prevail at Poland's Independence Day march ... all over Europe and beyond descended upon Poland's capital city of ... The annual far-right marches to celebrate Polish independence first ... Toroczkai is the mayor of a small village in Southern Hungary where he ...
The city of Exeter in south-west England on Wednesday celebrated ... Polish pilots in the squadron, which was part of the Royal Air Force, ...
The bid theme of the central Polish city of Lodz for 2022 is “City Re: ... The city's expo website says the event would kick-start a second wave of ...
Opened in 1901 as Poland's great palace hotel to rival the best of London ... the Bristol is one of the city's few historic buildings still standing, spared ... elegance and one of the best restaurants in town, the Bristol offers a great ...
Minnesota is hoping to host the first World's Fair on U.S. soil in nearly 40 years, but it will have to overcome bids by Poland's third-largest city, ...
A changing Polish city dreams of Expo 2022 ... The station will form the new heart of the rapidly changing city, which gradually lost its lustre ... “It was a working-class town and not bourgeois, with all its cultural baggage, which ...
TRENTON, N.Y. — A Poland woman was found intoxicated inside her car parked at a business on State Route 12 in the Town of Trenton on ...
Poland's Foreign Ministry said Monday that it strongly condemns racist, anti-Semitic and xenophobic ideas, but insisted that a large weekend ...
Minnesota is hoping to host the first World's Fair on U.S. soil in nearly 40 years, but it will have to overcome bids by Poland's third-largest city, ...
He's at Polish Village Cafe in Hamtramck, a city in Michigan just 13 minutes outside Detroit. It's owned by Carolyn Wietrztkowski, whose ...
The nationalist marchers carried Polish flags and threw red smoke bombs. Pawel, 21, from the southern city of Rzeszow told AFP it was ...
LODZ: Under a massive glass roof, the ultramodern new train station in Lodz, a central city in Poland, already appears ready to welcome ...
Young Janina grew up in the Polish town of Augustow. As a child during World War II, she sometimes took refuge in churches as the Nazis took ...
A changing Polish city dreams of Expo 2022 ... The station will form the new heart of the rapidly changing city, which gradually lost its lustre ... "It was a working-class town and not bourgeois, with all its cultural baggage, which ...
Known mostly as a mining town until about two decades ago, the city of Katowice, Poland has recently transformed itself into a music capital ...
"The hardest part was getting the exposure of my name. My name is not an easy one to spell," stated Lattanzio. "Actually, having to write my ...


 

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