Polish doctors carried out the world's first life-saving face transplant, the medical centre said, weeks after the 33-year-old recipient was disfigured by a machine in a workplace accident.Friday, 24 May, 2013, 3:14am
Freak blizzards and freezing weather over the first few days of spring in Europe and parts of the United States caused fatal cases of hypothermia, power outages and transport chaos.28 Mar 2013 - 3:22am
Dozens killed in wave of violence in Iraq17 Jan 2013 - 4:10am
Polish police detained a 58-year-old man after he threw vials of black paint at the Black Madonna of Czestochowa, an ancient Catholic icon of the Virgin Mary believed to work miracles.
A pane of glass over the painting protected it from any damage during the incident on Sunday, local police spokeswoman Joanna Lazar said.11 Dec 2012 - 3:36am
The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday condemned Poland for the inhumane and degrading treatment of a 14-year-old rape victim whom the authorities tried to stop having an abortion.31 Oct 2012 - 10:18am
The oldest known survivor of the Nazi German death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, Antoni Dobrowolski, has died at the age of 108.
Adam Cyra, who works at the Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial and museum, said Dobrowolski died in the town of Debno, northwest Poland.24 Oct 2012 - 4:31am
Gifting the Greeks a bailout in the opening game induced a new gait in the Polska faithful as they exited the National Stadium and made their way over the Poniatowski Bridge to the Fan Zone - the Warsaw Wobble.10 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Chinese investment in Poland has been rapidly growing and the visit of President Bronislaw Komorowski to Beijing this week is bringing new deals.
One major Chinese investment in Poland scheduled to be signed during the Polish leader's visit is Liugong Machinery's acquisition of a Polish heavy machinery company.22 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
It didn't take long for the newly registered Polish Chamber of Commerce to get active. It officially came into existence at the end of October and right away it invited the famous Warsaw Boys Choir and the Camerata Vistula Quintet to make a detour from their Shanghai tour for a free Christmas concert in Hong Kong.17 Dec 2009 - 12:00am
Stop-motion video art examination of time, money and art in different regions by local artists syan (aka MC Yan), Clara Cheung, Martin Cheung, Gum Cheng Yee-man (including Restart With The Water, above) and Poland's Karolina Matea, Natalia Turczynska and Ewa Graniak-Wosinek. An October Contemporary exhibition.2 Nov 2009 - 12:00am
Hong Kong's Leung Ho-tsun bid farewell to his career as a junior on a high note by winning the RS:X Youth World Championships in Pattaya, Thailand, yesterday.19 Jan 2009 - 12:00am
Hong Kong's Wong Kam-po finished seventh in the points race at the World Cup Classic in Beijing last night.
Racing in his first major track competition since the Beijing Olympics, Wong was heading for the runners-up spot until he was lapped, leaving him in seventh place on four points.17 Jan 2009 - 12:00am
Former Solidarity trade union leader Lech Walesa has hit back angrily at claims in a new book that he helped Poland's loathed secret police during the country's communist era.4 Jul 2008 - 12:00am
Beijing's motto for next year's Olympics is 'We Are Ready' but this was clearly not the case with the China women's volleyball team as the Olympic champions suffered a rare defeat in Hong Kong yesterday.
The crowd favourites blew a 2-0 lead before losing to Poland 3-2 in the HK Health Check FIVB World Grand Prix played before a crowd of 11,000 fans at Hong Kong Coliseum.12 Aug 2007 - 12:00am
Poland's short journey from a Soviet basket-case economy to rising Slavonic tiger seems little short of miraculous. Fifteen years ago, tired Trabants and Ladas lolled around the grey, dimly lit, potholed streets. Now, Mercedes-Benzes and Volkwagens speed along well-kept roads lined with advertising hoardings offering all the consumer riches of a modern, capitalist Poland.21 Sep 2004 - 12:00am