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News Poland: ‘The Wall’: Danny Dyer Game Show Poised To Shift Production From Poland To UK Amid Coronavirus

Published on: Thursday 21 May 2020
‘The Wall’: Danny Dyer Game Show Poised To Shift Production From Poland To UK Amid Coronavirus
News source: https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/wall-danny-dyer-game-show-080037117.html

EXCLUSIVE: BBC One's Danny Dyer-fronted game show The Wall is set to be filmed in the UK instead of Poland, as a growing number of British producers look to switch to domestic production to keep shows on track during the coronavirus crisis. Deadline understands that Endemol Shine Group producer Remarkable

News Poland: Poland’s presidential vote becomes ‘ghost’ election with zero percent turnout amid coronavirus

Published on: Monday 11 May 2020
Poland’s presidential vote becomes ‘ghost’ election with zero percent turnout amid coronavirus
News source: https://www.foxnews.com/world/poland-presidential-ghost-election-zero-turnout-coronavirus

Poland’s presidential election on Sunday did not take place due to the coronavirus outbreak, although the vote was never officially canceled.

News Poland: Poland to announce new election date within two weeks

Published on: Monday 11 May 2020
Poland to announce new election date within two weeks
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/poland-14-days-announce-presidential-192205528.html

The head of Poland's electoral commission said on Sunday that the parliament speaker had 14 days to declare the date of a new presidential election in place of a Sunday vote that while never officially cancelled did not take place due to the coronavirus. The nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) government

News Poland: Poland's ex-leaders to boycott May presidential election

Published on: Thursday 30 April 2020
Poland's ex-leaders to boycott May presidential election
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/polands-leaders-boycott-presidential-election-70428630

Poland's living former presidents, including Lech Walesa, and many ex-prime ministers say they will boycott next month's presidential election that the ruling right-wing party is pushing for despite the coronavirus pandemic

News Poland: Abortion battle rages on in Poland despite coronavirus lockdown

Published on: Monday 27 April 2020
Abortion battle rages on in Poland despite coronavirus lockdown
News source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/abortion-poland-coronavirus-lockdown/

Poland's conservative leaders have come a step closer to their goal of further tightening what are already some of the most restrictive abortion​​ laws in Europe.

News Poland: Former EU head Tusk appeals for boycott of Poland's election

Published on: Monday 27 April 2020
Former EU head Tusk appeals for boycott of Poland's election
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/eu-head-tusk-appeals-boycott-polands-election-70380591

Former European Council president Donald Tusk has appealed for a boycott of the upcoming presidential election in his native Poland ...

News Poland: Poland abortion: Protesters against ban defy coronavirus lockdown

Published on: Wednesday 15 April 2020
Poland abortion: Protesters against ban defy coronavirus lockdown
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-52301875

Protesters in Poland have defied the coronavirus lockdown to oppose a proposal that would almost completely ban abortion. Public gatherings are banned, but videos show people in the streets of Warsaw ...

News Poland: Proposed abortion ban challenged by lawmakers, activists in Poland

Published on: Wednesday 15 April 2020
Proposed abortion ban challenged by lawmakers, activists in Poland
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2020/04/15/Proposed-abortion-ban-challenged-by-lawmakers-activists-in-Poland/1831586973255/

April 15 (UPI) --Polish lawmakers debated a controversial proposal on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions and criminalize those who teach sex to teenagers. Poland already has some of the toughest ...

News Poland: Women in Poland protest draft law curbing abortion rights

Published on: Tuesday 14 April 2020
Women in Poland protest draft law curbing abortion rights
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/women-poland-protest-draft-law-curbing-abortion-rights-70141147

Paying lip service to COVID-19 lockdown rules, scores of women driving cars or riding bicycles in Warsaw have protested against a new effort by the conservative government to tighten already restrictive anti-abortion laws

News Poland: US Olympic hopeful Monica Aksamit stranded in Poland due to COVID-19 travel ban

Published on: Friday 13 March 2020
US Olympic hopeful Monica Aksamit stranded in Poland due to COVID-19 travel ban
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/13/olympic-medal-fencer-monica-aksamit-is-crowdfunding-her-way-to-tokyo.html

For US Olympian Monica Aksamit, the coronavirus is adding another layer of complexity to making it to the Tokyo 2020 Summer Games. The cost itself can run upward of $50,000 when you factor in travel, equipment, competition fees and training, leaving many struggling financially.

News Poland: Chopin’s Heart, Poland’s Spirit

Published on: Friday 13 March 2020
Chopin’s Heart, Poland’s Spirit
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/chopin-heart-poland-spirit-103051236.html

Editor’s note: Madeleine Kearns writes a weekly column noting peculiar aspects of cultural, artistic, and natural marvels.It might seem hyperbolic to suggest that music can save lives. But in the case of Natalia Karp, that statement is true. A survivor of the Holocaust, Karp was, while imprisoned in

News Poland: Sony Pictures temporarily shuts offices in London, Paris and Gdynia, Poland, over coronavirus

Published on: Wednesday 04 March 2020
Sony Pictures temporarily shuts offices in London, Paris and Gdynia, Poland, over coronavirus
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/03/04/sony-pictures-shuts-london-paris-and-gdynia-offices-over-coronavirus.html

Sony Pictures said it has opted to temporarily close offices in London, Paris and Gdynia, Poland, after a London-based employee may have been exposed to coronavirus.

News Poland: This ‘gay, atheist, leftist’ is taking on Poland’s right-wing government — by running for president

Published on: Thursday 05 March 2020
This ‘gay, atheist, leftist’ is taking on Poland’s right-wing government — by running for president
News source: https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2020-03-05/poland-presidential-candidate-robert-biedron

In Poland, where the conservative Catholic Church has a deep hold and popular politicians have denounced LGBTQ people as pedophiles who are part of a "foreign imported threat," an atheist, Robert Biedron, is the first gay man in history to run for president.

News Poland: Thursday’s high school notebook: Edward Little/Leavitt/Poland goalie wins Becky Schaffer Award

Published on: Thursday 27 February 2020
Thursday’s high school notebook: Edward Little/Leavitt/Poland goalie wins Becky Schaffer Award
News source: https://www.pressherald.com/2020/02/27/thursdays-high-school-notebook-edward-little-leavitt-poland-goalie-wins-becky-schaffer-award/

Manny Guimond is the third winner of the award, which is given to the best senior girls' hockey player in Maine. Edward Little/Leavitt/Poland goalie Manny Guimond was named the third winner of the ...

News Poland: Chechen blogger escapes apparent assassination bid in Poland

Published on: Wednesday 26 February 2020
Chechen blogger escapes apparent assassination bid in Poland
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/feb/27/chechen-blogger-escapes-assassination-bid-in-poland

Tumso Abdurakhmanov is the latest victim of a murder attempt after similar attacks on exiled dissidents ...

News Poland: Poland is becoming America’s key NATO ally

Published on: Thursday 20 February 2020
Poland is becoming America’s key NATO ally
News source: https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/poland-becoming-america-key-nato-153839547.html?.tsrc=jtc_news_article

Which NATO allies could be counted on to up their defense game? How could NATO best protect its eastern flank abutting Russia? Increasingly, the answer to many of these questions is Poland. After the ...

News Poland: Jim Auton: The RAF hero hailed 'a true friend of Poland'

Published on: Tuesday 18 February 2020
Jim Auton: The RAF hero hailed 'a true friend of Poland'
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-51413111

"When I talk about when I won the war, I always say I didn't do it alone, there was seven of us." Jim Auton was a modest man who would not describe himself as a hero, but was hailed a "true friend of ...

News Poland: Poland Inks $4.6bn Deal For US Fighter Jets

Published on: Friday 31 January 2020
Poland Inks $4.6bn Deal For US Fighter Jets
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/poland-inks-46bn-deal-us-fighter-jets-2913494

Poland on Friday finalised an agreement to buy dozens of F-35 fighter jets from the US in a multi-billion dollar deal aimed at revamping its air force and further strengthening close ties with ...