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  1. December 14, 2012

    The List: child actors, then and now

    As a 10-year-old, Mary Badham was nominated for an Oscar for her role as Scout Finch in the 1962 film adaptation of Harper...

  2. June 29, 2011

    Politics: Legacy of air crash still casts pall in run-up to elections

    In the run-up to parliamentary elections in October, the most significant factor in Polish politics is a muddy field in...

  1. January 12, 2011

    Air crash report strains Russia-Polish ties

    Polish-Russian ties have come under renewed strain following the release of the final report by Russia into the causes of...

  2. January 3, 2011

    Moving into Pole position

    The first week of December was a busy one for Polish diplomacy. Bronislaw Komorowski, the president, met his Russian...

  3. December 5, 2010

    Medvedev visit marks turn in Polish relations

    After years of tensions between Russia and Poland, a state visit by Dmitry Medvedev, which begins on Monday, is being read...

  4. November 29, 2010

    Politics: New governments dispense tough medicine for voters

    Tough times have a way of concentrating the mind – which is why much of central Europe has turned away from the populism and...

  5. September 14, 2010

    Cross proves catalyst for Polish church crisis

    The Polish Roman Catholic Church is in crisis – but not because of the scandal over paedophile priests that has traumatised...

  6. August 3, 2010

    Poles clash over memorial cross for Kaczynski

    More than 1,000 angry demonstrators on Tuesday prevented the removal of a wooden cross in front of the Polish president’s...

  7. FT Alphaville

    July 6, 2010

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Tuesday’s FT, Gideon Rachman: South Africa’s trial by World Cup There are still...

  8. July 5, 2010

    Poland’s challenge

    Bronislaw Komorowski has overcome an unexpectedly robust challenge for the Polish presidency from Jaroslaw Kaczynski, twin...

  9. July 4, 2010

    Komorowski elected Polish president

    ‘Reason to be happy’: Bronislaw Komorowski of the ruling Civic Platform party Bronislaw Komorowski, the candidate for...

  10. June 20, 2010

    Acting head of state frontrunner in Poland vote

    Poles vote on Sunday in presidential elections that will largely decide whether the centrist government of prime minister...

  11. June 9, 2010

    Soldiers accused of air crash theft

    Four Russian soldiers are being prosecuted for the theft of credit cards from victims of the air crash that killed 95 people...

  12. June 9, 2010

    Russian soldiers accused of stealing from air crash site

    Four Russian soldiers are being prosecuted for stealing credit cards from victims of the air crash in April that killed 95...

  13. June 8, 2010

    Russian soldiers accused of stealing from air crash site

    Four Russian soldiers are being prosecuted for stealing credit cards from victims of the air crash in April that killed 95...

  14. June 2, 2010

    Polish flight crew ignored warnings to regain altitude

    The crew of a Polish government airliner continued to try to land in spite of more than a dozen warnings from onboard...

  15. June 1, 2010

    Polish air crew ignored cockpit warnings

    The crew of a doomed Polish government airliner continued to try to land despite at least a dozen warnings from onboard...

  16. May 28, 2010

    Former Polish PM to become central bank governor

    Marek Belka, former Polish prime minister and currently director of the IMF's European department, yesterday accepted an...

  17. May 28, 2010

    Ex-PM to become Poland’s central bank chief

    Marek Belka, former Polish prime minister and currently director of the IMF’s European department, on Thursday accepted an...

  18. May 20, 2010

    Crash aircraft's cockpit mystery

    Two non-crew members were in the cockpit of the Polish government Tu-154 airliner before it crashed near the Russian city of...

  19. May 20, 2010

    Non-crew heard in Polish aircraft cockpit before crash

    Two non-crew members were in the cockpit of the Polish government Tu-154 airliner before it crashed near the Russian city of...

  20. May 19, 2010

    Cockpit mystery in Polish crash investigation

    Two non-crew members were in the cockpit of the Polish government Tu-154 airliner before it crashed near the Russian city of...

  21. April 30, 2010

    Theories abound on Polish president’s death

    Investigators are poring over the data and voice recordings from the black boxes of the Polish Tu-154 airliner which crashed...

  22. April 26, 2010

    Crater’s Edge

    Crater’s Edge: A Family’s Epic Journey Through Wartime Russia, by Michal Giedroyc, Bene Factum Publishing, £19.99, 224...

  23. April 22, 2010

    Poland sets date for early election

    Poland will hold early presidential elections on June 20 to chose a successor to Lech Kaczynski, who was among those killed...

  24. April 18, 2010

    Thousands mourn as Poland buries its president

    Soldiers carry the coffin of Lech Kaczynski, the late Polish president, out of the Mariacki church in Krakow. The state...

  25. April 17, 2010

    European airline shares fall as travel chaos worsens

    Airline stocks tumbled yesterday as travel chaos caused by a volcanic ash cloud from Iceland worsened in northern Europe and...

  26. April 17, 2010

    Grieving Poles look to lessons of history

    Poland's bloody history has taught people how to react to tragedy. Those instincts have kicked in over the past week as the...

  27. April 16, 2010

    Ash cloud over Europe deepens travel chaos

    Stranded passengers rest on makeshift beds at Frankfurt airport as thousands of flights across Europe were disrupted by a...

  28. April 16, 2010

    Grieving Poles look to lessons of history

    Poland’s bloody history has taught people how to react to tragedy. Those instincts have kicked in over the past week as the...

  29. April 16, 2010

    Ash cloud threat to Kaczynski funeral

    The cloud of ash drifting across Europe following the eruption of a volcano in Iceland is causing concern in Poland over...

  30. April 16, 2010

    Crew of Polish presidential jet knew they would crash

    The crew of the airliner that crashed killing Poland's president and dozens of senior officials knew for three to five...

  31. April 16, 2010

    Polish airliner's final moments investigated

    The crew of the airliner that crashed killing Poland's president and dozens of senior officials knew for three to five...

  32. April 16, 2010

    Black boxes from Polish crash examined

    The crew of the airliner that crashed killing Poland’s president and dozens of senior officials knew for three to five...

  33. April 15, 2010

    Poles argue over Kaczynskis' burial place

    Poland's prime minister and cabinet yesterday stood guard over the coffins of Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria, killed in...

  34. April 14, 2010

    Dispute breaks out over Kaczynskis’ burial

    Poland’s prime minister and cabinet on Wednesday stood guard over the coffins of Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria, killed...

  35. April 13, 2010

    Russia blames pilot error for Polish jet crash

    Russia said yesterday the air crash in Smolensk that killed the Polish president and scores of other senior officials...

  36. April 13, 2010

    Russians blame pilot error for Polish jet crash

    Russia said yesterday the air crash in Smolensk that killed the Polish president and scores of other senior officials...

  37. April 13, 2010

    Black box data reveal warning to Polish pilots

    Polish pilots of the government airliner that crashed on Saturday in Smolensk, killing the country's president and other...

  38. April 12, 2010

    Russia cites pilot error in Polish jet crash

    National mourning: shipyard workers in Gdansk pay their respects to those killed in the crash Russia said on Monday the air...

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