Stories about Poland from January, 2006
the beatroot reports on the tragic collapse of a roof in Katowice, Poland in which over 60 people have died. Their reporting continues with a look at whether or not negligence is to blame for the disaster.
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the beatroot reports that alternative medicines like the use of leeches is on the rise in Poland and that alongside the growing popularity of these treatments is a rise in the number of cancer patients who die after refusing conventional treatment.
the beatroot reports that political parties representing the rural and impoverished east of the country are beginning to call the shots in the lower house of parliament.
Bialynia says that highly paid Poles are invading the British Isles. Since Poland joined the EU, many Polish footballers have found it much easier to play in the Premiership and have moved west.
p3 reports on the new jerseys for the Polish national soccer/football team. These new jerseys incorporate more than just the colors of the national flag to give players a bit of the “spirit of 1683.”
the beatroot, in commenting on a travel guide for the fictional country of Molvania, takes issue with the failure of political correctness to extend to central and east Europeans.
the beatroot reports that the brains behind the wildly successful “Polish Plumber” ad campaign has been fired by the new government.
the beatroot reports that the UK, facing a shortage of halal butchers, is seeking them through advertising to Poland's small Muslim community.
the beatroot reports on the new Polish government's recall of 10 ambassadors as part of a purge of officials with connections to the communist-era security services or the Communist Party.
the beatroot reports on a case in Polish courts in which a television producer is facing charges connected to a 2004 broadcast of a concert by Norwegian metal band Gorgoroth featuring Satanic imagery. The band had also faced the “religious offense” charges, but courts have dropped the case against them.