The Digest 23rd May 2021

Unsatisfied Expats/ Digital Vaccine Passports/ LGBT Calls/ Opposition Tailspin/ Nurses Strike/ Warsaw – Stadium Hospital Suspended/ Krakow – Renaming Railway Station/ Wroclaw – Covid Saliva Success/ Tri-City – Danish Fisherman Search/ Lodz – Coal Mine Blaze/ International – EU Orders Coal Closure/ Business & Economy – Wages & Employment Up/ Why IS Poland’s Economy So Strong?/ Sport – Euro 2020 Live Games, Bongo Antelopes, Polish Profanity, 15 Museums and more…

Coronavirus Updates – Because of the obvious interest, we have searched for the most concise, authoritative and up to date status report on the virus in Poland, in English. Whilst many excellent outlets offer regular updates, we believe this wikipedia page to be a good resource on the latest virus information and its progression. We believe context is important and few other resources offer this. We would stress that it may not be error-free, so check other reputable outlets if you are particularly concerned.

National – Poland drops drastically in Expat satisfaction survey – Kafkadesk

Digital vaccine passports to be available by July – PolandIn

40 countries call on Poland to protect LGBT rights – euronews

Opposition in a tailspin –

Polish nurses and midwives threaten strike action – notesfrompoland


Warsaw – Temporary Stadium Hospital to be suspended – Euractiv

Krakow – Main Railway station renamed – FirstNews

Wroclaw – Local firm launches global first Covid saliva test kit – Genometec

Tri-City – Search for missing Danish fisherman called off – TVP

Lodz – Polands largest coal mine ablaze – euronews

International – EU orders halt to coal mining in Turow – Euractiv

Business & Economy – Employment and wages up – TVN

Why is Poland’s economy so strong? – LSE

Sport – All Euro 2020 games to be televised live on TVP –

Odds & Ends – Bongo Antelope naming competition –

Podcast – Polish profanity – thekrakcast

Featured Article – 15 unusual museums to visit –

Have a great Sunday,

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