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The failure of a newly-installed vote counting system caused mayhem this week following last Sunday’s local elections and nearly 120 hours after the close of polls, a final result was still not known.
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Protestors stormed the HQ of the National Election Commission (PKW) claiming the vote was rigged
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Protestors stormed the HQ of the National Election Commission (PKW) claiming the vote was rigged

Morrissey’s Warsaw mockery
Former The Smiths frontman and musician Morrissey caused something of an uproar this week after storming offstage after only 30 minutes into a concert in Warsaw.
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Winnie poo-pooed by council
Popular children’s character Winnie the Pooh and his friends have been banned from a children’s playground in the small town of Tuszyn after it was deemed he was “too controversial” by local councillors.
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Expenses scandal claims 3 PiS MPs
Three high profile Law & Justice (PiS) MPs were expelled from the party this week following accusations that they had falsely claimed expenses while on official business. The case could be just the first of many as the incident threatens to explode into a full-blown expenses row.
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Dead lady ‘comes back to life’
The family of a 91-year-old pensioner were left shocked this week when she ‘woke up’ after being declared officially dead nearly 12 hours earlier.
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Most Western readers have never heard of Count Jan Nepomucen Potocki – indeed his singular masterpiece was only translated into English in 1995, some 180 years after it was completed. ... - Read on
The Warsaw Mermaid - Syrenka What's it all about?
Feisty, beautiful and very, very busty. Her image has bewitched millions, and you’ll find her film star looks printed on everything from flags to mags. - Read on
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