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Killing Eve’s Kim Bodnia Joins The Witcher Season 2

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Killing Eve’s Kim Bodnia joins The Witcher season 2 A week after landing Game of Thrones alum Kristofer Hivju for the second season of Netflix’s The Witcher adaptation, the cast has expanded with the addition of Killing Eve‘s Kim Bodnia in the iconic role of the oldest and most experienced witcher Vesemir, according to Deadline. RELATED: Game of Thrones’ Kristofer Hivju Joins The Witcher Season 2 Six other actors have also been cast for Season 2 including Paul Bullion...
Tags: TV, Movies, Netflix, Ireland, Poland, TV News, Henry Cavill, Wolf, Lambert, Lydia, Sean Daniel, Sean Daniel Company, Sabrina, Witcher, Andrzej Sapkowski, Kim Bodnia

Poland: IP Courts In Poland - Polservice

This year has brought an important change in the Polish legal system. The Act of 13 February 2020 established specialised intellectual property courts (IP Courts) in Poland.
Tags: News, Poland, Poland Polservice

Chechen blogger escapes apparent assassination bid in Poland

Tumso Abdurakhmanov is the latest victim of a murder attempt after similar attacks on exiled dissidentsA well-known Chechen blogger has survived an apparent assassination attempt in Poland, in the latest of a series of attacks on dissidents exiled in Europe. A video first posted by Tumso Abdurakhmanov on Wednesday showed him disheveled and breathing hard, standing over the bloodied body of another man.“Who sent you? Where have you come from?”, Abdurakhmanov asks, before producing a hammer, which...
Tags: Europe, Russia, Poland, Ramzan Kadyrov, Chechnya, Tumso Abdurakhmanov, Abdurakhmanov

Trailer for WWII Covert Mission Film 'Enemy Lines' with Ed Westwick

"I am offering you a way out." Good Deed Ent. has released the first official US trailer for an indie WWII action thriller titled Enemy Lines, a shortened version of "Behind Enemy Lines" (which was already used for the 2001 film). In the frozen, war torn landscape of occupied Poland during World War II, a crack team of allied commandos – a British squad is matched with an American officer – are sent on a deadly mission behind enemy lines to extract a Polish rocket scientist from the hands of...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, Nazis, US, Poland, Ed Westwick, To Watch, WWII Covert Mission Film Enemy Lines, Pawel Delag

New Right Wing Director Of Warsaw’s Contemporary Art Center Cancels Shows, Cuts Funding

The Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art is now seen by many in Poland’s contemporary art community as a new front in the country’s culture wars, as the ruling Law and Justice party attempts to exert greater control over state-sponsored institutions and promote artists aligned with its patriotic, pro-family views. – The Art Newspaper
Tags: Art, Justice, Law, Poland, Visual, 02.25.20, Ujazdowski Castle Centre

Right-Wing Extremists Could Win Big in Slovak Election

A far-right party in Slovakia could become a powerful parliamentary force after elections this weekend. Long cheered as a model central European country, Slovakia is now at risk of following the same path as Poland and Hungary.
Tags: Poland, Slovakia

Trump Re-Election Year CPAC Is A Fever Swamp-Filled, Star-Studded Coup-A-Palooza!

The conservative movement fully belongs to President Donald Trump, and nowhere is that more evident than the absolutely bonkers agenda for CPAC — the Conservative Political Action Conference. The annual affair for Washington’s elite now also represents the choleric mud puddle at the heart of the right-wing fever swamp. And the theme of this year’s tribute to the President is clear: The libs staged a “coup” by investigating Our President! We need a do-over term in 2021! Everywhere one turns in...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington, White House, Disney, Fbi, Poland, Donald Trump, Hillary, Megadeth, Cabinet, Nancy, Trump, Marx, Jim Jordan, KIMBERLY GUILFOYLE

Strange sex laws around the world

Sex is becoming less of a taboo topic here in the US. But while many of us are enjoying the liberation that comes with being able to express their sexuality, there are still many regulations around the world where something as innocent as sharing a kiss with your other half could land you in hot water. From illegal erotic music to jail time for doing the deed on a motorbike, the laws around the world are as varied as sex itself. Some rules are recent and in full force, whereas others are rel...
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Cold storm to bring burst of snow to central Europe around midweek

Portions of Germany and the Alps will face bouts of snowfall and slippery travel beginning Tuesday night and lasting through the middle of the week.A cold front will sweep through central Europe during this time frame, bringing falling temperatures and a return of wintry precipitation to the region.While precipitation will begin in the form of rain for places like Nuremberg, Stuttgart and Munich, Germany, as well as Zurich, Switzerland, a transition to snow is expected from Tuesday night into We...
Tags: Europe, Science, Germany, Poland, Alps, Accuweather, Zurich Switzerland, Munich Germany, Roys, DirecTV Frontier, Nuremberg Stuttgart, Alps Roads

Intel Debuts 5G Server and Base Station Chips, Plus a PC Network Card

Intel's sale of its consumer 5G modem unit signaled its exit from the smartphone business last year, but the company remains heavily committed to participating in the growing 5G marketplace -- primarily on the carrier and enterprise sides. Today, the company announced three chips built for various types of 5G computers, plus a 5G-optimized network adapter for PCs. From a report: Up first is an updated second-generation Xeon Scalable processor, now at a top speed of 3.9GHz and bolstered by additi...
Tags: Tech, Intel, Rome, Tencent, Poland, Amd, Xeon Scalable, Alibaba AWS Baidu Microsoft, China Mobile SK Telecom Sprint

Auschwitz Museum Criticizes Amazon’s Hunters for ‘Dangerous’ Depiction of False Events at Holocaust Death Camp

(WARSAW, Poland) — The museum of the Nazi German Auschwitz death camp is objecting to a scene in a new Amazon TV series that shows a murderous game of human chess being played there, insisting that no such thing took place at the camp. The museum that guards the Auschwitz-Birkenau site in southern Poland, its historic facts and the memory of the victims tweeted about the scene in Amazon’s series Hunters. It said inventing fake scenes is “dangerous foolishness and caricature,” encourages Hol...
Tags: Amazon, Europe, New York, Television, News, Uncategorized, Poland, Associated Press, Auschwitz, Auschwitz Birkenau, Warsaw Poland, Amazon TV, Oświęcim, Onetime, Auschwitz Memorial, Sawicki

Old World Meets Modern: A Casual but Elegant Pre-War Flat on the Baltic Coast

Once again, we find ourselves in the familiar position of being utterly charmed by a Colombe Design project. (We’ve waxed poetic about their projects twice before: here and here.) There are similarities between the residences the firm designs—Old World high ceilings, striking architectural details, an emphasis on sculptural statement lighting—but this one, while just as elegant as the other projects, has a whimsical casualness all its own. This sophisticated but relaxed approach was largely info...
Tags: Europe, Books, Sweden, Ebay, Wallpaper, Ikea, Apartments, Poland, Lighting, Warsaw, Napoleon, House Tour, Baltic coast, Carrara, SOPOT, Architecture & Interiors

Auschwitz Museum upset at scene in Amazon series 'Hunters'

The museum of the Nazi German Auschwitz death camp is objecting to a scene in a new Amazon TV series that shows a murderous game of human chess being played there, insisting that no such thing took place at the camp. The museumand memorial that guard the Auschwitz-Birkenau site in southern Poland, its historic facts and the memory of the victims tweeted about the scene in Amazon's series “Hunters.” It said inventing fake scenes is “dangerous foolishness and caricature," encourages Holocaust den...
Tags: Amazon, News, Poland, Auschwitz Birkenau, Amazon TV, David Weil, Auschwitz Museum, Nazi German Auschwitz

Auschwitz Memorial criticises Amazon for Hunters show and antisemitic books

Prime show stars Al Pacino as head of band of Nazi huntersMemorial wants books by Nazi Julius Streicher removedThe Auschwitz Memorial criticised Amazon on Sunday, for fictitious depictions of the Holocaust in its TV series Hunters and for selling books of Nazi propaganda. Related: Outcry after MSNBC host compares Sanders’ Nevada win to Nazi invasion Continue reading...
Tags: Amazon, Television, Germany, World news, US news, Holocaust, Television & radio, US television, Poland, The far right, Nazi, Nevada, Msnbc, Al Pacino, Sanders, Amazon Prime Video

Russia wins pair of golds at protested-marred luge World Cup

Russia’s Aleksandr Denisev and Vladislav Antonov were easy winners of a watered-down World Cup doubles luge race Sunday, while many of the circuit’s top sliders sat out in protest over track conditions. Denisev and Antonov won by more than six-tenths of a second, a massive margin in luge. Latvia’s Oskars Gudramovics and Peteris Kalnins took the silver, and Poland pulled off a surprise with Wojciech Jerzy Chmielewski and Jakub Kowalewski taking the bronze.
Tags: News, Russia, Poland, Latvia, Antonov, Aleksandr Denisev, Vladislav Antonov, Denisev, Peteris Kalnins, Wojciech Jerzy Chmielewski, Jakub Kowalewski

A Polish Olympian Aimed to Join Team U.S.A. Things Got Ugly.

Aleksandra Shelton, a four-time Olympic fencer, grew frustrated by what she considered age and gender discrimination. But when she sought to compete for the United States, Polish officials stood in her way.
Tags: News, United States, Poland, Court of Arbitration for Sport, Olympic Games (2016, Portland (Ore, Fencing (Sport, Aleksandra Shelton

Two Polish climbers killed in High Tatra mountains

The pair, aged 25 and 27, are believed to have fallen to their deaths during an attempt on the 2,558m-high Kežmarský peakTwo young Polish climbers have fallen to their deaths in Slovakia’s High Tatra mountains amid high winds and heavy snow, the local rescue service said.Slovakia’s mountain rescue service said its team “found two bodies of Polish climbers (aged 27 and 25 years)”, on Saturday afternoon near the 2,558 metre-high Kežmarský peak, according to a statement. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Mountaineering, Poland, Slovakia, High Tatra Mountains, Kežmarský

Kill It and Leave This Town review - gaunt beauty amid the smoky smudge of memory

This raw, intense animation from Polish director Mariusz Wilczyński is a fiercely miserable fable that mixes realism with a kind of dreamlike sleep-talkingCritical discussion of animation has recently turned on comparing the Disney and Pixar traditions with that of Studio Ghibli in Japan, and the very different kinds of beauty that they achieve. But here is a reminder of a another animation tradition that hails from Poland and central Europe, in the form of a feature from the Polish veteran Mari...
Tags: Europe, Japan, Film, Disney, World news, Culture, Festivals, Poland, Berlin Film Festival, Pixar, Animation in film, Berlin film festival 2020, Leave This Town, Mariusz Wilczyński, Wilczyński

UK unveils 'iconic,' blue post-Brexit passports, made by a French-Dutch company in Poland

The British government has unveiled the country's new, blue post-Brexit passports, hailing the return of an "iconic" document that became a thorny issue during the UK's protracted departure from the European Union.
Tags: UK, Cnn, Poland

UK unveils 'iconic,' post-Brexit passports, made by a French-Dutch company in Poland

The British government has unveiled the country's new, blue post-Brexit passports, hailing the return of an "iconic" document that became a thorny issue during the UK's protracted departure from the European Union.
Tags: UK, News, Stories, Poland

Italy says no more EU budget rebates, Poland says ETS tax culled

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said the next EU budget must not contain rebates for net payers.
Tags: Money, Eu, businessNews, Italy, Poland, ETS, Giuseppe Conte

Post-Brexit Budget Impasse Exposes Europe’s Divisions at Summit

(Bloomberg) -- The European Union’s first post-Brexit summit descended into acrimony as squabbling over the bloc’s trillion-euro budget exposed the fault lines holding back its geopolitical ambition.After a 28-hour gathering in Brussels, EU leaders conceded it was impossible to agree on a seven-year fiscal plan amid differences over spending. They’ll have to reconvene sometime before the end-2020 deadline.“Unfortunately today we’ve observed that it wasn’t possible to reach an agreement,” Europea...
Tags: Europe, News, Sweden, Germany, Angela Merkel, Berlin, Eu, Bloomberg, Hungary, Poland, Eu Budget, Brussels, European Parliament, Zagreb, Pedro Sanchez, Brussels EU

Game of Thrones’ Kristofer Hivju Joins The Witcher Season 2

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Game of Thrones’ Kristofer Hivju joins The Witcher Season 2 As production officially begins for the upcoming second season of The Witcher, Netflix has announced that Games of Thrones alum Kristofer Hivju has been tapped for the role of Nivellen in the next installment of the  Henry Cavill-led fantasy series adaptation. In the books, Nivellen was a cursed man, who was turned into a human beast by a young priestess. This will mark the latest TV project for Hivju since portra...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Netflix, Ireland, Poland, TV News, Streaming, Henry Cavill, Wolf, Lambert, Lydia, Dolittle, Sean Daniel, Sean Daniel Company, Sabrina

Poland: Industrial Property Law Amendment - JWP Patent & Trademark Attorneys

The amended Industrial Property Law becomes effective on 27 February 2020 (Journal of Laws of 26 November 2019, item 2309, the ‘IPL').
Tags: News, Poland

Cabins designed to help you feel at one with nature: Part 2

When it comes to holiday getaways, everyone loves the idea of lounging about in a nice cabin surrounded by nature at its best. Whether it’s in the middle of a forest, by the sea or on a snowy mountaintop, one can never say no to cabin vacations! Architects and designers have been innovating the basic concept of a cabin itself, creating luxurious and cozy holiday destinations. So, we’ve curated a collection of comfortable cabins that will help you reconnect with nature and yourself!The Resort Man...
Tags: Design, Tesla, Architecture, Mexico City, New Zealand, Poland, Norway, Volvo, Cabins, Neste, Helsinki, Doug Aitken, Gstaad Switzerland, Vallisaari, Nolla, YD Design Storm

Polish Hits Boost Local B.O.

Though Jan Komasa’s “Corpus Christi” was a dark horse in the best international feature film category at this year’s Academy Awards, it should have come as no surprise to see a Polish director walking the red carpet outside the Dolby Theatre on Feb. 9. “Corpus Christi” was the country’s third Oscar nomination in the past six […]
Tags: Cold War, Festivals, Poland, Corpus Christi, Ida, Jan Komasa, Oscar Foreign Language Film, Berlinale 2020

Let’s have some Polish doughnuts this Fat Thursday!

Fat Thursday is here! How I wish I was in Poland today, eating wonderful doughnuts my mother makes at home….What a delicious holiday! The exact date of Fat Thursday (Tłusty Czwartek) changes every year because it depends on the Christian calendar and is linked to Lent and Easter. However, Fat Thursday is always celebrated on the last Thursday before Ash Wednesday and, therefore, just before the beginning of Lent. Pączki my friend Ela made! Image courtesy Ela Thiede-Waugh Every year Polish peop...
Tags: Food, Cooking, Holidays, Culture, Linguistics, Poland, Customs, Ela, Ela Thiede Waugh, Pixabay Faworki Image, Marcin Wąż

Imam Mohamed Magid Fighting Anti-Semitism on CNN

Imam Mohamed Magid joined a group of Muslim leaders from around the world to visit the former Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland. Auschwitz consisted of over 40 concentration and extermination camps run by Nazi Germany during World War II and the Holocaust where more than a million people massacred by the Third Reich during World War II. Imams from all over the world including Bosnia and Herzegovina, Jordan, India, Palestine, Turkey, the United States, and other countries came together...
Tags: Germany, Religion, Uncategorized, America, Cnn, United States, Poland, Red Army, Nazi, Houston, Imam, Bosnia, Yale University, Auschwitz, Auschwitz Birkenau, Prophet Muhammad

AccuWeather's 2020 Europe spring forecast

The wait is over. AccuWeather's annual spring outlook for Europe is here. The widespread lack of cold air across Europe this winter will continue into the spring, as much of the continent faces above-normal warmth.Severe weather, building drought and periods of stormy weather will also be in the cards for many countries from March through May.Windstorms are not expected to be a major concern as the storm track shifts farther north, with only glancing blows for Ireland and northern parts of t...
Tags: Europe, Science, London, Greece, France, Germany, Russia, Berlin, Spain, Ukraine, Ireland, United Kingdom, Paris, Italy, Portugal, Poland

Five millimeter diameter motor is powered directly with light

Researchers at the Faculty of Physics at the University of Warsaw, with colleagues from Poland and China used liquid crystal elastomer technology to demonstrate a rotary micromotor powered with light. The 5-millimeter diameter ring, driven and controlled by a laser beam, can rotate and perform work, e.g. by rotating another element installed on the same axis.
Tags: Science, China, Poland, University of Warsaw