Poland is training women to work on building sites because so many men have left to work in Britain. As the Polish economy grows and especially now that the country has landed the Euro 2012, there is a huge shortage of construction workers. Employment authorities on Poland have said so many male builders have gone to the UK that there is simply not enough, but that training up some of the many unemployed women to do the work was a logical move.
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WARSAW, June 15 (Xinhua) — Poland’s national bank chief Slawomir Skrzypek said on Friday that the country would not join the euro zone before 2012. Skrzypek said Poland is only expected to meet fiscal deficit levels required in the Masstricht Treaty in 2009, and will then enter the Exchange Rate Mechanism II (ERM II) which was designed to ensure that would-be euro zone members can orient their currency policies toward stability, and lasts two years. “Therefore, the country could join the euro zone in 2012 at the earliest,” Skrzypek said, […]
Uefa president Michael Platini reveals the surprise hosts of Euro 2012 Poland and Ukraine have been chosen to host the 2012 European Championships. Italy was widely expected to win the Uefa vote in Cardiff, with another joint bid from Croatia and Hungary also in the running. However, Italy’s bid was overshadowed by last season’s referee corruption scandal and on-going problems with football-related crowd trouble. It will be the first time that either Poland or Ukraine has hosted a major football championship. Poland and Ukraine will host Euro 2012 Uefa […]