- The Polish zloty is the world's best-performing currency this year, gaining 16 percent against the euro and 25 percent against the dollar.
- If the police or authorities notice them moonlighting, then the employee faces a 5,000 zloty fine.
- President Lech Kaczynski and Poland's parliament each pledged a million zlotys in support for the victims.
- The Polish economy has been under pressure and the zloty has fallen by about 10 per cent against the euro since the start of June.
- The nurses are demanding an increase of 500 zlotys a month.