Colin Vearncombe tribute
Colin Vearncombe, best remembered as the front man of 1980s hot band Black, gave ORLA.fm a candid interview in November 2010 which was included in [...]
New Yorker Jon Regen offers Polished act
Jon Regen, whose grandmother was from Poland, is still waiting to perform in his ancestors’ homeland. In this candid interview the New York singer-songwriter and [...]
Do Poles join UK trade unions?
Trade unions in Britiain have been in relative decline since the 1980s. But if only 25% of UK workers are in unions, even fewer Polish workers in the UK are members. Co-author of a new survey Dominika
Dominik Tarczyński, ORLA.fm presenter, now MP
Since its launch in May 2006 as the only Anglo-Polish radio station, ORLA.fm has been proud of many of its staff for the work they have done at the station, and the media and other roles that they hav
All Saints’ Day remembered personally and nationally
November 1, All Saints’ Day, is a day for remembrance of those who have departed. Commemorated across Europe it is especially observed in Poland. As [...]
Poles collaborated with Nazis. Did Belfast Telegraph get it right?
In September, Northern Ireland’s biggest regional daily, the Belfast Telegraph, published a contentious letter from University of Cork academic Dr Kevin McCarthy, suggesting Poland cannot [...]
End of the Parade
The most famous Polish deli must be Parade Delicatessen opposite Ealing Broadway railway station in west London. The shop has served customers for 63 years [...]
Poles to strike or give blood?
ORLAfm - Some Poles plan to stage a one-day strike in the UK on August 20. But it doesn’t command the support of Polish groups, nor is there clarity about the aims, venues for protest, or legality of
Why Ed Miliband was doomed – the Bryan Gould interview
Former Labour party leadership contender Bryan Gould saw in 2013 that Ed Miliband had failed to be “more rigorous and adventurous to convince people for [...]
Happy Birthday! Announcing ORLA 2.0
ORLAfm - George Matlock introduces the relaunch of ORLA.fm as a podcaster on the station’s birthday 18 May 2015. © ScriptEase Ltd 2021. All rights reserved