Poland repatriates pound 4bn of gold from Britain.


Poland has repatriated pound 4 billion worth of gold from London to Warsaw in a top-secret operation involving planes, helicopters, high-tech trucks and specialist police. A total of eight night-time flights were made from an undisclosed London airport over the course of several months this year, transporting 8,000 gold bars weighing 100 tonnes to several locations in Poland.

The country's gold reserves have been stored at the Bank of England for decades, having been evacuated from Poland at the outbreak of the Second World War amid fears they would fall...

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