Today’s news round up in Poland
Start your day with a summary of today’s top stories from Poland’s leading news sites.
RMF24.pl – The biggest private radio broadcaster carried a story that there is a leak in the Druzhba pipeline operated by the PERN Group. "On Tuesday evening, our systems discovered the unsealing of one of the pipelines, around 70 kilometers from Plock (central Poland – PAP)," the company wrote in its statement. This part of pipeline transports crude oil to Germany. According to PERN, the reasons of the leak are still unknown.
Wyborcza.pl – The private daily carried a story on increased prices in grocery stores. According to a research done by UCE Research and WSB University, in September prices went up on average by 24.1 percent. The newspaper published a detailed list of the most common products and their prices. Sugar now costs twice as much as in September 2021. Poultry, butter, and toilet paper are on average 50 percent more expensive year on year.
TVPInfo.pl – The state-owned TV news channel carried a story on development of the Police seaport (north-western Poland). The port plans to build a new railway and quay. The value of the investment is almost PLN 9 million (EUR 1.9 million), financed by the EU. Police is the fourth-busiest seaport in Poland.
rp.pl – The daily carried a story that over half of Poles (54.1 percent) think the country should participate in Nato's 'Nuclear Sharing' programme, according to a poll by IBRiS. Only 29.5 percent are against it. 'Nuclear Sharing' is a programme that allows Nato countries without nuclear weapons to gain access to nuclear warheads. Last week, Andrzej Duda, the Polish president, said in an interview that Poland is in talks with the United States about joining the 'Nuclear Sharing' programme amid growing threats from Russia. "The problem first of all is that we don't have nuclear weapons," he said and added that there is "no indication that in the near future" Poland will acquire nuclear weapons.