Today’s news round up in Poland
Start your day with a summary of today’s top stories from Poland’s leading news sites.
Rp.pl – According to the daily, six judges of Poland’s Constitutional Court (TK), demanded TK’s General Assembly propose candidates for the office of court’s President. There is an on-going legal debate on the end of the incumbent President of the Constitutional Court, Julia Przylebska’s term. According to those six judges it ended December 20, meantime Przylebska, supported by prime minister Mateusz Morawiecki, said her term ends in 2024. The TK’s President is appointed by Poland’s president.
Wyborcza.pl – The daily carried a story that more people are moving to the suburbs of Warsaw and less live in the city centre. According to Wyborcza.pl, the number of people living in the centre has decreased by almost 30 percent over the last 10 years. Meantime, the number of inhabitants of suburban areas of Warsaw – Ursus – has increased by over 50 percent.
TVPInfo.pl – The state-owned TV news channel carried a story on the funeral of a policemen of Polish descent from Ontario province, Canada. Grzegorz Pierzchala who was killed in a shooting ambush last week was attacked as he responded to a call for a vehicle in a ditch west of Hagersville, police have said. Two people have been charged with first-degree murder. Pierzchala had been a provincial officer for just over a year and had been notified hours before his death that he had passed his 10-month probation period. A procession that was held before Pierzchala’s private funeral in Barrie, Ont., saw a police motorcade make its way through the city streets as several members of the public watched.