Today’s news round-up in Poland
Start your day with a summary of today’s top stories from Poland’s leading news sites.
Wyborcza.pl – Some kindergartens in Warsaw are starting to suffer from lack of children as the adverse demographic trends are taking hold of Poland's capital city, the newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza wrote. "We have over 200 vacancies in kindergartens, for the first time in history," Grzegorz Pietruczuk, governor of Warsaw's district of Bielany told the newspaper.
TVN24.pl – The tragic crash of a Cessna plane at an airfield in Chrcynno in central Poland on Monday evening was likely caused by adverse weather conditions, the private TV broadcaster TVN24 wrote, quoting aviation expert Grzegorz Brychczynski. The plane crashed into a hangar in bad weather, killing the pilot and five people taking shelter in the hangar from the incoming storm. Seven people were injured.
TVPInfo – Poland is about to complain to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) against Germany's policy of sending 35,000 tonnes of waste to seven locations in Poland, Anna Moskwa, the climate minister, told the state-owned broadcaster TVP Info. "We'll pass it quickly on to the Prime Minister's Office and I'm convinced it will be filed this week," she said.
Rp.pl - Before the general election planned for autumn, the main opposition group, the centrist Civic Coalition, is trying to win some voters from the far-right but free-market-oriented Confederation by proposing a 100-percent raise of the tax-free allowance, the newspaper Rzeczpospolita wrote. Confederation has been enjoying historic high scores in opinion polls, ranging from 11 to over 15 percent, while KO can usually count on somewhat less than 30 percent of the vote.