Today’s news round-up in Poland

Today’s news round-up in Poland Kalbar/TFN

Start your day with a summary of today’s top stories from Poland’s leading news sites. – The Left party has been concerned that it may not enter parliament after the October 15 general election as more and more left-leaning voters determined to unseat the ruling conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party want to bet on PiS's strongest rival, the centrist Civic Coalition (KO), the newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza wrote, quoting internal surveys by a left-wing think tank. Every third potential Left supporter is willing to cast their vote for KO, according to the survey. – The state-owned news channel TVP Info reported on the latest election proposal by the ruling party, the conservative Law and Justice (PiS), under which two-thirds of foods sold in supermarkets, including vegetables, dairy products and meat, will have to come from local producers. – In the first half of the year, Lithuanians left EUR 150 million in the tills of Polish shops, and also more and more Polish products can be found in Lithuanian shops, the newspaper Rzeczpospolita reported. Basic foodstuffs from Poland are of good quality and are much cheaper than their Lithuanian counterparts, according to Petras Cepkauskas from the Lithuanian price-tracking website – Turkey, Greece and Egypt are the most popular foreign holiday destinations for Polish tourists, the news channel TVN24 reported, quoting data from the Polish Chamber of Tourism (POT). Other popular destinations this year include Bulgaria, Tunisia and Spain. After the successful 2022/2023 season, the next season seems to be even more promising, according to POT.

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