Today’s news round-up in Poland
Start your day with a summary of today’s top stories from Poland’s leading news sites.
TVPInfo.pl – State-owned broadcaster TVP Info quoted Magdalena Biejat, a candidate for the Left party in the upcoming election, who suggested that migrants from the Italian island of Lampedusa should be "processed" in Poland. In the interview, which was conducted on the RMF FM radio station, Biejat declined to say how many migrants Poland should take, saying that only that it was good to help countries, such as Italy, that were on the forefront the migration crisis.
Rp.pl – The newspaper Rzeczpospolita, citing a new IBRiS opinion poll, reported that if an election was held on Sunday, the governing Law and Justice (PiS) party would hold a 9 percent advantage over Civic Coalition (KO), the main opposition grouping. PiS would get 35.1 percent, an increase of 1.8 percentage points on the previous poll last week, while KO would get 26.1 percent. The lead, however, is not big enough to secure PiS a majority in parliament.
Wyborcza.pl - The governing Law and Justice (PiS) party is like the "mafia" and will do anything to "maintain, power, influence and privilege," the editor-in-chief of the newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza Jaroslaw Kurski wrote in an editorial. Kurski turned his ire on the party over problems in Polish-Ukrainian relations, saying that Jaroslaw Kaczynski, the PiS leader, has "joined the anti-Ukrainian crusade of his political brother, Viktor Orban", the Hungarian prime minister.
TVN24.pl – Legia Warszawa, the Polish capital’s biggest football club, made a good impression on the British media, news broadcaster TVN24 reported, following the Polish side’s 3-2 victory over English Premier League club Aston Villa. The match in the Europa Conference League was a "David versus Goliath" match, the British newspaper The Times reported, in which David triumphed