A middle-aged man on a bike has set himself on fire in front of a WWII monument in Warsaw.
The Sejm (lower house) passed a bill on Thursday night offering PLN 1,400 (EUR 316) monthly for three months to people who lost their jobs during the pandemic and raising the unemployment benefit by some 40 percent from September 1.
The Sejm (lower house) passed the 'Anti-Crisis Shield 4.0' on Thursday , the fourth economic relief package aimed at counteracting the coronavirus crisis, with measures including loan payment suspension and prolonged care allowance.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki addressing the Sejm (lower house) on Thursday said that if opposition MPs had enough votes, then they should recall the government or stop festering and inventing alternative subjects.
Addressing the Sejm (lower house) on Thursday, President Andrzej Duda said the proposal of a vote of confidence in the government was designed to stop the process of making it difficult for the cabinet to fight against the pandemic and its economic effects.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, who has asked for a vote of confidence in his government, in his speech in parliament lashed out at the opposition, accusing them of political brawls, when, according to him, Poles need stability and peace.
The Sejm (the lower house of Polish parliament) on Thursday morning rejected the Senate's veto to the ruling party's postal vote bill. Now the legislation will go to the president for signature before becoming law.
The Polish Sejm (lower house) in the early hours on Thursday passed a bill adding support measures to the already introduced PLN 212 bln (EUR 46.81 bln) relief package aimed to defend the Polish economy against the economic fallout of the coronavirus epidemic.
Poland's Sejm, lower house, on Monday night passed a bill envisaging postal voting as the only way to cast a vote in the 2020 presidential election, presently scheduled for May 10, as the country struggles with a coronavirus epidemic.
Bartlomiej Sochanski was elected by the Sejm, lower house, as a new judge to Poland's Constitutional Tribunal (TK), in a Monday vote of 234 for, 223 against and two abstentions.