Law and Justice

Thousands Protest in Poland over Govt's Constitutional Court Plans

Polish citizens took to the streets of more than 20 cities on Sunday to demonstrate against moves by the recently elected government to reform the country's top court.

Alongside Warsaw, protests were held in Pozna?, Gda?sk, Wroc?aw, Lublin, Kraków, Katowice and Tarnów, and many other places, Radio Poland reports.

Conservative Opposition Wins Poland's Parliamentary Elections - Exit Polls

Poland's largest opposition Law and Justice party (Pis) won the parliamentary elections, which were held in the country on Sunday.

According to exit polls, the conservatives have won 39 % of the votes, which will be enough for the party to govern on its own, the BBC informs.

Conservative Opposition Expected to Win Poland's Parliamentary Elections

Poland is holding parliamentary elections on Sunday, with the conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party hoping to return to power after spending eight years in opposition.

Opinion polls ahead of the elections showed PiS well ahead of the Civic Platform (PO) party of incumbent Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz.

Poland to Vote for President on May 10

Poland will hold presidential elections on May 10, Parliament speaker Radoslaw Sikorski announced on Wednesday.

Incumbent Bronislaw Komorowski is leading opinion polls and is a strong favourite to win a second five-year term.

Komorowski, who is close to the Civic Platform (PO) governing party, has a 52% backing, according to a TNS Polska poll published last week. 

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