24th Mar 2023


Greek conservatives polled to oust Tsipras in July elections

Greece's conservative opposition party, New Democracy (ND), is polling to oust the ruling socialist Syriza government in national elections on 7 July, with a lead of around nine percent, according to a Pulse poll published by SKAI on Sunday. Support for ND stands between 31.5 and 36.5 percent compared to 22.5 to 27.5 percent for Syriza. ND secured 12 of the country's 13 regions in local elections on Sunday.

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Polish abortion rights activist vows to appeal case

Polish abortion rights activists Justyna Wydrzyńska was last week sentenced for giving abortion pills to a 12-week pregnant woman. She will appeal. But with a court stacked by politically-appointed judges, her chances of overturning it are slim.

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