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Bulgarian Security Sector Officials to Continue Protest over Weekend

The security sector officials will gather on Saturday for their second day of protests, which is expected to attract much more attendance than the one on Friday.

It is expected that Interior Ministry officials, border officers, military personnel and prison officers from all over the country will gather in Sofia for a procession and a protest, daily Dnevnik reports.

Labour Min Plumb: We are working on a draft law regarding a differential child allowance

The Labour Ministry is working on a package of measures through which child allowance will be given differentially, the draft law being to be made public in September - October, on Monday said minister Rovana Plumb for Digi24.

Photo credit: (c) Liviu Sova / AGERPRES Archive

Rovana Plumb: Lowest salary to be 1,200 lei starting January 2016

The minimum wage per economy will be 1,200 lei starting January 2016 and the highest salary will be that of Romania's President, which will equal the amount gained by the President of the High Court of Cassation and Justice, the Prime Minister, the Deputies' Chamber Speaker and the Senate President, Labour Minister Rovana Plumb told a press conference on Tuesday.

Labor minister sees deal within coming days

Greece's labor minister said on Tuesday Athens would soon conclude a deal with its foreign creditors that could unlock further loans to the cash-starved country.

Greece's new government has been in talks with its European Union and International Monetary Fund lenders over the past four months about the release of around 7.2 billion euros ($8.1 billion) in aid.

UK Labour, Lib Dems Leaders Resign over Poor Election Showing  

Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg, the respective leaders of Britain's Labour Party and Liberal Democrats, have announced their resignations following disappointing results of their parties at Thursday's general election.

Miliband said he would step down after the Victory in Europe Day commemorations later on Friday and that his deputy Harriet Harman would be interim Labour leader.

'Lion roars' as Scottish nationalists score historic sweep

The Scottish National Party (SNP) won a landslide in Scotland on May 8, destroying the Labour party north of the border in a historic leap forward which could increase pressure for a fresh referendum on independence.

The nationalists won 56 of 59 parliamentary seats in Scotland in the May 7 general election, final results showed, up from just six at the last vote in 2010.

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