Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borisov has resigned in the wake of mass nationwide protests.
The billionaire former businessman is accused of pocketing millions of euros in EU funds along with two of his children. One of his sons said he was held involuntarily in Crimea in an effort to impede the criminal probe.
The billionaire premier is denying accusations he hindered a fraud investigation and refuses to resign. The protest rallies coincided with the anniversary of the November 1989 Velvet Revolution that toppled communism.
A woman taking part in protests against rising fuel prices in France has died after being hit by a car. The incident took place as activists angered by the government's tax hikes blocked motorways across the country.
Romans are counting on their mayor to resign as the city falls into a steep decline in both safety and public services. Besides its crumbling infrastructure, the city is also reeling from the brutal murder of a teenager.
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