The ruling could impact others in the public sector, including police, teachers and doctors.
German Ursula von der Leyen will replace Jean-Claude Juncker on 1 November after a close vote.
Police and the PM's spokesperson praise officers' courage and professionalism during the attack.
The BBC has obtained footage of the night which shows unarmed police and members of the public as they tried to confront the armed men.
The US congresswomen attacked by the president in racially charged tweets dismiss them as a distraction.
Someone independent of government should lead operations, says the man tasked with improving the railways.
Britain, Germany and France have jointly issued a statement stressing their support for the deal.
England win the men's World Cup for the first time as they beat New Zealand in a super over in one of the most incredible games in cricket history.
Watch the moment that Jos Buttler runs out New Zealand's Martin Guptill to win England the World Cup.