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Jean-Claude Juncker: Veteran EU insider

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 20:16

Jean-Claude Juncker, approved by the European Parliament Tuesday to head the European Commission, is a veteran EU insider versed in the art of getting things done in the labyrinth of the bloc.

Juncker wins parliament endorsement for powerful EU job

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 20:14

Luxembourg`s former conservative premier Jean-Claude Juncker won the endorsement Tuesday of the European Parliament to become president of the powerful European Commission for the next five years.

Juncker jeered over euro in pre-vote parliament speech

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 15:37

He said the era of "monetary war" and the "loss of dignity" for states forced into devaluation was over.

Juncker`s bid for top EU job goes to vote in parliament

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 08:54

Despite stiff opposition from British Prime Minister David Cameron, Juncker was nominated by EU leaders last month in a 26-2 vote.

Juncker seeks more women for new EU commission: source

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 19:08

The current EU commission presided by Jose Manuel Barroso is staffed by nine women commissioners out of a total 28.

British PM ready to `do business` with Juncker

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 22:29

Britain`s David Cameron faces parliament on Monday over his failure to stop Jean-Claude Juncker becoming the next president of the European Commission, insisting he could "do business" with him to win concessions from the EU.

British PM ready to 'do business' with Juncker

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 20:55

The British premier has said the result could increase the prospects of Britain leaving the 28-member European Union after the referendum on the issue.

First UK poll after Juncker battle shows rising support for EU exit

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 05:38

Public support for Britain to leave the EU is growing again after falling to a multi-year low, according to the first survey published since EU leaders nominated Jean-Claude Juncker to become the next president of the European Commission.

Britain and Cameron in EU danger zone, say experts

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 17:55

David Cameron`s failure to prevent Jean-Claude Juncker from becoming the new European Commission president risks pushing Britain out of the EU unless he builds bridges to secure reforms before a 2017 referendum, experts say.

Juncker named to top EU job in bitter blow for Britain

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 08:55

Jean-Claude Juncker has been named as the next president of the European Commission with backing from most EU leaders, dealing a bitter blow to opponent David Cameron and threatening to increase the chances of Britain leaving the bloc.

Juncker nomination a `bad day for Europe`: Cameron

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 22:03

The choice of Jean-Claude Juncker to head the European Commission marks "a bad day for Europe," British Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday after bitterly opposing the nomination.

Juncker says `proud and honoured` at Commission nomination

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 21:41

Former Luxembourg premier Jean-Claude Juncker said Friday he was "proud and honoured" to have been named to head the European Commission by EU leaders.