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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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