EU`s Juncker defends position, urges global fight against tax evasion

 European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker urged a global fight against tax evasion Saturday while defending his position after revelations top companies paid less tax during his time as Luxembourg premier.

Luxembourg, Juncker under fire after global tax leaks

Luxembourg and its former premier Jean-Claude Juncker -- who is now the new head of the European commission -- came under fire on Thursday after leaked documents showed the tiny nation gave hundreds of global firms huge tax avoidance deals.

David Cameron has `problem` with other leaders: EU`s Juncker

New European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker accused British Prime Minister David Cameron Wednesday of having a "problem" with other EU leaders, stoking a bitter budget battle between London and Brussels.

EU`s Juncker says will visit Ukraine on first foreign trip

New European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said Wednesday he would visit Kiev on his first trip outside the European Union, amid the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.

Juncker`s new EU Commission takes office

The new European Commission led by EU veteran Jean-Claude Juncker formally took office Saturday, promising to "get down to work" as Europe faces a host of political and economic challenges.

EU`s Juncker set to reshuffle top team

Incoming EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker hurried to reshuffle his team Wednesday after a row over the Slovenian nominee threatened to delay his inauguration.

EU`s Juncker faces pressure to reshuffle team

The European Union`s incoming boss Jean-Claude Juncker was under pressure Tuesday to reshuffle his new team after parliamentarians savaged several of his candidates in confirmation hearings.

British PM ready to `do business` with Juncker

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

New EU leader picked despite British opposition

European Union leaders have chosen former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker to become the 28-nation bloc`s new chief executive, according to a top official.

EU, Cameron in summit showdown over top job for Juncker

European leaders gathered in Brussels on Friday to try and resolve a damaging row over Jean-Claude Juncker`s likely nomination as European Commission president which has left Britain isolated and angry.

Merkel says `no tragedy` if Juncker vote not unanimous

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday it will be "no tragedy" if her favoured candidate for European Commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, is elected with less than a unanimous vote.

Cameron says can`t guarantee UK will stay in EU if Juncker gets top job: Magazine

British Prime Minister David Cameron has warned he would no longer be able to guarantee that Britain would remain a member of the European Union if European leaders elect Jean-Claude Juncker as European Commission chief, Germany`s Spiegel said.

Luxembourg PM proposes snap election over spy scandal

Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker has said he will suggest a snap election following a spying scandal.

Veteran Luxembourg PM steps down over spy scandal

Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker, Europe`s longest-serving leader, on Thursday said he would step down over a scandal involving the secret services