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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.