Juncker regrets the lead candidate system was not respected in farewell

By |november 29th, 2019|European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, Juncker farewell, News, rule of law, Spitzenkandidaten, Ursula von der Leyen|

The outgoing president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, appeared before the press for one last time on Friday (29 November) and said he regretted that the Spitzenkandidaten system that landed him the top job in 2014 was not upheld this ...

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Juncker leaves hospital after surgery

By |november 22nd, 2019|Brexit, Jean-Claude Juncker, Luxembourg, News, Von der Leyen Commission|

Outgoing European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has returned home to Luxembourg after stomach surgery that kept him hospitalised for more than a week, a spokeswoman said Friday (22 November).

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EU faces rift over enlargement policy after French ‘non’

By |november 20th, 2019|Albania, Amelie de Montchalin, Donald Tusk, Emmanuel Macron, EU enlargement, Finnish Presidency, Jean-Claude Juncker, Nato, News, North Macedonia, Prespa agreement, Tytti Tuppurainen, Ursula von der Leyen, Western Balkans|

European Union members wrangled over the rules for joining their club on Tuesday (19 November), after France triggered anger by seeking to postpone bids from Albania and North Macedonia. At the 17-18 October summit, EU heads of state and government...

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‘Fully informed man’ says Trump won’t impose tariffs on European cars

By |november 8th, 2019|car industry, car tariffs, Donald Trump, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, trade wars|

Outgoing European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker does not believe US President Donald Trump will impose tariffs on imported European cars next week, he told Germany's Sueddeutsche Zeitung.

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Juncker says Corbyn Brexit strategy ‘not realistic’

By |november 6th, 2019|Brexit, Jean-Claude Juncker, Jeremy Corbyn, labour, News, UK elections|

The outgoing president of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said on Tuesday (5 November) that British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn's plan to renegotiate Brexit again with Brussels was not "realistic".

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Juncker’s surgery delays Luxembourg trial

By |november 1st, 2019|eavesdropping, Jean-Claude Juncker, Luxembourg, News|

A Luxembourg court was forced Thursday (31 October) to delay the next hearing in a tortuous spy scandal case after former prime minister Jean-Claude Juncker announced plans to undergo surgery. Juncker, currently president of the European Commission, wi...

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Bulgaria appoints new chief prosecutor amid protests

By |oktober 25th, 2019|Boyko Borissov, Bulgaria, Cooperation and Verification Mechanism, corruption, CVM, Ivan Geshev, Jean-Claude Juncker, justice reform, mafia, News, Rumen Radev, Sotir Tsatsarov|

Bulgaria on Thursday (24 October) appointed a new chief prosecutor despite months-long protests against the sole nominee for the post. After an all-day hearing, the 25-member Supreme Judicial Council, the country’s top judicial body, voted in Ivan Geshev for a...

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Tweets of the Week: Farewell Juncker, Balkan Rejection and Brexit Uncertainty

By |oktober 25th, 2019|Brexit, enlargement, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, Tweets of the week|

This week’s edition, sponsored by Savoury Snacks Europe, features a Juncker deluxe, Balkan slip-ups and Brexit in flux.

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Skopje on fire as MEPs slam EU leaders’ failure to open accession talks

By |oktober 22nd, 2019|accession talks, Albania, Alexis Tsipras, Donald Tusk, enlargement, Greece, Jean-Claude Juncker, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, News, North Macedonia, Prespa agreement, Zoran Zaev|

Postponing the start of accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania was a "serious mistake" and "grave error", European Council President Donald Tusk and Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told MEPs on Tuesday, as negative effects already st...

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EU investment plan helped create 1.1 million jobs

By |oktober 22nd, 2019|investment plan, Jean-Claude Juncker, Juncker plan, News|

Outgoing European Commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, announced on Tuesday (22 October) that the investment plan launched at the beginning of his mandate helped create 1.1 million jobs in Europe and boosted the European economy by 0.9%.

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