Jean-Claude Juncker

Jean-Claude Juncker [European Parliament]

Jean-Claude Juncker, who served as Luxembourg's prime minister and the president of the Eurogroup during much of his recent political career, is the first-ever successful Spitzenkandidat to become the European Commission president.

He leads the EU executive 2014-2019.

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Serbia grudgingly accepts Juncker’s enlargement pause

Serbian Deputy Prime Minister Kori Udovički

How geeky is the new Commission?

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Spanish socialists to vote against Juncker, Cañete

Pedro Sánchez [photo PSOE]

Spain divided over Cañete appointment

MEP Albrecht: Oettinger risks being crushed by his portfolio

Green MEP Jan Philipp Albrecht is not sure German Commissioner Günther Oettinger will be able to stand his ground on the EU's digital agenda opposite Sillicon Valley giants like Google and Amazon. [EP]
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