France names ex-finance minister Moscovici as commissioner
President Francois Hollande formally proposed his former finance minister Pierre Moscovici on Tuesday to be France's representative in the next European Commission which takes office later this year.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Deadline for Commission successor is looming
Speculation over who will become GreeceA's next European commissioner continued during the weekend, with Defense Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos emerging as the frontrunner to succeed Maria Damanaki.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Darrell Delamaide's Political Capital: Scotland may have to be independent to stay in EU
Far from posing any real risk of Scotland getting thrown out of the European Union, a vote for independence in September's referendum may be the only way Scots can stay in the EU.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
ARMINFO news agency
Eastern Partnership countries cannot join European Union within the next 5 years
The European Commission headed by ex-Prime Minister of Luxembourg Jean-Claude Juncker is not going to provide the Eastern Partnership countries - Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine - with perspectives of EU membership.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Lesley Riddoch: Naysayers netting negative reports
It seems that voting Yes may be better for our health than sticking to an increasingly sick UK, writes Lesley Riddoch It's the height of the silly season.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Victory for European Commission's next president 'decisive': PM Lee
In his congratulatory letter to the next EC President Jean-Claude Juncker, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the support from various European institutions reflects the "strong confidence that the EU has" in him.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Berlin optimistic following Juncker victory
Jean-Claude Juncker's appointment as President of the European Commission ends a month of haggling over the post.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Stephen Glover: How crass of Mr Cameron to choose a lightweight PR...
Newly elected President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, pictured, reportedly had to Google the name of Britain's proposed European Commissioner Jean-Claude Juncker, the new President of the European Commission, reportedly had to Google the name of Britain's proposed European Commissioner when David Cameron telephoned to discuss the ... (more)
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Samaras due to meet with new EU Commission chief on Wednesday
Prime Minister Antonis Samaras spoke by telephone on Tuesday with new European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to congratulate him on his new post.
After the Cabinet reshuffle, 'conciliator' Lord Hill named for EC role
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UPDATE 1-EU's Juncker sets out "grand coalition" EU programme
Jean-Claude Juncker won broad endorsement from the European Parliament on Tuesday to be the next head of the executive European Commission after setting out a "grand coalition" investment programme to help revive Europe's economy.
New EU takes shape
The new EU aristocracy will be put in place this week with the European Parliament to confirm Jean-Claude Juncker as the next European Commission President today and then EU leaders gathering for a summit on Wednesday at which they will work out who gets the other top jobs in Brussels.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
The Miami Herald
Witty dealmaker Juncker to be EU's new CEO
Above, Royal Caribbean COO Adam Goldstein says his company would like to put some of its biggest ships at PortMiami.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
PM 'should send woman for EU role'
David Cameron offended the whole of Luxembourg with his bid to stop the country's European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker taking up his post, a former EU commissioner has said.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Brussels unveils its latest idea to win over the British public: An ...
The new European sash can be bought by members of the public for A 107, but has been ridiculed by UKIP MEPs The revelation that the EU is developing its own Parliamentary uniform, comes after UKIP MEPs turned their backs on the European anthem at the opening of the new EU Parliament.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Renzi's Push in Brussels May Meet a Familiar End
The new European Commission is unlikely to give Italy's prime minister as much leeway as he is seeking on fiscal rules.
Britain seen empty-handed in EU top jobs carve-up
Britain may come away empty-handed when European Union leaders carve up a package of top EU jobs next week, due to its fierce opposition to Jean-Claude Juncker's appointment as the next European Commission president.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Labour leads on health, but it has to be clear that money for the NHS will lead to cuts elsewhere
Ed Miliband speaks with radiotherapists, during his visit to University College hospital, on April 4, 2011 in London.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Juncker 'wants UK to stay in EU'
Jean-Claude Juncker has insisted he will not seek to block British efforts to claw back powers from Brussels despite David Cameron's failed bid to prevent him becoming European Commission president.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Buenos Aires Herald
The new cowboy diplomats
Circled by an incandescent ring of revolutions and wars that turns its heat up and down without any prior warning, it is bound to be reassuring for the EU to know that the man destined to be the bloc's new executive head is a paragon of staying power.