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Friday Jul 18 | EurActiv.com

Greens attack 'golden hello' for interim commissioners

Newly-elected interim commissioners will take office for just three months. They were elected in haste, and transfer allowances, to bring them to Brussels, will cost the EU 160,000.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

West Australian

Don't risk market confidence by bending budget rules: EU economy czar

Euro zone countries must beware of bending budget rules in the quest for economic growth, the EU's new economics czar said on Thursday, suggesting some proposals from France and Italy sought too much leeway.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

EUobserver

Interim commissioners pass EU parliament test

Katainen, who will replace economic affairs commissioner Olli Rehn, is the only one of the four who is likely to stay on as commissioner once the new EU commission is voted in, in October.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

West Australian

Finland to nominate Katainen as EU commissioner on Thursday

Finland will nominate Jyrki Katainen, who stepped down as prime minister last month to seek a high-level European post, to become an EU commissioner on Thursday, new premier Alexander Stubb said.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

BBC News

All to play for in EU jobs push

The dust has hardly settled after last week's summit, and Jean-Claude Juncker's appointment as president of the European Commission still has to be approved by a majority vote in the European Parliament.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Brandon Sun

Former Finnish Prime Minister Katainen succeeds Rehn as EU Economics Commissioner

The president of the EU executive, the European Commission, says Finland's former Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen is becoming the 28-nation bloc's new top economic official.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

New Finnish government after prime minister quits

Former European affairs minister Alexander Stubb has taken over as the head of Finland's conservative-led government after Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen resigned to pursue a position in the European Commission.

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