WATCH: Juncker Press Conference Interrupted by Wife… No, Merkel

BRUSSELS (AFP) – It’s a problem many people will be familiar with: forgetting to turn your phone off during an important meeting, then it rings with a call from home. Except that for European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker it apparently

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker

EU Chief Juncker to EU Parliament: ‘You are Ridiculous’

BRUSSELS (AP) — The head of the European Union’s executive body denounced the bloc’s parliament as “totally ridiculous” during a spat over the meager attendance at Tuesday’s plenary session for the prime minister of tiny Malta. After EU Commission President


May Strikes Back: Demands Brussels Pay A British Brexit Bill

Theresa May has responded to the European Union’s escalating demands for Britain to pay a Brexit “divorce bill” by claiming that the bloc may owe money to the UK. The European Commission is thought to be seeking a settlement worth

Theresa May Campaigns On The Conservative Battle Bus - Day Nine

Trade Power Grab Strengthens Anti-Brexit Hardliners in Brussels

The Court of Justice of the European Union has greatly expanded the unelected European Commission’s powers over trade policy, which streamlines the process of negotiating a UK/EU deal – but increases the influence of Brussels hardliners.

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EU Commission Denies Juncker Will Step Down in Weeks

The European Commission has denied claims its president, Jean-Claude Juncker, could stand down in weeks, as reports emerge he is about to launch a controversial new push for more European Union (EU) integration.

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Juncker: The EU Is ‘Beautiful’ and Britain Will Be ‘Weaker’ Outside It

Jean-Claude Juncker, the former prime minister of Luxembourg who now serves as president of the European Commission, has told TIME magazine that the European Union (EU) is “beautiful” and admired around the world, and says Barack Obama was right to say the UK will be weaker outside it.

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Juncker Doubts EU Will Hold Together During Brexit

Jean-Claude Juncker, the former Prime Minister of Luxembourg who now serves as President of the European Union’s powerful unelected executive, will not stand for a second term after 2019. The despondent 62-year-old said he doubted the bloc would hold together during

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EU President Juncker Warns of ‘Consequences’ for Brexit

STRASBOURG (FRANCE) (AFP) – European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker promised Wednesday to seek a “balanced” deal for Britain’s exit from the EU, after Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled her Brexit plan.