Jean-Claude Juncker

Type: Person
Name: Jean-Claude Juncker
Title: Former PM
Organization: Gov. of Luxembourg
Date of Birth: 1954-12-09
Place of Birth: Rédange-sur-Attert,
Nationality: Luxembourg
Fact Sheet: Biography for Jean-Claude Juncker
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 10 reports

New european commission approved

In Europe.The European Parliament has approved the new European Commission headed by Jean-Claude Juncker.The Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, will start work on a five-year mandate on Nov. 1.It's a long, bumpy way to Wednesday's v ... [Published CNC World - 6 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 5 reports

Juncker speech inspires mixed reactions

Jean-Claude Juncker received mixed reviews to his remarks to the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday prior to the parliament’s approval of Europe’s new executive body.While many politicians, journalists and European residents were pleased with ... [Published New Europe - 10 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 33 reports

2014/10/22 Parliament elects new European Commission

MEPs approved the new college of 27 Commissioners, as presented by its President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday morning, with 423 votes in favour, 209 against and 67 abstentions. The new Commission now needs to be formally appointed by EU heads ... [Published Noodls - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

EU fiscal rules won't be changed, says Juncker

BRUSSELS - The EU's rules on debts and deficits will not be re-written, Jean-Claude Juncker told MEPs in his first speech as European commission president.“The rules will not be changed,” said Juncker, whose team was backed by the European Parliament ... [Published EUobserver - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 15 reports

Health campaigners welcome Juncker’s reversal on medicines

MEPs and health advocates have welcomed an announcement by Jean-Claude Juncker, the president-elect of the European Commission, that he will not move medicines from the Commission’s health department to the industry department as previously planned.Please ... [Published European Voice - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

EU, in change of tack, keeps medicines filed under health | Reuters

1:05pm EDT LONDON (Reuters) - New European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, in a change of tack, has decided to keep responsibility for medicines in the Commission's division for health, rather than switching it to its industry unit.The supervision ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 5 reports

Juncker: Migration rules must stay

Jean-Claude Juncker, the incoming president of the European Commission, has insisted that rules on freedom of movement in Europe cannot be changed.David Cameron has suggested the right of EU nationals to live and work in other member states could be ... [Published BBC - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

European Commission appointment - Greens not convinced by overall package of Juncker College

[] [] Commenting on today's election in the European Parliament of the European Commission College proposed by president Jean-Claude Juncker, Greens/EFA co-president Philippe Lamberts said:"The Greens/EFA group today voted against the Juncker Commission ... [Published Greens EFA - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Navracsics finally made European Comissioner

, 2:20 PM CETTibor Navracsics, the Hungarian nominee for a European commissioner's portfolio, was appointed commissioner for culture, education, youth and sport, Jean-Claude Juncker, the European Commission's president, announced at a plenary session ... [Published Budapest Business Journal - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 17 reports

Ex-Luxembourg leader Juncker gets OK as EU chief

The European Union legislature has approved the appointment of former Luxembourg leader Jean-Claude Juncker as the new EU Commission president molding policies of the 28-nation bloc for the next five years. ... ... [Published Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 21 reports

MEPs back Juncker EU Commission team

MEPs have voted by a large majority in support of the new European Commission led by Jean-Claude Juncker.The vote went 423 for, 209 against and there were 67 abstentions. It means the Commission can take office next month.The commissioners underwent gruelling ... [Published BBC - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 6 reports

European Commission: Barroso bows ahead of vote on Juncker's new team

The next European Commission led by Jean-Claude Juncker is set to be confirmed by the European Parliament on Wednesday (October 22).The vote by MEP s will take place in Strasbourg after the last two candidates completed their parliamentary hearings.Slovenia’s ... [Published EuroNews - Oct 21 2014]

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"i'm a bit embarrassed about this because luxembourg didn't appoint a woman. in the short term i won't be able to change my sex." said Juncker

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Speech to the European Council by Martin Schulz... [Published European Parliament President Martin Schulz - all - 4 hours ago]
Yesterday the European Parliament elected a new Commission and in so doing brought to a successful conclusion the process which began with the nomination of leading candidates for the European elections. Congratulations to Jean-Claude Juncker and his ...
It's Official: There is No Hope for EU Reform [Published Breitbart Feed - 6 hours ago]
It might have gone unnoticed by most but the handover of power in Brussels is complete: we officially have a new government ruling the federal state of which we are effectively a part. Yesterday, Jean-Claude Juncker’s Commission has been approved ...
Leaked letter: 14 ministers take on Juncker ove... [Published FT.com - Brussels Blog - 10 hours ago]
Juncker addresses the European Parliament before the vote approving his new Commission It started out as an internecine turf war within the incoming regime of Jean-Claude Juncker. But it is quickly metastasising into what could be one of the first ...
New European Commission Approved [Published OANDA Forex Blog - 21 hours ago]
The European Parliament approved the new European Commission headed by Jean-Claude Juncker in a vote on Wednesday, clearing the way for the EU executive to take office on Nov. 1. Juncker, a former prime minister of Luxembourg, will succeed outgoing ...
VIDEO: Juncker firm on EU migration rules [Published BBC News Video - Politics - 22 hours ago]
Jean-Claude Juncker, the incoming president of the European Commission, has insisted that rules on freedom of movement in Europe cannot be changed. ...
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Juncker lays out stall to EU parliament [Published Reuters Video: Business - Oct 22 2014]
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EU to set new course post-Juncker? [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jun 27 2014]
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