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#Jean-Claude Juncker

# jean-claude-juncker - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

European Commission president: 'Good Friday Agreement must be preserved in all its dimensions'

Jean-Claude Juncker said that the European Union stood “firm and united” when it came to Ireland.

# jean-claude-juncker - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Fine Gael MEP says Ireland needs to re-examine its neutrality ahead of Brexit

Jean-Claude Juncker has called for the EU to implement plans for a common defence strategy

# jean-claude-juncker - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Juncker lays into 'ridiculous' European Parliament after just 30 of 751 MEPs show up for debate

But his remarks drew a sharp response from parliament head Antonio Tajani.

# jean-claude-juncker - Friday 5 May, 2017

EU President says the English language 'is losing importance in Europe'

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker made the statement during a speech today.

# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 1 May, 2017

Theresa May dismisses rumours Brexit meeting with EU chief went badly as "Brussels gossip"

Rumours abound that Commission chief Jean Claude Juncker is deeply pessimistic regarding May’s alleged hardline attitude towards Brexit talks.

# jean-claude-juncker - Friday 24 March, 2017

Juncker calls Brexit 'a tragedy' as he says UK's final bill will be around €58 billion

The EU Commission President said that Article 50 negotiations with the UK will be “frank and fair”.

# jean-claude-juncker - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'If you have the death penalty, you can't be in the EU' - The simple message to Turkey

Jean-Claude Juncker has made it a red line issue

# jean-claude-juncker - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

MEPs laugh at Jean-Claude Juncker when he says Europe is fighting tax evasion

Earlier, Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes said: “Changing the rules, however appalling [they are], is not smart.”

# jean-claude-juncker - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

What will Theresa May as British Prime Minister mean for Ireland?

David Cameron’s successor previously predicted post-Brexit border controls across Ireland, affecting the common travel area

# jean-claude-juncker - Thursday 30 June, 2016

# jean-claude-juncker - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

"Why are you here?" - An EU chief wasn't impressed with Nigel Farage today

“It’s a pleasure,” replied Nigel Farage.

# jean-claude-juncker - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

‘There are more O’Neills and Murphys living in the US than in Ireland’

As the European Commission president outlined plans to deal with the migrant crisis, the Irish government held a broad discussion on the issue today.

# jean-claude-juncker - Sunday 8 March, 2015

EU Commission boss says 'European army' would show Russia we mean business

It would “convey to Russia that we are serious about defending the values of the European Union,” Juncker said.

# jean-claude-juncker - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

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Yep, this is definitely the most awkward handshake you'll see today

Ground. Please swallow us up. All of us.

# jean-claude-juncker - Friday 16 January, 2015

EU suspects Amazon's Luxembourg tax deal was illegal. Next up Apple and Ireland...

The preliminary ruling is putting more pressure on European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker.

# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 15 December, 2014

LuxLeaks whistleblower: 'I'm not the only one'

Antoine Deltour was charged on Friday with theft, money-laundering and exposing trade secrets.

# jean-claude-juncker - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Revenue is looking for Luxleaks links to Irish tax dodging

Several companies with domestic operations are tied up in the scandal.

# jean-claude-juncker - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Walt Disney paid less than 1% tax on its billion-dollar profits: Luxleaks

Pressure is mounting on European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 8 December, 2014

Ireland is getting 'kicked around' by big European countries on tax: Hayes

The luxleaks scandal has given Germany and France “cover” to push their agendas, the MEP says.

# jean-claude-juncker - Saturday 29 November, 2014

'You need a humour bypass': Here are the winners and losers from the political week

In a week that saw a new Garda Commissioner, a big fat ‘no’ from the ECB and some serious eye-rolling.

# jean-claude-juncker - Thursday 27 November, 2014

The European Parliament has voted to break up Google

The company has been under investigation by the European Commission since 2010 for squeezing out competition.

# jean-claude-juncker - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

'Christmas has come early': Jean-Claude Juncker has a €315bn 'kickstart' for Europe

But will Ireland get any money from a plan already criticised for being “scant on detail”?

# jean-claude-juncker - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Juncker now wants to end tax loopholes his country rubber-stamped for years

The European Commission president was happy to talk up his work luring multinationals when he was Luxembourg’s premier.

# jean-claude-juncker - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Confirmed: Big Phil Hogan is now officially the EU Agriculture Commissioner

Sinn Féin’s Matt Carthy said he intends to hold the commissioner accountable at all times.

# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 29 September, 2014

Here's why the next 10 days are critical for the future of the European Union

Fine Gael’s Brian Hayes explains the process of confirming the make-up of the next European Commission.

# jean-claude-juncker - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Explainer: Phil Hogan's set to be named as Agriculture Commissioner ... but what happens next?

Some Irish TDs have been threatening to make life difficult for Big Phil during the nomination process. But can they cause that much trouble for the divisive former minister?

# jean-claude-juncker - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

READ: Nessa Childers' attack on Phil Hogan over social housing

She said Hogan’s appointment in Europe would be “a step backwards for equality.”

# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 11 August, 2014

Nobody knows which EU job Phil Hogan is getting... but we know which one he wants

Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes says the decision is a matter for Jean Claude Juncker…

# jean-claude-juncker - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

Opinion: Big Phil wasn't the best option for Europe... it should have been Lucinda

Creighton could be a better fit for the role of a European Commissioner, while Hogan looks likely to receive a small portfolio.

# jean-claude-juncker - Sunday 22 June, 2014

'I've a job to do here': Enda rules out top EU role... again

The Taoiseach said he expects Jean-Claude Juncker to become the next president of the European Commission, but David Cameron is trying to block this from happening.

Cameron move to force vote could open the door for Kenny to take EU President role

Jean Claude Juncker is the favourite for the job, but David Cameron may force a vote that could see Enda Kenny elected.

# jean-claude-juncker - Friday 13 June, 2014

Opinion: Jean-Claude who? Juncker and the the turf war gripping Europe

The former prime minister of Luxembourg is part of a developing crisis that threatens to be one of the greatest faced by the European Union.

# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 26 May, 2014

Angela Merkel: The rise of populist parties is remarkable and regrettable

But she is happy today with her own party wins.

# jean-claude-juncker - Friday 7 March, 2014

Merkel: Ireland ‘has gone through difficult times, but has braved those times’

Meanwhile, delegates at the European People’s Party congress have selected former Eurogroup chief Jean-Claude Juncker as their nominee for the European Commission presidency.

# jean-claude-juncker - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Here's why Angela Merkel and loads of other top EU leaders will be in Dublin today

The two-day European People’s Party congress gets under way at the Convention Centre in Dublin later today.

# jean-claude-juncker - Thursday 11 July, 2013

Luxembourg PM Juncker resigns in spy scandal

A fixture on the European scene during the financial crisis, Juncker recently faced Luxembourg’s first confidence vote in 150 years.

# jean-claude-juncker - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Eurogroup chief says Eurozone is much 'calmer' now than last year

Jean-Claude Juncker was comparing the Eurozone now to a year ago in Brussels.

# jean-claude-juncker - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Video: Greece left waiting for aid as EU and IMF disagree

IMF chief Christine Lagarde visibly disagreed with Eurogroup chief Jean-Claude Juncker at a press confernece last night.

# jean-claude-juncker - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Jean-Claude Juncker is very angry and here are the pics to prove it Jean-Claude Juncker This post contains images

Jean-Claude Juncker is very angry and here are the pics to prove it

The longest serving head of government in the EU and the head of the Euro Group is not a man to mess with and these pictures prove it…

# jean-claude-juncker - Saturday 15 September, 2012

European-wide bank supervision plans ruled out by Sweden

Meanwhile, mass anti-austerity protests have filled central Madrid.

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