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#Jean-Claude Juncker

# jean-claude-juncker - Friday 18 October, 2019

Why this 'Schrödinger's Brexit deal' has more than one father
# From The Dead
# From The Dead

Why this 'Schrödinger's Brexit deal' has more than one father

Oct 18th 2019, 6:10 AM 16,181 Views 14 Comments

Who had to compromise to get a Brexit deal over the line? In the end … everyone.

# jean-claude-juncker - Sunday 22 September, 2019

Will no-deal Brexit mean border checks in Ireland? Juncker's answer is simple: Yes
# Backstop
# Backstop

Will no-deal Brexit mean border checks in Ireland? Juncker's answer is simple: Yes

Sep 22nd 2019, 2:13 PM 22,236 Views 55 Comments

“The British have to tell us exactly the architectural nature of this border,” the European Commission president told Sky News, “I don’t like it, a hard border.”

# jean-claude-juncker - Friday 20 September, 2019

Brexit talks progressing with 'momentum', Barclay says following meeting with Barnier
# Brexit
# Brexit

Brexit talks progressing with 'momentum', Barclay says following meeting with Barnier

Updated Sep 20th 2019, 3:35 PM 27,738 Views 62 Comments

Barclay and Barnier discussed three papers submitted by London with ideas on replacing the so-called ‘backstop’.

# jean-claude-juncker - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Juncker says EU open to dropping backstop if ‘all objectives are met’ by UK
# Brexit
# Brexit

Juncker says EU open to dropping backstop if ‘all objectives are met’ by UK

Sep 19th 2019, 8:48 PM 48,023 Views 72 Comments

Juncker said he had a “rather positive” meeting with Johnson in Luxembourg on Monday.

# jean-claude-juncker - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Von der Leyen 'ready' to back Brexit delay in pitch to MEPs for European Commission president bid
# New Eu
# New Eu

Von der Leyen 'ready' to back Brexit delay in pitch to MEPs for European Commission president bid

Updated Jul 16th 2019, 9:33 AM 23,022 Views 90 Comments

MEPs will vote today on whether to elect the German defence minister to the European Commission top job.

# jean-claude-juncker - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Why are leaders deadlocked over the top EU jobs - and who's in the running?
# Who Do EU Want
# Who Do EU Want

Why are leaders deadlocked over the top EU jobs - and who's in the running?

Jul 2nd 2019, 2:33 PM 8,942 Views 21 Comments

European leaders showed frustration as they entered a third day of discussions on who should fill the EU’s top jobs.

# jean-claude-juncker - Friday 21 June, 2019

EU leaders call 'crisis' summit after failure to agree on candidates for Brussels top jobs
# EU Top Jobs
# EU Top Jobs

EU leaders call 'crisis' summit after failure to agree on candidates for Brussels top jobs

Jun 21st 2019, 7:54 AM 8,519 Views 68 Comments

EU leaders failed to agree on a successor to Jean-Claude Juncker.

# jean-claude-juncker - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Who are the candidates most likely to replace Jean-Claude Juncker?
# European Commission President
# European Commission President

Who are the candidates most likely to replace Jean-Claude Juncker?

May 15th 2019, 6:30 AM 21,315 Views 43 Comments

What does the President of the European Commission do, and how is he/she elected? It’s complicated…

# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 1 April, 2019

As MPs can't agree what to do about Brexit, EU warns 'our patience is running out'
# COME WHAT MAY
# COME WHAT MAY

As MPs can't agree what to do about Brexit, EU warns 'our patience is running out'

Updated Apr 1st 2019, 8:47 AM 27,013 Views 51 Comments

The House of Commons is set to vote on a number of options today.

# jean-claude-juncker - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Theresa May faces battle to get EU to delay Brexit as Juncker says 'we've reached the end of the road'
# Nine Days To Go
# Nine Days To Go

Theresa May faces battle to get EU to delay Brexit as Juncker says 'we've reached the end of the road'

Updated Mar 20th 2019, 9:05 AM 53,837 Views 56 Comments

As the crisis rumbles on, a number of opponents are said to be eyeing up May’s job – including Boris Johnson.

# jean-claude-juncker - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Varadkar 'hopes and trusts' House of Commons will now pass Brexit deal after last-minute breakthrough
# Meaningful Vote
# Meaningful Vote

Varadkar 'hopes and trusts' House of Commons will now pass Brexit deal after last-minute breakthrough

Updated Mar 12th 2019, 8:59 AM 31,744 Views 77 Comments

There’s been no actual change to the withdrawal agreement, but Theresa May has secured guarantees that might sway Brexiteers.

Explainer: What is May's new Brexit deal and what on earth will happen next?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: What is May's new Brexit deal and what on earth will happen next?

Mar 12th 2019, 8:34 AM 18,505 Views 29 Comments

The UK and EU last night announced a joint instrument providing guarantees on the backstop.

# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 11 March, 2019

A breakthrough? May and Juncker announce 'joint instrument' providing guarantees on backstop
# Midnight Oil
# Midnight Oil

A breakthrough? May and Juncker announce 'joint instrument' providing guarantees on backstop

Mar 11th 2019, 11:45 PM 47,161 Views 113 Comments

Juncker said the Taoiseach would be prepared to back the mechanism.

# jean-claude-juncker - Thursday 7 February, 2019

May given official notice EU won't re-open withdrawal deal in 'robust' talks
# No
# No

May given official notice EU won't re-open withdrawal deal in 'robust' talks

Updated Feb 7th 2019, 10:43 PM 53,230 Views 112 Comments

Jean-Claude Juncker has, however, said he’s open to adding wording to the political declaration.

# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 14 January, 2019

Last-minute letters between Theresa May and two EU leaders have been published
# From EU To Me
# From EU To Me

Last-minute letters between Theresa May and two EU leaders have been published

Jan 14th 2019, 11:17 AM 34,791 Views 27 Comments

On the eve of the Brexit vote, this letter is hoped to offer enough reassurance to pass Theresa May’s deal.

# jean-claude-juncker - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Juncker tells UK 'get your act together' over Brexit
# Sort It Out
# Sort It Out

Juncker tells UK 'get your act together' over Brexit

Dec 30th 2018, 10:35 AM 21,311 Views 103 Comments

The European Commission President thinks most MPs “deeply distrust” both the EU and Theresa May.

# jean-claude-juncker - Sunday 23 December, 2018

Taoiseach on Juncker hair ruffle: 'It's probably ill advised to fluff other people’s hair'
# Mr President
# Mr President

Taoiseach on Juncker hair ruffle: 'It's probably ill advised to fluff other people’s hair'

Dec 23rd 2018, 6:00 AM 95,471 Views 48 Comments

A video emerged this week of Juncker walking up to EU’s deputy head of protocol and ruffling her hair.

# jean-claude-juncker - Friday 14 December, 2018

'You called me nebulous!': Juncker explains remarks after heated exchange with Theresa May goes viral
# Brexit
# Brexit

'You called me nebulous!': Juncker explains remarks after heated exchange with Theresa May goes viral

Dec 14th 2018, 5:10 PM 67,622 Views 89 Comments

Merriam-Webster said that searches for the word “nebulous” were up 12,000% today.

# jean-claude-juncker - Saturday 6 October, 2018

Chances of Brexit agreement have 'increased', Jean-Claude Juncker says
# Brexit
# Brexit

Chances of Brexit agreement have 'increased', Jean-Claude Juncker says

Oct 6th 2018, 1:25 PM 15,660 Views 31 Comments

The change in tone comes two days after EU Council President Donald Tusk gave London a stern warning that time was running out to strike a deal.

# jean-claude-juncker - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Charlie Flanagan has 'open mind' about scrapping seasonal time changes
# Clocked
# Clocked

Charlie Flanagan has 'open mind' about scrapping seasonal time changes

Updated Sep 12th 2018, 4:26 PM 30,355 Views 117 Comments

The President of the European Commission has proposed to end the changes in Europe next year.

# jean-claude-juncker - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

EU's Jean-Claude Juncker calls for 'respect' over stumbling incident
# Sciatica
# Sciatica

EU's Jean-Claude Juncker calls for 'respect' over stumbling incident

Jul 18th 2018, 10:46 PM 37,539 Views 74 Comments

He has said he was suffering from sciatica when he repeatedly stumbled at a NATO summit.

# jean-claude-juncker - Friday 13 July, 2018

Back pain, not alcohol, caused Juncker summit stumble, according to EU
# Unsteady
# Unsteady

Back pain, not alcohol, caused Juncker summit stumble, according to EU

Jul 13th 2018, 1:28 PM 31,735 Views 87 Comments

The 63-year-old was seen repeatedly unsteady on his feet at the NATO summit dinner on Wednesday night.

# jean-claude-juncker - Thursday 21 June, 2018

'Ireland stands at the heart of Europe' - Juncker tells Dáil EU is behind Ireland
# 26 + 1
# 26 + 1

'Ireland stands at the heart of Europe' - Juncker tells Dáil EU is behind Ireland

Jun 21st 2018, 1:09 PM 35,216 Views 111 Comments

Juncker today held a meeting with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

Jean-Claude Juncker is in town to talk to Leo about Brexit
# Progress Needed
# Progress Needed

Jean-Claude Juncker is in town to talk to Leo about Brexit

Jun 21st 2018, 7:15 AM 11,279 Views 77 Comments

The President of the European Commission will also address members of the Dáil and Seanad.

Juncker's visit: 'The onus is on our government to insist that his visit is productive'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Juncker's visit: 'The onus is on our government to insist that his visit is productive'

Jun 21st 2018, 6:00 AM 12,097 Views 14 Comments

It should not be just about talks behind closed doors in an echo chamber, writes Dominic Hannigan.

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

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

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

Mar 13th 2018, 3:26 PM 10,516 Views 91 Comments

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
# Security
# Security

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

Sep 13th 2017, 5:52 PM 17,691 Views 181 Comments

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
# Junck Bond
# Junck Bond

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

Jul 4th 2017, 7:18 PM 20,164 Views 64 Comments

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'
# Tá Gaeilge Níos Fearr
# Tá Gaeilge Níos Fearr

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

May 5th 2017, 7:35 PM 16,435 Views 71 Comments

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"
# Be Grand
# Be Grand

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

May 1st 2017, 7:09 PM 11,267 Views 53 Comments

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
# Elephant In The Room
# Elephant In The Room

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

Mar 24th 2017, 1:57 PM 17,996 Views 58 Comments

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
# Capital Punishment
# Capital Punishment

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

Mar 19th 2017, 1:34 PM 17,045 Views 57 Comments

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
# Bite Of The Apple
# Bite Of The Apple

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

Sep 14th 2016, 10:08 AM 20,860 Views 87 Comments

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?
# Britain's Merkel
# Britain's Merkel

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

Jul 12th 2016, 7:00 PM 27,283 Views 47 Comments

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

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

"A dark day for truth-telling": Whistleblowers who alerted the world to Luxleaks tax scandal convicted
# Tax Avoidance
# Tax Avoidance

"A dark day for truth-telling": Whistleblowers who alerted the world to Luxleaks tax scandal convicted

Jun 30th 2016, 7:26 AM 32,168 Views 34 Comments

Both avoided jail, however.

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

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

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

Jun 28th 2016, 10:41 AM 50,398 Views 217 Comments

“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’
# Tackling The Crisis
# Tackling The Crisis

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

Sep 9th 2015, 4:55 PM 27,608 Views 156 Comments

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
# United States Of Europe
# United States Of Europe

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

Mar 8th 2015, 11:10 AM 15,623 Views 168 Comments

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

Yep, this is definitely the most awkward handshake you'll see today
# Shake It Off
From The Daily Edge
# Shake It Off

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

Feb 10th 2015, 7:43 PM 5,595 Views 1 Comment

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...
# A Jungle Out There
# A Jungle Out There

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

Jan 16th 2015, 10:08 AM 7,702 Views 20 Comments

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

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