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#Jean-Claude Juncker

# 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 This post contains videos

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

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'

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

Juncker today held a meeting with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

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

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'

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'

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.

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