All posts tagged "Jean-Claude Juncker"

  • Marathon talks pick out new EU leaders

    After a tortuous set of negotiations, EU leaders have decided that Germany’s defence minister, Ursula von der Leyen, should replace Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European Commission. Candidates for

    • Posted July 7, 2019
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  • Looking past the politics: Britain’s future under the EU withdrawal deal

    UK politicians are hopelessly divided over the Withdrawal Agreement. But their furious debate overlooks the most essential question: if it is approved, what happens next? Matt Ross asks former Cabinet

    • Posted December 19, 2018
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  • Whither Brexit? Explaining the UK’s political chaos

    An attempt to unseat the prime minister. Deadlock between government and Parliament. A hopelessly fragmented House of Commons. What on earth has happened to Britain’s normally-pragmatic politicians – and where

    • Posted December 14, 2018
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  • Top Juncker aide named as EC secretary-general

    The top aide to European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has been named as the organisation’s next secretary-general. The appointment of head of cabinet Martin Selmayr as the European Union’s most

    • Posted February 22, 2018
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  • Strict new anti-graft code for European commissioners

    The president of the European Commission has tightened up the code of conduct for its officials, in a bid to raise ethical standards and police the border between lobbyists and

    • Posted September 20, 2017
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  • Parliamentary maths looks set to change UK’s Brexit course

    British prime minister Theresa May’s failure to secure an overall parliamentary majority in last week’s general election has left her in the middle of what looks set to become a

    • Posted June 14, 2017
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