# jean-claude-juncker - Today’s News
They’ve jumped the fence, baby, and are coming to visit us.
# jean-claude-juncker - Wednesday 10 September, 2014
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
She said Hogan’s appointment in Europe would be “a step backwards for equality.”
# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 11 August, 2014
Fine Gael MEP Brian Hayes says the decision is a matter for Jean Claude Juncker…
# jean-claude-juncker - Wednesday 16 July, 2014
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
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.
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
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
But she is happy today with her own party wins.
# jean-claude-juncker - Friday 7 March, 2014
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
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
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
Jean-Claude Juncker was comparing the Eurozone now to a year ago in Brussels.
# jean-claude-juncker - Tuesday 13 November, 2012
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
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
Meanwhile, mass anti-austerity protests have filled central Madrid.
# jean-claude-juncker - Friday 14 September, 2012
Once discussions on the promissory note issue has been concluded, Ireland could get a more lenient deal – but it may be some time.
# jean-claude-juncker - Wednesday 22 August, 2012
Including Jean-Claude Juncker, Atlantic 252 and feelings of complete inadequacy.
# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 30 July, 2012
There is speculation that the eurozone bailout fund and the ECB could buy-up Spanish bonds in a bid to alleviate fears about the single currency.
# jean-claude-juncker - Friday 29 June, 2012
This is Luxembourg’s Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker at summit of EU leaders in Brussels. Maybe he knows something we don’t…
# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 25 June, 2012
Spain’s government views loan offer “very favourably”, according to letter sent to Jean-Claude Juncker.
Reuters says a document being prepared for Brussels also discusses banking union and deeper economic integration.
# jean-claude-juncker - Saturday 16 June, 2012
The Greek electorate will vote tomorrow for the second time in six weeks.
# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 21 May, 2012
Both Michael Noonan and Vitor Gaspar were tough on their Greek counterpart last week over Athens’s failure to follow its bailout programme.
# jean-claude-juncker - Tuesday 15 May, 2012
Meanwhile, more coalition talks.
# jean-claude-juncker - Tuesday 1 May, 2012
Jean-Claude Juncker says he wasn’t impressed by France and Germany acting “as if they are the only members of the group”.
# jean-claude-juncker - Wednesday 14 March, 2012
Eurozone members have agreed to release the first €39.4 billion of funds under Greece’s second bailout programme.
# jean-claude-juncker - Tuesday 13 March, 2012
A meeting of Eurozone finance ministers sees Spain encouraged to frontload budget cuts in order to achieve EU deficit targets.
# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 20 February, 2012
Arriving in Brussels, Evangelos Venizelos says Greece is “ready to conclude this long process” and secure more funding.
# jean-claude-juncker - Wednesday 15 February, 2012
A meeting of eurozone finance ministers due today has been put back until Monday, due to concerns over “political assurances”.
# jean-claude-juncker - Friday 10 February, 2012
The Greek daily Dimokratia isn’t best pleased with the EU-enforced austerity. Check out yesterday’s front page…
EU finance ministers are refusing to release the aid package despite a deal reached by Greece’s leaders yesterday.
# jean-claude-juncker - Wednesday 30 November, 2011
It’s now feared the European Financial Stability Fund does not have sufficient firepower to rescue distressed countries.
# jean-claude-juncker - Thursday 20 October, 2011
Nicolas Sarkozy left the birth of his child last night for talks with Angela Merkel – but they do not appear to have produced results.
# jean-claude-juncker - Tuesday 4 October, 2011
Eurozone finance ministers have decided to delay a decision on Greece’s next €8bn loan package until later in the month.
# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 3 October, 2011
The shrinking Greek economy means the austerity drive will not be enough to ensure that the government deficit is within targets.
# jean-claude-juncker - Wednesday 3 August, 2011
Things aren’t looking too good in Spain either.
# jean-claude-juncker - Tuesday 12 July, 2011
The IMF has voiced approval of the move – saying that recognition of the need for a broader, more forward-looking policy response to assist Greece was welcomed.
# jean-claude-juncker - Monday 11 July, 2011
Italy could be the next country holding out the beggar’s bowl – in a bailout that would dwarf the previous ones.
# jean-claude-juncker - Friday 3 June, 2011
About 200 protesters have blockaded the entrance of the Athens finance ministry and hung a giant banner from the roof calling for a general strike – as Greece tries to wrap up tough international negotiations on new austerity measures.