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Cameron: UK 'can do business' with Juncker

David Cameron has insisted he can "do business" with the new President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, despite having vigorously opposed his appointment.

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EU leaders vote 26-2 in favour of Juncker

Jean-Claude Juncker has been nominated to lead the European Commission.

Jean-Claude Juncker's nomination was approved by European leaders by a margin of 26-2, with only David Cameron and Hungarian PM Viktor Orban opposed, said British officials.

The vote, which was insisted upon by Cameron, marked a break with a tradition of filling key roles by consensus.

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