Juncker elected European Commission President

Jean-Claude Juncker Credit: PA Images

Jean-Claude Juncker has been elected as European Commission President.

The European Parliament voted for him to replace Jose Manuel Barroso as head of the EC.

Read: MEPs approve Juncker as head of European Commission


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