New European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker
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Juncker confirmed as president of European Commission

The former prime minister of Luxembourg, Jean-Claude Juncker, has been officially confirmed as President of the European Commission.

Mr Juncker received 422 votes out of the 729 total cast in the secret ballot, despite strong opposition earlier from Britain.

The BBC's Chris Morris is in Strasbourg.

  • 15 Jul 2014
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