European Commission President candidates debate

Six candidates selected by the political parties to become the next president of the European Commission start a televised debate. The participating candidates are Nico Cué from the European Left, Ska Keller from the European Green Party, Jan Zahradil from the Alliance of Conservatives & Reformists in Europe, Margrethe Vestager from the Alliance of Liberals & Democrats for Europe, Manfred Weber from the European People’s Party and Frans Timmermans of the Party of European Socialists. IMAGES of the beginning of the debate

European Commission President candidates pose for family photo

Six candidates selected by the political parties to become the next president of the European Commission pose for a family photo ahead of a televised debate. The participating candidates are Nico Cué from the European Left, Ska Keller from the European Green Party, Jan Zahradil from the Alliance of Conservatives & Reformists in Europe, Margrethe Vestager from the Alliance of Liberals & Democrats for Europe, Manfred Weber from the European People’s Party and Franz Timmermans of the Party of European Socialists. IMAGES of family photo

Top EU conservative slams Greece over Venezuela

Manfred Weber, the conservative candidate for the EU’s top job, claims the Greek government has blocked European initiatives to try and resolve the Venezuelan crisis.