EU vote 2014
22 October 2014 Last updated at 11:02

MEPs back Juncker EU Commission teamPresident of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker

The new European Commission led by Jean-Claude Juncker gets strong backing from MEPs after some tough questioning.


Nigel FarageFarage defends Polish MEP alliance

UKIP leader Nigel Farage defends allowing a Polish politician criticised for a comment on hitting women into its grouping in the European Parliament.

Combine-harvester working in a wheat field (image: AP)Pesticide bans 'could hit UK crops'

The EU's decision to ban the use of some pesticides could threaten UK crops, increase food prices and hit farmers' profits, a report claims.

Gavin Hewitt, Europe editor Article written by Gavin Hewitt Gavin Hewitt Europe editor

UK caught up in new EU budget row

UK politicians react angrily to news that a £1.7bn (€2.1bn) surcharge will have to be paid to the EU by 1 December, while France and Germany get a rebate.

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