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The job causing a rift in the EU

Divisions are developing between European Union countries over who should be offered one the bloc's most important jobs.

German leader Angela Merkel has publicly backed Jean Claude Juncker, the former prime minister of Luxembourg, but Britain says he is unacceptable.

But why does it matter?

Europe correspondent Matthew Price explains.

  • 12 Jun 2014
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