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Cameron Defeated as Brussels Elects Juncker for Top EU Job

CNN – Jean-Claude Juncker is a step closer to becoming the next president of the European Commission after EU leaders approved his nomination, despite strong opposition from Britain.

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Britain One Step Close to EU Exit After EU Backs Juncker

THE GUARDIAN – David Cameron took Britain closer to the exit door of the European Union last night following a tumultuous EU summit at which his fellow leaders inflicted a crushing defeat on the prime minister by nominating Jean-Claude Juncker for one of the most powerful jobs in Brussels.

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Cameron Accused of Blackmail Over EU Power Struggle

THE GUARDIAN – David Cameron was accused on Sunday of blackmail and threats as his attempts to stop Jean-Claude Juncker becoming president of the European commission put him at the centre of a power struggle for control of the European Union.

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Row Brews as Angela Merkel Backs Juncker as EU Chief

BBC – German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she wants former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker to become the next EU Commission president.

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