Keyword: commissioner

France's Moscovici struggles to convince EU lawmakers

MEPs gasped when ex-finance minister told commissioner confirmation hearing that Paris had never broken EU budget rules.

MEP cries foul at attempt to curb French commissioner's powers

Leaked memo says former finance minister Pierre Moscovici's powers in EU Commission will be shared with Latvian hardliner.

France gets key economic post in new Juncker European Commission

Former French finance minister Pierre Moscovici will take up the important economic and monetary affairs portfolio despite some German misgivings.

France names ex-finance minister Moscovici as EU commissioner candidate

French officials make no secret of the fact they are angling for a major economic portfolio for the politician recently reshuffled out of government.

Verbal spat heats up as French minister slams European Commission chief as useless

Trade minister Nicole Bricq said Jose Manuel Barroso was a poor choice for the job and had achieved nothing in his term of office.