EU lawmakers trade insults, Juncker set to survive censure motion

November 24, 2014 9:21 PM

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EU lawmakers trade insults, Juncker set to survive censure motion

STRASBOURG (Reuters) - A no-confidence motion in the EU's new chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker had no chance of success after the Eurosceptic lawmakers who brought it traded insults with the bigger parties in the European Parliament on Monday.

Backed by anti-EU groups including the UK Independence Party and France's National Front, the motion calls for Juncker to be removed, less than a month after taking office, because of his long tenure as prime minister of Luxembourg when the country was at the center of controversial corporate tax av...

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