Row brews as Angela Merkel backs Juncker as EU chief

June 1, 2014 11:18 AM

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Row brews as Angela Merkel backs Juncker as EU chief

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

Correspondents say the UK government sees Mr Juncker as too much of an EU federalist. It pointed to the need for "a lengthy process to find consensus".

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