Incoming European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen  with outgoing president Jean-Claude Juncker prior to a lunch meeting in Brussels. Photograph: Virginia Mayo

The incoming European Commission will be close to gender-balanced for the first time in its history. President-elect Ursula von der Leyen on Monday li(...)

Central Bank governor Philip Lane has been widely considered the leading name to succeed ECB chief economist Peter Praet when he steps down early next year. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe was certain his calculation to pull his man from the race for the vice-presidency of the European Central Bank (E(...)

All four Fine Gael MEPs voted against the committee proposal. Photograph: Reuters

The European Parliament has agreed to set up a successor committee to the Special Committee on Tax Rulings established in the wake of the Luxem(...)