Amid scandal, Luxembourg's longtime prime minister has resigned and called early elections. Juncker's resignation could end the career of one of Europe's most prominent leaders.
In his State of the Union speech, European Commission President Juncker has praised the bloc for "bouncing back" after 10 years of crises. He has outlined bold proposals for the eurozone, trade and migration.
German Finance Minister Schäuble has welcomed calls from the European Commission that all EU member states aim to join the eurozone. However, he has urged all parties to heed the lessons from Greece.
A court has reduced the sentences for two 'LuxLeaks' whistleblowers who leaked documents revealing Luxembourg's tax breaks for multinationals. European Commission chief Jean Claude Juncker was Luxembourg PM at the time.
The president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, has told German media he will not seek a second term. The ex-Luxembourg prime minister has spoken frankly about the state of the bloc following Brexit.
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