EU leaders fail again to agree on who will take the bloc’s top jobs. This follows a 20-hour session that ended without a breakthrough. France and Germany have been wrangling for weeks over a jobs package centered on the nomination of the next European Commission president.
EU leaders have finally nominated candidates for the blocs top jobs and for the first time women are set to be at the helm of the European Central Bank and Commission. Christine Lagarde is set to take over for Mario Draghi at the ECB and Germany’s Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has been put forward to lead the European Commission.