Poland's justice minister, Zbigniew Ziobro, says it was an attempt to interfere in the country's parliamentary elections this weekend.
At a second hearing MEPs rejected President Macron's candidate who was destined for the important Internal Market portfolio.
This week Brussels Bureau brings you all the latest on the hearings for Team Ursula. New updates every day.
The VPs face MEPs - Vestager, who made her name fighting big tech, Timmermans who will be in charge of the Green New Deal and Dombrovkis who has to make an 'economy that works for people'.
In this edition we look at how Commissioners-to-be had a delicate balancing act as MEPs grilled them on their possible portfolios and how new Brexit plans launched a new blame game. From political circus acts to real ones, we look at how European circuses want to be taken more seriously.
In this edition of the The Brief we look at how the French candidate Sylvie Goulard had a tough time in her hearing to take over the Internal Market dossier, while we also profile the man who is set to protect 'our European way of life'.
The former prime minister has received the green light from MEPs to be the new European Commissioner for economic affairs
Could do better: two commission candidates failed to impress MEPs - the Home Affairs nominee and the Pole tipped to lead Agriculture policy, They will face further questions. And we profile the Belgian candidate for the justice portfolio - whose political pedigree puts him in good stead.
Gender parity in Team Ursula and a dedicated portfolio for Equality are seen as moves to strengthen the position of women in the EU, but will it be enough?
The EU Parliament has already voted against two of von der Leyen's nominees.
The European Union's ruling on Apple taxes "defies reality and common sense' - says the US company as it launches a legal challenge against the 2016 decision.
This demonstration is to mark the 10 year anniversary of a protest which saw Belgian dairy farmers spray 3 million litres of milk over the very same field they're in now. Farmers want to see quotas set to boost prices.
Critics say linking immigration and "Protecting the European way of life" panders to the far-right.
In this edition of State of the Union: a new look Commission ruffled feathers in the Bubble, Europe and Britain make plans for No Deal and we look at political literature for your Autumn reading lists.
“This is the team as diverse as Europe is, as strong as Europe is, those are dedicated men and women, and I’m looking forward to working with this team for Europe.”
Johannes Hahn defended the controversial European way of life portfolio in an exclusive interview with Euronews' political editor Darren McCaffrey.
Jean-Claude Juncker, the outgoing President of the European Commission, has said Brexit is a "tragedy" and a "failure" but it is "the failure of Britain, not the European Union." He also said the UK had only ever been "part-time Europeans".
Outgoing European Union Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos tells Euronews Correspondent Méabh Mc Mahon of the major issues during his time overseeing the most divisive and toxic of topics facing the EU – and his determination that the EU/Turkey statement must survive.
Migration has been a politically toxic topic in the European Union in recent years. Euronews spoke with outgoing EU migration commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos who warns that "Europe should never become a fortress".
Romania has withdrawn its nomination for interim EU commissioner in the final weeks of Juncker's mandate.
Some announcements from EU incoming chief Ursula von der Leyen about her Commission raised eyebrows on Tuesday but perhaps none more so than the new portfolio for "Protecting our European Way of Life."
László Trócsányi was the architect of many of Hungary's most controversial policies towards migration.
The new EU Commission line-up has been unveiled and among the new faces are some controversial candidates. We look at some of the nominees who might have a hard time when MEPs grill them in the coming weeks.
The names are out, but the portfolios will be revealed Tuesday. Gender balance achieved, but will the new-look Commission take a new direction?
Frans Timmermans gave an emotional history lesson about why rule of law matters.
European MEPs told Euronews what they thought about the latest developments with Brexit.