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Jean-Claude Juncker gave his successor a symbolic ceremonial bell but joked that it was "absolutely useless."
"No one has cared for Europe as much as you have," von der Leyen told her predecessor. "Jean-Claude Juncker and Europe will always go together."
The new European Commission took power after being delayed one month.
In the State of the Union this week we look at how Ursula von der Leyen won support for the make-up of her new commission by MEPs
Jean-Claude Juncker gives his last news briefing before Ursula von der Leyen takes over as Commission President.
Donald Tusk is replaced as President of the European Council by former Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel.
It's official - it's a climate emergency. At least according to the EU.
Euronews took to the streets of Brussels to ask people to rate the incoming Commission's priorities for the first one hundred days in office.
We asked the people of Brussels what they think should be the policy priority of the new commission for the first 100 days: unemployment, migration, climate change, or gender equality - find out which issue came out top.
EU parliament chief David Sassoli has announced the candidates for the European Commission have been approved, setting up a final vote in the European Parliament.
The new European Commission president's nominees for Hungary, France and Romania have now been approved.
In our State of the Union this week, we report that Hungary and the UK are the two outstanding countries with no confirmed EU commissioner.
Meanwhile in Spain, political negotiations continue aimed at forming a government. Talks follow last Sundays inconclusive election result.
After receiving criticism for the Protecting our European way of life portfolio, the president-elect has changed the title less than one month before she is due to take office.
The original name, "Protecting our European Way of Life," had sparked criticism for its far-right connotations.
More than five months since the last federal elections Belgium is yet to form a government after a fragile coalition collapsed. This situation is far from unique. In fact, single party governments are now the exception all over the EU. Is this the new normal?
European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has approved European lawmaker Adina Valean as the commissioner-designate for Romania.
The European Commission had to defend itself and its CAP policies from criticism after the New York Times gave details about how oligarchs in Central Europe use EU funds for their circles.
With Brexit another day, another delay and a new legal headache for a new Commission in the making.
The French businessman and Hungarian diplomat must still be approved by the MEPs, while the Romanian nomination remains vacant.
As Belgium gets its first female prime minister, we take a look at how many EU countries have female leaders (clue you can count on one hand).
New nominees, gender parity at risk - we look at how the new Commission is shaping up.
Ursula von der Leyen suggests a residence next to her office during her term as Commission president.
"I would like to make a political comment at least only with what I believe. Let's be very careful with the Balkans. Don't let the Balkans get reBalkanised in the old way things were happening then," EU Commissioner Avramopoulos told reporters
Europe is recognising that great-power competition is back and that autopilot solutions, or knee-jerk reactions, are no more than the illusion of a plan. The game that Europe loves so much to play, multilateralism, is under threat.
Ursula von der Leyen might struggle to take over the EU Commission on November 1st. With three designated commissioners rejected by the European Parliament, the risk of delay of the appointment of the new Commission is more realistic than ever.