Jean-Claude Juncker seems determined to get more women commissioners. He has persuaded more nations to think again after what looked like an alarming drop.

But many will be impressed with his determination and charm.

As he began two days of interviewing the potential commissioners, he spotted Eleanor Gardiner, a BBC journalist for The Daily Politics show. The louche Luxembourger has one thing on his mind from the second he saw her.

Gardiner, after their encounter sent out a breathless m...

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