President-elect of the European Commission Ursula Von der Leyen has immediately set to work to form a new team of Commissioners only days after her election from the European Parliament.

Since being chosen as current Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker's successor on 16 July, Von der Leyen has since resigned from her position as Germany's defence minister and turning over her portfolio in Chancellor Angela Merkel's government to Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, or AKK as she is widely known i...

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