Jean-Claude Juncker and his chief of staff, Martin Selmayr (Photo: junckerepp)

Juncker's chief of staff: 'I get 800 emails a day'

The centre of power in Brussels has temporarily moved to the ninth floor of the so-called Charlemagne building in the EU district.

There, in a nondescript grey hallway guarded by security officers, pinned up pieces of paper with arrows guide vistors to the “President-elect Jean Claude Juncker” team.

“We’ve put them up to make him laugh,” says Martin Selmayr, Juncker's chief of staff.\n \nJuncker is protocol-averse and insists on being called “Jean-Claude”, Selmayr told this websi...

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