Wednesday

4th May 2016

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EU commissioners collect €500,000 for four months work

Around half a million euros for four months work. That's the salary to be collected by each of the four interim commissioners; Luxembourg's Martine Reicherts, Poland's Jacek Dominik, Italy's Ferdinando Nelli Feroci and Finland's Jyrki Katainen, who replaced the four commissioners elected as MEPs in May's European election, reports Spiegel.

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