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11th Dec 2016

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Barroso bank job created concern, EU says

The European Commission has confirmed it will look at the contract signed by former chief Jose Manuel Barroso for a job with Goldman Sachs bank and decide whether he broke EU rules. A spokesman said his job had "created a considerable degree of concern" but denied that the commission had launched the probe because of public pressure only.

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