“Personalization is the icing on the cake of democracy”

epa04148214 (FILE) A file photo dated 27 August 2007 shows the building of the European Central Bank (ECB) behind the Euro sign logo by artist Otmar Hoerl in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Annual eurozone inflation fell to a more-than four-year low in March increasing the pressure on the European Central Bank to act to head off fears of deflation. The region's cost of living slumped to 0.5 per cent in March compared with 0.7 per cent in February, the European Statistics Office Eurostat said on 31 March 2014. EPA/MAURITZ ANTIN *** Local Caption *** 51150520

Tax havens, euro bonds and the losers in the debt crisis … these were some of the topics in a SPIEGEL interview between leading candidates Jean-Claude Juncker and Martin Schulz because this May European voters will decide for the first time who becomes the president of the European Commission. 

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