EU commissioner Oettinger under fire over private jet flight
Germany's EU commissioner is under fire for accepting a trip to Hungary in a Kremlin-linked lobbyist's private jet.
Guenther Oettinger has said he took the lift because he would otherwise have arrived late for a planned meeting with Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orban.
But critics accuse him of breaking European Union rules against accepting gifts of more than €150 (£129).
Mr Oettinger was already facing criticism after using an offensive term about Chinese people in a speech.
The flight took place on 18 May this year when Mr Oettinger was going to a conference in Budapest about the... read more