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Everyone should live up to the Paris climate agreement, say leading S&Ds

Today the European Parliament adopted a resolution calling for the full implementation of the agreement reached in Paris, ahead of the next UN climate summit. The Conference of the Parties (COP23)...
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It is high time to have a permanent fraud-free VAT system in Europe, say S&Ds

S&D Euro MPs today welcome the European Commission’s plan to reform the VAT taxation system in order to eradicate the €50 billion lost every year in cross-border fraud. They also praise the...
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S&Ds push for ban on endocrine-disrupting pesticides

Today the S&D Group won an important battle for European citizens’ health, despite opposition from conservative MEPs in the European Parliament and strong lobbying from pesticide multinationals...
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Ryanair cannot solve its crisis at the expense of passengers and workers, says Ismail Ertug

More than 700,000 passengers have been affected by the cancellation of 20,000 flights by Irish airline Ryanair. Most of the passengers are not entitled to compensation under the existing Passenger...
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Moldovan government is working to strengthen its integration with Europe, say S&Ds

During the debate on the situation in Moldova in the European Parliament this afternoon, S&D vice-president Victor Boştinaru MEP said: "Many in this House are accusing the Moldovan government of...
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Competition and consumer rights must be ensured by new EU telecoms rules, say S&Ds

Sweeping innovation keeps changing the telecoms landscape and demands an urgent update of the EU regulatory framework, which was last revised in 2009. Yesterday evening the industry and research...
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Empower women economically, say S&Ds to Commission

Today the European Parliament approved a very strong progressive S&D report calling on the Commission and member states to strengthen the economic empowerment of women to enable them to...