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Euro notes and handcuffs

Parliament backs new rules to crack down on money laundering and organised crime

The European Parliament’s civil liberties, justice and home affairs committee, today backed two reports designed to make it harder for organised criminals and terrorists to access their illegally...
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The EU approval system for pesticides must improve to better protect human health, say S&Ds

Today the environment committee voted on a report by S&D MEP Pavel Poc, which calls for a better approval system for pesticides in the EU. It is part of the scrutiny by the European Parliament on...
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Key committees back the deal reached by S&Ds on Energy Efficiency and Renewables

Today, the industry and environment committees backed the deal on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, negotiated by S&D MEPs Miroslav Poche and José Blanco respectively. The final agreement...
Magnifying glass with Trans Fat through it

S&Ds urges the EU Commission to finally put a legal limit on trans fatty acids (TFAs) to save lives

The S&D Group urges the European Commission to finally present a legal limit on industrial added trans fatty acids (TFAs) at a European level for the food industry, as called for in the European...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&Ds - Weekly Update. This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week by S&D president, Udo Bullmann We strongly protest against the removal of the First President of the Polish Supreme Court, Małgorzata Gersdorf, and other judges from their...
humanitarian assistance

No one providing humanitarian assistance should be criminalised anywhere in Europe

People providing humanitarian assistance to those in need should not be criminalised anywhere in Europe. That was the message of a resolution backed today by MEPs in the European Parliament in...
S&D MEPs vote to protect freedom of panorama and effective copyright reform

Lobbying over copyright reform crossed a line. No MEP should be subject to serious threats

Over the last few days, numerous MEPs have received serious threats and verbal abuse over the proposed reform of EU copyright rules. Heated debate is a vital part of the political process, but...