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Amend Hungary’s media law so that we can move forward

The media law adopted by Hungary’s parliament seems at odds with European values, creating pointless tensions that are preventing the Hungarian Presidency from moving forward and providing solutions...

EU urged to tackle food shortages and price hikes

At the initiative of the S&D Group, Euro MPs in Strasbourg today called on the EU to urgently establish a system of food stocks to tackle price volatility in agriculture and to ban financial...

Innovation is the key to recover from the crisis - Photos of the debate available here

Socialists and Democrats made clear today that citizens are at the heart of Europe's change by taking in creating an innovative society. At an S&D public debate dedicated to the Innovation Union...

European semester: "A bad start" say Socialists and Democrats

S&D Euro MPs today strongly rejected the economic analysis and policy recommendations of the European Commission's annual growth survey and call on the European Council to agree on a different...

Schulz to Orban: withdraw the media act and spare Hungary a fiasco

In an open letter to the Hungarian Prime Minister, S&D leader Martin Schulz urged Victor Orban to withdraw the recently adopted Media Act in order to facilitate institutional cooperation and pave...

Dioxin scandal: "The guilty must pay"

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today tabled a request to the European Commission to urge Germany and all countries involved to impose penalties and ensure that anyone involved in...

Plenary Session - European Parliament in Strasbourg from 17 to 20 January 2011. Socialist and Democrat priorities on the agenda

Socialist and Democrat Priorities - Plenary Session - January I - Strasbourg. Monday 17 January 2011 Interim Partnership Agreement between the EC and the Pacific States Tuesday 18 January 2011...

“Sleeping Beauty Europe must wake up”

Close strategic collaboration on foreign policy between the 27 EU nations, using every country’s special relationships for mutual benefit, and an EU seat in the UN Security Council, emerged today as...