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S&D Seminar - Islands: Bridging the Gap. Challenges and options for EU's insular territories, 1 July 2010, conclusions of the seminar

The S&D Group holds a very successful seminar on Island territories.With a very high attendance and a high-quality panel of experts from a diversity of countries and backgrounds, the S&D...

Release of Sudanese opposition leader gives hope to democracy

On returning today, 1 July, from a visit to Sudan where she submitted the final report of her mission to the Sudanese authorities, the Euro MP Véronique De Keyser, Vice-president of the S&D Group...

Luis Yáñez informs Parliament about the poor state of health of Guillermo Fariñas

On Wednesday morning, MEP Luis Yáñez Barnuevo, coordinator of the Euro-Latin American Parliamentary Assembly (EUROLAT), informed the plenary meeting of the Group of the Progressive Alliance of...

Euro MPs secure crucial deal to end Bankers' Bonus Culture

A crucial deal on new laws to end the risk taking culture in banking that led to the global economic crisis was secured today in Brussels. The deal reached in a series of talks between Labour Euro MP...

Reinventing Europe's agriculture, food industry and environment

On 28 June, three MEPs from the S&D Group – Stéphane Le Foll, Marc Tarabella and Csaba Tabajdi – unveiled a text that forms part of the process of public debate which the European Commission has...

Financial crisis : European Parliament and Civil Society must unite for the changes

Last October, the European Parliament set up a Special Committee on the economic, financial and social crisis to analyse the impact of the crisis and to propose measures to secure a recovery on the...

The debate on working time of lorry drivers is closed

Progressive Euro MPs today welcomed the decision of the European Commission to respect the vote of the European Parliament which guarantees that all truck drivers benefit from the same working time...

The EU should take the lead on a financial transaction tax

"The G20 summit in Toronto made a lot of noise for nothing", said Martin Schulz today, leader of the main progressive group in the European Parliament. "This meeting of the leaders of the 20...