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Polish government must face consequences if it refuses to respect basic democratic principles

The European Parliament will tomorrow back a resolution criticising the actions of the Polish government that threaten the rule of law in the country. The resolution reaffirms Parliament's support...
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S&Ds demand a ban on the pesticides that kill bees and threaten biodiversity

Today the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) published a risk assessment report confirming that certain substances used in pesticides - neonicotinoids clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam -...
Udo Bullmann: We need full investigation into murder of Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová,

Udo Bullmann: We need full investigation into murder of Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová

Following the horrific murder of the journalist Ján Kuciak and his partner Martina Kušnírová in Slovakia this week, the S&D Group is calling for a full independent investigation into the deaths...
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S&D Euro MPs back the EU's Foreign Minsters' decision on climate diplomacy

S&D Euro MPs today welcomed the EU foreign affairs ministers’ commitment to implement the Paris Agreement on climate change and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Knut Fleckenstein...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

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

Quote of the week - S&D Vice-President Isabelle Thomas on the future financing of the EU. “Europe is facing huge challenges - millions of young people still can’t find work; the effects of...
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S&Ds to European Council: Put citizens' engagement at the heart of European democracy

Socialists and Democrats yesterday debated on the future of European democracy with students, professors, civil society representatives and mayors at the College of Europe, in Bruges. At this...
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Parliament backs a single digital gateway for administrative services across the EU

Accessing and understanding information about public services and administrative issues and completing procedures with public authorities can be notoriously difficult and frustrating. This is...