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Dieselgate car touchscreen is touched by car mechanic

S&Ds score victory on new rules to prevent another Dieselgate scandal

This morning, negotiators from the European Parliament, Commission and Council reached a political agreement on the first new EU law to prevent emissions cheating in the future. In response to the...
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S&Ds condemn Trump playing with fire in Jerusalem

The S&D Group strongly protests against the announcement made by President Donald Trump about the official recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and his decision to move the US...
S&D Hearing on refugee sponsorship

Sponsorship and grass root efforts key for integrating refugees

S&D MEPs are calling for more support to be given to communities and refugees working to integrate newly arrived refugees into their societies. That was the message to come out of two seminars in...
Spot light on europe and words banking union

Pittella: We were expecting a more ambitious EMU reform. We will fight to scrap the fiscal compact

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament are not satisfied by the reform of the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) proposed today by the European Commission. S&D Group leader Gianni...
S&D vice-president Enrique Guerrero Salom to represent Global Progressive Forum at Montreal left-wing leaders’ summit

WTO/Argentina: The Global Progressive Forum calls on Argentina to guarantee democracy ahead of the WTO conference in Buenos Aires

The Global Progressive Forum strongly regrets the Argentinian government’s decision to deny access to several trade unions and NGOs at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) conference taking place in...
island and tree and eradicate tax havens under it

The EU blacklist of tax havens is only a first step; jurisdictions must respect their commitments, say S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats welcomed the blacklist of tax havens approved by EU finance ministers but warned the member states about the need to seriously follow-up on commitments and deplore the...