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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...

SWIFT: S&D leader calls on Commission to closely watch the implementation of safeguards agreed

Following today's decision of the EU Council to officially accept S&D amendments to the so-called SWIFT agreement, S&D leader Martin Schulz said: "During the last months the European...

Plenary Session - European Parliament in Strasbourg from 5 to 8 July 2010. Socialist and Democrat priorities on the agenda

Socialist and Democrat Priorities - Plenary Session - July I - Strasbourg . Monday 5 July 2010 Rights of passengers in bus and coach transport Rights of passengers when travelling by sea and inland...

SWIFT: US and EU Council accept S&D demands

European Socialists and Democrats today welcomed the Council's unprecedented decision in Brussels to reopen talks with the US on TFTP, an anti-terrorism agreement on bank data (so called SWIFT),...

Deep concerns about Swedish Oil Company after Sudan war crimes report

The leader of the European Parliament's main progressive group is deeply concerned about claims made by a coalition of 50 NGOs that Sweden's Lundin Petroleum, previously Lundin Oil, and its partners...

2010 - Challenging year for Albania and Kosovo

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament reiterated today that each country's progress towards the European Union depends on its efforts to comply with the Copenhagen criteria and the...