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S&D backs EU ban on sovereign debt speculation

S&D Euro MPs will tomorrow in Strasbourg back a deal to ban the riskiest forms of speculation on financial markets. The deal targets short selling practices and remarkably credit default swaps (...

Plenary Session - European Parliament in Strasbourg from 14 to 17 November 2011. Socialist and Democrat priorities on the agenda

Socialist and Democrat Priorities - Plenary Session - November I - Strasbourg. Monday 14 November 2011 Implementation of professional qualifications directive Honeybee health and beekeeping Consumer...

De Keyser calls for European action against forced marriages

Véronique De Keyser, vice-president of the S&D Group in the European parliament, announced today that she will propose an own-initiative report to analyse and combat forced marriages in Europe...

Need for concrete decisions on the CSDP

It is time for action on the common security and defence policy (CSDP) - In his speech to the Berlin security conference, MEP Roberto Gualtieri (the Socialists and Democrats' spokesman on security...

Democratic principles must be respected in Bulgarian elections

The S&D Group in the European Parliament takes serious note of media and other reports about the way the first round of the presidential elections were both prepared and held in Bulgaria and...

Sakharov Prize for Arab Spring campaigners

The Group of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament is delighted with the European Parliament’s decision to award the Sakharov Prize to five leading figures in the Arab Spring movement...

Air passenger data exchange must include stringent safeguards

S&D Euro MPs today in Strasbourg called on the EU to ensure that stringent safeguards and rules are agreed everywhere in the world when European air passengers' data are transferred to a third...

EU asylum protection extended to people at risk of indiscriminate violence

The EU is to extend the rights given to refugees also to other people who are not eligible as refugees but nonetheless cannot return to their country of origin because they could be victims of...