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S&D call for a strong result from the Copenhagen summit on climate change

The European Parliament this morning debates the preparation of the Copenhagen summit on climate change. Senior S&D MEPs share the opinion that "global action is necessary and that Copenhagen...

"The Dell case must never happen again," say Socialists & Democrats

Socialists and Democrats Euro MP will tonight in Strasbourg call on the European Commission for better management of EU funds in the light of the Dell case. Dell closed its plant in Ireland, laying...

European democracy: Time for EU citizens to make the difference

With the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty, EU citizens will be granted the right to be directly involved in the decision making process by sending a request to the Commission to bring forward a...

"Catherine Ashton, a good choice for EU top job", said Martin Schulz

“Catherine Ashton is a good choice for the job of the Union’s Foreign policy chief “said Martin Schulz, the leader of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament. “In the House of Lords,...

Deal reached for new laws on energy labelling

Under the compromise, there is a clear obligation to include reference to the energy label in all advertisements of energy-related products, where price- or energy-related information is disclosed...

Plenary Session - European Parliament in Strasbourg from 23 to 26 November 2009. Socialist and Democrat priorities on the agenda

Socialist and Democrat Priorities - Plenary Session - November II - Strasbourg Monday 23 November 2009 Adaptation of Parliament's Rules of Procedure to the Treaty of Lisbon Tuesday 24 November 2009...

EU citizens should be better protected against airline bankruptcies

The European Parliament will next week endorse a call from the Socialists and Democrats group for a legislation to protect passengers in the event of Airlines bankruptcy. Said the Transport committee...

Socialists and Democrats call on the EU to ease the ban on liquids in airplanes

Socialists and Democrats Euro MP's have called for an immediate lift on the ban on liquids such as toothpaste or baby bottles bought by travellers in European airports and for a total lift of the ban...