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S&D Group's candidates for today's election of the Vice-Presidents of the European Parliament

The Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats presents the following candidates for today's election of the Vice-Presidents of the European Parliament. ● Dagmar Roth-Behrendt ●...

Socialists and Democrats spell out demand for a new direction for Europe

The leader of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today sets out forceful demands for the Presidency of the European Commission in a letter welcoming his...

"Break off talks on Central America" says S&D Group

Talks on an association agreement between the EU and Central America should be suspended until normal political and institutional life is restored in Honduras, said the European Parliament's...

Fresh challenge to EU ministers after they abandon moves for Commission Presidency vote in July

EU ministers today abandoned moves to fast-track the reappointment of Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso after pressure from the European Parliament’s Socialists and Democrats backed by other...

S&D Group claim victory as fast-track Barroso decision is blocked

The Socialists and Democrats group in the European Parliament today claimed a victory on blocking the fast-track reappointment of Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso at a parliamentary session...

Martin Schulz press conference: 10h30 on 2 July, European Parliament Press Room

S&D Group leader Martin Schulz will give a press conference on the constitutive session of the European Parliament at 10h30 on 2 July in the European Parliament Press Room, Brussels. Tony...

Pressure mounts for despatch of UN envoy to Iran

Leaders of the European Parliament’s main left wing group today called for a special UN envoy to investigate events in Iran and condemned repression of peaceful demonstrations in the country. The...

Lisbon Treaty: "Today’s ruling by Germany’s Constitutional Court removes uncertainty," argues Martin Schulz

Following the ruling on the Lisbon Treaty delivered on 30 June by Germany’s Constitutional Court, the German leader of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists & Democrats in the European...