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Bee extinction endangers EU biodiversity and agriculture

S&D today in Strasbourg voiced alarm on the drastic decline in the number of bee colonies in the world supposedly due to the use of pesticides, pollution and deterioration of the environment. S...

People at risk after right wing Euro MPs vote down safeguards

S&D Euro MPs today denounced their conservative opponents for voting down safeguards for people's basic rights in a complex global deal on copyright. Effects of the vote include the fact that...

Patients have the right to unbiased information on prescription drugs

S&D welcome the outcome of today's vote on a parliamentary report that will stop Commission plans to allow pharmaceutical commercial campaigns. The decision will now allow accurate, independent...

Euro crisis: time for action and vision, say S&D Euro MPs

S&D Euro MPs today condemned EU leaders' failure to face up to the Euro zone crisis and urged them to make a leap forward in economic governance. Speaking in a European Parliament debate in...

Euro MPs fight for rights over EU budget

Socialists and Democrats leader Martin Schulz today warned EU ministers that their failure to respect the rights of the European Parliament was about to plunge the European Union into crisis...

Plenary Session - European Parliament in Strasbourg from 22 to 25 November 2010. Socialist and Democrat priorities on the agenda

Socialist and Democrat Priorities - Plenary Session - November II - Strasbourg . Monday 22 November 2010 Report on the proposal for a Council regulation on state aid to facilitate the closure of...

CAP should also contribute to a green economy

S&D welcome the proposal presented today by commissioner Dacian Cioloş as it takes on board many key demands put forward by our group and highlights the farming sector's potential to protect the...

EU urged to stand up for press freedom

An international conference in Sofia today condemned EU failures to protect media freedom and described infringements of journalists' rights as an attack on democracy itself. The conference,...