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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...

New impulse to strengthen the common EU energy policy

The Progressives in the European Parliament have affirmed that the "gas war" between Russia and Belarus highlights the need to strengthen the common EU energy policy in order to provide European...

The S&D want EU jobs bullet-proofed against South Korean unfair competition

"European jobs must be bullet-proofed against South Korean unfair competition", said European Socialists and Democrats today in Brussels, welcoming the adoption of a number of their proposals to...

The European Parliament wants to limit the bonuses paid out by listed companies

On Tuesday, following an initiative from Socialist MEP Saïd El Khadraoui, the European Parliament’s Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs recommended tough rules to limit the pay of...

Twitterstorm for Global Financial Transaction Tax

The main progressive group in the European Parliament in Brussels today launched a Twitterstorm for a global financial transaction tax and called on the public to tweet G-20 host, Canadian Prime...

Vote on maternity leave, postponed until the autumn

The women's rights committee accepted this morning the S&D proposal to postpone the vote in plenary until there is an acceptable impact assessment on the amendments presented by the Euro MPs to...

A new roadmap for gender equality

The report for the next gender equality roadmap, including new recommendations, was approved today.