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Urgent call for Eurobonds to support Greece in economic crisis

S&D leader Martin Schulz today called on the Commission to bring forward urgent proposals for the launch of Eurobonds in order to deal with the crisis over Greek national debt. Following market...

S&D Euro MPs warn against hasty decisions on body scanners

Leading Euro MPs tonight warned the EU against rushing into decisions on the controversial use of body scanners to counter terrorist threats at airports. Ahead of parliamentary votes and draft...

Holocaust Day - MEPs told "Accept Responsibility for Collaboration"

International Holocaust Memorial Day today (Wednesday 27 January 2010) is being marked in the European Parliament by the lodging of a written declaration inviting Euro MPs to accept responsibility...

Croatia's EU negotiations in a decisive phase

The 2009 progress report by S&D Group vice president Hannes Swoboda commends Croatia for the results it achieved last year in adopting legislation and carrying out reforms required to qualify for...

Hopes for early talks on EU membership

The EP's foreign affairs committee today agreed the 2009 Progress Report on the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. The report notes that the opening of accession talks has been recommended and is...

EU acts to end a million needle-stick accidents a year

Euro MPs today approved an agreement between health professions and trades unions aimed at reducing the alarming rate of needle-stick accidents in hospitals and other institutions. A report presented...

Euro MPs meet Opel workers in Antwerp

A delegation of S&D Euro MPs led by Belgian MEP Kathleen Van Brempt, will visit the Opel factory in Antwerp today for talks with trades unions and the workforce. Said Ms Van Brempt, leader of the...

German social democrat MEPs declare solidarity with Opel employees in Antwerp. Plant closure is a blow for workers and the European Union alike

The delegation of the German social democrat Members in the European Parliament declare their solidarity with the Opel employees in Antwerp. The planned closure of the plant in Belgium and the...