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Europe must fulfil its promises to Haiti

Marking the first anniversary of the earthquake that killed 220,000 people in Haiti, the European Parliament's Socialists and Democrats today called for stronger commitment to the country. They urged...

Progressive Euro MPs raise threat of sanctions against Hungary

Hungary faces EU sanctions over its controversial new media law, following action today by the main progressive group in the European Parliament in defence of values set out in the Treaty of Lisbon...

The European parliament steps up pressure for Eurobonds

Just a few hours before the opening of a crucial EU summit, the European Parliament today called on heads of state and government to consider the launch of Euro bonds as a tool to stabilise the euro...

More civilian approach for Afghanistan

S&D Group in the European Parliament expresses its satisfaction with the contents of the resolution on Afghanistan which was voted today in Strasbourg by a large majority of MEPs. The resolution...

Political leaders must not be afraid of Citizens' initiative

Following today's adoption - with 98% of members present - in Strasbourg of the European citizens' initiative, S&D leader Martin Schulz said: "The European Citizens’ Initiative is a unique...

Martin Schulz calls on the 27 to show unity and courage

On the eve of a European summit that will be crucial for the eurozone, the leader of the Group of Socialists and Democrats, Martin Schulz, has called upon the Heads of State and of Government to "...

New rules on international divorce discriminate against civil partnerships

An EU legislation aimed at simplifying international divorce procedures across the EU countries was accused of discriminating between married couples and couples in civil partnerships. Evelyne...

Demonstration against austerity measures in Srasbourg

Citizens and trade unionists demonstrated today against european austerity measures. Interview with S&D MEP, Catherine Trautmann