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Strengthened EU-Africa partnership at the heart of talks during the World Social Forum

A strengthened partnership between Africa and the European Union will be at the heart of discussions between a delegation of Socialist and Democrat MEPs and delegates at the World Social Forum, which...

GPF delegation attends opening of World Social Forum

Jo Leinen, MEP, and Javier Moreno-Sanchez, Secretary-General of the Global Progressive Forum, both took part in the opening march of the World Social Forumalongside the Socialist Party of Senegal on...

S&D parliamentarians head to Aubervilliers to continue their fact-finding mission on the situation facing Roma people

A delegation of Socialist and Democrat MEPs is travelling to Aubervilliers in the suburbs of Paris on 8 February to assess the situation facing France’s Roma community. "Instead of arranging a visit...

EU Summit urged to call for Mubarak's resignation

The EU Summit should make a clear statement that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's time is up, said the leader of the European Parliament's main progressive group today. Martin Schulz, head of the...

British football fans can cheer to a united Europe

Football fans might be soon allowed to use cheaper foreign decoders to watch matches on TV, according to an opinion given today by the European Court Advocate General on a case brought by Premier...

Economic and environmental challenge of electric and electronic waste

The European Parliament today passed legislation reviewing the existing directive on EU produced electric and electronic equipment waste and setting stricter rules on their recycling. The S&D...

Italian government given a strict road map out of waste crisis in Campania

"The EU must immediately ban landfills in national parks and nature protected areas", says S&D Judith Merkies MEP The European Commission must hold back the still pending payment of €145.5...

The parliament puts an end to the "banana war"

The European Parliament today put an end to the long lasting "banana war" by giving its consent to EU agreements with eleven Latin American countries and with the United States. The EU will gradually...