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Exemption from punitive tariffs must not blind us to the damage done to rules-based trade order by Trump, warn S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament warn that a relief from prolonged EU exemption from US steel and aluminum tariffs should not deter attention from the US administration’s...
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A gleam of hope, say S&Ds on historic meeting between North and South Korean leaders

Reacting to the meeting between the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un and president of South Korea, Moon Jae-in, where both sides have agreed to rid the peninsula of nuclear weapons and push towards...
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The ban on bee-killing pesticides is a victory for citizens and for biodiversity

Socialists and Democrats welcome the decision taken by a majority of the 28 national experts to back the ban on neo-nicotinoid pesticides. The S&D Group recently led the European Parliament’s...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

S&Ds - Weekly Update. This week's highlights and what's coming up

Quote of the week by S&D president, Udo Bullmann "It is urgent to rapidly set the EU on a new development path towards equality, cohesion and re-convergence in line with the 2030 United Nations...
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Facebook and Twitter need to be accountable for the spread of fake news on their platforms

S&D MEPs have welcomed that the European Commission finally came forward with proposals to tackle the dissemination of fake news on online platforms such as Facebook or Twitter. The aim of...
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Europeans expect us to curb inequality, and we will do it, says Udo Bullmann

Socialists and Democrats set up a six-month lab to contribute to an alternative model of development for the EU. The European Union was built on solidarity, cohesion and the prospect of a better life...
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Empower small business Davids against digital Goliaths, demand S&Ds

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament welcome today the Commission’s ‘platforms to business proposal’, which seeks to regulate for the first time the relationship between large tech...