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The S&D Group proposes European Parliament report on combatting terrorism and radicalisation, freedoms, the rule of law and democracy, Knut Fleckenstein MEP, Tanja Fajon MEP, extremism, populism,

Pittella on terrorism committee: Improving information sharing is smart. Creating an unnecessary new committee is not.

Speaking after a joint call from the leaders of the EPP and ALDE Groups in the European Parliament on creating a special committee on terrorism, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said: “We...
Tehran, Iran, terrorist attack, Victor Boştinaru MEP, S&D MEP Elena Valenciano

S&Ds condemn terrorist attacks in Tehran

The Socialists & Democrats in the European Parliament condemn in the strongest possible terms the terrorist attacks today in Tehran targeting the Parliament and the shrine of the Ayatollah...
Weekly Update - 14 to 18 March 2016

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

Quote of the week “The world is now more fragile. Europe, European citizens and European politicians should finally learn this lesson and think twice before voting for populist movements, whose...
S&Ds endorse new European consensus on development, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Norbert Neuser MEP, poverty eradication, #EndEnergyPoverty, climate change and agriculture, to tackling tax evasion and avoidance,  gross national income (GNI) for o

S&Ds endorse new European consensus on development

The Socialists and Democrats Group today endorsed the new European consensus on development, reiterating strong EU support for development co-operation and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...
Visa reciprocity with US: Commission must act for all EU citizens or face legal action, Tanja Fajon,Romania, Bulgaria, Poland, Croatia and Cyprus,

Visa reciprocity with US: Commission must act for all EU citizens or face legal action

If the European Commission refuses to meet its legal obligations and take action against the US for treating EU citizens differently when issuing visas, then the Parliament will start legal...
S&D Euro MPs today backed a proposal which would allow member states to apply the same VAT rate for print and e-publications.

S&Ds welcome the outcome of vote on VAT rate for publications

S&D Euro MPs today backed a proposal which will allow member states to apply the same VAT rate for e-publications as for printed books. Currently, electronically supplied services such as e-...