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Mr Tajani, you haven’t responded as candidate for the presidency of the European Parliament, will you accept the votes of the extreme right, Antonio Tajani, Pervenche Berès MEP,

Mr Tajani, you haven’t responded: as candidate for the presidency of the European Parliament, will you accept the votes of the extreme right?

Antonio Tajani is now the candidate of the European right for the presidency of the European Parliament. During a press conference organised in Strasbourg this morning, he was particularly vague and...
Fundamental rights are under threat in Poland and across the EU, Istanbul Convention on preventing violence against women, Birgit Sippel, Péter Niedermüller, LGBTI individuals, anti-gypsyism, roma, migrants and asylum seekers,

Fundamental rights are under threat in Poland

During a debate at the European Parliament in Strasbourg S&D MEPs strongly condemned the deteriorating fundamental rights situation in Poland and the statement from a government minister that...
S&Ds back railway modernisation, but not at the expense of workers

S&Ds back railway modernisation, but not at the expense of workers

European railways are in need of urgent modernisation and more competition so they can become a genuine alternative to road transport. While the technical aspects of the railway reform were already...
The Common Agriculture Policy should protect farmers against instability, say S&Ds, agricultural markets, Paolo de Castro MEP, Omnibus package, MEP Nicola Caputo, Rural Development Regulation, Income Stabilisation Tool,

The Common Agriculture Policy should protect farmers against instability, say S&Ds

The high price volatility in the agricultural markets over the last couple of years has damaged producers, while the rest of the food chain is not affected or even benefits. The European Parliament...
Europe cannot stay silent while reports say Assad forces are executing civilians in Aleppo, S&D vice-president, Victor Boştinaru, Syria,

Europe cannot stay silent while reports say Assad forces are executing civilians in Aleppo

As the Assad troops, backed by Iranian militias and Russia, regained control over east Aleppo, alarming reports from the United Nations and other sources refer to cases of brutal execution of...
Europe must aim higher in 2017, say S&Ds

Europe must aim higher in 2017, say S&Ds

The joint declaration on the EU's legislative priorities for 2017, signed in Strasbourg today by presidents Schulz and Juncker and Slovakian prime minister Robert Fico, represents a commitment by the...
Isabelle Thomas MEP

Deep-sea fishing: Parliament votes for fair and balanced regulation

Today the European Parliament voted with a large majority for the negotiated compromise on the new EU regulation on fishing deep-sea stocks in the North-East Atlantic (634 votes in favour and 38...