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S&D launches fourth School of Democracy event in Reggio Emilia: #EuropeTogether we can!

S&D launches fourth School of Democracy event in Reggio Emilia: #EuropeTogether we can! Tomorrow afternoon, the S&D Group’s fourth annual School of Democracy will be launched in Reggio Emilia...
Pedro Sánchez brings back dignity and hope for more social justice in Spain

Pedro Sánchez brings back dignity and hope for more social justice in Spain

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament welcome the appointment of PSOE leader Pedro Sánchez as the new prime minister of Spain, following a no-confidence vote against Mariano Rajoy...
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 Group president, Udo Bullmann “We are not naïve free traders. On the contrary, we are committed to protecting our European workers and industries from unfair competition...
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S&Ds call on EU leaders to stand firm against Trump's populist and protectionist punitive tariffs

Reacting to the announcement that US punitive tariffs on steel and aluminium on EU imports would enter into force as of tomorrow, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann said: “The imposition of US tariffs...
S&Ds back civil society’s call on EU leaders for a more humane and sustainable Europe, Kathleen Van Brempt, Maria João Rodrigues,

S&Ds: Italy shows us that it is high time for a new Europe

Against the backdrop of the current political situation in Italy and on the occasion of a visit in Milan on Thursday, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann urgently calls for a reform of Europe and a...
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S&Ds score victory for European workers: Equal pay for equal work at the same place to become reality

Today, the European Parliament endorsed new rules for posted workers that will create fair conditions and fair competition for European workers and companies. The Socialists and Democrats had led the...
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Udo Bullmann on his first trip as S&D leader to Portugal

This Saturday, the leader of the S&D Group, Udo Bullmann, visits the congress of the Portuguese Socialist Party (PS) in Batalha (Portugal). During his visit he will meet with Prime Minister...
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The EU must focus on building a sustainable future for Greece, says Udo Bullmann

Ahead of today's Eurogroup meeting, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann calls on the Eurozone finance ministers to move talks on the Greek programme to the next stage and to start focussing on building...