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S&Ds secure roaming deal: Europeans will no longer have to switch off data while travelling,  roaming, Miapetra Kumpula-Natri, wholesale data cap,

Pittella: Goodbye roaming, welcome Europe! We are finally ending roaming surcharges from tomorrow

This Thursday, 15 June 2017, finally roaming surcharges will be abolished in the EU. With the approval of lower inter-operator roaming charges the Socialists and Democrats pushed through the last...
S&D priorities - Strasbourg session from 16 to 19 January 2017

Plenary Session - European Parliament in Strasbourg from 12 to 15 June 2017. S&D priorities on the agenda

S&D priorities on the agenda, 12 to 15 June 2017 Preparation of the European Council of 22 and 23 June 2017 Gianni Pittella + 33 3 88 17 5159 Migration For the...
Pittella: Great result for Labour. Voters reject May’s dangerous vision of UK and Brexit

Pittella: Great result for Labour. Voters reject May’s dangerous vision of UK and Brexit

Speaking after the results of the UK election, S&D Group president Gianni Pittella said: “We are proud of a great campaign and result for UK Labour. This is a disaster for Theresa May. She called...
Progressive sustainable development book launch with Gianni Pittella, Ernst Stetter, Conny Reuter and colleagues holding banners of the SDGs

S&Ds on progressive sustainable development: from vision to action

Today, the Socialists & Democrats Group in the European Parliament, FEPS and SOLIDAR gathered together to discuss the question: “The2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: how can the EU...
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...
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...