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Pittella with journalists from Népszabadság: The free press is in danger. Hungary risks turning away from full democracy

Pittella with journalists from Népszabadság: The free press is in danger. Hungary risks turning away from full democracy

The S&D Group today welcomed journalists from the closed Hungarian newspaper, Népszabadság. The paper, which often took a critical stance towards the government, was closed last month following...
La dégradation politique et humanitaire en RDC Congo se poursuit. Le Groupe S&D va proposer des sanctions

Deteriorating political and humanitarian situation in Democratic Republic of Congo – S&Ds propose sanctions

Following yesterday’s success on the conflict minerals agreement, the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament met with the EU’s high representative for foreign affairs Federica...
S&Ds exclude any possible under-the-table deal with ALDE or any other group over the European Parliament president election

Pittella to Weber: Schäuble is the only bad guy – his obtuse obsession for austerity is pushing the EU to the verge of disintegration

Following the statement today from Manfred Weber, the president of the EPP group in the European Parliament, on austerity and fiscal stance, the leader of the Socialists and Democrats Group, Gianni...
Plenary update - Strasbourg session from 12 to 15 December 2016

Plenary update - Strasboug session from 21 to 24 November 2016

Press conference with S&D Group president Gianni Pittella on Tuesday 22 November at 10.10 in room LOW N-1/201. Watch the action live : www.socialistsanddemocrats.eu Our priorities EU-Turkey...
Pittella: Accession talks with Turkey must be frozen if Ankara keeps neglecting democracy and rule of law, enlargement, Pittella, Turkey, Ankara, HDP Party,

Pittella: Accession talks with Turkey must be frozen if Ankara keeps neglecting democracy and rule of law

Following the decision of the Conference of Presidents to schedule for the next plenary session a vote on a resolution concerning the situation in Turkey and the possibility of freezing the accession...
S&D Euro MPs back steps to move Europe away from austerity,  national budgetary plans for 2017, budget, Euro, EU structural and investment funds, Maria João Rodrigues, macroeconomic conditionality, Pervenche Berès, Alfred Sant,  Gianni Pittella,

S&D Euro MPs back steps to move Europe away from austerity

S&D Euro MPs today welcome the fiscal orientations for the eurozone as a whole proposed by the European Commission and its decision not to recommend a suspension of EU structural and investment...