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UK Police on crime investigation

248 MEPs back S&D call for committee to boost counter-terrorism work in the EU

The S&D Group has today proposed to set up a committee of inquiry to boost counter-terrorism work across the EU. The proposal has already received the backing of around 250 MEPs from different...
Pittella: Austria is providing the worst example of solidarity and anti-European spirit,  Pittella,

Pittella: Austria is providing the worst example of solidarity and anti-European spirit

Following the announcement of the Austrian Foreign minister, Sebastian Kurz, and the Defence Minister, Hans Peter Doskozil, about the possibility to send troops to the Italian border to prevent...
S&D priorities on the agenda, 3 to 6 July 2017

Plenary Session - European Parliament in Strasbourg from 3 to 6 July 2017 - S&D priorities on the agenda

Conclusions of the European Council of 22 and 23 June 2017 and preparation of the G20 Summit of 7 and 8 July 2017 ( Wednesday 5 July) Gianni Pittella + 33 3 88 17 5159 A...
Middle East Peace

S&Ds call for peace between Israelis and Palestinians through an end to occupation

Looking in-depth at the Middle East Peace Process, the S&D Group is hosting a two-day conference in the European Parliament today and tomorrow, with prominent speakers from Israel, Palestine,...

Cyprus: European Union best guarantor for reunification, say S&Ds

Tomorrow will see the start of a conference on the Cyprus problem, taking place in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, with discussions on the issue of 'Security and Guarantees'. Ahead of the talks, S&D...
“The Commission is right to act against Google”, say S&D Euro MPs

Pittella: The Google decision shows that Europe is not the Wild West

S&D Euro MPs today welcomed the Commission’s decision to sanction Google with a fine of € 2.45 billion for breaching EU anti-trust rules. Europe’s competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager has...
Albania socialist winner

Pittella: the Albanian people have clearly chosen the European path

Sunday's general elections in Albania ended with a landslide victory for the Albanian Socialist Party. The Socialist Movement of Integration could also increase the number of seats in the new...