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Parliament backs rules to make medicines cheaper and boost competitiveness of EU manufacturers

The European Parliament today backed new rules that will help reduce costs of medicines for people living in the EU and allow EU-based manufacturers

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S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann: We have to invest to make Southern Europe a hub for social and sustainable development

On the occasion of the conference of the “ Progressive Society ” initiative that took place yesterday in Lisbon, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann calls

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Forcing EU citizens to give fingerprints for all new ID cards is wrong approach

S&D MEPs today voted against measures that will impose collection and storing of fingerprints of all European citizens on all new ID cards. The S&D

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S&Ds will never accept permanent internal borders within the Schengen area

The European Parliament today restated its strong opposition to the extension of temporary borders within the Schengen passport free zone. MEPs backed

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S&Ds push for more funds in the EU 2021-2027 budget to support third countries, including for development, human rights and climate goals

Socialists and Democrats voted today in favour of a new ‘Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument’ (NDICI) that merges most

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National governments must stop blocking proposals to allow EU citizens to bring lawsuits collectively against large companies

The European Parliament today approved proposals that would allow EU consumers to bring lawsuits collectively against large companies, a process known

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European Parliament backs new laws to ensure EU consumers have same protections online and offline

The European Parliament today adopted a new digital contract law by revising the Consumer Sales Directive and approving a brand new Directive on the

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S&Ds: Partnership between African-Caribbean-Pacific States and the EU must be reinforced, also to tackle tragedy such as the tropical cyclone Idai

The tremendous breaking news on the devastating effects of tropical cyclone Idai over Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, has deeply struck the Joint

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S&Ds push for a deep reform of EU governance to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

Today the plenary of the European Parliament voted on a report on the implementation and delivery of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

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EU takes significant step to end letterbox companies in the EU and to protect workers

Negotiators from the European Parliament, Commission and Council, today backed new rules governing how companies can move between EU member states.