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S&Ds: EU must do more to defend LGBTI people in Europe and around the world

On the occasion of the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann said: “The situation for LGBTI

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S&Ds call on Turkey to respect the sovereign rights of Cyprus

Following the announcement of Turkey to start drilling within the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of Cyprus, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann said: “I

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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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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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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.

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S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann going to Italy on Wednesday and Thursday to express solidarity and assess situation regarding the Sea Watch

As the deadlock of the NGO vessel Sea Watch off the coast of Sicily in Italy continues, S&D Group leader Udo Bullmann will travel to the port of