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S&Ds slam Merkel’s proposal for 'Jumbo Council' with finance and economy ministers as dead-end for Eurozone

Reacting to a proposal made by Chancellor Angela Merkel in a speech to her CDU /CSU parliamentary group on Tuesday to convene a Jumbo Council meeting

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Udo Bullmann: Parts of CDU/CSU still adhere to yesterday’s failed ideas

Ahead of an important debate in the Bundestag, S&D Group President, Udo Bullmann, urged hawks in the conservative CDU/CSU parliamentary group to

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S&D Euro MPs pushed towards harmonised corporate taxation to end tax race to the bottom

Today, S&D Euro MPs backed a set of proposals to upgrade the tax system in Europe and to ensure that tech giants such as Google and Facebook pay their

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Parliament backs overhaul of how EU is funded - with more money for young people and tackling climate change. Fake pro-Europeans instead abstain

The European Parliament today backed an ambitious reform of how the EU is financed. The Parliament voted on two joint reports, one on Parliament’s

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S&Ds: A new European budget investing in Europe, in people and in sustainable well-being for all

The European Parliament budget committee today backed a report calling for an ambitious and responsible future EU financing. This report will be the

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Jeppe Kofod on Fighting Inequalities

If anyone is still doubting about what the Socialists and Democrats stand for, here it's a good reminder.To #FightInequality is our core battle and we

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Parliament backs plan to increase up to 32,3 billion EUR of investment in EU’s external actions

The European Parliament today voted on two essential parts of the new European External Investment plan, which aims to increase up to 32,3 billion

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EFSI 2.0: Smart investments to ensure a good future for all Europeans

Today, the European Parliament voted with an overwhelming majority in favour of extending the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) for two

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EU list of priorities for 2018-19 is too weak, S&D wants more for Europeans

The Socialists & Democrats Group in the European Parliament distances itself from the draft of the ‘Joint Declaration on the EU's legislative

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Pittella: Centeno as Eurogroup president is a victory for Europe against blind austerity

S&D Group leader Gianni Pittella congratulates Portuguese minister of finance Màrio Centeno who has been elected as the new president of the Eurogroup